85th Annual Convention | March 17 – 19, 2019


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85th Annual Convention | March 17 – 19, 2019 | Scottsdale, AZ

NIOP 85th Annual Convention 
Call for Presentation Proposals

The National Institute of Oilseed Products (NIOP) invites your presentation proposals for the 2019 Annual Convention, March 17-19, 2019 in Scottsdale, AZ.

Do you have an engaging and informative idea or topic for presentation or know someone who does? We’d love to hear from you! Please review the submission instructions and additional information below or access the proposal submission form directly here. Please download and complete the form in its entirety before submission. 

Criteria and Submission Instructions

Presentation Proposal Submission Deadline: October 1, 2018
Completed proposal submission forms should sent via email to  leigh@niop.org

Background Information

Presentation proposals will be reviewed based on their individual merit and their application to NIOP’s mission:

The National Institute of Oilseed Products is an international trade association with the principal objective of promoting the general business welfare of persons, firms and corporations engaged in the buying, selling, processing, shipping, storage and use of vegetable oils and raw materials.

For over 80 years, NIOP has served the needs of its international membership representing a variety of trades. The list includes importers and exporters, samplers and weighers, transportation operators, brokers, testing laboratories, storage tank operators, processors, refiners, food manufacturers, insurance companies, soap and cosmetic firms and coconut and palm plantation operators.

Guidelines for Presentation Proposal Submission

NIOP will consider the educational value of each presentation proposal and the extent to which it presents new and/or significant information to the oilseed industry and will be reviewed based on: appropriateness of topic, level of content, cutting-edge information, timeliness of the subject matter, clarity of the presentation, comprehensiveness of session objectives, expertise of proposed speaker(s) and speaker selection related to experience, topics, etc. Please note that the use of company names is prohibited in titles of proposals. 

Presentation proposals are due October 1, 2018.

If you have any questions regarding the submission requirements, please contact NIOP Staff at leigh@niop.org

Thank you,

NIOP Convention Committee


View the proposal submission form!