The Department of Polymer Science and Engineering and the Center for UMass - Industry Research on Polymers (CUMIRP) will be hosting its annual Spring Polymer Event and Poster Session on the mornings of May 18th and 19th, using two highly interactive virtual platforms. Presentations will be made using Zoom video sessions, and a Conference style poster session will be held using Gather.town. Posters and presentations will be given by Students, Post-Doctoral Fellows and Visiting Scientists representing leading edge interdisciplinary research on polymers at the University of Massachusetts - Amherst. In this event, the broad scope of polymer science, soft materials, and engineering topics will be covered. We are thrilled to welcome participants from all over the world!