Organizer Resources

Useful Resources

By organizing a regional meeting, you can help chemists share their research and work with your regional community. These resources can help you!


Organizing a Regional Meeting

Provides an overview of how to set up the organizing committee, identifies its responsibilities, and how to maintain communication.

The Meeting Program

Identifies the many components of a regional meeting such as technical programming, workshops, special events, and more.

Developing and Monitoring the Budget

Identifies the many expenses and areas of income to consider in planning a meeting.

Budget Template

Lists the various categories for income and expenses. Programmed to total both areas.

Program Funding and Grants

Offers suggestions on how to solicit funds from local industries or agencies to support the meeting. Includes samples of applications used by other meetings for your reference.

Developing a Marketing Plan

Offers information on communicating the benefits of the meeting from the time your committee is established through the dates of the meeting.

Holding an Exposition

Provides guidelines for contacting potential exhibitors, samples of contracts, and timeline for selling.

Planning a Green Meeting

Gives you guidelines or organizing an environmentally-responsible regional meeting.

MAPS (Meeting Abstracts Programming System) Resources

Find user guides and FAQs for Program Chairs, Symposium Organizers, and abstract submitters.