Report on the 6th World Chinese Mass Spectrometry Conference
The Chinese American Society for Mass Spectrometry (CASMS) hosted and co-organized the 6th World Chinese Mass Spectrometry Conference (WCMSC) on June 4, 2016 in conjunction with the Annual Conference of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) in San Antonio, Texas. This year marked the 10th anniversary of the WCMSC and was also the first time that this conference being held in North America. Delegates from mainland China Mass Spectrometry Society (CMSS), Taiwan Society for Mass Spectrometry (TSMS), Hong Kong Society of Mass Spectrometry (HKSMS) and colleagues from the Chinese American Society for Mass Spectrometry (CASMS) were invited to give talks at seven oral sessions for this one-day conference (see Appendix for the complete program). These sessions were well attended with more than 120 attendees. The Q&A period after each talk was lively.
A group photo taken at the 6th WCMSC conference on June 4, 2016 in La Quinta Inns & Suites San Antonio Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas
The conference ended with a closing ceremony where representatives from each sister societies exchanged gifts followed by a dinner gathering in a local Brazilian barbecue restaurant to renew our friendship and establish new contacts. We would like to thank all of our sponsors and the leadership teams of our sister societies, our invited speakers and all the attendees to make the 6th WCMSC conference a successful and memorable event.
Part of the CASMS Executive Committee team members prepared for the 6th WCMSC Conference.
Several delegates of the China Mass Spectrometry Society at the 6th WCMSC meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Members of the delegate from the Taiwan Society for Mass Spectrometry attending the 6th WCMSC meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Members of the delegate from the Hong Kong Society for Mass Spectrometry and Drs. Rong Wang and Liang Li from CASMS attending the 6th WCMSC meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Dinner gathering at the 6th WCMSC on June 4, 2016
The 6th WCMSC Organizers
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