International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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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

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

Seven Highly Effective Marketing Techniques for Chemical Consultants Tanya Fogg   |   added on Jul 12, 2011    |    United States Chemical Consulting is no easy business, but the personal and professional rewards that accompany successful and well‐received consulting are worth the effort it takes to succeed in the industry. Join Dr. Marc Halpern, founder and president of PTC Organics, as he takes us on a tour of the ins and outs of successful chemical
Topic: consulting, chemical consulting, professional development, marketing Audience: mid-career, consultants, professional chemists, business, small business, entrepreneurs

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

Fostering Innovation Tanya Fogg   |   added on May 10, 2011    |    United States Are you challenged to come up with new ideas and solutions? Do you want to tap into that inner voice? Join our speaker as she shares a proven process to generate ideas and stimulate innovative thinking.
Topic: acs webinar, acs webinars, innovation, small business, entrepreneur, professional development Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers, secondary school students, tertiary education, high schools, school children, secondary schools, graduate students, secondary schools students