May 21: The May 21st event featuring LinkedIn expert Ron Nash will continue as a webinar only. The on-site portion that was scheduled to be held at Workhorse Brewing Company in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania has been cancelled.

Thriving in the New Normal!
Jobsearch and LinkedIn Networking during COVID-19
Webinar for ACS Philadelphia Chapter
Date: Thursday, May 21, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM EDT – 8:30 PM EDT

Master Career Strategist Coach Ron Nash,
Founder of Get Hired Now! Programs
And a virtual “Happy Half-Hour” with Special Guest Trent Gordon!

Join Coach Ron Nash as we explore LinkedIn networking and job searching strategies, especially as we navigate the influence of COVID-19 in the work world. To liven things up, Coach Ron will be moderating a “Happy Half-Hour” with Special Guest Trent Gordon where we can network with each other in a light-hearted and fun way. Please come and join us

The event is free to ACS Members, and non-members are asked to pay a $5.00 nominal fee to participate.

Please register at https://bit.ly/2K8556Z to participate in this event.

720th ACS Philadelphia Section Board of Directors Meeting
Date: May 4, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM, by teleconference
Access Information:
By Internet:
Website: https://bit.ly/2KzUj9T
Meeting Number: 629 521 186
Password: May2020BoDMtg
By Phone:
Phone Number: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 629 521 186

Thursday, June 11, 2020
7:00 PM

Via Teleconference — click on https://meetingsamer4.webex.com/meet/philaacs to attend, beginning at 6:50 PM.
Speaker: Robert Hormann, PhD.

See the JUNE issue of the Catalyst for details, call the Section Office at (215) 382-1589 or email PhilaACS@gmail.com.

PAGES(TM) Program

In light of the evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, we have made the disappointing decision to cancel the Spring 2020 PAGESTM event scheduled for Saturday, April 18th. The health of our students, volunteers, and scientists, as well as our at-risk family, friends, and neighbors, is of utmost importance to the PAGESTM team. Due to the cancellation, we are offering students who have already registered for the Spring 2020 mini-conference the opportunity to attend our Fall 2020 mini-conference. We are currently at work scheduling both our Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 events and will be in touch with that information when it becomes available. Please check our website at http://www.PAGESprogram.org for updates. We’d like to thank all of the volunteers who had already signed up to work with us in April, as well as the teachers who have promoted our event to your students. We look forward to working with all of you at future PAGESTM events, but until then, please be safe!

ACS Virtual Poster Session

ACS National has posted abstracts and posters of scientific research that was to be presented during the now-cancelled ACS National Meeting in Philadelphia on the Internet. To access this material, please visit https://bit.ly/3aqJr9r

ACS National Meeting

The ACS National Meeting that was to be held from March 22-26, 2020 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia is now canceled.  For more information on the cancelation, please visit https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/meetings/national-meeting/registration/attendees/coronavirus-faq.html

 As the situation involving COVID-19 remains fluid, the Section will be responding with the health and well-being of our members as our top priority. Please follow this email blast, our Section’s website (https://phillyacs.org) and our Section’s LinkedIn group for the latest information on our events. (You can find the LinkedIn group and request to join it by clicking on the LinkedIn button on the Section’s website.)