ACS Publications Symposium Series Set to Return to China in 2017

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 different countries experienced ample opportunities for discussion and networking at poster sessions. At the exclusive “Meet the Speakers and Editors” event, guests learned about cutting edge research and how to get their work published from the experts. Outstanding abstracts were selected to be presented alongside top-tier researchers during the five plenary sessions.

ACS Publications is continuing their Symposium Series with two events in 2017. The first event will be held in Dalian, China from September 24-26 in partnership with Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (DICP) and the Collaborative Innovation Center of Chemistry for Energy Materials (iChEM). The two-day event will feature lectures on the theme, “Innovation in Energy Conversion – A Physical Chemistry Perspective.”

The symposium’s Organizing Committee includes Professor George C. Schatz, Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Physical Chemistry A, B, and C and  The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters; Professor Xueming Yang, Senior Editor, The Journal of Physical Chemistry and DICP; Professor Can Li, DICP/iChEM; Professor Tao Zhang, DICP; Professor Françoise Winnik, Editor-in-Chief, Langmuir; Professor Prashant V. Kamat, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Energy Letters; and Dr. Feng Chen, ACS Publications.

The second event in 2017 will be held in Shanghai, China from October 22-24 in partnership with the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC), Chinese Academy of Sciences. The two-day event will feature lectures on the theme, “Innovation in Molecular Synthesis.”

The symposium’s Organizing Committee includes Professor Amos B. Smith, III, Editor-in-Chief, Organic Letters; Professor Scott J. Miller, Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Organic Chemistry; Professor Kuiling Ding, Associate Editor, Organic Letters and Director, SIOC; Professor Dawei Ma, Associate Editor, The Journal of Organic Chemistry and Deputy Director, SIOC; and Dr. Feng Chen, ACS Publications.

Both upcoming Symposia will feature presentations from the world’s leading researchers, ample networking opportunities, and the chance to present your work alongside renowned experts from around the world.

Please check our website for updates including speaker announcements and registration.

Enjoy photos from the 2016 event:


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