Secret Life of Food
October 22, 2014 6:00 PM, Location: First Amendment Lounge
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Experience the Secret Life of Food, Wednesday, October 22, 6:00 PM in the First Amendment Lounge at The National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045.
Featuring Susan Delbert, NPC’s Executive Chef and Shirley O. Corriher, James Beard Award-winning cookbook author, this spectacular event combines humor and cooking know-how with the simply explained science behind it.
Sample delicious appetizers specially prepared for this event along with a glass of wine, sangria or beer and learn the secrets of how they were prepared.
Secret Life of Food is open to the public with registration required. Admission is $15.00, discounted tickets for NPC members are available for $10.
ACS Entrepreneurial Summit 2014
Monday, October 13 – Tuesday, October 14 • Washington, D.C.
Exclusively for Chemical Enterprise
As a scientist and an entrepreneur, you know your ideas can change business, maybe change the world. Are you ready to launch? What’s your potential, and what are the obstacles in your path? Where can you learn from innovators and disruptors who have been there—and find industry leaders who are looking for what you can offer? How do you find funders and customers?
For chemical entrepreneurs, only one event gives so much information — the event is free to all, so register today — you must register to attend.
Flyer (PDF, 213Kb)
Symposium on the History, Chemistry and Art of Platinum and Palladium Photography
From the inception of photography there has been interplay of science with art. Imparting a chemical transformation by the action of light to create a lasting image was a lofty goal that now is both commonplace and oft forgotten. Yet, understanding both the chemistry behind a photographic process and the reasons photographers employed particular media provides insight into the history of these inherently chemical processes, guides the conservation of culturally important materials, and informs modern practicing photographers.
A symposium held in Washington, D.C., this fall (October 22-23) will delve into the history, chemistry and art of platinum and palladium photography. A detailed list of the talks is attached. Information regarding registration for the symposium and related tours (October 21 and 24) can be found at: http://www.conservation-us.org/platinum
Poster (PDF, 283 Kb)
ACS Webinars coming in June, broadcasted live, every Thursday from 2-3 PM EST unless otherwise noted.
For more information about our ACS Webinars™ program, see below.
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The American Chemistry Society established the National Historic Chemical Landmarks program in 1992 to enhance public appreciation for the contributions of the chemical sciences to modern life in the United States and to encourage a sense of pride in their practitioners. The program does this by recognizing seminal achievements in the chemical sciences, recording their histories, and providing information and resources about Landmark achievements.
ReSET is a non-profit organization that places volunteer scientists and engineers in Washington DC area elementary school classrooms to lead students in science and math experiments. Our goal is to show students that science and math learning is exciting and enjoyable, with the long term objective of buiiding America's science and engineering workforce of the future. We are in 25 schools in DC, Maryland and Virginia, and would like to reach more students by increasing our number of volunteers. We would welcome the opportunity to work ACS' Washington Local Section to make your D.C. area members aware of volunteer opportunities. The first part of the video on our homepage shows a chemist working in a classroom:
Thank you for considering this request.
John W. Meagher
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