Core Student Programming

Network with chemists from across the globe, present your research, and hone your communication skills all while learning about cutting-edge advances in chemistry! All times are listed in U.S. Central Time (CT). All events are at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, unless otherwise noted.

Sunday, March 17

TimeSessionsLocation
8:30 AM - 9:30 AMMaking the most of your first ACS meetingGreat Hall B/C
9:30 AM - 11:00 AMIns and outs of getting into graduate schoolGreat Hall B/C
9:30 AM - 11:00 AMPhD not requiredR09
9:30 AM - 11:00 AMGSO Coffee Hour
(Registration required)
Room 243
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMChemDemo exchangeHall B-2, B2-2
11:00 AM - 12:30 PMChemIDP - Planning for your career
(Registration required)
Room 257
12:00 PM - 1:30 PMWhat to expect in graduate schoolGreat Hall B/C
12:00 PM - 6:00 PMMentoring workshop for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars
(Registration required)
Room 352
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMGraduate school fairGreat Hall A/D
2:00 PM - 3:20 PMA view beyond the benchGreat Hall B/C
3:30 PM - 4:50 PMOvercoming obstacles on the pathway to a PhDGreat Hall B/C
4:30 PM - 6:00 PMNetworking with chemistry professionals
Hilton New Orleans Riverside,
Grand Salon D Sec 21/24
5:30 PM - 7:30 PMIRES posters at International welcome reception
(Ticketed event)
Hilton New Orleans Riverside,
St. Charles Ballroom
7:00 PM - 8:30 PMStudent chapter awards ceremonyGreat Hall A/D
8:30 PM - 10:30 PMStudent socialGreat Hall A/D

Monday, March 18

TimeSessionsLocation
8:00 AM - 10:00 AMPracticing green chemistry at the benchGreat Hall B/C
10:00 AM - 11:30 AMThe magic of chemistryGreat Hall B/C
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMUndergraduate research poster sessionHall C
2:30 PM - 4:00 PMEminent scientist lecture featuring André K. Isaacs of the College of the Holy Cross
Applications of CuAAC in synthesis: When did it click?
Great Hall B/C
6:45 PM - 8:00 PMGraduate student & postdoctoral scholars reception
(Registration required)
Great Hall A
8:00 PM - 10:00 PMSci-MixHall C

Graduate School Fair

The Graduate School Fair will be on March 17. Explore the institutions that will be participating.

ChemDemo Exchange

Stop by to see activities shared by ACS Student Chapters, International Student Chapters and Graduate Student Organizations.

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