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.


Save the Date - 5th Annual Oktoberfest Social

We will be hosting our 5th Annual Oktoberfest Social! This year, our event will be held on October 25th, 2017 at 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Petersburg. The Oktoberfest Social is open to all ACS members, and one guest per member. Festivities will begin at 6:00 PM, and food and drinks will be provided. Each person will receive two drink tickets. 3 Daughters Brewing is located at 222 22nd Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712. The evening will feature a lecture in beer chemistry given by Dr. Eric Steimle at 7:00 PM. Please contact Russ Odland with any questions you may have.


Younger Chemists Committee - Program in a Box 10/24/17 On Tuesday October 24, 2017 The Younger Chemists Committee will be hosting a Program in a Box at the University of Tampa. For more information on this event, click on the provided link.


If interested in attending, please contact Deja Patrick at Deja.Patrick@spartans.ut.edu.   


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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