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2014 Program On-Line

New York Local Section Employment Opportunities

Job seekers, please check out our Employment Opportunities webpage.

Employers, are you looking to reach a highly qualified pool of job applicants in the New York area ? If so, please send your job announcement to us via Email.

Global Climate Change Symposium and Workshop

The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society is sponsoring a half-day symposium and workshop on Global Climate Change.
Saturday, November 1, 2014

Please register here

Call for Nominations
ACS Fellows Program

The New York Local Section is seeking nominations for the ACS Fellows Program which honors members for their achievements in and contributions to Science, the Profession, and the Society.
Please submit the nominee's name by email.
The deadline is November 15, 2014.

Calendar of Events

October 2014
30New York Local Section
Future of Drug Discovery – Challenges, Risks and Rewards
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31Hudson - Bergen Subsection
Inhalation Exposures to Nanoparticles during the Use of Nanotechnology enabled Consumer Products
Dr. Gedi Meinelis, Rutgers University
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November 2014
1New York Local Section
Global Climate Change Symposium and Workshop
Registration Website
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6Long Island Subsection
Surface Crystal Growth and Stabilization of Amorphous Pharmaceutical Solids
Daniele Musumeci, York College - CUNY
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11Nanotechnology Discussion Group
Nanotechnology Symposium
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14High School Teachers Topical Group
Engineering Shape: The Novel Geometries of Colloidal Self-Assembly
Stefano Sacanna, New York University
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17New York Local Section
Eastern Analytical Symposium
The Art and Science of Analysis
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18New York Local Section
Eastern Analytical Symposium
The Art and Science of Analysis
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19New York Local Section
Eastern Analytical Symposium
The Art and Science of Analysis
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19Westchester Chemical Society
Efficient Biomass Pretreatment Using Ionic Liquids Derived from Lignin and Hemicellulose
Aaron M. Socha, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry and Center for Sustainable Energy
Bronx Community College - CUNY

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19Westchester Chemical Society
Science Cafe
Statistical Insignificance
Arthur Nadas, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Environmental Medicine, NYU-Langone School of Medicine, Tuxedo, NY
21New York Local Section
Board of Directors Meeting
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22New York Local Section
Molecular Gastronomy for the Everyday Scientist
An outreach event for High School Studnets and ACS Student Members
Registration Website
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Mr. Met Celebrates National Chemistry Week !

Mr. Met at National Chemistry Week
Mr. Met

Mr. Met reading Celebrating Chemistry at the National Chemistry Week festivities at the New York Hall of Science.

Message from 2014 Chair
Pamela K. Kerrigan, Ph.D.

2014 Board Meeting Dates


Archive of Back Issues

Reminder - Please Pay Your New York Local Section Voluntary Dues!

When your ACS membership renewal notice arrives this time, please be sure to renew but also don't forget to check the box for payment of New York Local Section Dues. While Local Section dues are a voluntary contribution - they are not required to maintain Section membership - they are however, critically important to the well being of the New York Section.

Your $11.00 Voluntary Dues directly fund events and services, including the prestigious annual Nichols Medal Symposium, undergraduate research symposia, topical groups, subgroups, and other excellent programs. With your financial commitment, these important programs can continue to grow and benefit all our members.

Thank you - the New York Section really appreciates your help!

Employers Seeking Talented Employees

The Employment and Professional Relations Committee maintains a roster of candidates who are ACS members seeking a position in the New York metropolitan area. If you have job openings and would like qualified candidates to contact you, please send a brief job description and educational/experience background required to Hessy Taft. Candidates from our roster who meet the requirements you describe will be asked to contact you.

Do you like to talk?
Then we need to hear from you!

The New York Section of the ACS is looking to increase and update its Speakers Bureau database of interested local area speakers who are available for Section-wide seminars and symposia. If you have an area of research or interest that would provide an interesting talk appropriate for our Section members, and would like to be included in our Speakers Bureau, then please contact the New York Section Office (516-883-7510, Email) with the following information that will be posted on the Section's website: your name, affiliation, a title, and 5-6 words briefly summarizing your area of specialty. We look forward to hearing from you about topics that you wish to share with our other members!

NY Section ACS Speakers Bureau