Our regular meetings will occur the first Saturday of each month (except holiday weekends).

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Next event: 

Our next event will be Saturday,   

In case of rain, we will postpone announcing by email the morning of the event.

We hope you and your family will be able to join us!

Past Events

Past events have included seminars, career workshops, sponsorship of UK's regional undergraduate poster session, and National Chemistry Week activities, as well as enjoying dinner together, and a trip to Keeneland.

August 5, 2023

Dr. Jesse Thompson of the University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research presented a talk titled, " CO2 Capture, Direct Air Capture, Decarbonization: What does it all mean?"

The was preceded by lunch from Qdoba at 1 pm. The location was the University of Kentucky's Jacobs Science Building (JSB) room 108. 

June 3rd, 5-8 pm Drake's Hamburg, Lexington

Our first meeting was a meet-and-greet networking event on Saturday June 3rd from 5-8 pm at Drake's Hamburg location in Lexington ( We had happy hour from 5-6 pm followed by dinner from 6-8 pm. The cost for drinks and meals for members was covered by the Section. The event was well-attended by members from both academia and industry. We were so excited to interact with everyone that we forgot to take pictures!

Local Section Showcase

Brent Eldridge represented us at the Local Section Showcase at the spring 2023 national ACS meeting.