Dear Local Section Leader,
As we prepare for the ACS Fall 2023 National Meeting in San Francisco, I want to make sure you are aware of two events where you can engage with other local sections and LSAC
Please plan to attend the ACS Local Section Showcase at Sci-Mix, located in Hall F, South Building of the Moscone Center, on Monday, August 14, from 8:00 to 10:00 pm PT. This event is the perfect opportunity for Local Sections from District VI to present their unique programming and demonstrate the value of being involved with ACS through local sections. In addition to District VI local sections, the Committee on Local Section Activities (LSAC) will participate in this event to promote our mission of providing opportunities, resources, and networks to partner with and serve our diverse member communities.
Additionally, I encourage you to attend the Committee on Community Activities (CCA) and the Committee on Local Section Activities (LSAC) Open Meeting. This hybrid meeting will take place at the Hilton Union Square, Continental Ballroom 7-9 and via Zoom, on Tuesday, August 15, 2023, from 2:00 to 3:30 pm PT. Don't miss this opportunity to hear updates from our committees and to contribute to the discussion.
Looking forward to seeing you in San Fran!
Chair, Local Section Activities Committee
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