In association with the ACS Committee on International Activities, the Office of International Activities (OIA) is the indispensable resource that advises and helps the American Chemical Society, the chemistry community, and individual chemists to advance globally.
Applications for a 2016 ACS Global Innovation Imperative (Gii) project will be open until May 15, 2016. The ACS Gii program remains a unique and useful opportunity for the ACS to bring U.S. based scientists together with chemists and allied scientists from a high need area to solve a local problem or to discuss best practices. For more information and to apply-- click here!
The ACS Office of International Activities is proud to announce the launch of the ACS United Arab Emirates chapter! The UAE Chapter was launched during the Inaugural Middle Eastern Materials Science Conference at New York University Abu Dabai, and attracted the finest local minds in the field. To read more about the UAE Chapter launch and ACS UAE's goals for the future, check out the official press release here.
To effectively contribute to the global chemistry community and to engage our international members, it is important for ACS to build and sustain global relationships. HN Cheng, former Chair of the ACS International Activities Committee, recently wrote a C&EN article about it. Read "Building Global Relationships" here.
ACS has developed and refined its Spanish-language and Spanish-speaker-serving products and activities for chemical scientists, engineers, educators, and students. Ingrid Montes, ACS Director-At-Large, recently wrote a C&EN article about it. Read "The American Chemical Society And Its Spanish Resources" here.
ACS executive director and CEO, Tom Connelly, was interviewed by Rudy Baum in C&EN. During the interview, Tom Connelly noted the importance of globalizing the reach of ACS. Read "Tom Connelly's Perspective on ACS" here.
International Division White Paper
In order to explore how best to facilitate interaction with international chemists, a working group was established between two governance committees: DAC (Divisional Activities Committee) as a representative to and liaison with the Technical Divisions, which are the home to the thought leaders in the various chemical disciplines; and IAC (International Activities Committees) as the representative for international members, which has the logistical and cultural expertise to facilitate interaction. The working group produced a White Paper that details the benefits, best practices and recommendations for international engagement. For more information or to get involved, please contact the OIA at email@example.com
Chemical & Engineering News en Español!
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Chemical & Engineering News in Spanish!
C&EN offers Spanish translations of their most popular items