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ACS on Campus event - Sept. 20th. Registration closes after the 16th

ACS on Campus

The Stanford Chemistry Department's Student Activity Committee, the Stanford Chemistry Department, and the Swain Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library are co-hosting ACS on Campus at Stanford which will be held on Saturday, September 20th from 8:30am - 6:30pm in the Huang Engineering Center, Room 300 (Mackenzie Room). 

This event is free but registration is required in order to attend.  You are invited to come for as many of the sessions as your schedule allows.  Complimentary food will be provided for all registered participants.

ACS on Campus is an outreach program dedicated to helping students, postdocs, and faculty advance their careers.  Attend sessions on the scholarly publishing process, learn more about ACS Publications Open Access Programs, see ChemWorx and SciFinder demos, get tips about preparing a competitive research proposal, and participate in a career workshop. 


  • Jin Zhong Zhang, Senior Editor for the Journal of Physical Chemistry
  • Darla Henderson, Asst. Director, Open Access Programs, ACS Publications
  • Judy Chen, Lead Scientist for ACS ChemWorx
  • Dean Dunn, Asst. Director, ACS Office of Research Grants
  • Jodi Wesemann, Asst. Director for Higher Education, ACS
  • Brian Shofran, CAS


8:30-9:00 am  Breakfast, sign in, and onsite registration

9:00-9:15 am  Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15-10:15 am  Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves

10:15-11:00 am  Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know and ACS Open Access Program

11:00-11:15 am  Networking Break with the ACS Editors

11:15-11:45 am  ACS ChemWorx Demonstration

11:45 am-12:15 pm  The SciFinder® Advantage for Your Career

12:15-1:00 pm  Lunch and Networking Break

1:00-2:00 pm  Grant Proposal Writing: Writing a Competitive Research Proposal

2:00-4:00 pm  ACS Career Pathways: Finding Your Path (Part 1)

    Personal Career Compass – Self Assessment
    Higher Education

4:00-4:15 pm  Networking Break

4:15-6:15 pm  ACS Career Pathways: Finding Your Path (Part 2)

    Higher Education (continued)

Closing Remarks and Raffle

Please feel free to contact Grace Baysinger ( if you have any questions.