Special Events at MARM 2020

We invite you to attend these following special events at the 48th Middle Atlantic Regional Meeting:

Friday June 12, 2020 at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Saturday June 13, 2020 at St. John’s University

Each is described briefly below. We look forward to seeing you at these MARM 2020 events. 

Social Media Social
3:30 pm in the 4th Floor Science Center

#MARM2020 will host a Social Media Social to support member’s career advancement efforts using LinkedIn,  the professional networking site. Faciliators will be on hand to help members build and optimize their LinkedIn profiles using the computers provided.  Please join us to help build an active and robust online community of members helping members .  The network is used to inform members of upcoming events, share interesting science, advertise job opportunities and promote in-person networking events and local/regional conferences/meetings of interest. 

 If you have not already built your LinkedIn profile, please try to start it before the meeting.  You can also view our video on theDo’s and Do Not’s of LinkedIn‘ to help you improve your online presence.    We are also asking attendees to take a few minutes and endorse each other for skills and write recommendations for fellow ACS members and co-workers.  There is also a blog describing the best practices for LinkedIn. 

Awards
7:30 pm in the 9th Floor Skylight lounge
The Middle Atlantic Region of the American Chemical Society has lost of great chemists deserving of recognition.   Four Regional Awards will be presented at the MARM 2020 Award Banquet. Click here for descriptions of each award.  Tickets to the Awards Banquet may be purchased through the MARM 2020 registration site.    

Click on each award for the respective nomination packet. 
Contact the MARM2020 Awards Co-Chairs for more information.
Karl Booksh
Sharon Rozovsky 
Senior Chemists’ Luncheon
12:00 pm in the 9th Floor Skylight Lounge
MARM 2020 will feature a Senior Chemists’ Luncheon honoring the 50-, 60- and 70- year members of the American Chemical Society.  Tickets may be purchased through the MARM ACS registration site.
ACS Governance Social
6:30 pm in the 9th Floor Skylight Lounge
All attendees are invited to join ACS President Luis Echegoyen and ACS Board Members for an informal networking event.
Safety Program for K-12 Educators
Saturday June 13, 2020
9:00 am – 4:00pm
St. John’s University
The K-12 Teachers of Chemistry Day will be Saturday, June 13, 2020 from 9 am – 4 pm at St. John’s University.  This one-day workshop will follow the theme of “Safety is our vision” and provide teachers with Laboratory Safety information, laboratory techniques with laboratory time in the afternoon session.  Registration for teachers is at a reduced price. 
Regional Chemagination Contest
Saturday June 13, 2020
12:00 pm – 5:00pm
St. John’s University
Local Section Chemagination winners will compete in the Regional competition on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at St. John’s University (directions). We encourage local sections to participate in this 2020 MARM Chemagination, the regional competition for all ACS local sections in the Middle Atlantic Region.
Click here for details.