An update on NERM 2020

In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and in consideration of the health, safety and success of our ACS Members and partners, the NERM 2020 Organizing Committee decided to postpone The ACS Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM) 2020, which was scheduled for this upcoming October. The meeting will now be held in Rochester from October 2-5, 2022. We thank everyone for your support and look forward to hosting this event in 2022. Stay tuned on our website and social media for updates as we come back stronger on the other side! Please stay healthy and stay safe!

Please note that regional awards will not be presented in 2020.

Awards Nominations Due in 2 Months!

There are two months remaining to submit Nominations for Regional and Local Section awards!
The deadline for nominations is June 18.
(August 1 for the Stanley C. Israel Award)

Information on awards and nomination forms can be found on our Awards Page.

The NERM 2020 Awards Dinner will be taking place at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 20 following the dedication of Eastman Kodak as a National Historic Chemical Landmark. The dinner will be at The Kodak Center and is sponsored by the Eastman Kodak Company. This is a ticketed event. Stay tuned for more details.

The awards dinner will include the following regional awards:

Awards for the Rochester Local Section will also be presented. Nominations for those awards are also being accepted through June 18.

Senior Chemists Event Details

New details have been posted on our website for the Senior Chemists Event on Sunday, October 18. The event will consist of a one hour guided tour of the George Eastman Museum. It starts at 2:00 PM. More details can be found here.

The George Eastman Museum is located in Rochester, New York, on the estate of George Eastman, the pioneer of popular photography and motion picture film. Founded in 1947 as an independent nonprofit institution, it is the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the oldest film archives.

Transportation will be provided and attendees will need to sign up ahead of time. Stay tuned for more updates and announcements when tickets go on sale.

Nominations open for Northeast Regional Awards

Nominations for Regional and Local Section awards is open now!
The deadline for nominations is June 18.
(August 1 for the Stanley C. Israel Award)

Information on awards and nomination forms can be found on our Awards Page.

The NERM 2020 Awards Dinner will be taking place at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 20 following the dedication of Eastman Kodak as a National Historic Chemical Landmark. The dinner will be at The Kodak Center and is sponsored by the Eastman Kodak Company. This is a ticketed event. Stay tuned for more details.

The awards dinner will include the following regional awards:

Awards for the Rochester Local Section will also be presented. Nominations for those awards are also being accepted through June 18.

Announcing: National Historic Chemical Landmark Ceremony

The NERM 2020 Planning Committee is pleased to announce details about one of the most exciting events taking place as part of the Northeast Regional Meeting in 2020. The Eastman Kodak Company has been selected as a National Historic Chemical Landmark. The title of this recognition given by the American Chemical Society is “George Eastman, Kodak, and the Birth of Consumer Photography”.

A dedication ceremony to unveil the plaque designating the landmark will take place on Tuesday, October 20 at 4:30 PM at the Kodak Center. This event is free and open to the public. Please join us as we recognize the contributions of George Eastman and Kodak.

Later that evening, we will be hosting our Northeast Regional Awards Dinner. The dinner is sponsored by Kodak and scheduled to start at 6:00 PM. The dinner takes place in the Colonial Dining Room at The Kodak Center. The Awards Dinner is a ticketed event. Please, follow us on social media for more details and when tickets go on sale.

There is much to celebrate… We hope you can join us!