Program Chairs

Program chairs collaborate with ACS staff to set all deadlines for submissions and organizer workbooks; are responsible for managing symposium organizers for their division/committee; review the final program; and have final sign off on the completed program.

Help Videos

The brief videos below demonstrate how program chairs complete common tasks.

MAPS Training for Program Chairs

Program Chair Training Webinar

This webinar is very helpful for first-time program chairs, but is also recommended for more seasoned program chairs as a quick review of the process.

To Access MAPS

Login to MAPS using your ACS ID at maps.acs.org.
If you do not have an ACS ID, please follow these instructions:

  1. Select "Registering is easy"
  2. Create your ACS ID by providing the required information
  3. Return to MAPS and log in with your new ACS ID

Questions?

ACS is committed to helping you work with MAPS. Support hours are subject to be extended around critical meeting deadlines. The ACS team commits to a 24-hour turnaround time to respond to and resolve issues. If you have questions about working with MAPS:

  Call MAPS Support: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM ET
      1-800-333-9511 (Toll-free US) or 1-614-447-3776