Celebrate and Innovate at the 251st ACS National Meeting and Exposition

The theme of this year’s National Meeting is “Computers in Chemistry.” Thousands of chemical professionals, educators, and students from around the world will gather in San Diego for five days of learning and networking opportunities.

The theme will be on full display at the highly anticipated Kavli Lectures, where attendees will be able to hear Dr. Emily Carter of Princeton University speak about quantum solutions for a sustainable energy future. Dr. Rommie Amaro of the University of California, San Diego will speak about her work using computational chemistry to find new medical cures.

Visit the ACS booth and learn about the dynamic programs, products, and services ACS offers its members to help support and advance their research and careers. While you are at the booth, you can take part in our promotions and contests for a chance to win exciting prizes!

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At CAS, a division of the American Chemical Society, we are scientists, technologists and business leaders who continuously and passionately pursue new knowledge in our quest to fuel scientific discovery and empower innovation. We welcome your visit to the ACS booth to learn more about exciting workflow solutions from CAS that help you make more confident research decisions.

Dedicated to the ACS vision of improving people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry, the CAS team of highly trained scientists finds, collects and organizes all publicly disclosed substance information, creating the world’s most reliable collection of content that is vital to innovation worldwide. CAS provides a suite of solutions, including SciFinder®, STN®, PatentPakTM, NCITM Global, and our latest time-saving workflow innovation, MethodsNowTM, that are relied on by researchers, patent professionals and decision-makers around the world to advance the scientific enterprise by enabling discovery and facilitating workflows.   Get to know CAS, and let’s explore ways we can advance research together!

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Check out Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), the weekly resource that chemists count on to deliver the latest chemistry news from the worlds of research, business, education, government, and beyond. Come to the C&EN Booth to hear about the magazine’s redesign and new vision, and its role in a broader, ongoing effort to communicate science.

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Visit the ACS Publications booth to learn about our newest open access journal, ACS Omega. Do you have groundbreaking research, but are not sure if your work is ready for submission? Sign up to give a “Fast Pitch” to an ACS editor and get instant feedback. Pick up your free ACS Omega stopwatch and be entered to win an R/C car!

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The ACS website, www.acs.org, strives to provide a personalized, relevant experience. But to recommend content and offer products, programs, and services you’ll find valuable, we need to hear from you! Visit the ACS Web booth to take a brief survey and receive a gift while supplies last.

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The ACS Career Navigator™ is your home for career services, leadership development, in-person and online professional education courses, and market intelligence resources. The team will be on hand to explain how the ACS Career Navigator™ products and services help you achieve your career goals. Discover “The Happy Chemists Guide to the Career Navigator” and get your own Happy Chemist USB Charger.

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Speak with representatives of the ACS Member Insurance Program to learn how we can help you protect what matters most in your life. Explore a wide array of insurance solutions that are available exclusively to ACS members, such as Life & Disability Insurance, International Term Life Insurance, Auto & Homeowners, Professional Liability, Chemical Educators Legal Liability, and more.

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What defines your ACS membership experience? Is it connecting with others in the field? Access to cutting-edge information and science? Or the competitive advantage you get from career planning, educational opportunities, and leadership development? We want to hear from you. Share your story at www.my.acs.org during the National Meeting. If your story is published, you’ll get a free gift.

The team at the membership kiosk will be available to answer questions about the benefits of ACS membership. If you have questions at any other time, please call 800-333-9511 or +1-614-447-3776 (from outside of the U.S.), M–F, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, or email us at service@acs.org.

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Finally, don’t leave San Diego without getting your T-shirts, mole souvenirs, beaker mugs, and more at the ACS Store.

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