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Call for contributions: Advances in Analytical Separations #ACSdc

SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MARCH 31, 2017

STEM Journey IV: Mission to Mars

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Ask Me Anything about starting a small chemical business

Science AMA Series: Hi Reddit! I am Jennifer Maclachlan, a small chemical business owner and science cafĂ© founder. Ask me anything about entrepreneurial happenings or tips in the chemical sector.(self.science) submitted 44 minutes ago* by AmerChemSocietyAMAAmerican Chemical Society AMA Guest Hi Reddit! I’m Jennifer Maclachlan, and together with my father, Jack Driscoll, I own and operate PID Analyzers, LLC, headquartered on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. We are gas detection specialists credited with the commercialization of the world’s first hand-held photoionization detector. We manufacture and sell our technology worldwide as a stand-alone gas chromatography (GC) detector, also as a hand-held detector, and in complete fixed/continuous systems. This helps our customers, be they in the lab or out in the field, detect low level gas for various monitoring applications. People ask me if I always knew I wanted to work in the family business and the answer is yes. After completing my education a…

SCHB is the home for entrepreneurs inside the ACS

For presentation at the Spring National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Francisco, CA April 2-6, 2017. Learn more about the ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses and the ACS National Meeting here.

Format is a poster and it will be featured at the Entrepreneurs' Poster Session Sunday evening from 6pm-8pm Moscone Center Halls B/C and at SCI-MIX on Monday April 3, 2017 from 8pm-10pm in SCHB Moscone Center Hall D.

The Small Chemical Businesses Division of the American Chemical Society is the home for entrepreneurs inside the ACS. When you join SCHB you become part of a powerful network of people from across disciplines and stages in their career. SCHB offers networking lunches at the National Meetings, in addition to partnering with other divisions for cross-divisional technical programming and social events. SCHB flagship programming at National, Regional and Local Section meetings includes true stories, resources for entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurs' toolki…

Leveraging social media for effective content marketing for corporate and non-profit entities in the chemical enterprise

Invited talk for presentation at the American Chemical Society Spring National Meeting in San Francisco, CA April 2-6, 2017. Learn more about the conference here.


PAPER TITLE: Leveraging social media for effective content marketing for corporate and non-profit entities in the chemical enterprise










DIVISION: Division of Small Chemical Businesses
SESSION: Chemists and Writing for Fun and Profit: Write Your Own Career
SESSION TIME: 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM

PRESENTATION FORMAT: Oral
DAY and TIME OF PRESENTATION: Tuesday, April, 04, 2017 from 10:50 AM - 11:20 AM
ROOM and LOCATION: Nikko Ballroom I - Hotel Nikko San Francisco Leveraging social media for effective content marketing for corporate and non-profit entities in the chemical enterprise
As a marketing and public relations professional for a small analytical instrumentation manufacturer, written skills are an asset. Typical tasks include writing instruction manuals, brochures, advertising copy, blog posts, newsletters, emails and social media updates…

Screening and on-site identification of accelerants for arson investigations

ACS National Meeting Information available here: www.acs.org/meetings


DIVISION: Division of Analytical Chemistry
SESSION: Advances in Separations
SESSION TIME: 8:00 AM - 11:40 AM

PRESENTATION FORMAT: Oral
DAY & TIME OF PRESENTATION: Sunday, April, 02, 2017 from 10:35 AM - 10:55 AM
ROOM & LOCATION: Franciscan D - Hilton San Francisco Union Square 

TITLE: Screening and on-site identification of accelerants for arson investigationsAUTHORS (FIRST NAME, LAST NAME): Jennifer L. Maclachlan1, John N. Driscoll2INSTITUTIONS (ALL): 1. PID Analyzers, LLC, Centerville, MA, United States.
2. PID Analyzers, LLC, Sandwich, MA, United States. 
ABSTRACT BODY: 
Abstract: 
The photoionization detector (PID) consists of a short wavelength lamp adjacent to an ionization chamber. The UV lamp will ionize hydrocarbons that could be encountered at an arson site and have ionization potentials (IP) greater than 10.6 eV. The major components in air have high IPs and are not ionized by the UV lamp. The PID is very se…

Personal brand development and social networking strategies for professional chemists

This invited presentation has been scheduled for the technical program of the 253rd ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, California, on Wednesday April 5, 2017 in the afternoon session on the ACS Division of Professional Relations program track. 

DIVISION: Division of Professional Relations
SESSION: Looking Beyond Your Current Boundaries: What's the Next Step?
SESSION TIME: 1:30 PM - 4:20 PM

PRESENTATION FORMAT: Oral
DAY & TIME OF PRESENTATION: Wednesday, April, 05, 2017 from 2:35 PM - 3:05 PM
ROOM & LOCATION: Monterey I - Hotel Nikko San Francisco



TITLE: Personal brand development and social networking strategies for professional chemists AUTHORS (FIRST NAME, LAST NAME): Jennifer L. Maclachlan1INSTITUTIONS (ALL): 1. PID Analyzers, LLC, Sandwich, MA, United States. ABSTRACT BODY: 
Abstract: 
This presentation will illustrate how to develop your personal brand as a chemist and to craft a social media strategy for effective integration of social media networking and traditional net…