At the ACA meeting, you will find everything you need to further your studies or enhance your career. Special events, various awards and prizes, networking opportunities, discounts on registration and hotel, and opportunites for travel support are all designed especially to meet the needs of students, postdocs and early career scientists.
Become a Member
As the future of the scientific community, students and early career scientists are a vital part of ACA. As a Student or Postdoc member, you will find a strong network of support for your studies and career in crystallography.
In addition, get deeper discounts on meeting registration as a student or postdoc member, access to valuable publications, resources and career building opportunities.
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Deadline: January 31, 2011
Limited funds will be available to help students and young scientists attend the 2011 Meeting. Funds help to offset travel and travel-related expenses. Preference will be given to those presenting a paper. Those interested should submit the application form and required paperwork. Please see the application form for further details.
Events Just For You
Young Scientists Meeting Orientation
Our focus is to orient new 'young scientists' and first time attendees to the structure of the ACA Meeting and how to make the most of their experience.
Young Scientists SIG Mixer
High energy fun, great food and some of the most exciting venues make the Young Scientists Mixer a great place to connect with scientists ranging in experience and disciplines. The Young Scientist Mixer is one of the meeting's most popular events
Take this opportunity to discuss your science and career aspirations with seasoned scientists in your field.
Deadline for Conference Hotel Rates - April 15, 2011
The ACA has secured a limited number of rooms for students and postdoctoral associates at a reduced rate at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Online reservations will be available soon.
Room sharing is an option for those looking to save money on their hotel accommodations. This service is strictly for facilitating contact between roommates and does not guarantee availability. Once contact is made, attendees will still need to reserve a room directly with the hotel. If you wish to be listed as wanting to share a room, please send an email containing your name, institute, contact details and gender. Once you have found a roommate, please contact us again to let us know, and we will remove you from the listing.