Fall Scientific Meeting


8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Saturday, October 13, 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 how CHEMISTRY IS OUT OF THIS WORLD!  The event will feature morning oral presentations and an afternoon poster session.  

Keynote Speaker Highlight

Dr. Allison Steiner from the University of Michigan will present on “Atmospheric Chemistry and the Biosphere:  Natural sources of volatile organic compounds and their fate in the atmosphere”. 

Additional Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Ted Bergin – University of Michigan, Astronomy
  • Dr. Margaret Wooldridge – University of Michigan, Aerospace Engineering
  • Dr. Marcos Dantus, MSU, Chemistry Department
  • Chris Windiate – Dow Chemical, TS&D Transportation

Click Here for: 2018 ACS Fall Scientific Meeting Program

Click Here for: 2018 ACS-FSM Program and Abstract Book

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission for Poster and Oral Presentations: May 4th – September 16th 2018 – Closed

Conference Registration Deadline: September 21st 2018 – Closed

 Call for Abstracts:

Poster and oral presentations; please submit a title and 300 word abstract to ACSmidland2018@gmail.com.  Oral presentations will be 20 min long with 10 min Q&A.  Posters have suggested dimensions of 48” x 36”.   Strict adherence to the conference theme is not a requirement! – Closed

Event Cost

The only cost associated with the conference event is a $10 charge to cover lunch.  The first 100 students to register for the event will have lunch provided.  Please use the appropriate sections of the Sign Up Genius page to register.




Helpful Links & Information

SVSU Campus Map

Directions to the SVSU Conference Center