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Upcoming Free Webinars

Before You Press Send!: How to Avoid Email Pitfalls and Faux Pas

Date: Wednesday, January 26 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker:  Mark Jones, Dow Chemical (retired)
Moderator: Patricia Simpson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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What You Will Learn:

  • Why good communication and good email, results from clearly defining your goal and shaping that goal for your audience 
  • How to make emails easy to understand and hard to misinterpret 
  • How many flaws of email communication make it a poor choice in some situations

Co-produced with: Industry Member Programs

Can Medical Instruments be Racist?

Date: Thursday, January 27, 2022 @ 1-2pm ET
Speaker: Roger Turner, Science History Institute
Moderator: Bill Tsuzynski, The Unami Group LLC

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What You Will Learn:

  • The history of the spirometer and pulse oximeter from the work of Lundy Braun and Amy Moran-Thomas 
  • How medical instruments can amplify racial disparities 
  • What we can learn from the history of these instruments to create ones to better serve all people they measure

Co-produced with: Science History Institute and Chemical & Engineering News


The Inclusivity Triangle: Approaching DEIR in Chemistry through Academia, Industry, and Community

Date: Tuesday, February 1 @ 1-2pm ET
Speakers: Pamela M. Leggett-Robinson, PLR Consulting / Sherine Obare, North Carolina A&T State University and UNC Greensboro / Shanina Sanders Johnson, Spelman College
Moderator: Paula Christopher, American Chemical Society

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What You Will Learn:

  • How to design curricular activities that engage students and build upon their diverse backgrounds in an inclusive manner 
  • How to build a research environment where any student can successfully develop the skills, talent, competence, and confidence needed for the workforce 
  • How to utilize local section activities to increase inclusion of diverse perspectives, professions, and racial/ethnic/gendered identities of members

Co-produced with: ACS Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect

Yes and! Improving Science Collaboration with Lessons from Improv

Date: Wednesday, February 2 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker:  Matt Grandbois, DuPont Electronics & Industrial
Moderator: Annabelle Lolinco, Iowa State University

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What You Will Learn:

  • How to leverage the concepts of accepting and building to foster collaboration 
  • Why improving professional empathy can build win-win scenarios
  • How collaboration can improve productivity and ingenuity

Co-produced with: ACS Division of Professional Relations


Zebras or Horses? How a False Sense of Security Can Lead to Lab Accidents

Date: Wednesday, February 9 @ 2-3pm ET
Speaker: Mary Beth Mulcahy, ACS Chemical Health & Safety 
Moderator: Ralph Stuart, Keene State College

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What You Will Learn:

  • How to recognize the multiple contributing factors that lead to a laboratory accident 
  • How a laboratory accident can impact a chemist’s career 
  • What are ACS Chemical Health & Safety journal’s expectations for incident reports

Co-produced with: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety and ACS Committee on Chemical Safety


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Recent Recordings

Date: Thursday, December 23, 2021 @ 6-7pm IT (7:30am ET)
Speaker: Dr. Shekhar Mande, Ministry of Science and Technology, India
Moderator: Dr. Deeksha Gupta, American Chemical Society

What You Will Learn:

  • How to contribute in making India move towards the sustainable path of Atmanirbhar Bharat
  • How to mold career in innovation and entrepreneurship
  • How to bridge gaps to increase your chance of employability

Co-produced with: ACS International and ACS Publications

This special broadcst is produced for a target audience in India.

How Much Did American Chemists Make in 2021? Analyzing the Data from the 2021 ACS Salary Survey

Date: Thursday, January 20 @ 2-3pm ET
Speakers: Kevin Traylor, American Chemical Society and Eric Bruton, ACS Committee on Economic and Professional Affairs
Moderator: Andrea Widener, C&EN

What You Will Learn:

  • How the ACS 2021 Salary Survey was conducted and its history 
  • Key findings regarding salaries, demographics, and unemployment
  • What ACS resources are available to assist your professional development in 2022

Co-produced with: Chemical & Engineering News and ACS Careers


The ACS Webinars Library

The ACS Webinar Library has over 250 past broadcasts and is just one of the many benefits of ACS Membership including discounts to the national meeting, any 50 articles from all ACS Journals, ACS eBooks, all C&EN articles and much more.   


 

Join our broadcasts aimed at our Spanish speaking members! 

Calling all Spanish Speaking Chemists!
Welcome to a series of chemistry webinars in it's seventh year presented in Spanish. We have the great pleasure to continue the collaboration between the Sociedad Química de México and the American Chemical Society. Find out more


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