ACS National Meeting - San Diego 2016

Computers in Chemistry

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TECHNICAL PROGRAM ‡ Cooperative Cosponsorship PRES PRES Presidential Events D. Nelson and D. Crans, Program Chairs BUSINESS MEETINGS: Poster Session on Employment, Diversity & Organic Chemistry Education, 8:00 PM: Sun SUNDAY AFTERNOON Section A San Diego Convention Center Room 2 Discussions with the President's Task Force on Employment Cosponsored by BIOL, BMGT, CARB, CELL, CHED, CINF, COLL, COMSCI, DAC, GEOC, I&EC, IAC, INOR, MEDI, ORGN, PHYS, PMSE, POLY, PROF, SCHB and WCC D. Nelson, Organizer, Presiding D. Crans, Organizer A. E. Pavlath, Presiding 1:30 PRES 1. Purpose of Task Force and future plans. D. Nelson, A. Pavlath 1:45 PRES 2. Evolving nature of supply and demand factors in the chemical work- force. T. Hoerter, B. Balazs 2:00 PRES 3. It's not in the job title. Realities of the chemical industries: Career oppor- tunities for undergraduate professionals. M. Engelman, S.B. Butts 2:15 PRES 4. Can professional certificates enhance your career opportunities? Case studies and lessons learned. A. Campbell, P. Jagodzinski 2:30 PRES 5. Do we prepare our gradu- ates for the jobs offered by industry? K. Haider, D. Crans 2:45 PRES 6. Addressing the challenges of unemployment of young graduates and mid-career chemical professionals. P. Dorhout, W. Ewing 3:00 PRES 7. Global factors influencing employment in the U.S. W. Jones, M. Wu 3:15 Panel Discussion. SUNDAY EVENING Section A San Diego Convention Center Hall D My Comments to the President's Task Force on Employment Cosponsored by BIOL, BMGT, CARB, CELL, CHED, CINF, COLL, COMSCI, DAC, GEOC, I&EC, IAC, INOR, MEDI, ORGN, PHYS, PMSE, POLY, PROF, SCHB and WCC D. Nelson, D. Crans, Organizers 8:00 - 10:00 PRES 8. What factors determine the balance between supply and demand? D. Nelson, A. Pavlath PRES 9. What is the employment situation for technicians? M. Engelman, S. Butts, D. Nelson, A. Pavlath PRES 10. What are the benefits and hand- icaps of possible certification, licensing, and registration of chemical profes- sionals? A. Campbell, P. Jagodzinski, D. Nelson, A. Pavlath PRES 11. Do we prepare our graduates for jobs offered by industry? D. Crans, K. Haider, D. Nelson, A. Pavlath PRES 12. What causes unemployment among young graduate and mid-career chemical professionals, and how can we help? P. Dorhout, W. Ewing, D. Nelson, A. Pavlath PRES 13. What is needed to increase under- represented groups in the workforce? D. Nelson, A. Pavlath PRES 14. What global factors influence the U.S. employment situation, and how do outsourcing and immigration contribute to this situation? M. Wu, W. Jones, D. Nelson, A. Pavlath PRES 15. AGFD Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry: Opportunities and advances in future chemistry. M. Appell, B. Park PRES 16. SCHB experience helps you meet the challenges of employment in the chemical sciences sector. J. Maclachlan, A. Rahman, J. Sabol, M. Chorghade PRES 17. Who are COMP members and where have they gone? Demographics and national meeting attendance. E. Esposito PRES 18. Women Chemists Committee (WCC) efforts to support chemists in the workforce. K. Woznack, A. Charlebois, L. Sremaniak, A. Nicely, C. Chow, A. Debaillie, M. Rogers, M. Shultz, L. Kemp PRES 19. Chemical Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council (CIEC): Working to enhance and highlight the impact of women in STEM worldwide . J. Bryant, J. Giordan, E. Nalley, J. Maclachlan, L. Kemp, N. LaFranzo PRES 20. Help me get a job: the Portland Section's approach to helping new grad- uates and working chemists find employ- ment in chemistry . J. Tung, M. Mackiewicz PRES 21. Perspectives on the landscape of chemistry-related employment in the ACS Puget Sound Section. G.D. Christian, C. Fryhle, G. Milligan, M. Wicholas PRES 22. Welcoming work environments and broadening participation for LGBTQ+ Chemists. B. Belmont, M. Crawford PRES 23. Current career challenges in the chemical sciences- A younger chemist's perspective. W. Lawal PRES 24. How do changes in public higher education affect career opportunities in chemistry? M. Philipp PRES 25. Benefits of two-year institu- tions for employment and employers. F. Wood-Black PRES 26. Focus on career preparation within the requirements of the ACS Certified Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry. T. Wenzel, L. Kosbar PRES 27. Professional master program in chemistry and biochemistry technology as a tool to improve professional qualifi- cation . D. Petri PRES 28. Increasing unemployment among Ph.D. graduates: A problem to solve or a solution to problem? S. Kostina PRES 29. Finding your way in computational electronic structure. R. Magyar PRES 30. Branching out from the central science. L. Schultz, M. McAfee PRES 31. Promoting STEM disciplines in industry through hands-on applications using the biochemical excellence in science and technology (BEST) NSF grant at Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) . S. Schlipp PRES 32. New reality of the chemical enterprise: Traditional and non-traditional career paths. M.K. Engelman, E. Rosenberg PRES 33. Innovation ecosystems: Technology-based economic devel- opment and workforce development. J. Curtis PRES 34. Demand, regulation, and expe- rience: The hindrance factors involved in American industry employment. J. Pischek, M. Reichert, L. Yet PRES 35. Recognition of– and adaptation to– the changing career landscape for chemists. M. Windsor PRES 36. Inside track on getting a better return on your job search investment. J. Stinson PRES 38. Engaging the global chemistry community through partnerships and opportunity. C. LaPrade, L. Brown PRES 39. Solving humanitarian problems leads to innovations and jobs. S. Ahuja PRES 40. Global factors and trends influ- encing U.S. employment, outsourcing, and immigration as related to the science industry . N. Maceda-Johnson, N. Ledra, J. Corwin, T. McCaffrey PRES 41. Education and employment of chemists in Germany– activities of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (German Chemical Society, GDCh) . H. Weinig, K. Schmitz Section B San Diego Convention Center Hall D My Experience with & Advice for Improving Diversity in Chemistry Cosponsored by BIOL, CELL, CHED, CINF, COLL, COMSCI, DAC, GEOC, I&EC, INOR, MEDI, ORGN, PHYS, POLY, PROF and WCC D. Nelson, D. Crans, Organizers 8:00 - 10:00 PRES 42. Social networking and other 21st century tools to promote the diverse job seeker in an all inclusive chemical industry . C. Supalo PRES 43. Text-to-speech enabled organic chemistry drawing tool opens new opportunities for the blind in chemistry. C. Supalo PRES 44. Minority student pipeline math science partnership: Recruiting under- represented minorities into science fields. D. Morgan Section C San Diego Convention Center Hall D My Experiences in & Advice for Organic Chemistry Courses Cosponsored by BIOL, CELL, CHED, CINF, DAC, GEOC, I&EC, INOR, MEDI, ORGN, POLY and PROF D. Nelson, D. Crans, Organizers 8:00 - 10:00 PRES 45. A new milestone in chemical edu- cation at the secondary level. A. Rahman PRES 46. Learner-centered approach to teaching undergraduate organic chemis- try. A. Brown PRES 47. Advancing graduate education in the chemical sciences with a modular curriculum. R. Halterman, M.T. Ashby PRES 48. Identifying areas of need for the learning of organic chemistry in prerequi- site classes. O. Kinney, D. Crans PRES 49. Organic chemistry, life, the uni- verse & everything (OCLUE). M. Cooper, M. Klymkowsky MONDAY MORNING Section A San Diego Convention Center Room 3 Is There a Crisis in Organic Chemistry Education? Cosponsored by BIOL, CELL, CHED, CINF, DAC, GEOC, I&EC, INOR, MEDI, ORGN, POLY and PROF D. Nelson, Organizer, Presiding D. Crans, Organizer M. Cooper, Presiding 9:00 PRES 50. Introduction: Evaluating organic chemistry textbooks. D. Nelson 9:15 PRES 51. Cengage: Is the organic chemistry course changing in reaction to the new MCAT? M. Rosener 9:30 PRES 52. Elsevier: Is there a crisis in organic chemistry education? K. Birtcher 9:45 PRES 53. McGraw-Hill: Adapting to the modern organic chemistry student. A. Pellerito 10:00 PRES 54. Macmillan: How can a publisher partner with and support faculty in times of curriculum change in organic chemistry. L. Schultz 10:15 PRES 55. Pearson: Future of teaching organic chemistry. J. Zalesky 10:30 PRES 56. Wiley: How will/does tech- nology change the classroom. S. Hickey 10:45 Remarks and Structure – D. Nelson 10:50 Panel Discussion. Section B San Diego Convention Center Room 5A How to Foster Diversity in the Chemical Sciences: Lessons Learned & Taught from the Stories of Recipients of the Stanley C. Israel Award Cosponsored by CMA and PROF K. Bagga, C. Hobbs, Organizers, Presiding 8:30 Introductory Remarks by M. Jacobs and S. Israel. 8:40 PRES 57. Diversifying the STEM pro- fessional workforce by building capacity at a two-year college on the U.S.-Mexico border . D. Brown 9:00 PRES 58. Wanted! Diverse STEM professionals seek like-minded mentors, coaches, sponsors and advocates. G. Thomas 9:20 PRES 59. Diversity efforts: University of California Berkeley and other. W. Lester 9:40 PRES 60. Making education and careers in chemistry accessible and successful for deaf and hard-of-hearing students . T. Pagano 10:00 Intermission. Technical program information known at press time. The official technical program for the 251st ACS National Meeting is available at: www.acs.org/sandiego2016

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