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Illinois-Iowa Local Section American Chemical Society (IL-IA ACS)
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- The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world’s largest scientific society and one of the world’s leading sources of authoritative scientific information. A nonprofit organization, chartered by Congress, ACS is at the forefront of the evolving worldwide chemical enterprise and the premier professional home for chemists, chemical engineers and related professions around the globe.
2020 Dr. Donald Kiser Memorial Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, 2020
National Chemistry Week - Oct 20-26th, 2020
Due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19, all IL-IA ACS monthly meetings are suspended until further notice.
Since the Local Section boundaries range from Monmouth, IL in the south to Dubuque, IA in the north, the Section offers local section meetings/program in the south (Monmouth Area), the north (Dubuque Area), the center (Quad Cities), and the west center (Muscatine Area).
|January||No meeting - holidays and potential weather issues|
|February||ACS-sponsored "Program-In-a-Box" The Future of Food*||February 25, 2020, 5:45 pm||Monmouth College, St. Ambrose University, Loras College, Black Hawk College - East Campus (Galva)||Brad Sturgeon (email@example.com), Jennifer Schmidt-McCormack (firstname.lastname@example.org), Dave Oostendorp (David.Oostendorp@loras.edu), Abbott, Alan <ABBOTTA@bhc.edu>|
|March||Win Phippen, Western Illinois University, Professor of Plant Breeding and Genetics. Industrial Hemp Production in Illinois||March 4th, 7 pm presentation, 6 pm (Dinner - reservations pls)||Monmouth College||Brad Sturgeon (email@example.com)|
|April||Chemistry Trivia has been cancelled due to SARS-CoV-2|
|May||No meeting due to SARS-CoV-2|
|June-Aug||Summer Break - No meetings|
|October||ACS-sponsored "Program-In-a-Box"*||TBD||Multiple Sites||Site Contacts|
|October||12th Annual Illinois-Iowa American Chemical Society Undergraduate Research Conference||October 31, 2020||St. Ambrose University||Kelly Giddens|
|December||Holiday Break - No meetings|
|*Quick comment about PIB: Sites who wish to host a PIB program need to register at the website above by February 7th. The National ACS office will send each registered site a box with specific content. On Feb 25th, a live stream of the talk will start and those gathered can interact with the speaker and other attending groups.|
National ACS Programming
Il-IA Local Partners
Black Hawk College