Category: Events

August 16, 2017

Attend ACS’ First-Ever Journey to Mars Symposium

By Freddy Tellez

The 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition will be the proud home of the first-ever “Journey to Mars Symposium,” August 22-23, 2017 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington D.C. The symposium will bring together industry, academic, and government figures, together with the public to focus on cutting-edge technological developments in chemical sciences to advance human […]

August 11, 2017

Join ACS Publications in Washington D.C. for These Exciting Events!

By Stephanie Monasky

The 254th ACS National Meeting in Washington, DC is less than two weeks away! Mark your calendars and join ACS Publications and C&EN for events and activities throughout the meeting. Help us take a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title, meet top ACS Editors, and help create a mural of 2016’s most-prolific author. Take a Quiz and […]

July 28, 2017

Discussing the Future of Drinking Water with Dr. David Sedlak

By Jesse Stanchak

Next month, Dr. David Sedlak will try to enter the record books by making an official attempt at the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for the Largest chemistry lesson during the 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. The Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Science & Technology and Environmental Science & Technology Letters will deliver his record-breaking lecture, “Healthy, […]

July 21, 2017

ACS Heads to Brazil for IUPAC 2017

By Maya Pottiger

ACS spent a successful week at the IUPAC-2017 conference in São Paulo, Brazil, from July 7-13. As platinum sponsors of the event, ACS Publications, CAS, and ACS Membership shared a large booth in the main exhibition hall. The booth generated a lot of traffic with its giveaways – including a USB key linking to the […]

July 20, 2017

Young Observers Reflect on IUPAC-2017

By Brandon C. Presley, Dean Tantillo, Yu (Frank) Yang, Javier Vela, John B. Matson, Jens Breffke, and Raychelle Burks

The U.S. National Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) supported a group of Young Observers in attending the IUPAC-2017 conference in São Paulo, Brazil from July 7-13. As part of their attendance, they were invited to share their experiences with the ACS Axial community. Brandon C. Presley: I attended the […]

July 3, 2017

ACS Editors Look Forward to China Symposia

By Jesse Stanchak

Scientists will again come together for three days to present and discuss the latest scientific advances and participate in ample networking opportunities at China’s top research institutions. ACS Publications will host ACS Publications Symposium: Innovation in Energy Conversion – A Physical Chemistry Perspective in Dalian, China from September 24-26, 2017 in partnership with Dalian Institute […]

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  • China

June 28, 2017

How to Get More Out of Chemistry Networking Events with ACS on Campus

By Shannon O'Reilly

ACS on Campus has been around the world in 2017. From Pune to San Francisco to Taipei City, the American Chemical Society’s premier outreach program continues to bring the leaders in chemistry, publishing, research, science communication and career development to university campuses to help students and emerging researchers advance in their careers. Whether you’re attending […]

Guinness World Records title for Largest Chemistry Lesson

June 26, 2017

Be Part of a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ Official Attempt for the Title of the Largest Chemistry Lesson

By Jesse Stanchak

Every ACS National Meeting is special, but the upcoming meeting in Washington, D.C. will be one for the record books. ACS will be making history with a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ official attempt at staging the Largest chemistry lesson with a special lecture entitled “Healthy, Tasty, or Toxic: A Chemist’s View of Drinking Water” from Dr. […]

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June 12, 2017

3 ACS Publications Journals Arrive in Japan

By Freddy Tellez

One of our newest ACS journals, ACS Earth and Space Chemistry along with Environmental Science & Technology and Environmental Science & Technology Letters recently exhibited at the JpGU–AGU Joint Meeting 2017 in Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan. The meeting covered research in all areas of Space and Planetary Sciences, Atmosphere and Hydrosphere Sciences, Human Geosciences, Solid […]

May 10, 2017

Registration Now Open for the 2017 ACS Publications Symposia, Innovation Series in China

By Shannon O'Reilly

ACS Publications continues its innovation symposia series this fall in Dalian and Shanghai, China. Scientists will again come together for three days to present and discuss the latest scientific advances and participate in ample networking opportunities. ACS Publications will host ACS Publications Symposium: Innovation in Energy Conversion in Dalian, China from September 24-26, 2017 in […]

April 17, 2017

A Closer Look at Solutions for Drug-Resistant Infections

By Ruth Neale

Solutions for Drug-Resistant Infections (SDRI 2017) conference met in Brisbane, Australia between April 3-5, 2017. Brisbane welcomed 230 delegates from 18 countries and a range of distinguished invited speakers who are world leading experts in research, industry, funding and policy in the field of drug-resistant infections. The conference covered the following topics and themes: Antimicrobial […]

  • Solutions for Drug-Resistant Infections

March 15, 2017

ACS Announces Its Support for the March for Science

By Jesse Stanchak

The American Chemical Society (ACS) announces its support of the March for Science to be held on Earth Day, April 22. The March, which coincides with the annual ACS event called Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (CCED), aligns with the Society’s key goal of fostering understanding and appreciation of science by the public, the media, and […]

March 9, 2017

Celebrating Another Successful, Inspiring Reception at Pittcon 2017

By Chi Wang

This week ACS Publications, together with ACS Membership Division, and CAS, exhibited at Pittcon 2017 (The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy) in Chicago. We were glad to meet top scientists from around the world who work in the field of analytical chemistry. In addition to our exhibit booth, the ACS Measurement Science Journals […]

March 8, 2017

See What ACS Publications Has in Store for the 253rd ACS National Meeting & Exposition

By Selenah Njoloma

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, […]

March 6, 2017

ACS Publications Symposium Series Set to Return to China in 2017

By Shannon O'Reilly

ACS Publications hosted its inaugural Symposium in Beijing, China on October 23-25, 2016 in partnership with the Institute of Chemistry, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ICCAS). We welcomed approximately 500 people to the three-day event, which featured lectures on the latest innovations in the molecular sciences by 20 of the world’s leading researchers. Attendees from over 15 […]

February 28, 2017

You Are Invited to ACS Measurement Science Journals Reception at Pittcon 2017 in Chicago

By Chi Wang

If you are attending Pittcon 2017 (The Pittsburgh Conference on Analytical Chemistry and Applied Spectroscopy) in Chicago this year, you will not want to miss the ACS Measurement Science Journals Reception on March 6, 2017 at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place. It’s your opportunity to meet the editors of ACS Sensors, Analytical Chemistry, and Journal of […]

ACS Regional Meeting

January 11, 2017

Make a Resolution to Attend an ACS Regional Meeting in 2017

By Jesse Stanchak

No matter what part of the chemistry community you come from, continuing education is important. But you may face budget or scheduling constraints that make it difficult for you to attend a larger, national-level conference. ACS Regional Meetings can be a great alternative, or even a supplement to other events. These meetings are organized by […]

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January 6, 2017

ACS Welcomes Earth and Space Scientists at AGU Meeting

By Freddy Tellez and Chi Wang

Last month ACS Publications exhibited at the 2016 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA, to present our newest journal — ACS Earth and Space Chemistry, along with two other well-established ACS journals, Environmental Science & Technology and Environmental Science & Technology Letters. We were excited to exhibit at one of the largest earth […]

October 24, 2016

ACS on Campus: Engaging Globally in South Korea

By Emma Weckerling

In mid-October, ACS on Campus  packed its bags and headed to South Korea to meet with local researchers and host a series of informative events on scholarly publishing. Students, researchers, and faculty across Seoul and Busan attended the half-day programs, which were held at Yonsei University and Pusan National University. Both events were a mixture of […]

  • South Korea

October 19, 2016

New from ACS Presentations on Demand: Philadelphia National Meeting Recordings!

By John F. Gardiner

Philadelphia National Meeting Recordings are now on ACS Presentations on Demand! ACS members have exclusive viewing privileges to the just-released select technical recordings from the Fall 2016 ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia. More than 200 recordings are available for immediate viewing. The Presentations on Demand website also underwent a redesign earlier this year, making recordings […]

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October 14, 2016

National Chemistry Week 2016: Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry

By Jesse Stanchak

Each year, we set aside a week in October to reach out and share positive messages about the transformative power of chemistry. Welcome to Chemistry Week 2016! This year’s theme is “Solving Mysteries Through Chemistry.” How can you get involved? It’s easy! Chemistry Week is all about sharing your love of chemistry with others, with […]

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September 23, 2016

ACS on Campus: Advancing Careers in North Carolina

By Emma Weckerling

In mid-September, ACS on Campus traveled to North Carolina for a special event in partnership with Duke University, North Carolina State University, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More than 150 students, researchers, and faculty attended the full-day program held at the Research Triangle Park headquarters in Durham, NC. The event was a […]

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September 20, 2016

Looking Back at the 2016 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education

By Freddy Tellez

The 2016 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) took place between July 31 and August 4, 2016 at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Colo. The conference brought together thousands of chemistry teachers from high schools and colleges around the country for presentations, workshops and exhibits. The Journal of Chemical Education (JCE), an exhibitor […]

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September 16, 2016

3 Reasons Chemistry Librarians Should Attend ACS National Meetings

By Ian Gordon

Attending the 252nd ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Philadelphia last month on behalf of the ACS Publications and the Award Committee as a recipient of the ACS Publications First-Time Attendee Travel Grant for Librarians was an exciting opportunity. I challenge everyone to find out more about ACS, join a Division, attend a future meeting, […]

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September 7, 2016

Submit Your Paper for the 253rd ACS National Meeting

By Jesse Stanchak

The 252nd ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia wrapped up just a few weeks ago. But it’s already time to start working on your submissions for the spring! The 253rd ACS National Meeting will be held in San Francisco between April 2-6, 2017. The theme of the spring meeting will be, “Advanced Materials, Technologies, Systems and […]

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September 6, 2016

What It’s Like to Attend an ACS Annual Meeting for the First Time

By Michelle Bass

Attending the ACS Annual Meeting for the first time was a very welcoming experience; the chemistry librarians received me with open arms and made me feel right at home in the Division of Chemical Information (CINF) Sessions. I have been to other disciplinary professional organization conferences, including the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and Medical […]

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KAIST International Materials Science and Engineering Workshop 2016

August 10, 2016

KAIST Welcomes ACS Editors

By Jesse Stanchak

Earlier this month, a group of editors from a variety of ACS Publications journals were invited to speak at the KAIST International Materials Science and Engineering Workshop 2016 in Daejeon, South Korea. The editors led sessions on topics such as nanostructures for photoelectric and device applications, novel materials for functional applications, and emerging materials for catalyst and […]

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August 10, 2016

Join ACS Publications in Philadelphia

By Andrew Clinton

The 252nd ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia is coming up in a few weeks! We hope that you can take some time out of your day to join ACS Publications and C&EN for events and activities throughout the meeting. You’ll have an opportunity to learn about our newest journals along with our flexible open access […]

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July 1, 2016

Announcing the Inaugural ACS Publications Symposium on Innovation in Molecular Science in Beijing China

By Shannon O'Reilly

ACS Publications is hosting its first symposium on “Innovation in Molecular Science,” in partnership with the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Science (ICCAS), on October 23-25 in Beijing, China. Join more than twenty of the world’s leading researchers for three days of cutting edge science and celebrate the 60th anniversary of ICCAS. You’ll attend […]

  • China
  • Innovation in Molecular Science
  • Institute of Chemistry Chinese Academy of Science

June 24, 2016

Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference Advances Sustainable Design

By Freddy Tellez

The 20th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference was held in the eco-friendly city of Portland, Oregon, from June 14 – 16, 2016. This conference is hosted by the ACS Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI). This conference provides a unique atmosphere to present, discuss and learn about new ideas, innovations and initiatives related to sustainability […]

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May 18, 2016

ACS Presentations on Demand: Newly Released San Diego National Meeting Recordings!

By John F. Gardiner

ACS members have exclusive viewing privileges to the just-released select technical recordings from the San Diego National Meeting held earlier this year. “Computers in Chemistry” was the meeting theme and over 200 recordings are available. The Presentations on Demand website has also been redesigned to make recordings easier to find. Users can search by title, meeting, topic, or speaker. […]

  • ACS Annual Meeting
  • presentation recordings

March 23, 2016

New Lipstick Analysis Method Could Help Catch Criminals

By Jesse Stanchak

You know that scene in your favorite police procedural where the detective finds a tiny lipstick sample on a napkin or a shirt collar and sends it off to the lab for analysis? On TV the sample comes back in a flash and the culprit is always wearing some exotic brand of lipstick that makes […]

March 22, 2016

3-D Printing Tech Could Someday Make Replacement Ears a Reality

By Jesse Stanchak

Athletes, the elderly and others who suffer from injuries and arthritis can lose cartilage and experience a lot of pain. Cartilage is a tissue which has very poor regenerative potential. Researchers are now reporting in Biomacromolecules, however, that they found a way to produce the “rubbery”  cartilage tissue with 3-D bioprinting and human cells that produce […]

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  • ACS National Meeting
  • video

March 9, 2016

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

By Jesse Stanchak

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 […]

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  • ACS Member Insurance Program
  • ACS Membership
  • ACS National Meeting
  • CAS
  • Chemical & Engineering News

March 7, 2016

ACS Chemical Biology Celebrates 10th Anniversary

By Angela Walker

Are you attending the ACS Annual Meeting in San Diego this year? We invite you to attend the ACS Chemical Biology Award Symposium on Tuesday, March 15 from 2:00 pm – 4:50 pm at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Salon D. Hear from keynote speaker Professor Peter G. Schultz, who is the recipient of […]

  • ACS Chemical Biology
  • ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters
  • Biochemistry

March 1, 2016

Join ACS Publications in San Diego

By Andrew Clinton

The 251st ACS National Meeting in San Diego is rapidly approaching, and we hope that you can take some time out of your day to join us at the ACS Publications and C&EN booths in the exhibition hall. You’ll have an opportunity to learn about our exciting new journals and our flexible open access offerings. […]

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  • ACS Publications
  • Chemical & Engineering News

February 24, 2016

How Do I Network at Professional Events?

By Michael Qiu

The ACS National Meeting is coming up and I’m excited to go for the first time… but I’m nervous about networking at professional events. I’d like to be able to use this meeting to make some new connections and have a little fun, but I’m bad at talking to strangers. I know I’ll spend the […]

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  • Librarians
  • networking

February 23, 2016

Can’t Miss Sessions for Librarians at the ACS National Meeting in San Diego

By Michael Qiu

From March 13-17, thousands of attendees with gather in San Diego, California for the 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition. With hundreds of sessions and thousands of papers and posters to see, the schedule can be overwhelming. Whether you are a first-time attendee or a veteran of the meeting, navigating the schedule is a feat […]

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  • Librarians

February 22, 2016

ACS on Campus: Engaging Globally in India

By Katherine Stevens

  In late January 2016, ACS Publications traveled to India to meet with local researchers and lead a series of ACS on Campus events. More than 900 students, faculty, and researchers attended the full-day programs, which were held at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay; the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore; and the International Institute […]

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  • India
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • SciFinder
  • The Journal of Physical Chemistry
A growing presence in China

January 14, 2016

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces: A Growing Presence in China

By Angela Walker

It’s easy to miss out on promising, high-quality research when you stick to major capitals to the exclusion of smaller cities and outlying regions. That’s as true in the United States as it is in Japan, India, or China. Journals without a presence in those smaller communities often risk being overlooked when its scientists are […]

  • ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • China
  • Harbin
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters