2016 Joint Annual Southeast/Southwest Regional Meeting


NOBCChE is pleased to announce the 2016 Joint Annual Southeast/Southwest Regional Meeting (JARM2016). This regional meeting provides opportunities to learn from your peers and colleagues about their latest scientific findings in the STEM fields, as well as from distinguished leaders who will expand your scientific horizons.  The theme for 2016 is STEMulating Innovation from Discovery to Application. This 3 day conference is packed with dynamic keynote speakers, technical and professional development sessions, industrial spotlights, and much more. The Chemistry Block Party Community Service Event is sure to be a blast. 

 Don’t miss JARM 2016. Students register for FREE! Register today!

For more information, contact Dr. Marsha Cole, NOBCChE Southwest Regional Chair.

Check out the Featured Speakers and Events for JARM2016

Download the agenda-at-a-glance here or view the full agenda online by clicking here.

Dynamic Keynote Speakers


  • Listen to NOBCChE “Scilebrity” Keynote Symposia with the 2014 Percy Julian Award Winner and 2015 National Medalist in Technology and Innovation – Dr. Cato Laurencin
  • Breakfast Banquet and Award Reception – Keynote Speaker – Ms. Keiana Cavé - 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Winner
  • Forensics Chemistry Research & Development Keynote Presentation – Dr. Murrell Godfrey (University of Mississippi)
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Industrial Spotlights


  • Insights on Applied Chemistry and Engineering on Industrial Production at Tin Roof Brewing Company
  • *Meal Included: Applications of Bioanalytical R&D in Solving Industrial Problems with Dr. Indu Kheterpal (Albermarle)

Special Events


  • *Meal Included: Suits, Science, & Success – Soups, Salads, & Sandwiches Luncheon and Fashion Show – LSU Olinde Career Center
  • Chemistry Block Party Community Service Event
  • NOBCChE "Sci-lebrity" Reception

Professional Development


  • Two track workshop series: Track 1: Entrepreneurship Series with Dr. Barry Self (SE Dental Research Corporation) Track 2: Career Decision Making with Ms. Viveca Johnson
  • Merging STEM Hard Skills with Soft Skills – Public Speaking Technically and in Layman’s Terms with Kelly Moore (Syngenta)

Technical and Poster Sessions


  • Interactive Poster Session
  • Oral Presentations in Analytical Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Macromolecular Chemistry

 Don’t miss your chance to participate in this exciting 3 day event. Register today