- EWOC Conference 2019
June 28, 2019
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
The first annual Empowering Women in Organic Chemistry Conference will take place on Friday, June 28, 2019, at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. This one-day event will include talks from organic chemists in industry and academia, a dynamic poster session, panel discussions, and many opportunities for networking. Professor Geraldine (Geri) Richmond (University of Oregon), past-president of AAAS, National Medal of Science awardee, and co-founder of COACh, will give the keynote lecture. The intended audience is women from all sectors of organic chemistry, at all career stages, including graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and professionals; however we welcome anyone interested in attending.
Preregistration for the Conference is required by Saturday, June 1, 2019.
Abstracts for Poster Presentations are due by Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
Abstract acceptances will be emailed by Wed, May 15, 2019.
Access the Poster Submission Form here. (Meeting registration required in addition to submitting this form.)
Requests for Financial Assistance are due by Wednesday, May 1, 2019.
During the registration process, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows may ask to be considered for financial assistance for travel expenses. The availability and amount of funding is at the discretion of EWOC. Preference will be given to those presenting a poster at the Conference. Those requesting funding will be contacted directly by a member of the organizing committee.
Registration is being managed by the Philadelphia Chapter of the Association for Women in Science (AWIS-PHL). Correspondence will be from, and your payment will be to, AWIS-PHL.
NOTE: We collect registration payments via PayPal, but you do NOT have to have a PayPal account to use the system. Just choose the “guest registration” option when you are connected to the PayPal site, and pay with your credit card.
The main entrance is on the brick porch on 34th Street closest to Spruce Street.
Photo ID is required for admission to the building.