MARM 2017 Call for Papers

The call for papers for the 2017 Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting (MARM) has been issued. The meeting will take place June 4-6 at the Hershey Lodge, in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Details, including names and contact information for program and session chairs, can be found on the meeting website ( The final program summary will be published in C&EN in the spring; the online program will be available on May 1, 2017.

Co-organized by the Lehigh Valley and Susquehanna Valley local sections, the symposium celebrates the theme of ‘Elements of Transition’, featuring the rapidly evolving knowledge and applications of the chemical sciences. In addition to over 50 technical symposia, the symposium will feature poster sessions, special programming on chocolate chemistry and Joseph Priestley, awards, an exposition, and more.

A sampling of the symposium sessions include “The Evolving Landscape of Drug Discovery and Development”; “Total Synthesis”; “Organometallic Chemistry”; “Active Learning: Strategies for Making it Work in Your Class”; “Chemistry of Renewable Carbon Sources”; “Nanoscience Fundamentals and Applications”; “Chemistry at Interfaces: Living on the Edge”; “Forensic Chemistry”; “Physical Chemistry of Materials”; “Advances in Nanotechnology, Polymers, Terahertz, and Analytical Research”; “Membrane Structure and Assembly”; “Protein Misfolding and Quality Control”; “Progress and Applications of Metabolomics”; and “Computational Chemistry in the Undergradute Curriculum”.

ACS’s Meeting Abstracts Programming System (MAPS) opened on January 2, 2017 for abstracts. Please visit to submit an abstract. Abstracts are due March 13, 2017.