33rd Triennial Convention

The 33rd Triennial Convention (2017-2020) was held in a virtual format July 2021.

Full convention materials for delegates and documents including convention binder and links to all meetings.

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Week of July 5, 2021

July 6-10, 2021

All times, E = Eastern, P = Pacific

All meetings, panels, and sessions are about 1-1.5 hours unless otherwise noted. 

Calcium Chapter takes over Iota Sigma Pi Social Media Accounts

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

All Day

Open to all, no registration required

Panel discussion: “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiatives in Chemistry”

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

7:00 pm E/4:00 pm P

Open to all, registration required

Panel discussion with the Centennial (teaching) and Morgan (research) Awardees, “Trends in Chemistry Teaching and Research”

Thursday, July 8, 2021

7:00 pm E/4:00 pm P

Open to all, registration required

Series of How-to interactions for Convention delegates (e.g., Iota Sigma Pi website, Zoom)

Friday, July 9, 2021

7:00 pm E/4:00 pm P

Open to delegates, National Council, past-presidents

National Council Meeting (3 sessions and 2 breaks)

Saturday, July 10, 2021

11:00 am E/8:00 am P

Open to National Council

Each session is 1.5 hours with 30 minute breaks. 

Week of July 12, 2021

July 14-18, 2021

All times, E = Eastern, P = Pacific

All meetings, panels, and sessions are about 1-1.5 hours unless otherwise noted. 

Speakers: Triennial Awardees, Professors Vicki Grassian and Debbie Crans

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

7:00 pm E/4:00 pm P

Open to all, registration required

Elevator Pitch Competition on your research (~2 minute time slot)

Thursday, July 15, 2021

7:00 pm E/4:00 pm P

Open to all, registration required

Speaker: Invited National Honorary Member, Nobel Laureate Frances Arnold

Friday, July 16, 2021

7:00 pm E/4:00 pm P

Open to all, registration required

Business meetings for delegates: Business session, followed by committee meetings after break

Saturday, July 17, 2021

11:00 am E/8:00 am P

Open to delegates, National Council, past-presidents

Each session is 1.5 hours with 30 minute breaks. 

Business meetings: committee reports and other business, 2-3 sessions with 2 breaks

Sunday, July 18, 2021

11:00 am E/8:00 am P

Open to delegates, National Council, past-presidents

Each session is 1.5 hours with 30 minute breaks.