Program

En construcción


Instructions for Presentations

En construcción


Topics

  • Advances in Macromolecular Synthesis (Oral and Posters)
  • Reactions on Polymers: Crosslinking, functionalization, grafting, etc. (Oral and Posters)
  • Macromolecules and Nanotechnology (Oral and Posters)
  • Polymers for Biomedical Applications (Oral and Posters)
  • Functional Polymers for Advanced Technologies: Optoelectronics, Membranes and
  • Energy (Oral and Posters)
  • Composites and blends (Oral and Posters)
  • Polymer Engineering and Modeling (Oral and Posters)
  • Smart polymers and Surfaces (Oral and Posters)
  • General Topics on Polymers (Posters only)
And a Round Table on Innovation, Intellectual Property and Patents


Short Courses

En construcción


Important dates-Deadlines

The important dates for participation are:
April, 4th – begin of registrations and submissions.
May, 30th – last day for submissions (Abstract submission deadline).
July, 31th LAST CHANCE for Abstract Submission.
August, 15th – decision on submissions acceptance (Notification letters).
August, 30th – decision on submissions acceptance (Notification letters).

 


Venue Hotel

BARCELÓ GRAN FARO, LOS CABOS

Los Cabos, Mexico
A superb beach hotel in a privileged setting perfect for relaxation

The Barceló Grand Faro Los Cabos***** (5-star) hotel is a Premium-level resort complex located overlooking the impressive waters of the Gulf of California. It’s a perfect hotel for enjoying tranquility, thanks to its exclusive location 1.6 miles from San José, a colonial town famous for its cultural atmosphere and restaurants.
The hotel has 350 luxurious rooms and suites, all of which have a private balcony with views of the Sea of Cortez and are fully equipped with first class conveniences to guarantee a memorable stay.
The hotel is home to 5 restaurants and 3 bars, including an extraordinary selection of international dishes as part of its All Inclusive program. The complex features a full range of facilities including a Convention Center that can host all kinds of events, a wonderful, fully equipped spa, as well as a program of activities and excursions.
The youngest guests will find a complete program of activities waiting for them at the Barcy Club. The hotel also has a heated children’s pool, games room and an excellent program of daily activities.
Whether you’re traveling on business, with your partner, or as a family, the Barceló Grand Faro Los Cabos is the perfect place for a quiet vacation by the sea in a splendid vacation hotel.

RESERVATIONS WITH REDUCED RATES


VENUE HOTEL: BARCELO GRAN FARO LOS CABOS

RATES AND BOOKINGS AT THE VENUE HOTEL FOR MACROMEX 2017 & XXX Congreso Nacional de la S.P.M.

ALL INCLUSIVE: GALA DINNER AND WELCOME COCKTAIL FOR MACROMEX2017 GROUP INCLUDED
Breakfast, lunch, dinner in the buffet restaurants, a la carte dinner at the specialty restaurants, snacks between meals, domestic and international drinks from 11 AM to 12 PM, servi-bar (mini-Fridge) in room filled every day, free admission to musical program, Gym, and Sport facilities, free WIFI at the Convention Center, tips and taxes.

RATES:

From Mexico

From USA-Canada

Superior single

$ 2,939.00 Pesos

$ 135.00 US-Dollars

Superior double

$ 1,899.00 Pesos

$ 87.50 US-Dollars

Additional adult

$ 1,520.00 Pesos

$ 70.00 US-Dollars

Minor (2-12 years old) sharing with two adults

$   950.00 Pesos

$ 44.00 US-Dollars

* Rates in MXN Pesos/US-Dollars per person per night, these rates apply 3 days before and 3 days after the event *
** Payment of two nights per person is required to book. The total cost of the stay must be paid on the day of arrival, please leave your information at reception for billing. **
The Mexican Polymer Society (MPS) will support attendants from academia contributing to the meeting (Oral and Poster presenters) with $500 Pesos per Room for up to 4 nights for the first 60 rooms that are booked. In order to gain that support you need to write to the MPS organizers (aliceac@tectijuana.mx) and send proof of acceptance of your contribution to the meeting and proof of Registration to the Meeting for one person per room, plus your reservation to the hotel.

RESERVATIONS WITH CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS

SEARCH FOR THE WEB PAGE: BARCELO GRAN FARO LOS CABOS
https://www.barcelo.com/en-us/hotels/mexico/los-cabos/barcelo-gran-faro-los-cabos/

  • Search for the Orange Tag BOOK
  • Select the dates (arrival and departure)
  • Look for PROMOTIONAL CODE and write: MACMX (from Mexico) or MACUS (from US-Canada) press "ACCEPT" and then SEARCH
  • It will display group rates in superior room and some options in any other room type categories
  • Select the MACROMEX rate
  • Put the requested information and book

MORE INFORMATION:
TRAVEL AGENCY: LIBERTYD GRUPOS Y CONVENCIONES S. DE R.L. DE C.V.
Email: liber_malu@prodigy.net.mx
Phone 1: (++52) 33 36 34 3030
Phone 2: (++52) 33 36 34 7000

FOR INVITED AND PLENARY SEPAKERS, PLEASE CONTACT THE MEXICAN POLYMER SOCIETY FOR DIRECT RESERVATION THROUGH THE SOCIETY, PLEASE DO NOT MAKE A HOTEL RESERVATION ON YOUR OWN.
Since your comfort and experience in Los Cabos is a concern to us, we invite you to make a reservation at the Venue Hotel Barcelo Gran Faro Los Cabos which offers all the amenities for a pleasant stay.
In case you are not staying at the Venue hotel, according to hotel policies for NON HOSTED GUESTS, please consider the following restrictions:

  1. All guests not hosted in the Venue hotel= NON HOSTED GUESTS, will need to leave an ID in the hotel lobby to access the facilities of the Convention Center and will have the option to pay:
    • $ 350 Pesos MN (per person per day) for the coffee breaks during the sessions.
    • Acquire a DayPass  $ 1,100 Pesos MN (per person per day) valid from 9 am to 5 pm including: coffee breaks, breakfast, lunch and dinner with drinks and use of hotel facilities like swimming pool, gym, sport facilities, etc.
  2. Dinner Dance event will be available to an additional cost of $ 650 MN for NON HOSTED GUESTS.
  3. The Welcome Cocktail will be exclusive for HOSTED GUESTS.

Registration and Payment

Registration Fees

 

Early Registration until September 28th

After September 28th

Professionals

$400 US-dollars

$450 US-dollars

Students

$150 US-dollars

$200 US-dollars

SPM Professional members

$6,000 MN

$7,000 MN

SPM Student members

$2,000 MN

$2,500 MN

Cancellation Polices:

  • Written cancellation until October 30th will cost $50 dlls.
  • Written cancellation until November 22nd will cost $250 dlls.
  • No reimbursement of registration fee will be possible for cancellations after the start of the event.

Payments

  • Payments should be made to the account of the Sociedad Polimérica de México A.C. at the Banco Nacional de México S.A. (BANAMEX), account 38763, Sucursal Normalistas #980.
  • For online transfers use the Clave Bancaria Estandar (CLABE) 002320098000387633.
  • For international transfers please use the SWIFT code: BNMXMXMM. The IBAN CLABE: 002320098000387633
  • Credit Card payments are posible using the following LINK to the WEB-Page of the POLY division of the ACS http://polyacs.net/Workshops/17Macromex/home.html REGISTER NOW.
  • Payments are received in Mexican Pesos at the exchange rate of the day.
  • Credit Card payments are also available on site during the meeting.

Important Announcements
In order to promote the participation of a large number of students a 20% discount on registration fees will be granted for groups of 3 or more students coming from the same research group.
A proof of payment or waiver of registration fee of the Professor/Researcher (Head of the Group) is required together with a letter requesting the special rate for those students.

Please send by e-mail your proof of payment to Dr. Antonio Martínez-Richa at richa@ugto.mx, for students please send a proof of the student-status, together with the payment proof and additional info if a special rate is requested. 


Abstract Submission

Guidelines

  • Authors are welcome to submit abstracts for oral or poster presentation.
  • Abstract submission is open until July 31th, 2017.
  • All abstracts must be submitted in English and exclusively via the online abstract submission system.
  • The organizing committee recommends the authors to submit their abstracts as early as possible in order to avoid last-minute rush and system congestion.

Abstract Format

  • Use font Calibri (body) size 12
  • Title: Must be in capital letters, centered
  • Author(s): Must be listed using uppercase and lowercase letters in this way: Initials and Family-name (surname), the presenting author's name should be underlined (example A. Licea-Claverie)
  • Affiliations: Must be listed immediately below the Author(s), including the corresponding postal address: Department/Research Institute, University, Country
  • Please provide an accurate email address of the Presenting author (email@presenting.author)
  • Content: (excluding title, authors, and addresses) must not exceed 250 words, do not include graphs, tables, images and references, only images for equations are allowed.
  • Keywords: Add up to 3 keywords related to the abstract
  • Full author's information section: Avoid using abbreviations for name and last name, this information is needed to generate documents as acceptance letters and/or certificates in the exact manner as your information is listed.
  • If your submission is accepted for presentation, there is the possibility to publish an Extended Abstract of your submission at the WEB-Page Publication of the Mexican Polymer Society using a Template to be provided at a later time.
  • Selected contributions to MACROMEX2017 will be invited to submit a full article for a special edition of Macromolecular Symposia (Wiley).

 

MAKE A SUBMISION


Organizing Committee

Chairs

Rigoberto C. Advincula; Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
rca41@case.edu

Angel Licea-Claveríe; Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California, MÉXICO
aliceac@tectijuana.mx

Michael F. Cunningham;  Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
michael.cunningham@queensu.ca

 

Local Organizers

  • Antonio Martínez Richa, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Guanajuato.
  • Enrique Saldívar Guerra, CIQA, Saltillo, Coahuila
  • José Bonilla Cruz, CIMAV, Monterrey, Nuevo León
  • Juan Valerio Cauich Rodríguez, CICY, Mérida, Yucatán
  • Milton Oswaldo Vázquez Lepe, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco
  • Rubén González Núñez, Universidad de Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Jalisco
  • Manuel de Jesús Aguilar Vega, CICY, Mérida, Yucatán
  • Iván de Jesús Zapata González, Instituto Tecnológico de Tijuana, Tijuana, Baja California

Sponsors

“Proyecto apoyado por el CONACYT”


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