SOCMA Week Frequently Asked Questions

Where will the SOCMA Annual Dinner be held?
This year's dinner will be held in New Orleans on December 4-6 as part of SOCMA Week. We have expanded the programming to include more than 15 education sessions and build on the past networking and programming the Annual Dinner provided. 

Are there any speaking opportunities?
SOCMA is holding a call for speakers which will be open until Friday, June 14. Possible conference presentation topics include:

  • Global market and economic trends
  • Business operations and management
  • Best practices around process improvement
  • Industry research

Experts in environmental, health and safety, manufacturing and operations, policy, and those supporting the specialty chemical industry community are encouraged to submit presentations for consideration.  

How do I register?
Registration will open in mid June.

Are there any sponsorship or exhibiting opportunities?
Yes! There will be an exhibit hall geared towards industry service providers. Contact Sandra Lehrer at for more information about exhibiting and sponsorship opportunities. 

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Key Dates
Deadline to Submit Presentations
Friday, June 14

Registration Opens

Event Dates
December 4-6, 2019

Royal Sonesta New Orleans Hotel
300 Bourbon Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

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