New Visions in Clay Science

The 55th Annual Meeting of the Clay Minerals Society will be held at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Important Dates

February 1, 2018  Registration and Abstract Submission Open 
April 6, 2018 April 13, 2018  Deadline for Abstract Submission and Early Registration 
February 1 - June 10, 2018  Online Registration 
June 9, 2018  Workshop on Medicinal Applications of Clay Minerals by Professor Jin-ho Choy, Ewha Womans University 
June 9, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm BBQ at Professor Stucki's home for early arrivals
June 10, 2018  Field Trip to Starved Rock State Park, Oglesby, Illinois
June 10, 2018  Field Trip: Kaolinite in the Keokuk Geodes
June 11, 2018 Meeting Begins
June 11 and June 13, 2018 Social Program: Amish Tour, Arthur, Illinois and Abraham Lincoln Sites, Springfield, Illinois
June 12, 2018  Field Trip to Critical Zone Observatory
June 14, 2018  Field Trip to the Fithian Illite, Fithian, Illinois
June 14, 2018 Meeting Ends
June 14, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm BBQ at Professor Stucki's home for those departing later

Organizing Committee

Yuji Arai, General Chairman
Joe Stucki, Social Program/Workshop Coordinator
Lynda Williams, Workshop Coordinator/Travel Award Coordinator

Steve Guggenheim, Science Program Coordinator
Steve Altaner, Field Trips Chairman
Martin Pentrak, Technology Chairman
Scott Randall, Conference Program Coordinator
Nancy Simpson, Conference Program Assistant
Gretchen Wieshuber, Graphic Designer


Please check back for more information on the
2018 Clay Minerals Society Meeting