Past Events 2011

Take a look at speakers and agendas from events in 2011.

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Past Events 2011

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

University of California, Davis

Rice University

Argonne National Lab

Boston at Harvard and MIT

China at Shandong University (Jinan, China)

China at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing, China)

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

February 17-18, 2011

Modules:

  • Basics/Ethics in Scholarly Publishing*
  • ACS Online Luncheon: Making the web work for you*
  • Resume Writing 101: Tips from ACS Career Consultant Dr. George O’Neill*
  • Data Management: How to tackle the NSF Guidelines*
  • Women in Academia Breakfast: Finding that Work Life Balance*
  • Alternative Careers in Chemistry: There’s more to life than tenure-track!*

Speakers:

Royce W. Murray, Editor-in-Chief, Analytical Chemistry

Cedric Pearce, Founder and CEO, Mycosynthetix

Darla Henderson, Assistant Director, Editorial Development, ACS Publications

Marcey Waters, Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, UNC Chapel Hill Chemistry Department

Katherine J. Franz, Associate Professor, Chemistry Department, Duke University

Nita Eskew, Associate Professor of Chemistry, Salem College

Haiyan Gao, Professor, Physics Department, Duke University

Jean Cook, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics (joint in Pharmacology), UNC at Chapel Hill

George O’Neill, ACS Career Consultant

Nicholas Oberlies, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UNC Greensboro

Joe Z. Sostaric, Senior Program Manager, Office of Graduate Education, ACS

Cristian Dumitrescu, SciFinder® Product Manager

Myriam Medina-Vera, Branch Chief of the Methods Development and Applications Branch at the EPA in Research Triangle Park

Rebecca Vargha, Head Librarian SILS, UNC Chapel Hill

Will Cross, University Library Copyright Specialist, UNC Chapel Hill

*These modules are no longer offered or have been repurposed in other presentations.


University of California, Davis

March 7, 2011

Modules:

  • Journal of the Future: Breakfast and Discussion
  • Basics/Ethics in Scholarly Publishing
  • ACS Online Luncheon
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a Ph.D.?

Speakers

Claude Meares, Editor-in-Chief, Biochemistry

James Seiber, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry

Sarah Tegen, Director Editorial Office Operations, ACS Publications

Kevin Sea, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Los Angeles Valentine Group

Cory Craig, Librarian, UC Davis

Hasan Tahir, Director of Chemistry, Monogram Biosciences

Ravi Upsani, Founder & Principle, SMIP Consulting

Susan Ebeler, Professor & Chemist, Department of Viticulture and Enology

 


Rice University

April 15, 2011

Modules

  • CAS SciFinder® Solutions Session
  • Journal of the Future Discussion*
  • ACS Online Presentation*
  • Basics and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing*
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD?

Speakers

Gustavo E. Scuseria, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation

John A. Gladysz, Editor-in-Chief, Organometallics

Sonja Krane, Managing Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society

John K. Borchardt, ACS Career Consultant

Roxie Allen, Chemistry Teacher

Alveda Williams, Global R&D Strategic University Leader, The Dow Chemical Company

Peter Blasi, Applications Specialist, CAS

*These modules are no longer offered or have been repurposed in other presentations.


Argonne National Lab

July 28, 2011

Modules

  • Life Beyond the Lab: Finding the Work/Life Balance*
  • ACS Online: How to Make the Web Work for You*
  • Focus Group
  • Resume Review 101*
  • Basics and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing*

Speakers:

Yvette Woell, Research Library Manager, Argonne National Laboratory

Sara Rouhi, Manager Library Relations, ACS Publications

Joseph T. Hupp, Associate Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society

Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier, Associate Editor, Inorganic Chemistry

David Harwell, Assistant Director, ACS Careers

Jennifer M. Sexton, Account Consultant, CAS

Margaret Goldberg, Group Leader, Nuclear Forensics and Nano-Engineering, Argonne National Lab

Lynn Trahey, Researcher, Argonne National Lab

Kawtar Hafidi, Physicist, Argonne National Lab

Felix Rivas, Assistant Professor, Chicago State University

*These modules are no longer offered or have been repurposed in other presentations.


Boston at Harvard and MIT

September 29-30, 2011

Modules

  • Resume Writing 101*
  • ACS Online: Making SciFinder®, ACS Web Editions, and the ACS Network work for you*
  • Graduate Student/Post-Doc Focus Group
  • Librarian Focus Group and Lunch
  • Journal of the Future Discussion*
  • Basics of Peer Review and Scholarly Publishing Ethics: From ACS Editors Themselves*
  • Resume Review 101*
  • Careers in Chemistry: What can I do with a PhD?
  • Basics and Ethics in Scholarly Publishing*

Speakers

Paula T. Hammond, Associate Editor, ACS Nano

Stephen J. Lippard, Associate Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society

William S. Hancock, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Proteome Research

Karen N. Allen, Associate Editor, Biochemistry

Kathleen O’Connell, PhD Director of Electronic Materials Exploratory Research, The Dow Chemical Company

Madeleine Jacobs, Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, ACS

Christine P. Bellon, Vice President, Intellectual Property & Legal Affairs Hydra Biosciences

Lisa M. Balbes, Founder Balbes Consultants, LLC ACS Career Consultant

Kristen L. Cacciatore, Chemistry Teacher, East Boston High School

David Harwell, Assistant Director, ACS Careers

Heather L. Tierney, Managing Editor, ACS Nano & Nano Letters, ACS Publications

Amy Christuk, Account Manager, CAS

Sara Rouhi, Manager Library Relations, ACS Publications

*These modules are no longer offered or have been repurposed in other presentations.


China at Shandong University
Jinan, China

October 12, 2011

Modules

  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know

Speakers

Kirk S. Schanze, PhD Editor-in-Chief, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Professor of Chemistry, Chairman, Organic Chemistry Division

Françoise M. Winnik, Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal Executive editor, Langmuir Principle Investigator, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics National (MANA) Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Norah Xiao, Assistant University Librarian (Assistant Professor academic rank), University of Southern California

Kang En-Tang, Associate Editor, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

David G. Whitten, Professor, Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Associate Director, Center for Biomedical Engineering University of New Mexico Editor-in-Chief, Langmuir

 


China at the Chinese Academy of Sciences
Beijing, China

October 18, 2011

Modules

  • Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves
  • Copyright Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What you need to know

Speakers

Kirk S. Schanze, PhD Editor-in-Chief, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, Professor of Chemistry, Chairman, Organic Chemistry Division

Françoise M. Winnik, Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Department of Chemistry, University of Montreal Executive editor, Langmuir Principle Investigator, International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics National (MANA) Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Norah Xiao, Assistant University Librarian (Assistant Professor academic rank), University of Southern California

Kang En-Tang, Associate Editor, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces

David G. Whitten, Professor, Department of Chemical and Nuclear Engineering Associate Director, Center for Biomedical Engineering University of New Mexico Editor-in-Chief, Langmuir