27th Annual Meeting
June 9 - 13, 2018, Lexington, KY USA



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NAMS 2018 SCHEDULE

Saturday, June 9
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for lecturers and workshop participants
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Workshop 1: Measurement Methods for Membranes
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Workshop 2: Emerging Membrane Materials and Manufacturing Methods
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break for workshop participants
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Coffee Break for workshop participants

Sunday, June 10
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for lecturers and workshop participants
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Workshop 3: Membranes for Gas Separations
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Workshop 4: Polymeric and Inorganic Membrane Materials and Membrane Formation
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Coffee Break for workshop participants
2:00 AM - 5:00 PM Free Student Workshop on exciting opportunities in membrane science and technology
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Coffee Break for workshop participants
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Exhibitor Setup
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Welcome Reception

Monday, June 11
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Registration
7:45 AM - 9:00 AM Introduction and Plenary Lecture: Dr. Rebecca Liebert
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM Coffee break
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Parallel Technical Sessions
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch Break
12:30 PM - 1:50 PM Lunch with Legends (by invitation)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Parallel Technical Sessions
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Poster Session

Tuesday, June 12
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Plenary Lecture: Prof. Milan Mrksich
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM Coffee break
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Parallel Technical Sessions
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Parallel Technical Sessions
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM NAMS Business Meeting
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, June 13
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Plenary Lecture: Prof. Mihail Barboiu
9:00 AM - 9:30 PM Coffee break
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Parallel Technical Sessions
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch Break
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Parallel Technical Sessions


   NAMS 2018 Technical Program Topics and Sessions:

(1) Keynote Session Celebrating Over 30 Years of NAMS
(2) Membranes for Gas Separations
(3) RO/NF Membrane Advances and Novel Applications
(4) UF/MF Membrane Advances and Novel Applications
(5) Inorganic and Hybrid Membranes
(6) Membranes for Water Treatment and Desalination
(7) Novel Membranes and Materials
(8) Bioinspired and Biomimetic Membranes
(9) Stimuli Responsive and Adsorptive Membranes
(10) Reactive and Catalytic Membranes
(11) Membranes for Energy Applications (Storage Battery to Fuel Cells)
(12) Health Care to Food Related Applications
(13) Membrane Transport and Molecular Modeling
(14) Large- scale Membrane Applications (User and Manufacturer Interactions)
(15) Osmotic Processes
(16) Joint Session with EMS, AMS and Latin American Membrane Societies
(17) Electromembrane Processes
(18) Membrane Center Research Activities: Showcase Advances
(19) NAMS Award Session
(20) Poster Presentations

   Membrane Workshops

   Saturday, June 9, 8:00 AM

Workshop 1: Measurement Methods for Membranes

    Lecturers
    Uwe Beuscher, W.L. Gore
    Ryan Lively, Georgia Tech
    John Pellegrino, University of Colorado at Boulder
Workshop 2: Emerging Membrane Materials and Manufacturing Methods

    Lecturers
    Bruce Hinds, University of Washington
    Suzana Nunes, KAUST
    Klaus-Viktor Peinemann, KAUST


   Sunday, June 10, 8:00 A.M.


Workshop 3: Membranes for Gas Separations

   Lecturers
    Benny Freeman, University of Texas, Austin
    Glenn Lipscomb, University of Toledo
    Tim Merkel, MTR, Inc.

Workshop 4: Polymeric and Inorganic Membrane Materials and Membrane Formation

   Lecturers
    Maria Coleman, University of Toledo
    Henk Verweij, Ohio State University


Meeting Co-Chairs
Dibakar Bhattacharyya (DB)
University of Kentucky
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Isabel C. Escobar
University of Kentucky
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Ingo Pinnau
King Abdullah University of Science & Technology
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