About AOAC's Individual Membership


AOAC INTERNATIONAL is a professional scientific association dedicated to the development of standards through  voluntary consensus and quality laboratory management. Today AOAC's membership numbers nearly 3,000 from more than 90 countries, working in industry, government and academia. These individuals are laboratory managers, analytical chemists, microbiologists, toxicologists, forensic scientists, food scientists and management executives.

Why Join AOAC?


AOAC provides you with opportunities to increase your technical knowledge, build your leadership skills, broaden your professional and career horizons, tap into valuable scientific networks and save money by utilizing member discounts for AOAC meetings and publications.

Save Money


As a member you receive discounted pricing on AOAC products and services including;

  • Publications 
  • Subscriptions (Journal of AOAC INTERNATIONAL)
  • Annual Meeting registration
  • Training course registration

Leadership Opportunities

 

Grow professionally by volunteering and engaging in various AOAC voluntary consensus Stakeholder Panels (SP), Working Groups (WG), Expert Review Panels (ERP), committees and task forces where decisions are being made and global standards are being developed for various industries.


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Participate in Awards Program


The AOAC Awards Program bestows well-earned recognition to individuals who have made significant contributions to AOAC and the analytical science community as a whole. 

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The Future of AOAC Membership

 

AOAC and the standards-based scientific community is evolving.  Your professional society, AOAC INTERNATIONAL,  has been in the process of repositioning itself to satisfy current  and future global needs. The future of AOAC is in the development of voluntary consensus standards, providing solutions through the same process, and approving methods for use on a world-wide basis along with our global partners such as ISO.

Access to Methods Online

 

Your membership includes complimentary access to the Official Methods of Analysis (OMA) online.  The Official Methods of Analysis is an international source of methods, with government, academia and industry contributing their expertise to standards development and method validation. The Official Methods of Analysis is the most comprehensive and reliable collection of chemical and microbiological methods available in the world today. 

Interact, Network, and Engage


Throughout the year, AOAC sponsors meetings, workshops, and regional Section events, which offer outstanding networking opportunities. This is your chance to get to know other AOAC members, build and expand your professional contacts, and learn more about analytical sciences.

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AOAC's Premier Magazine


With your membership you receive a complimentary subscription to AOAC’s premier magazine, Inside Laboratory Management (ILM) — that covers important topics in the analytical community.

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Technical Divisions (Optional)


AOAC offers two specific technical divisions to our members. Each technical division is field specific and provides members a forum for networking and collaboration within their specialty area. Division membership is a unique vehicle for making the AOAC your association and for tailoring programs and activities to meet your particular professional concerns. Involvement in technical divisions is optional.

  • The Technical Division for Laboratory Management (TDLM) 
  • The Technical Division on Reference Materials (TDRM) 

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Printable Brochure


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