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2020 ACS Fall National Meeting and Exposition

Deadline for Abstracts Has Been Extended to April 20

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT Concerns regarding COVID-19 have led many to question the status of the ACS Fall National Meeting. At this point, ACS is still planning to proceed with the Fall ACS National Meeting in San Francisco.
  • ACS is working on both strategies and contingency plans to ensure that the meeting can be held safely in August.
  • Abstracts may be withdrawn at a later point should a presenter need to cancel, but once the submission deadline is closed, it will not be possible to add late submissions.
  • Multiple co-authors on an abstract allows for more flexibility regarding presenters and can be utilized as a back-up plan in case a particular author cannot attend the meeting.
The 2020 ACS Fall National Meeting and Exposition will be held August 16-20, 2020 in San Francisco, California. The theme for this ACS Meeting is "From Bench to Market". This meeting will also be a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of AGRO division. See the 50th Anniversary webpage for more information. Deadlines have also been extended to April 20 for: For specific questions, please contact AGRO 2020 Program Chair: Leah Riter, Bayer.  

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