RACI Centenary Congress

Jul 28 - Jul 28, 2017

"The topics covered would be of interest to any level of graduate student (and also post-docs)."

Jennifer Drewes, Graduate Student
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Melbourne, Australia

Jul 28 - Jul 28, 2017

Location:

RACI Centenary Congress

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

Melbourne , VIC 3006

Australia

For the first time, ACS on Campus is coming to Australia! On Friday, July 28, join us at the RACI National Centenary Conference in Room 204 in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for professional development sessions on how to get published, maximize your research, communicate your science, and use social media like a master. The sessions are FREE and coffee and sweets will be provided. At each session, attendees will have the chance to win a $50 gift card and get some ACS swag.

Speakers

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Agenda

Friday, July 28

ACS On Campus/A2CS Workshop

On Friday, July 28, join us at the RACI National Centenary Conference in Room 204 in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for professional development sessions on getting publishing, advancing your research with SciFinder, and communicating your science like a pro. The sessions are FREE and coffee and sweets will be provided. At each session, attendees will have the chance to win a $50 gift card and get some ACS swag.

10:00-11:00         10 Tips on How to Get Published with the ACS Editors

Learn essential tips for getting your research published with Prof. Dongyuan Zhao, Senior Editor of ACS Central Science; Andrew Holmes, Associate Editor of Organic Letters;  and more. You’ll learn how to prepare a strong manuscript, choose the best journal for your research, and prepare a cover letter that will get the attention of the editors.

11:00-11:30         Advance Your Career with SciFinder

Attend a 20 minute live-demo on SciFinder. Do you think you’ve mastered SciFinder? You might be surprised. We’ll show you tips and tricks to advance your research and we’ll showcase tools that will even help you advance your career. Come with questions and be prepared for a lively discussion with our account expert, Andrew McKay – Regional Marketing Manager, Australia and New Zealand.

11:30-12:00         Write it, Speak it: Effective Communications, How to Talk and Write About Your Research       

Being an effective communicator is essential for getting your research out there. In this session, we’ll explore types of communicators, when it’s important to talk technical or non-technical, and tips for speaking and writing about your science. Come prepared to share your research during the interactive elevator pitch exercise. You’ll leave feeling confident about communicating your science – we guarantee it!

12:00-12:30        #SocialMediaMaster: Using Social Media to Advance Your Science Career

Have you ever taken the time to consider your social media footprint? In this session, we look at popular platforms Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn and how you can manage your personal brand and use these platforms to connect with companies and potential employees. The stakes are high and the possibilities endless when you're a #SocialMediaMaster.

 

Resources

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