Kansas City Local Section

Spencer Award Winner 2017

Missouri Western State University!!!!!

MWSU will play host to the 2017 Kenneth A Spencer Award for outstanding achievement in Food and Agricultural Chemistry.

Dr. Bruce German has been announced as the 2017 Kenneth A Spencer Award recipient. The event will be held September 21 along with a student poster session and invited symposium in honor of Dr. German's area of research.  Additionally, AGRO and AGFD Divisions of ACS will cooperate to sponsor a symposium at the National ACS meeting in March 2018.  We will keep you posted as details may change.  Below is a link to Dr. German's biography.

Dr. Bruce German's info at UC Davis

 2017 Program

Symposia will start at 1:30 pm in the Fulkerson Center at MWSU 

                Presenters for the Symposium include:

Linda Tikofsky, Professional Services Veterinarian, Boehringer Ingelheim:  1:30pm

Tona Melgarejo, Professor, Western University of Health Sciences:  2:00pm

Carolina Mateaus, Director Research & Development, DeLaval:  2:30pm

Break 3:00 - 3:15 

Bruce German, Spencer Award Winner, UC Davis:  3:15pm

Lance Phillips, President, Owl Software:  3:45pm

Wally Yokoyama, Healthy Processed Foods Research, ARS-USDA:  4:15pm


  The Symposium Presenters will then hold an Employment Forum

Including Emily McVey, Director, KC Animal Health Corridor 

Employment Panel: 5:00 - 5:45 

Social will be from 5:45 - 6:30

Buffet Dinner from 6:30 - 7:15

Featuring Shatto Milk Shots and Cheese Cake! 

Welcome and Introductions  7:15 - 7:30

Dr. German's Presentation 7:30 

 Here is a link to MWSU at 4525 Downs Drive, St. Joseph MO "Click Below"

 Map of MWSU Buildings and Parking