2014 Western New York ACS Undergradu​ate Research Symposium

The Western New York section of the American Chemical Society will hold its 7th annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Saturday, April 19, 2014 on the North Campus of University at Buffalo. This year’s symposium will feature a Keynote Address by Prof. Krista Walton from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular  Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology.  There will also be awards for the best student poster and oral presentations.  In addition, we will be welcoming  informational and recruiting representatives from businesses and graduate programs in our area.
There is a $5.00 registration fee for this year’s symposium.  This includes a light breakfast and buffet lunch.  A vegetarian option will be available.  We ask that attendees register using the attached form and pay (cash) at the registration table on April 19.
For undergraduate researchers who wish to present a poster or a 15-minute oral presentation at the symposium, please provide this information on the registration form, and submit an abstract via email using the attached Abstract Template.  Abstracts for consideration in the Oral Session must be submitted by Friday, April 4th, 2014.  Poster abstracts may be submitted until Friday, April 11th, 2014.  Acceptance of presentations will be on a rolling basis while space remains in the sessions.

Schedule of Events Saturday, April 19, 2014
Natural Sciences Complex, North Campus
University at Buffalo, SUNY

9:00 am – 9:50 am  Registration / Introductory Remarks
10:00 am – 10:50 am Keynote presentation:
Synthesis and Application of Porous Inorganic-Organic Hybrids
Professor Krista S. Walton, Georgia Institute of Technology.
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Student Oral Presentations
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm  Lunch
1:30 pm – 3:30 pm   Student Poster Session
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm  Symposium Awards and Closing remarks

For further information about the 2014 Symposium, please see the WNYACS website at:  http://wny.sites.acs.org/undergradsymposium.htm

Submit your registration and presentation abstract by email to:
Dr. Timothy M. Gregg
email: greggt@canisius.edu




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