The American Chemical Society 2013 Midwest Regional Meeting will be in Springfield Oct. 16-19.

The technical program will cover an array of topics and the meeting’s theme is “Chemistry: Part of the Solution.” Events will include symposia, educational sessions, workshops, exhibitions, social activities and more for high school and college students, teachers and chemistry professionals.

For more information, visit or send email to Eric Bosch, general chair at; Nick Gerasimchuk, program chair at; John Michael Sophos, ACS Department of Meetings & Expositions at 800-227-5558, Ext. 4608 or

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