Fall 2021 National Meeting Call for Papers

Dear ACS CATL Division Members,

The call for abstracts is now open, and we encourage you to submit abstracts for the Fall 2021 National Meeting. The descriptions of the Fall 2021 symposia can be accessed here.

As of now, the ACS is moving forward with plans for a hybrid Fall 2021 meeting that consists of both in-person and live-streamed presentations followed by live Q&A. This moves us closer to everyone’s preferred format while still allowing participation from those that may be unable to travel to Atlanta either due to cost or pandemic-related restrictions. We are cautiously optimistic about an in-person meeting in August, but we ask that everyone remain flexible since the situation is fluid, and it may become necessary to revert to a virtual-only meeting if travel restrictions persist through the summer and fall. Many of you surely have questions about this format and, particularly, about registration fees. Unfortunately, we have not yet received guidance on this topic. We will relay additional information as it becomes available.

We encourage junior faculty, students, and postdocs to participate in the CATL technical program. For the Fall 2021 meeting, the CATL division recommends individuals give one or two oral presentations with the objective of having a greater number of our members and especially young scientists share their work.

Additional abstract submission resources can be found here.


The Fall 2021 ACS National Meeting will take place August 22nd – 26th, 2021 in Atlanta, GA and online. The Abstract Submission Deadline is April 12th, 2021.

The list of symposia and abstract submission can be found here: https://callforabstracts.acs.org/acsfall2021/CATL

To submit an abstract, you can also go to:

1. https://maps.acs.org and select the ACS Fall 2021 meeting

2. Login with your ACS ID

3. Click "Submission", then "Create New Submission"

4. Choose "CATL" and follow the instructions on screen.

Best regards,

Jesse Bond (Fall 2021 Program Chair)

Aditya Bhan (CATL Division Chair)

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