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Join ACS Publications in Philadelphia


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 offerings. You might even be able to get your photo on the cover of an ACS journal!

Below is the schedule of events:

Sunday, August 21: C&EN Talented 12 Reveal

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

The second annual Talented 12 Honorees will be announced by Bibiana Campos-Seijo, Editor-in-Chief of Chemical & Engineering News, and Lisa Jarvis, Senior Editor. Join us for a chance to hear honorees discuss their passion for research during a Q&A session and meet and greet.

Monday, August 22: Talented 12 Symposium

Convention Center – Room 201C, 8:00AM – 12:00PM

This session will feature a series of concise TED-style presentations by the Talented 12, highlighting their own research, motivations, and future goals. This symposium will feature a broad spectrum of exceptional basic and applied cutting-edge chemical research. Register now.

Monday, August 22: ACS Omega Fast Pitch

Exhibition Hall – ACS Booth Theater, 10:00 – 11:00AM

Here is your chance to talk to one of the editors of ACS Omega, our newest open-access, multidisciplinary journal. You will have a 10-minute mentoring session where you discuss your research and have an expert give you tips to improve it for publication. Reserve your slot online or see a representative at the ACS Publications booth in Philadelphia. A limited number of slots will be available so don’t miss out!

Participating editors:

Monday, August 22: ACS on Campus in Philadelphia Session 1

Convention Center – Ballroom A, 10:30AM – 12:00PM

Join ACS on Campus for publishing tips from ACS Editors. Participating editors include:

  • Anne Andrews, Associate Editor, ACS Chemical Neuroscience
  • Carolyn Bertozzi, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Central Science 
  • Krishna Ganesh, Editor, ACS Omega
  • Thomas F. Hofmann, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Monday, August 22: ACS on Campus in Philadelphia Session 2

Convention Center – Ballroom A, 1:30 – 3:00PM

Join ACS on Campus for a panel discussion on Careers in Chemistry. Get tips and tools for finding your ideal job.

Tuesday, August 23: ACS on Campus in Philadelphia Session 3

Convention Center – Room 125, 9:30 – 11:00AM

Join ACS on Campus to advance your career with SciFinder®. Learn to navigate and manage the ever-expanding world of chemistry research.

Tuesday, August 23: C&EN Talks with Andy Brunning

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

C&EN will sit down with U.K. chemistry teacher and monthly contributor to C&EN’s Periodic Graphics, Andy Brunning. The author of the blog Compound Interest has skyrocketed to fame online with popular graphics such as “What Compounds Cause Garlic Breath?” and “The Chemicals Behind the ‘New Car Smell”. Join C&EN in the ACS Theater for refreshments and receive an autographed poster by Andy Brunning and chance to win his new book.

Tuesday, August 23: ACS Energy Letters Journal Presentation

Exhibition Hall – ACS Booth Theater, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

ACS Publications has a new letters journal that focuses on all aspects of energy, including capture, conversion, and storage. Learn about ACS Energy Letters and get your questions answered by Editor-in-Chief Prashant Kamat from the University of Notre Dame.

Tuesday, August 23: JPC/PHYS Reception

Westin Philadelphia – Georgian Ballroom, 5:30 – 7:30PM

The JPC/PHYS reception celebrates the 120th anniversary of The Journal of Physical Chemistry, honors the 2016 JPC Lecturers, the 2016 ACS Division of Physical Chemistry Postdoc Awardees, and will recognize those who contributed to the endowment of the E. B. Wilson Award. RSVP today!

In addition to these events, be sure to stop by the ACS Publications booth to receive a free gift by testing your chemistry and history knowledge! Also, visit the C&EN booth to take the Talented 12 quiz and be entered for a chance to win additional prizes. Finally, if you are an ACS author or reviewer, please come see us for a special gift to recognize your contributions to ACS Publications!

See you Philadelphia!

ACS Exhibition Hall Hours:

Sunday, August 21: 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Monday, August 22: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Tuesday, August 23: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM


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