The 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco kicks off on April 2 and runs through April 6. We hope you’ll take a few minutes during the meeting to join ACS Publications and C&EN for some exciting events and activities. You’ll have opportunities to learn about our newest journals, meet top ACS editors, and help create a mural of 2016’s most-read ACS author.
Take a Quiz and Get a Gift
Prior to the meeting, take the ACS Manuscript Transfer Challenge and learn about our manuscript transfer service. Then, visit our booth in San Francisco to receive a special gift!
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Sunday, April 2, 6:00 p.m. Rock Out with ACS
It All Comes Down to the Chemistry. That’s the title of the original song created for ACS Publications by California-based rock band The Amoeba People. Meet at the main stage to see them perform then visit the C&EN Café in the ACS Publications Theater to see celebrity artist Michael Breach’s custom latte art. Enjoy a latte, take C&EN’s Molecule of the Moment quiz, and win prizes!
Monday, April 3, 11:00 a.m. C&EN Talks with Tobin Marks
Meet this year’s ACS Priestley Medalist winner, Dr. Tobin Marks, in the ACS Publications Theater. C&EN Editor Mitch Jacoby will interview the renowned organometallic pioneer on his materials and catalysis research. Get a signed copy of C&EN after the Q&A.
Monday, April 3, 12:00 p.m. Meet the Editors of ACS Earth and Space Chemistry
Visit the ACS Publications booth to discover our newest journal, ACS Earth and Space Chemistry. Pick up a free spaceman USB light and be entered to win a telescope!
Monday, April 3, at 2:30 p.m. Watch the Reveal of 2016’s Most-Read Author
Join us in the ACS Theater as we announce 2016’s most-read ACS author. And in the meantime, help us build a billboard-size work of art revealing them. Here’s how to participate: (1) snap a selfie; (2) post it on Instagram using #ACSmosaic, tag “amerchemsociety”; and (3) print and place your photo on a matching cell of our interactive mosaic at the ACS Publications booth.
Tuesday, April 4, 12:00 p.m. Meet the Editors of ACS Omega
ACS Publications’ newest open-access journal, ACS Omega, is now indexed on the Web of Science. Meet the editors, enjoy food and beverages, and learn about open-access publishing.
ACS On Campus
ACS on Campus is hosting three sessions at ACS Booth Theater: “How to Use Social Media Like a Genius,” “How to Get Published with the ACS Editors,” and “How to Position Yourself for the Next Step in Your Career.” The sessions feature top ACS editors Prof. Ben Davis (Senior Editor, ACS Central Science), Prof. V. Faye McNeill (Associate Editor, ACS Earth and Space Chemistry), Prof. Deqing Zhang (Editor, ACS Omega), Prof. Pedro Alvarez (Associate Editor, Environment Science & Technology), and Dr. Lorraine Clark (Managing Editor, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters, and ACS Infectious Diseases).