Welcome to the World Congress on Oils & Fats & ISF Lectureship Series in 2020

9 - 12 February 2020 Sydney, Australia

International Convention Centre

Registration is now open


It is with great pleasure that we invite you to be a part of the 2020 World Congress on Oils and Fats & ISF Lectureship Series to be held in Sydney, Australia from 9-12 February 2020. Australia last hosted the World Congress on Fats and Oils in Sydney in conjunction with the ISF Lectureship Series in 2009. View full welcome.

G’day Sydney

Welcome to Sydney, Australia! Sydney is one of the world’s most picturesque cities that is surrounded by a majestic harbour and scattered with beaches, national parks and iconic buildings. Learn more about Sydney and its surrounds.


The World Congress on Oils and Fats (WCOF2020) will be held at the International Convention Centre Sydney, Australia from 10 – 12 February 2018. WCOF 2020 will be co-hosted and delivered by three societies; The Australian Oilseeds Federation (AOSF), The Australian Olive Association (AOA) and The Australian American Oil Chemists Society (AAOCS). View host information.

Key Dates

  • Call for abstracts open Monday 11 February 2019
  • Registration open Monday 8 April 2019
  • Abstract submission deadline Friday 12 July 2019
  • Abstract reviews Monday 15 July – Monday 19 August 2019
  • Abstract notification period 19-23 August 2019
  • Early bird registration 8 April - 30 September 2019
  • Speaker /Presenter registration deadline Monday 30 September 2019
  • Standard registration deadline 1 October 2019 – 24 January 2020
  • LATE registration deadline 25 January 2020 - 12 February 2020
  • Accommodation booking deadline Friday 20 December 2019

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The committee is made up of leaders from various major Federations and Institutes from around the world. View the Committee.

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ICC Sydney is Australia’s first fully-integrated convention, events, exhibition and entertainment centre. View the Venue.

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General Information

We look forward to welcoming you to Sydney in February 2020 and hope that you enjoy your time here. See useful information.