Presidential Events & Symposia

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Saturday, August 17

TimeEvent NameLocation
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMACS Fall 2024 Kids Zone [cosponsored by CCA]University of Colorado Denver – CU Denver Lola & Rob Salazar Student Wellness Center –1355 12th Street - Denver, CO 80204

Sunday, August 18

TimeEvent NameLocation
8:00 AM - 12:00 PMElevating Atmospheric Chemistry Measurements & Modeling with Artificial Intelligence [sponsored by COMSCI and cosponsored by PRES, CHED, CINF, and SOCED]Colorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 2A (Terrace Level)
9:00 AM - 11:55 AM

Elevating ACS InitiativesColorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 3B (Terrace Level)
2:00 PM - 4:15 PMStrategies for Meaningful and Engaging Partnerships:  Leveraging the Innovation of HBCU ResearchColorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 3B (Terrace Level)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMScaling New Heights of Chemistry Education with Artificial Intelligence Tools [sponsored by COMSCI and cosponsored by PRES, CHED, CINF, and SOCED]Colorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 2A (Terrace Level)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PMPlenary Session [sponsored by MPPG]Colorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 1B-C (Terrace Level)

Monday, August 19

TimeEvent NameLocation
8:00 AM - 5:50 PM
Achievements In Elevating the Chemistry Enterprise: Advancement of Energy Transition and Smart MaterialsColorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 3B (Terrace Level)

Tuesday, August 20

TimeEvent NameLocation
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Achievements In Elevating the Chemistry Enterprise: Advancement of Energy Transition and Smart MaterialsColorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 3B (Terrace Level)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMWCC Celebrates Chemistry Beyond the Binary [sponsored by WCC and cosponsored by PRES]Colorado Convention Center, Room 201 (Street Level)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMWCC Celebrates Chemistry Beyond the Binary Poster Session [sponsored by WCC and cosponsored by PRES]Colorado Convention Center, Hall A-C (Exhibit Hall)

Wednesday, August 21

TimeEvent NameLocation
2:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Achievements In Elevating the Chemistry Enterprise: Advancement of Energy Transition and Smart MaterialsColorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 3B (Terrace Level) 
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMRock Stars of Regenerative Engineering [sponsored by PMSE and cosponsored by PRES]Sheraton Denver, Majestic Ballroom (PEI Tower, Majestic Level)

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Saturday, August 17

TimeEvent NameLocation
9:29 PM - 11:59 PMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Emerging Landscape of Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis [sponsored by ORGN and cosponsored by PRES]Online

Sunday, August 18

TimeEvent NameLocation
12:00 AM - 5:00 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemistry of Defect-rich Metal-organic Framework (MOFs): Glasses, Gels and Crystals [sponsored by INOR and cosponsored by PRES]Online
1:00 AM - 7:10 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Materials for Energy Storage [sponsored by PHYS and cosponsored by PRES]Online
3:00 AM - 9:30 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Emerging Landscape of Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis [sponsored by ORGN and cosponsored by PRES]Online
7:00 AM - 8:00 AMYCC Zumba [sponsored by YCC and cosponsored by PRES]Hyatt Regency Denver at Colorado Convention Center, Capitol Ballroom 4 (4th Floor)
8:00 AM - 5:30 PMCME NASA Symposium: Elevating Polymer Chemistry to New Heights-Polymers for Future Space Missions (sponsored by POLY and cosponsored by PRES and PMSE)Sheraton Denver, Plaza Ballroom F (Plaza Building, Concourse Level)
8:00 AM - 5:45 PMThe Fate of Polymers: Perfluoroalkyl Substances, Microplastics & Degradation Strategies [sponsored by PMSE and cosponsored by PRES]Sheraton Denver, Tower Court D (PEI Tower, 2nd Floor Level)
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMMicro & Nanoplastics in the Environment: Measurement and Modeling of Environmental Impact and Remediation [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES, ANYL, POLY and TOXI]Colorado Convention Center, Room 106 (Street Level)
2:00 PM - 5:40 PMHonoring ANYL Fellowship Recipients [sponsored by ANYL and cosponsored by PRES]Colorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 2C (Terrace Level)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PMGetting Out of the Toxicology Rat Race: Development to Adoption of New Approach Methodologies (NAMs) [sponsored by AGRO and cosponsored by PRES]Colorado Convention Center, Room 501 (Street Level)
7:00 PM - 9:00 PMData Analytics & AI for Manufacturing & Healthcare [sponsored by I&EC and cosponsored by PRES, PMSE & POLY]Colorado Convention Center, Hall A-C (Exhibit Level)
9:30 PM - 11:35 PMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemical Nanomotors – Frontiers and Opportunities [sponsored by COLL and cosponsored by PRES]Online
10:30 PM - 11:10 PMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Materials for Energy Storage [sponsored by PHYS and cosponsored by PRES]Online

Monday, August 19

TimeEvent NameLocation
12:00 AM - 7:10 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemistry of Defect-rich Metal-organic Framework (MOFs): Glasses, Gels and Crystals [sponsored by INOR and cosponsored by PRES]Online
12:00 AM - 7:40 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Emerging Landscape of Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis [sponsored by ORGN and cosponsored by PRES]Online
1:00 AM - 7:00 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Materials for Energy Storage [sponsored by PHYS and cosponsored by PRES]Online
2:00 AM - 8:00 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Accessing Clean Water: Occurrence, Transport & Toxicity of Traditional & Emerging Dissolved Contaminants [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES]Online
5:30 AM - 8:00 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemical Nanomotors – Frontiers and Opportunities [sponsored by COLL and cosponsored by PRES]Online
6:00 AM - 7:50 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Environmental Pollutants in Different Regions of World: Focus on Sustainable Development [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES]Online
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
C&EN Talented 12 [sponsored by MPPG and PRES]Colorado Convention Center, Bluebird Ballroom 2A (Terrace Level)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Micro & Nanoplastics in the Environment: Measurement and Modeling of Environmental Impact and Remediation [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES, ANYL, POLY and TOXI]Colorado Convention Center, Room 106 (Street Level)
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMCME NASA Symposium: Elevating Polymer Chemistry to New Heights-Polymers for Future Space Missions (sponsored by POLY and cosponsored by PRES and PMSE)Sheraton Denver, Plaza Ballroom F (Plaza Building, Concourse Level)
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Micro & Nanoplastics in the Environment: Measurement and Modeling of Environmental Impact and Remediation [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES, ANYL, POLY and TOXI]Colorado Convention Center, Room 104 (Street Level)
9:30 PM - 11:30 PMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemical Nanomotors – Frontiers and Opportunities [sponsored by COLL and cosponsored by PRES]Online

Tuesday, August 20

TimeEvent NameLocation
2:00 AM - 7:55 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Accessing Clean Water: Occurrence, Transport & Toxicity of Traditional & Emerging Dissolved Contaminants [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES]Online
2:00 AM - 8:00 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Emerging Landscape of Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis [sponsored by ORGN and cosponsored by PRES]Online
5:30 AM - 7:30 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemical Nanomotors – Frontiers and Opportunities [sponsored by COLL and cosponsored by PRES]Online
6:00 AM - 7:45 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Environmental Pollutants in Different Regions of World: Focus on Sustainable Development [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES]Online
8:00 AM - 12:00 PMCME NASA Symposium: Elevating Polymer Chemistry to New Heights-Polymers for Future Space Missions (sponsored by POLY and cosponsored by PRES and PMSE)Sheraton Denver, Plaza Ballroom E (Plaza Building, Concourse Level)
8:00 AM - 4:35 PMGSSPC: Breaking the Mold: Building Communication to Promote Green and Sustainable Practices [sponsored by CHED and cosponsored by PRES]Colorado Convention Center, Room 402 (Street Level)
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMGlobal Collaborations on Natural Polymers as Substitution of Synthetic Materials [sponsored by POLY and cosponsored by PRES]Sheraton Denver, Tower Court B [PEI Tower, 2nd Floor Level)
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMEthics Education in the Digital Age [sponsored by ETHX and cosponsored by PRES]Colorado Convention Center, Room 109 (Street Level)
2:00 PM - 5:40 PMData Analytics & AI for Manufacturing & Healthcare [sponsored by I&EC and cosponsored by PRES, PMSE & POLY]Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom 1B (Lower Level)

Wednesday, August 21

TimeEvent NameLocation
2:00 AM - 7:30 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Emerging Landscape of Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis [sponsored by ORGN and cosponsored by PRES]Online
2:00 AM - 7:50 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Accessing Clean Water: Occurrence, Transport & Toxicity of Traditional & Emerging Dissolved Contaminants [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES]Online
5:30 AM - 7:40 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemical Nanomotors – Frontiers and Opportunities [sponsored by COLL and cosponsored by PRES]Online
6:00 AM - 7:40 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Environmental Pollutants in Different Regions of World: Focus on Sustainable Development [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES]Online
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Data Analytics & AI for Manufacturing & Healthcare [sponsored by I&EC and cosponsored by PRES, PMSE & POLY]Colorado Convention Center, Mile High Ballroom 1B (Lower Level)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMMicro & Nanoplastics in the Environment: Measurement and Modeling of Environmental Impact and Remediation [sponsored by ENVR and cosponsored by PRES, ANYL, POLY and TOXI]Colorado Convention Center, Hall A-C (Exhibit Level)
9:30 PM - 11:50 PMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemical Nanomotors – Frontiers and Opportunities [sponsored by COLL and cosponsored by PRES]Online

Thursday, August 22

TimeEvent NameLocation
2:00 AM - 7:50 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Emerging Landscape of Organometallic Chemistry and Catalysis [sponsored by ORGN and cosponsored by PRES]Online
5:30 AM - 7:40 AMGlobal Virtual Symposium: Chemical Nanomotors – Frontiers and Opportunities [sponsored by COLL and cosponsored by PRES]Online
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Data Analytics & AI for Manufacturing & Healthcare [sponsored by I&EC and cosponsored by PRES, PMSE & POLY]Colorado Convention Center, Room 504 (Street Level)

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