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Nov
29
Thu
2018
Science Cafe November 2018 @ CSU Chico AYRS201
Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Presentation about the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Dr. Dan Edwards will be giving a presentation about the recent Nobel Prize awarded in Chemistry. Frances H. Arnold, George P. Smith, and Sir Gregory P. Winter were awarded the Prize for their work that “harnessed the power of evolution” to benefit humanity.

Finger foods provided.

Dec
9
Sun
2018
CALACS 2018 Holiday Party @ Scott's Seafood Walnut Creek
Dec 9 all-day

Times TBD

RSVP office@calacs.org

Jan
10
Thu
2019
East Bay Science Cafe @ Cafe Leila
Jan 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doors at 6:00 PM, Talk starts at 7:00 PM
We have changed our regular time to the second Thursday of the month.
1724 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Jan
11
Fri
2019
ELEMENTS at the Marin Society of Artists – Reception and Award Presentation @ Marin Society of Artists
Jan 11 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
ELEMENTS at the Marin Society of Artists - Reception and Award Presentation @ Marin Society of Artists

San Rafael –What do paintings, sculpture, photographs – in fact, all matter –have in common? Elements! Whether created in the Big Bang or in modern science labs, everything we experience as matter is made up of Elements, substances consisting of a single type of atom.

The United Nations has proclaimed 2019 to be the International Year of the Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements, in honor of the Table’s 150th anniversary. https://www.iypt2019.org/ELEMENTS, a national fine arts exhibition at the Marin Society of Artists in San Rafael, is one of the first events of this worldwide celebration! We have invited artists to interpret the theme of Elements in whatever way brings it to life for them – from alchemy to particle physics to wacky whimsy, an Element’s mystique, mythology, discovery, uses throughout history, use in art, the magical areas between the particles of the atoms, philosophical or mystical flights of fancy.

The exhibition opens on January 10, 2019, and continues through February 2, 2019. The public is invited to come explore what artists have to say about the Elements. Each artwork will be accompanied by a label explaining its connection to the theme. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon to 4 p.m. All are welcome to join us for the reception for the artists on Friday, January 11, 2019; this is in conjunction with the San Rafael 2nd Friday Art Walk. Chemists are especially welcome to attend!

The Marin Society of Artists is a non-profit organization promoting the arts in the community since 1927. In partnership with non-profit organizations and others it provides a broad array of arts opportunities, encouraging artists at all stages of development and the general public to explore and incorporate art in their lives. The Main Gallery showcases a new display of original art every month, most available for purchase.

Jan
31
Thu
2019
Science Café- CSU-CHICO  Thursday, January 31, 2019 “Harnessing the Power of Evolution to do Chemistry: A Presentation About the 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry”, Speaker: Dr. Dan Edwards, Professor of Biochemistry at California State University, Chico @ Room: ARTS 112 (Arts and Humanities Building)
Jan 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

01-31-2019-Science Cafe - Nobel Prize- CSU-Chico

Time: 5:00 pm 

Cost:  No Charge

Location: 400 W. 1st Street, Chico CA, Room: ARTS 112 (Arts and Humanities Building)

Please RSVP to chem@csuchico.edu if you plan to attend.

Feb
14
Thu
2019
East Bay Science Cafe @ Cafe Leila
Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doors at 6:00 PM, Talk starts at 7:00 PM
We have changed our regular time to the second Thursday of the month.
1724 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Feb
16
Sat
2019
Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Meeting; “Sugar-derived Lubricants: a High-performance, Ecofriendly Alternative to Petroleum-derived Lubricants”,  @ USDA,
Feb 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Women Chemists Committee (WCC) Meeting – Sat., February 16, 2019

Topic: “Sugar-derived Lubricants: a High-performance, Ecofriendly Alternative to Petroleum-derived Lubricants”, Speakers: Dr. Paula Vettel, Technical Director, Formulations and Regulatory at Novvi LLC and Lynn Rice, Formulations Engineer at Novvi LLC

Time: 10:30-11:00 am Snacks & Coffee, 11:00 am Discussion & Lunch

Cost: $15.00 ($7.00 for students and unemployed). Technical discussion is free.

LocationUSDA, 800 Buchanan Street, Albany.

For reservations please contact the Cal. Section office at office@calacs.org or (510) 351-9922.02-16-2019 WCC Flyer-Sugar-derived Lubricants USDA
02-16-2019 WCC Flyer-Sugar-derived Lubricants USDA

Feb
26
Tue
2019
The Evolving Periodic Table and Its Amazing Elements @ College of Alameda Science Annex
Feb 26 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm

The countdown has begun to our next free ACS Program-in-a-Box!
It’s the International Year of the Periodic Table! One-hundred and fifty years ago, Dmitri Mendeleev first presented his periodic system to the Russian Chemical Society, forever shaping the way we look at the elements. Join hundreds of groups from around the U.S. and the globe for this live celebration of one of chemistry’s greatest achievements!
Explore the early efforts of scientists to organize the elements, be the first online to answer elemental “Table Trivia,” and learn how the Table continues to grow with the addition of new super heavy elements.
Join us in the MESA Center at the College of Alameda Science Annex for fun and refreshments at 3:45 PM, followed by the ACS live webinar at 4 PM, complete with Periodic Table trivia and prizes.
Mar
14
Thu
2019
East Bay Science Cafe @ Cafe Leila
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doors at 6:00 PM, Talk starts at 7:00 PM
We have changed our regular time to the second Thursday of the month.
1724 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley
Apr
11
Thu
2019
East Bay Science Cafe @ Cafe Leila
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Doors at 6:00 PM, Talk starts at 7:00 PM
We have changed our regular time to the second Thursday of the month.
1724 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley