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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 5, 2018. If you do not have access to a computer for use in the submission or are having difficulties in submitting your abstract, contact Nicolay V. Tsarevsky, Phone: (214) 768-3259, email: nvt@smu.edu. Check the call for papers in Chemical and Engineering News or www.acs.org for changes in the abstract deadlines.


258th ACS Meeting, San Diego, CA, August 25-29, 2019

Schedules and Abstracts


Southwest/Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, El Paso, TX, November 13-16, 2019

Celebrating the Elements and Their Discoverers. (Closed for Submissions) Christine Hahn, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, Kingsville, TX, email: Christine.Hahn@tamuk.edu; Nicolay V. Tsarevsky, Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275-0314, Phone: (214) 768-3259, email: nvt@smu.edu


259th ACS Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, March 22-26, 2020

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

History of Polymer Science. (Invited and Seeking contributions) Nicolay V. Tsarevsky, Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, Phone: (214) 768-3259, email: nvt@smu.edu; 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

The Life and Legacy of Alfred Bader. (Invited and Seeking contributions) Mary Virginia Orna, ChemSource, Inc., 39 Willow Drive, New Rochelle, NY 10805, Phone: (914) 310-0351, email: maryvirginiaorna@gmail.com


260th ACS Meeting, San Francisco, CA, August 23-27, 2020

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. (Invited) Nicolay V. Tsarevsky, Department of Chemistry, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 75275, Phone: (214) 768-3259, email: nvt@smu.edu

Springer Briefs in the History of Chemistry: 10th Anniversary. (Invited) 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

The Science and Legacy of Glenn Seaborg. (Invited) Roger Egolf, Pennsylvania State University - Lehigh Valley Campus, Center Valley, PA 18034, Phone: (610) 285-5110, Email: rae4@psu.edu and Jan Hayes, Email: janan.hayes@gmail.com


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.