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  1. 1. Small Chem Biz Division of Small Chemical Businesses American Chemical Society February 2013 Volume 43, Issue 1 Property, Regulatory, and Capital Formation Issues.” The afternoon session, organized by Wilson Hago and Kathe Andrews, is “Algae, Biofuels, and CO2.” Don’t forget Monday evening Sci-Mix, where Jennifer Maclachlan will preside at SCHB’s posters. Tuesday morning starts at 8:00 a.m. with networking and continental breakfast, hosted by PID Analyzers, LLC. At 8:25 a.m. is SCHB’s flag- ship session “True Stories of Success from Chemical Entrepreneurs,” or- Program Overview ments, and plan your week. Stay for ganized by Xiaoxi Ling and Charles 245th National ACS Meeting SCHB’s annual business meeting, at McElroy. The afternoon starts with April 7-11, 2013 9:30 a.m., when Chair Stan Seelig John Newsam presiding at the ever- New Orleans LA will present “The State of the Divi- popular “Best Practices from Chemi- sion” and SCHB’s plans for 2013. cal Entrepreneurs” panel discussion, Prochain arrêt: and is followed by “Something’s La Nouvelle-Orléans!! At 10:00 a.m., Wilson Hago will Brewing in the Bayou,” chaired Next Stop, New Orleans!! convene the technical program with by New Orleans maven SharonBy Joe Sabol, Program Chair “The Hydrogen Economy is Fueled Vercellotti. At 5:00 p.m., if you by Small Businesses.” In the after- haven’t had enough la bonne chimieBonjour Mesdames et Messieurs. noon, Sid White and Mark Vreeke avec des bons gens (good chemis-French is not a foreign language will lead “Chemical Angel Network try with good people), or if you arein New Orleans. Division des - Chemists Investing in Chemical simply hungry and thirsty, then youpetites entreprises de la chemie Deals.” If you want to become more better sashay to Tomas Bistro forwants you to be ready for three full active in SCHB, please attend the SCHB’s reception with CHAS anddays du programme technique in SCHB Executive Committee open BMGT.Crescent Ballroom B, DoubleTree meeting in the afternoon. FinishHotel, 300 Canal Street, le kiosque the day at SCHB’s booth #1143 at cont’d on pg 2d’exposition #1143 and Sci-Mix in the Expo opening in the Conventionthe Convention Center, and une la Center. CONTENTSreception-fête at Tomas Bistro, 755 ACS Program Preview............ 1Tchoupitoulas Street. Monday is all about the impact of Calendar of Events.................. 4 small businesses in the alternative What to Do in New Orleans.... 5Start the La Nouvelle-Orléans fuel sector. At 8:15 a.m., SCHB pa- Regional Meetings............. 9-11 .meeting at 8:30 a.m. Sunday with tron Osha Liang LLP hosts network- ACS Webinars.................. 12-13networking, continental breakfast, ing and continental breakfast. Atand posters. Meet SCHB members, 8:45 a.m., Jeff Bergman will con-speakers, and guests, enjoy refresh- vene “Alternative Fuels: IntellectualFebruary 2013 http://www.acs-schb.org Page 1
  2. 2. Untimely death of John K. BorchardWe recently learned of the death ofJohn K. Borchard at the ACS Lead-ership Conference in Fort Worth,Texas, in January. John was afriend to many members of SCHB.He had written an article for thisissue of Small Chem Biz: “TheACS Committee on Patentsand Related Matters” (See page4) Mukund Chorghade, past chair SCHB, on a “Bat Mobile” with a Ger- man supermodel in Raleigh North Carolina, in November, during theJohn Borchardt operated his own SERMACS meeting. This company’s bikes were used in the Batmanconsulting/technical writing movies.firm, Southhaven Communica-tions, since 2004. He was anACS career consultant for 15years. He was the author of theACS/Oxford University PressBook “Career Management forScientists and Engineers.” Hehad more than 1500 articlespublished in a variety of maga-zines,newspapers and encyclopedias. Asan industrial chemist, he held 30U.S. and more than 125 interna-tional patents and was the authorof more than 130 peer-reviewed Dr. Anis Rahman, speaking at the “White House Asian American andpapers. He served on the ACS Joint Pacific Islander (AAPI) Business Leaders Forum” at the White HouseBoard – Council Committee Patents in Washington DC., in July 2012.and Related Matters.cont’d from pg. 1That’s the end of SCHB’s programin New Orleans, but that’s not theend of good chemistry. Plan tostay for Wednesday and Thursday,when SCHB co-sponsors AGFD’s“Arsenic Contamination of Foodand Water,” organized by JenniferMaclachlan, and ANYL’s “TerahertzSpectroscopy: Problem Solving forthe 21st Century Terahertz Spectros-copy,” organized by Anis Rahman.Bienvenue à la Nouvelle-Orléans!! Professor Mort Hoffman, NESACS, Dr. Mukund Chorgade , SCHB Past Chair, and Dr. Shrikant Kulkarni, Symposium Chair SERMACSPage 2 http://www.acs-schb.org February 2013
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  4. 4. The ACS Committee on Calendar of Events Algae, Biofuels, and CO2 Patents and Related 245th National ACS Meeting • Health, Safety, Security, and En- Matters April 7`-11, 2013 vironment: A Global Prospectiveby New Orleans LA • International Face of Environ-John K. Borchardt Division of Small Chemical ment, Health and Safety Businesses • Sustainability in the Chemi-No matter what the size of your cal Sciences: Models and Caseorganization, patents can be major Crescent Ballroom B, DoubleTree Studies for Educationimportance to its financial success. Hotel, 300 Canal Street • The Interconnected World ofOnce the almost exclusive domain Energy, Food and Water J. Sabol, Program Chairof companies, universities and units Monday Eveningof the federal government like the April 7 Morial Convention Center, Hall Dnational laboratories have become Sunday Morning 8:00 - 10:00pmquite active in obtaining patents and The Hydrogen Economy is Fueled April 9licensing them. Therefore, patent- by Small Businesses Tuesday Morningrelated matters are important to • True Stories of Success from Sunday Afternoonmost ACS members including many Executive Committee Meeting Chemical Entrepreneursmembers of the Division of Small 12:00 - 5:00pm Crescent A Double- • Complying with the New OSHAChemical Businesses. Tree Hazard Communication Stan- dard Revised 29 CFR 1910.1200The ACS Committee on Patents Sunday Afternoon Hazard Communicationand Related Matters (CPRM) is a Chemical Angel Network: Chemistsjoint committee of the ACS Council Investing in Chemical Deals Tuesday Eveningand the ACS Board of Directors. It SCHB Social Hour, 5-7pmmeets at each ACS National Meet- April 8 Tomas Bistro 755 Tchoupitoulasing, usually on Saturday. Much of its Monday Morning Streetwork is carried out by its four Section B Morial Convention Center, Hall D April 10 & April 11subcommittees. • Alternative Fuels: Intellectual Wednesday & ThursdayThe Legislation and Regulation Property, Regulatory, and Capi- Morning & AfternoonSubcommittee monitor intellec- tal Formation Issues • Arsenic Contamination of Foodtual property issues of importance • Chemistry Plus Food: Ingredi- and Waterto ACS members and chemists in ents for Success in Business • Terahertz Spectroscopy: Prob-general. It works to insure that ACS • Chemistry Plus Food: Ingredi- lem Solving for the 21st Century ents for Success in Busines Food and Energymembers’ interests are included indebate and discussion about legisla- Monday Afternoontion and regulations affecting intel- DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleanslectual property. When appropriate, Crescent Bit visits policy makers and explores Eat some beignets cont’d from column 1collaborations with other intellectual (ben-yays) The Awards Subcommittee seeksproperty organizations outside the with Cafe au Lait at the to highlight and acknowledge theACS. It maintains a liaison to the French Market intellectual property contributions ofcopyright subcommittee of the ACS chemists. One way it does this is toJoint Board – Council Committee on solicit nominations for the NationalPublications. Inventor’s Hall of Fame and theThe Education Subcommittee National Medal of Technology andprovides information on intellectual other appropriate awards. This sub-property issues that is useful and committee guides the nominationsneeded to the general ACS member. through the appropriate ACSThis includes a patent primer for approval process to gain officialchemists. ACS endorsement. It also consid- ers new awards for innovation.Page 4 http://www.acs-schb.org February 2013
  5. 5. SCHB Booths at the ACS Exposition, Philadelphia What to do in New Orleans! Fox Chase Chemical Diver- sity Center, Inc is a company New Orleans is one of the focused on providing medical world’s most fascinating cities. chemistry / chemical biology Steeped in a history of influ- support to basic research pro- ences from Europe, the Carib- grams. bean, Africa and beyond, it’s home to a truly unique melting pot of culture, food and music. Fox Chase Chemical Diversity Center, Inc., Rhoda Joseph, Senior You’ll find bowls filled to the Administrator. rim with gumbo, late nights in dark jazz clubs, strolls through historic neighborhoods, and tantalizing festivals throughout Applied Research & Photon- the year. Come down and ex- ics, Inc. is a leading company perience New Orleans, one of producing a terahertz line of America’s most culturally and products historically-rich destinations. Below are a few links for your enjoyment. • http://www.neworleansonline. Anis Rahman, Ph.D., CEO/CTO, com/neworleans/architecture/ Applied Research & Photonics, Inc. • http://www.neworleansonline. com/neworleans/fq/ • http://www.neworleansonline. CSCS is a CMO/CRO perfor- com/neworleans/arts/muse- mance and fine chemical com- pany is headquartered in West ums/ Warwick, Rhode Island USA, • http://www.neworleansonline. and provides solutions and services to the pharmaceutical, com/tools/transportation/get- biotechnology, and fine chemi- tingaround/streetcars.html cal industries. • Contents from http://www.newor- James Peltier the CEO of CSCS leansonline.com/ Free Ad & 1 Day Pictured at the ACS Exposition Registration are Technical Sales Consultants, LLC Evelynn Kelly, Shamrock Presenters at the SCHB meeting pro- Promotions Unlimited and grams are entitled to a free business David A. Jarvis Ph.D, Principal card ad in Small Chem Biz and 1 day Consultant. registration fee. Send ad to Sharon Vercellotti, Editor, newsletter@acs- schb.org and contact Program Chair Joe Sabol (program@acs-schb.org) for details concerning your presentation.February 2013 http://www.acs-schb.org Page 5
  6. 6. Volunteer for SCHB Member News •Northeast Regional Meeting (NERM), New Haven, CT, Oct 23-Contribute to SCHB. We need your 26, 2013help in the following areas• Newsletter assistant •Southeastern Regional Meeting• Webmaster assistant (SERMACS), Atlanta, GA, Nov 13-• Treasurer assistant 16, 2013• Membership chair All these meetings will need vol-• Sponsors - development unteers, speakers and organizers so• Symposia organizer please step up for the SCHB.• Graphic artist• Your ideas By Stanley Seelig, SCHB Chair Elect To even further the SCHB Division,Contact Past Chair, Mukund we are extending our outreach pro- Hi everyone,Chorghade at past-chair@acs-schb. gram to include other Professional Welcome to New Orleans!org meetings in 2013. These include the Things are moving ahead with the Advancement of Science (AAAS), ACS Division of Small Chemical Feb 14-18, 2013 in Boston, MA; Advertise in Businesses. We will have a strong American Physical Society (APS), Small Chem Biz presence at the ACS National Meet- Mar 18-22, 2013 in Baltimore, Single issue rates ings in New Orleans, LA (April MD; and Conference on Lasers and $25.00 business card 2 x 3.5 in. 7-11, 2013) as well as in Indianapo- Electro-Optics (CLEO) June 9-14, $75.00 per 1/4 page 3.5 x 4.5 in. lis, IN (Sept 8-12, 2013). We have 2013 in San Jose, CA. This is all $130.00 per 1/2 page 7 x 4.5 in. also been establishing a presence at thanks to a grant from ACS. $210.00 whole page the ACS Regional Meetings. Cur- contact editor: rently these include the following. As you can see elsewhere in the sharon.vercellotti@v-labs.com newsletter, Joe Sabol, Program •Central Regional Meeting Chair, has established a wonderful New Orleans Seafood (CERM), Mt. Pleasant MI, May 15- Spring Program in New Orleans, 18, 2013 LA. As before, we will have a booth at ACS Expo along with booths for •Great Lakes Regional Meeting new chemical businesses. Further- (GLRM), La Crosse, WI, June 5-8, more, we have a great reception 2013 planned at the Crescent City in New Orleans on April 8th. Please feel free •Western Regional Meeting to visit us at the reception, at the (WRM), Santa Clara, CA Expo, in New Orleans or through our social media platforms on Linke- dIn, ACS Network, Twitter, and/or Facebook. As our programs grows, our call for volunteers continues to grow. This could be at any of our national meetings or even on our monthly Executive Committee meetings. We need your help in all areas includ- ing organizing and speaking at our meetings. Please contact me if you need additional information or have any further questions. I can always be reached at chair@acs-schb.org. Thank you! Joe Sabol, Jennifer Maclachlan, and Stan Seeling host the SCHB Exposition booth in Philadelphia.Page 6 http://www.acs-schb.org February 2013
  7. 7. Center (GTAC) and the Sustain- able Supply Chain & Technol- ogy (SSC&T) Program aimed at assisting New York State compa- nies increase profits while reduc- ing their environmental footprint. NYSP2I is led by Dr. Anahita Williamson. She has a strong background and extensive ex- perience in the field of chemical and environmental engineering, including manufacturing process modification for improved mate- rial recovery and reuse, design Dr. Anahita Williamson for the environment and life- Director, NYS Pollution Pre- cycle assessment. Dr. Williamson vention Institute at RIT recently received EPA’s 2012 Environmental Quality AwardThe New York State Pollution for her leadership and significantPrevention Institute (NYSP2I) is contributions to greening New TRY SCHB SOCIAL MEDIAa statewide research and technol- York State. Dr. Williamson holdsogy transfer center funded by a B.S. in Chemical Engineeringthe New York State Department and M.S. and Ph.D. in Civil andof Environmental Conserva- Environmental Engineering, alltion. NYSP2I is headquartered at from Clarkson University.Rochester Institute of Technology For more information on NYS-(RIT) and is a partnership be- P2I, please visit: www.rit.edu/tween RIT, Clarkson University, nysp2i.Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,University at Buffalo and the 10 facebook.com/SCHBDNYS Regional Technology De-velopment Centers.The vision for the NYSP2I isto foster the transformation anddevelopment of sustainable busi- twitter.com/ACSSCHBnesses and organizations in NewYork State in a collaborativeprogram committed to makingthe State a leader in environmen-tal stewardship. This is achievedthrough reductions in toxicchemical use, the efficient use ofraw materials, energy and waterand reductions in emissions to theenvironment and waste genera-tion. NYSP2I’s core programsinclude Direct Client Assistance,Green Technology AcceleratorFebruary 2013 http://www.acs-schb.org Page 7
  8. 8. Indianapolis Meeting Insight If you would like to help, as a ses- Startup and Growing Small Busi-By Joe Sabol sion co-organizer, or if you feel that nesses” and a poster session. See:Program Chair you could organize another session http://2013cerm.sites.acs.org/. If that would be relevant to SCHB’s you would like to participate, submitThe ACS 246th national meet- mission, contact program chair Joe an abstract, or assist, please contacting will be held in Indianapolis, Sabol as soon as possible. Joe Sabol program@acs-schb.org orSeptember 8-12, 2013, with theme Jennifer Maclachlan pr@acs-schb.“Chemistry in Motion.” SCHB ses- Ladies and Gentlemen: Start your org.sion organizers are already working engines!on an interesting and informative Great Lakes Regional Meetingprogram; abstract submission closes GLRM, La Crosse WI, June 5-8,on March 25, 2013. All sessions 2013listed below are oral presentations, SCHB is organizing “True Storiesexcept where noted. If you would Regional Meeting Report of Success from Chemical Entrepre-like to submit an abstract or if you By Joe Sabol neurs” and “Resources for Startuphave any questions, do not hesitate Program Chair and Growing Small Businesses”to contact the organizer. ACS regional meetings provide an and a poster session. See: http://• True Stories of Success from alternative to the large semi-annual www.uwlax.edu/glrm2013/. If youChemical Entrepreneurs, George national meetings. SCHB plans would like to participate, submit anRuger gruger04@yahoo.com programming at four ACS regional abstract, or assist, please contact• Small Chemical Businesses poster meetings in 2013 and we hope that Joe Sabol program@acs-schb.orgsession, George Ruger you can attend one or more. SCHB or Michael Haukaas membership@• SCHB Sci-Mix poster session, has two models for regional meet- acs-schb.org.George Ruger ings: 1) two half-day sessions on Western Regional Meeting WRM,• Best Practices for Success in “resources” and “true stories” and Santa Clara CA, October 2-5, 2013.Startup and Growing Businesses sponsorship of a coffee break, and 2)panel discussion, John Newsam sending a SCHB representative, with The WRM website was not up andjmn@windhoverventures.com poster and other materials, to so- SCHB’s program was not final at• Chemical Angel Network: Chem- licit ideas and members. However, press time, but new ideas can still beists Investing in Chemical Deals, SCHB can sponsor other sessions if added. If you are interested in help-Mark Vreeke mvreeke@aol.com a member proposes and is willing to ing, please contact Sandra Thomp-and Sid White sidwhite@tampabay. organize. son sthompson@buchalter.com orrr.com Joe Sabol.• Women in Innovation and Invest- In addition, ACS offers leader-ing, Jennifer Maclachlan pidgirl@ ship courses at regional meetings Northeast Regional Meeting NERM,gmail.com and Janet Bryant janetl- and SCHB will sponsor the tuition New Haven CT, October 23-26,bryant@pnnl.gov (a member benefit) for a member 2013.• Small Businesses Grow by Using who is interested in becoming more SCHB plans “True Stories of Suc-Social Media, Jennifer Maclachlan involved in the division. If you are cess from Chemical Entrepreneurs”• Applications of Ionic Liquids from aware of a 2013 regional meeting and “Resources for Startup andSmall Chemical Businesses, Stan close to your location and you would Growing Small Businesses” and aSeelig ssseelig@aol.com like to participate, please contact poster session, but details were not• Resources for Startup and Small Program Chair Joe Sabol program@ available at press time. If you wouldBusinesses, Joe Sabol jsabol@ acs-schb.org with your ideas. like to participate, please contactchem-consult.com Central Regional Meeting CERM, Jennifer Maclachlan.• Technology Transfer: How to Mt. Pleasant MI, May 15-18, 2013Make it Profitable, Joe Sabol Looking forward, if you are aware• SBIR and STTR Can Help Your SCHB is organizing “True Stories of a regional meeting in 2014 andBusiness, Joe Sabol of Success from Chemical En- would like to organize a session,• Small Chemical Businesses in Mo- trepreneurs” and “Resources for please contact SCHB Program Chairtion, Joe Sabol Joe Sabol.Page 8 http://www.acs-schb.org February 2013
  9. 9. SCHB Program How social media marketing influ- Property, Regulatory, and Capital 245 National American th ences sales at a small chemical busi- Formation Issues Chemical Society Meeting ness. J. Maclachlan, J. Driscoll Cosponsored by ENFL Financially supported by Osha April 4-11, 2013 SUNDAY AFTERNOON Liang LLP New Orleans LA Section A J. Bergman, Organizer, Presiding DoubleTree by Hilton New OrleansJ. Sabol, Program Chair Crescent B 8:15 Continental Breakfast andApril 7 Networking. Chemical Angel Network: Chem-SUNDAY MORNING ists Investing in Chemical Deals 8:45 Introductory Remarks.Section A Cosponsored by COMSCI 8:50 . Great race: provisional pat-DoubleTree by Hilton New Or- M. Vreeke, Organizer ent applications and the first-to-fileleans, Crescent B 10:00 . Introductory Remarks. patent system. P. J. Roman, J. R.The Hydrogen Economy is Fu- Miller 10:05 . Creating a sustainable busi-eled by Small Businesses ness in the hydrogen and fuel cell 9:15 . Starting a business: Legal do’sCosponsored by CEI, ENFL, and market. K. Ayers and dont’s. T. SabomPROFW. Hago, Organizer, Presiding 10:35 . Using ARB biotechnology to 9:40 . The intersection of intellectual deliver fast, efficient, and modular property and energy: What effectsSCHB Poster Session wastewater treatment with simulta- does intellectual property have onJ. Maclachlan, Organizer, Presid- neous hydrogen byproduct genera- energy development and research?ing tion. M. Sholin C. Burton8:30 - 9:30 11:05 . Using GREET.net for hy- 10:05 Intermission.Continental Breakfast and Nework- drogen production life cycle analy-ing. 10:20 . Regulatory issues sur- sis. Q. Zhang, D. Dieffenthaler, V. rounding alternative energy. K. R.Member benefits and program- Sololov, R. L. Sabbisetti, A. Anjum, Rabagoming from the ACS Division A. A. Elgowainyof Small Chemical Businesses 10:45 . Trademark issues: the rise of 11:35 Concluding Remarks.SCHB. S. Seelig, J. Goodman, M. “green” trademarks. J. MontomgeryChorghade, L. Evans, D. Deutsch, Section A 11:10 . Investment trends in alterna-S. Vercellotti, R. Versic, J. Sabol, DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans, tive energy. G. HancockJ. Maclachlan, M. Haukaas, A. Crescent BRahman Chemical Angel Network: Chem- 11:35 Concluding Remarks. ists Investing in Chemical Deals Chemistry Plus Food: IngredientsExpanding your professional Cosponsored by COMSCI for Success in Businessnetwork in your local section by Financially supported by Chemical Sponsored by BMGT, Cosponsoredpartnering with the ACS Division Angels Network by AGFD, CEPA, and SCHBof Small Chemical Businesses M. Vreeke, OrganizerSCHB. S. Seelig, J. Goodman, M. The Interconnected World of En- S. White, Organizer, PresidingChorghade, L. Evans, D. Deutsch, ergy, Food and WaterS. Vercellotti, R. Versic, J. Sabol, 1:00 Introduction to Chemical Angel Sponsored by CHEF, CosponsoredJ. Maclachlan, M. Haukaas, A. Network and Angel Investing. by AGFD, COMSCI, and SCHBRahman 1:30 Pitches from Companies. MONDAY AFTERNOONACS Chemical Entrepreneurship Section A 2:30 Investment Training.Council (CEC): working with you DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleansto translate research into innova- 2:55 Concluding Remarks and Fu- Crescent Btions and jobs! J. L. Bryant, J. A. ture Plans.Giordan, J. Maclachlan, C. Burton, Algae, Biofuels, and CO2 April 8J. Cohen, A. Vincelli, G. Hry- Cosponsored by CEI, COMSCI, and MONDAY MORNINGcyshyn ENFL Section A W. Hago, OrganizerSupport your startup with the DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans K. Andrews, Organizer, PresidingChemical Angel Network. M. Crescent BVreeke, S. White 1:15 Introductory Remarks. Alternative Fuels: IntellectualFebruary 2013 http://www.acs-schb.org Page 9
  10. 10. Networking. 8:25 Introductory Remarks. 8:30 . How to tell the truth and get paid for doing it: Being an expert chemical witness. D. M. Manuta 9:00 . Small chemical business pro- viding in-house laboratory analyses and consultation to carbohydrate based industries. S. Vercellotti 9:30 . Founding and evolution of a startup pharmaceutical company. S. C. Bergmeier, N. D. Priestley, M. C. McMills, D. L. Wright 10:00 Intermission. 10:15 . When is a good time to start At ACS 244th national meeting Philadelphia, speakers in SCHB’s a business? R. Rajur session “How Small Businesses Increase Sales and Grow Using Social 10:45 . After thirty years the path Media”, are from left to right: Sandra Thompson, Jennifer Maclachlan ended in China. E. Meyer (organizer), Joe Sabol (program chair), Megan Norton, and Ken Grant. (Photo courtesy of George Ruger.) 11:15 . Developing and marketing an environmental instrumentation 1:20 . Pre-treatment of bagasse: company: A forty year perspective. A chemist’s approach to lig- Sustainability in the Chemical J. N.Driscoll nin depolymerization. M. S. Sciences: Models and Case Studies for Education 11:45 Concluding Remarks. Chorghade, A. M. Rahatgaonkar Sponsored by CEI, Cosponsored by Complying with the New OSHA 1:50 . Cool Planet Energy CHED, ENVR, and SCHB Systems and the production of Hazard Communication Standard carbon negative fuels. W. Hago The Interconnected World of En- Revised 29 CFR 1910.1200 Hazard ergy, Food and Water Communication 2:20 . Catalytic conversion of lig- Sponsored by CHEF, Cosponsored Sponsored by CHAS, Cosponsored nocellulosic biomass to conven- by AGFD, COMSCI, and SCHB by CCS and SCHB tional liquid fuels and chemicals. R. Cortright MONDAY EVENING Ethics Programs in Corporations Sci-Mix and Institutions 2:50 Intermission. Section A Sponsored by PROF, Cosponsored 3:05 . Direct to ethanol technol- Morial Convention Center, Hall D by CEPA, CHAL, ETHICS, and ogy: Algenol Biofuels. S. Smith 8:00 - 10:00pm SCHB 3:35 . Algal biofuel production; J. Maclachlan, Organizer, Presiding Have some raw oysters the Phycal system. R. Sayre April 9 TUESDAY MORNING 4:05 . Renewable chemicals from Section A seaweed. A. Kshatriya DoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans, 4:35 Concluding Remarks. Crescent B True Stories of Success from Health, Safety, Security, and Chemical Entrepreneurs Environment: A Global Pro- Cosponsored by PROF spective Financially supported by PID Ana- Visit the SCHB Website International Face of Environ- lyzers, LLC Our webpage (www.acs-schb.org) is ment, Health and Safety X. Ling, Organizer C. McElroy, emerging with a new look. Webmaster Sponsored by CHAS, Cospon- Organizer, Presiding David Deutsch (webmaster@acs-schb. sored by CCS and SCHB org) welcomes your input - news, local 8:00 Continental Breakfast and events, business opportunities.Page 10 http://www.acs-schb.org February 2013
  11. 11. TUESDAY AFTERNOON Future ACS National Tools and Resources forSection A Meeting Themes EntrepreneursDoubleTree by Hilton New OrleansCrescent B • 246th ACS National Meeting The Chemical Entrepreneurs forum & ExpositionBest Practices from Chemical on the ACS Network provides tools September 8-12, 2013Entrepreneurs and resources to entrepreneursCosponsored by COMSCI and Indianapolis, Indiana looking to start or advance theirPROF Program Theme: Chemistry in chemical business ventures. OpenJ. Sabol, Organizer Motion to the public is a Service ProvidersJ. Newsam, Organizer, Presiding • 247th ACS National Meeting listing with products/services such1:00 Introductory Remarks. & Exposition as attorneys and marketing firms1:05 Statements from panelists Jack March 16-20, 2014 that may be beneficial to your busi-Driscoll, Kathleen Schulz, Terry Dallas, TX ness in its current or potential stage.Jones, and Phil Wyatt. Theme: Chemistry of Energy/ Also available exclusively for mem- Advanced Materials for New bers is a Knowledge Center with1:35 Panel Discussion. Opportunities helpful information about training2:45 Concluding Remarks. programs, funding sources, andSection A • 248th ACS National Meeting business plan competitions, like theDoubleTree by Hilton New Orleans & Exposition one hosted by the ACS ChemicalCrescent B August 10-14, 2014 Entrepreneurship Council. You are San Francisco, California also encouraged to add your ownSomething’s Brewing in the Bayou Program Theme: Chemistry and resources to this interactive re-J. Maclachlan, Organizer Stewardship of the World source.S. Vercellotti, Organizer, Presiding3:00 Introductory Remarks.3:05 . Statements from panelistBrian Broussard (CovingtonBrewhouse), Mark Wilson (AbitaBrewing), Crescent City, and NewOrleans Lager and Ale.3:35 Panel Discussion.4:45 Concluding Remarks.Women Chemists of Color inIndustrySponsored by PROF, Cosponsoredby SCHB and WCCApril 10 & Aprill 11WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY-MORNING & AFTERNOONArsenic Contamination of Foodand WaterSponsored by AGFD, Cosponsoredby AGRO, ENVR, and SCHBTerahertz Spectroscopy: ProblemSolving for the 21st Century Foodand EnergySponsored by ANYL, Cosponsoredby SCHBFebruary 2013 http://www.acs-schb.org Page 11
  12. 12. SCHB - CHAS reception , Philadelphia History Garden Symposium Speakers at the Southwest Regional Meeting, Baton Rouge LA. “Women Chemists as Leaders and Mentors”, organized by Anne Taylor, SCHB member & Anne Nalley, past president, ACS. Sharon Vercellotti Marinda Wu and Anne Nally Gloria Thomas Jayne Garno Zakyia Wilson Jeanette BrownPage 12 http://www.acs-schb.org February 2013
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