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!

Spring 2018 ACS National Meeting

March 18-22 New Orleans, LA

254th ACS National Meeting (Fall 2017)

Washington, DC │August 20 – 24, 2017

Undergraduate Hospitality Center
8:30am – 5pm | Grand Hyatt, Independence Blrm A

Symposium: Impact of Outreach on the Future of Chemistry
(Cosponsored by YCC, CPRC, & PROF)
9am – 10:30am | Grand Hyatt, Constitution Blrm B

Grad School Reality Check, Pt. 1
(Cosponsored by YCC)
10:30am – 11:45am | Grand Hyatt, Farragut Square/Lafayette Park

Grad School Reality Check, Pt. 2
(Cosponsored by YCC)
11:45am – 1pm | Grand Hyatt, Farragut Square/Lafayette Park

Undergraduate Research Orals
(Cosponsored by CHED)
1:30 - 3:30pm | Washington Convention Center, Hall C

Newtorking with Grad School Recruiters
2 - 5pm | Washington Convention Center, Hall C

ACS on Campus Networking Happy Hour:
Make Connections and Advance your Career
(Sponsored by ACS on Campus)
5:30 - 8:30pm | Bus Boys and Poets  

Undergraduate Hospitality Center
8:30 – 10:30am | Grand Hyatt, Independence Blrm A

The Job Hunt: Do’s and Don’ts of Applying & Interviewing
9am – 10:30am | Grand Hyatt, Farragut Square/Lafayette Park

Caffeination Station
(Cosponsored by YCC & PROF)
10:30am – 11:30am | Grand Hyatt, Constitution Blrm B

Eminent Scientist Luncheon and Lecture with Dr. El-Sayed: “The many great advantages of gold photo-thermal therapy of cancer”
(Cosponsored by CATL and POLY)

12 - 1:30pm | Grand Hyatt, Independence Blrm A

Undergraduate Research Poster Session
2 - 4pm | Washington Convention Center, Hall D

Speed Networking with Chemistry Professionals
4 - 5:15pm | Washington Convention Center, Hall C

Kavli Lecture
5:15 - 6:30pm | Washington Convention Center, Blrm D/E

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

Registration and Accommodations

Member rate – $110
Nonmember rate –  $225


Networking with Graduate Schools

Next event: August 20, 2017 │ 2:00 - 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: August 21, 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: Spring 2018  

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