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Cape Cod Science Cafe An Official IYC Kick-Off Event Q1: Environment

The Cape Cod Science Cafe finally took place on Tuesday March 1, 2011 at the Hyannis Golf Club after being postponed twice due to weather. This event was sponsored by NESACS and served as the official Cape Cod IYC Kick-Off Event. Although the turnout was lower than expected and due presumably to the two date changes, we had a wholly technical audience and it was spread across the board including representation from industry, government and education.We began the evening with an array of hors d'oeuvres which accompanied cocktail hour and allowed folks to mingle. 

I opened the program with Dr. Morton Hoffman's presentation: Introduction to the International Year of Chemistry Presentation by Dr. Morton Hoffman, Councilor, NESACS and IYC Chair and my father, Jack acted as AV guy.

Since I had just returned from a weekend retreat at ACS Headquarters in Washington, D.C. I had my speakers don the Chemistry Ambassador sashes and gave each speaker an IYC pin.

Although the presentations …

Official ACS Anaheim #acsanaheim Tweet-Up & Social Media Opportunity #IYC2011

4/2/11: Here is the official video that was taped on 3/28/11 at ACS Anaheim. Please view and share and let everyone know that it is the International Year of Chemistry! Not only can chemists dance but so can the Periodic Table of the Elements...
We REALLY need your help and participation at the Spring National Meeting: ACS Anaheim.  This is a great opportunity to use social media to generate awareness and fun for IYC! 
Use the official show hashtag on Twitter: #acsanaheim, the Chemistry Ambassadors hashtag: #chem_amb and the IYC hashtag: #IYC2011 We have the chemistry rap song and dance ready to perform at the Anaheim ACS meeting, March 27/28, in celebration of the International Year of Chemistry.  To see a preview clip of how it sounds and looks, watch some students and staff stepping through it at:

So, our ask of you?

1. Watch the clip and share it with as many people as possible. Tell them a video of the Anaheim meeting dancers will rep…

Join us at the Sunday Evening Poster Session at Pittcon 2011

We will be presenting 3 posters in the Session 180-New Developments in Analytical Instrumentation and Software on Sunday Evening, March 13, 2011, 5:30PM-7PM Room 412A Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC).

Analysis of ppb levels of Photochemical Smog Components in air using a portable analyzerAbstract number 180-18P 

Fault Tolerant Wireless Sensor Network Abstract Number: 180 - 19P
Fast GC with PID and FarUV for Environmental Analyses  Abstract Number 180-20P

Portable PIDs from PID Analyzers #Pittcon Booth 461

Check out our Sunday Poster Session at #Pittcon this Sunday featuring the PID Analyzer Model 102: Analysis of ppb levels of photochemical smog components in air using a portable analyzer
Abstract Number: 180 - 18P
Session 180 - New Developments in Analytical Instrumentation and Software
Day and Time: Sunday, March 13, 2011 5:30pm-7pm Room 412A Georgia World Congress Center 

Use the Pittcon Mobile App for the Android & iPhone so you don't miss this poster! This is a general overview video of the Model 102, principle of operation and specific applications.