Connect with C&EN at ACS Fall 2023 in San Francisco

Join C&EN for our Talented 12 Symposium and special events celebrating the 100th Anniversary of C&EN!

By C&EN Media Group

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Coming to ACS Fall 2023 in San Francisco? Make room in your schedule for these C&EN events! Celebrate 100 years of C&EN and connect with the journalists, editors, newsmakers and audience members who make C&EN possible. Special events include a Tweet-Up with C&EN journalists, and a quiz testing your knowledge of C&EN and chemistry history. See below for details. We look forward to seeing you there!

C&EN “First Timers” Live Tweet-Up

Sunday, Aug. 13, 2023 / 3 PM – 5 PM PT

Executive Order Bar & Lounge

868 Mission St, San Francisco, CA

Meet the journalists behind the tweets! Join C&EN’s Live Tweet-Up to meet some of the C&EN journalists you may know and interact with on Twitter. This Tweet-Up is geared towards “first timers” who are new to ACS meetings, but all are welcome to attend. Drinks and light food will be provided. RSVP online to secure your spot today!

C&EN Booth Activities

2023 Priestly Medalist Cato Laurencin stops by the C&EN booth at ACS Spring 2023.

Monday, Aug. 14 & Tuesday, Aug. 15 / 11 AM – 5 PM PT

Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2023 / 10 AM – 2 PM PT

C&EN Booth, ACS Fall Exhibit Hall

Visit us at the C&EN Booth to test your chemistry knowledge, celebrate 100 years of C&EN and win prizes! On Monday, visit the booth to get your photo taken for our special Centennial mosaic wall and receive a limited-edition Talented 12 chem-powered pin! Then, join us again on Tuesday and Wednesday to take our C&EN cover matching quiz and win exclusive prizes. Editorial staff members will also be at the booth throughout EXPO hours. Meet the faces behind the world’s most comprehensive and authoritative source of chemistry news!

Don’t forget to pick up your printed copy of C&EN’s Centennial issue which will be released the week of ACS Fall 2023. Copies will be available at the C&EN Booth and in the distribution bins around the convention center. 

Talented 12 Symposium

Monday, Aug. 14, 2023 / 8 AM – 12 PM PT

Moscone Center, Room 3022 (West Building)

Meet the C&EN Talented 12 Class of 2023! This extraordinary group of early-career science stars will present 12-minute TED-style talks on their research spanning topics from finding plastic pollution solutions to creating treatments for cystic fibrosis and exploring ways to improve energy storage. Paul Anastas, director of the Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering at Yale University, will open the symposium with a keynote address. Coffee and light breakfast will be available before the symposium. The first 100 attendees in the door will get special Talented 12 chem-powered t-shirts.

C&EN Centennial and Talented 12 Reception

Monday, Aug. 14, 2023 / 6 – 8 PM PT

Moscone South Terrace

Attire: Business Casual

Invite Only

Appetizers, dinner, and complimentary top-shelf drinks will be available to guests.

Celebrate 100 Years of C&EN: Q&A with C&EN’s New Editor in Chief

Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2023 / 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM PT

ACS Booth Theater, ACS Fall Exhibit Hall

Join C&EN’s new Editor-in-Chief Mohammed Yahia and C&EN Physical Science Team Lead Mitch Jacoby for a Q&A on the future of our news magazine. Stick around afterward to enjoy a Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Station. 

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