2006 Section Meetings & Events
February 21, 2006:
Presentation on Biodiesel and tour of the Bently Biodiesel Production Company. Location: Bently Biofuels Company, 1711 Orbit Way (Building 1), Minden, 5:30 pm.
March 17, 2006:
Regional Science Fair. Location: Lawlor Events Center, UNR. Time: 5 pm.
April 24, 2006:
ACS tour speaker Prof. Eugene Stevens, SUNY Binghamton. Topic: "Green Plastics." Location: Famous Murphys Restaurant, 3127 S. Virginia St., Reno, 6:00 pm.
May 24, 2006:
Annual High School Chemistry Award ceremony. Featured speaker: Dr. Wendy Calvin, UNR. Topic: "The Mars Exploration Rover Mission: One Mars Year and More on the Surface." Location: Schulich Lecture Hall, Room 2, UNR campus, 5:30 pm.
June 25-28, 2006:
ACS Northwest Regional Meeting (NORM).
September 18, 2006:
ACS tour speaker William Zoller, University of Washington. Topic: "Chemical outreach program: Getting young people interested in science." Location: Yen Ching Chinese Restaurant, 565 W. Moana Ln., Reno, 6:00 pm.
October 16, 2006:
ACS tour speaker Stanley Manahan, University of Missouri - Columbia. Topic: "The greening of environmental chemistry." Location: Silver Peak Brewery Restaurant, 124 Wonder St., Reno, 6:00 pm. Please note that we are looking for nominations for Secretary/Treasurer and Councilor positions for 2007. See the newsletter for details.
November 13, 2006:
ACS tour speaker Attila Pavlath - U.S. Dept. of Agriculture. Topic: "Alternate energy sources: From the sun to the depths of the earth." Location: Atlantis Resort - Rosso Room, 3800 S. Virginia St., Reno, 6:30 pm. Please note that nominations are still open for Secretary/Treasurer and Councilor positions for 2007. See the newsletter for details.
December 15, 2006:
Annual Wine Tasting - featuring Spanish Wines. Speaker: Charles Rose, UNR Chemistry. Location: Journalism Reading Room, UNR, 6:30 pm. Please consult email for information about the section officer balloting for Secretary/Treasurer and Councilor positions for 2007. See the newsletter for details.