ACS National Meeting & Expo – Chemistry & Water

Giving scientific professionals a platform to present, publish, discuss, and exhibit research discoveries and technologies in chemistry and its related disciplines. The meeting will provide networking opportunities, and career development and placement. The Exposition will give attendees the chance to meet more than 250 exhibitors, many of whom are showcasing new technological developments. A number of exhibitors also offer free workshops during the meeting so attendees can learn more about these state-of-the-art technologies.

Date: August 25-29, 2019
Location: San Diego Convention Center, 111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101


ACS Kids Zone – A Hands-On Science Event

Date: Saturday, August 24, 2019
Time: 11 AM – 2 PM
Location: Fleet Science Center, 1875 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

The next ACS Kids Zone event will take place on Saturday, August 24 at the Fleet Science Center during the Fall 2019 National Meeting & Expo. Attendees will conduct various hands-on activities facilitated by ACS members and students and can practice being Science Storytellers with Chemical & Engineering News.

Attendees will learn about the ACS National Meeting & Expo theme of “chemistry and water,” celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table, and receive giveaway bags with periodic table posters and other educational merchandise. Admission to the center is required to attend the event. Discounted admission is offered to attendees of the event.

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Sabine Hadida, PhD, Senior Director and Head of Chemistry, Vertex, San Diego
Peter Grootenhuis, PhD, Senior Director of Chemistry, Vertex, San Diego

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Place: The Butcher Shop, 5255 Kearny Villa Rd, San Diego, CA 92123


Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at 9:30 AM
Location: Bristol Farms Café – Costa Verde Shopping Center – Genesee Avenue and Nobel Drive, University City

223rd 2YC3 Conference – San Diego Miramar College

223rd 2YC3 Conference
“Celebrate Partnerships and Innovation”

DATE: August 23-24, 2019

WHERE: San Diego Miramar College

San Diego Miramar College is excited to host the 223rd2YC3Conference ( in August 2019. Do you have a unique way that you partner with your students, other faculty, universities, businesses, surrounding community, etc.,to achieve student success? Are you using innovative approaches inside and/or outside of the classroom? We want you to come and share about what you are doing! Our hope is that these two days will be a celebration of the good work that is happening across a variety of two-year schools and highlight the amazing work happening in Chemistry Education. Through these connections, we also anticipate new partnerships being formed and innovative techniques being adopted into classrooms. Come celebrate, innovate, and collaborate! Please contact Gary Smith ( if you would like more information.