Schedule-At-A-Glance

Information is preliminary and subject to change.

All events are listed in Central Time (CT).

All in-person events will be in held in McCormick Place Chicago Convention Center and connecting properties unless otherwise listed. All hybrid events will be held in McCormick Place and virtual meeting platform. Live virtual events will be held in the virtual meeting platform.

  • Sunday, August 21
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Opening Session

    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Open Board Meeting

    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    In-Person & Virtual Posters

    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions

    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Directors-at-Large Town Hall

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Posters Virtual & In-Person
  • Monday, August 22
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions

    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Expo featuring Career Navigator LIVE!

    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    In-Person & Virtual Posters; Undergraduate Posters

    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    ACS Fellows Ceremony (Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk)

    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture

    7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Grad & Postdoc Scholar Reception

    8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    Sci-Mix Interdivisional Poster Session
  • Tuesday, August 23
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions

    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    In-Person & Virtual Posters

    11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    Expo featuring Career Navigator LIVE!

    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions

    5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    The Fred Kavli Innovations in Chemistry Lecture

    6:30 PM - 12:00 AM
    Chemluminary Ceremony (Hyatt Regency Chicago)

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Posters Virtual & In-Person
  • Wednesday, August 24
    7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    ACS Council Meeting (Sheraton Grand Chicago Riverwalk)

    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    Expo featuring Career Navigator LIVE!

    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions

    12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    In-Person & Virtual Posters

    2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions

    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Posters Virtual & In-Person
  • Thursday, August 25
    8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    In-Person & Hybrid Sessions

    10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    100% Virtual Sessions