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STEM Journey V Keynote Speaker Announced

Pre-register for this event: Event RegistrationKEYNOTE LECTURE: Robotics in the 21st Century
Andrew Reichel is a Northeastern University Gordon Fellow and Robotics Engineer at iRobot Corporation, headquartered outside of Boston Massachusetts. He has worked as an engineer within iRobot’s R&D sector since 2011 working on Horizon 2-level projects during that time. Reichel has fostered his passion for engineering and robotics through his studies at Mashpee High School, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Northeastern University. Following his move to Mashpee Massachusetts in spring of 1998, Mr. Reichel completed his academics his senior year of high school in 2008. During his last year at Mashpee High, Andrew was exposed to his first engineering applications in his drafting course in the form of Computer-Aided Design (CAD) while looking forward to an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering. Ultimately landing on Wentworth Institute of Technology, Andrew completed his undergra…

Social Media 101 for scientists and science communicators at #ACSNOLA

FEATURED SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP PRESENTED BY THE ACS COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC RELATIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS



Chemistry professionals with extensive experience using platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Periscope, Pinterest, YouTube, Slack, and Basecamp will lead platform-targeted workshops to assist attendees in creating a personal brand, developing a social strategy, communicating their science, and leading projects and personnel across established and new forms of media. 
Time: 3 hours Format: 9 twenty minute presentations followed by round table discussions led by presenters
Reserve your spot now: bit.ly/chemSM101
Learn more by watching the short video about this event: https://youtu.be/MGngGkOsRXQ

7 years and counting: How the Cape Cod Science Cafe has evolved into a sustainable outreach mechanism for NESACS

Accepted for presentation in Science Cafes and Engaging the Public: Techniques for Hosting  Successful Events: An ACS Presidential Symposium at #ACSNOLA 2018



Presentation title:
7 years and counting: How the Cape Cod Science Cafe has evolved into a sustainable outreach mechanism for NESACS and Southeastern Massachusetts
By: Jennifer Maclachlan
What began as a modest science cafe mini grant during the International Year of Chemistry in 2011 for one event, morphed into a series of events that included a hands-on event for kids. The kids event garnered the attention of the Southeastern Massachusetts STEM Network, local science clubs and Boy Scouts which led to various long-term partnerships with these organizations. By 2013, we started hosting a Cape Cod Science Cafe for kids during the Cape and Islands Boy Scouts of America's Wicked Cool Autumn Welcome. 2018 will mark our 6th consecutive year taking over the mess hall for this event. Scouts and their families expect and look forward t…