2017 Midwest Regional Meeting

Program Schedule

(updated October 12, 2017)

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Wednesday P.M. - October 18, 2017

 Location Activity
 KS Union - Big 12  ACS Governance Meet and Greet (4 pm - 6 pm)
 KS Union - 5th Floor
 Registration (3 pm - 8 pm)
 KS Union - Ballroom
 Initial Exposition Set Up (5 pm - 9 pm)

 KS Union - Ballroom

 Welcome Reception (refreshments) and

 Poster Session #1 (Sci-mix,  6 pm - 8 pm) 

 Free State Brewery
 Brewery Tour (3 pm - 5 pm) - registration required

Thursday A.M. - October 19, 2017

 Location Activity
 KS Union - 5th Floor Registration (7 am - 12 pm)
 KS Union - Ballroom
 Exposition and light refreshments (8 am - 12 pm)
  
 Location Symposia (8 am - 11:30 am)
 KS Union - Woodruff
 Theory / Spectroscopy / Materials (joint symposium)
 KS Union - Big 12
 Medicinal Chemistry: Chemical Biology of Infectious Disease
 KS Union - Malott

 Catalysis (1):

 Catalysts and Catalytic Technologies for Fuels, Chemicals, and

 the Environment

 KS Union - Jayhawk

 Entrepreneurship: Starting Companies in the Pharmaceutical

 Industry

 KS Union - Alderson

 Analytical Chemistry (1): Analytical Applications of

 Microfluidics

 KS Union - Centennial Organic/Medicinal Chemistry (General 1)
 KS Union - Pine Biochemistry (General)
 KS Union - Kansas Analytical Chemistry (General)
 KS Union - Ballroom

 Poster Session #2 - Undergraduate Research

 (8 am - 10 am, with poster judging) 

 KS Union - Ballroom

 Poster Session #3 - Undergraduate Research

 (10:10 am - 12:10 pm, with poster judging) 

Thursday P.M. - October 19, 2017

 Location Activity
 KS Union - 5th Floor  Registration (12 pm - 5 pm)
 KS Union - Ballroom  Exposition and light refreshments (12 pm - 5 pm)
 KS Union - English Women Chemists Committee lunch (11:30 am - 12:30 pm)
  
 Location Symposia (12:30 pm - 3:30 pm)
 KS Union - Big 12
 Midwest ACS Graduate Awards Symposium
 KS Union - Malott

 Catalysis (2):

 Catalysts and Catalytic Technologies for Fuels, Chemicals, and

 the Environment

 KS Union - Alderson

 Nanomaterials (1):

 From Molecules to Nanomaterials: Applications in Energy

 and Catalysis

 KS Union - Kansas

 Spectroscopy (1):

 Spectroscopy Applied to Structure, Dynamics, and Imaging 

 KS Union - Jayhawk
 Theoretical (1): Theory of Interfaces
 KS Union - Centennial
 Organic/Medicinal Chemistry (General 2)
 KS Union - Ballroom

 Poster Session #4 (Organic and Medicinal Chemistry,

 1 pm - 3 pm)

 KS Union - Woodruff
 Midwest ACS Awards Plenary Presentation (3:45 pm - 5:30 pm)
  
 Location Activity

 Oread Hotel - Hancock

 Room / Hancock

 Library Combo

 Midwest Awards Reception (6 pm)

 Oread Hotel - Hancock

 Room / Hancock

 Library Combo

 Midwest Awards Banquet (7 pm)

Friday A.M. - October 20, 2017

 Location Activity
 KS Union - Media Crossroads  Senior Chemists Breakfast (7 am - 8:30 am)
 Oread Hotel - Five 21 Restaurant
 Midwest Region Board Meeting (8 am - 10:30 am)
 KS Union - 5th Floor Registration (7 am - 12 pm)
 KS Union - Ballroom
 Exposition and light refreshments (8 am - 12 pm)
 KS Union - International
 ACS Career Development Courses (8 am - 12 pm)
  
 Location Symposia (8 am - 11:30 am)
 KS Union - Woodruff
 Organic Synthesis (1): Organic Synthesis and Catalysis
 KS Union - Big 12 Chemical Biology (1): Chemical Biology of Microbial Processes
 KS Union - Malott
 Theoretical (2): Theory of Interfaces
 KS Union - Alderson

 Nanomaterials (2):

 From Molecules to Nanomaterials: Applications in

 Energy and Catalysis 

 KS Union - Kansas

 Spectroscopy (2):

 Spectroscopy Applied to Structure, Dynamics, and

 Imaging 

 KS Union - Divine 9
 Physical Chemsitry (General 1)
 KS Union - Jayhawk Inorganic Chemistry (General 1)
 KS Union - Centennial  Organic/Medicinal Chemistry (General 3)
 KS Union - Pine Materials Chemistry (General 1)
 KS Union - English Chemical Education (General)
 KS Union - Ballroom

 Poster Session #5 (Chemical Education and

 Biochemistry, 8 am - 10 am)

 KS Union - Ballroom

 Poster Session #6 (Analytical Chemistry,

 10:10 am - 12:10 pm) 

Friday P.M. - October 20, 2017

 Location Activity
 KS Union - 5th Floor
 Registration (12 pm - 2 pm)
 KS Union - Ballroom
 Exposition and light refreshments (12 pm - 3 pm)
 KS Union - 4th Floor Lobby  Young Chemists Night Out (6 pm)
 KS Union - International  Resume Reviews (30-minute individual appointments)

 (1 pm - 5 pm)

  
 Location Symposia (1 pm - 4:30 pm)
 KS Union - Woodruff
 Cope Scholar Symposium: Synthesis and Catalysis
 KS Union - Big 12 Chemical Biology (2): Chemical Biology of Microbial Processes
 KS Union - Alderson
 Analytical Chemistry (2): Analytical Applications of Microfluidics
 KS Union - Kansas
 Chemical Education: New Directions in Chemistry Education
 KS Union - Pine Materials Chemistry (General 2)
 KS Union - Malott
 Physical Chemistry (General 2)
 KS Union - Jayhawk
 Inorganic Chemistry (General 2)
 KS Union - Centennial
 Organic/Medicinal Chemistry (General 4)
 KS Union - Ballroom

 Poster Session #7 (Physical Chemistry,

 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm) 

 KS Union - Ballroom

 Poster Session #8 (Materials and Inorganic Chemistry,

 2:40 pm - 4:40 pm)

Saturday A.M. - October 21, 2017

 Location Activity
 KU School of Pharmacy

 K-12 Teaching Program (8 am - 12 pm)

 Breakfast and refreshments