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Starting a Company: Do You Need a Business Plan?

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Jim Skinner, Terregena, Inc. and H.N. Cheng, 2020 ACS President-Elect
Moderator: Diane Grob Schmidt, 2015 ACS President

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What You Will Learn

  • Why it is critically important to have detailed Business Plan 
  • What are the sections of a Business Plan 
  • What is the goal of the Business Plan

Co-produced with: ACS Industry Member Programs, ACS President-Elect, ACS Board Committee on Corporation Associates, ACS Committee on Technician Affairs, the ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses, and the ACS Division of Business Development and Management

Mitigating Drug-Induced Liver Injury: Assessing Mitochondrial Toxicity and Reactive Metabolism

Thursday, October 29, 2020 at 2-3:30pm ET
Speakers: Yvonne Will, The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson / Kevin Coe, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
Moderator: Kaushik Mitra, Janssen Research & Development

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What You Will Learn

  • Examples of Drugs and their mitochondrial targets 
  • Assays to detect mitochondrial dysfunction in vitro and ex vivo
  • Animal models to study mitochondrial toxicity and Biomarker approaches 
  • State of the art approaches that enhance detection capabilities of reactive metabolites to influence the design of medicinal agents
  • Successful case studies that address reactivity bolstered by a mechanistic understanding of their formation 
  • Areas ripe for future research to bridge detection of reactivity to its biologic consequence

Co-produced with: ACS Division of Chemical Toxicology, ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, and ACS Publications


Halloween Candy Chemistry: Caramels, Gummies, Jellies, and Candy Corn (Rebroadcast)

Friday, October 30, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Rich Hartel, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Moderator: Silvani Martini, Utah State University

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What You Will Learn

  • Not all caramels are the same and why
  • The difference between gummy and jelly candies
  • What candy corn is actually made of
Starting a Company: Where Do You Get Funding?

Thursday, November 5, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Jim Skinner, Terregena, Inc. and H.N. Cheng, 2020 ACS President-Elect
Moderator: Diane Grob Schmidt, 2015 ACS President

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What You Will Learn

  • The many sources of funding and their impact on ownership 
  • The importance of milestone achievements for valuation purposes
  • The criteria and terms that investors use to make investing decisions

Co-produced with: ACS Industry Member Programs, ACS President-Elect, ACS Board Committee on Corporation Associates, ACS Committee on Technician Affairs, the ACS Division of Small Chemical Businesses, and the ACS Division of Business Development and Management


How to Recognize and Respond to Microaggressions

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Fatima Dainkeh, She+ Geeks Out
Moderator: Paula Christopher, American Chemical Society

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What You Will Learn

  • What a microaggression is, looks like, and how it manifests 
  • How to respond to microaggressions if you experienced one or how to respond to someone who has shared that they have been offended by something you did or said 
  • How to respond to a microaggression if you witnessed one, but were not an active participant

Co-produced with: ACS Department of Diversity Programs and ACS Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Advisory Board

Managing the Life of an Early Career Researcher

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 6-7pm IST (7:30am ET)
Speaker: Anubhav Saxena, Pidilite Industries Limited
Moderator: Deeksha Gupta, ACS International

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What You Will Learn

  • How to become aware why healthy competition is the key to a healthy work-life balance and job satisfaction 
  • Understanding the value of mentorship and openness to reverse-mentoring 
  • How to discover ways to pursue a research problem beyond your comfort zone

Co-produced with: ACS International

* This ACS Webinar is produced for a target audience in India.


Chemistry and the Economy: 2021 Outlook

Thursday, November 12, 2020 at 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Paul Hodges, International Echem
Moderator: Bill Carroll, Caroll Applied Science

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What You Will Learn

  • How the US election could impact international trade and supply chains, especially with China 
  • What the rising rates of national debt mean for the market 
  • What is the new vision for oil and the petro-chemical industry going forward?

Co-produced with: ACS Industry Member Programs and ACS Division of Business Development and Management

Here Comes the Sun: Advances in Solar Power

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 1-2pm ET
Speaker: Vijay Kapur (retired), International Solar Electric Technology
Moderator: Bill Tsuzynski, Science History Institute

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What You Will Learn

  • A brief history of photovoltaic technology, its current status, and its future 
  • How innovators worldwide are working to further improve PV technology and develop new applications to solve global problems
  • Possible approaches to using PV technology in Philadelphia to make this UNESCO World Heritage City a green city

Co-produced with: Science History Institute


La Química Computacional en el Estudio de los Mecanismos de Reacciones Radical-Molécula


Miércoles, 18 de Noviembre a las 2-3pm ET
Ponente: Juan Raúl Álvarez Idaboy, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
Moderatora: Lena Ruiz Azuara, Sociedad Química de México

Lo Que El Público Aprenderá

  • How to become aware why healthy competition is the key to a healthy work-life balance and job satisfaction 
  • Understanding the value of mentorship and openness to reverse-mentoring 
  • How to discover ways to pursue a research problem beyond your comfort zone

Co-producido con: Sociedad Química de México y Chemical & Engineering News

* This ACS Webinar is produced for Spanish speaking target audience.

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