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Next Meeting

Orlando, FL
March 31 – April 4, 2019
Theme: Chemistry for New Frontiers

Deadline for abstract submission is 11/05/2018 at 11:59 pm EST

Lead Program Chair: Brett Helms, Molecular Foundry (

Abstract Submission: All abstracts must be submitted through MAPS

Deadline for abstract submission is 11/05/2018 at 11:59 pm EST


  • Antimicrobial and Cell-Penetrating Peptides
  • Applied Materials for New Frontiers: Ten Years of ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces (co-listed: PMSE and COLL)
  • Carl S. Marvel Award for Creative Polymer Chemistry in honor of Matt Becker
  • Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research
  • Industrial Innovations in Polymer Science
  • General Topics: New Synthesis and Characterization of Polymers
  • Paul Flory’s “Statistical Mechanics of Chain Molecules: The 50th Anniversary of Polymer Chemistry”
  • Poly(2-oxazoline)s and Polypeptoids
  • Polymer Based Gene and Drug Delivery Systems
  • Polymer Bioconjugates for a Changing World (co-listed: BIOT)
  • Polymers and Biomimicry
  • Synthesis and Properties of Densely Grafted Polymers
  • Transport in Polymer Membranes
  • Undergraduate Research in Polymer Science

For symposia organizers and chairs:

Guidelines for symposia organizers and chairs (pdf document)


Next Upcoming Meetings

San Diego, CA
August 25 – 29, 2019
Theme: Chemistry of Water

Philadelphia, PA
March 22 – 26, 2020
Theme: Macromolecular Chemistry: The Second Century (mark your calendars for this one)

San Francisco, CA
August 16-20, 2020
Theme: Chemistry from Bench to Market

San Antonio, TX
March 21-25, 2021

Atlanta, GA
August 22-26, 2021

San Diego, CA
March 20-24, 2022

Chicago, IL
August 21-25, 2022


Graphical Abstracts from POLY at Previous National ACS Meetings 





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