The 2021 National Organic Chemistry Symposium (NOS) will be held from Sunday, June 27 to Thursday July 1, 2021 at the University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, CA. This page provides details to help individuals make their travel arrangements.

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Price Center: Location of the NOS 2021 Talks and Poster Sessions

A tentative schedule for the symposium includes: registration is currently slated to open at 4 PM on Sunday June 27th, 2021 and a Poster session will be held that evening (at 8 PM). The last talk is tentatively scheduled to end at 12:15 PM on Thursday July 1st.

The talks and the posters will be held in the The Price Center (map). Posters sessions will be in the Ballroom East and the talks will be in the West ballroom (A+B).

Visa Information for NOS 2021

Some international participants will require a visa prior to arriving in this country. Please check the website of the US State Department for detailed information.

If your entry to the U.S. requires a visa, you are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

If you need a formal letter of invitation from the meeting organizers as part of the visa application, please contact Professor Theodorakis: (
If you are requesting a letter of invitation, be sure to include your name, address, and poster title.

Travel Awards

Information on Travel Awards available to the NOS can be found on the Travel Award Page.

Air Travel

The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is located less than 20 km (14 miles) from the meeting location at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) campus.

Local Travel

San Diego Metropolitan Transit System has an extensive system of Buses and Trolleys.

Parking and getting around Campus

Local (planned and unplanned) Activities

San Diego has many local attractions. We will list the organized tours and trips as well as resources to explore the San Diego area on the NOS Activities Page