The Lehigh Valley Section of the American Chemical Society (LVACS) is a volunteer organization founded in 1894 and serves the Lehigh Valley area which is comprised of Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill Counties in Pennsylvania, as well as Warren County in New Jersey.
Members are volunteers from a variety of chemistry-related professions dedicated to educating the public about the benefits of the chemical sciences through educational outreach, professional development and meetings.
Meetings often feature guest speakers, and occur eight times per year at locations within the section boundaries. Educational, professional outreach and social events take place throughout the year.
For upcoming meetings and events, please visit the section Calendar. If you would like more information, or are interested in volunteering, hosting a meeting, or speaking to our group about your research and/or company, please click the Contact Us button in the side bar.
The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.