ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting & Expo

Moving Chemistry from Bench to Market

August 17-20

In this extraordinary year, the ACS Fall 2020 National Meeting & Expo takes place virtually, providing access to myriad of talks, sessions, and Q&A panels to chemists around the world. Our new open access journals, recent books and chemical research solutions provide fundamental resources for your research needs. Elsevier is proud to continue supporting and empowering researchers in the chemical sciences.

Tetrahedron Prize

We’re delighted to congratulate Professor Peter Schultz, the recipient of the 2019 Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry.

Tetrahedron Special Issue in Honor of Peter Schultz

This Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Special Issue celebrates the research and career of Peter Schultz of Scripps Research, the recipient of the 2019 Tetrahedron Prize for Creativity in Organic Chemistry.

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Join us for a full program of speaker sessions as part of the Tetrahedron Prize Symposium

Speaker Sessions

Join Elsevier experts, Dr. Friedrich Kroll, Dr. Jürgen Swienty-Busch, Dr. Camilo Thorne, Dr. Frederik van den Broek and Dr. Matthew Clark, in their presentations at ACS Fall 2020 Virtual Meeting, as they discuss chemistry databases, cheminformatics, research workflows, AI, and much more.

1. Combining artificial intelligence with structured high-quality data in chemistry – delivering outstanding predictive chemistry application

Dr. Jürgen Swienty-Busch, Director Product Management, Elsevier

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2. Predicting reaction sequences: Deep neural networks & the Reaxys database

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM (PDT)

Dr. Friedrich Kroll, Senior Manager Scientific Affairs, Elsevier

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3. ChEMU shared task: chemical entity recognition and event extraction of chemical reactions from patents

Dr. Camilo Thorne, NLP Scientist, Elsevier

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4. Data preparation for reaction prediction: the quest for “AI-ready” data

Dr Frederik van den Broek, Consultant, R&D Solutions, Elsevier

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5. Use of conditional generative adversarial networks (cGAN) with molecular orbital fields to study chlorination sites

Dr. Matthew Clark, Senior Director, Consulting, Elsevier

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Reaxys PhD Prize

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Reaxys PhD Prize recognizes accomplished young chemists for their innovative and rigorous research. Join us for the first virtual Reaxys PhD Prize Symposium from Sept 30 – Oct 2, where we will celebrate the 2020 finalists of this prestigious competition. This special gathering includes talks from our short-listed speakers, a keynote address with Prof. Bruce Lipshutz, guest lectures from Reaxys Prize Club members as well as virtual poster presentations from all 45 finalists. Join us for special event and network with the future leaders in chemistry! Registration is free and is available here

Reaxys PHD Prize registration

New journals


The first gold open access journal dedicated to publishing original research articles and reviews on a broad range of topics related to colloid and interface science. A shared editorial team with Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, and Colloids and Interfaces A and B, ensures robust peer review and quality publication.

Find out more about JCIS Open

Talanta Open

Companion to the well-established Talanta, a new gold open access, online-only journal offering quality rapid review and publication to researchers working in all branches of pure and applied analytical chemistry.

Find out more about Talanta Open

Current Research in Green & Sustainable Chemistry

As part of the CO+RE journal suite, this new primary research, gold open access journal publishes original papers and short communications on green and sustainable chemistry.

Find out more about Current Research in Green & Sustainable Chemistry


A brand new, peer-reviewed, gold open access journal publishing cutting edge organ(oid) and microfluidic device research.

Find out more about Organs-on-a-Chip

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Clinical Spectroscopy

Focused on the translation of spectroscopy into the clinical environment to improve patient diagnosis and prognosis, this open access journal offers authors rigorous peer review, rapid decisions and high visibility.

Find out more about Clinical Spectroscopy

Current Research in Chemical Biology

As part of the CO+RE journal suite, this new primary research, gold open access journal publishes research on all aspects of chemical biology and related areas.

Find out more about Current Research in Chemical Biology

Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology

JPAP focuses on results of fundamental studies covering all aspects of chemical phenomena induced by interactions between light and molecules/matter; as well as papers relating to investigations of the interaction of light with biological systems.

Find out more about Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology

Journal of Magnetic Resonance Open

Sharing the same mission as its parent journal, Journal of Magnetic Resonance, JMRO provides an open access option for articles covering Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Find out more about Journal of Magnetic Resonance Open

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See below some of the new titles or download the full list of books related to the Chemistry portfolio here.

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