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CCN January 2014 Meeting: Chemical Consultants Network Website Upgrade

  • 08 Jan 2014
  • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • The Cynwyd Club, 332 Trevor Lane Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004


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Chemical Consultants Network Website Upgrade


Networking, 5:30 PM; Dinner, 6:30 PM; Talk and Business Session, 7:30 PM

Our new website will dramatically enhance premium members’ ability to communicate and access exclusive information. Those members are over 200 strong with an immense collection of qualifications, experience and skills, many outside of the Philadelphia area. What information would be of greatest benefit to chemical consultants and those in transition, that is not being provided by other organizations? 

How can we all benefit from each other? Some of the ideas we’ll propose include forums where ad hoc teams can form and work on projects, a blog, a place to post work opportunities, featuring member stories on the front page, having the ability to have remote speakers give presentations at our monthly meetings via Skype and so on. 

The new upgrade also dramatically enhances member administration and enables convenient online payment. Please join us to share your ideas on how our new site could help to create a practical, working “chemical knowledge microbusiness community”.


Keith Wing is a currently a consultant in industrial biochemistry and strategic planning, specializing in Ag and renewable chemical markets. He worked for 7 years at Rohm and Haas and 21 years at DuPont in both agrochemical discovery and DuPont Central Research and Development. His PhD. Was from UC Riverside/Davis and post-doc at UC Berkeley. He has worked on teams which have led to 6 commercialized insecticides, a commercialized food pathogen kit and a biomass degradation enzyme mix currently in bioethanol pilot plants. He holds a number of insecticide and enzyme biotechnology patents and publications, and has worked on successful teams establishing high throughput screening, sample handling and automation/data handling mechanisms which maximize user benefit/cost and provide practical business outcomes.

 Joanne Leonard, our new Web Administrator is an IT professional with 20+ years experience in web design and development, and management of technical and creative teams. An engineering graduate from Rutgers her career has spanned working for a  number of large companies like ADP, Boeing and Merrill Lynch and she has at other times worked on her own as a consultant to small businesses . 


The Cynwyd Club, 332 Trevor Lane, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004.From I-76 drive S on City Line Ave. (US Rte. 1). Turn right on Conshohocken State Rd. (Rte. 23); stay in right lane. After second light watch for white left-turn arrows painted on street (about .14 mi/750 ft). Do not follow Rte. 23 left at turn but instead go straight ahead onto Llandrillo Rd. (passing to right of Valley Press printing). In one block bear left onto Trevor Lane at stop sign. Clubhouse and parking are on the left. Please park in lot if space is available; otherwise park on Trevor Lane. If lost, call the club at 610-667-4524, ext. 312.  

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Option 1 - Online reservation: Use this page to make a reservation and pay online.  If you choose to make the reservation offline, follow the instructions for Option 2 below.

Option 2 - Offline reservation: To make or cancel a dinner servation, e-mail or call the ACS office at 215-382-1589 (leave message on voicemail if necessary). Fee, including food and beverages (wine, beer & sodas), is $30 by Saturday Jan. 4th,  $35 afterwards. Late reservations and walk-ins subject to availability. No-shows will be invoiced. Dietary restrictions accommodated on a limited basis. There is no charge for talk only, but registration is suggested using contact information above.


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