Symposium Organizer and Co-Chair Orientation
We encourage all Symposium Organizers and Technical Session Co-Chairs to attend this important informational session in Director's Row E on the Ground Floor from 1500-1700h.
“Bio/Nanoscience and Electrochemistry for the Rest of Us”
This series of Sunday evening talks provides an opportunity to learn more about other areas of electrochemical and solid-state research within ECS, as well as to meet colleagues and other members. This evening’s talk, entitled “Bio/Nanoscience and Electrochemistry for the Rest of Us,” will be delivered by Charles R. Martin from 1830-1930h in Plaza Ballroom F, Concourse Level.
Electronics and Photonics Division Award Reception and General Meeting
The Electronics Division will be holding an Award Reception and General Meeting for all members of the Division at 1900h in Governor's Square 14, Concourse Level.
Sunday Evening Get-Together
An informal Get-Together will be held in the Plaza Ballroom A/B/C, Concourse Level, from 1930-2130h.
Hot Topic Breakfast
“Outsourcing R&D to Developing Countries: Threat or Opportunity?”
Dr. James Trainham, Vice President of Science and Technology for PPG Industries, and formerly of DuPont and Invista , will discuss why "Outsourcing is not just about cost savings, it's about building capability," on Monday, May 8th at 0700h , in Plaza Court 5, Concourse Level. A continental breakfast will be served. Space is limited, so pre-registration and tickets are required to attend this session. Please contact Amir Zaman at ECS headquarters for further details.
Ralph Overend, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, will present the ECS Plenary Lecture entitled, "Renewable Energy: Progress and Promise," at 0830h, in the Plaza Ballroom D/E on the Concourse Level.
Immediately following the Plenary Lecture, a coffee break will be held in the Registration Area on the Concourse Level.
Monday Evening Mixer and Technical Exhibit
Along with the grand opening of the Technical Exhibit, an informal gathering will be held in the Exhibit Hall on the Concourse Level, from 1800-2000h. Beer, soft drinks, and snacks will be served on a complimentary basis. The General Society Student Poster Session will be held as a part of the Monday Evening Mixer. Formal presentations and judging of the posters will begin at 1800h. (Students may start setting up their presentations in the exhibit hall at 1400h.) All General Society Student Poster Session participants are encouraged to attend the Wednesday morning Honors and Awards Session where the winners will be announced and given an award plaque.
The Technical Exhibit will feature instruments, materials, systems, publications, and software of interest to meeting attendees. All meeting registrants are invited to attend.
The Technical Exhibit will be held in the Exhibit Hall on the Concourse Level from 0900-1400h and again from 1900-2100h along with the evening’s Poster Session. The Technical Session coffee break is scheduled for 0930h in the Exhibit Hall on Tuesday and Wednesday to allow meeting attendees additional time to browse through the exhibits. This exhibit will feature instruments, materials, systems, publications, and software of interest to attendees.
There will be a coffee break from 0930-1000h in the Exhibit Hall on the Concourse Level.
Annual Society Luncheon and Business Meeting
At 1215h, the Annual Society Luncheon and Business Meeting will be held in the Windows Room, Second Floor. At this annual business luncheon, the President, Secretary, and the Treasurer will give brief reports on the current state of the Society. All members and meeting attendees are invited to participate in this Annual Meeting. Tickets are $24.00 in advance and $28.00 onsite.
Technical Exhibit and Evening Poster Session
The Technical Exhibit will again be open in conjunction with a general poster session covering several technical symposia and 196 posters in the Exhibit Hall on the Concourse Level from 1900-2100h.
Honors and Award Session
The Honors and Awards Session will begin at 0830h in Plaza Ballroom D, Concourse Level. At this session, Florian Mansfeld will be presented with the 2006 Vittorio de Nora Award and deliver his award address, “The Interaction of Bacteria and Metal Surfaces.” There will be recognition of other Divisional and Student Poster Session award winners as well.
The Technical Exhibit will be held in the Exhibit Hall on the Concourse Level, from 0900-1400h, in conjunction with a coffee break at 0930h.
A coffee break will be held from 0930-1000h, in the Exhibit Hall on the Concourse Level.
2006 Vittorio de Nora Award Reception
All meeting registrants are invited to attend the award reception honoring Florian Mansfeld, recipient of the 2006 Vittorio de Nora Award at 1800-1845h, in the South Convention Lobby on the Second Floor.
Organic & Biological Electrochemistry Manuel M. Baizer Award Reception A reception in honor of Ikuzo Nishiguchi, of the Nagaoka University of Technology, will be held in Tower Court D o the Second Floor from 18:45-19:30h. Participants of the Manuel M. Baizer Symposium are invited to attend.