CAS at the ACS National Meeting & Exposition

Important Message

Safety is a core value of the American Chemical Society (ACS), and as such the health and well-being of our members, community and staff are paramount. As a result, ACS is cancelling the ACS Spring 2020 National Meeting & Expo scheduled for March 22-26, 2020, in Philadelphia. (Details)
 


Ask us how SciFindern can cut the time you spend in synthetic planning from hours to minutes and enter the SciFindern Speed of Discovery Tournament! While you're here, learn about the benefits of ACS membership and see our schedule below for all we have planned, including presentations, technical sessions from CAS staff and CAS Future Leaders alums and more.

Don’t forget to follow @CASChemistry on Twitter for the latest news from #ACSPhilly.

SciFinderⁿ Speed of Discovery Tournament

Be the first to find the answers with SciFindern and you could win an Apple MacBook Air (with 1-year of free SciFindern), Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise-Canceling Headphones or one of 6 Amazon gift cards! 

To EnterFoam Finger

Visit us in the ACS booth before 12 pm on Tuesday, March 24 and use SciFindern to answer a question provided by our staff. By entering the contest, you agree to the Tournament Rules. Be sure to complete the online contest entry form and check your email by 1 pm on Tuesday, March 24!

    To Win

    Eight entrants will be randomly selected to compete head-to-head in the LIVE SciFindern Speed of Discovery Tournament:

    Tuesday, March 24 at 3 pm
    ACS Booth, Halls B/C
    Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Can't attend the LIVE Speed of Discovery Tournament on Tuesday? We'll also randomly select three entrants to receive a $25 Amazon gift card. For questions about the Tournament, email SpeedOfDiscovery@cas.org

    Schedule of Events

    Exposition Hours

    Pennsylvania Convention Center, Halls B/C

    Sunday, March 22 5:30 - 7:30 pm
    Monday, March 23 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday, March 24 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Presentations

    Sunday, March 22  
    Introducing the SciFindern Speed of Discovery Tournament 6:00 pm
    ACS Booth, Halls B/C
    Convention Center
    Monday, March 23  
    Coming Soon! 9:30 am
    ACS Booth, Halls B/C
    Convention Center
    Coming Soon! 3:00 pm
    ACS Booth, Halls B/C
    Convention Center
    Tuesday, March 24  
    Coming Soon! 9:30 am
    ACS Booth, Halls B/C
    Convention Center
    SciFindern Speed of Discovery Tournament 3:00 pm
    ACS Booth, Halls B/C
    Convention Center

    Technical Sessions

    Sunday, March 22    
    CINF 7: Challenges in the representation and curation of polymer data 8:20 am
    Bridge Over Arch Street - Theater 8
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Matthew Dunbar
    CAS
    CINF 37: 30-year analysis of intellectually-indexed Markush structures from patents 5:30 pm
    Hall A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Matthew McBride
    CAS
    CINF 46: Insights into therapeutic fusion protein R&D from an analysis of the CAS databases 5:30 pm
    Hall A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Yingzhu Li
    CAS
    Monday, March 23    
    CINF 58: Synthetic feasibility and de novo molecular generation and optimization 10:30 am
    Liberty A
    Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
    Connor Coley
    2019 CAS Future Leader
    COMP 135: Data-driven chemical synthesis for small organic molecules 1:00 pm
    Room 103A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Connor Coley
    2019 CAS Future Leader
    CELL 225: Supramolecular assembly of natural polyphenols/Fe(III) coordination complexes for versatile microcapsule engineering 1:30 pm
    Broad Street Atrium - Theater 13
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Matteo Gigli
    2014 CAS Future Leader
    ORGN 283: Innovation at a molecular level: Scaffold analysis of CAS registry 2:00 pm
    Room 116
    Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Todd Wills
    CAS

    POLY 205: Easy-to-make multi-function supramolecular polymers enabled by a naturally tailored small molecule 2:35 pm
    Jefferson
    Loews Philadelphia
    Qi Zhang
    2018 CAS Future Leader
    NUCL 64: Polymeric radiopharmaceuticals: Exploring the connection between polymer structure and radiometal chelation 3:55 pm
    Franklin I/II
    Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia City Center
    Michael Schulz
    2017 CAS Future Leader
    CINF 88: Aligning data practices for the 21st Century 3:55 pm
    Liberty B
    Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
    Thomas Faust
    2014 CAS Future Leader
    CHED 1885: Equity focused active learning course transformations: POGIL case study 8:00 pm
    Hall A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Paulette Vincent-Ruz
    2019 CAS Future Leader
    ORGN 743: Scaffold Diversity of Cyclic Organic Frameworks in CAS Registry 8:00 pm
    Hall A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Matthew McBride
    CAS
    POLY 470: Toughening a self-healable supramolecular polymer by ionic cluster-enhanced iron-carboxylate complexes

    8:00 pm
    Hall A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Yuanxin Deng
    2019 CAS Future Leader
    Tuesday, March 24    
    CINF 98: Supporting the FAIR challenge in chemical information 8:25 am
    Room 115A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Adam Sanford
    CAS
    PMSE 454: Synthesis of dynamic networks via "click" chemistry 9:00 am
    Commonwealth Hall C
    Loews Philadelphia
    Quentin Michaudel
    2015 CAS Future Leader
    CINF 93: Using personas and infographics to make scientific data come alive to multiple audiences 9:40 am
    Bridge Over Arch Street - Theater 7
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Molly Strausbaugh
    CAS
    INOR 521: Energy efficient environmental restoration of oxyanion-contaminated waters: Chromate electroreduction 9:50 am
    Room 102A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Noemie Elgrishi
    2012 CAS Future Leader
    CINF 105: Organic reaction data: Status, desiderata, and outlook for reaction informatics  11:00 am
    Room 115A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Connor Coley
    2019 CAS Future Leader
    INOR 544: Encapsulation and immobilization to fight deactivation in molecular electrocatalysts 11:20 am
    Room 107A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Noemie Elgrishi
    2012 CAS Future Leader
    ENVR 369: Investigating the Influence of pH on persulfate mediated oxidation of perfluoroalkyl carboxylates using DFT and transient absorption spectroscopy 1:25 pm
    Montpellier
    Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
    Shubham Vyas
    2010 CAS Future Leader
    INOR 581: Amplifying environmental sensitivity of cobalt-59 molecular qubits via chemical design

    1:30 pm
    Room 106B
    Pennsylvania Convention Center

    Joseph Zadrozny
    2016 CAS Future Leader
    PMSE 819: Controlled synthesis of polyrotaxanes using artificial molecular machines 5:00 pm
    Hall A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Yunyan Qiu
    2018 CAS Future Leader
    CINF 118: CINFull materials: Insights on development of custom feature set data for machine learning in materials 5:10 pm
    Bridge Over Arch Street - Theater 7
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Christopher Baddeley
    CAS
    Wednesday, March 25    
    CELL 333: Lignin nanoparticles as vehicles for transport and release of actives 8:55 am
    Broad Street Atrium - Theater 12
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Matteo Gigli
    2014 CAS Future Leader
    CHED 1885: Equity focused active learning course transformations: POGIL case study 9:00 am
    Terrace Ballroom II&III - Theater 1
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Paulette Vincent-Ruz
    2019 CAS Future Leader
    PMSE 900: Polymers for rare-earth element extraction 9:00 am
    Commonwealth Hall C
    Loews Philadelphia
    Michael Schulz
    2017 CAS Future Leader
    ENVR 683: Analysis of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) by high-resolution GC/MS 9:35 am
    Paris Ballroom
    Sofitel Philadelphia at Rittenhouse Square
    Anastasia Andrianova
    2015 CAS Future Leader
    CHAL 29: Milestone for Markush searching: Celebrating 30 years of MARPAT 10:30 am
    Bridge Over Arch Street - Theater 9
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Elaine Cheeseman
    CAS
    CELL 338: Biobased water-born polyelectrolyte hybrid nanostructures 11:15 am
    Broad Street Atrium - Theater 12
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Matteo Gigli
    2014 CAS Future Leader
    CINF 163: Beyond the bench: Leveraging laboratory expertise in your cheminformatics development 4:00 pm
    Bridge Over Arch Street - Theater 8
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Matthew Prissel
    CAS
    INOR 1029: Toward metal-ion electron paramagnetic resonance imaging (EPRI) probes 5:15 pm
    Room 102A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Joseph Zadrozny
    2016 CAS Future Leader
    Thursday, March 26    
    COLL 926: Design of spherical nucleic acids as vaccines against triple negative breast cancer 8:40 am
    Room 113A
    Pennsylvania Convention Center
    Cassandra Callmann
    2019 CAS Future Leader
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