Attend courses and workshops to grow your career. You can add these courses or workshops when you register for ACS Spring 2024 or add them after registration using the Registration Resource Center link. To find your badge number, check your registration confirmation email. 

Professional Education

Refresh your skills or branch into new areas with ACS Professional Education Short Courses.
To view the agenda and topics for each course, please select a link below. Return to this page to register during your meeting registration. 

Courses

Time

Friday, March 15 - Saturday, March 16
Multidisciplinary Fundamentals of Drug Discovery and Development8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (CT)
Saturday, March 16
Effective Science Communication: How to Discuss Your Work with Various Audiences1:30 PM - 3:30 PM (CT)
Saturday, March 16 - Sunday, March 17
Laboratory Safety & Health 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM (CT)

ACS Leadership Development Workshops

ACS Leadership Development workshops provide you the opportunity to learn the leadership skills necessary to excel at your career. 

CoursesTime
Sunday, March 17
Strategic Planning8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CT)
Science of Managing Inclusive and Diverse Teams1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT)
Monday, March 18
Developing Communication Strategies8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CT)
Leading Without Authority 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT)
Tuesday, March 19
Collaborating Across Boundaries 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CT)
Fostering Innovation 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM (CT)
Wednesday, March  20
Leading Change 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CT)

Career Workshops


Workshops

Time
Saturday, March 16
Entrepreneurship: A Practical Overview for Aspiring Chemical Entrepreneur 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CT)
Sunday, March 17
Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1/NIW Case 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (CT)
Modern Career Management 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM (CT)
ChemIDP- Planning for Your Career 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)
Writing Excellent Proposals 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)
Careers in Industrial Chemistry: Identifying Your Role in the Industrial Value Chain*1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CT)
Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values*1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CT)
Setting Yourself Up for Success in an Interview* 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CT)
Making the Most of Your Interview: Outshine the Competition* 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT)
Résumé Development: Marketing Your Brand for an Industrial Chemistry Position* 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT)
Networking: How to Get Started* 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT)
Monday, March 18
Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values* 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CT)
The Higher Ed Landscape* 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM (CT)
How to Find and Apply for a Chemistry Position in the Federal Government* 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)
Networking: How to Get Started* 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT)
Opportunities for Chemists in the Federal Government* 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT)
Skydiving into Retirement: Enjoy the Ride and Land Softly 8:00 AM -12:00 PM (CT)
Higher Ed-Presenting Yourself* 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM (CT)
Your Idea, Your Business, and Your Marketing Strategy* 8:00 AM- 10:00AM (CT)
Your Sales Marketing and Financing Plan* 10:30 AM-12:30 PM (CT)
Green Cards for Scientific Researchers: How to Win Your EB-1/NIW Case 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM (CT)
Writing Excellent Proposals 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM (CT)
Tuesday, March 19
Careers in Industrial Chemistry: Identifying Your Role in the Industrial Value Chain* 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT)
Finding Yourself: Identifying a Career that Matches Your Strengths and Values* 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CT)
How to Find and Apply for a Chemistry Position in the Federal Government* 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CT)
Making the Most of Your Interview: Outshine the Competition* 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)
Networking: How to Get Started* 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM  (CT)
Opportunities for Chemists in the Federal Government* 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CT)
Résumé Development: Marketing Your Brand for an Industrial Chemistry Position* 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)
Setting Yourself Up for Success in an Interview* 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT)
Wednesday, March 20
Careers in Industrial Chemistry: Identifying Your Role in the Industrial Value Chain* 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT)
Identifying a Career that Matches your Strengths and Values* 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CT)
Making the Most of Your Interview: Outshine the Competition* 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)
Networking: How to Get Started* 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)
Résumé Development: Marketing Your Brand for an Industrial Chemistry Position* 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (CT)
Setting Yourself Up for Success in an Interview* 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM (CT)

* Part of the ACS Career Pathways™ workshop series

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