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Spring 2019 ACS National Meeting Highlights from Orlando, FL

01 May 2019 7:44 PM | ACS GHS (Administrator)

The ACS National Meeting was held in Orlando, FL from March 31 - April 4, 2019 and GHS was well represented. The following are a few highlights of interest:

  • The theme of the 257th ACS National Meeting was “Chemistry for New Frontiers.” The meeting had 15,605 attendees.
  • H.N. Cheng and Carol A. Duane were selected as candidates for 2020 President-Elect. These two candidates, along with any candidates selected via petitions, will stand for election in the Fall National Election.
  • The ACS member dues rate for 2020 will be held at the 2019 rate of $175, as approved at Council.
  • ACS net membership grew slightly in 2018 with a strong contribution from new members.

The complete highlights of the ACS Board of Directors meeting and Council Meeting can be found here.

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