1-Executive Committee Meeting
Our next meeting for the local section of ACS will be August 1, 2017
2- Local Section Input to National Meeting in Washington, DC August 20-24
Please send your input by August 10.
3- 2017 Rochester Section ACS Local Elections
Nominations due by September 8, 2017. Positions are listed below
4- 2017 Nominations for Local Section Volunteer Award
Due by September 10, 2017
5- 2017 Chemistry In Emerging Technologies Lectures
Save the dates! Details for 2 Fall lectures (Oct. 2 and Nov.13) are posted below.
6- Save the date-- Our Annual Recognition Dinner will be in October.
The Northeast Regional Meeting
of the American Chemical Society
We invite you to be part of the planning for this prestigious meeting that will take place in the fall of 2020. Planning will begin by year-end 2017, and this would be a great chance for those interested in science and chemistry to help in the planning for this event.
If you have talents that you'd like to use and share, we are looking for people to help in such areas as:
ADMINISTRATION – SECRETARY
PROGRAMMING & PRESENTATIONS (BOTH ORAL AND POSTER)
Please send your contact information below to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
NAME (please print): __________________________________________________
EMAIL ADDRESS: _____________________________________________________
The following offices need to be filled in this fall’s Local Section election:
SECRETARY (2-year term)
TREASURER (2-year term)
COUNCILOR (3-year term) **
ALTERNATE COUNCILOR (3-year term) ***
THREE MEMBERS-AT-LARGE (2-year terms)
We are looking for people willing to serve on the Nominations and Elections Committee as well as for candidates for the offices listed above. Please refer to the Section Handbook on our website for a listing a listing of duties for each office
If you would like to serve on the Nominations and Elections Committee, please contact Richard Cobb by Monday, July 3rd.
If you are interested in holding an office within the Section or would like more information on what is involved, please contact Richard Cobb at the email address below. We are always happy to take a self-nominations!
If you would like to nominate someone for one of these offices, we do ask that you check with that person first regarding their willingness to run.
NOMINATIONS CAN BE SENT TO RICHARD COBB AT:
** This Councilor seat is our “academic” seat.
*** This Alternate Councilor seat is our “industry” seat.
Purpose: To recognize significant volunteer efforts of individuals who have served the Rochester Local Section of the American Chemical Society, contributing significantly to the goals and objectives of the Society through their Local Activities.
Rules of Eligibility: A nominee must be:
Selection of Recipient: Nominations will be solicited from individuals of the Rochester Local Section. The awards committee will select the recipient. The award will be presented this fall at the Rochester Section’s Recognition Dinner. The awards committee can nominate the winner to the Northeast Region of the American Chemical Society for their annual Regional Award for Volunteer Service (pending acceptance by the award winner and that qualifications for the Regional Award are met).
Nature of Award: The award consists of a plaque to be presented at the Rochester Local Section’s fall Recognition Dinner, acknowledging the contributions of Society volunteers at the Local level. Dinner will be offered free of charge to the winner and a guest.
The following documents are available for more information and to nominate an individual.
The deadline for this year’s award is September 10, 2017
April 29, 2017, 8:30am – 1:00
The 62th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium sponsored by the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society was held at Nazareth College 4245 East Avenue Rochester, NY in Peckham Hall on Saturday, April 29, 2017.
Keynote Address: Dr. Lea Michel
School of Chemistry and Materials Science
Rochester Institute of Technology
Ryan T. Davison
Please visit: http://www.rochester.sites.acs.org/50yearbiographies.htm
Nazareth College - Peckham Hall, Room 10-12
4245 East Avenue, Pittsford, NY
Chemistry, the “Central Science”, has played a critical role in the economic
development of Rochester. The long history of successful development of innovative technologies continues today, both at established companies and universities as well as at many area start-ups. This lecture series will highlight emerging technologies with significant chemical components that are being developed in the Rochester area. The lectures in the 2017 program will discuss the basic science and the target products of three technologies in the medical therapeutic and diagnostic areas and OLED-based energy efficient lighting. These free lectures are open to the general public - including students looking for insight into future career opportunities.
7:00 pm: Lectures
8:15 – 9:30 p.m.: Reception – Peckham Hall Lobby
|Monday March 27, 2017|
Mending Broken Bones: Opportunities and Challenges with
Prof. Hani Awad, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at University of Rochester www.urmc.rochester.edu/labs/awad-lab
INT’s Palladium™ Technology for Rapid Disease identification
Dr. D. Michael Connolly - President & CEO
White Organic Light- Emitting Diodes (OLEDs): Materials, Device, Architectures and Applications
Dr. Marina Kondakova - Director of Device Formulation
Our annual meeting was held on Thursday, February 9, 2017 (5:30-8:30 PM) at Pomodoro Grill and Wine Bar. This event was well attended (47) with members, non-menbers and students who wanted to hear our presentation.
Dr. Pence's presentation was very informative and led to a very lively discussion during the questioning time.
Dr. Laura Pence
Pictures of this event will be posted shortly.