CMA Symposia at ACS National Meetings

Spring 2017 San Francisco:

CMA did not organize any symposia for the Spring 2017 ACS National Meeting, but is a co-sponsor with other committees and divisions for the following symposia:

Sun, Apr 02
9:00am – 12:00pm
PROF*: LGBT Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Chemistry Research Symposium
Emerging Applications in Inorganic Chemistry: Energy, Materials, Catalysis & Spectroscopy
Nikko Ballroom III – Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Organizers: Michael Morris, James Nowick
Presiders: Philip Rodenbough
Cosponsored by: ANYL, BIOL, CHED, CMA, COLL, COMP, CWD, ENVR, INOR, MEDI, MPPG, ORGN, PHYS, PMSE, POLY, PRES and WCC
Financially supported by: Peter K. Dorhout (ACS President-Elect), Merck

Sun, Apr 02
1:30-4:45pm
WCC: The Importance of Role Models & Mentors in Reaching Gender Equity in Chemical Sciences: A Symposium in Honor of Judith Iriarte-Gross
Monterey II – Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Organizers: Elizabeth Nalley, Kimberly Woznack
Presiders: Elizabeth Nalley
Cosponsored by: CHED, CMA and PROF

Sun, Apr 02
1:40pm – 5:00pm
PROF*: LGBT Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Chemistry Research Symposiu
Novel Reactions, Methodologies & Syntheses in Organic Chemistry
Nikko Ballroom III – Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Organizers: Michael Morris, James Nowick
Presiders: Michelle Nolan
Cosponsored by: ANYL, BIOL, CHED, CMA, COLL, COMP, CWD, ENVR, INOR, MEDI, MPPG, ORGN, PHYS, PMSE, POLY, PRES and WCC
Financially supported by: Peter K. Dorhout (ACS President-Elect), Merck

Mon, Apr 03
9:00am – 11:40am
PROF*: LGBT Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Chemistry Research Symposium
Frontiers in Analytical & Physical Chemistry: From Atmospheric to Atomic Discoveries
Nikko Ballroom III – Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Organizers: Michael Morris, James Nowick
Presiders: Allison Mercer
Cosponsored by: ANYL, BIOL, CHED, CMA, COLL, COMP, CWD, ENVR, INOR, MEDI, MPPG, ORGN, PHYS, PMSE, POLY, PRES and WCC
Financially supported by: Peter K. Dorhout (ACS President-Elect), Merck

Mon, Apr 03
2:00pm – 5:00pm
PROF*: LGBT Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Scholar Chemistry Research Symposium
Advances in Medicinal & Biological Chemistry: From Therapeutics to Education
Nikko Ballroom III – Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Organizers: Michael Morris, James Nowick
Presiders: Red Lhota
Cosponsored by: ANYL, BIOL, CHED, CMA, COLL, COMP, CWD, ENVR, INOR, MEDI, MPPG, ORGN, PHYS, PMSE, POLY, PRES and WCC
Financially supported by: Peter K. Dorhout (ACS President-Elect), Merck
Tue, Apr 04

8:30am – 11:30am
CHED: ACS Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences: Symposium in honor of Saundra Y. McGuire
Salons 3/4 – San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Organizers: Isiah Warner
Presiders: Isiah Warner
Cosponsored by: CMA and WCC

Tue, Apr 04
8:30am – 11:15am
WCC: The Importance of Role Models & Mentors in Reaching Gender Equity in Chemical Sciences: A Symposium in Honor of Judith Iriarte-Gross
Monterey II – Hotel Nikko San Francisco
Organizers: Elizabeth Nalley, Kimberly Woznack
Presiders: Ruth Woodall
Cosponsored by: CHED, CMA and PROF

Tue, Apr 04
1:30pm – 5:30pm
CHED: Advancing Undergraduate Research
Focus on Early Access to Research & Broadening Participation of Under-Represented Groups
Nob Hill C – San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Organizers: Bridget Gourley, Rebecca Jones
Presiders: Bridget Gourley
Cosponsored by: CMA, PROF, WCC and WCC
Financially supported by: Council on Undergraduate Research

Wed, Apr 05
8:30am – 12:30pm
CHED: Advancing Undergraduate Research
Nob Hill C – San Francisco Marriott Marquis
Organizers: Bridget Gourley, Rebecca Jones
Presiders: Bridget Gourley
Cosponsored by: CMA, PROF and WCC
Financially supported by: Council on Undergraduate Research

Fall 2016 Philadelphia:

CMA-organized symposium:

Mon, Aug 22, 1:15pm – 4:10pm
Social and Chemical Science of Diversity Equity, oral session
Cosponsored by CHED and PROF
R. Hernandez, Organizer
S. Iyer, D. Stallings, Organizers, Presiding
1:15 . Inclusive education at Stony Brook University.N.S. Sampson
1:35 . Enabling diversity conversations with department chairs through OXIDE.S. Iyer, D. Stallings, R. Hernandez
1:55 . Getting to Lake Wobegon: The role of departments in diversifying PhD chemistry graduates.S.L. Laursen
2:15 . Unconscious bias against women in STEM.K.G. Fleming
2:35 Intermission.
2:50 . Learning from OXIDE: Experiences of a department chair.W.B. Tolman
3:10 . Diversity matters.S. Prince
3:30 . Model(ing) chemistry departments: A computational exploration of diversity and discovery.M.M. Francl
3:50 . Pipeline for students with disabilities in post-secondary education. Where are the doctorates?.K.S. Booksh, S. Rozovsky, J. Smith

CMA-cosponsored symposia:

Mon, Aug 22, 9:30am-12:10pm
All the People, All the Paths in the Chemical Sciences, oral session
Organizers: Mary Shultz, WCC
Presiders: Mary Shultz, Laura Sremaniak
Cosponsored by: CMA, MPPG, PROF and YCC

Mon, Aug 22, 1-5 pm
Diversity & Inclusion in STEM: LGBTQ+ Safe Zone Training for the Chemistry Community
Garden Room – Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City
Organized by: PROF Cosponsored by: CHED, CMA, D&I, LSAC, SCHB and YCC

Tues, Aug 23, 1-5pm
New Trends in Organometallic Chemistry Leading to Organic Synthesis, oral session
Organizers: Reni Joseph
Presiders: Madeleine Jacobs, Reni Joseph, Jerry Sarquis
Cosponsored by: CMA and INOR


Spring 2016 San Diego:
cma-2016-spring
Details: How to Foster Diversity in the chemical Sciences: Lessons Learned & Taught brom the Stories of Recipients of the Staley C. Israel Award
Details: Successful REU Programs

Fall 2015 Boston:
In honor of the 20 year anniversary of the ACS Scholars Program, and what would have been the 100th birthday of Henry Hill, CMA is cosponsoring the following symposia at the Fall 2015 ACS National Meeting in Boston:
cma-fall2015

Spring 2015 Denver
Diversifying STEM: Uniting through our Differences for a Brighter Scientific Future (select CMA, and apply filter, then click on symposium date to see the list of presentations)

Fall 2014 San Francisco CA
How To Foster Diversity in the Chemical Sciences
ACS Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences: Symposium in Honor of Rigoberto Hernandez

Spring 2014 Dallas TX
Hydraulic Fracturing and its Impact on our Energy Security and the Environment

Fall 2013 Indianapolis IN
The Impact of Diversity and Inclusion
20 Years of Reflection: The Committee on Minority Affairs

Spring 2013 New Orleans
Water, Energy, Health and Education: Working Together for Global Solutions
ACS Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences: Symposium in Honor of George H. Fisher*( with CHED)
Proposing and Administering a Successful REU Program*(with PROF)

Spring 2011 Anaheim CA
The Advantages of Working with a Diverse Workforce in Small Businesses
Diversity in Chemistry: Research, Programs and Interventions*(with CHED)

Spring 2010 San Francisco CA
Partnering with Minority-Serving Institutions
Strategies for Enhancing Student Transfer and Success* (with CHED)

Fall 2009 Washington DC
Enhancing Diversity at the Graduate and Postdoctoral Levels (with CHED)
Chemistry, Sustainability, and Diversity: Global Imperatives (with PROF)
Patents and Innovation for a Diverse Chemistry Community (with CHAL)
Revitalizing Chemistry Education to Increase Competitiveness and Diversity (with CPT / SOCED)
Academic Employment Initiative (with AEI)

Spring 2009 Salt Lake City UT
Teaching Chemistry to a Diverse Student Body
ACS Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences: Symposium in Honor of Shirley McBay (with ENVR)

Fall 2008 Philadelphia PA
Project SEED: Cutting-edge Research with High School Students* (with CPS)
The Merck Index Women in Chemistry Award Symposium* (with WCC)
Project SEED 40th Anniversary: Crossing Generations and Energizing Minds* (with PRES)
The Merck Index Women in Chemistry* (with WCC)
The Academic Employment Initiative* (with AEI)
Chemist and Consumer: Women in the Pharma Industry* (with WCC)

Spring 2008 New Orleans LA
Undergraduate Research at Two-year Colleges* (with SOCED)
STARS: Science & Technology Awards and Recognitions – for Professionals in the Chemical Sciences* (with WCC)

Fall 2007 Boston MA
Many Faces of Chemistry: ACS Scholars’ Contributions to the Chemical Sciences
Many Faces of Chemistry: Stories from ACS Scholars
Many Faces of Chemistry: The Role of Two-Year Colleges in Changing the Face of Chemistry
The Many Faces of Chemistry: International Opportunities for Chemists* (with YCC)
Many Faces of Chemistry: The Merck Index Women in Chemistry Award Symposium* (with WCC)
20th Anniversary of National Chemistry Week* (with CHED)
Many Faces of Chemistry: Merck Index Women in Chemistry* (with WCC)
Many Faces of Chemistry: Women at the Forefront* (with WCC)
Academic Employment Initiative* (with AEI)
Henry Hill Award Recipient Howard Peters: An Alternative Career of Service to the Profession* (with PROF)
Henry Hill Award Recipients Ted and Arlene Light: Careers of Service to the Profession* (with PROF)
Many Faces of Chemistry: Careers in Chemistry* (with WCC)
Many Faces of Chemistry: Sisters in Science* (with PROF)

Spring 2007 Chicago IL
Community College Led Advances in Undergraduate Education* (with CHED)
Broadening Participation in Undergraduate Research* (with CHED)

Fall 2006 San Francisco CA
Dr. Percy L. Julian – Scientist, Humanist, Educator, Entrepreneur, and Inspirational Trailblazer
Academic Employment Initiative (with AEI)

Spring 2006 Atlanta GA
Academic Hiring: How Do You Get the Job?* (with PRES)
Sci-Mix: LSAMP/REU Poster Session* (with CHED)

Fall 2005 Washington DC
ACS Scholars Program Poster Session
The Business Case for Diversity in the Chemical Enterprise* (with BMGT)
Minority Chemists: Telling our Stories – Award Symposium Honoring Jeannette E. Brown* (with HIST)

Spring 2005 San Diego CA
Academic Hiring – How Do You Get the Job?* (with PRES)
Closing the Gap for Underrepresented Groups by 2015: Proactive Strategies are the Key!* (with WCC)

Fall 2004 Philadelphia PA
Taking Chemistry To The Streets* (with YCC)
Defining Moments That Lead to Successful Careers in Chemistry* (with YCC)
Responses to Changing Needs in Doctoral Education* (with PRES)
Strategies for Achieving a Diverse Professoriate in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering* (with YCC)
Future Challenges of Chemistry* (with YCC)

Spring 2004 Anaheim CA
Recruiting Faculty: How Is It Done? Who Gets the Job, and Why?* (with PRES)
Feeding the Ph.D Pipeline: Diversity programs that work* (with PRES)