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ACS Fall 2013 National Meeting, Indianapolis, September 2013

Sunday, September 8
The Last 25 Years of Carl Djerassi
Beyond Chemistry: Drama, Fiction, Poetry, Short Story, and Autobiography 
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ACS Spring 2013 National Meeting, New Orleans, April 2013

Understanding Climate Science: A Scientist's Responsibility
Monday, April 8
The speakers discuss new interactive tools that demystify the science behind climate change,
integrating lessons from the past, climate communication from a science perspective,
and the responsibility scientists have to communicate effectively.

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Water: A Grand Challenge for Science and Society
Tuesday, April 9
The speakers discuss water sustainability, technological and institutional challenges,
the convergence of nanotechnology and microbiology,
and how Dow technologies are confronting the water challenge.

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A New Vision of Chemistry Graduate Education
Tuesday, April 9
Larry Faulkner and Paul Houston discuss the big questions facing the
ACS Commission on Advancing Graduate Education in the Chemical Sciences,
and the recommendations of the commission's working groups.

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ACS Fall 2012 National Meeting, Philadelphia, August 2012
Presidential Symposia and Events

Communicating Chemistry & Public Engagement: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of National Chemistry Week

Scientists in town for topics cosmic and microscopic
(from The Philadelphia Inquirer)

Forensic Science and The Innocence Project
This article includes a video of the ACS symposium in Philadelphia
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Videos from this meeting and more can be found on
Bassam's Vimeo Channel

View all recorded presentations from the ACS Fall National Meeting in Philadelphia, 2012


Biennial Conference on Chemical Education, Penn State University, July 2012
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22nd International Conference on Chemical Education, Rome, July 2012
View Prof. Shakhashiri's presentation slides
View a video of the Briggs-Rauscher Reaction
View a video of the Battery-Operated Chemical Reaction


ACS Spring 2012 National Meeting, San Diego, March, 2012

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Production of Fuel Directly from Sunlight: A Grand Challenge for Chemistry of the 21st Century

Presidential Symposium on Catalysis


ACS Fall 2011 National Meeting, Denver, August 29, 2011
43rd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, August 1, 2011
"Chemistry & Culture"
2011 Science Olympiad National Tournament Grand Opening Ceremony, May 20, 2011
ACS Spring 2011 National Meeting, Anaheim, March 29, 2011
"On Advancing Science, Technology and Human Rights"
IYC Launch in Belgium, February 25-March 6, 2011

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