International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Networking Breakfast - Richland, WA USA

Activity by Janet Bryant   |   added on Dec 20, 2010   |   United States Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): ACS Richland Section, Women Chemists Committee, PNNL, EMSL, Women in Nuclear

The Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time event in Richland, WA USA will be held at the Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory (EMSL) auditorium starting at 8:00 am PST on January 18th. During the event there will be short presentations about IYC, importance of STEM mentors, and the rich radio chemistry in this region.

The Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time event in Richland, WA USA will be held at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory's (PNNL) Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL) auditorium on January 18th.  A light breakfast will begin at 8:00 am PST.

Hosted by the American Chemical Society (ACS) Richland Section, PNNL EMSL, PNNL Science & Engineering Education, and Women in Nuclear, the event will include short presentations about the International Year of Chemistry; the importance of women mentors in promotion of STEM fields and education; the rich nuclear and radio chemistry in our Region and at PNNL; and details about the exciting new radio chemistry instrumentation at EMSL's worldwide user facility. 

We will also link up with other events  - notably events and with colleagues in Hawaii - and encourage organizers of other breakfast functions to contact us at 10am PST (GMT -8) so we can facilitate "connections" for the global handshake.  1-877-336-1839 for all USA connections (For Passcode or International Connection arrangements, please contact )

The event will be both live webcast, and videotaped for future viewing.  Live weblink may be accessed at:  Please link to our event!

If you have questions about this specific event and/or want to participate, please contact Janet Bryant at .

If your would like to set up your own local international Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time breakfast event, and link it to this activitiy, please contact Professor Mary Garson at .

Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: students, women chemists, research scientists, post graduate students
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