FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Wed May 13 16:42:03 EDT 2009

Media invited to webinar on chemistry and entreprenuership and small/medium business

WASHINGTON, May 13, 2009 — News media covering the chemical sciences, small business and entrepreneurships are invited to join an American Chemical Society (ACS) Small & Medium Business Webinar Series on practical strategies for entrepreneurs and small chemical business on how to turn the down economy to their advantage.

Scheduled for 2 – 3 p.m. ET on May 28, the teleconference will feature Barry Streusand, Ph.D., founder and president, of Applied Analytical, a premier analytical services laboratory with global strategic alliance partners in the areas of custom chemical analysis, testing, measurement, and problem solving in fields as disparate as semiconductor, environmental, and biomedical applications.

The topic for the teleconference is “Weathering the Storm: Sailing Your Way through Tough Economic Times for Small Chemical Business.” Streusand, a successful chemical entrepreneur, will share his experiences and lessons learned on how to benefit from this economy.

The ACS Small & Medium Business Webinar Series is scheduled monthly into 2009, to address current topics of interest to entrepreneurs and small-to-medium sized businesses in the chemical/biopharma enterprise. There will be a 30-minute presentation with Streusand followed by a 25-minute Q & A session.

News media can tune into the conference without charge, but must register in advance at the ACS Industry Member Program Web site, which also provides information about future speakers. For additional information about upcoming speakers, click on the Small & Medium Business tab located at the top of the ACS Industry Member Programs page.

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