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Showing posts from July, 2011

Greater Boston Mass Spec Discussion Group Annual Summer Picnic

Please join theGreater Boston Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group(GBMSDG) & theNortheastern Section of the American Chemical Society(NESACS) on Thursday August 25, 2011 for a picnic in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry (IYC).

Listed in The Chelmsford Patch's top 5 things to do August 25. See here. They were kind enough to send a photographer to the event.

Thursday August 25, 2011 1pm-5pm 22 Alpha Road Chelmsford, MA  Map Cost: FREE Registration: Required to plan event catering

Bring your Family & Friends. 

Featuring kid and adult friendly green-science experiments led by the Chair of theMid-Hudson Section of the American Chemical Society.

Sponsored by GBMSDG and NESACS

Register today for this social and educational event.

Sustainability of Water Quality et al at the 43rd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress

Earlier this Spring, I met my friend, Sut ie)  Satinder Ahuja at the American Chemical Society headquarters in Washington, DC during the Sparkle Local Section Public Relations Chair Training. I introduced Sut to my husband at the Saturday evening reception. They had barely finished shaking hands before Sut rushed off to the corner of the room to make a phone call from the hotel house phone. Maybe three minutes passed and then Sut's wife appears and a lively conversation about the adventures of the day ensues between our spouses who were left alone to explore the city whilst Sut and I were fully immersed in intensive PR training and too bad that they didn't know there were other spouses and that they could have gotten together and done some sight-seeing and were they both going to Denver? etc. The next morning at the breakfast meeting while chatting with our fellow trainees we discovered even more spouses had tagged along for the trip!

I had just flown into DC that morning stil…