Conference Schedule

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Sunday, June 10th 2018: Symposium Schedule

1:00-4:00 pm - Pre-conference workshops

                Pre-conference workshops will focus on three areas: Careers in Academia, Careers in Industry, and Succeeding in Graduate School. More information on pre-conference workshops is available here: https://ngrpc18.umn.edu/schedule/pre-conference.

4:15 pm - Pre-conference activities (sign-up required during registration)

                More information available for pre-conference activities here: https://ngrpc18.umn.edu/schedule/pre-conference.

Monday, June 11th 2018: Symposium Schedule

7:45 - Registration and continental breakfast (Ted Mann Concert Hall)

8:30 - Plenary lecture--Dr. Kathryn Beers (Ted Mann Concert Hall)

9:50 - Oral presentation session 1 (Blegen Hall)

          Room 120 - Engineering (Membranes and other applications)

          Room 130 - Chemistry (Polymers with optical and electronic applications)

          Room 150 - Chemistry (Post-polymerization modifications)

          Room 155 - Chemistry (Monomer chemistry)

12:00 - Lunch (boxed lunch is provided in Blegen Hall)

1:30 - Plenary lecture--Dr. Matthew Tirrell (Ted Mann Concert Hall)

2:50 - Oral presentation session 2 (Blegen Hall)

          Room 120 - Engineering (Electronic applications)

          Room 130 - Polymers for biological applications

          Room 150 - Chemistry (Microstructured polymers)

          Room 155 - Chemistry (Polymerization mechanisms)

5:00 - Poster session (Ted Mann Concert Hall)

7:00 - End of day 1

Career Fair Information

Blegen Hall Room 110, Concurrent with Oral Sessions (9:50 - 11:50 AM and 2:50 - 4:50 PM)

Axalta, Eastman, 3M

Tuesday, June 12th 2018: Symposium Schedule

7:45 - Registration and continental breakfast (Ted Mann Concert Hall)

8:30 - Plenary lecture--Dr. Michael Rubinstein (Ted Mann Concert Hall)

9:50 - Oral presentation session 3 (Blegen Hall)

          Room 120 - Engineering (Interfacial applications)

          Room 130 - Physics (Solutions and scattering)

          Room 150 - Chemistry (Control of structure and composition)

          Room 155 - Chemistry (Sustainable polymers 1)

12:00 - Lunch (boxed lunch provided in Blegen Hall)

1:30 - Plenary lecture--Dr. Karen Wooley (Ted Mann Concert Hall)

2:50 - Oral presentation session 4 (Blegen Hall)

          Room 120 - Engineering (Composites)

          Room 130 - Physics (Block polymers and blends)

          Room 150 - Chemistry (Networks)

          Room 155 - Chemistry (Sustainable polymers 2)

5:00 - Poster session (Ted Mann Concert Hall)

7:30 - Banquet and awards (McNamara Alumni Center)

9:30 - End of the conference

Career Fair Information

Blegen Hall Room 110, Concurrent with Oral Sessions (9:50 - 11:50 AM and 2:50 - 4:50 PM)

Axalta, Eastman, 3M