Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Essential Workplace Skills for
STEM Industry Professionals

Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Philadelphia, PA 


Learn how to present your data more effectively to management, organize and run effective meetings, work more readily and successfully across age groups, and manage projects more quickly and effectively. This workshop is ideal for early-to-mid-career industry chemists and STEM professionals with up to 10 years of work experience.

Workshop Description

This workshop will help entry-to-mid level career scientists (with up to 10 years of work experience) hone their project management, professional communication, and team leadership skills. This workshop features an interactive panel of four industry leaders sharing insights and practical tips, as well as time for networking with your peers across the STEM disciplines.

What You Will Learn

This workshop will help you hone your project management, professional communication, and team leadership skills. Specifically, you will learn how to:

  • Present your data more effectively to management
  • Organize and run effective meetings
  • Work more readily and successfully across age groups
  • Manage projects more quickly and effectively

About the Instructor(s)

 

Barry M. Weinstein

Barry M Weinstein
President, Barry M. Weinstein & Associates  - Project Management Instructor

Barry M. Weinstein is President of Barry M. Weinstein & Associates, a consulting firm providing process engineering, project management, and statistical quality control support for the food and personal care product industries. Mr. Weinstein has more than 35 years of experience in project management and process development, and has been an instructor with the American Chemical Society since 2000.

Mark Jones

Mark Jones
Executive External Strategy and Communications Fellow, Dow Chemical - Data Presentation Instructor

Mark Jones has been the Executive External Strategy and Communications Fellow at Dow Chemical since September 2011. He spent most of his career developing catalytic processes after joining Dow in 1990. He received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith
Senior Analyst and Project Manager, Human Technology - Working Across Age Groups Instructor

Steve Smith has worked for Human Technology (HT) for the past 18 years, where he designs, delivers, and evaluates human capital solutions to improve organizational performance. He facilitates a variety of workshops, training programs, team building engagements, organizational assessment focus groups, and strategic planning sessions to improve workforce competency.

Tony Noce

Anthony (Tony) Noce, ACSF
Assistant Director, Member Programs & Communities, American Chemical Society – Running Effective Meetings Instructor

Anthony (Tony) Noce, ACSF, recently joined the ACS as the Assistant Director, Member Programs & Communities following three decades in industry. As the number of meetings he attended over the course of his early career mounted, he began to see a clear difference in how meetings may be run. It wasn’t long before his attention turned to the critical importance of effective meetings, recognizing this as a potential differentiator that allows for increased productivity – and increased productivity is an edge. This session couples curriculum developed by Human Technologies with Tony’s years of experience working in industry to help attendees gain that edge for themselves.

Rebekah Paul

Rebekah Paul
Rebekah Paul, Program Manager, Industry Member Programs, American Chemical Society – Workshop Moderator

Rebekah Paul is currently a program manager within the Industry Member Program office at ACS. Rebekah joined staff after nearly 7 years working as a chemist for a large coatings company. Having come from a career in industry herself, she is passionate about helping ACS equip industrial members with the resources they need to succeed. Rebekah holds a BS in Chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University.

Who Should Attend

Early-to-mid-career chemists, physicists, engineers, and other STEM professionals working in industry and managers with up to 10 years of work experience.

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Workshop Outline

  • Morning Networking
  • Intro / Warmup
  • Present your data more effectively to management (Mark Jones)
  • Organize and run effective meetings (Tony Noce)
  • Lunch
  • Work more readily and successfully across age groups (Steve Smith)
  • Manage projects more quickly and effectively (Barry Weinstein)
  • Wrap Up
  • Afternoon Networking

Dates, Locations, and Prices

In Person
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street Philadelphia, PA 19107

ACS members     Non-Members
$149             $329

 

Additional Dates, Locations, and Prices

In Person
Tuesday, August 27 , 2019
Time: 9 am - 4 pm
Fall 2019 National Meeting
San Diego, CA

ACS members     Non-Members
$149             $329