Live Music – The Dirt Farmers

Live Music – The Dirt Farmers

Social Event. Get ready to be entertained by the legendary Dirt Farmers, Bozeman’s one and only “Montana bluegrass, country, roots music, and paisley-grass” string band!

Closing Ceremony – Food Truck Rodeo – Awards Presentation

Social Event. To close the meeting, take a short walk from campus and join us at the historic Story Mansion for a memorable summer evening under the Big Sky, with artisanal food provided by The Mighty Spork Food Truck and craft beer provided by Bozeman Brewing Company! We’ll recognize the regional award winners and close out NORM 2023 with food, fun, and new friends. Click through for group travel information.

Women Chemists Committee Luncheon

Social Event and Keynote. Honoring ACS 2023 F. Albert Cotton Award in Inorganic Synthetic Chemistry May Nyman. The program will include an update from representatives of the national WCC and a keynote address by Dr. Nyman who will describe key milestones, motivating forces, scientific and personal passions and challenges that drove her career decisions, triumphs, and even regrets. Dr. Nyman will highlight advances in metal-oxo cluster chemistry and X-ray scattering to ‘peer into solutions’, and how she applies these disciplines to the escalating environmental challenges of the 21st century.

Undergraduate Student Breakfast

Social Event. All undergraduate students are welcomed and encouraged to attend this (early morning!) breakfast prior to the Friday technical sessions. Networking with fellow undergraduates will be facilitated over a light breakfast along with refreshments. The facilitator/venue of this breakfast are to be determined, depending on participation – don’t miss out on this chance to meet a diverse crowd of accomplished junior-career researchers from your region!

Ponderosa Social Club

Social Event. Relax and have fun at the Ponderosa Social Club. Bowling, specialty drinks, delicious food, and good times abound in this relaxed environment in North Bozeman. Registration is free for this event, but you are responsible for your own food/drink. Click through for carpooling information.

Fun Run/Walk to a Local Brewery

Social Event. Take part in the Bozeman tradition of a social fun run to Bridger Brewing. Variable distances. Registration is free for this event, but you are responsible for your own food/drink. Click through for group meetup information.

Story Mill Community Park Walk

Social Event. Enjoy a beautiful June evening with an easy stroll through Story Mill Park, a bird sanctuary and sculpture garden. Click through for carpooling information.

Hike to College M

Social Event. Join a hike up to this iconic Bozeman landmark and enjoy beautiful views of Bozeman and the Gallatin valley. Note: “The M” is a moderate/strenuous 2.4+ mile round trip hike with over 800 feet of elevation gain. Please make sure you have appropriate footwear and water. Click through for bussing information.

Plenary Session

Join Prof. Joan Broderick (Montana State University) for our plenary. Prof. Broderick, recently elected to two prestigious national academies, is well-known for her advancements in bioinorganic chemistry, specifically the structure and function of iron-sulfur clusters. Her work has been described as “beautiful science” by JoAnne Stubbe.