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Strategic Initiatives

As announced at the ASMS General Meeting in Minneapolis (June 2013), the ASMS Board is seeking strategic initiatives to benefit the membership.

Submit a Proposal

Please email your proposal for a strategic initiative to office [at] asms [dot] org (Word doc or PDF, please). 

Your proposal should include: 
  • brief title
  • your contact information
  • summary of your idea (no more than 300 words)
  • timeline
  • anticipated cost
Proposals will be considered by the Board of Directors twice annually (August and February). 

New Initiatives

  • Introduction of family support stipends for $500 each. A limited number of stipends are available to assist members who need additional support in order to attend a conference. Learn more at the ASMS Family Support Stipend application.
  • 50% increase in the amount of funds for Student Travel Stipends at the ASMS Annual Conference

  • Local Area Discussion Group Speaker Support Program - 

    Learn how it works.

  • Educational Videos - Watch the 'Basics of Mass Spectrometry: Mass Analyzers'

  • 50% increase in the amount of funds for Student/Post-Doc Travel Stipends for each of the smaller meetings.  Find applications for Asilomar Conference, Fall Workshop, and Sanibel Conference.

  • Student/Post-Doc Travel Stipend for the Mass Spectrometry School sponsored by the  International Mass Spectrometry Foundation (September 15 - 20, 2013 - Sienna, Italy).
    Download Application: The deadline is August 16, 2013,  Closed
    2013 grants were given to Elizabeth Magnotti (Emory University), Joshua Seither (Florida International University), Di Wang (Johns Hopkins Univ. School of Medicine)
  • Enhanced Conference Amenities (more coffee and refreshments)!