State Microscopical Society of Illinois Awards Dinner
Honoring Walter J. Rantanen, 2022 August Köhler Award Recipient
Wednesday, June 14, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Buddy Guy’s Legends, 700 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Social hour
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dinner and drinks
7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Award announcement and presentations, photomicrography contest results
Join Inter/Micro and the State Microscopical Society of Illinois (SMSI) as they honor Walter J. Rantanen with the 2022 August Köhler Award.
Mr. Rantanen did not attend this event in 2022 and will receive the award in person this year.
Mr. Rantanen is Technical Leader of the Fiber Lab at SGS-Integrated Paper Services. He holds a B.S. in Wood Products Engineering with an emphasis on wood anatomy from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY. He has more than 30 years of experience conducting paper fiber analysis courses through his association with SGS-IPS and The Institute of Paper Chemistry.
Private Event Venue: Buddy Guy’s Legends, owned by seven-time Grammy Award winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame bluesman Buddy Guy, is renowned as Chicago’s premier blues club, serving tantalizing Cajun and soul cuisine. Since opening in 1989, the Legends stage has been graced by some of the world’s most talented musicians such as The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Bo Diddley, The Black Crowes, John Mayer, Junior Wells, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to name a few.
Register and pay online or complete the fillable PDF attendee registration form for fax or snail mail.