Join ACS Publications in San Diego 

Join ACS Publications in San Diego


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. You’ll even meet some of our all-star editors.

Below is the schedule of events:

Sunday, March 13: ACS Omega RC Car Racing

Exhibition Hall – Town Center Area, 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Test your RC driving skills at the ACS Omega remote control car racetrack and learn about our new multidisciplinary, open access journal!


Sunday, March 13: Behind the Scenes of the C&EN Redesign

Exhibition Hall – ACS Booth Theater, 6:30 – 7:30 PM

Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) has been given a fresh and new modern look. Stop by the booth to hear about the magazine’s re-design from C&EN’s Editor-in-Chief, Bibiana Campos-Seijo, Managing Editor, Amanda Yarnell and Creative Director, Rob Bryson. Learn about the magazine’s new vision and it’s part in a broader, ongoing effort to communicate science.


Monday, March 14: Priestley Medalist Signing & Q&A

Exhibition Hall – ACS Booth Theater, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Meet the recipient of this year’s ACS Priestley Medal, Mostafa A. El-Sayed. Visit the ACS Theater to learn more about Mostafa’s groundbreaking contributions to nano science and receive an autographed copy of C&EN.


Monday, March 14: ACS Omega Presentation

Exhibition Hall – ACS Booth Theater, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Celebrate with ACS Omega, an online-only journal that represents a new approach from ACS Publications: an open access, highly multidisciplinary journal publishing peer-reviewed research.


Monday, March 14: ACS on Campus comes to San Diego!

Convention Center – Room 15B, 12:30 – 3:00PM

Join ACS on Campus for a free lunch and panel discussions with ACS Editors on how to get published and advance your career. Participating editors include:

  • Dennis Liotta, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters
  • Vivian Yam, Associate Editor, Inorganic Chemistry
  • Justin Gooding, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Sensors
  • Wolfgang Parak, Associate Editor, ACS Nano


Tuesday, March 15: The Future of C&EN

Exhibition Hall – ACS Booth Theater, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

With over 90 years of editorial excellence, C&EN has evolved as a part of an ongoing effort to improve readers’ experience with the C&EN brand, no matter how, when, or where they are consuming C&EN. Celebrate this next step forward in C&EN’s evolution and learn more about what’s in store for the future.


Tuesday, March 15: New Journal Presentation- Introducing ACS Energy Letters

Exhibition Hall – ACS Booth Theater, 12:00 – 1:00 PM

ACS Publications is pleased to announce a new letters journal that will focus on all aspects of energy, including capture, conversion, and storage. Learn about ACS Energy Letters and get your questions answered by the inaugural editor, Prashant Kamat from the University of Notre Dame.


Tuesday, March 15: ACS Publications Fast Pitch

Exhibition Hall – ACS Booth Theater, 1:30 – 2:30 PM

Here is your chance to pitch your research to some of the editors of ACS Publications’ journals. You will have 10 minutes to pitch your latest research and have an expert provide feedback on its potential for publication. Reserve your slot online or see a representative at the ACS Publications booth in San Diego. A limited number of slots will be available so don’t miss out!

Participating editors and journals include:

  • Prashant Kamat, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Energy Letters
  • J. Justin Gooding, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Sensors
  • Anne Andrews, Associate Editor, ACS Chemical Neuroscience
  • Paul Weiss, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Nano
  • Jillian Buriak, Editor-in-Chief, Chemistry of Materials

Register today.


In addition to these events, visit the C&EN booth to test your chemistry history knowledge in conjunction with big moments in C&EN’s editorial past. Participants will be entered in a raffle to win a Parrot Bebop Quadcopter Drone.

And of course, be sure to stop by the ACS Publications booth to receive your free ACS Omega stopwatch by completing our quiz: Which fictional chemist are you? Quiz entrants will also be entered for a chance to win an ACS Omega remote control car.

See you in sunny San Diego!

ACS Exhibition Hall Hours:

Sunday, March 13: 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Monday, March 14: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, March 15: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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