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2024 Meeting in Miniature (MiM), Mar. 6, 2024 at Notre Dame College

March 6, 2024 | 2:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Notre Dame College
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Link to 2024 MIM program: ACS MIM Program

A highlight of the MIM is the 10-15 minute talks across all areas of chemistry.  As in past years, this year there are cash awards given for the best undergraduate and graduate student talks.  Although awards are given to encourage participation by students, we welcome talks by all practicing chemists at the MIM.

Individuals interested in presenting are invited to submit a 250 word abstract for their talk using the following link by February 28that 5:00 pm.

MIM 2024 Abstract Submission Link

A tentative schedule for MIM is as follows:

2:00 pm           Registration, Notre Dame College Administration Building

2:30-5:15 pm  Technical Sessions

5:15-5:30 pm   Refreshments

5:30-6:30 pm   Plenary talk: Kelly A. Dobos (more info below)

6:30 pm           Dinner

7:15 pm           Student Awards

Kelly A. Dobos is a consultant cosmetic chemist and adjunct professor of cosmetic science at the University of Cincinnati. Kelly has over 20 years of expertise in developing both skin care and color cosmetic formulations working for notable consumer brands like Bonne Bell, Purell, and Jergens. She graduated from Oberlin College with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and obtained a Master of Science in pharmaceutical sciences with an emphasis in cosmetic science from the Winkle College of Pharmacy (WCOP) at the University of Cincinnati. Kelly also holds an MBA from Cleveland State University.

Kelly is an inventor with 4 patents and has written numerous technical and educational articles for cosmetic science publications like Cosmetics and Toiletries. She is also part of the American Chemical Society’s expert panel and serves as a subject matter expert for magazines like Allure and New Beauty in addition to news organizations like NPR, the Washington Post, and most recently the Wall Street Journal.