International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Career Highlights and Influence of Marie Curie on Women Scientists Trudy Lionel   |   added on Jul 29, 2011    |    United States Dr. Darleane Hoffman will touch on a few highlights of her career and then discuss some of Marie Sklodowska-Curie’s less well -known contributions. She will also comment on the celebration this year of the 100th anniversary of the Award of the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie as the sole recipient.
Topic: women chemists, nuclear chemistry, history of chemistry, networking, nobel prize in chemistry Audience: chemists, students, educators

Virtual Career Fair Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States What are the growth areas in chemistry? How will innovation in chemistry create jobs? Whether you are in industry or academe or just want to know what direction the chemical industry is heading, we've got you covered! Our keynote speaker, George Whitesides along with other experts will discuss employment outlook for chemists.
Topic: employment outlook, innovation, growth areas in chemistry, chemical industry, job growth, immigration, industrial jobs, academic jobs, acs, american chemical society Audience: students, chemists, scientists, general public, professors, educators, teachers, educational institutions, small business, entrepreneurs. recruiters

Small is Beautiful: Everyday Applications and Advances in Nanochemistry Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Advances in nanochemistry will continue to create applications that may someday impact global economics and stir debate about environmental and health concerns. Join Dr. Paul Weiss, editor of ACS Nano and Director of California NanoSystems Institute, as he takes us on a journey to discover the role of these tiny materials in
Topic: chemistry, nanotechnology, research Audience: nanochemists, chemists, scientists, professors, students, graduate students, education, teachers

The Science of Selling: Selling Science to Non‐Scientists Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States You have a great scientific idea ‐ but you are puzzled about how to sell it. Join our speakers Carol Nacy, CEO at Sequella, and Juliane Snowden, VP at Burns McClellan, as they provide you with valuable internal and external business perspectives and tips to successfully get others to ‘buy your science’.
Topic: small business, entrepreneurs, innovators, research and development, chemists, scientists, business Audience: small business, entrepreneurs, innovators, research and development

Small Business Innovation Research Funding Opportunities - Priority Areas for 2012 Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Free ACS Webinar for entrepreneurs/small businesses! ? Dr. Ali Andalibi with National Cancer Institute(NCI) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Development Center will discuss funding opportunities for small firms to apply cutting edge and high risk scientific and engineering research to pursue commercial opportunities
Topic: innovation, business, funding, research, commercial, industry Audience: small business, entrepreneurs, chemists, engineers, post docs