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Come See ACS Publications in San Diego: August 25-28, 2019

Each ACS National Meeting & Exposition brings with it a wealth of fun activities and events from all corners of ACS Publications. The upcoming ACS Fall 2019 National Meeting & Exposition in San Diego, California, will be no exception. This meeting will explore the theme of Chemistry & Water (learn more about fundamental water chemistry in this Virtual Issue). Join ACS Publications to welcome new editors & new journals, learn from our website demos, attend some fun celebrations, and more!

Sunday, August 25th

Organic Division – Organometallics Distinguished Author Award Symposium

8:30-11:00 A.M., San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20A


Energy & Fuels Lectureship Award in Honor of Mark Thomas

9:00 A.M., San Diego Convention Center, Room 24C


Biochemistry Gordon Hammes Lectureship and Scholar Award Lectures

1:00–4:30 P.M., Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Marriott Grand Ballroom, Section 5
Reception will follow immediately after.


Journal of Organic Chemistry/Organic Letters Outstanding Publication Lectureship Symposium

1:00-5:00 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 20A


Inorganic Division – Organometallics Distinguished Author Award Symposium

1:30-4:30 P.M., Marina Ballroom Salon F, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina


Physical Division – JCTC 15th Anniversary Reception

4:30-6:00 P.M., Marriott Grand Ballroom Section 12, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina
Following the “Computational Quantum Chemistry: From Promise to Prominence: A Symposium in Honor of Henry F. Schaefer” symposium Sunday evening, join the editors of the Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation for cake and a champagne toast as the journal celebrates its 15th anniversary.


C&EN’s Talented 12 Reveal

6:00-7:00P.M., San Diego Convention Center: ACS Booth Theater
Watch the reveal of C&EN’s Talented 12 Class of 2019. These rising stars are taking on some of the world’s most daunting problems. Get more information on this event and others.

Monday, August 26th

JACS Symposium: Spotlight on the Chemistry of Water in the Journal of the American Chemical Society

8–10:30 A.M., San Diego Convention Center, Room 5A


C&EN’s Talented 12 Symposium

 8:00 A.M.-12:00P.M., San Diego Convention Center, Room 6E
Get to know C&EN’s Talented 12 Class of 2019 as they each share the motivation behind their research. Get more information and RSVP for this event, including a prize giveaway.


ACS Catalysis Lectureship Symposium

8:00 A.M., San Diego Convention Center, Room 1A


Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Symposium

8:30 A.M.-12:00 P.M., Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Solana


ACS on Campus – Write it, Speak it: Effective Communications and How to Talk About Your Research 

10:00–11:00A.M., San Diego Convention Center, ACS Booth #1613

Join ACS on Campus and Professor Greg Scholes, Deputy Editor, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters with their most highly requested presentation focusing on how to effectively communicate scientific research to the larger population


ACS Publications Website Launch Celebration

1:00—3:00 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, ACS Publications Booth
Come celebrate the redesigned ACS Publications Web Platform on Monday at the ACS Publications booth. Whether you are an ACS author, researcher, or librarian, come join us for a one-on-one demonstration of our innovative new website that was introduced earlier this year. The first 30 participants will receive an Amazon Fire TV Stick!


OPR&D Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the Buchwald-Hartwig Amination

11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, ACS Booth Theater
In August, Organic Process Research & Development publishes a special issue honoring 25 years of the Buchwald-Hartwig Amination. This chemical reaction has had a major impact on organic chemistry for the synthesis of carbon–nitrogen bonds. It is named for Stephen L. Buchwald and John F. Hartwig, both noted authors of ACS Publications and the 2018 Recipients of the Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry – which will be awarded in San Diego as well. Join the journal for refreshments and learn more about this issue!


Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2019 Research Article of the Year Award Lectureship Winners (AGRO)

12:55 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, Room 33C


Materials Making a Splash – Emerging Trends in Nanoscience, Materials Science & Photonics

1:00-4:00 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, Room 5A
Join us to learn more about the latest research emerging out of the fields of nanoscience, materials, and photonics, such as new electrochemical desalination technologies, organ printing for regenerative medicine, and photo-triggered drug delivery systems. Speakers include Paul Alivisatos, Julie S Biteen, Ali Khademhosseini, Jennifer Doinne, and more!


C&EN and ACS on Campus present: Periodic Table Bingo

3:00-4:00 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, ACS Booth Theater

Join C&EN and ACS on Campus for an unforgettable afternoon of Periodic Table Bingo at the upcoming ACS National Meeting. Celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table with this interactive game – and win prizes! RSVP now!

Tuesday, August 27th

ACS Sensors Young Investigators

8:00-10:45 A.M., Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, San Diego Ballroom Salon A


COMSCI: Water for Two Worlds

8:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.: Technologies for Tomorrow
1:30- 5:00 P.M.: Lighting the Way to Safe Water
Omni San Diego Hotel, Grand Ballroom B


2019 ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Academic Young Investigators Award Symposium

8:20 A.M.-4:00 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, Room 7A


Global Health: Biology and Chemistry of Waterborne Diseases

8:30 A.M., Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Marriott Grand Ballroom Section 6


2019 Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship Award

9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M., Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Harbor G
Join Vincent M. Rotello, Editor-in-Chief of Bioconjugate Chemistry, in partnership with the Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering for a symposium honoring Professor Heather D. Maynard – recipient of this year’s Lectureship Award.


Make Your Science Safe

11:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, ACS Booth Theater
Watch new ACS safety videos and learn about the ACS safety resources, including the new ACS Chemical Health & Safety journal. Find out how YOU can get involved in growing safety cultures.


Advances in Bioconjugate Materials for Biomedical Applications

1:30-5:00 P.M., Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Harbor G
Hear from Vincent M. Rotello, Editor-in-Chief of Bioconjugate Chemistry, and several journal associate editors at this unique PMSE/POLY supported symposium.


ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigators Award Symposium

1:00 P.M., Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Marriott Grand Ballroom Section 6


2019 Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award

1:00-5:00 P.M., Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego, Coronado D
Join the editors of ACS Macro Letters, Biomacromolecules, and Macromolecules, in partnership with the Division of Polymer Chemistry for a symposium honoring Julien Nicolas and Ilja K. Voets – winners of this year’s Biomacromolecules/Macromolecules Young Investigator Award.


Beyond Chemistry: ACS Publications Bio Journals

1:10-1:50 P.M, San Diego Convention Center Exhibit Hall, ACS Booth Theater


Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2019 Research Article of the Year Award Lectureship Winners (AGFD): Nutrition, Diet, Functional Foods in Health

1:20 P.M. San Diego Convention Center, Room 32B


PHYS Division Awards, Including The Journal of Physical Chemistry and PHYS Division Lectureship Awards

1:30-5:15 P.M., Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, Marriott Grand Ballroom Section 13


Langmuir Lectures, Nano Letters Award Lecture, ACS Materials & Interfaces Award Lecture

2:00-5:00 P.M., San Diego Convention Center, Room 5B

Celebrate outstanding researchers in materials and nanoscience: the 2019 Langmuir Lectureship Awards recognize Professor Katsuhiko Ariga and Professor Ayusman Sen, and the ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Young Investigator Award goes to Professor Jessica Schiffman. This symposium celebrates their achievements and gives you the opportunity to hear more about their research.


Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award Symposium

2:00 P.M., Omni San Diego Hotel, Gallery 1

Wednesday, August 28th

AAAS Marion Milligan Mason Award Symposium, Sponsored by ACS Central Science

9:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M., Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Reception will follow immediately after

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