Appended is CHAS-At-A-Glance for the upcoming meeting in San Francisco. Pl ease consider attending some or all of our technical programming and worksh ops. We have a wonderful group of presentations, sure to be interesting an d informative. Debbie M. Decker Program Chair Division of Chemical Health and Safety UCDavis - EH&S 1 Shields Ave. Davis, CA 95616 (530)754-7964 dmdecker**At_Symbol_Here**ucdavis.edu --------------------------------------- CHAS-At-A-Glance - ACS Spring 2010 National Meeting San Francisco, CA March 19-24, 2010 Please plan on attending the Division of Chemical Health and Safety's Techn ical Program and Workshops in San Francisco in March, 2010. We have listed for your consideration our workshops and technical programming. We believ e we have put together the best technical program to help you be successful and work safely in your laboratory. Workshops: (see http://www.dchas.org for registration information) Friday, March 19th: * Laboratory Safety - 8:00 - 5:00, Moscone Center, 3018. Presented by Jim Kaufman, Lab Safety Institute * Laboratory Waste Management Workshop - 8:00 - 5:00, Moscone Cente r, 3016. Presented by Russell Phifer Saturday, March 20th: * How to be a More Effective Chemical Hygiene Officer - 8:00 - 5:00 , Moscone Center, 3016. Presented by Russell Phifer and George Wahl * Chemical Reactivity Hazards - 8:00 - 3:30, Moscone Center, 3018. Presented by Neal Langerman DIVISION OF CHEMICAL HEALTH & SAFETY TECHNICAL PROGRAMMING D. M. Decker, Program Chair OTHER SYMPOSIA OF INTEREST: Beyond the Bench: Non-Traditional Careers in Chemistry (see CHAL, Mon) Chemistry and the Developing World (see CHED, Tue) Sustaining a Work-Life Balance (see BMGT, Wed) Organometallic Chemistry: Synthesis and Characterization (see INOR, Sun, We d, Thu) SOCIAL EVENTS: Executive Committee Breakfast: 8:30 AM: Sun Social Hour: 5 - 7 PM: Mon Reception: 6:00 PM: Tue SUNDAY AFTERNOON The Moscone Center Room 3018 West Bldg. Teaching Safety, Part 1: Focusing on Pyrophoric and Reactive Materials Cosponsored by CCS and ORGN N. Langerman and G. Wahl, Organizers 1:30 Introductory Remarks. 1:35 1. Teaching safety: Our great responsibility. G. H. Wahl, Jr 1:55 2. Pyrophoric and air/water sensitive chemical hazards. N. Langerman 2:15 3. Transferring air-sensitive reagents. M. Potyen 3:00 Intermission. 3:15 4. Handling pyrophoric reagents. M. Alnajjar 4:00 5. Instructional safety videos for YouTube generation. H. Weizman, D. A. Harvey 4:30 Panel Discussion. MONDAY AFTERNOON The Moscone Center Room 3018 West Bldg. Safety in the Undergraduate Classroom Cosponsored by CCS and CHED D. Finster, Organizer, Presiding 1:30 Introductory Remarks. 1:35 6. Presenting laboratory safety to undergraduates. J. M. Crockett 1:55 7. Teaching safety 1000 students at a time: Self study for lab student s. S. M. Kennedy, J. G. Palmer 2:15 8. Safety here, safety there, safety, safety everywhere: Using educato r and other tools to integrate safety into the curriculum. S. Bradley 2:35 9. New approach for teaching laboratory safety: Four-year textbook for undergraduate chemistry. R. H. Hill, D. C. Finster 2:55 Intermission. 3:10 10. Incorporating the new ACS safety guidelines into the undergraduate program. S. B. Sigmann 3:30 11. Assessing safety in the teaching laboratory. J. Nail 3:50 12. ACS guidelines for chemical safety education in undergraduate chem istry programs. W. F. Polik 4:10 13. From nanoparticles to novel protective garments. S. Rajagopalan, C . Aikens, S. Alam, D. Karote, J. Langemeier, C. Leaym, J. Millette 4:30 Concluding Remarks. MONDAY EVENING The Moscone Center Hall D Sci-Mix D. M. Decker, Organizer 8:00 - 10:00 8:00 14. Oh No! I really did not see that!. F. Wood-Black 8:00 15. Divison of Chemical Health and Safety. D. M. Decker TUESDAY MORNING The Moscone Center Room 3018 West Bldg. Laboratory Design and Operation for a Sustainable Planet: Building Gates an d Removing Fences Cosponsored by CCS and CEI S. Fisher and R. Stuart, Organizers 8:30 Introductory Remarks. 8:35 16. Sustainability issues in chemistry laboratories. R. Stuart 9:00 17. Designing a greener lab building. M. Smith 9:25 18. Green chemistry: A strategic approach. M. Murphy, K. Maynard 9:50 19. Laboratory air quality and sustainability. R. Klein, C. King, A. K osior 10:15 Intermission. 10:30 20. Sash management made simple: A bright vinyl stripe for scientists . G. M. Guzman, A. P. Doyle 10:55 21. Clean rooms: A great opportunity for high performance conservatio n. B. J. Crowe, A. Getty 11:20 22. Evaluating strategies for reducing energy use in university labor atories and research buildings. S. Posner, G. Thompson TUESDAY AFTERNOON The Moscone Center Room 3018 West Bldg. Perspectives on Biofuels: Potential Benefits and Possible Pitfalls Cosponsored by CCS and CEI R. Lomneth, C. Taylor, and F. Wood-Black, Organizers 1:00 Introductory Remarks. 1:05 23. Unintended consequences: Evaluation of the pros and cons of new te chnologies and regulatory drivers as they relate to potential changes in be havior and infrastructure.. F. K. Wood-Black 1:35 24. Biofuels development in an international context: Differing goals, strategies, and technologies. L. E. Fernandez 2:05 25. Approaches to biofuels environmental and social sustainability sta ndards in developing and underdeveloped countries. J. M. Endres 2:35 26. Perspectives in biofuels sustainability and development. G. Viscon ti 3:05 Intermission. 3:20 27. Projecting an energy future: Granular global scenarios and potenti als. C. Taylor 3:50 28. Ethics and biofuels: Feedstock selection epitomizes conflicts in s takeholder values. H. Youngs 4:20 29. Algae, a near term option for clean, sustainable renewable fuels. M. Frome 4:50 30. Avoiding the unintended consequences of bioenergy. S. A. Miller 5:20 31. Sustainability of bioenergy from forestry. M. Patton-Mallory 5:50 Concluding Remarks. WEDNESDAY MORNING The Moscone Center Room 3018 West Bldg. Teaching Safety, Part 2: Focusing on Pyrophoric and Reactive Materials G. Wahl and N. Langerman, Organizers 8:30 Introductory Remarks. 8:35 32. Nature of the pyrophoric beast: A review and comparison of safety approaches in academic, governmental and industrial settings. D. A. Bunzow, R. J. Kelly 9:05 33. Safe use of organolithium compounds in the synthesis of polymers. J. M. Pickel 9:35 34. What NOT to say when regulators/police arrive. K. McAllister 10:05 35. Playing with fire: Using pyrophoric chemicals in research. J. Nai l 10:25 Discussion. Ask Dr. Safety about Reproductive Hazards in the Chemical Workplace Cosponsored by CCS N. Langerman, Organizer 11:00 Introductory Remarks. 11:05 36. Ask Dr. Safety: Reproductive toxicity hazards. N. Langerman, H. E lston, A. Hall 11:35 Panel Discussion.
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