Tampa Bay Local Section


The Tampa Bay Section of the American Chemical Society (section # 406) was established in 1994. We promote public awareness of chemistry by being involved in outreach programs in our community and work with students to encourage an interest in the chemical science arena.

Our membership is encompasses the Hillsborough, Pinellas, Pasco, Hernando, Manatee and Sarasota counties with 700+ members.

The American Chemical Society (ACS) is one of the largest professional organizations that represent the chemical industry. The ACS supports 160,000+ members globally, publishing its weekly C&EN magazine and up-to-date scientific journals. 

Upcoming Events

Be sure to refer to our newsletter or write to us for more information on the following upcoming events.

Chemistry Olympiad January-April 

Castle Conference 3/24/18
The 15th annual Raymond N. Castle Student Research Conference will be held at the University of South Florida on March 24th, 2018 at the Tampa campus. The conference will showcase the work of chemistry and biochemistry undergraduate students from institutions throughout Florida. This year's plenary speaker is Gathering Fenselau of the University of Maryland. For more information, go to http://chemistry.usf.edu/castle/ 
You be the Chemist Challenge - 4/7/18  
Chemists Celebrate Earth Week 4/22/18-4/28/18
Save the date for Chemists Celebrate Earth Week (CCEW), to be celebrated April 22-28. More information on the illustrated poetry contest will be available. This year's theme. is "Dive into Marine Chemistry", which is perfect for our local section!
 Awards Dinner - 5/8/18
Save the date for our Tampa Bay ACS Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 8th, from 5:30-8:30 PM. More information is forthcoming.  







Save the Date - 5th Annual Oktoberfest Social
Save the Date - 5th Annual Oktoberfest Social
Save the Date - 5th Annual Oktoberfest Social
Save the Date - 5th Annual Oktoberfest Social

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