2017 Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting

Call for Papers

The call for abstracts for the RMRM 2017 has been issued.  In addition to the technical symposia listed below, we welcome the submission of papers to the general sessions. The deadline for all submissions has been extended to August 25th, 2017.  There will be no extensions of the deadline past this date.  Please go to the link below to submit your abstracts:


Special Events

The following special events will be hosted at the Meeting.  Organizers for each of these are listed here.

  • Women Chemists Committee Breakfast (Thursday) - Christine Dunne (organizer)
  • Young Chemists Committee Lunch (Thursday) - Christine Dunne (organizer)
  • Senior Chemists Committee Lunch (Friday) - Gerry Meyer (organizer) 

Technical Sessions

The following invited symposia are being planned for the Meeting. Organizers for each of these symposia are listed beside their sessions. 

  • Catalysis and Green Chemistry - Hua Zhao (organizer)
  • Biomaterials for Energy Production - Richard Schwenz (organizer)
  • Nanomaterials - Jing Zhou (organizer)
  • Energy Production from Solar Radiation - Carl Koval (organizer)
  • Radioanalytical Nuclear Chemistry Ning Xu (organizer)
  • The Future of Chemical Education - Jerry Suits (organizer)
  • Chemistry and the Environment - Richard Schwenz (organizer)
  • Chemistry of Beer and Brewing Products - Michael Mosher (organizer)
  • Cohosted by the American Society of Brewing Chemists
  • Young Scholars Symposium - Debbie Crans (organizer)
  • Inhibitor Design and Studies in Medicinal Chemistry - Debbie Crans (organizer)
  • Sponsored by the Division of Organic Chemistry

General oral and poster sessions in each of the sub-disciplines of chemistry are being organized. Contributed talks and posters will be offered in these sessions.  Please associate your contributed talk or poster to the session that closest 

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical Education 
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry

Undergraduate presenters are encouraged to participate in any of the general oral and poster sessions. No specific undergraduate symposia will be scheduled.

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