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Lunch Plenary & Panel at RMRM2020: Women in Academia, Industry & National Labs share their Secrets of Success

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Friday November 13, 2020 Lunch Plenary & Panel at RMRM2020 virtual conference:  Panel co-sponsored by the Women Chemists Committee and Iota Sigma Pi. The panel is made up of women in academia, industry, and national labs to bring different perspectives regarding their  "Secrets to  Success".    RMRM2020 WCC/ISP Secrets to Success Panel Panelists will be introduced with a brief bio.                Bernie: Nancy Levinger, Gunda Georg, and Sandra Eaton                 Maggi: Jaqueline Kiplinger, Jennifer Maclachlan, and Helen Gerhard This event takes place during the Lunch Plenary Session on Friday, November 13, from 12-2:30pm (MST) in the Pike's Peak Room. Learn more about this conference here: www.rmrm2020.com

SCHB's Q&A with the ACS 2021 President-Elect Candidates: Mary K. Carroll and Angela K. Wilson

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Mary K. Carroll, Candidate, 2021 ACS President-Elect  Responses to SCHB Questions  https://www.marycarroll-acs.org/ 1. Discuss how your interests are aligned with the interests of industrial chemists and the   chemical business community.   Broadly speaking, my interests are in advancing the chemical enterprise as a whole.  Although I have spent the majority of my professional career in academia, my professional  community has always included industrial chemists and chemical professionals. As Councilor I represent a local section (Eastern New York) that, in its professional diversity,  is a microcosm of the ACS. The ENY ACS membership includes academics (from  universities, 2- and 4-year undergraduate colleges and K-12 schools), industrial chemists  (from large international companies to one-person start-ups), government scientists (New  York State forensic and health laboratories), as well as professionals whose jobs don’t fit  neatly into any of those categories.  For our Society to

Five on the Frontline: Young Worker Health & Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Mark Ames, Director of Government Relations at the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) interviews Jennifer Maclachlan, 2020 Chair of the AIHA Teen Workplace Health & Safety Committee about managing a teenage workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic.

PID Analyzers' Technical Program SUNDAY at Pittcon 2020

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SUNDAY AFTERNOON AT PITTCON 2020: Analysis of Medical Cannabis Terpenes by GC-PID    Room: Room W176A Session Number: 5-3-3 Sunday, March 01, 2020: 2:10 PM - 2:30 PM Authors: Driscoll, Maclachlan (presenting) Description With recent changes and liberalization in the law, cannabis is now a rapidly growing industry and lab testing is required for medicinal and recreational cannabis as well as residual cannabis solvents. There are a few gas chromatography (GC) detectors presently used for this analysis but each has its challenges. The Flame ionization detector (FID) requires hydrogen support gas and can have problems with flameout during injections. The GC Mass Spectrometer (GCMS) detector is not very useful for analysis of residual solvents or terpenes since more than a dozen of the important terpenes have an m/e of 136 with different secondary ions. Alpha and beta-pinene have similar parent ions but slightly different secondary ions. The Photoionization D