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Geochemistry Reception at the Spring ACS –FREE!

When? Tuesday April 2, 6:00 PM -8:00 PM
Where? Blue Martini –Patio- 9101 International Dr #1182

Free drink tickets: premium liquors, martinis,
beer and house wines
Buffet style: Lemon pepper chicken, red pepper hummus, flatbreads,
spinach & artichoke dip, and fruit and cheese platters

Provide evidence of your paid GEOC dues and get one additional drink ticket 

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Student Travel Award for the 2019 Fall ACS Meeting

 We are pleased to announce that the Geochemistry Division will be awarding up to three Student Travel Awards for the Fall 2019 ACS National Meeting in San Diego, CA to be held from August 25th - 29th, 2019.


  • The Geochemistry Division will pay for the awardees’ registration at the student ACS member rate.
  • Awardees will be given an extended time allocation for the oral presentation (30 minutes instead of regular 20 minutes for contributed talks).
  • Up to five awards will be made based on the quality of the applications.
  • Abstracts will be judged based on the impact on the field of geochemistry, technical approach, quality and clarity of writing, and the relevance of the abstract to both session and national meeting themes.
  • Award winners will be announced by May 31st, 2019.

More information under "Student Travel Awards"

Fall Elections

The Division is currently seeking nominations for two officer positions, Program-Chair Elect and Councilor, who will assume their roles in January 2019. 

 Program-Chair Elect (4 year term): This officer will serve as Program-Chair Elect the first year and shadow the Program Chair. The following year, the candidate will serve as Program Chair and      organize the symposium at the fall and spring national meetings. The third year, the candidate will serve as Division Chair, and finally as Past Division Chair in the fourth year. More details can be found in,

Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/membership-and-networks/td/manuals.html

Handbook: https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/meetings/national-meetings/programming-resources/nm-program-chair-handbook.pdf


Councilor (3 year term): This officer will serve as a vital bridge between ACS national policy and our division concerns, speaking for the members of the division at the national level. The officer helps to set national policies for ACS that directly or indirectly affect the constituency. At the same time, he/she must integrate the views of the constituency with an open and objective evaluation of the broader needs of the ACS on the national level. More details can be found in,

Website: https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/about/governance/councilors.html

Handbook: https://www.acs.org/content/dam/acsorg/about/governance/councilors/councilor-handbook-2012.pdf



Self-nominations and consensual nominations of colleagues are encouraged.

Per our Bylaws, all nominations must be accompanied by at least 10 signatures of support from current ACS GEOC Members including current divisional officers.

All nominees must have been a Member of the Division for at least one year at the time of nomination.

 Please contact Sang Soo Lee (Secretary) for more information. sslee@anl.gov