Report of the Symposium
The Electrochemical Society
October 5, 2004
The meeting was
called to order by Chairman, B. MacDougall, at 7:31 AM and was adjourned at 9:25
AM with the following members present: V.
Birss (PHY), G. Blomgren (BAT), C. Bruckner-Lea (SEN), N.
Buckley (ELN), J. Deen (DS&T), J. Frankel (COR), R. McConnell (ENT), E.
Opila (HTM), D. Peters (OBE), G. Pillay (New Technology), and W. van Schalkwijk
attendance were: B. Barnett (BAT), E.
Goodwin (ECS Staff), E. Hewitt (ECS Staff), G. Hunter (SEN), P. Kamat (FUL), R.
Kelly (COR), H. Nishihara (ECSJ), D. Misra (DS&T), J. Rusling
(OBE), W. Schwarzacher (ELD), G. Stafford (ELD), S.
Seal (DS&T), E. Wachsman (HTM), J. Weidner
(IEEE), K. Zaghib (ENT), T. Zawodzinski (PED).
The minutes of the
previous meeting held in San Antonio,
TX – May 11, 2004 were approved.
The following items
were discussed by the Committee:
- The Committee discussed The
Electrochemical Society Plenary Lecturers, which are as follows: Honolulu, HI October 3-8, 2004 – Masuo Aizawa, Tokyo Institute of
Technology; Quebec City, CD – May 15-20, 2004, Arthur Carty, National Research
Council of Canada; and Los Angeles, CA – October 16-21, 2005, David Goldstein, Caltech.
- The Committee discussed arrangements and
upcoming meeting deadlines. The
Meeting abstracts for the Quebec City meeting will be due to ECS Headquarters
on January 3, 2005. It was noted that a new
online meeting abstract system will be implemented for the Quebec City meeting. The new system is based on the
Journal manuscript submission software, and the American Institute of
Physics has partnered with ECS to develop the software. Quebec meeting organizers will be asked to
submit a test abstract after the Honolulu meeting. Further instructions are scheduled to be
sent from the headquarters office to the organizers the week of October
18. The system “go live” date for public
abstract submission is October 26, 2004.
The Los Angeles meeting abstracts will be due to the ECS Headquarters on June ??, 2005.
- The Committee reviewed, modified and
finalized the Call For Papers for the Los Angeles meeting, which will be held October
16-21, 2005 at
the Westin Bonaventure Hotel.
Committee finalized topics for the Denver, CO meeting, which will be held May
7- 12, 2006.
- The Committee reviewed and collected
preliminary topics for the Cancun,
MX meeting, which will be held October 29 - November 3,
2006. The Cancun meeting will be joint with the Sociedad
Preliminary topics received from the Divisions here in Honolulu will be distributed to the joint
partners after the meeting in order to coordinate the symposia.