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At the Meeting

Exhibit hall giveaway!

Visit the exhibits Sunday evening through Tuesday lunch and get a ticket to win a Nook, SIM membership or renewal, or a SIM polo.

The drawing will take place during the Tuesday pm coffee break beginning at 2:30 pm in the exhibit hall. Must be present to win.

Exhibitor Showcases will be Monday, July 25, from 7 - 8 am.

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About the Meeting

SIM's Annual Meeting typically draws an audience of over 700 attendees. The theme for 2011 is “Emerging Frontiers in Industrial Microbiology.” It is an excellent opportunity to present your work and meet with members of the SIM and other colleagues from academia, industry, and government organizations. The conference also represents an excellent venue for student presentations and provides a wide range of networking opportunities.
Read the Annual Meeting Program Chair's welcome message.

Meeting Attendee Statistics:

A breakdown of attendees by area of employment/activity from the 2010 Annual Meeting shows:

  • Approximately 60% employed in industry
  • Just over 25% employed in academia
  • Close to 10% were students
  • Close to 10% were government-affiliated