Spring 2019 National Meeting & Expo IYPT Activities

Find IYPT-themed activities throughout the upcoming
Spring 2019 National Meeting & Expo in Orlando!

Countdown to IYPT!

Saturday, March 30

ACS Presidential Outreach Event

12:00-3:00 PM | Orlando Science Center

The Committee on Community Activities and local volunteers have organized this outreach event for the general public. The event will feature hands-on activities to promote this year’s Chemists Celebrate Earth Week Theme - The Chemistry of Paper - and share reasons why chemists love the periodic table.

Sunday, March 31

Chemistry Teacher's Day Program

8:30 AM-12:00 PM | Orange County Convention Center, Room W315A

The Division of Chemical Education will host a symposium focused on middle and high school chemistry education with a segment on the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) and the IYPT!


Periodic Table Trivia with C&EN and ACS on Campus

3:00-6:00 PM | Main Event Entertainment, 9101 International Drive, Suite 1032 (offsite)

Come join a fun night with quizzes and games about the periodic table! This trivia night is aimed at the younger members of the chemical sciences community. Besides the event itself, C&EN is planning to record a trivia night and use parts of it as a Stereo Chemistry podcast, to be released later in April. A teaser quiz will be released during the first week of April to promote the live event.


IYPT Game Show

5:30-7:00 PM |  ACS Booth

Visit the ACS Booth for more fun trivia about IYPT.

IYPT Celebration and International Welcome Reception

5:30-7:30 PM  |  Hilton Orlando, Room Florida 4

Join the ACS Committee on International Activities in celebrating IYPT with food, drinks, and a live band!

Monday, April 1

Periodic Playoff Final Round

12:00 AM  |  ACS Booth

Be sure to vote before the final winner of the Periodic Playoff is announced at the ACS Booth at noon on April 2!


How to Celebrate the IYPT and CCEW through Outreach

10:30-11:45 AM

Orange County Convention Center, West Hall F2

The Committee on Community Activities will train volunteers to prepare for Chemists Celebrate Earth Week and to incorporate IYPT into outreach events.


Celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table

1:30-2:00 PM

ACS Theater

Learn more about the International Year of the Periodic Table and how you can get involved. The next round of IUPAC’s Periodic Table of Younger Chemists will also be announced.

Tuesday, April 2

Periodic Playoff Winner Announced

12:00 PM  |  ACS Booth


ACS National Awards Banquet & Ceremony

6:30-10:00 PM  |  Hyatt Regency Hotel

Purchase your tickets to attend the 2019 ACS Awards banquet, which will have a Spring 2019 National Meeting and IYPT theme. Tickets can be purchased in the Social Events section during registration for the National Meeting or by modifying your registration using information provided in your confirmation email.

Stay tuned as more events and details are added to this page! 

Questions? Email IYPT@acs.org! 


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