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Meeting and Short Course Proposal

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  We welcome your ideas for a future conference or short course.
  • Electronic submission only. A document (MSWord) containing the information in your proposal will be emailed to you.
  • Your proposal will be reviewed by AOCS for input and program confirmation.
  • If you have questions, please email meetings@aocs.org.

  1) Proposed meeting title   

  2) Please provide a primary contact: (All fields in this section are required.)

Name:
Title:
Organization:
Mailing Address:
Phone:
Email:
 

  3) What group/organization is proposing this meeting? (Select as many as apply)

AOCS Section
    Asian
    Australasian
    Canadian
    European
    Indian
    Latin American
    USA


AOCS Division
    Agricultural Microscopy
    Analytical
    Biotechnology
    Edible Applications Technology
    Health and Nutrition
    Industrial Oil Products
    Lipid Oxidation and Quality
    Phospholipid
    Processing
    Protein and Co-Products
    Surfactants and Detergents



    Other


  4) What is the primary focus of the program?



  5) What are the objectives of this meeting? (Please identify three objectives)

1.
2.
3.


  6) People will attend this meeting to: (Select as many as apply)

Find out what others are doing in their field(s)
Compare their practice(s) against industry norms
Learn where the industry or technology will be in the short- or long-term
Other


  7) Who will benefit from this meeting? (Select as many as apply)

Academicians
Customer Service Representatives
Marketers
Plant Supervisors
Product Developers
Researchers
Scientists
Senior Management
Students
Other

  7a) To which interest area(s) does this meeting apply? (Select as many as apply)

Algal technology
Analysis
Biobased products
Edible ester technologies
Food security
Formulation
Health
Nonfood uses
Nutrition
Process and manufacturing
Safety
Structure/function
Sustainability
Other

  8) What is the duration of this meeting?


  9) What is the recommended date and location for this meeting? Why?

Recommended date: Location: Why:

  10) How many participants do you expect to attend?



  11) Is an exhibit appropriate for this meeting?

Yes
No


  12) What marketing opportunities do you suggest to help promote this meeting? (Please name specific avenue):
          (Select as many as apply)

Departments at universities:
Industry groups:
Industry publications:
Professional society membership lists:
Other meeting(s):
Other:









  13) Please provide a focus paragraph describing the meeting:


  14) Please include a draft outline of the meeting program: