Category: Events

August 17, 2018

Q/A: Harry Atwater on Photovoltaics for the Earth and Beyond

By Yousif Memon

Professor Harry Atwater is the Editor-in-Chief of ACS Photonics and a Howard Hughes Professor of Applied Physics and Materials Science at the California Institute of Technology. His current research at the Atwater Research Group focuses on artificial photosynthesis and photovoltaics in a variety of applications. Atwater will deliver The Kavli Foundation’s Fred Kavli Innovations in Chemistry […]

August 15, 2018

ACS Nano and Chemistry of Materials Editors Visit KAIST

By Ellie Key

On August 8, 2018, Professors Paul S. Weiss and Jillian M. Buriak led a panel discussion on the topic of “Choosing Scientific Problems and the Resulting Papers” during the KAIST International MSE Workshop 2018: “Big Ideas in Emerging Materials.” Weiss and Buriak were there in their roles as Editors-in-Chief of ACS Nano and Chemistry of Materials, […]

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August 13, 2018

ACS Publications Celebrates Innovation in Materials Science with ShanghaiTech University

By Libby Brennan

ACS Publications partnered with ShanghaiTech University in July 2018 to host ACS Publications Symposium: Innovation in Materials Science in Shanghai, China. This meeting is the fourth in ACS Publications’ innovation series of scientific symposia. The three-day event brought together the top researchers from around the globe to discuss cutting-edge nanomaterials, as well as materials for sectors […]

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July 2, 2018

Connect With ACS Publications in Boston This August

By Jesse Stanchak

Each ACS National Meeting & Exposition brings with it a flurry of activity from all corners of ACS Publications. The upcoming 256th ACS National Meeting in Boston, August 19-23, will be no exception. Join ACS Publications for Editor meet-and-greets, educational sessions, celebrations, and more! This post will be updated all summer long as the meeting […]

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June 28, 2018

Get to Know ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science at WCP2018

By Brooke Howell

ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science is excited to join the global community of multidisciplinary scientists meeting at the 18th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (WCP2018) in Kyoto, Japan, July 1-6. ACS Pharmacology & Translational Science is a new journal from ACS Publications, the Publications Division of the American Chemical Society, which publishes more […]

June 13, 2018

Get Ready for the 2018 European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting With Research from ACS Publications

By Charley James

ACS Publications is heading to Strasbourg, France, this month for the 2018 European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting and Exhibit. The conference, held June 18-22, will feature a variety of important speakers and illustrious authors from ACS Publications journals, including plenary speakers Xinliang Feng and Thomas W. Ebbesen. The event promises to be eye-opening and thought-provoking for […]

April 30, 2018

Pursuing Clean Air and Water for All: Environmental Science & Technology Symposium in India

By Deeksha Gupta

The author of “Water 4.0” and Editor-in-Chief of Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) Professor David Sedlak, UC Berkeley recently visited India to meet local environmental experts. During his talk at IIT Delhi, organized by the Indian Government’s Department of Science and Technology, he shared his experience, insight, and passion for the work he is doing. […]

April 23, 2018

Dive Into Marine Chemistry with Chemists Celebrate Earth Week

By Jesse Stanchak

The American Chemical Society has a proud tradition of celebrating Earth Week — and helping chemists everywhere get in on the fun and share the power of chemistry with others. The annual Chemists Celebrate Earth Week celebration encourages ACS members and science enthusiasts to build awareness of chemistry at the local level. ACS local sections, […]

April 18, 2018

Symposium Highlights Female Synthetic Chemists’ Contributions to Environmental Research

By Amy Balija and Ana de Bettencourt-Dias

A symposium celebrating the accomplishments of female synthetic chemists working to solve energy and environmental challenges occurred at the 255th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans. The symposium, “Synthetic Chemistry Addressing Challenges in Energy & the Environment” was held in conjunction with the publishing of a Virtual Issue of the same […]

April 17, 2018

Come See ACS Publications at Experimental Biology 2018

By Molly Ferns

This year marks an exciting year for ACS Publications at Experimental Biology 2018. We invite attendees to join us at Booth #805 during the conference’s Exhibit Hours, April 22-24, 2018, to learn more about our leading journals at the interface of chemistry and biology and get some fun giveaways. Treats and T-Shirts with ACS Pharmacology […]

April 13, 2018

ACS Catalysis is Coming to CCS

By Mia Fields-Hall

On May 7, 2018, ACS Catalysis Editors, Editorial Advisory Board members, and distinguished guests will present at a one-day symposium on their own research, spanning the full spectrum of catalysis science, at the 31st Academic Annual Conference of the Chinese Chemical Society in Hangzhou, China. The event will be held at Hangzhou Expo Center in Room […]

April 6, 2018

Join ACS Editors in Shanghai for the Latest in Materials Science Innovation

By Jesse Stanchak

The world’s leading materials science researchers are coming together in Shanghai for three days of exchanging ideas. Attend the ACS Publications Symposium Innovations in Materials Science from July 29-31 and learn all about the latest breakthroughs in the field. You’ll be able to network with researchers and ACS Editors from around the world, and present […]

April 3, 2018

ACS Sensors Will Be in China This April! 

By Chi Wang

The ACS Sensors Editorial Team will be in China for a series of university visits and to host the International Chemistry Symposium: Frontiers in Sensors Innovation at East China University of Science and Technology. At each university, the editors will meet students and faculty, share tips on how to publish your work in ACS Sensors, and present their latest research! The […]

April 2, 2018

Green Solvents Embrace the Future

By Małgorzata (Gosia) Swadźba-Kwaśny

The 9th Green Solvents Conference — GSC9 Advanced Reaction Media — is taking place September 23-26 in Titisee, Germany. It follows an introductory Green Solvents Workshop, an interactive course aimed at students and postdoctoral researchers. Since its foundation in 2002, the biennial Green Solvents Conference (GSC) has served as a unique platform for the discussion of scientific […]

March 5, 2018

What’s Happening at the Leading Process Chemistry Conference from Scientific Update?

By Molly Ferns

The 39th International Scientific Update Organic Process Research & Development Conference, sharing a name with ACS Publication’s very-own OPR&D, is taking place March 5th-7th in Clearwater, Florida. It is increasingly vital for chemical and pharmaceutical companies to be able to convert chemical reactions into manufacturing processes to run up to and beyond tonnage scale. This […]

March 1, 2018

Look Forward to ImagineNano 2018 with ACS Publications

By Charley James

ACS Publications is heading to Bilbao, Spain, for Europe’s largest nanoscience and nanotechnology event, ImagineNano 2018. The conference, held March 13-15, will feature a variety of important speakers, including ACS Omega Co-Editor Luis Liz-Marzan. The event promises to be an eye-opening, thought-provoking experience for everyone in attendance. But your conference learning experience isn’t confined within the walls […]

November 10, 2017

ACS Editors Lead Molecular Synthesis Symposium in Shanghai

By Katherine Stevens

Last month ACS Publications hosted ACS Publications Symposium: Innovation in Molecular Synthesis in Shanghai, China. ACS partnered with the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), Chinese Academy of Sciences to host the symposium. The three-day event brought together top researchers around the globe to communicate cutting-edge chemistry in the areas of synthetic methodology for efficient […]

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November 2, 2017

Join ACS Chemical Neuroscience at Neuroscience 2017

By Molly Ferns

The Society for Neuroscience’s 47th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, in Washington, D.C., is just over a week away! As the largest neuroscience conference, this meeting draws more than 30,000 attendees from over 80 countries worldwide. ACS Chemical Neuroscience is looking forward to joining the excitement with ACS Central Science, ACS Infectious Diseases, ACS Medicinal Chemistry […]

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October 13, 2017

Energy Conversion Experts Converge on Dalian, China, for ACS Publications Symposium

By Shannon O'Reilly

ACS Publications recently held its second ACS Publications Symposium in China. The event, “Innovation in Energy Conversion – A Physical Chemistry Perspective” was held in Dalian, China from September 24-26, 2017. The symposium drew almost 500 researchers and students from China and abroad. Attendees were able to hear from 20 notable speakers in the field, […]

September 28, 2017

Atlantic Basin Conference Call for Abstracts: Deadline Extended to Oct 2nd

By Katherine Stevens

The American Chemical Society has partnered with seven other distinguished international chemistry associations to host the inaugural Atlantic Basin Conference on Chemistry in Cancun, Mexico January 23 – 26, 2018. Researchers interested in attending are encouraged to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations, due October 2, 2017. To submit an abstract or to register […]

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 […]

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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, […]

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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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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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