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Oct
26
Sat
2019
CANCELLED: North Bay Science Discovery Day in Santa Rosa @ Sonoma County Fair Grounds
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

URGENT UPDATE: This event is CANCELLED because the Sonoma County Fairgrounds are needed to shelter some of the 50,000 people threatened by the Kincaid Fire.

Cal ACS returns to the Bay Area Science Festival’s North Bay Discovery Day with more fun, hands-on chemistry activities.  You can recreate Alessandro Volta’s original electrical pile, and discovery more wonders of the Marvelous Metals as we celebrate this year’s National Chemistry Week theme.

If you’d like to help out, please contact Alex Madonik, National Chemistry Week Coordinator for the California Section: alexmadonik@sonic.net or 510-872-0528

Bay Area Science Festival CSU East Bay on Sat Oct 26 @ Cal State U. East Bay - Science Bldg, VBT, and lawn
Oct 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

11 AM to 4 PM per the BASF website.  Here’s the link again:

http://www.bayareasciencefestival.org/festival/east-bay-discovery-day-3/

First name: Michael
Last name: Groziak

Email address: michael.groziak@csueastbay.edu
City: Hayward
State: CA
Phone number: 510-885-3407

Oct
27
Sun
2019
East Bay Mini Maker Faire – 10th Anniversary! @ Park Day School
Oct 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm
On Sunday, October 27th, we’ll return to the East Bay Mini Maker Faire, hosted by the Park Day School, 360 42nd Street in Oakland, 10 AM to 4 PM.  Every sort of Do-It-Yourself science and engineering is on display at this delightful event, along with crafts and wonderful locally produced food items.

If you’d like to help out, please contact Alex Madonik, National Chemistry Week Coordinator for the California Section: alexmadonik@sonic.net or 510-872-0528

Nov
2
Sat
2019
Bay Area Science Festival – Science Discovery Day at Oracle Park @ Oracle Park
Nov 2 @ 10:30 am – 4:30 pm

Cal ACS returns to the Bay Area Science Festival’s Discovery Day at Oracle Park with more fun, hands-on chemistry activities.  You can recreate Alessandro Volta’s original electrical pile, and discovery more wonders of the Marvelous Metals as we celebrate this year’s National Chemistry Week theme.  Help us share the excitement of science with the public as we recognize the 150th anniversary of the Mendeleyev’s Periodic Table.

We’ll be there with more than 200 community organizations and laboratories celebrating every facet of science and technology.  This is your chance to roam the SF Giant’s home field for free!

If you’d like to help out, please contact Alex Madonik, National Chemistry Week Coordinator for the California Section: alexmadonik@sonic.net or 510-872-0528

Nov
8
Fri
2019
Bay Area Chemistry Symposium @ Merck Auditorium
Nov 8 all-day

This event is SOLD OUT!

Introducing the Bay Area Chemistry Symposium, a Silicon Valley and California  ACS-sponsored symposium on Synthesis and Design in Medicinal and Process Chemistry

Friday, November 8th, 2019

This symposium, unique in the Bay, will provide an ideal forum to meet and exchange ideas covering themes in chemical biology, synthesis, and computational chemistry among students, postdocs, and industrial chemists.

The symposium will feature:

  • Keynote seminars from Stanford Professor Carolyn Bertozzi, UCSF Professor Bill DeGrado, and UC Berkeley Professor Richmond Sarpong
  • Industrial chemistry seminars from AbbVie, Gilead, Merck, and Novartis
  • Eight graduate student and postdoc short talks
  • Poster presentations by graduate students, postdocs, and industrial chemists from renowned institutions and companies around the Bay Area

Please join us to network with local chemists and learn about cutting-edge chemistry happening across the Bay Area’s outstanding academic institutions and biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.

The first Bay Area Chemistry Symposium is being hosted by the Merck Research Labs at 213 East Grand Avenue in South San Francisco.

For more information and to apply, visit: svacs.org/BACS

For questions, please e-mail us: bacs@scvacs.org

Nov
19
Tue
2019
AI and Chemistry: Protein Engineering and East Bay Biotech – “Event at full capacity – email office@calacs.org to be added to the wait-list.” @ Amyris
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

California Section
AI and Chemistry: Protein Engineering and East Bay
Biotech
Tuesday – November 19, 2019 – 6:00 to 9:00 PM
Amyris
5885 Hollis St.
Suite 100
Emeryville, CA 94608
6:00 PM Networking (Refreshments provided)
7:00 PM Welcome, Panel, and Q&A
7:45 PM Concluding Remarks
7:50 PM Networking and Refreshments
Discussion on East Bay research – Come join us to learn more about the future of chemistry, protein
engineering, and artificial intelligence within the biotech industry.

“Event at full capacity – email office@calacs.org to be added to the wait-list.”

RSVP here!

Guests will sign a non-disclosure upon sign-in at the event. Event access is through the
general access door facing Hollis Street.
Our Distinguished Panelists:
Yue Yang, PhD
Amyris
Director, Program
Management
Loren Perelman, PhD
Riffyn
Vice President, Scientific
Solutions
Louis Metzger, PhD
Tierra Biosciences
Chief Scientific Officer
The event is FREE and open to the community. More information at: calacs.org or email
aliciaataylor@gmail.com

Dec
8
Sun
2019
California ACS Holiday Party 2019 @ Scott's Seafood Walnut Creek
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us at Scott’s Seafood Walnut Creek for our annual holiday party!

Please RSVP: office@calacs.org.

Jan
8
Wed
2020
Fireside Chat with Barbara Smith @ Chevron Richmond Technology Center, Building 10, Auditorium.
Jan 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

WCC Meeting – Wednesday, January 8th, 2020, all are invited

Topic“Fireside Chat with Barbara Smith”, Speaker: Dr. Barbara Smith, VP Chevron Oronite Company

Time: 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Cost: Free Event

Location: Chevron Richmond Technology Center, Building 10, Auditorium. 525 Castro St., Richmond CA

Reservations are required.  For registration, press here.  Registration is through Eventbrite only.

Feb
6
Thu
2020
Korematsu Middle School Science Fair @ Korematsu Middle School
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Korematsu Middle School Seal

Cal ACS returns to Korematsu Middle School in El Cerrito on Thursday evening, February 6th, for their annual Science Fair.  Our volunteers will present a chemistry show and a variety of hands-on chemistry activities.  Please contact Alex Madonik if you would like to join the fun!

Feb
12
Wed
2020
IUPAC GLOBAL WOMEN’S BREAKFAST — BUILDING BONDS TO CREATE FUTURE LEADERS @ on-line
Feb 12 all-day

Register https://iupac.org/event/iupac-global-breakfast/  see Now Open on link

Contact: Marinda Wu

marindawu@gmail.com