Tenative Schedule of Events

Undergraduate Programming

Thursday, November 8 (AM)

8:30 am – 10:30 am  Undergraduate Symposium (Manning)

8:30 am – 12:00 pm Graduate School Fair (Balcony)

10:30 am – 12:30 pm  Undergraduate Poster Session (Salon A/B)

8:30 am – 12:00 pm ACS Career Services (Peck)

Thursday, November 8 (PM)

1:30 pm – 3:30 pm  Undergraduate Poster Session (Salon A/B)

1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Graduate School Fair (Balcony)

1:30 pm – 4:00 pm ACS Career Services (Peck)

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm SWRM Keynote Speaker – John Wright (Conway)

Thursday, November 8 (Evening)

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm  Undergraduate Social – Explore downtown Little Rock individuals from the area in a fun and exciting way. Finish the exploration with dinner at a local restaurant. (Meet in Lobby)

Friday, November 9 (AM)

7:00 am – 8:30 am Graduate School Breakfast – Enjoy breakfast while meeting with Graduate School Recruiters (Riverview Room)

8:30 am – 12:00 pm Undergraduate Symposium (Manning)

8:30 am – 12:00 pm Graduate School Fair (Balcony)

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm ACS Career Panel Luncheon – Includes members from Academia, Non-profit Organizations, Industry, Government (Arkansas Ballroom)

Friday, November 9 (PM)

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm  Undergraduate Symposium (Manning)

1:30 pm – 5:00 pm Graduate School Fair (Balcony)

Saturday, November 10 (AM)

10:00 am – 12:00 pm Chem Demo Exchange – Register to exhibit a popular demo with your organization and learn new demos from others. (Salon Terrace unless cold or wet weather, then Salon C)

Technical Programming

Wednesday, November 7 Afternoon


Carbon nanotubes and Graphene Research

Tour of Rivermarket Area & Registration


Thursday, November 8 (AM) - noon


Nanomaterials for Energy

Cope Scholars Symposium

Medicinal Chemistry

Protein Mass Spectrometry

Chemical Education

Thursday, November 8 1:30 pm – 3:50 pm

Natural Products Chemistry

Inorganic Division

Food Chemistry

Forensic Chemistry

4 – 5 pm Keynote Speaker : Dr. John Wright 

Awards Banquet at the Clinton Presidential Library


Friday, November 9: (AM – NOON)


History of Chemistry

Drug Discovery

Coherent Two Dimensional Spectroscopy

Chemical Toxcicology

General Poster Session 1

Friday, November 9; 1:30 pm – 5 pm


Coherent Two Dimensional Spectroscopy II

Analytical Chemistry


General Poster Session 2


Saturday, November 10


Pre-College Programing

Concrete ideas for teachers of science and chemistry for easy integration into the classroom


Dr. Al Hazari (University of Tennessee, Knoxville),  program developer and director, will showcase science and engineering concepts  through a variety of hands-on demonstrations and experiments for students and teachers and the general public.