ACS Chemical Health & Safety Workshop “Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture”
Oct05

ACS Chemical Health & Safety Workshop “Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture”

The ACS Chemical Health & Safety division is hosting a 4-hour workshop entitled “Empowering Academic Researchers to Strengthen Safety Culture” on Sunday October 17th from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM PT by Zoom. Click here to learn more and register.

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EPA Webinar: Valuing Aquatic Ecosystem Health at a National Scale
Sep23

EPA Webinar: Valuing Aquatic Ecosystem Health at a National Scale

Registration is now open for EPA’s Water Research Webinar on Valuing Aquatic Ecosystem Health at a National Scale: Modeling Biological Indicators Across Space and Time. This webinar will be held on Wednesday, September 29, from 11:00-12:00pm PDT, with an optional Q&A session from 12:00-12:15pm PDT. A webinar will be offered every other month that will focus on EPA water research. Please spread the word! To register, please click...

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Call for Senior Volunteers Attending Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting
Sep16

Call for Senior Volunteers Attending Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting

The Younger Chemists Committee (YCC) is looking to partner with the Senior Chemists Committee (SCC) for a networking event during the Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, occurring in Tucson, Arizona from October 20-23rd.  The YCC is hosting a mini networking event, where younger chemists can practice their interviewing skills, and have the senior chemists interview them! They are currently looking for senior chemist volunteers who could...

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ACS Spring 2022 Now Accepting Abstracts
Sep16

ACS Spring 2022 Now Accepting Abstracts

Submit your abstracts for oral and poster presentations for ACS Spring 2022. The theme, Bonding Through Chemistry, will be at the core of programming. Sessions for the hybrid meeting (in-person & virtual) will be held in San Diego, CA, and virtually, March 20 – 24, 2022. Those who wish to submit an abstract will have the option of selecting a virtual or in-person abstract submission. While ACS Spring 2022 is planned as a...

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2021 Flavors of Chemistry: Complex Flavor Creation
Aug01

2021 Flavors of Chemistry: Complex Flavor Creation

We are pleased to announce that our 7th Annual Flavors of Chemistry will be occurring in-person at UC Davis with a live-stream on Saturday, September 25th. The presentation will be from 2:30–4 PM, with a networking social starting at 2 PM. The event will feature Dr. Sean LaFond talking about flavor creation. Complex Flavor Creation: Eliciting Emotion with Chemicals The food we eat, the beverages we drink, and the environment we live...

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Upcoming Live Virtual 3-Day Short Course: Adhesion Science: Principles and Practice
Jul11

Upcoming Live Virtual 3-Day Short Course: Adhesion Science: Principles and Practice

The San Francisco Bay Area polymer science organization, the Golden Gate Polymer Forum, is sponsoring a short course: Adhesion Science: Principles and Practice, Oct. 26, 27, and 29.          taught by Prof. Tim Long, Arizona State University Prof. David A. Dillard, Virginia Tech Prof. Mike Bortner, Virginia Tech Dr. Giles Dillingham, BTG Labs All instructors are true experts in the topics and experienced teachers.  The course requires...

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Register for Agro Webinar by Steve Duke
Jul11

Register for Agro Webinar by Steve Duke

Please join the next AGRO Lunch and Learn webinar on July 21st at Noon Eastern US time. Dr. Steve Duke from University of Mississippi will present a webinar on “New Herbicide Modes of Action for New Commercial Herbicides – Searching for the Holy Grail”. Click here to register.

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Free Agilent Beverage Virtual Seminar
May20

Free Agilent Beverage Virtual Seminar

Agilent is hosting a free, 2-hour seminar on analyses of beer/brewed beverages chemistry Tuesday, May 25th, 2 PM EST. It will cover a wide range of topics, like ICP-QQQ, HS-GC-μECD, and HS-SPME-GC-MS. Click here to register, plus to gain access to their previous seminars on distilled spirits and wine.  

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Embracing & Advancing Inclusion & Equity Across the American Chemical Society with ACS President-Elect Angela Wilson
May10

Embracing & Advancing Inclusion & Equity Across the American Chemical Society with ACS President-Elect Angela Wilson

Please join the California, Portland, and Puget Sound local sections as we build community along the West Coast by coming together for a virtual meeting. We are delighted to host Professor Angela Wilson who will speak about issues that bridge the Local and National levels of the ACS. Dr. Wilson will also focus on how science advocacy can be strengthened through diversity and inclusion. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A....

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Dr. H. N. Cheng Presents Future Prospects and Opportunities for Chemistry
May10

Dr. H. N. Cheng Presents Future Prospects and Opportunities for Chemistry

Please join ACS and Southeastern Louisiana University Tuesday May 25th 3 PM – 5 PM PDT. ACS President Dr. H. N. Cheng will discuss future prospects opportunities in chemistry. H. N. Cheng is the 2021 President of the American Chemical Society (ACS). He has served in leadership positions in several ACS committees and task forces at national levels, as well as being active at various capacities in local sections and technical...

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Joe Crisologo, State Scientist, Shares Thoughts on His Career
Apr27

Joe Crisologo, State Scientist, Shares Thoughts on His Career

Join us on May 6th, where Joe Crisologo will virtually present “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” about his 32-year career with the State, and what he learned along the way. Joe has a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MBA degree. The talk will be from 4–5 PM. You can register here! Click here for a copy of the flyer.

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Virtual Earth Week Event: Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry
Apr21

Virtual Earth Week Event: Reducing Our Footprint with Chemistry

Cal ACS is hosting a family-friendly Zoom Earth Day event on Saturday, April 24 from 11 am – 3 pm Pacific. Events will include demos and short lectures. There will be two sessions, at 11 AM and 1 PM, so join us LIVE for either (or both!). A Zoom link will be sent to registered participants shortly before the event. More info and RSVP at here.

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AC/DC Virtual Seminar: Nanosensors for Imaging the Chemistry of the Body
Apr13

AC/DC Virtual Seminar: Nanosensors for Imaging the Chemistry of the Body

ACS Sacramento is pleased to share the information below with members of the section.

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ACS Webinar: Transformations of Trace Contaminants in Nature-Based Treatment Systems
Apr01

ACS Webinar: Transformations of Trace Contaminants in Nature-Based Treatment Systems

Please join Cal ACS for the following webinar: Transformations of Trace Contaminants in Nature-Based Treatment Systems Presented by Dr. Rachel Scholes Tuesday, April 6th 12 – 1 pm Pacific Dr. Rachel Scholes investigates the occurrence, transformation, and removal of contaminants affecting the environment and human health. Her research includes optimizing the treatment of trace contaminants in water and wastewater, with a...

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Food Fraud: Combating Adulteration in Olive and Avocado Oils
Mar25

Food Fraud: Combating Adulteration in Olive and Avocado Oils

Join Selina Wang of UC Davis to discover the chemistry of the cooking oils in your cupboard. During this free interactive broadcast she will discuss her over-a-decade experience studying olive oil purity and quality and how these practices can be applied to food adulteration challenges now facing the avocado oil industry. Wednesday, April 7, 2021 @ 2-3pm ET Register for free here with the creation of an ACS ID What You Will Learn What...

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Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival
Mar08

Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival

Celebrate Earth Day Online- Virtual Wild and Scenic Film Festival April 22, 2021 7:00 PM The Wild & Scenic Film Festival comes to the Sierra virtually for a second year in celebration of Earth Day: For the last 15 years the Sierra Nevada Alliance welcomed you to South Lake Tahoe for Wild & Scenic Film Festival On Tour. This year things are different, so we are bringing the festival to you! Join Sierra Nevada Alliance this...

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Status of ACS National Meeting Fall 2021, “Resilience of Chemistry”
Mar08

Status of ACS National Meeting Fall 2021, “Resilience of Chemistry”

Updates on the Fall 2021 ACS National Meeting from the AGRO Division: The ACS Fall 2021 meeting sessions will be held in Atlanta and virtually from August 22-26, 2021. The AGRO Division will have virtual sessions only at this meeting. Abstract submission will open on March 15, 2021 and close on April 12, 2021. A link to the submission site will be sent in a subsequent communication. You are encouraged for prompt submission of...

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Virtual Seminar: Microbe-pollutant interactions between fluorinated fire-fighting foams and bioremediation of hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents
Mar05

Virtual Seminar: Microbe-pollutant interactions between fluorinated fire-fighting foams and bioremediation of hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents

Microbe-pollutant interactions between fluorinated fire-fighting foams and bioremediation of hydrocarbons and chlorinated solvents Christopher Olivares, PhD Tuesday – March 9, 2021 – 5:00 to 6:30 PM (Pacific) Online Zoom Event Microbes are fantastic chemists that can alter the fate of contaminants, but co-occurring contaminants can inhibit or stimulate microbial processes. In this talk we will look at case studies with per- and...

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Webinar: Analytical Chemistry Seminar
Feb02

Webinar: Analytical Chemistry Seminar

Dr. Candice Ulmer from the CDC will present “Analytical Considerations in the Development of Routine and Reference Measurement Procedures for Clinical Measurement Reporting.” The webinar will take place February 17th at 10 AM PDT as part of the The Analytical Chemistry Diversity Colloquium. See the attached flyer for more information.

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Submit an Abstract to the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference
Feb02

Submit an Abstract to the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference

The ACS Green Chemistry Institute invites you to submit an abstract to the 25th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference. Being held virtually from June 14-18, 2021, the conference will feature five days of programming, more than 30 oral and poster sessions with time for Q&A, and many opportunities for online networking. Abstracts are due February 15. Browse the symposia and submit here

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