Submission and Preparation of Posters

ACS Section Meeting

Charlottesville, VA

6:00-7:00 p.m. Lobby Chemistry Building

Friday April 8, 2011

Speaker 7:00 CHEMISTRY 304

Professor Bill Mattson

Departments of Chemistry

Randolph College

"Creative Problem Solving

in Chemical Research"


Titles and abstracts are due April 1. Please use ACS format given below and submit in Word or rtf format. Please submit electronically to Cindy Knight at

Poster may be set up after 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 18, in the main lobby of the Chemistry Building. If everything is ready to put up, it should take you no more than a few minutes.

 Unfortunately, they will ticket behind the building before 5:00!

 The presentation surfaces will provide you with a 4' wide poster area.

 Feel free to leave your poster up until after the ACS program.

 Keep your text simple, in large letters, and to the point. Complete sentences are not required. People do not like to read a lot of words; they want to know what the main points are.

You should be available for discussion with viewers for the 6:00-7:00 p.m. . 

Pizza will be available for a $8.00 fee ($4.00 for High School Students). Soft drinks will be free. Reservations required for those having pizza.

 We look forward to seeing you. If you have any questions call Cindy Knight at (434) 924-7995 or e-mail her at

Mac users: To be PC readable please use appropriate ".doc", ".xdoc", or ".rtf" suffix on the file name.


Some Previous Meetings


Details of Meeting in the ACS Bulletin


Please submit:


Format of Abstract:

Title in bold face with sentence capitalization. Names of authors with last name first in regular text. Affiliations including department. Be sure mentor is included.

Blank line

Abstract in regular text. Limited to 200 words.


Charlottesville, VA 22904