FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 15, 2013

Students, faculty, public invited to ‘ACS on Campus’ Event, October 29-30, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The American Chemical Society (ACS) invites students, faculty and interested members of the public to attend ACS on Campus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Oct. 29-30. The free program will assist students with their professional development in the sciences.

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013


6-7 p.m. - Science Café Networking Event
7-8 p.m.
- Climate Change and You: Facts, Challenges and Responsibilities — Presentation by Bassam Shakhashiri, ACS immediate past president

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013


9-9:30 a.m. - Sign in, Registration
9:30-10 a.m.
- Welcome and Opening Remarks
10-11:30 a.m.
- Basics in Scholarly Publishing: From the Editors Themselves and Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What You Need to Know
11:30-11:45 a.m.
- Networking Break
11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
- Lunch/SciFinder® — Beyond Chemistry
12:45-1 p.m.
- Networking Break
1-3 p.m.
- Working in Industry: Preparing a Resume 

Location for both events:
The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
, Rm. 1255 – H.F. DeLuca Forum, 330 N. Orchard Street, Madison, Wisc. 53715

Please join ACS on Campus for free food, giveaways and networking. All events are free, but registration is required. You do not have to register for all of the sessions; you may attend whichever sessions you choose. The event is not just for chemists. Bring colleagues from biology, physics, engineering and math. Sessions are appropriate for researchers in all fields of science. 

ACS on Campus is a free outreach program dedicated to helping students, postdocs and faculty members advance in their careers. The program brings leaders in chemistry, publishing, research, science communication and career development to university campuses to present seminars and workshops.  

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The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With more than 163,000 members, ACS is the world's largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.

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