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Chemistry-related networking meetings- Oct. 2018

17 Sep 2018 1:05 PM | Dr. Keith D. Wing (Administrator)

From Joe Martino, ACS Philadelphia section

Greetings to all!

Here's the list of meetings for the month of October:

October 8:  Delaware Valley Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group

Time:  6:00 PM -- 8:00 PM

Place:  Mendel Hall, Room 213

             Villanova University

             800 Lancaster Avenue

             Villanova, PA 19085

Speaker:  John McLean (Vanderbilt University)

Topic:  "High dimensional molecular phenomics in systems, synthetic, and chemical biology"

Cost:  Free

Registration:  RSVP to Ron Shomo at by October ???


October 8-11:  Association of Laboratory Managers 39th Annual ALMA Conference

Place:  Courtyard by Marriott Philadelphia Downtown

             21 N. Juniper Street

             Philadelphia, PA 19107

Agenda:  Workshops and seminars concerning chemical lab management and leadership in the chemistry laboratory.

Cost:  $65.00 - $599.00, depending on category

Registration:  On-line


October 11:  Baruch S. Blumberg Institute Research Seminar

Time:  11:00 AM -- 12:00 PM

Place:  Baruch S. Blumberg Institute (aka PA Biotechnology Center)

             3805 Old Easton Road

             Doylestown, PA 18905

Speaker:  Homie A. Razavi (Center for Disease Analysis Foundation)

Topic:  "The global prevalence of HBV, can we achieve the hepatitis elimination targets by 2030?"

Cost:  Free

Registration:  None


October 11:  Joseph Priestly Society Meeting

Time:  11:30 AM -- 2:00 PM

Place:  Science History Institute

             315 Chestnut Street

             Philadelphia, PA 19106

Speaker:  Katrine S. Bosley (Editas Medicine, Inc.)

Topic:  Pharmaceutical Applications of CRISPR Technology

Cost:  $25.00

Registration:  On-line


October 16:  AIChE Delaware Valley Section Continuing Education Series

Time:  5:00 PM -- 6:45 PM

Place:  3rd Floor Main Conference Room

             Two Ash St.

             Suite 3000

             Three Tower Bridge

             Jacobs Engineering

             Conshohocken, PA 19428

Speaker:  Richard Skeirik, PE

Topic:  "Kinetics & Reactor Design (Part 2):  Liquid Reactor Design"

Cost:  $15.00 -- $30.00, depending on category

Registration:  On-line


October 19:  The 3 Big "Effectives" In Negotiation Skills

Time:  9:30 AM -- 11:30 AM

Place:  NJMEP Training Center

             2 Ridgevale Avenue, #305

             Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

Agenda:  A workshop on the art of negotiations, focusing on industrial sales.

Cost:  $25.00

Registration:  On-line


October 23:  Sustainable Cosmetic Science

Time:  4:00 PM -- 8:00 PM

Place:  Chart House

             Lincoln Harbor Pier D-T

             Weehawken, NJ 07086

Speakers:  James V. Gruber (Jeen International)

                    Christopher Johnson (Kinetik Technologies)

Agenda:  Sustainability in cosmetics, focusing on biofermentation and formulation with green materials

Cost:  Free to $70.00, depending on category

Registration:  On-line


October 25:  40th Annual Princeton ACS Fall Organic Chemistry Symposium

Time:  8:30 AM -- 6:00 PM

Place:  Forsgate Country Club

             375 Forsgate Drive

             Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Speakers:  Anna K. Mapp (University of Michigan)

                    Dan DiRocco (Merck & Co.)

                    Jin-Quan Yu (Scripps Research Institute)

                    Frances Arnold (California Institute of Technology)

Agenda:  A symposium on organic chemistry

Cost:  $50.00 to $135.00, depending on category

Registration:  On-line


October 25:  Philadelphia Organic Chemists' Club Meeting

Time:  Social Hour with Pizza at 6:30 PM in Chemistry Building Atrium (down the staircase)

            Seminar at 7:30 PM in Carolyn Hoff Lynch Lecture Hall

Place:  Chemistry Building

             University of Pennsylvania

             34th and Spruce Streets

             Philadelphia, PA 

Speaker:  Jamie McCabe Dunn (Merck Process Research and Development)

Topic:  "Vignettes in Process Chemistry spanning Enabling Discovery Chemistry to Manufacturing Route Development"

Cost:  $20.00 to join POCC

Registration:  On-line to join POCC


October 26:  Capturing the R&D Tax Credit

Time:  12:00 PM -- 1:30 PM

Place:  NJMEP Training Center

             2 Ridgevale Avenue, #305

             Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927

Agenda:  A 1½ hour workshop exploring how the R&D tax credit can be used.

Cost:  $25.00

Registration:  On-line


October 30:  Philly LRIG Annual Vendor Exhibition

Time:  4:00 PM -- 8:00 PM

Place:  DoubleTree by Hilton

             301 West DeKalb Pike (US 202)

             King of Prussia, PA 19406

Agenda:  Vendor exhibition on laboratory robotics along with presentations on novel technology.

Cost:  Free

Registration:  On-line


Cheers! Joe

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