Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS)

San Juan, PR
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Event Information

Details

When

Wednesday, Oct 19 - Saturday, Oct 22, 2022

Where

Room 209 A/B, unless otherwise noted
100 Convention Blvd
San Juan, 00907, Puerto Rico

Who

SERMACS

About

ACS on Campus is excited to be participating in the Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (SERMACS)! The meeting will be hosted by the ACS Puerto Rico Local Section from October 19-22 at the Puerto Rico Convention Center. Don’t miss out on our programming that will feature scholarly publishing tips, the latest ACS Resources, interview and career development insights, and a special session for librarians.

Check back soon for program updates!

For more information about the meeting, please visit the official SERMACS website: https://sermacs2022.org/

 

Agenda

8:30-11:30

Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values

Mary Engleman, ACS Career Consultant

John Engleman, ACS Career Consultant

1:30-15:30

Careers in Industrial Chemistry: Identifying Your Role in the Industrial Value Chain

Mary Engleman, ACS Career Consultant

John Engleman, ACS Career Consultant

9:30-9:45

Check In

9:45-21:55

Opening Remarks

9:55-10:45

10 Tips for Scholarly Publishing

Ben Garcia, Ph.D. Associate Editor, Analytical Chemistry

Jenny Y. Yang, Ph.D., Associate Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society

Carlos Toro, Ph.D., Senior Managing Editor, ACS Publications

10:45-11:00

Networking Break

11:00-11:45

Concurrent Sessions:

  • Leveraging Individual Development Plans (IDPs) to Supercharge Your Career
    • Leslie Reynoso, Program Specialist, ACS Education
  • Library Session: ACS Publications and CAS (in Room 202 B)
    • Franklin Moreno, Latin America Market & Business Development Manager, ACS Publications
    • Alfonso Gonzalez, Latin America Sales Manager, CAS
11:45-11:55

ACS Resources to Grow Your Future + Closing Remarks

15:45-16:55

Hangout with ACS on Campus at Sci-Mix

18:15-19:15

Ask Me Anything Live!

David MacMillan, Ph.D., James S. McDonnell Distinguished University, Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University

Erick M. Carreira, Ph.D., Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the American Chemical Society

Jenny Y. Yang, Ph.D., Associate Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society

Kathleen Canul, Ph.D., ACS Publications Ombudsperson