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FORTHCOMING HIST SYMPOSIA AND MEETINGS

General Papers.

Contact Nicolay V. Tsarevsky:

Nicolay V. Tsarevsky
Department of Chemistry
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX 75275-0314

Phone: (214) 768-3259
Fax: (214) 768-4089
Email: nvt@smu.edu

Check the call for papers in Chemical and Engineering News or the ACS website for abstract deadlines. Submit your abstract via the the new MAPS (Meeting Abstracts Programming System) by the indicated date.

NOTE: The MAPS (Meeting Abstracts Programming System) system is built and maintained by Scholar One, owned by Thompson Reuters. We believe it will be a significant improvement over PACS. Also, it may be a bit more difficult for the Program Chairs to add late abstracts with the new system (at least initially), so it is all that much more important that you get your abstracts in on time, if not early.

If you do not have access to a computer for use in the submission, contact the program chair by prior to the indicated date.


UPCOMING MEETINGS AND HIST DEADLINES

Offerings are subject to change. Check the HIST website (http://www.scs.illinois.edu/~mainzv/HIST/) for updates.

Submit your abstract via the new online Meeting Abstracts Programming System (MAPS) by November 7th, 2016. If you do not have access to a computer for use in the submission or are having difficulties in submitting your abstract, contact Seth Rasmussen (seth.rasmussen@ndsu.edu). Check the call for papers in Chemical and Engineering News or www.acs.org for changes in the abstract deadlines.


255th ACS Meeting, New Orleans, March 18-22, 2018

HIST Tutorial and General Papers. (Seeking contributors) Nicolay V. Tsarevsky, Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275-0314, Phone: (214) 768-3259, email: nvt@smu.edu

HIST Award Symposium Honoring Jeff Seeman. (Invited) Joseph Gal, University of Colorado Denver, CO 80045, Phone: (303) 319-1771, Email: joe.gal@ucdenver.edu

Food at the Crossroads: Water, Energy, Environment, Technology. (Invited and Seeking contributors) Mary Virginia Orna, Department of Chemistry, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY 10805, Phone: (914) 654-5302, email: maryvirginiaorna@gmail.com


256th ACS Meeting, Boston, August 19-23, 2018

HIST Tutorial and General Papers. (Seeking contributors) Nicolay V. Tsarevsky, Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275-0314, Phone: (214) 768-3259, email: nvt@smu.edu

Louis Pasteur's Discovery of Molecular Chirality: Review and Analysis on the 170th Anniversary. (Invited) Joseph Gal, University of Colorado Denver, CO 80045, Phone: (303) 319-1771, email: joe.gal@ucdenver.edu

Past President Symposium Honoring Arthur Cope. (Invited and Seeking contributors) Roger A. Egolf, Pennsylvania State University -Lehigh Valley Campus, 8380 Mohr Lane, Fogelsville, PA 18051-9999, Phone: (610) 285-5110, email: rae4@psu.edu

HIST Award 2018. (Invited)


257th ACS Meeting, Orlando, March 31-April 4, 2019

HIST Tutorial and General Papers. (Seeking contributors) Nicolay V. Tsarevsky, Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275-0314, Phone: (214) 768-3259, email: nvt@smu.edu

Archaeological Chemistry: Art and Archaeology in the Ancient and Medieval World. (Invited and Seeking contributors) Seth C. Rasmussen, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, North Dakota State University, NDSU Dept. 2735, P.O. Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050, Phone: (701) 231-8747, email: seth.rasmussen@ndsu.edu; Mary Virginia Orna, Department of Chemistry, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY 10805, Phone: (914) 654-5302, email: maryvirginiaorna@gmail.com

Disabled Chemists. (Invited and Seeking contributors) David Lewis, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI 54701, Phone: (715) 836-4744, email: lewisd@uwec.edu


HIST Past Presidents Symposium Series

The HIST Past Presidents Symposium series is designed to explore the professional and scientific legacy of some of our former ACS Presidents. Symposia are planned for National ACS meetings in the geographical area associated with the President to be honored. Past symposia have honored Henry Eyring (Salt Lake City, Spring 2009), Anna Jane Harrison (Boston, Fall 2011), Mary Good (New Orleans, Spring 2013), Helen Free (Indianapolis, Fall 2013), William Carroll (Dallas, Spring 2014), Attila Pavalth (San Francisco, Fall 2014), Henry Hill (Boston, Fall 2015), and Charles C. Price (Philadelphia, Fall 2016) . Future symposia are under development. If you would like to be a part of any of these future symposia, please contact Jan Hayes at janan.hayes@yahoo.com for more information on plans and participation.