Atlanta University Center

Atlanta, Georgia
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Event Information

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When

Monday, September 23, 2019

9:00-16:00

Where

Atlanta University Center
Robert W. Woodruff Library
Virginia Lacy Jones Exhibition Hall
111 James P. Brawley Drive SW
Atlanta, Georgia 30314

Who

Atlanta University Center

About

The American Chemical Society’s premier outreach program, ACS on Campus, is coming to Atlanta University Center on Monday, September 23rd. Join us for an exciting day of publishing talks, career tips, and the latest ACS Resources you can use to grow your career. Network with local professionals and peers and make lasting connections over breaks.

You’ll hear from Prof. Robert Dickson, Senior Editor, Journal of Physical Chemistry and many more!

The event is FREE and open to all students and researchers studying the sciences, not just chemistry! You do not have to be a student of Atlanta University Center Consortium to attend. To be included in breakfast we ask that you register before 12 PM EST on September 18. 

 

Agenda

8:30-9:00

Registration & Breakfast

9:00-9:15

Opening Remarks

9:15-10:00

Write it, Speak it: Effective Communications, How to Talk About Your Research

Prof. Robert Dickson, Senior Editor, Journal of Physical Chemistry

10:00-10:30

Using SciFinder to Land a Job

Edwin Robinson, Account Manager, CAS

10:30-11:00

Discover Your Career with ChemIDP

Gilmar Rosas, Marketing Program Manager, Global Events, American Chemical Society

11:00-11:15

Networking Break

11:15-11:30

Catalysts for Success: ACS Student Chapters

11:30-12:30

Beyond the Bench: Exploring Careers Outside of the Lab Coat

Dr. Fred Meadows, Senior Manager of Oil and Gas Research and Development at Kemira Chemicals North America

Jahari Soward, MBA, CIR, ACS Career Consultant

Alicia Byrd, MBA, Product Manager, Praxair

12:30-12:45

ACS Resources to Grow Your Future

12:45-1:00

Closing Remarks