Student Programming

Core Student Programming

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

Time Event Location (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, unless otherwise noted)
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Student center Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
9:00 AM - 10:15  AM Graduate school: The ins and outs of getting in Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM The graduate school experience: What to expect Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM All over the map: Exploring global opportunities
cosponsored by the ACS International Activities Committee
Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Networking 101
sponsored by the ACS Younger Chemists Committee
Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM Undergraduate Research Papers Carlsbad
2:00 PM - 4:10 PM Our element(s): Younger chemists from around the world
sponsored by the ACS Younger Chemists Committee
Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Sapphire Ballroom MN
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM Graduate school fair San Diego Ballroom Salon A/B
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM "The Uncomfortable Effort of Thinking" Derek Muller of Veritasium
sponsored by ACS ChemClubs, ACS-Hach Programs, American Association of Chemistry Teachers, and the Division of Chemical Education
Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
Time Event                                                                                                                                                                                                            Location (Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina, unless otherwise noted)
8:30 AM - 10:30 AM Student center Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM Ocean science: Research reflections at the marina
cosponsored by the ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry                                                 
Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM The job hunt: Do's and dont's of applying and interviewing Marina Ballroom Salon D/E
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Eminent Scientist Lecture & Luncheon, Dr. Marya Lieberman
"What if you could identify street drugs with a paper test card?"
cosponsored by the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry 
Marina Ballroom Salon G
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Undergraduate research poster session San Diego Convention Center, Hall B
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sci-mix: Successful student chapters San Diego Convention Center, Hall B


Recommended Programming

Time Event Location
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM ACS Kids Zone Fleet Science Center
Time Event Location
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM ChemIDP, Planning for Your Career San Diego Convention Center, Room 26A
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Networking with Chemistry Professional Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel, San Diego Ballroom Foyer
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM Opening Session San Diego Convention Center, Ballroom 6A/B
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Welcome Reception in the Expo San Diego Convention Center, Halls D/E
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Career Navigator LIVE! San Diego Convention Center, Halls C
Time Event Location
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Expo featuring Career Navigator LIVE! San Diego Convention Center, Halls D/E
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Career Navigator LIVE! San Diego Convention Center, Halls C
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Kavli Foundation Lecture Series San Diego Convention Center, Room 6AB
Time Event Location
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Expo featuring Career Navigator LIVE! San Diego Convention Center, Halls D/E
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Career Navigator LIVE! San Diego Convention Center, Halls C
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM 2019 ACS Environmental Film
Competition Award Winners
San Diego Convention Center, Room 032

Program Highlights

 

Grad School Fair

August 25, 2019 │ 2:00 – 5:00 pm
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.  

No pre-registration required for students  

Student Resources

 

Questions?

If you have questions or concerns regarding this event.

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