We are pleased to present the full 2018 program here: 2018_URC_Program.pdf Printed copies without abstracts will be available at the conference.
The East Central Illinois ACS Undergraduate Research Conference is annual event held in the fall that provides undergraduates involved in research in the chemical sciences with an opportunity to present their research.
The 2nd Annual ECI ACS Undergraduate Research Conference was held on October 14th, 2017 in the Alice Campbell Alumni Center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL. This conference featured two poster sessions and two oral presentations sessions. Over 50 undergraduates representing 9 different universities presented their work at this event!
The 3rd Annual ECI ACS Undergraduate Research Conference will be held on November 17th, 2018 in the Illini Union at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Abstract submission will open in September 2018, and all undergraduates participating in research in chemistry or related fields are invited to submit abstracts. Most abstracts will be accepted and a wide variety of topics is encouraged. Awards will be presented to outstanding poster and oral presentations.
This event is co-hosted by the UIUC Undergraduate Student Chapter, the ECI Women Chemists Committee at UIUC, the ECI Younger Chemists Committee, and the SACNAS chapter at UIUC. While this conference is sponsored by the ECI section of the American Chemical Society, you do not have to be a member of the ACS to present.
Feel free to contact us with questions regarding the conference.
Abstract submission deadline
October 12, 2018
Acceptance emails are sent out
October 22, 2018
Judge and volunteer registration deadline
November 2, 2018
Attendee registration deadline
November 9, 2018
November 17, 2018
1401 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801
*subject to change
10:00 Opening Remarks
11:00 Poster Session 1
12:00 Lunch and Networking Break
1:30 Poster Session 2
2:30 Oral Presentations Session 2
3:30 Awards Ceremony
Registration for the 3rd Annual ECI ACS Undergraduate Research Conference is now open! Abstract submission deadline is Friday, October 12. Please use the link below to register.
ECI Outstanding Oral Presentation Awards
2018 Undergraduate Research Conference
2017 Undergraduate Research Conference
2016 Undergraduate Research Conference: