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The First NIST Workshop on Macromolecular Separations-by-Design will bring together scientists and engineers from industry and academia, along with instrument and column manufacturers, to identify the needs of the industrial community with respect to the rational design of macromolecular separations that can quantify the distributions of physicochemical properties exhibited by complex, modern polymers.
The workshop will consist of a number of keynote lectures, followed by breakout sessions focused on developing solutions to the challenges of method development, specifically advancing and accelerating methods for broad applications. Needs in all areas spanning theory and computation, basic experimental validation and design, and instrumentation and facilities will be considered. Ample time will be provided for presentation and discussion of the results from each session. The workshop technical program is available here.
Harald Pasch, Stellenbosch University
NIST Speakers:Catherine Rimmer, Analytical Chemistry Division
William Krekelberg, Chemical & Biochemical Reference Data Division
Ming Zheng, Polymers Division
If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site.
Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.
NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE:
Start Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012
End Date: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Audience: Industry, Government, Academia
Online registration is now closed. Please contact Angela Ellis to register.
Registration fee: $150 per person.
Angela Ellis, 301-975-3881
Gaithersburg Hilton (website)
620 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Room Reservations: Please use the group code "MAC" to reserve a room at the conference rate of $139/night (breakfast is included). The group name for the reservation is "NIST Macromolecular."
For local NIST and Gaithersburg, MD information: Visitors Guide