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ACS Global Chemistry is a monthly newsletter from the American Chemical Society Office of International Activities. The Committee on International Activities provides the ACS International Newsletter, Global Chemistry, to be the resource for ACS programs, products, and services for subscribers with international interests as well as events or opportunities in the global chemistry enterprise as a whole to promote the best chemistry and related sciences in the world.
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Global Innovation Imperative (Gii)
The whitepaper for Gii 2016 was recently completed. The program focused on greem chemistry experiements with an emphasis on rural locations in Brazil. The whitepaper can be found here.
IAC Stopover Grants Available
The ACS Committee on International Activities (IAC) Stopover Grant application is currently open. Stopover Grants allow ACS members to make "stopover" visits during planned international travel during 2017. Grants (up to US$500) are available through a peer-reviewed and competitive process to reimburse costs of local travel, accommodations, and incidentals for visits to work with existing and prospective scientific partners (and their students) for the purposes of conducting lectures, training, and building research collaborations. Application deadline for 2017 September 1. Click here to apply. For more information, contact Intlacts@acs.org (Note: If you are traveling prior to September 1, send us an email inquiring an early review of your application).
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To effectively contribute to the global chemistry community and to engage our international members, it is important for ACS to emphasize the importance of diversity and global inclusion. Ellene Contis, Chair of the ACS International Activities Committee, recently wrote a C&EN article about it. Read "Energizing global thinking as part of ACS’s diversity and inclusion efforts" here.
Invitation From IUPAC Executive Director
I am writing to extend a personal invitation for you to join us at the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC-2017) World Congress – themed "Sustainability & Diversity Through Chemistry" 9-14 July, 2017 in São Paulo, Brazil - http://www.iupac2017.org/. This will be the first World Congress in South America, and the event is convened on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Chemical Society.
IUPAC Affiliate Members are entitled to receive a 10% discount on the meeting registration fee, among other benefits. The IUPAC Affiliate Member fee is $35 annually— ACS members are eligible to become an IUPAC Affiliate Member through their ACS Membership or by sending an to email firstname.lastname@example.org today to become an IUPAC Affiliate Member.
Of special note, we are organizing a Monday 10 July 2017, scientific networking event to bring together IUPAC Affiliate Members, IUPAC Division leadership and the IUPAC Young Observer community. This will be our opportunity to honor you for your support of IUPAC.
We hope you will make plans to attend, and we look forward to welcoming you to São Paulo.
Dr. Lynn M Soby
International Division White Paper
In order to explore how best to facilitate interaction with international chemists, a working group was established between two governance committees: DAC (Divisional Activities Committee) as a representative to and liaison with the Technical Divisions, which are the home to the thought leaders in the various chemical disciplines; and IAC (International Activities Committees) as the representative for international members, which has the logistical and cultural expertise to facilitate interaction. The working group produced a White Paper that details the benefits, best practices and recommendations for international engagement. For more information or to get involved, please contact the OIA at email@example.com
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