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Join ACS Publications at the ACS Fall 2021 Meeting & Exposition

ACS Publications looks forward to seeing you at journal-hosted sessions and events during ACS Fall 2021.

Please note that all times listed are in EDT.

Please refer to the Meeting Agenda for an up-to-date list of all sessions and events, and remember to share your experience on Twitter using #ACSFall2021.

Sunday, August 22

ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials Symposium in Honor of Prof. Yury Gogotsi: Materials for High Rate Energy Storage

8:00 -10:00 A.M. | Room B203 | Hybrid Event

Professor Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University and Associate Editor of ACS Nano, was selected as the recipient of the 2021 ACS Award in the Chemistry of Materials, sponsored by DuPont, for “groundbreaking research that includes the synthesis of novel classes of carbon-based nanomaterials and the elucidation of the mechanisms involved in capacitive energy storage”. This all day symposium honors Professor Gogotsi’s contributions to the field.


Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award Symposium

8:00 – 9:30 A.M. | Room B313b – B314 | Hybrid Event

The Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award Symposium session is organized by this year’s winner, Dr. Christie Sayes. It features invited talks from leading scientists Robert Strongin, Sherine Obare, April Gu, and the Award presentation and keynote delivery from Dr. Sayes. The talks will focus on a few key areas including vaping chemistry, drinking water contaminants and quality assessment, and the environmental impact on emerging contaminants.


The Journal of Medicinal Chemistry / Division of Medicinal Chemistry joint Portoghese Lectureship Award Symposium

4:30 – 5:00 P.M. | Thomas Murphy Ballroom Sections 3 & 4 | Hybrid Event

This lectureship award is named in honor of Philip S. Portoghese who was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry from 1972 to 2011. This year, the Portoghese lectureship award was modified to recognize two researchers, an established scientist and a young investigator. The Portoghese Lectureship Award Symposium will feature the 2021 recipients of the award, young investigator Daniel Palacios (Novartis), and senior investigator Margaret Chu-Moyer (Amgen).


Monday, August 23

The 2021 Inorganic Chemistry Lectureship Award

10:30 A.M. -12:30 P.M., 2:00 – 4:00 P.M. | Zoom Room 13 | Virtual Only

During each of these symposia, Professor Jenny Yang (University of California, Irvine) will be recognized for her advances in inorganic synthetic, mechanistic, kinetic, and thermodynamic studies of biomimetic catalysts for carbon-neutral fuel production and utilization.


Organometallics 2020 Distinguished Author Award (Organic Division Session)

2:00 – 4:00 P.M. | Zoom Room 17 | Virtual Only

Over two half-day symposia, Professor Viktoria H. Gessner of Ruhr (University Bochum in Germany) will be recognized for her research on carbanionic species as ligands in main-group and transition-metal chemistry.


ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science Award Lecture

2:00- 6:30 P.M. | Zoom Room 28 | Virtual Only

Join ACS Catalysis and the CATL Division for two half-day symposia to celebrate the 2020 and 2021 recipients of the ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science awards. The awards recognize significant contributions within the last seven years by an individual or a team of researchers to the understanding and/or practice of catalysis. This session will recognize Thomas R. Ward in biocatalysis, and Shannon S. Stahl in homogeneous molecular catalysis.


2021 ACS Infectious Diseases Award Lecture

2:00 – 3:45 P.M., 4:30 – 6:15 P.M. | Room: B313b – B314 | Hybrid Event

The ACS Infectious Diseases Award Symposium will feature award recipients Eszter Boros (Stony Brook University), David Olagnier (Aarhus University), and Sloan Siegrist (University of Massachusetts) as speakers. The award is jointly bestowed with the ACS Division of Biological Chemistry and recognizes outstanding young investigators in the infectious disease field who are within ten years of their last training experience or at the Assistant Professor level. Craig E. Cameron, Jeffrey Houpt Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, will join the session as the keynote speaker.


Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship in honor of Chunying Chen

4:30 – 6:00 P.M. | Zoom Room 21 | Virtual Only

Join Bioconjugate Chemistry and the ACS Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) to celebrate the winner of the 2021 Bioconjugate Chemistry Lectureship Award, Dr. Chunying Chen. The award recognizes important recent advances in interfacing synthetic and biological systems.


Tuesday, August 24

Langmuir and ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Award Lecture

8:00 – 9:55 A.M. | Room: B206 | Hybrid Event

This symposium will honor the winners of the 2021 Langmuir Lectureships and the 2020 ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces Young Investigator Award.


ACS Catalysis Lectureship for the Advancement of Catalytic Science Award Lecture

2:00 – 6:30 P.M. | Room: B216 – B217 | Hybrid Event

This is the second day of two half-day symposia. Please see Monday’s listing for more details.


Organometallics 2020 Distinguished Author Award Lecture (Inorganic Division Session)

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. | Zoom Room 12 | Virtual Only

This is the second day of two half-day symposia. Please see Monday’s listing for more details.


The Journal of Organic Chemistry (JOC) and Organic Letters 2020 and 2021 Outstanding Article of the Year Award Lectures

10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. | Zoom Room 18 | Virtual Only

2:00 P.M.- 4:00 P.M. | Zoom Room 19 | Virtual Only

Professor David Nagib (The Ohio State University) and Professor Ruben Martin (Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ)) will be recognized respectively for the 2020 JOC and Organic Letters recipients from 10:30 AM -12:30 PM. The 2021 award recipients, Xin Hong (Zhejiang University) and Dr. Sidney M. Wilkerson-Hill (University of North Carolina), will be recognized from 2:00-4:00 PM.


ACS journal Associate Editors will be Honored During the ACS Fellows Ceremony

3:30 – 5:00 P.M.

The 2021 ACS Fellows will be honored at a special hybrid ceremony. If you are attending the Meeting in person, this event is taking place at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel. Virtual Meeting attendees may watch online. We hope you will join us as we honor the ACS Fellows, including ACS Publications journal Editors: Maria-Jesus Blanco, Sage Therapeutics (ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters); Mark Hersham, Northwestern University (ACS Nano); Heather Maynard, University of California, Los Angeles (JACS); Stanislaus S. Wong, Stony Brook University (ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces); Liangli (Lucy) Yu, University of Maryland, College Park (Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry).


Wednesday, August 25

ACS Macro Letters / Biomacromolecules / Macromolecules Young Investigator Award

10:30 AM -12:30 P.M. | Zoom Room 27 | Virtual Only

2:00-4:00 P.M. | Zoom Room 38 | Virtual Only

During this award symposium, Professors Bradley D. Olsen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) and Haritz Sardon (POLYMAT/University of the Basque Country, Spain) will be recognized as the recipients of the ACS Macro Letters / Biomacromolecules / Macromolecules Young Investigator Award. This annual award is sponsored by ACS Macro Letters, Biomacromolecules, and Macromolecules and the Division of Polymer Chemistry.


 

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