General Information

Location

The 92nd Annual Meeting of The Society of Rheology will be held in Bangor, Maine on October 10-14, 2021; with the optional short course and Rheology Research Symposium (RRS) occuring on October 9th and 10th. The technical program will take place at the Cross Insurance Center, a facility with more than 25,000 square feet of flexible, indoor meeting space. The short course and RRS will also be held there.

Bangor is the third-largest city in the state of Maine. It serves as the retail, cultural, and service center for central, eastern, and northern Maine, as well as Atlantic Canada. About 50 miles from Bangor is Mount Desert Island, home of Bar Harbor and the Acadia National Park, one of the top 10 most-visited national parks in the United States. Further away at about 75 miles from Bangor is Baxter State Park, where one can find Mount Katahdin, Maine's highest mountain peaks at nearly a mile (5,267 feet) high and the most northern point of the Appalachian Trail.

The average high and low temperatures in Bangor during October are 59°F and 38°F, respectively, with an average precipitation of 3 inches.

Events

Rheology Research Symposium (RRS)

This event will bring together students and professionals to explore career development in the field of rheology. The symposium will be held from October 9-10.

Welcoming Reception

The Welcoming Reception will be held on Sunday October 10th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Prefunction Area and the Ballrooms of the Cross Insurance Center.

Society Business Meeting

All attendees are encouraged to attend the annual business meeting of The Society of Rheology. This year the business meeting will be held on Tuesday October 12th from 12 noon to 1:30 pm in one of the Ballrooms of the Cross Insurance Center.

Bingham Medal Reception and Banquet

The Bingham Medal Reception and Banquet will be held on Tuesday October 12th. The reception will be held from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Prefunction Area. The reception is open to all meeting participants at no extra charge. The Bingham Medal Banquet will follow at 8:00 pm in the Ballroom 5-7 of the Cross Insurance Center; banquet tickets can be purchased with the meeting registration (see meeting registration page for details).

Poster Session and Gallery of Rheology

The Poster Session and Reception and the Gallery of Rheology will be held on Wednesday October 13th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Prefuncation Area and Ballroom 4 of the Cross Insurance Center.