General Meeting Information

THE 41th MIDDLE ATLANTIC REGIONAL MEETING (MARM 2010) will be hosted by the ACS Delaware Section and held on April 10-13 at the historic Hotel du Pont, in Wilmington, DE. The abstracts program is now open for submission of papers online (click Call for Papers at left).

The deadline for abstracts was March 1.

The theme of the meeting is "Chemistry in the First State." Topical symposia planned for the meeting include sessions on medicinal chemistry and the pharmaceutical industry; environmental chemistry; physical/analytical chemistry; materials science/polymer chemistry and engineering; fluorine chemistry; materials science/nanochemistry; sustainability, green chemistry and policy; computers in chemistry; chemical education; food chemistry; issues and resources in chemical health and safety; and more.

The Carothers Award and Arthur C. Cope Scholar symposium are planned, as well as general sessions in organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, and biochemistry. A poster session will also be held in conjunction with the exposition. Other special events and programming are planned for high school teachers and women chemists.

Workshops will be offered for small chemical businesses, molecular simulation, how to be a more effective chemical hygiene officer, and ethics. The meeting program will also feature career workshops and individualized résumé reviews.

Recipients of the ACS Regional Industrial Innovation Award, the E. Ann Nalley Regional Award for Volunteer Service to the American Chemical Society, the Stanley C. Israel Regional Award for Advancing Diversity in the Chemical Sciences, and the ACS Division of Chemical Education Middle Atlantic Region Award for Excellence in High School Teaching will be honored at MARM 2010. Nominations for these awards are due on February 15, 2010. Information on submitting nominees for these awards will be made available at this website.

Information on exhibitors is available. Click MARM Exhibitors at left.

Special room rates for the meeting are available at the Hotel du Pont. Click HOTEL ROOM at left to make reservations or call (302) 482-4123 and take advantage of the advance meeting registration rate.