ACS Meeting Information for Undergraduates

Chem Demo Exchange at the 249th National Meeting

Undergraduate student chapters can submit up to two experiments to present at the Chem Demo Exchange at the ACS National Meeting in Denver, CO. The event will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday March 22, 2015 and will feature creative chapter demonstrations using household chemicals. Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 18, 2015. Additional information and safety guidelines can be found on the submission form here.

249th National Meeting - Denver, CO

Regional Meeting Opportunities

8am–5pm

Undergraduate Hospitality Center

Majestic Ballroom (Sheraton)

8:30am-5pm

Undergraduate Research Oral Session

Denver Room (Sheraton)

9–9:45am

Making the Most of Your First National Meeting

Majestic Ballroom (Sheraton)

10-11:15am

Graduate School Reality Check: Getting In

Plaza Ballroom A&B (Sheraton)

11am–12:30pm

Chem Demo Exchange

Hall C (Convention Center)

11:15am-12:15pm

Graduate School Reality Check: You’re In—Now What?

Plaza Ballroom A&B (Sheraton)

1-5pm

Networking Social with Graduate School and Research Opportunity Representatives

Grand Ballroom (Sheraton)

1-2:30pm

How to be a Successful ACS Student Chapter

Plaza Ballroom D&E (Sheraton)

2:45-4pm

Can You Have a Life and Career (Co-sponsored by WCC)

Plaza Ballroom D&E (Sheraton)

2:45–4pm

Come Get the Scoop in Denver – An Afternoon Treat with ACS Leaders (Co-sponsored by CPC)

Centennial Ballroom B (Hyatt)

4–5:30pm

Workshop: Careers in Teaching Chemistry

Plaza Ballroom D&E (Sheraton)

4–5:30pm

Workshop: Improving Scientific Communication Skills

Plaza Ballroom A&B (Sheraton)

7–8:30pm

ACS Student Chapter Awards Ceremony

Bellco Theatre (Convention Center)

8:30–11pm

Undergraduate Social

Four Seasons Ballroom (Convention Center)

 

8am–5pm

Undergraduate Hospitality Center

Majestic Ballroom (Sheraton)

8:30am–5pm

Undergraduate Research Oral Session

Denver Room (Sheraton)

9–10:30am

Biomass to Fuel and Products (Co-sponsored by CELL and ENFL)

Grand Ballroom I (Sheraton)

9:45–11am

Workshop: Networking 101

Rooms 601/603 (Convention Center)

9:45–11:45am

Workshop: Chemists Celebrate Earth Day (Co-sponsored by…

Grand Ballroom II (Sheraton)

10:45–11:45am

Forensic Toxicology of Marijuana (Co-sponsored by BMGT and TOXI)

Grand Ballroom I (Sheraton)

12–2pm

Undergraduate Research Poster Session

Hall C (Convention Center)

2:30–3:30pm

Eminent Scientist Lecture – “Sustainability in the 21st Century: Optimizing Complex Interdependent Systems” with Dr. Henry Kohlbrand, DOW Chemical (Co-sponsored by CELL and ENFL)

Grand Ballroom I (Sheraton)

3:45–5:15pm

Speed Networking with Chemistry Professionals

Centennial Ballroom D (Hyatt)

4pm–6:30pm

Kavli Lecture

Bellco Theatre (Convention Center)

8–10pm

Sci-Mix

Hall C(Convention Center)

12–2pm

Chemistry and the Environment Film Series (Co-sponsored by CEI)

Grand Ballroom I (Sheraton)

 

2015 Meetings

Regional Meeting Meeting Dates Meeting Location
Central (CERM)/Great Lakes (GLRM) May 27-30
Grand Rapids, MI
Northeast (NERM) June 10-13 Ithaca, NY
Northwest (NORM) June 21-25 Pocatello, ID
Midwest (MWRM) October 21-24 St. Joseph, MO
Southeast (SERMACS)/Southwest (SWRM) November 4-7
Memphis, TN
Western (WRM) November 6-8
San Marcos, CA

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