Category Archives: CSW Events

January Dinner Meeting: Tackling Grand Challenges in Chemistry

Origins of life; the fundamental nature of the chemical bond; chemistry of the brain; designing molecules for materials and function and then to be able to make them—these are only a few of the grand challenges facing chemists.  Join Dr. Kathy Covert, Program Director for the NSF Division of Chemistry primarily assigned to the Centers for Chemical Innovation (CCI), to […]

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Joint WCDG/CSW Meeting, 12/16

On December 16, 2015, CSW and the Washington Chromatography Discussion Group will hold a joint meeting at the US Pharmacopeia. Details about the meeting can be found on the WCDG website. Speaker: Ronald E. Majors, LCGC North America, West Chester, PA Title: Top Ten HPLC/UPLC Column Myths Abstract: In any field there are often “misconceptions” or “myths” that are perpetuated […]

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The 8th Annual Dupont Summit 2015 on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

The Policy Studies Organization invites CSW members to attend our annual Dupont Summit in Washington DC. Presentations will span across sectors and partisanships on topics including education, health policy, climate change, water policy and management, urban farming, transportation, and the implications of science and technology policy. Breakfast, lunch and refreshments will be provided throughout the day at no cost. The preliminary program and list of […]

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Americans with Disabilities: Growing the Workforce

With 200+ briefings to date, the ACS Science & the Congress Project conducts congressional briefings that provide opportunities for Members of Congress and their staffs, and the wider science policy community, to gain a greater knowledge of the science involved in numerous public policy issues. CSW members are welcome to the next briefing, to be held in Russell Senate Office […]

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Retired Chemists Group Luncheon and Presentation, 10/20

Every year, illegal telemarketing and mail fraud schemes rob consumers, often  elderly  citizens, of their hard-earned life savings. Come to our luncheon meeting on October 20 and hear the presentation of Charles B. Wickersham, U.S. Postal Inspector:  “Protecting  Older Americans from Financial Scams”. Charles Wickersham has been a United States Postal Inspector since 2006. From 2006 to 2008 Inspector Wickersham […]

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Save the Date: ACS National Historic Chemical Landmark Designation Ceremony

Please join us as the American Chemical Society dedicates the USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center as a National Historic Chemical Landmark for the isolation of phytochrome. In 1959, researchers at the USDA Beltsville Agricultural Research Center first isolated phytochrome, a light-sensitive pigment found throughout plant species. Phytochrome allows plants to regulate many growth and development processes by detecting light and […]

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Project SEED Research Symposium

The 2015 CSW-SEED Research Symposium will be held on September 12, 2015, 10 am- noon at ACS Headquarters (1155 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036).  At the symposium, the 2015 CSW-SEED fellows will be presenting their summer research at the poster/and oral presentation. Project SEED is a flagship program of American Chemical Society and provide summer chemistry research opportunity to the economically disadvantaged […]

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Washington Chromatography Discussion Group Open House & Poster Session

The Washington Chromatography Discussion Group (WCDG) is hosting an open house and poster session, and invites CSW members to participate! CSW members are invited to present their projects, and posters that have been recently presented at other conferences are welcome. If you have presented a separations related poster at a scientific meeting recently, submit your abstract and present the poster at our event.  There is […]

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3rd Annual ACS Entrepreneurial Summit

The 3rd Annual ACS Entrepreneurship Summit will be held on September 17-18, 2015. The theme for this year is “Spotlighting the Efforts of Large & Small Chemistry-Based Innovators.” The ACS Entrepreneurial Summit is an event hosted by the American Chemical Society (ACS) highlighting the interplay among chemical entrepreneurs, investors, and large innovators as they work towards advancing chemistry-based innovation into the […]

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Anacostia Environmental Youth Summit a Success

By Ajay Mallia & Richard Goodman CSW-Younger Chemists Committee and CSW-Environmental and Sustainability committee participated in an outreach event at Anacostia Environmental Youth Summit (AEYS, organized by District Department of Environment (DDOE)) on May 29, 2015 at Anacostia Park, Washington DC. This year 381 school students (from grades 4 to 8) from different DC schools participated in this event. These participants […]

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