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
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Student Hospitality Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Undergraduate Research Papers (Oral)
9:00 AM - 9:55 AM The Road Not Taken
10:00 AM - 11:25 AM Graduate School: the in’s and out’s of getting in (YCC/PROF)
11:30 AM - 12:55 PM
The Graduate School Experience: What to expect
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Networking 101 (YCC/PROF)
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Grad School Fair
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Science Communication: Speaking to the Public (ACS on Campus)
Time Program
8:30 - 10:30 AM Student Hospitality Center
9:00 - 10:25 AM It is Easy Being Green! (GCI)
10:30 - 11:55 AM Boston Tea Party
12:00 - 1:30 PM Eminent Scientist Lecture and Luncheon - The Road Less Traveled: for Love of Detection and Discovery, JoAnne Stubbe, Novartis Professor Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PROF)
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Undergraduate Research Poster Session
5:15 - 6:30 PM The Kavli Foundation Lecture
8:00 - 10:00 PM Sci-Mix Successful Student Chapter Poster Session

 

Recommened 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