When registering for the Congress, don’t forget to sign up for the IUPAC-sponored social events.  Download step-by-step instructions for registration.

Registrants can also add social event tickets to their registration:

  1. Open the email confirmation you received from ACS after you registered. The sender is “”. The subject line will read:  Registration Confirmation – 248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition to get your badge number.
  2. Go to the Registration Resource Center Login Page and enter the email that you used to register and your badge number.
  3. Click on the Blue Arrow Button to view all ticketed social events and other events at the ACS Meeting.
  4. Scroll down to the 13th IUPAC Congress of Pesticide Chemistry Events.

Choose tickets for the Gala Congress Banquet, the Post-Congress Agricultural Field Tour and select from sponsored Luncheon and Dinner Seminars.  Delegates will be able to choose one luncheon/dinner seminar at no cost.  Attendance for the luncheon/dinner seminars is limited.  If you don’t see the IUPAC social events listed, you may have accidentally registered without using the IUPAC14 code. Please email either Ken Racke ( or Laura McConnell ( to have your registration changed to IUPAC. Or you can contact the Registration Customer Service Center for assistance

List of IUPAC-Sponsored Social Events

Sunday August 10

17:00 – 18:30 – Opening Ceremony and Reception – Free Event for all delegates, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salon 9

Monday August 11

11:40 – 13:00 – Luncheon Seminars – Registration Required

18:00 – 21:00 -Dinner Seminar – Registration Required

  • Crop Protection Research Director’s Forum (Sponsored by Syngenta)

Tuesday August 12

11:40 – 13:00 – Luncheon Seminars – Registration Required

  • A case study why authentic reference standards are essential in unknown identification (Sponsored by Ricerca)
  • A discussion on anaerobic conditions of soils during the conduct of a guideline laboratory anaerobic soil study (Sponsored by EAG)
  • Leads from crop protection research against malaria and neglected diseases (Sponsored by BASF)
  • A tale of two countries: Herbicide resistant weeds in USA –v– Australia. (Sponsored by Syngenta)

18:00 – 21:00 – AGRO Business Meeting – Open to all AGRO members.  Contact Sharon Papeirnik for more information.

Wednesday August 13

11:40 – 13:00 – Luncheon Seminars – Registration Required

  • From the laboratory to the field, enhancing the scope of e-fate studies to expand the range of endpoints (Huntingdon Life Sciences)
  • Endocrine Active Substances and Disruptors: Global Policy Challenges and Promotion of Risk-Based Regulation (Sponsored by CropLife International)
  • DuPont™ Zorvec™ (“DPX-QGU42”, “oxathiapiprolin”): The first member of a novel class of oomycete fungicides (Sponsored by DuPont)

18:00 – 21:30 – Gala Congress Banquet – Ticketed Event, $50 USD

Thursday August 14

15:30 – 17:00 – Congress Closing Ceremony and Poster Award Presentation – Open to all delegates, Marriott Marquis, Yerba Buena Salon 9

Friday August 15

07:00 – 17:45 – Post-Congress Agricultural Field Tour – Ticketed Event, $85 USD

Field Tour Sponsored by:

DOW Agro Sciences


Western Plant Health Association

Syntech Research