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     Section meeting:  Our next one will be on Monday, June 22, 2015, at Michael's  on Shoreline in Mountain View. The speaker will be Dr. Al Nelson, currently at the IBM Research Labs in San Jose, but moving this summer to the University of Washington. His topic will be "Materials for Nanomanufacturing in the Semiconductor Industry."
    See our meeting page for further details of this meeting and information about our future meetings.
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    Program in a box: November 10, 2015 is our next presentation from ACS's Division of Professional Relations -- aimed at chemistry-related businesses but apopropriate for chemistry work sites in general. "Keeping Current with Environmental Regulations" will be broadcast nationally and attended locally. An hour of networking over refreshments will follow. The program is cosponsored with the ACS Divisions of Chemical Health and Safety, Small Chemical Businesses, and Business Development Management.
    For more information, click here, scroll down to "Upcoming Events", and click on "Industry Focused".
    Local registration information will be posted here a month before the event.

   The Section is supporting local teachers of chemistry by paying half the cost of membership in the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT). Annual dues in the AACT are $50; we'll refund $25 of that if you follow the instructions you will find by clicking here.

Newsletter Information
   Thumbnail Click here or on the thumbnail at the left to see the the May, 2015  issue of the Silicon Valley Chemist.
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Executive Committee Meeting
  The next Executive Committee meeting will be on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. It will be at Mission College in Santa Clara in the STEM meeting room in the Science Building.
  For more information, see the latest minutes.

Volunteers Needed
  Volunteers are needed to participate in the science classroom working with teachers to set up experiments and demonstrations as well as to teach students how to record and analyze observations.
  Our own National Chemistry Week and Shelter Projects have had great success with this type of activity.
  For more information, please click here.
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