The Program Committee will hold an open meeting on Saturday, March 24, 2012, in Room 25B of the San Diego Convention Center, from 1:00 - 4:00 PM. Anyone can attend; the more the merrier!

NOTE: People who will not be attending the Program Planning meeting in San Diego are free to email programming suggestions for future meetings,(if they are interested in chairing a symposium on a specific topic) to the program chair.

The agenda for the Program Committee is:

  1. Review the current CINF San Diego Spring 2012 program.
  2. Review the Philadelphia Fall 2012 program and deadline dates.
  3. Introduce Jeremy Garritano, taking over as Program Chair after the Philadelphia Meeting.
  4. Discussion and review (along with with Jeremy) of proposed programs for New Orleans and Indianapolis, Spring and Fall 2013 meetings.
    • New Orleans Theme: Chemistry of Energy and Food (Confirmed)
    • Indianapolis Theme: Chemistry in Motion (Confirmed)
  5. Begin outlining programs, obtaining suggestions and proposing symposia and chairs to contact for Spring and Fall 2014 meetings.
    • Spring 2014, Dallas: Chemistry of Energy/Advanced Materials for New Opportunities (Approved by MPPG; to be confirmed by ACS Divisions/Committees)
    • Fall 2014, San Francisco: Chemistry and Stewardship of the World (Approved by MPPG; to be confirmed by ACS Divisions/Committees)
  6. Conclude and wrap up.

Rachelle Bienstock
CINF Program Committee Chair