Student Programming

Core Student Programming

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

Time Program
Location
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Student Hospitality Center Seaport World Trade Center, Cityview Ballroom 1
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Undergraduate Research Papers (Oral)
Seaport World Trade Center, Cambridge 1/2
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM The Road Not Taken: Career Exploration for non-PhD Chemists Seaport World Trade Center, Cityview Ballroom 2
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM Graduate School: The In’s and Out’s of Getting In (YCC/PROF) Seport Boston Hotel, Plaza Ballroom A/B
11:15 AM - 12:30 PM
The Graduate School Experience: What to expect Seaport Boston Hotel, Plaza Ballroom C
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Networking 101 (YCC/PROF) Seaport Boston Hotel, Plaza Ballroom A/B
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grad School Fair Seaport World Trade Center, Harborview
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Science Communication: Speaking to the Public (ACS on Campus) Harpoon Brewery and Beer Hall
Time Program Location
8:30 - 10:30 AM Student Hospitality Center Seaport World Trade Center, Cityview Ballroom 1
9:00 - 10:25 AM It is Easy Being Green! Integrating Greeen Chemistry into Your Outreach (GCI) Seaport World Trade Center, Waterfront Ballroom 3
10:30 - 11:55 AM Boston Tea Party: a Global Student Morning Break Seaport World Trade Center, Cityview Ballroom 2
12:00 - 1:30 PM Eminent Scientist Lecture and Luncheon - The Road Less Traveled: for Love of Detection and Discovery, JoAnne Stubbe (PROF) Seaport World Trade Center, Harborview Ballroom
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Undergraduate Research Poster Session Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall B2/C
5:15 - 6:30 PM The Kavli Foundation Lecture Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Ballroom West
8:00 - 10:00 PM Sci-Mix Successful Student Chapter Poster Session Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Exhibit Hall B2/C

 

Recommended Programming

 

Time Saturday, August 18, 2018 Location
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM ACS Kids Zone - Exploring Our World Through Chemistry
Boston Children's Museum
Time Sunday, August 19, 2018 Location
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Board of Directors Regular Meeting
Ballroom West
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM National Nanotechnology Initiative - What We Know, Where We're Going, and How You Can Engage Ballroom West
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Opening Session Ballroom West
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Welcome Reception in the Expo & Career Fair
Hall A
6:30 PM - 10:00 PM Heroes of Chemistry - ticketed event
Westin Copley Place
Time Monday, August 20, 2018 Location
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Expo & Career Fair Open Hall A
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Coffee Break Hall A
4:00 PM - 6:15 PM Kavli Foundation Lecture Series Ballroom West
Time Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Location
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Expo & Career Fair Open Hall A
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM Coffee Break Hall A
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM ChemLuminary Poster Session, Ceremony, & Dance Boston Park Plaza
Time Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Location
6:00 AM – 1:00 PM Council Meeting, Hynes Convention Center Ballroom A-C

Program Highlights

 

Grad School Fair

The Grad School Fair is a great way to learn more about postgraduate programs, whether you're applying to grad school or considering it for your future. 
August 19, 2018 │ 2:00 – 5:00 pm

No pre-registration required for students  

Science Communication: Speaking to the Public

August 19, 2018 | 5:00PM – 7:00 PM
Learn effective ways to communicate your research to the public and see how the experts are doing it with our panel of communication professionals. 

Students must register for this event!

Student Resources

 

Questions?

If you have questions or concerns regarding this event.

Email: undergrad@acs.org
Call: 202-872-6108