Program Overview

247th National Meeting & Exposition - Dallas, TX March 16-20, 2014Return to Dallas homeFollow us on twitter

ACS Board of Directors Open Session

You are invited to participate in a lunchtime discussion with the ACS Board of Directors on:
“What is the one best thing that you like that ACS does, and why?”

Join the ACS Board of Directors Meeting
Sunday, March 16, Noon – 1:00 p.m.
at the Dallas Convention Center – Ballroom A (Level 2)

We welcome your observations and suggestions. Sandwiches and soft drinks will be available
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Meeting topics will also include:

  • Catalysis for clean energy technologies:
    biomass conversion; reduced emissions;
    electrocatalysts for batteries, fuel cells, and artificial photosynthesis
  • Harnessing the energy of the sun:
    photovoltaic; solar thermal; solar fuels; artificial
    photosynthesis, biomass conversion
  • Materials for extremes:
    corrosion resistant materials; materials for high T/P; next generation lightweight materials for transportation and other applications (e.g., carbon fiber, polymers, etc.)
  • Nuclear materials and fuels:
    fuel cladding, fuel recycle, radiation resistant materials (structural materials and concrete)
  • Energy storage materials:
    batteries and capacitors
  • New materials and systems for the grid:
    superconductivity; rare earths (substitutes,
    recovery); grid-scale storage; generation technologies
  • Materials for energy efficiency:
    thermoelectrics, solid state lighting, building materials (insulation, coatings, roofing, windows)
  • New technologies for enhanced recovery of fossil fuels
  • CO2 sequestration and conversion

Related Resources

Explore the Sustainable Energy Toolkit

ACS offers toolkits designed to help members communicate about important challenges nationally and globally. These toolkits offer resources, talking points, facts and expert testimonials to help you communicate more effectively about chemistry’s vital role in the solutions to our challenges. We encourage you to utilize the ACS toolkit on sustainable energy as it directly relates to our meeting theme.

NCW2013: Energy: Now and Forever!

In honor of National Chemistry Week, enjoy access to articles and resources provided by the Journal of Chemical Education on batteries, biofuels, fuel cells, future fuels, nuclear energy, and solar energy.


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