Final NORM 2018 Technical Program

Programming Highlights:

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  • Undergraduate program. Special activities are available at NORM 2018 especially organized for undergraduate students.
    On Sunday night June 24, join the Eastern Oregon University Student Chapter for a special “liquid nitrogen” ice cream social followed by the poster session.
    On Monday June 25th, grab a student boxed lunch at 11:30 am and mingle in the Battelle Auditorium Lobby (no food or beverages in the lecture hall). Then join the Eminent Scientist Lecture by Dr. Mas Subramanian, the Oregon State University Milton Harris Endowed Chair and Professor of Materials Chemistry. His talk is entitled: “YInMn Blues: An amazing Chemistry Discovery that Startled the Science and Art World.”
    On Monday evening, undergraduate students are also welcomed to join the hike up Badger Mountain, hosted by the Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) and the Women Chemists Committee (WCC). The hike will be guided by members of the YCC, WCC and other volunteers. At the top of Badger Mountain, local experts will give a brief talk on the interesting geology of the area.
  • Pre-college teacher track. Sessions and workshops geared towards high school and middle-school educators. All K-12 educators with an interest in chemistry are welcome to attend.
  • ACS career workshopsACS Career Pathways™ is a carefully researched and designed program that helps you find a career pathway and a job in the chemical sciences that’s right for you. Find advice on how best to position yourself to enter these fields, as well as tips for assembling job applications tailored to each individual field.

Navigating the Conference

Learn more about our programming below:

Technical Sessions

Technical programming includes presentations, poster sessions and panels on a broad range of scientific topics.



ACS offers a range of career and communication workshops designed to help scientists develop professionally



All work and no play makes for a very dull conference! Join us for one of our informative, networking or social events