Category Archives: Archived events

October 2016: Discovering the Cycling of Mercury

Seeing through the Fog: Discovering the Cycling of Mercury from Sea to Land Dr. Kenneth Coale Moss Landing Marine Labs Date: October 21, 2016 Credit: Shutterstock/C&EN Abstract Mercury is a fickle element, existing in the biosphere in three physical states … Continue reading

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October 2016: National Chemistry Week

            National Chemistry Week: Solving Mysteries through Chemistry Date: Saturday October 15, 2016, 10 am – 1 pm Location: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library, 150 E. San Fernando St., San Jose Hands-on science experiments … Continue reading

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October 2016: The Chemistry of Wine and Cheese

The Chemistry of Wine and Cheese Date: Saturday October 1, 2016 Speakers: Professor Moshe Rosenberg and Professor Andrew Waterhouse Location: Activities and Recreation Center, UC Davis Campus We are pleased to announce the return of a very popular event from … Continue reading

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September 2016: The Information Landscape for Chemists at Work and Play

The Information Landscape for Chemists at Work and Play Date: Wednesday September 14, 2016 Speaker: Ms. Grace Baysinger Location: Michael’s at Shoreline Park, Mountain View [Click here for Grace’s presentation. – 8.41MB] Most new chemical information is published digitally. Older … Continue reading

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July 2016: Annual Picnic, Wine Tasting and Awards Ceremony

SCVACS Annual Picnic, Wine Tasting and Awards Ceremony Saturday, July 9, 2016 Stanford University, Mudd Chemistry Building Our next event will be our summer wine tasting and picnic on Saturday, July 9, on the Stanford campus. The wine tasting will … Continue reading

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June 2016: Redesigning the Interface Between Fresh Produce and the Environment for Sustainable Agriculture

SCVACS June 2016 Dinner Seminar Joint with the Golden Gate Polymer Forum “Redesigning the Interface Between Fresh Produce and the Environment for Sustainable Agriculture” Dr. James Rogers, CEO Apeel Sciences Thursday, June 30, 2016 Michael’s at Shoreline, Mountain View Flyer … Continue reading

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May 2016: Replacing the World’s Most Destructive Industry

Replacing the World’s Most Destructive Industry Dr. Pat Brown Impossible Foods Wednesday, May 25 Michael’s at Shoreline, Mountain View Flyer for posting Abstract Animal Farming, the most destructive industry on Earth, transforms cheap plant biomass into meat and dairy foods … Continue reading

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April 2016: The Future of Water: California and Beyond

April 20, 2016 The Future of Water: California and Beyond Speaker: Dr. Peter Gleick, Pacific Institute Location: Michael’s at Shoreline Park, Mountain View Water is tied to many of the most important global and local challenges we face, from the … Continue reading

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April 2016: Batteries and Beer: The Chemistry of Beer Aroma and Energy Storage

This month we bring the ACS to the Monterey Bay. Gathering chemistry-minded individuals from colleges, research institutes, and companies from Santa Cruz to Monterey to Salinas to Gilroy, we will enjoy together learning about the chemistry of batteries and beer. … Continue reading

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March 2016: Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center Tour for Chemists

Update: Miguel Silva’s presentation can be found at http://www.scvacs.org/files/SVAWPCTour2016.pdf (pdf; 5MB) March Event Silicon Valley Advanced Water Purification Center (SVAWPC) Tour March 26, 2016 Even in the midst of El Nino, California is currently facing an exceptional drought and water … Continue reading

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