ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting:
Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market

Get Involved with Fall 2020 Symposia

Join us at Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market for the first ever ACS completely virtual meeting!  The ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo will be held August 17-20, 2020. 

Details for attendees, presenters, and organizers will be announced over the coming days and weeks. Stay Tuned: Visit the ACS Frequently Asked Questions page for updated specific information.  

Join us virtually to advance your impact on translating research to products and services that only chemistry and chemists can provide, and to gain skills, insights and access that chemistry professionals cannot get anywhere else! See firsthand how multidisciplinary, cross-functional teams and partnerships amplify the impact of research.

Join the Virtual Kickoff Event: We are All Heroes in Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market

Monday, August 17, 8:00 - 9:00 AM PDT I Virtual Mainstage

Virtual Kickoff Extravaganza honoring heroes of chemistry—past, present, and future—in Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market, featuring TED-style talks from 4 leaders in academe, industry, and national labs!

Learn more about this session . . .

View the recording of this session & other previous opening sessions . . .

Symposia

Below is a list of symposia cosponsored by the Multidisciplinary Program Planning Group (MPPG). 

Symposium Lead Cooperative Cosponsor(s) Duration Title Type(s)

BIOL

 

1/2 day 

ACS Infectious Diseases Young Investigators Award Symposium

On Demand - Oral

BIOL

 

1/2 day 

Gordon Hammes Award Symposium

On Demand - Oral

BIOL

 

1/2 day 

100 Years of Cytochromes

On Demand - Oral

BIOL

 

1/2 day 

Bioorthogonal & Site-Selective Chemistry on Biomolecules

On Demand - Oral

BIOL

 

1 day 

Chemical Microbiology

On Demand - Oral

BIOL

 

1/2 day 

RNA-based Therapies & Therapeutic Targets

On Demand - Oral

BMGT

 

1/2 day 

FUTURE Heroes of Chemistry! Funding new ventures and Chemical Angels

On Demand - Oral

BMGT

 

1/2 day 

From the lab to helping patients: Scaling health care

On Demand - Oral

CATL

ENFL, I&EC

1 day 

Scale Up & Multiscale Modeling: Fossil, Biomass, & Other Feedstocks

On Demand - Oral

CELL

 

1/2 day 

Renewable Materials Bench to Market 1: Discovery & Market Validation

On Demand - Oral

CELL

 

1/2 day 

Renewable Materials Bench to Market 3: Advances in High-Throughput Biomass Characterization Methods

On Demand - Oral

CELL

 

1/2 day 

Renewable Materials Bench to Market 6: Raising Funds to Take Inventions across the Valley of Death

On Demand - Oral

CELL

 

1 day

Nanocellulose Materials Horizons from Bench-to-Pilot-to-Commercial Scale

On Demand - Oral

CELL

 

1 day

Valorization of Renewable Materials

On Demand - Oral

CHAS

 

1/2 day 

Cannabis, Soil to Oil: How Cannabis Sativa L. Products go from the Benchtop to the Marketplace

On Demand - Oral

CINF

 

1/2 day 

Moving Chemistry from the Lab into the Open

On Demand - Oral

CINF

 

1/2 day 

From Bench to Market: Leveraging AI & Advanced Computational Methods to Solve Hard Problems

On Demand - Oral

CTA

MPPG

1/2 day 

How Chemical Technical Professionals Contribute to the Chemical Enterprise from Bench to Market

On Demand - Oral

ENFL

CATL, ENVR

1 1/2 days

Energy Technologies: From Concept to Commercialization

On Demand - Oral

ENVR

 

1 day

Environmental Implications of Nano-Enabled Consumer Products and Processes

On Demand - Oral

ENVR

 

1/2 day 

Environmental Chemistry for New Product Development

On Demand - Oral, Poster

ENVR

 

1 day

Sustainable Technologies for a Circular Economy: From Benchtop Experimentation through System Analyses

On Demand - Oral, Poster

ENVR

 

1 day

Detection and Quantification of (the next generation of) Emerging Contaminants

On Demand - Oral

INOR

BMGT, PROF, SCHB, YCC

1/2 day 

Bench to Market: Inorganic Chemistry at the Forefront of Societal Impact

On Demand - Oral

MPPG

 

1/2 day 

Chemistry from Bench to Market Opening Session

On Demand - Oral

MPPG

 

1/2 day 

The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture

Broadcast - Oral

MPPG

 

1/2 day 

The Fred Kavli Innovations in Chemistry Lecture

Broadcast - Oral

MPPG

 

1/2 day 

Beyond the Lab: Commercialization of Materials

Broadcast - Oral

MPPG

 

1/2 day 

Spotlight on Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market in the Journal of the American Chemical Society

Broadcast - Oral

POLY

PMSE

1 day

Entrepreneurial Polymer Chemistry: From the Lab to Start-Up

On Demand - Oral

POLY

PMSE

1 1/2 days

Circular Economy of Polymers

On Demand - Oral

PROF

SCHB

1/2 day 

Healthcare in America: Where We've Been & Where We Can Go

On Demand - Oral

SCHB

BMGT

1 day

Global Innovation & Entrepreneurship Create Jobs in the Chemical Sector

On Demand - Oral

SCHB

BMGT

1/2 day 

Chemical Business Posters, from Bench to Market

On Demand - Poster

SCHB

CELL

2 days

Sustainable Green Chemistry: Bench to Market 

On Demand - Oral

WCC

CMA

1/2 day 

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Bench to Marketplace Chemistry

On Demand - Oral

YCC

SCC, SCHB, PROF

1/2 day 

How to Get Your 1st Industrial Job

On Demand - Oral

Events

Event (lead) Partners Topic Title, Timing, & Location

Theme Kickoff

We are Heroes in Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market! (MPPG Theme)

All Divisions and Committees who are programming in the theme for Fall 2020

We are all heros in Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market!
Heroes from industry, academe, government labs, startups and non-profits! Join us to celebrate chemists and chemistry!

We are All Heroes in Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market
Monday, 8:00 am - 9:00 am PDT, Virtual Mainstage 
Virtual Kickoff extravaganza honoring heroes of Chemistry – past, present and future - in Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market. Featuring TED-style talks from 3 leaders from academe, industry and national labs!
PRES   Innovation and industrial impact The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture
Tuesday, 8:00 am - 9:00 am PDT, Virtual Mainstage  
BMGT     Future Heroes of Chemistry! Funding new ventures and Chemical Angels
Date/Time TBD, On-Demand Session
ACS Publications     Spotlight on Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market in the Journal of the American Chemical Society
Date/Time TBD, Broadcast Session
ACS Publications     Beyond the Lab: Commercialization of Materials
Date/Time TBD, Broadcast Session

Prospectus


Theme Statement:

Chemists improve lives globally every day by transforming research at the bench to commercial innovations.


Join us at Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market and advance your impact on translating research to products and services that only chemistry and chemists can provide!

Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market offers connections, skills, insights and access that chemistry professionals cannot get anywhere else!

  • Meet like-minded innovators who have taken ideas and products from bench to market;
  • Expand your view of what chemistry can contribute to solving global problems and how that happens;
  • Connect your research on the bench to market continuum to create opportunities, products and impact.

See firsthand how multidisciplinary, cross-functional teams and partnerships amplify the impact of research.

Symposia Proposal Submission & Possible Funding Opportunities for Technical Sessions

Technical divisions and programming committees are encouraged to apply for the MPPG cosponsorship of symposia to support collaborative programming at the national meetings. The symposia must be aligned with the national meeting theme and have at least one cooperative cosponsor. ACS is also pleased to offer funds based on the size and duration of each theme-related, cooperatively cosponsored symposium. Details of timing for applications are on the symposium submission application:

 

Contact Us

Fall 2020 Bench to Market Theme Organizers:

Staff Liaison: