The Fall 2017 ACS Graduate Student Symposium Planning Committee (GSSPC
) is requesting applications to compete for the Fall 2018 ACS GSSPC. The GSSPC was developed by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Chemical Education (CHED) for graduate students to contribute to the ACS National Meeting by providing an exceptional atmosphere of learning and networking through a student organized symposium. A GSSPC comprised of 6-8 students is selected for each national ACS meeting and tasked with generating a unique symposium theme and organizing the entire event, including fundraising, speaker recruitment, and logistical arrangements.
In order to apply, please email your application packet to firstname.lastname@example.org
by Thursday, June 1st
. Required application items include:
1. A one-page mission statement
2. Two proposed symposia themes, each with a list and brief bio of 8-12 proposed speakers
3. A short biography for each member of your committee.