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National Chemistry Week (NCW) – October 20-26, 2019

National Chemistry Week (NCW) is a public awareness campaign that promotes the value of chemistry in everyday life. ACS members and chemistry enthusiasts celebrate NCW by coordinating events and communicating the importance of chemistry. Each year the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) NCW campaign reaches millions of people with positive messages […]

2019 NCW Illustrated Poem Contest – Marvelous Metals

The Chemical Society of Washington Local Section of the American Chemical Society (ACS) is sponsoring an illustrated poem contest for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. View/Download a PDF of the details.   View/Download Contest Entry Form. Contest Deadline: November 1, 2019 Prizes: Chemistry Themed Tee Shirt Contact: Kim Morehouse, kim.morehouse@fda.hhs.gov […]

May 9th Dinner Meeting – “Chemists in a Library: Paper Preservation at the Library of Congress”

Join us on Thursday, May 9th, for the Chemical Society of Washington (CSW) dinner meeting. Andrew R. Davis, Ph.D., ChemistPreservation Research and Testing DivisionLibrary of Congress “Chemists in a Library:Paper Preservation at the Library of Congress” BiographyDr. Andrew R. Davis is a chemist and polymer scientist in Library of Congress’s […]

Applications being accepted for tuition-free (2-week) short-course! SCIENCE FOR CONSERVATION: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS

SCIENCE FOR CONSERVATION: FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS The Department of Chemistry and the Institute for Soft Matter Synthesis and Metrology of Georgetown University are pleased to announce an intense (2 week), tuition-free, short-course that will be held in 109 Regents Hall on the campus of Georgetown from July 22nd until August […]

Honoring the IYPT

This message is being sent on behalf of ACS President Bonnie Charpentier I am reaching out to inform you about an opportunity your local section can be involved with to help celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table (IYPT). Included is a draft resolution recognizing IYPT that you can […]

Garbage In, Garbage Out: The Predictable and Unpredictable Challenges of Regulating Machine Learning Systems – April 11, 2019

Topic: Garbage In, Garbage Out: The Predictable and Unpredictable  Challenges of Regulating Machine Learning Systems Date: Thursday, 11 April 2019 06:30 PM Place: 4450 Wisconsin Ave. NW (Tenley-Friendship Library), Upstairs Meeting Room, Washington, DC  Livestreaming: Available. Must register. Speaker: Dr Daniel Greene of University of Maryland Registration: * Free * […]

Computing Medicine – April 30, 2019

Topic: Computing Medicine Date: April 30, 2019 (Tuesday) Speaker: Prof. Ophir Frieder of Georgetown University Time: 6:30 PM for networking (Talk begins 7:00 PM) Place: 1244 Oak Ridge Ave, McLean, VA (Dolley Madison Library), Meeting Room 2 Live streaming: Available. Must register. Registration: https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/194779 Abstract: Computing continues to change the […]