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 April 20 – 24, 2017

Undergraduate Hospitality Center
8:30am – 5pm

Symposium: Impact of Outreach on the Future of Chemistry
(Cosponsored by YCC, CPRC, & PROF)
9am – 10:30am

Grad School Reality Check, Pt. 1
10:30am – 11:45am

Grad School Reality Check, Pt. 2
11:45am – 1pm

Networking Basics
1 - 2:30pm

Newtorking with Grad School Recruiters
2 - 5pm

Undergraduate Hospitality Center
8:30 – 10:30am

The Job Hunt: Do’s and Don’ts of Applying & Interviewing
9am – 10:30am

Caffeination Station
(Cosponsored by YCC & PROF)
10:30am – 11:30am

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

Undergraduate Research Poster Session
2 - 4pm

Speed Networking with Chemistry Professionals
4 -5:15pm

Kavli Lecture

Sci-Mix/Successful Student Chapter Posters
8 - 10pm

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!


Email undergrad@acs.org