Modern Trends in Dynamic molecular crystals:
Mechanistic insights and Applications as Smart Materials

A symposium of the ACS Division of Physical Chemistry

ACS Spring 2024
Global Virtual Symposium

New Orleans, LA & Hybrid
March 17-21

Present your research. Reach a global audience. In your time.

Inviting all early career chemists from diverse regions such as Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Oceania to deliver flash presentations (4 minutes talk + 1 minute Q&A).

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Get exposure and recognition

  • As a presenter, you will receive a certificate of participation at ACS Meetings.
  • Abstracts will be listed in the CAS database and can be added to your Google Scholar profile.

Symposium schedule

  • Symposium will feature multiple sessions from March 17-21.
  • Sessions will be programmed at convenient daytimes of multiple regions such as Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and Oceania; however, for the Americas, these sessions will be at early mornings and late nights.
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Plenary and Invited Speakers

Prof. Jack K Clegg
Prof. Jack K Clegg

University of Queensland, Australia

Prof. C. Malla Reddy
Prof. C. Malla Reddy

Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Kolkata, India

Prof. Marijana Dakovic
Prof. Marijana ĐAKOVIĆ

University of Zagreb, Croatia

Prof. Sarah Guerin
Prof. Sarah Guerin

Bernal Institute in the University of Limerick, Ireland

Meet the Symposium Chairs

Prof. Panče Naumov

New York University, UAE

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Prof. Sajesh Thomas

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are Flash presentations?

    They are brief, impactful, and convey information about a novel protocol, perspective, technique, or research results. For instance, one Flash Talk may describe an innovative interdisciplinary research outcome. Another may describe results for a pilot/prototype study.

  • Can I submit an abstract if I'm not an early career researcher?

    This symposium focuses on early career researchers, but all researchers are welcome to attend. However, the format of the presentation will be 5 minutes flash talk.

  • What is the submission deadline for abstracts?

    The submission deadline for abstracts is October 2, 11:59 PM EDT..

  • What is the required format for abstracts?

    Abstracts should be 2500 characters or less and include the title, author(s), and a concise description of your research.

  • Can I include images or figures in my abstract?

    Yes, limited use of images or figures is permitted to enhance your abstract's content.

  • When will I know if my abstract is accepted?

    Acceptance notifications will be sent out from December 2023 onwards.

  • What if I can't attend the symposium on the scheduled date?

    While attending is encouraged, if you can't participate in real time, you can still submit an abstract for inclusion. In case the abstract is accepted, you can share a recorded version of flash talk.

  • Do I need to register separately if my abstract is accepted?

    Yes, accepted presenters will have to register for ACS Spring 2024. Symposium organizers will reach out to confirm their participation.

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