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 info [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)
- anticipated cost
Proposals will be considered by the Board of Directors twice annually (August and February).
New Initiatives Implemented since 2013
- 2021: Enhancement of annual conference participation to remote attendees
- 2020: Emerging Talent online webinar series
- 2019: Increase to 20 Graduate Student Travel Awards for annual conference or non-ASMS conferences ($1,000 plus free ASMS conference registration)
- 2019: Launch of Al Yergey MS Scientists “unsung heros” award
- 2018: Launch of Faces of Mass Spectrometry feature in JASMS (and posted to ASMS.org) commissioned by professional science writers.
- 2016: Launch of Bibliometric project
- 2016: Conference poster lunch provided on Monday for undergrads to “Meet the Experts”
- 2015: Graduate Student Travel Awards for annual conference or non-ASMS conferences (10 awards @ $1,000 plus free ASMS conference registration)
- 2015: Undergrad Student Travel Awards (10 awards @ $500 plus free conference registration)
- 2015: Conference refreshments enhanced: Poster pick-me-ups, more coffee
- 2015: Local Area Discussion Group Speaker Support Program - Learn how it works.
- 2014: Thomson book - free to members/conference registrants
- 2014: Implementation of Postdoc awards (5 awards @ $5,000)
- 2014: 50% increase in the amount of funds for Student Travel Stipends at the ASMS Annual Conference ($70,000 stipends annually)
- 2014: Educational videos and other website educational resources online
- 2013: Educational Videos - Watch the 'Basics of Mass Spectrometry: Mass Analyzers'
- 2013: 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.
- 2013: Enhanced Conference Amenities (more coffee and refreshments like the poster pick-me-up snacks)