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September 2020

ACS Webinar: Finding Your Voice

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Given today's social and political climate, it is imperative to equip leaders and teams with skills to communicate and collaborate across differences. Join Desiree S. Coleman for this webinar, free for ACS Members. Desiree is a diversity and inclusion leader at a Fortune 50 company, as she shares how to champion diversity and inclusion through reflective exercises, group conversations, and examining real world examples. This ACS Webinar is co-produced with ACS Department of Diversity Programs and ACS Diversity, Inclusion &…

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ACS Webinars: Greener Alternatives in the Oil and Gas Industry

September 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Today, the oil and gas industry meets almost half of the U.S.’s energy in a reliable and efficient manner. Increased public awareness and perception of the oilfield chemistry processes have led to concerns about water and chemical usage. How can the industry deliver the energy needs to our society while minimizing environmental impact? Join leaders of the ACS GCI Oilfield Chemistry Roundtable, Dave Horton of CES Energy Solutions and Brian Price of Rockwater Energy Solutions, during this free interactive webinar…

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ENY ACS September Meeting

September 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Our speaker for the September meeting of the Eastern NY Section of the ACS will be Dr. Robert Linhardt, the Ann and John H. Broadbent, Jr. ’59 Senior Constellation Professor of Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering, Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He will be presenting his recent work on the characterization of glycosaminoglycan and coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) spike glycoprotein binding interactions. This month's section meeting will be held on September 16th starting at 6 PM. The meeting will be…

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ACS Webinars: Beyond Organic Solvents

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Organic solvents are integral to the way we do chemistry today, but they are also hazardous, and many are derived from non-renewable petroleum. Adapting reactions, workups, and isolations to aqueous conditions is a promising strategy for reducing our reliance on organic solvents. Join 2020 Peter J. Dunn Award winner Dan Bailey of Takeda Pharmaceuticals as he discusses a process to manufacture an investigational drug substance almost entirely in water, including multiple controlled isolations from aqueous media. During this free interactive…

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YCC Kickoff Event

September 22 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Younger Chemists' Committee of Eastern New York for their kickoff event! Hosted on Tuesday, September 22nd 6:30-7:30 pm ET via Zoom. Attend for a chance to win a $25 Amazon gift card! Hear from members of the Younger Chemists' Committee (YCC) of Eastern New York about their chemistry experiences and what it is like being a part of the YCC. We will be playing games, speaking about our upcoming events, and raffling off two Amazon gift cards! Hope…

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El Papel de la Electroquimica Para Construir un Futuro Descarbonizado

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ponente: Maria Escudero Escribano, Universidad de Copenhague Moderadora: Ingrid Montes, Universidad de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Río y American Chemical Society ¿Puede la electroquímica desempeñar un papel clave para la transición energética hacia un futuro sostenible? Durante el webinar gratuito la Dra. María Escudero Escribano de la Universidad de Copenhague, discutirá sobre la importancia de los procesos de conversión y almacenamiento de energía renovable y la electrosíntesis de combustibles verdes, materiales y compuestos químicos sostenibles para descarbonizar el transporte, el…

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ACS Webinar: What Science is Telling us About Kratom

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Christopher McCurdy of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Florida during this free interactive broadcast as he discusses the possible therapeutic benefits of Kratom (mitragyna speciosa) as well as the negative consequences of utilizing this tropical tree. This ACS Webinar is moderated by Amy Newman of the National Institutes of Health and co-produced by the ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and ACS Publications. This webinar requests your ACS logion ID

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Networking 101: Perfect Your Elevator Speech

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This two hour networking workshop with Dr. Bill Tolman will give you an opportunity to perfect and then practice your "pitch" to prospective employers. Scan the code above to register.

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A Day in the Life of a Cosmetic Chemist

September 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Eastern United States Younger Chemists Committee Partnership is proud to present the next "Day in the Life" presentation: A Day in the Life of a Cosmetic Chemist, featuring Ms. Sanchez, a Hair Color Research Chemist at J. H. Lowenstein and Sons. Ms. Sanchez currently holds the position of Hair Color Research Chemist at family-owned company Joseph. H. Lowenstein & Sons (JHL) in Brooklyn. She formulates hair color products for both domestic and international markets. To her delight, her work…

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ACS Webinar: Planning Your Financial Future in the Time of COVID

September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

According to Google Trends, Americans are researching “creating a will” more than ever before. And those who already have a will or estate plan are realizing that they cannot treat it like a printed document that just sits on a shelf. It needs to be regularly reviewed and updated. Join Certified Financial Planner Steve Mohyla, Regional Vice President of Woodbury Financial Services, as he reveals free tips and tools to help you create a will or expand the impact of…

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