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ACS Announces the 2011 Schedule for Short Courses

 

 

 

 

 

The 2011 Schedule is out – find out which courses are being offered in what cities by visiting www.ProEd.acs.org/2011.

 

The ACS Office of Professional Education has dramatically revamped its website and registration system so you can find the courses you’re looking for in no time.  Bookmark this link today: http://www.ProEd.acs.org.  You can now search short courses, webcast courses and on-demand courses by topic area, date, or location and even browse the full instructor list.

 

ACS is continuously investing in new course development, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for or have questions about a course, just drop ACS a line at shortcourses@acs.org and they'll do their best to serve your technical training needs.

 

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ACS Announces the 2011 Schedule for Webcast Courses

 

The 2011 Schedule is out – and ACS has added more courses to the On Demand catalogue as well as more dates for the Webcast courses to fit your schedule. Please visit the website for the full listing of courses and dates.

 

ACS Office of Professional Education has dramatically revamped its website and registration system so you can find the courses you’re looking for in no time.  Bookmark this link today: http://www.ProEd.acs.org.  You can now search the short courses, webcast courses and on-demand courses by topic area, date, or location and even browse the full instructor list.

 

ACS is continuously investing in new course development, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for or have questions about a course, just drop ACS a line at shortcourses@acs.org and they'll do their best to serve your technical training needs.

 

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Gain A Competitive Edge with Short Courses From the ACS

 

ACS Short Courses are coming to a city near you this Winter/Spring

There is something for every scientist at ACS Short Courses – and in 2011 they are going to be held in a city near you. Registration is open for Short Courses in:

 

Visit www.ProEd.acs.org to see other course locations throughout the year and to register.

 

ACS is continuously investing in new course development, so if you don’t see what you’re looking for, just drop them a line at shortcourses@acs.org and they'll do their best to serve your technical training needs.

 

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American Chemical Society Webinars (ACS Webinars™)

 

 

American Chemical Society Webinars (ACS Webinars™) is a weekly online event serving to connect ACS members and scientific professionals with subject matter experts and global thought leaders in chemical sciences, management, and business on relevant professional issues. Each webinar is 60 minutes in length, comprising of a short presentation followed by Q&A with the speaker. The live webinars are held on Thursdays from 2-3pm EDT and recordings of past webinars are available online at www.acswebinars.org/archives. View and register for upcoming events at www.acswebinars.org/events or email acswebinars@acs.org.

 

ACS Webinar Events in December:

 

Title: Kitchen Chemistry; Combining Chemistry and Culinary Delights for the Holidays

 

Date/Time: Thursday December 9, 2010 at 2pm ET

 

Register at ACSWebinars.org

 

Guest Speakers:

 

Shirley Corriher, author of CookWise and BakeWise

Peter Barham, author of The Science of Cooking

 

Description: Like that old tree in your attic, do your holiday meals need a little sprucing? ‘Tis the season for chemistry and ACS Webinars is whipping up an extra helping of holiday cheer! Join special guests, Shirley Corriher, author of CookWise and BakeWise, and Peter Barham, author of The Science of Cooking, to learn chemistry tips that can transform your kitchen into a workshop of culinary delights! It’s all about the chemistry in your kitchen this holiday season!

 

Title: Chemicals & the Economy Year End Updates, Impact and Outlook for Executives and Scientists

 

Date/Time: Webinar Thursday December 16, 2010 at 2pm

 

Register at ACSWebinars.org

 

Guest Speakers:

 

Paul Hodges, Chairman of International eChem and author of the well-regarded ICIS ‘Chemicals and the Economy’ blog.

Description: Learn how understanding the economy and chemical industry trends can help you better plan for your career and business! A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Paul Hodges, Chairman of International eChem, and author of the well-regarded ICIS ‘Chemicals and the Economy’ blog.  This event will be moderated by William Carroll, with Occidental Chemical Corporation.

 

 

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Countdown to International Year of Chemistry (IYC) 2011…..

 

IYC 2011 is just around the corner!


Do you need ideas and resources to assist you in planning your IYC-2011 activities?  ACS is happy to announce the launch of their new and improved IYC website where you will find valuable resources such as IYC planning toolkits and other helpful information.  Visit the website to find additional materials and to learn more about how ACS is preparing for IYC-2011.

 

This month, ACS is highlighting templates for IYC-2011 Proclamations. These easily modified templates for proclamations are a great way to bring attention to IYC-2011 in your region, state, county, and/or municipality. Download templates here!

 

Don’t forget to subscribe to the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) Bulletin

 

Sign-up to receive the monthly IYC Bulletin intended for those individuals involved in grassroots promotion, planning and execution of IYC programs, events and initiatives.

 

Organize a Networking Breakfast to Bring Together Women in Chemistry
Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time is an IYC activity designed to bring chemistry women together worldwide for a breakfast meeting on January 18, 2011. The event precedes the official launch of IYC 2011 in Paris with the aim of celebrating the role of Marie Curie in chemistry.

 

The breakfast meetings will be linked together based on similarity of time zones. On the day of the networking breakfast, regional or international connections can be made using Skype or other VOIP/conferencing methods, SMS text messaging, or Twitter.

Start thinking about how this event might work in your community and get in touch by email to share what you have in mind. Alternatively, consider registering your event on the global IYC website. To date, colleagues in over 20 countries worldwide have expressed interest in this networking event.

 

 

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What’s the Smartest way to connect with ACS members?  The ACS Network, of course!

Now that the ACS Network has over 170,000 members with thousands more joining every month and lots of new ways to collaborate, now is the perfect time to discover what’s in it for you!  Whether you’re looking for career advice, a colleague, a business opportunity or the latest research, you’ll find this and more in the ACS Network.  It’s the smartest place to meet and interact with other smart scientists worldwide!

Get started today in four simple steps and start taking advantage of all the smart ways to advance your career, promote yourself and build your network!

1.  Log on to www.acs.org/network and enter your ACS ID.  If don’t have an ACS ID, click the register link and follow the instructions to create one.

2.  Create your profile and tell the world about yourself, so people can find you.

3.  Search for people you know or want to know and ask them to join your network.

4.  Explore a variety of discussions, forums, blogs and groups and start your own!

 

There is something for everyone. So, use the ACS Network to plan activities, organize projects, share interests and get connected to the largest scientific community online!  It’s the smart thing to do.  www.acs.org/network