Our June 2016 event will feature Dr. James Rogers, CEO Apeel Sciences on June 30 at Michael’s restaurant. James will talk about “Redesigning the Interface Between Fresh Produce and the Environment for Sustainable Agriculture”. See our event page for more information.
Our July 2016 event will be our Annual Picnic, Wine Tasting and Awards Ceremony on July 9 at Stanford University. See our event page for more information.
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. Click here for a pdf.
Executive Committee Meeting
The next Executive Committee meeting will be at Stanford Mudd on Saturday July 9, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. Please contact us for more information.
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.