Date: Sun, 29 Aug 2010 12:24:12 -0600
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From: Frankie Wood-Black <fwoodblack**At_Symbol_Here**TRIHYDRO.COM>
Subject: Initial Report from Council
Comments: To: CHAS Executive Committee

Hope everyone had a wonderful ACS meeting for those wh o could attend.  If you could not attend – here are some highlight s from the meeting:

1)      There were some excellent sessions on sustainabilit y, Ask Dr. Safety, the BP Spill, climate change, etc.  Watch the ACS webs ite for further details.  There will be a comment in an upcoming C&EN on the Presidential Session on Sustainability in Education.

2)      The ACS Website has been revamped.  There are a number of new features – many of which will make the website more accessible.  If you haven’t gone to the website in a while ̵ 1; you might check it out.

3)      2011 is the International Year of Chemistry – you can nominate an “every day” event or topic for distribution.  To nominate an event – go to www .acs.iycsurvey to submit.  Deadline for recommendations September 17, 2010.

4)      There will be virtual as well as other activities f or the International Year Chemistry – the First Quarter will focus on Environmental, the Second Quarter will focus on Energy, the Third Quarter w ill focus on Materials, and the Fourth Quarter will focus on Health.  Ther e is some information on the ACS Network and on the ACS website – www.a

5)      The Green Chemistry Institute has released iSustain – which can be accessed at http://www.isu look for some upcoming webinars.

6)      The ACS Webinar series has been well received.  ; Watch your email for a number of opportunities.

7)      The ACS over the past few years has developed the Leadership Development program.  You can find more information at for specific course that are available.  (Including some Harvard Business School programs)  Additionally there are scholarships available for attending some of the sessions.  If you are interested please contact one of the executive committee or myself for help.

8)      Watch for information on a virtual Career Fair R 11; Nov 2 and 3.

9)      There were over 14,000 attendees at the Boston Meet ing.

More information to follow! 

Recall – my current assignment in ACS governance is on the Committee on Committees – if you are interested in participating in ACS governance please let me know.

Frankie Wood-Black
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Trihydro Corporation

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