ACS San Diego 2016 Meeting Coverage

Free headshots, an exclusive with DuPont’s CTO, and more: C&EN at #ACSSanDiego

So you’ve made it to San Diego, poster tube in hand. You’ve downloaded the meeting app (because paper programs are so 2015), perused C&EN’s list of can’t-miss talks, and made plans to meet up with old friends and colleagues. Still have some free time on your agenda? Join C&EN’s crack reporting team at one of the events we’ve got planned for #ACSSanDiego.–Amanda Yarnell


{3c16c143-9ce6-4c40-8843-e0042118ef44}_ACS_Career_900x270Spruce up your LinkedIn picture, courtesy of C&ENJobs.

Sunday, 10 am-5 pm Sunday, 9 am-4pm Monday and Tuesday, at the ACS Career Fair in the Expo

89% of companies will use social media for recruiting this year. Is your profile picture up to snuff? Get an updated and professional look with a‪#‎CENHeadshot at ‪#‎ACSSanDiego. First-come first-serve, but sign up here to skip the line.


Network with Spanish-speaking chemists and see the wide variety of Spanish-language resources ACS offers.IMG_7826

Sunday, 4-5:15 pm, Hilton Bayfront, Aqua 300 A/B

ACS is increasingly offering Spanish-language versions of some of its most popular resources, including C&EN stories, ACS Webinars, and student chapters. We teamed up with the Office of International Activities to showcase all of these resources, and offer Spanish speaking attendees an opportunity to network with one another, at this afternoon reception. Join C&EN’s Spanish-born editor-in-chief Bibiana Campos Seijo to hear more about C&EN’s efforts to serve the Spanish-speaking chemistry community worldwide and to pick up one of these sweet limited-edition Chemoji mugs for free. You can pre-register here – the first 100 people to do so get a free drink ticket.

Can’t make it? Check out all of C&EN’s Spanish translations here.


Hear how Chemoji was born.

Sunday, 2:45-3:05 pm, Manchester Grand Hyatt, Mission Beach C

Emoji have changed the way we communicate, but few of the emoji available in your phone’s standard keyboard reflect the everyday reality of scientists. ACS Chemoji is emoji for chemists. The society designed and developed the custom keyboard sticker app to give chemists a chance to communicate relatable experiences with recognizable images—now wearing appropriate personal protective equipment. Join C&EN reporter Jessica Morrison for a look at how Chemoji came to be.


Join chemist Matt Hartings and C&EN editor-in-chief Bibiancovera Campos Seijo for a guided tour of C&EN’s new and improved weekly magazine.

Sunday, 6:30-7:30 pm, ACS Theatre in the Expo

You may have noticed that the magazine that you love has gotten a big makeover. American University chemistry professor Matt Hartings (@sciencegeist) will interview C&EN editor-in-chief Bibiana Campos Seijo about what’s changed and why.



Meet Mostafa El-Sayed, 2016 Priestley Medal winner and pioneering nanoscience researcher.

Monday, 11 am-noon, ACS Theatre in the Expo

C&EN editor-in-chief Bibiana Campos Seijo will interview El-Sayed about his journey from Egypt to America, how he manages three research groups across two continents, and more. Stay to get him to autograph a copy of his Priestley Medal issue of C&EN.


muzykaHear what DuPont’s CTO sees as the future of industrial R&D.

Monday, 3 pm-4pm, convention center, room 4

The impending merger of Dow and DuPont has brought about controversial cuts in DuPont’s storied Central R&D labs. Douglas Muzyka, DuPont’s chief science & technology officer, will describe the future for industrial R&D in chemistry. C&EN editor-in-chief Bibiana Campos Seijo will then lead a Q&A with Muzyka, taking questions from the audience.


Join @DrRubidium and C&EN’s Amanda Yarnell for a look at C&EN’s future.

Tuesday, 11 am-noon, ACS Theatre in the Expo

You may have noticed that the magazine that you love has gotten a big makeover. Chemist Raychelle Burks (@DrRubidium) will interview C&EN managing editor, editorial, Amanda Yarnell about what’s ahead.




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