It is our pleasure to invite you to attend NOBCChE’s 47th Annual Meeting, September 21-24 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. Each year, the Annual Conference provides opportunities for networking and mentorship between students of all levels and professionals. In addition, the conference provides opportunities for scientific dialogue through technical programming, as well as personal and professional development opportunities for students and early/mid-career professionals. Finally, the conference is a venue for celebrating the history of the organization, as well as the achievements of its members.


Quick Links and Resources

Signature Events
  • Winifred Burks-Houck Luncheon
  • Percy Julian Luncheon
  • NOBCChE Awards Ceremony 
  • NOBCChE STEM Week (K-12)

Student Programs

Student Development sessions will be throughout the week. Our capstone event for students, the ConneXions poster session, will also return.

Support is available for students and postdocs in the form of the Advancing Science Conference Grant (ASCG). This conference grant will subsidize the majority of the cost of registration ($50 registration fee), as well as support housing while at the conference. ASCG recipients will be expected to volunteer at the conference, as well as give a presentation on their research. For more information about the ASCG, contact [email protected].

Professional Development

Professional Development workshops will be scheduled throughout the week.  Our Career Fair is on Tuesday, September 22. Stop by to meet with our sponsors and exhibitors, and learn about exciting job opportunities that they may have for you..


STEM Week is an opportunity for middle school and high school students in the Orlando region to participate in the conference.  Details will be announced soon.

 Awards & Recognition

Professional Awards 
Percy L. Julian Award
Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award
Joseph N. Cannon Award in Chemical Engineering 
Henry McBay Outstanding Educator Award

Winifred Burks-Houck Professional Leadership Award

Tyrone Mitchell Mentor-on-the-Map Award

Student Awards
Winifred Burks-Houck Graduate Leadership Award
Winifred Burks-Houck Undergraduate Leadership Award


Award Nominations


Contact Us

General Information:
Felicia Barnes-Beard | [email protected]
Tim O’Neill | [email protected]
Conference Chair
Ashley Wallace/Brian Mosby | [email protected]