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

Hospitality Center
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Undergraduate Research Oral Session
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Making the Most of Your First National Meeting
9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Graduate School Reality Check: Getting In
10:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Workshop: Jump Start Your Career with an Undergraduate Internship!
10:00 – 12:00 p.m.

Chem Demo Exchange
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Graduate School Reality Check: You're In - Now What?
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Jump-Start Your Career with an Undergraduate Internship Workshop
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Networking Social with Graduate School Recruiters
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Can You Have a Life and Career? Symposium
2:45 – 4:00 p.m.

ACS Strategy Cafe
2:45 – 4:00 p.m.

Improving Scientific Communication Skills Workshop
4:00 – 5:15 p.m.

Teaching High School Chemistry Workshop
4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Student Chapter Awards Ceremony
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Undergraduate Social
8:30 – 11:00 p.m.

Hospitality Center
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Undergraduate Research Oral Session
8:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Biomass to Fuel & Products Symposium
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Workshop: Chemists Celebrate Earth Day
9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

"Tattoos, Piercings, and Blue Hair: Can It Affect My Career?" Workshop
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Forensic Toxicology of Marijuana Symposium
10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

Undergraduate Research Poster Session
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Eminent Scientist Lecture
Featuring Dr. Henry Kohlbrand, Dow Chemical, on "Sustainability from a Research and Industrial Point of View"
2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Speed Networking with Chemistry Professionals
3:45 – 5:15 p.m.

Kavli Lecture
5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Sci-Mix/Successful Student Chapter Posters
8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

All events are sponsored or co-sponsored by the Society Committee on Education Undergraduate Programs Advisory Board.

Chemistry and the Environment Film Series
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

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

Poster Presentation Instructions and Tips

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