Local Section Meeting & Event Information

Recycling Plastics 2020: Back to Atoms

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

ACS DFW Local Section is happy to host a talk by Dr. Bill Carroll, Jr., ACS President, 2005; Board Chair 2012-14 Date: Friday February 28, 2020; social hour at 6 pm, dinner at 7 pm, and talk at 8 pm Purchase tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/recycling-plastics-2020-back-to-atoms-tickets-95103538243?aff=ebdssbdestsearch . Dinner includes: Tacos, guacamole and iced tea. Location: TCC South campus in Fort Worth, Fusion Room in the SETC building If you'd like to attend remotely, please contact Matha Gilchrist ASAP at MARTHA.GILCHRIST@tccd.edu to get set up via web connection. Recycling Plastics 2020: Back to Atoms Plastics recycling as an organized process has been around for [...]

53rd ACS DFW Meeting in Miniature (MiM) Keynote Lecture by Prof Sir Fraser Stoddart, 2016 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Saturday, April 18, 2020 The University of Texas at Dallas 800 West Campbell Rd Richardson, TX 75080 Meeting website:  https://research.utdallas.edu/acsdfw2020/ Join us as as we celebrate DFW chemistry with 2020 vision! Registration will be free and open to all early March and will close April 10. We invite all students and trainees to submit abstracts for a 10-12 minute oral presentation, allowing 3-5 minutes for questions. To volunteer as a presentation judge or for other inquiries please send an email to Dr. Jeremiah [...]

Local Section of the American Chemical Society

October 7, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join the Dallas-Fort Worth Local Section of the American Chemical Society for an evening honoring Mrs. Jo King of Heritage High School! Saturday, October 7 Registration deadline: Wednesday, October 4, 5pm Click here to register & pay online through EventBrite. You MUST register through EventBrite to attend the event. Mrs. Jo King Biography Jo King has taught chemistry for almost 30 years and currently teaches Pre-AP and AP courses at Heritage High School in Frisco, Texas. She has been involved in various aspects of ACS and currently is the Co-Chair of the High School Committee for the Division of Chemical [...]

ACS DFW Section – USPTO Tour and Presentation

May 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - May 31, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

ACS DFW Section - USPTO Tour and PresentationUnited States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Texas Regional Office Tuesday, May 22, 6pm Registration deadline May 20 Click here for more information and to purchase tickets! Please join the ACS DFW Local Section for a tour and presentation at the United States Patent & Trademark Office - Texas Regional Office in downtown Dallas. The USPTO staff (including a chemistry-related patent examiner) will provide a presentation, and tours of the USPTO - Texas Regional Office also will be provided. Dinner will be catered by Celebration Restaurant. More information about the USPTO - Texas [...]

ACS DFW Science Advocacy Workshop

November 13, 2018 @ 12:00 am

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Refreshments at 5:30, Program at 6 pm University of Texas Arlington, CRB 114 In the words of ACS Past-President Katie Hunt: “Chemistry is at a crossroads. Globalization is upon us, and there is no turning back. Our challenge is how to keep our nation strong in an increasingly global marketplace. Strengthening the roots of American innovation and competitiveness—education, basic research, and a business environment to drive innovation—is how we as a nation will meet this challenge.” This is the message that the ACS DFW Local Section can bring to Congress and to the Texas Legislature. The [...]

May Local Section Meeting

May 31, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

May Local Section Meeting Join us on Friday, May 19! Event Overview: Join us for our February local section meeting featuring a lecture by Dr. John McIlroy, a forensic chemist with the Drug Enforcement Administration at the South Central Laboratory in Dallas, TX. The evening will include a social hour, dinner, and Dr. McIlroy's talk: "China White, Spice, Bath Salts, and N-Bombs: Designer Drugs in America" Date: Friday, February 24, 2017 Meeting Schedule: (6-9pm) 6pm Social Hour (Light appetizers and drinks) 7pm Dinner (menu TBD) 7:45pm Local section announcements Join us for our May local section meeting featuring a lecture [...]

Other Past Events

Friday. May 3, 2019

@ The Fort Worth Botanic Gardens (FWBG) Lecture Hall “Baking Goes Rogue”  a fun evening of chemistry and “delightfully wicked” obsessive baking 6.15 – 7.25 pm Reception in the FWBG Lecture Hall Lobby with“Breaking Bad With Bread”, a talk on the Chemistry of Baking by Hao Tran (Hao and Dixya) and Trent Shaskan, of The Table and Baylor Professor & Alcon Scientist Dr. Paul Zinke Followed at 7.30p by attendance at the World Premiere Opera

“Companionship”*
by Rachel T. Peters
Produced by the Fort Worth Opera
Registration Includes the Reception and a Ticket to “Companionship”
REGISTER
*In addition to a description of the Opera, this link has ticket sales prices. Tickets are included in the ACSDFW Registration!
next ACSDFW Local Section will be a Dinner Meeting/Webinar on Thursday, February 21, 2019 @ TCC South Campus.
Kirk Hunter, Member of the ACS Committee on Chemical Safety, will present an ACS sanctioned talk, ‘Chemical Lab Safety: What Can you Do?’
Schedule for the On-site event will be 6p – 7p Social Hour, 7p – 8p Dinner, 8p-9p. Registration will Open on 2/4/19.
IMPORTANT! In addition to the on-site venue @ TCC-South, Mr. Hunter’s talk will be broadcast as a Webinar. To participate in the program via the internet, e- your name and institution to ACSDFW LS 2019 Chair, info@acsdfw.org and CC DFWchemists@gmail.com. Your site can host a gathering, a dinner meeting, or just the Webinar – whatever you choose.
Deadline to sign up to host the Webinar is this Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.
Questions? Contact Chair Dr. Denise Merkle atdmerkle@sciconsult.com
Questions? Contact 2018 Chair-Elect Denise Merkle, dmerkle@sciconsult.com, and CC DFWchemists@gmail.com.