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2017 VBRS Meeting Schedule and Details

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A Look at Various Commercially Viable Waste Recovery Processes.

John Garst (Boone Dominion Process Company)

hosted by the Roanoke Valley Governor's School


Lecture Hall at Roanoke Valley Governor's School

5:30-6:00 Social Time

6:00-7:00 Dinner

7:00-8:00 Talk

Cost for the dinner is $14, with students and retired ACS members being half price.

Reservations for the dinner must be made by THURSDAY March 16, (7 DAYS BEFORE THE MEETING).

Contact Steve Smith at (540) 853-2116, or email

Annual Undergraduate/High School Poster Session

As a part of the April 10, 2017 meeting at Radford University, the Virginia Blue Ridge Section of the American Chemical Society is sponsoring the twenty-sixth Annual Undergraduate/High School Poster Session. Note that poster boards will be provided. Please see recent issues of the Blue Ridge Chemist newsletter for application details. April 3, 2017 is the deadline for poster submissions.

Contact Chris Hermann at with questions.

Monday, April 10, 2017

Science and Government Policy

Dr. Edward Derrick, Director of the Center of Science, Policy, and Society Programs at the American Association of the Advancement of Science

hosted by Radford University


Center for the Sciences, Radford University

5:30-6:45 Poster Session and Social with heavy hors d'oeuvres - Main Street level

6:45-7:00 Awards - Room M71

7:00-8:00 Talk - Room M71

As heavy hors d'oevres will be served in place of dinner, there is no cost. However, please RSVP to enable planning.

Your RSVP is requested by MONDAY, APRIL 3, SEVEN DAYS before the meeting, by email to or by phoning Mrs. Laura Angell at (540) 831-5515.