Undergraduate Programming at National Meetings

Whether you're a seasoned pro or a first-time attendee, the ACS national meeting is an exciting experience. Not only will you have the opportunity to meet chemists from across the globe, you'll have access to programming that can help you prepare for your career, experience presenting research, enhance your communication and networking skills, all while learning about cutting-edge advances in chemistry!

Fall 2017 ACS National Meeting

August 20-24 Washington, DC

253rd ACS National Meeting (Spring 2017)

San Francisco, CA April 2 – 6, 2017

Undergraduate Hospitality Center
8am – 5pm | Marriott Marquis, Salon 7

Undergraduate Research Oral Sessions
8:30am – 5pm | Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill C

Making the Most of Your First National Meeting
8:30am – 9:15am | Marriott Marquis, Salon 7

Symposium: Frontiers in Nanoscience
9:30am – 11:30am | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate Ballroom A

Grad School Reality Check, Pt. 1
10am – 11:30am | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate Ballroom B

Chem Demo Exchange
11am – 12:30pm | Moscone Convention Center, Hall A

Grad School Reality Check, Pt. 2
11:30am – 12:45pm | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate Ballroom B

Workshop: Networking 101
1:30pm – 3pm | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate
Ballroom A

Getting Involved: Chemistry Ambassadors Forum
2pm – 4pm | Hotel Nikko, Nikko Ballroom II

2-Year to 4-Year College Transfer Survival Guide
2:30pm – 3:30pm | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate Ballroom B

SciBabe’s 10 Rules for Surviving Fake News
4pm – 5:30pm | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate
Ballroom A

Student Chapter Award Ceremony
7pm – 8:30pm | Hilton Union Square, Grand Ballroom B

Undergrad Social
8:30pm – 11pm | Hilton Union Square, Continental Ballroom 1-6

Undergraduate Hospitality Center
8am – 5pm | Marriott Marquis, Salon 7

Undergraduate Research Oral Sessions
8:30am – 5pm | Marriott Marquis, Nob Hill C

Improving Scientific Communications
9am – 10:15am | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate Ballroom B

Symposium: Chemistry of Fermented Beverages
10am – 11:30am | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate Ballroom A

Workshop: Chemists Celebrate Earth Day
10:30am – 11:45am | Moscone Convention Center,
Hall A

Undergraduate Research Poster Session
12pm – 2pm | Moscone Convention Center, Hall D

Eminent Scientist Lecture:
Dr. Carolyn Bertozzi, Stanford University

2:30pm – 4pm | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate Ballroom A

Undergraduate Speed Networking with Chemistry Professionals
4pm – 5:15pm | Moscone Convention Center, Hall A

Kavli Lecture
5:15pm – 6:30pm | Moscone Convention Center, Gateway 103/104

Sci-Mix/Successful Student Chapter Posters
8pm – 10pm | Moscone Convention Center, Hall D

NSF Graduate School Fellowships
9am – 9:45am | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate Ballroom A

Chemistry and the Environment Film Series
12pm – 2pm | Marriott Marquis, Golden Gate
Ballroom A

Registration and Accommodations

Member rate – $110
Nonmember rate –  $225

Carolyn Bertozzi tells the true story of failure, dead ends, and serendipity behind her research and professional success.

Yvette D’Entremont (aka SciBabe) will help you seek out accurate reporting on science and other topics in our evolving media landscape.


Networking with Graduate Schools

Next event: April 2, 2017 │ 1:00 - 5:00 pm

The Networking Social with Graduate School Recruiters is a great way to learn more about postgraduate programs, whether you're applying to grad school or considering it for your future.  

No pre-registration required for students 


Speed Networking with Professional

Next event: April 3, 2017 │ 4:00 - 5:15 pm

The Undergraduate Speed Networking event gives students an opportunity to learn about various careers and practice communication skills with professionals in the chemical sciences.   

No pre-registration required for students 


Chem Demo Exchange

Next event: April 2 │11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register by March 1, 2017

Do you have successful demonstrations and hands-on activities for K-12 students to showcase? Sign up for the ChemDemo Exchange Using Household Chemicals!


Questions

Email undergrad@acs.org