Chemistry and artificial intelligence will be discussed at ACS Fall 2023

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WASHINGTON, Aug. 1, 2023 — The American Chemical Society (ACS) will host its virtual and in-person meeting, ACS Fall 2023, in San Francisco on Aug. 13 to 17. Join chemists for the following talks and events.

Plenary Session: Harnessing the Power of Data | Sunday, Aug. 13, 5-7 p.m. PDT

Jeremy Frey, University of Southampton
Will AI Win a Chemistry Nobel Prize and Replace Us?

Heather Kulik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
What Artificial Intelligence Can do to Accelerate Chemical Discovery

John Jumper, Google DeepMind
Expanding the Role of Machine Learning in Chemistry

The Kavli Foundation Emerging Leader in Chemistry Lecture | Monday, Aug. 14, 9 a.m.-noon PDT

Micheline Soley, department of chemistry and department of physics-affiliate, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Role of Quantum Computing and Data Compression in Chemistry

The Fred Kavli Innovations in Chemistry Lecture | Tuesday, Aug. 15, 5-6 p.m. PDT

Douglas Keszler, department of chemistry, Oregon State University
How a Materials Discovery Becomes an Innovation

Presidential Events and Symposia 
Endorsed by the ACS president and the organizers, these events deliver scientific content of greatest interest to those attending ACS Fall 2023. Here is a full list of Presidential Events, but selected events include:

  • It’s About Trust in Science and Scientists Workshop | Aug. 13, 2-4 p.m. PDT.
  • Effects of AI on Science: Classroom to Publication to Boardroom | Aug. 14, 8 a.m.-noon PDT.
  • The POWER of Chemistry: Opportunities and Challenges | Aug. 14, 8 a.m.-5:10 p.m. PDT.

C&EN Turns 100
ACS’ weekly magazine, Chemical & Engineering News, will celebrate its centennial birthday at ACS Fall 2023. Click here for a list of events that will celebrate the milestone. And keep an eye out at ACS Fall 2023 for the centennial print issue, which highlights 10 seminal discoveries and advancements in chemistry.

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