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Upcoming Industry-related Webinars

Each month the ACS New York Section's Chemical Marketing & Economics Group holds a luncheon and presentation.  You can join in for the presentation through a LIVE webcast, free to all current ACS members.  More information is available at the NYSCME Group website including how to register.

Over the past few years, markets are seeing the decline of traditional carbonated soft drinks and the rise of flavored sparkling water.  February 4 is your opportunity to hear about the 12 billion dollar global flavor industry and gain insight into the fast-growing segments. 

Ken Gilbert

Ken Gilbert, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Voss of Norway ASA. He was the founder and President of RazorFocus. Ken has over 35 years experience with companies such as A&W Brands, G. Heileman Brewing, Cadbury Schweppes, and Mystic Beverages. Ken was CMO of the Snapple Beverage Group, President of UniWorld Advertising, and Senior Vice President of Della Femina McNamee Advertising.  Ken has managed well known brands in beverage, spirits, hospitality, television and automotive categories. 

Kay Murano

Kay Murano, PhD, Flavorist at International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF). She joined the company in 2005 and has contributed to a number of IFF patents. As part of the Global Flavor Research team in R&D, she focused on state-of-the-art flavoring. In 2013, she joined the Creative and Applications team. Dr. Murano holds a B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry from St. John's University and a Ph.D. in Food Science from Rutgers. She has served on the Board of the Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce since 2008.


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Upcoming Webinars

Chemistry of Hello: The Next Generation of Circuitry
Thursday, February 4, 2016 @ 2-3pm ET

Tobin Marks will focus on the challenging design requirements and new materials needed to create unconventional electronic circuitry.

Exploratory Chemistry Research in US Industry: Case Analysis of DuPont Central Research
Thursday, February 11, 2016 @ 2-3pm ET

Join Bill Nugent and Alexander H. Tullo to take a look at the underlying causes and future implications of the abrupt shutdown of DuPont’s venerable Central Research & Development department including its possible ramifications.


Is Your Etiquette Holding Back Your Career?
Thursday, February 18, 2016 @ 2-3pm ET

Patricia Simpson demonstrates that we expose our own weaknesses when we fail to use proper etiquette.

Chemistry of Hello: Lithium Ion Batteries
Thursday, March 10, 2016 @ 2-3pm ET

Dee Strand will join us to share how new materials and designs are providing an opportunity to increase the energy density of batteries.