Category: Events

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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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 […]

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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. […]

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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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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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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 […]

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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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  • 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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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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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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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 […]

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  • China
  • Harbin
  • Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters

December 11, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Connecting Chemistry with Society

By Miranda Paley

Pacifichem celebrates the coming together of the chemical societies of far-flung nations, and in so doing, their cultures as well.  It is only fitting, then, that in the Pacifichem venue they will discuss the role that chemistry plays in society as a whole. Whether it is supplying the new clean energy sources we need to […]

December 11, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Chemistry of Clean Energy Conversion, Storage, and Production

By Rhea Williams

Every five years the International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem) becomes the pre-eminent forum for scientists from around the globe to discuss cutting-edge developments in all areas of chemistry. The theme for this year’s conference in Honolulu, Hawaii is Chemical Networking: Building Bridges Across the Pacific, with an emphasis on the collaborative nature […]

December 10, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Bench to Bedside

By Kristen Kindrachuk

Chemistry plays a central role in the advancement of modern medicine. Although chemistry has long been the foundation for the discovery and development of therapeutics, its contributions to the fight against disease are continually expanding. From research on nutraceuticals and functional foods that provides a foundation of knowledge for the promotion of health and reduction […]

December 10, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Biological Chemistry

By Ranjini Prithviraj

Biological chemistry is an amalgamation of the chemical and life sciences. It is the study of the chemistry of living organisms at the cellular and molecular level, and is vital to the understanding of these living organisms. Applications are diverse and range from pharmaceuticals, diagnostics and cancer research, to agriculture. The Biological Chemistry technical symposia […]

December 10, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Materials & Nanoscience

By Heather Tierney

Pacifichem 2015 will host a variety of “Materials & Nanoscience” sessions, covering topics such as self-assembly, materials synthesis, energy, membranes, magnetic materials, graphene, nanoparticles, spintronics, optoelectronics, bioinspired materials, electrochemistry, and much more. In the selection below, we have featured a few top articles from across the ACS Publications portfolio that relate to these exciting sessions. […]

December 8, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Agrochemistry, Environmental, and Geochemistry

By Tamara Hanna

The fields of agricultural chemistry, environmental chemistry, and geochemistry address challenges in areas including alternative energy, green chemistry and sustainability, biomass, remediation, and human health. As a primer to the exciting research that will be presented at Pacifichem, we’ve compiled a collection of articles, from across the ACS portfolio, that highlights the broad scope of […]

December 7, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Organic Chemistry

By Sonja Krane

Organic chemistry plays a central role in drug development, biotechnology, materials science, and wide range of other fields. In our daily lives, applications of organic chemistry are ubiquitous. The collection of articles featured here illustrates the broad scope and high quality of organic chemistry published in the journals of the American Chemical Society. Many of […]

December 5, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Macromolecular Chemistry

By Paulomi Majumder

Macromolecular science is a highly interdisciplinary field drawing from many areas of research that involve the synthesis, processing, properties and applications of polymers. Polymers form the basis of many everyday materials such as plastics, fibers, films, rubber, paints, and adhesives, and impact crucial aspects of life such as healthcare and medicine, energy, and the environment. […]

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December 4, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Learn to Tweet with the Stars

By Katherine Stevens

If you think “tweet” is something a bird does, it may be time we had a chat. Social media has an increasing presence in the scientific community, but many scientists are unsure of how to go about cultivating their online presence. Join us at Pacifichem 2015 on December 17 for Social Media Workshop for Chemists: […]

December 4, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Pitch Your Research with the Pros at Fast Pitch

By Katherine Stevens

Gaining direct insight into whether your work is submission-ready is both rare and extremely valuable. Here is your chance to pitch your research to the editors of ACS Publications’ newest and highest impact journals. Join us for ACS Publications Fast Pitch at Pacifichem in Honolulu! Pitch your research in paradise with esteemed editors, including Carolyn […]

December 4, 2015

Pacifichem 2015: Activities to Know About

By Katherine Stevens

Pacifichem 2015 is rapidly approaching, and ACS Publications will be hosting a slew of events centered around the theme of Chemical Networking: Building Bridges Across the Pacific. Mark your calendars for the following activities to help you communicate your science across the globe. December 15-16: The Evolving Nature of Scholarly Communication: Connecting Scholars with Each […]