Fall Scientific Meeting


8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, October 26, 2018

Curtiss Hall, Saginaw Valley State University

Check in Starting at 7:30 am

Midland ACS and the SVSU Chemistry Club cordially invite you to participate in this year’s Fall Scientific Meeting and explore our theme of Marvelous Metals!  The event will feature morning oral presentations and an afternoon poster session.  

Keynote Speaker Highlight:

Dr. Jerzy Klosin (Fellow, Core R&D) from Dow will present on “Development of Molecular Catalysts for the Production of Ethylene-Based Copolymers”. 


Additional Featured Speakers:

  • Prof. Ronald Tackett – Kettering University
  • Prof. Martin Crimp – Michigan State University
  • Prof. J. Wayne Johns – University of Michigan
  • Prof. Gabriel Caruntu – Central Michigan University


Program and abstract book to come.


Important Dates:

Abstract Submission for Poster and Oral Presentations:  September 30th, 2019

Conference Registration Deadline: October 7th, 2019


Call for Abstracts:

Poster and oral presentations: please submit a title and 300 word abstract to acsfallsubmits@gmail.com

Oral presentations will be 20 minutes long with 10 minute Q&A.  Posters have suggested dimensions of 48” x 36”.  Strict adherence to the conference theme is not a requirement.


Event Cost

This meeting is FREE! All registrants are encouraged to join us in the Marketplace Café for lunch, where you can purchase your meal directly.  The first 100 students to register will receive a complementary meal ticket. 


To ensure name tags are available for all presenters and attendees, please use the Sign Up Genius page to register.  This will also ensure we have adequate accommodations for all attending.

Helpful Links & Information

SVSU Campus Map

Directions to the SVSU Conference Center