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Silicon Valley US Patent and Trademark Office Tour

Date: Wednesday November 30, 2016, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: 26 S. Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95113 (San Jose City Hall Complex)
For more information, please click here.


Executive Committee Meeting
The next Executive Committee meeting will be at Stanford Mudd 239 on Thursday December 1st, 2016 at 7:30 pm. Please contact us for more information. The Executive Committee’s monthly meetings are open to the public – all are welcome.


Free Membership in the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT)
The Section supports local educators and volunteers by paying half of their $50 membership fee, or all of their $50 membership fee for recruiting two others. The AACT is not just for chemistry teachers. It is full of resources for anyone interested in sharing the wonders of science. Find instructions here for reimbursement of membership fees. Click here for a pdf to share with friends and colleagues.


Congressional Chemistry Caucus
A new bipartisan Congressional Chemistry Caucus endorsed by the ACS and other chemistry organizations was launched on April 27, 2016, http://tinyurl.com/gwb2vng. The Chemistry Caucus will provide a direct pipeline from ACS scientists to Congress and ultimately to the Senate to answer scientific questions about pressing issues relating to chemistry. Find out more information and how to participate at the Chemistry Caucus page.