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    Activities of Interest at the 2014 Fall ACS National Meeting in San Francisco

    Barbara Belmont

      Sunday, August  10:

      Undergraduate Workshop: ACS Diversity Panel: Defining Diversity & Supporting Students
      12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

      Esplanade Ballroom 305, Moscone Center, South Bldg

      Organized by: Society Committee on Education Undergraduate Programs Advisory Board

      Symposium: “Chemistry Plus Passions, Intersts: Careeers on the Road Less Traveled”

      1:30-5:20 PM

      During the Session on “Chemistry Plus Passions, Intersts: Careeers on the Road Less Traveled”, Chris Bannochie will present “One chemist's reflections on the alleys and paths that border the road less traveled”. 2:05-2:35 pm

      Location: Moscone Center, North Building, Room 132

      Organized by: ACS Division of Business Development and Management, co-sponsors: CHED, PROF, SOCED


      Diversity Reception
      5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

      Plaza B, Hilton San Francisco Union Square

      Monday, August 11:

      “Workplace Issues Facing the LGBT Chemistry Community”


      Includes  “LGBTQ in ACS and the workplace: Status report”, presented by Barbara Belmont, followed by a round-table discussion involving all session attendees.

      Location: Hilton San Francisco Union Square, Union Square 17/18

      Organized by: Gay and Transgender Chemists and Allies subdivision of the ACS Division of Professional Relations

      Tuesday, August 12:

      American Chemical Society Presidential LGBTQ+ Reception in San Francisco

      6:00 - 7:30 PM

      Marriott Union Square Hotel, 30th Floor Russian Hill Room
      ACS President Tom Barton will co-host, along with the ACS Division of Professional Relations and NOGLSTP, a reception for LGBTQ chemists and allies during the 248th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco.  A host bar and hors d'oeuvres will be served.  Please check the final online program for any last minute location changes or contact Dr. Chris Bannochie, 706-294-2994.