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JULY 13TH - JULY 15TH, 2020

COVID-19 Effects: We are monitoring the situation closely and will make a decision in early May based on recommendations from the CDC, the Virginia Department of Health, and Virginia Tech with respect to potential postponement of the conference. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Safety of our attendees is our utmost priority and the decision will be made accordingly.   

All student housing and meals will be covered! Student housing will be in campus dorms, and meals will be at our #1 ranked dining halls! Registration opens February 12th, 2020.



Virginia Tech has received the honor of hosting the 2020 National Graduate Research Polymer Conference (NGRPC2020), the only nationwide, graduate student-run, research symposium. For the last 25 years, it’s been a premier conference in highlighting the research and achievement of graduate students in polymer science. This is where leaders and innovators meet to share, inspire and network. We’re proud to host some of the most well-known and influential voices in the field and put a spotlight on the amazing research conducted at the graduate student level in polymer science and engineering.

This year’s schedule is more packed than ever before with exceptional lectures, sessions and off-site activities.

We are thrilled to be expecting a large, excited audience for this conference. With an exceptional group of speakers featuring key influencers throughout the industry, this is truly an amazing opportunity to hear directly from your peers nationwide.