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Submit Your Oral & Poster Presentations
Showcase your research during ACS Spring 2021 by submitting an abstract for oral and poster presentations by January 19, 2021.

ACS Spring 2021 will be held virtually April 5-16, with this year’s meeting theme focusing on the Macromolecular Chemistry: The Second Century. The virtual program will include 10 weekdays of live sessions, followed by two weeks of on-demand content and networking opportunities.
Registration for the virtual meeting will open mid-January and will remain open through the end of the meeting.

ACS Spring 2021 Registration Rates
  • $149 for non-members
  • $99 for ACS members
  • $29 for students and teachers
  • No cost for unemployed, retired, and 50-year emeritus members
Visit the website to find a list of all the programming divisions and planned symposia open for submissions. 

The deadline to submit abstracts is January 19, 2021. 

LVACS Councilors

Our two councilors, Jeanne Berk and Kelley Caflin, attend ACS Council Meetings (online during the pandemic). Here's a report of the ACS Council meeting of August 19th 2020: report.

Jeanne Berk,
Kelley Caflin, 
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Submit an Abstract to the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
The ACS Green Chemistry Institute invites you to submit an abstract to the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. Held virtually on June 14-18, 2021, the conference will feature five days of programming, more than 30 oral and poster sessions with Q&A, and many opportunities for online networking.
Take a moment to browse the symposia and submit an abstract before February 15.

Submit Your NORM 2021 Abstract and Award Nominations
Abstracts  and award nominations  are now being accepted for the virtual 2021 Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM).
NORM 2021 will bring together chemists of all types in a dynamic virtual setting taking place from May 9-11. The virtual meeting will include technical symposia, poster sessions, and a vibrant exposition organized by Western Washington University.

Visit the official NORM 2021 site to learn about the awards (nomination deadline March 1) and how to submit your abstracts (deadline February 8) in the ACS Meeting Abstracts Programming System.

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