Student Programming

Core Student Programming

Network with chemists from across the globe, present your research, and hone your communication skills all while learning about cutting-edge advances in chemistry!

Sunday, March 20

Time Sessions
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Student Center
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM Making the most of your first ACS meeting
9:00 - 10:25 AM

Chemistry in the media

  • Ethics and integrity in pop culture
  • Communicating our love of chemistry: Stories about making chemistry outreach fun, relatable and effective in the quest to inspire excitement for chemistry in others
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Graduate school: The in's and out's of getting in
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM Mentor training workshop
12:10 PM - 1:40 PM The graduate school experience: What to expect
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Networking 101
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM Graduate School Fair
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Student Chapter Awards Reception

Monday, March 21

Time Sessions
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Student Center
8:00 AM - 11:05 AM ACS IRES: Strengthening Global Research Collaboration for Undergraduates Between Germany and the United States
9:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Diverse chemists overcoming challenges

  • Forty-five year journey of an African American professor
  • Take this overcoat of shame; it never did belong to me
  • Removing barriers to the chemistry field to blind chemists
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Undergraduate research poster sessionĀ 
Cosponsored by theĀ ACS Divisions of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Chemical Education, Computational Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Polymer Chemistry
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eminent scientist lecture
Raychelle Burks, American University
It was the professor in the library with poison
6:45 PM - 8:00 PM Graduate student & postdoctoral scholars reception
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sci-Mix

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