Request for ACS National Meeting Symposium Funding

The ACS Division of Inorganic Chemistry (DIC) invites suggestions for symposia to be organized as part of the
inorganic programming (INOR) at the 2021 and 2022 ACS National Meetings. Please submit a brief proposal (this
completed interactive PDF) to ACS DIC officer Alison Butler ( no later than July 31,
2020 for consideration at the Fall Executive DIC Committee meeting. Late submissions will not
be considered. Proposals are evaluated biannually (at National ACS Meetings), so there is an
advantage to sending proposals in as early as possible (especially since some meetings can receive too many

  • Diversity: Please indicate speakers bringing diversity with a * sign and in parenthesis the type (gender, race, career stage, academic vs industrial/gov labs, etc.). Please indicate any speakers that have accepted/expressed interest in the symposium using a # sign.
  • Scheduling
  • Scheduling Preferences
  • All supported symposia will include a coupled poster session
  • Up to $1500 may be allocated for each half-day session held Sunday - Wednesday. Funding will only be provided for up to the first four half-day sessions of each symposium and should be used to help defray the costs incurred by the speakers (registration and travel expenses).
  • The division encourages joint symposia with other divisions but will only provide support for the sessions held within the Inorganic Division.
  • Note: The ACS DIC reserves the right to cap the amount of reimbursement to a single speaker if he/she is receiving reimbursement from multiple symposia at the same meeting. Note: If you are requesting funds for other symposia or meetings (e.g. GRC/GRS, ACS Regional Meetings) please use the general syposium/meeting request form.