LSAC is proud to partner with ACS President, Judy Giordan and launch the ACS Speaker Directory to provide ACS local section leaders with access to a wide range of speakers for their in-person, virtual, hybrid, and asynchronous events. As Judy noted in her C&EN Comment, the aim of the virtual Speaker Service is to support all local sections with cost-effective and easy access to a diverse group of global speakers who want to share their expertise and passion for chemistry on a wide variety of topics. If you are interested in signing up to be a speaker, Register today!
ACS Pre-Spring Meeting Webinar for New Councilors and Alternate Councilors
The ACS Council Policy Committee is hosting a Pre-Spring Meeting Webinar for new Councilors and Alternate Councilors on Thursday, February 9 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. ET. The webinar will provide you with information on your role in Governance as you plan for the ACS Spring Meeting 2023 that will be held in Indianapolis. If you are a new Councilor or Alternate Councilor, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive registration details.
Submit a nomination for a 2023 ACS ChemLuminary Award! ACS’ annual ChemLuminary Awards honor outstanding programming, outreach, and operations of ACS local sections, technical divisions, regional meetings, and international chemical science chapters. Officers may submit ChemLuminary Awards nominations through Community Connection as part of their ACS Annual Reports, due February 15. Visit ACS ChemLuminary Awards for the complete list of awards and nomination guidelines.
Explore the Meeting Program for ACS Spring 2023!
Register and join the global chemistry community for the hybrid ACS Spring 2023, March 26 – 30, in Indianapolis, IN, or virtually. The theme, Crossroads of Chemistry, will be at the core of programming for the event. Explore the Meeting Program to check out technical sessions, career development, networking, student programming and more, ACS Spring 2023 has something for everyone!
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Nominations for 2023 ACS Fellows Opened on February 1
Nominations for 2023 Class of ACS Fellows opened on February 1, 2023. Nominations will be accepted online at www.nominatefellow.acs.org until April 1, 2023 (11:59 PDT).
The American Chemical Society Fellows Program recognizes members of the ACS for excellence and leadership in both of two areas: (1) science, the profession, education, and/or management, and (2) volunteer service in the ACS community.
We look forward to receiving your nominations and for the opportunity to recognize chemical professionals who are making an impact. Please visit the Fellows webpage or download the 2023 Fellows information sheet for more information.
Submit Your ACS Fall 2023 Abstracts
Submit your abstracts for oral and poster presentations for ACS Fall 2023. The theme, Harnessing the Power of Data, will be at the core of programming. Sessions for the hybrid meeting (in-person & virtual) will be held in San Francisco, CA and virtually, August 13 - 17, 2023.
Those who wish to submit an abstract will have the option of selecting a virtual or in-person abstract submission. Visit the website to find a list of the programming divisions and planned symposia open for submissions. The deadline to submit is Tuesday, April 4.
IUPAC Global Women's Breakfast 2023: Breaking Barriers in Science
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Learn more about hosting or attending events on February 14, 2023 as ACS celebrates the IUPAC Global Women’s Breakfast.
The ACS Council Policy Committee is hosting its 2023 New Councilor Orientation Program for all newly elected Councilors and Alternate Councilors on Saturday, March 25 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. ET in Indianapolis. A special networking reception with Committee Chairs will follow at 6:00 p.m. This program provides an excellent opportunity for you to meet with other ACS leaders and learn how to get involved with ACS committees. Special remarks will be given by the ACS President. If you are a newly elected Councilor or an Alternate Councilor, please RSVP let us know if you are planning to attend.
As we approach year’s end, the American Chemical Society wishes to thank donors from around the world who faithfully supported ACS Education Programs in 2022. When we ponder how chemistry has shaped our world during our lifetime, we can only imagine the impact that the next generation of scientists will make as they build on our legacy. Thank you for empowering students to join our ranks and make discoveries that will continue to transform our world.
Reminder to Send Annual Tax Returns
Attention all Local Sections officers! This is a reminder that a copy of your annual tax return must be sent to the ACS Tax Office at Tax@acs.org. This is a requirement per the ACS Governing Documents and your bylaws. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!