183rd ACS NATIONAL MEETING March 29-April 2 - C&EN Global


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LAS VEGAS

183rd ACS NATIONAL MEETING March 29-April 2 The spring meeting of the American Chemical Society will be held in Las Vegas. Five of the society's committees, 26 ACS divisions, and the Macromolecular Secretariat will sponsor more than 260 technical sessions covering a wide variety of subjects. A symposium on the history of heterogeneous catalysts will be presented by The History of Chemistry Division, cosponsored by the Petroleum Chemistry and Physical Chemistry divisions. Other sessions will include discussions of acid precipitation (Environmental), mechanisms of plant resistance to insects (Pesticides), electron correlation in molecules (Physical), and government/industry sponsorship of university research (Industrial & Engineering). A chemical exposition will be held for four days 28

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Monday, March 29, through Thursday, April 1. A series of workshops on a variety of instruments and other areas of interests will be held in conjunction with the exposition. An employment clearinghouse will be available to ACS members and student affiliates attending the Las Vegas meeting. Other meeting events include an awards dinner on Monday, March 29, and a mixer on Tuesday, March 30. Nobel Laureate Glenn T. Seaborg will present an address on new elements on Sunday, March 28, which will be open to science students and teachers as well as meeting registrants. The final program, with the technical sessions and other events at the meeting listed in more detail, will be in the Feb. 15 issue of C&EN.

SUNDAY Joint Board-Council Committee on Patents & Related Matters—Sands Chemical Invention and the Effect of Recent Patent Legislation Chemical Education—Las Vegas Convention Center Teachers' Tutorial on Coal Conversion to Gaseous Fuels

MONDAY Joint Board-Council Committee on Environmental Improvement—Las Vegas Hilton Risk Assessment at Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites Council Committee on Technician Activities—Las Vegas Hilton 28th National Technician Symposium Agricultural & Food—Las Vegas Convention Center Nutritional Bioavailability of Zinc General Interaction of Nonprotein Components with Food Proteins Analytical—Las Vegas Convention Center Quantitative Aspects of Surface Techniques Analytical Chemistry: Contributions to Progress in Health Care Electroanalytical and Thermal Methods Liquid Chromatography Trace Metal Quantitation Carbohydrate—Las Vegas Convention Center Role of Carbohydrates in Biological Recognition General Chemical Education—Las Vegas Convention Center State-of-the-Art Symposium for Chemical Educators V. Counting Molecules: Approaching the Limit of Chemical Analysis What Can Science Educators Teach Chemists About Teaching Chemistry? 4th National Student Affiliates Research Symposium Breakthrough Lecture IV. Ion Cyclotron Resonance Spectroscopy Chemical Health & Safety—Las Vegas Hilton Chemical Considerations in Toxicity Testing Toxic Aspects of Fire Chemical Vehicle Mixing and Analysis in Toxicity Testing Chemical Information—Las Vegas Convention Center Personal Computers and Microcomputers in Handling Information The Chemist and Food Safety Regulation Problems with Foreign Literature Chemical Marketing & Economics—Las Vegas Convention Center Use of On-Line Computer Systems in Chemical Marketing and Economics Vendors' display of the capabilities of on-line computer systems that have been designed specifically for chemical marketing and economics—Poster Colloid & Surface—Las Vegas Convention Center General Colloidal Particles: Colloidal Properties of Clays Liquid Crystals and Ordered Fluids Surface Chemistry in Biology, Dentistry, and Medicine: Effect of Electric Fields on Growth and Repair Processes

LAS VEGAS SCHEDULE OF TECHNICAL SESSIONS Although some changes may be necessary, sessions may be assigned to the following locations from 8:30 AM to noon and 2 PM to 6 PM, Monday through Friday. Please check the Feb. 15 issue for the final program.

Surface Science in Catalysis: Multimetallic Catalysis Computers—Las Vegas Convention Center Role of Centralized Computer Facilities in Support of Research Environmental—Las Vegas Convention Center Acid Precipitation Environmental Chemistry & Safety for Toxicity Testing Quality Assurance and Analytical Methods for Monitoring Hazardous Wastes General Fluorine—Las Vegas Convention Center Organofluorine Compounds in Medicine and Biology Fuel—Las Vegas Convention Center Coal Gasification Geochemistry—Las Vegas Convention Center Geochemistry & Microbiology History—Las Vegas Convention Center General Eminent Chemists from the Western U.S.A. Industrial & Engineering—Las Vegas Convention Center Marketing/R&D Interface Oil Shale Processing Thermodynamic Behavior of Electrolytes in Mixed Solvents Inorganic—Las Vegas Convention Center Award Addresses General—Photochemistry Chemistry and Biochemistry of Platinum, Gold, and Other Chemotherapeutic Agents Applications of Main Group Metal/Transition Metal Reagents in Synthesis General Medicinal—Las Vegas Convention Center New Hormones Which Co-occur in the Brain and Gut Gastric Acid Secretion Inhibitors General—Poster Nuclear Chemistry & Technology—Las Vegas Hilton Award Symposium in Honor of Leo Yaffe Geochemistry of Nuclear Waste Disposal

Organic— Las Vegas Convention Center James Flack Norris Award Symposium Organoselenium General Organic Coatings & Plastics—Las Vegas Convention Center Chemical Modification of Polymers Interfacial Interactions and Composite Properties Inorganic Coatings Pesticide—Las Vegas Hilton Mechanisms of Plant Resistance to Insects: Ecological and Histochemical Aspects General: Toxicokinetics, Structure Activity, and Mode of Action Mechanisms of Plant Resistance to Insects: Biochemical and Physiological Mechanisms Analytical and Toxicological Significance of Pesticide Metabolites: Advances in Identification of Metabolites Petroleum—Las Vegas Convention Center Relation Between Catalyst Structure and Reactivity Physical—Las Vegas Hilton Electron Correlation in Molecules. I Chemical Kinetics of Combustion. I— Poster Nobel Laureate Signature Award Symposium honoring W. S. Warren and A. Pines: Coherent Optical Probes of Matter Electron Correlation in Molecules. II Chemical Kinetics of Combustion. II Langmuir Award Symposium honoring B. Widom: Dense Fluids and Their Transformation Polymer—Las Vegas Convention Center Witco Award Symposium honoring J. K. Stille Microdomains in Polymer Solutions Polymer Science and Engineering Lecture Series 3: Introduction to Conducting Polymers Crown Ethers and Phase-Transfer Catalysis in Polymer Chemistry Small Chemical Businesses—Las Vegas Convention Center Typical Errors of Smaller Companies Chemical Opportunities, Western States Macromolecular Secretariat—Las Vegas Convention Center Plenary Session

TUESDAY Joint Board-Council Committee on International Activities—Las Vegas Hilton Role of Science in Development Council Committee on Technician Activities—Las Vegas Hilton 28th National Technician Symposium Instrument Seminar Younger Chemists Committee—Las Vegas Convention Center Career Options: Academia vs. Industry Agricultural & Food—Las Vegas Convention Center Nutritional Bioavailability of Zinc Unconventional Sources of Dietary Fiber: Physiological and in Vitro Functional Properties Recovery of Proteins from Wastes Analytical—Las Vegas Convention Center Liquid Chromatography Developments in X-Ray Spectrometry ACS Analytical Chemistry Award Symposium Separations (GC, LC, Field Flow Fractionation, and Paper Extractions) Jan. 11, 1982 C&EN

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Preliminary Program Carbohydrate—Las Vegas Convention Center Role of Carbohydrates in Biological Recognition Carbohydrate, Recognition, Agriculture Chemical Education—Las Vegas Convention Center State-of-the-Art Symposium for Chemical Educators V. Counting Molecules: Approaching the Limit of Chemical Analysis Gilbert Newton Lewis: 1875-1946 4th National Student Affiliates Research Symposium Chemical Health & Safety—Las Vegas Hilton Chemistry in Inhalation Toxicology Chemical Health and Safety Concerns in Toxicity Testing. Part I Chemical Information—Las Vegas Convention Center Research and Development for Full-Text Searching Intellectual Property and Chemical Patent Practice Herman Skolnik Award Symposium Chemical Marketing & Economics—Las Vegas Convention Center Methanol as a Fuel Methanol as a Feedstock Colloid & Surface—Las Vegas Convention Center Colloidal Particles: Colloidal Properties of Clays Liquid Crystals and Ordered Fluids Liquid-Solid Interface: Initial Stages of Bioattachment Kendall Award Symposium in Honor of Gert Erlich Colloidal Phenomena: Structure and Dynamics of Colloidal Dispersions Computers—Las Vegas Convention Center Role of Centralized Computer Facilities in Support of Research General Environmental—Las Vegas Convention Center Acid Precipitation General Environmental Chemistry and Safety for Toxicity Testing Quality Assurance and Analytical Methods for Monitoring Hazardous Wastes Fluorine—Las Vagas Convention Center Theoretical Aspects of Fluorine Chemistry Fuel—Las Vagas Convention Center Coal Gasification General Geochemistry—Las Vegas Convention Center Hydrocarbon Migration Industrial & Engineering—Las Vegas Convention Center Government/Industry Sponsorship of University Research Thermodynamic Behavior of Electrolytes in Mixed Solvents E. V. Murphree Award in Industrial and Engineering Chemistry honoring Sol W. Weller American Chemical Society Award in the Chemistry of Contemporary Technological Problems honoring Joseph T. Kummer Inorganic—Las Vegas Convention Center Chemistry and Biochemistry of Platinum, Gold, and Other Chemotherapeutic Agents Electronic Structure and Bonding Solids General—Photochemistry Applications of Main Group Metal/Transition Metal Reagents in Synthesis General General—Poster 30

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Medicinal—Las Vegas Convention Center Toxicology, Risk Assessment General—Poster Information Services for the Medicinal Chemist Nuclear Chemistry & Technology—Las Vegas Hilton Nuclei Far from Stability: I. The Nuclear Mass Surface; Neutron-Rich Nuclides Geochemistry of Nuclear Waste Disposal Organic—Las Vegas Convention Center Aldrich Synthetic Award Symposium General Garvin Metal Award Symposium Organic Coatings & Plastics—Las Vegas Convention Center Chemical Modification of Polymers Properties of Polymers—Correlation with Chemical Structure International Symposium on Polymer Additives Pesticide—Las Vegas Hilton Mechanisms of Plant Resistance to Insects: Insect Feeding Mechanisms Analytical and Toxicological Significance of Metabolites Mechanisms of Plant Resistance to Insects: Roles of Plant Constituents Petroleum—Las Vegas Convention Center Advances in Zeolite Chemistry Physical—Las Vegas Hilton Electron Correlation in Molecules. Ill Chemical Kinetics of Combustion. Ill General: Condensed Phase—Poster Electron Correlation in Molecules. IV Chemical Kinetics of Combustion. IV Debye Award Symposium honoring P. M. Rentzepis: Picosecond Spectroscopy Polymer—Las Vegas Convention Center Polymers in Energy Conservation Series 2: Polymers in Solar Energy Microdomains in Polymer Solutions Conducting Polymers Crown Ethers and Phase-Transfer Catalysis in Polymer Chemistry General—Poster

Palm trees sway in desert breeze in front of Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas

Professional Relations—Las Vegas Convention Center Education for a Professional Life Small Chemical Businesses—Las Vegas0 Convention Center New Tax Law and Its Impact on Small Chemical Businesses True Stories of Small Chemical Businesses—Some Gambles Which Paid Off Macromolecular Secretariat—Las Vegas Convention Center Initiation of Polymerization and Catalytic Aspects of Polymers

TUESDAY EVENING Inorganic—Las Vegas Convention Center General—Poster

WEDNESDAY Agricultural & Food—Las Vegas Convention Center Maillard Reactions in Foods and Nutrition Unconventional Sources of Dietary Fiber: Physiological and in-Vitro Functional Properties Analytical—Las Vegas Convention Center ACS Chromatography Award Symposium Clinical and Environmental Lasers in Analytical Chemistry Mass Spectrometry and X-Ray Methods Carbohydrate—Las Vegas Convention Center Biotechnological Production of Fuels— Chemicals from Biomass Chemical Education—Las Vegas Convention Center Gilbert Newton Lewis: 1875-1946 Perspectives Lecture V. Highlights of Research on Vitamins and Hormones Academic Preparation and Industrial Careers in Chemistry Chemical Health & Safety—Las Vegas Hilton Chemical Health and Safety Concerns of Toxicity Testing. Part II Chemical Health and Safety Concerns of Toxicity Testing. Part III Chemical Information—Las Vegas Convention Center Evaluation of Information Managing Information Services and Systems Chemical Marketing & Economics—Las Vegas Convention Center Marketing Chemicals Through Independent Distributors Colloid & Surface—Las Vegas Convention Center Colloidal Particles: Colloidal Properties of Clays Liquid Crystals and Ordered Fluids Liquid-Solid Interface: Initial Stages of Bioattachment Molecular Processes at Solid Surfaces: Electron Structure at Surfaces Colloidal Phenomena: Structure and Dynamics of Colloidal Dispersions Computers—Las Vegas Convention Center Computer Graphics—Practical Aspects Environmental—Las Vegas Convention Center Acid Precipitation Environmental Chemistry and Safety for Toxicity Testing Quality Assurance and Analytical Methods for Monitoring Hazardous Wastes General

Fluorine—Las Vegas Convention Center Fluoropolymers Fuel—Las Vegas Convention Center General Combustion Chemistry Geochemistry—Las Vegas Convention Center Hydrocarbon Migration History—Las Vegas Convention Center History of Heterogeneous Catalysis Industrial & Engineering—Las Vegas Convention Center TSCA Impacts on Society and Chemical Industry Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage Structure, Transport, and Interfacial Phenomena in Porous Media Chemical Aspects of Extractive Mining and Enhanced Ore Recovery Inorganic—Las Vegas Convention Center Electronic Structure and Bonding in Solids Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms: Perspectives and Progress General Medicinal—Las Vegas Convention Center Selected Topics in Medicinal Chemistry General Nuclear Chemistry & Technology—Las Vegas Hilton Nuclei Far from Stability: II. Beta-Delayed Neutron Emission Geochemistry of Nuclear Waste Disposal Laser Isotope Separation Organic—Las Vegas Convention Center Ernest Guenther Award Symposium Creative Invention Award Symposium General Organic Coatings & Plastics—Las Vegas Convention Center Chemical Modification of Polymers International Symposium on Polymer Additives Epoxy Resins General—New Concepts in Applied Polymer Science Pesticide—Las Vegas Hilton General: Photochemistry and Environmental Fate Analytical and Toxicological Significance of Pesticide Metabolites: Regulatory Measures and Metabolites Plenary Session: Genetic Engineering in Plants—Retrospect and Prospects Petroleum—Las Vegas Convention Center Advances in Zeolite Chemistry Synthetic and Petroleum Based Lubricants Lubrizol Award Symposium honoring I. Wender Physical—Las Vegas Hilton Electron Correlation in Molecules. V Molecular Collisions: Theory and Experiment on Quantum Number Dependence. I General—II. Dynamics and Kinetics—Poster Electron Correlation in Molecules. VI Pure Chemistry Award honoring S. R. Leone: State-selected processes Molecular Collisions: Theory and Experiment on Quantum Number Dependence. II— Poster Polymer—Las Vegas Convention Center Polymers in Energy Conservation Series 2: Polymers in Solar Energy Microdomains in Polymer Solutions Conducting Polymers Crown Ethers and Phase-Transfer Catalysis in Polymer Chemistry Macromolecular Secretariat—Las Vegas Convention Center Initiation of Polymerization and Catalytic Aspects of Polymers

WEDNESDAY EVENING Chemical Education—Las Vegas Convention Center Art and Craft of Scientific Illustration— Poster Teaching Chemistry with Simulations and Games—Poster

THURSDAY Agricultural & Food—Las Vegas Convention Center Maillard Reactions in Foods and Nutrition General Analytical—Las Vegas Convention Center ACS Chromatography Award Symposium Analytical Division Chemical Instrumentation Award Symposium Spectroscopy Selected Determinations Carbohydrate—Las Vegas Convention Center General Chemical Education—Las Vegas Convention Center Teaching Chemistry with Simulations and Games—Lecture Academic Preparation and Industrial Careers in Chemistry General Teaching Chemistry with Simulations and Games—Poster Chemical Health & Safety—Las Vegas Hilton Safe Disposal of Laboratory Waste Chemical Information—Las Vegas Convention Center SRI International's Chemical Marketing Research Programs Colloid & Surface—Las Vegas Convention Center Colloidal Particles: Colloidal Properties of Clays Liquid Ccystals and Ordered Fluids Molecular Processes at Solid Surfaces: Electron Structure at Surfaces Surface Science of Catalysis: Solid-State Chemistry and Heterogeneous Catalysis General Papers in Catalysis Computers—Las Vegas Convention Center Computer Graphics—Practical Aspects Environmental—Las Vegas Convention Center Acid Precipitation Environmental Chemistry and Safety for Toxicity Testing Quality Assurance and Analytical Methods for Monitoring Hazardous Wastes General Fluorine—Las Vegas Convention Center Fluorocarbons in the Environment Fuel—Las Vegas Convention Center Combustion Chemistry Geochemistry—Las Vegas Convention Center General History—Las Vegas Convention Center History of Heterogeneous Catalysis Industrial & Engineering—Las Vegas Convention Center TSCA Impacts on Society and Chemical Industry Lubricant Effects on Fuel Economy Structure, Transport, and Interfacial Phenomena in Porous Media Chemical Aspects of Extractive Mining and Enhanced Ore Recovery Inorganic—Las Vegas Convention Center Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms: Perspectives and Progress General

Medicinal—Las Vegas Convention Center General Nuclear Chemistry & Technology—Las Vegas Hilton Nuclei Far from Stability: III. Proton-Rich Nuclides Laser Isotope Separation Organic—Las Vegas Convention Center General Organic Coatings & Plastics—Las Vegas Convention Center International Symposium on Polymer Additives Epoxy Resins General—New Concepts in Applied Polymer Science Pesticide—Las Vegas Hilton General—Synthesis, Analysis, and Physical Properties of Pesticides General—Fate Studies in Vertebrates and Insects Petroleum—Las Vegas Convention Center Advances in Hydrogen Manufacture Combustion of Synthetic Fuels Physical—Las Vegas Hilton Electron Correlation in Molecules. VII— Poster Molecular Collisions: Theory and Experiment on Quantum Number Dependence. Ill General Spectroscopy—Poster Molecular Collisions: Theory and Experiment on Quantum Number Dependence. IV Polymer—Las Vegas Convention Center Polymers in Energy Conservation Series 2: Polymers in Solar Energy Microdomains in Polymer Solutions Conducting Polymers Special Topics in Polymer Chemistry Macromolecular Secretariat—Las Vegas Convention Center Biological Influence of Initiation of Polymerization

FRIDAY Agricultural & Food—Las Vegas Convention Center Maillard Reactions in Foods and Nutrition Analytical—Las Vegas Convention Center ACS Chromatography Award Symposium Carbohydrate—Las Vegas Convention Center General Chemical Education—Las Vegas Convention Center General Chemical Health & Safety—Las Vegas Hilton General Topics in Chemical Health and Safety Environmental—Las Vegas Convention Center Acid Precipitation Quality Assurance and Analytical Methods for Monitoring Hazardous Wastes Fluorine—Las Vegas Convention Center Oxyfluorides Fuel—Las Vegas Convention Center Processing of Shale Oils, Tar Sands, and Heavy Oils Inorganic—Las Vegas Convention Center General Nuclear Chemistry & Technology—Las Vegas Hilton Laser Isotope Separation General Organic—Las Vegas Convention Center General Petroleum—Las Vegas Convention Center Combustion of Synthetic Fuels Polymer—Las Vegas Convention Center Special Topics in Polymer Chemistry Jan. 11, 1982 C&EN

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Preliminary Program postage for mailing. Yellow receipt cards will be mailed to all other registrants ordering abstracts, to be exchanged for books in the registration area. Orders for abstracts only should be sent to Special Issues Sales, ACS, 1155—16th S t , N.W, Washington, D.C. 20036, or call toll free 1-800424-6747. Refunds. Requests for refunds for registration will be honored if received, together with the return of the badge and a copy of the receipt, by March 12. No refunds will be honored after that date.

ADVANCE REGISTRATION INFORMATION Persons planning to attend the Las Vegas meeting are encouraged to register in advance, using the form on page 37. A separate form must be provided for each registrant, including guests. Photocopies are acceptable. As an incentive to advance registration, appreciable discounted fees are in effect. The current scale of fees for registration is shown at right. Either payment in full or authorization to charge to a credit card (MasterCard, VISA, Access, or Barclaycard only) must accompany your order. Purchase orders cannot be honored. The deadline for advance registration is March 8. Registrations received after that date will be returned. Mail completed material with payment to: Department of Meetings & Divisional Activities, ACS, 1155—16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C.20036. Please allow at least three weeks to process your request. The meeting badge will be mailed to the address shown on the registration form. If a registrant's affiliation and address are not available, please provide a home address. Note: The number on your badge is for your use as you tour the chemical exposition. Advance registrants' cards will be posted in the visible file in the ACS registration area, Las Vegas Convention Center, Rotunda lobby. No check-in prior to attendance at technical sessions will be required. However, copies of the booklet program will be available in the registration area. Please note on your registration form where you will be staying, so that in the event of an emergency, the proper information can be relayed. If the information is not known prior to departure for the meeting, please come to the Las Vegas Convention Center, locate your card in the al32

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phabetical file, and mark the appropriate space. Registration facilities will be located in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Rotunda foyer. Hours for registration are: Sunday, March 28, 3 PM to 8 PM; and from 8 AM to 4 PM, Monday, March 29, through Thursday, April 1. One-Day-Session Tickets. $45 in advance; $50 on site. Fill in the appropriate information on the advance registration form on page 37, following the same procedure used for regular registration. One-day-session tickets will be sold in the registration area during the hours announced for registration. These tickets can be converted at a later time to full registration, if so desired. Abstracts. Abstracts will be mailed upon completion, about March 3, to U.S. residents who pay the extra Classification of registrants

MEMBERS ACS member or national affiliate Emeritus member Student member or affiliate, undergraduate or graduate VISITORS Non-U.S. resident or nonchemical scientist or chemical technician Family of registrant NONMEMBERS U.S. resident chemist or chemical engineer Student, undergraduate or graduate ONE-DAY SESSION Regular Student

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HOUSING Room Reservations. All housing requests for the official hotels at the meeting must be submitted to the Department of Meetings & Divisional Activities, ACS, 1155-^16th St., N.W, Washington, D.C. 20036. Use the official housing form shown on page 33. Deadline for receipt of housing requests is March 5. Reservations received after the deadline cannot be processed and will be returned. Reservations will be confirmed directly to the individuals, by ACS, indicating the hotel assigned and a guaranteed rate. Please allow at least three weeks for processing your request. If registrants are sharing a twin or double-bedded room, use only one form listing both names. Incomplete information on the housing form will result in a delay in processing your request. If the type of accommodation requested has been sold out, the next closest type will be assigned according to your preference listed on the housing form. One night's deposit is required on all rooms. Send your check directly to your assigned hotel after receiving your confirmation from ACS· Do not send your check to ACS. Las Vegas hotels require establishment of credit at check-in. A major credit card is acceptable. If you do not have a credit card, cash for your entire stay will be required. Changes in arrival/departure times or dates should be sent directly to the hotel; cancellation before March 5 to ACS. All unassigned rooms will be released to the hotels on March 5. After that date, all correspondence concerning housing matters, including reservations, cancellations, and changes, should be made directly to the hotels. A map showing hotel locations in Las Vegas appears on page 35. Do not be disappointed; submit your requests as early as possible.

Hotel List. For the convenience of registrants, area hotels not participating as official hotels for the meeting are shown on page 36. The ACS Housing Bureau recommends that you contact them directly. Rates shown for these hotels are estimated, not guaranteed by ACS.

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Hospitality. The ACS Boulder Dam Section will host a hospitality center in the Las Vegas Hilton, where registrants can get information on touring and dining in Las Vegas. Also, the center will be the location of ticket sales for the tours and plant trips organized for registrants. See page 34 for a detailed list.

Las Vega· Convention Center Desert Inn Rd.

Divisional Meeting Rooms. Divisional meeting rooms will be equipped only with standard 2-inch X 2-inch (35 mm) slide projectors, overhead (vugraph) projectors, screens, reading desk, and lapel microphone. An attempt will be made to furnish motion picture and other special equipment upon the request of divisions or speakers if notice of such need is sent to the ACS Department of Meetings & Divisional Activities by Feb. 19. Once again, viewing rooms will be available where speakers can review their slides and place them in trays in advance of their sessions. Committee Rooms. Groups planning committee sessions in conjunction with the meeting are urged to submit their room requests immediately to the Department of Meetings & Divisional Activities. Please indicate the committee's name, the day and hours the room is required, and the estimated attendance. Shuttle Service. A limited shuttle service will be available based on the housing pattern. A schedule will appear in the final program. Transportation. Arrangements have been made by Zoe Newman Travel Inc. with American Airlines for you to obtain the lowest possible fares (discounts of 25 to 40%). To take advantage of this service, call toll-free (800) 433-1790 (in Texas—800 792-1160) and identify your connection with ACS by giving Code No. S-5678. The American Airlines Convention Desk will make all of your flight reservations at the cheapest fare. The discounts offered by American Airlines do not require travel as part of a group, but do not necessarily apply on other airlines. Tickets may be paid for

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1. Caesars Palace 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South 89109 (702)731-7110 2. Landmark 364 Convention Center Dr. 89109 (702)733-1110 3. Las Vegas Hilton 3000 Paradise Rd. 89109 (702)732-5111 4. MGM Grand 3645 Las Vegas Blvd. South 89109 (702)739-4111 5. Riviera 2901 Las Vegas Blvd. South 89109 (702)734-5110 6. Sands 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South 89109 (702) 733-5000

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Preliminary Program by credit card or check and will be mailed to you. Reservations may be made for travel from any city in the U.S., Canada, or Mexico. Zoe Newman Travel would be happy to work directly with anyone to obtain the cheapest possible individual or group fares: Call (203) 327-1781. Facilities for the Handicapped. It is the intention of ACS to make national meetings accessible to registrants with physical handicaps. Upon receipt of advance information, ACS staff members will try to arrange for oral or sign language interpreters for registrants who are deaf or hearing impaired and escort services for registrants who are blind or visually impaired. For assistance in maneuvering the public areas of the meeting hotels, contact the assistant manager on duty in each property. Specially equipped sleeping rooms can be provided if so indicated on the housing request form. At least one month's notice is required for advance arrangements for special assistance. Please address request to the Department of Meetings & Divisional Activities, ACS, 1155—16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.

CHEMICAL EXPOSITION AND WORKSHOPS A National ACS Chemical Exposition of chemical and instrumental products, services, and technical literature—from both domestic and international companies—will be held in conjunction with the spring 1982 national meeting in Las Vegas. This chemical exposition will be located in the North Exhibit Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, adjacent to the registration area and in concert with most other meeting activities. This will be another four-day exposition—Monday, March 29, through Thursday, April 1—and the scheduled hours are 9 AM to 5 PM daily except for the last day, Thursday, when exhibits will close at 3 PM. A wide variety of exhibits displaying the latest in chemical and analytical instrumentation, chemical and related publications, computer search and data services, research and specialty chemicals, and other equipment, products, and services will be available for inspection and discussion. Each company will have technical personnel on hand to discuss its products and services and many will be illustrating the latest applications of their instrumentation. A series of Exposition Workshops is being organized in conjunction with 34

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the chemical exposition and will be directed to a variety of instrumental and other chemical areas of interest to meeting and exposition attendees. Attendance will be limited to workshop registrants. Final details, including specifics of workshop titles, sponsors, and registration forms for the workshops will be published in the final program. The chemical exposition and workshops will be sponsored jointly by the society and the ACS Boulder Dam Section. Additional details, including a complete list of exhibitors, their products and services, and other pertinent information will appear in the final program in the Feb. 15 issue ofC&EN.

SOCIAL EVENTS A schedule of social events planned in conjunction with the Las Vegas meeting will appear in the final program, Feb. 15 issue of C&EN. Those who already will have registered can use the registration form provided in that issue to order tickets. The Department of Meetings & Divisional Activities will be glad to assist in arranging social events. Hotels in Las Vegas will arrange social hours only if sponsors guarantee payment of bartender charges up to as much as $100. For meal functions, average menu prices in hotel private rooms will be: breakfast, $11, luncheon, $16; and dinner, $26. These prices include tax and gratuities. Requests for such arrangements should be sent immediately to the Department of Meetings & Divisional Activities.

TOURS AND PLANT TRIPS Tickets for tours and plant trips may be purchased either in advance or during the meeting in the Hospitality

Center, with the exception of GP-12 and GP-13. Tickets for these tours must be purchased in advance. Early purchase of tickets is encouraged as tour participation is limited. Tickets may be refunded up to 48 hours before the event. Use the registration form on page 37 to order tickets in advance. SUNDAY, MARCH 28 GP-1.6 PM to 9:30 PM. After-dark tour of Las Vegas area. Las Vegas is a night-time city, and everything looks better then. This is your chance to see Hoover Dam, stop at a historic old casino for a delightful roast beef buffet (optional at $3.45 per person), then see "Glitter Gulch"—the downtown casino center and Strip at their spectacular best. Cost: $8.00; limit: 41. MONDAY, MARCH 29 GP-2. 9 AM to 3 PM. Hoover Dam tour & Lake Mead cruise. This "land and lake" tour includes a buffet luncheon, a ground tour to the top of the $175 million dam, plus an excursion on Lake Mead aboard a tour cruiser. Cost includes government dam fee. Cost: $26; limit: 45. GP-3. 9 AM to 10 AM. How to be a winner. Our expert teaches you how to be a winner, how to act in a casino, and how to feel confident in any game. He teaches baccarat, roulette, 21, and craps, using casino layouts to demonstrate, and has a question and answer period. Cost: $5.00; limit: 100. GP-4. 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM. Las Vegas showgirl. This program takes you behind the scenes with a Las Vegas showgirl. She reveals her unique stories of being on stage at the Lido de Paris while changing from

Las Vegas Convention Center will house many meeting activities

street attire to her full makeup and show ensemble. She will put stage makeup on an audience volunteer. Cost: $6.00; limit: 100. GP-5. 1 PM to 4 PM. Las Vegas home tour & Liberace Museum. This tour takes you through Las Vegas' exclusive residential areas and permits you to enter one home. Then on to the new Liberace Museum to see the world's rarest piano collection, classic and customized automobiles, and a million-dollar wardrobe. Plus a visit to Omnimax, the ultimate motion picture theater. A 30-minute movie is presented at Caesars Palace in the world's newest theater dome—a duplicate of the six-storyhigh screen in the National Air & Space Museum at the Smithsonian. Cost: $18; limit: 45. GP-6.6 PM to 9:30 PM. After-dark tour of the Las Vegas area. See GP-1 for details. Cost: $8.00; limit: 41.

TUESDAY, MARCH 30 GP-7.9 AM to 2 PM. Valley of Fire. Geology guides will take you to an area of red sandstone rock formations with a history dating back to 500 BC. A box lunch is included. Return trip is along the Northshore Road of Lake Mead. Cost: $20; limit: 45.

"Glitter Gulch," and a cruise up the Strip. No lines, no waiting, no hassles. We take care of the tipping. Cost: $49; limit: 56.

GP-8. 1 PM to 3:30 PM. Antiques and Newtiques. Our antique expert has displays of costly items that are or will be valuable someday. This class shows how to decipher value today and also for tomorrow. It teaches how to become more aware of what we buy and collect for possible sale. An antique gown fashion show will take you back in time via gowns and accessories worn by our forebears. A wedding gown collection will be the finale. The show is performed to oldtime piano playing. Cost: $12; limit: 100.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31 GP-10.9 AM to 3 PM. Hoover Dam, Old Vegas Fort, Ethyl M candy factory, and cactus gardens. An opportunity to visit a famous frontier fort and have lunch in the Hondo Cantina, a replica of that in a John Wayne movie, and see western shops, stores, a park, and entertainment. We will descend by elevator into the depths of Hoover Dam to see details of construction and the power plants that provide energy for the southwestern U.S. We will visit the "Ethyl M " chocolate factory and view one of the world's finest cactus gardens. Cost: $20 (includes government fee); limit: 45.

GP-9. 6 PM to 11 PM. Night club tour. An introduction to Vegas night life, including a dinner show, a visit to

GP-11. 1 PM to 4 PM. Red Rock Canyon and Spring Mountain Ranch. We take you to beautiful Red

Use this form only for ACS participating housing/session hotels. Please read information on room reservations before completing this form. DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT AT ACS: MARCH 5. REQUESTS RECEIVED AFTER THIS DATE CANNOT BE PROCESSED. HOTELS:

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ONE NIGHTS DEPOSIT MUST BE SENT TO YOUR ASSIGNED HOTEL IMPORTANT: Changes in arrival/departure time or dates should be made directly to the hotel. Cancellations only to ACS. After March 5 all housing matters should be directed to the hotel. MAIL CONFIRMATION TO: NAME ADDRESS CITY & STATE.

.ZIP.

.TELEPHONE.

The name of each hotel guest must be listed for doubles/twins. Reservations cannot be made unless two names are given. Room assignments will be made in the order received. Incomplete information will result in a delay in processing your request.

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Preliminary Program Rock Canyon area with a geologist to interpret the impressive red and white rock formations. We will tour Spring Mountain Ranch, a working western ranch that is part of the Nevada State Park System. Cost: $15; limit: 45. GP-12.7 PM to 10:30 PM. Western rodeo with barbeque feast and square dance. A real western rodeo with bronc riding, roping, bull-riding, and audience participation events; also a western deep-pit barbeque and a music program with optional square dancing. (If you don't know how, we'll teach you.) Cost: $35. Preregistration a must. Minimum: 500. THURSDAY, APRIL 1 GP-13. 10 AM to 3 PM. Scenic flight over Lake Mead and through the Grand Canyon. An exciting lV2-hour flight through the Grand Canyon also will take you the entire length of Lake Mead and into the rugged remote wilderness of western Grand Canyon. We also will visit a famous frontier fort, Old Vegas, for lunch and a western experience. Cost: $80. Preregistration required. Limit: 37.

SPECIAL EVENTS Please plan to attend the following special events. Further details will be available in the final program. • ACS Award Reception, Dinner, and General Meeting, Monday evening, March 29 at 6:30 PM. • ACS Mixer, Tuesday, March 30, 9 PM. • Address by Glenn T. Seaborg: "The New Elements." Open to science students and teachers, as well as interested registrants, the address will be given on Sunday, March 28, from 2 to 4 PM.

BOARD AND COUNCIL MEETINGS The meeting of the board of directors will be held on Sunday, March 28, and the council meeting will be on Wednesday, March 31. Both meetings will take place in the Las Vegas Hilton.

EMPLOYMENT AIDS The National Employment Clearing House (NECH) will be available to ACS members and student affiliates at the Las Vegas meeting. It will be located in the Rotunda of the Las Vegas Convention Center and will be open from 8 AM to 5 PM, Monday 36

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through Thursday, March 29 through April 1. Candidates are urged to submit forms to the national office in advance of the meeting. If this is not possible, register at the meeting just as early as possible—no later than Monday, March 29, is suggested. Interviews are scheduled one-half day in advance and the majority of employer representatives do not remain through Thursday. Early registration for candidates only will begin Sunday, March 28, from 3 to 7 PM. Candidate records will not be placed on file to be reviewed by employers until the candidate reports in Las Vegas and completes all registration requirements. When requesting forms for the meeting, please specify Las Vegas, as these forms do differ from the yearround clearinghouse forms. Employers who wish to list openings may obtain forms from the ACS Employment Aids Office. A separate form should be completed for each job description, which may be returned to the national office prior to the meeting (no later than March 9) or delivered to NECH at the meeting. All completed forms must comply with all federal regulations on job discrimination in employment. Fees to employers in addition to meeting registration: $50 ($20 to academia), which includes unlimited postings during the meeting, or $25 per listing (maximum charge $100) to employers who submit opening(s) but are unable to attend the meeting. Both candidates and employer representatives must be registered and in attendance at the meeting to use the NECH facilities. Oneday-session tickets do not entitle the registrant to use NECH. The national meeting registration fee may be waived for an unemployed member who wishes to use NECH. Requests for the waiver should be sent to the ACS Employment Aids Office. Request all forms from the ACS Employment Aids Office, 1155—16th St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036. Further details on employment aids at Las Vegas will appear in the Feb. 15issueofC&EN.

ACS SHORT COURSES The following program of intensive continuing education courses will provide chemical scientists and engineers the opportunity to learn from nationally acclaimed experts. To obtain a detailed brochure describing the courses and fees, call or write: Education Division, American Chemical Society, 1155—16th St.,

N . W , Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 872-4508. Because enrollments are limited, early registration is encouraged. Effective Management niques March 26-27

Tech-

Toxicology: Principles and Practice March 26-28 Polymer Chemistry March 26-28 Priority Pollutant Analysis— Wastewater March 27-28 Environmental Law for Chemists and Chemical Engineers March 27-28 Writing for Results March 27-28 Chemical Engineering for Chemists March 27-28 Gas Chromatography 27-28 Industrial Organic March 27-28

March

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Medium Effects, Crown Ethers, and Phase-Transfer Catalysis in Organic Synthesis March 27-28 New Product Development: from Research to Commercialization March 27-28 Thermal Analysis March 27-28 Microemulsions and Emulsions March 27-28 Practice of Modern Liquid Chromatography April 2-4

Nonparticipating hotels, Las Vegas Single

Double

Aladdin 3 6 6 7 Las Vegas Blvd. South 89109 (800) 6 3 4 - 3 4 2 4

$46

$46

Hacienda 3 9 5 0 Las Vegas Blvd. South 89119 (800)634-6713

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Royai Americana 3 0 5 Convention Center Dr. 89109 (800) 6 3 4 - 6 7 9 3

30

30

Royai Las Vegas 99 Convention Center Dr. 89109 (800)634-6118

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Hotel

Note: Rates shown for these hotels are estimated, not guarantee by ACS. All rooms subject to 6 % sales tax.

Advance registration—183rd National ACS Meeting Las Vegas, Nev.

March 28-Apr. 2, 1982 Mali this form with payment to: Department of Meetings & Divisional Activities American Chemical Society 1155—16th St., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036

Deadline for receipt of registration: March 8 Deadline for requests for refunds: March 12

Make check payable to: ACS or American Chemical Society DDr.

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