University of Michigan 42nd Annual Macro Symposium – Registration Open!

The Macromolecular Science and Engineering Program at the University of Michigan is pleased to announce its 42nd Annual Symposium, Physical & Chemical Interactions of Polymeric Systems taking place on October 24th and 25th, 2018. Registration is now open and student poster submissions are being accepted!

Registration, accommodation, and much more information for the symposium can be found at

October 24th: Professional Development Short Courses

This half-day (afternoon start) series of talks is intended for both undergraduate and graduate students. Speakers will present on a variety of topics included career pathways, networking and job searches, being successful in graduate school, and public scientific engagement. An evening networking dinner will be held following the talks to which all symposium registrants are invited.

October 25th: Physical & Chemical Interactions of Polymeric Systems

The research symposium and poster sessions, featuring invited talks by faculty and students. Industrial sponsors will have booth space during the poster sessions to connect with students. Poster awards will be given at the conclusion of the event at 3:30 PM.

Participants are able to register for both or just one of the days of the symposium. The poster session is open to all students and post-doctoral researchers and covers research in all areas of polymer science and engineering.

There is no registration fee. Two poster submissions will be elevated to invited talks, providing a fantastic opportunity to showcase research to leaders in the field.

Please let us know if you have questions about the event, we look forward to seeing you in October!

Many thanks,

Adam Mael, on behalf of the Symposium Committee


2018 Symposium Flyer


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