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Chemists and Writing for Fun & Profit: Write Your Own Career

Chemistry Ambassadors Forum at #ACSsanfran: Getting Involved

Chemistry Ambassadors Forum
ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, April 1, 2017, Hotel Nikko, Nikko Ballroom II, 2-4 PM Facilitated by Amina El-Ashmawy, Chemistry Ambassadors Subcommittee of the ACS Committee on Public Relations and Communications. A Chemistry Ambassador is someone who puts a human face on our science through outreach. The outreach includes something as small as a one-on-one elevator speech, a mid-scale event at a school or museum, or large-scale event that reaches thousands of individuals. This forum is for everyone, from someone interested in getting started in outreach to those at the expert level who haves a lot of experience with outreach. The aim the afternoon is to share experiences, get ideas, and build a network of folks we can contact for help. The forum consists of 6 tables, each with a facilitator who will move along the discussion addressing a specific topic. At each table, the facilitator will determine a recorder to capture the ideas shared on the flip ch…

Studies in Real Time Detection & Sensor Technology

#AIHCE, Tuesday June 6, 2017, 11:15am-12:15pm, Seattle, WA
F4: Studies in Real Time Detection & Sensor TechnologyPhilip Smith, PhD, CIH Moderator
U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA
Sandy, UT 
United States of America Phil has received degrees from Brigham Young University (BS), the University of California, Berkeley (MPH), and Utah State University (PhD, toxicology). He served over 23 years in the U.S. Navy Medical Service Corps as an industrial hygiene officer, and over 5 years as a member of the OSHA Health Response Team. He now supports nationwide OSHA field activities as the Director of the Industrial Hygiene Chemistry Division located at the OSHA Salt Lake Technical Center. Phil has published over 50 book chapters and peer-reviewed publications and is the lead editor of the 2013 American Industrial Hygiene Association publication "Important Instrumentation and Methods for the Detection of Chemicals in the Field." Phil be…

Featured products at #Pittcon booth 944: Hand-held portable and transportable GC systems

What to expect if you are attending STEM Journey IV

STEM Journey IV: What Can Attendees Expect? ØEvent is at Sandwich High School 365 Quaker Meetinghouse Rd, East Sandwich, MA 02537 ØEvent run time is 12noon-4pm. ØNASA talk is 12:30PM-2PM. This is an ALL ages talk focusing on NASA’s Mission to Mars and what got guest lecturer and NASA Technology Expert, Dr. Luke Roberson interested in his STEM career field ØPlease park in the lot. Parking in the front circle is prohibited. ØThe cafeteria will be open for food purchase from 11:30am-3pm. CASH ONLY. ØALL FOOD MUST BE CONSUMED IN THE CAFETERIA-NO EXCEPTIONS. ØPlease pre-register using this link: will speed up your admittance to the event, particularly if you plan to attend the NASA talk. ØMATE ROV underwater remotely operated vehicles interactive demonstration/competition in the pool at Sandwich High School from 12:30pm-3:30pm. Several aquatic themed exhibits will be co-located near the pool area. Ø