Boston Bulletin

SCHB at ACS 250th National Meeting

Boston, August 16-20, 2015


The theme of the Boston meeting will be Innovation from Discovery to Application.



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Full details of all SCHB activities can be found at and Most of SCHB’s Boston meeting events will be held in Westin Boston Waterfront, adjacent to Boston Convention & Exhibition Center.


Meet old friends and make new ones and plan your Boston schedule at Member’s Breakfast, 7:00-8:00 a.m. in Westin Griffin; please RSVP All breakfast, lunch, and reception events are open and at no cost to SCHB members and guests. SCHB ribbons will be available to affix to your badge. After breakfast, your Executive Committee will meet 8:00-11:30 a.m. in Westin Griffin. The meeting is open and all are welcome to attend. If you have an item for the agenda, please contact Anis Rahman


SCHB needs member help to be a “greeter” at each symposia: simply stand at the door, welcome attendees and answer questions about SCHB, and assist the presider, if needed; to sign up, contact with your first and second choice of sessions (listed below.) SCHB needs member help to take a few hours at the Expo Booth: promote SCHB member benefits and programming; to sign up, contact with 2-3 hour time blocks when you are available. SCHB will have a gift for each member who takes a turn as a greeter or at the booth.


SCHB & PROF will host Speaker & Member Luncheon, Sunday 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., in Westin Commonwealth A; please RSVP Financially supported by Young & Thompson.


Programming begins with SCHB Poster Session, Sunday 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Westin Webster; all SCHB posters will also be at Sci-Mix Monday evening. True Stories from Entrepreneurs: BRIC Edition is 1:00 p.m. in Westin Webster and is PRES co-sponsor/recommended. Don’t forget to stop and “discuss business” at SCHB’s Expo Booth 1033, Sunday 6:00-8:30 p.m. in BCEC Halls A & B1 (Expo also open Monday & Tuesday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)


True Stories will continue Monday morning in Westin Webster, with coffee 8:00 a.m. and the program at 8:30 a.m. Financially supported by Osha Liang, LLP.


SCHB will host Speaker & Member Luncheon, Monday 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., in Westin Griffin. Please RSVP


The Legacy of Henry Hill: Commercial Enterprises in the Polymer Sector begins at 1:15 p.m. in Westin Webster and is PRES co-sponsored. Sci-Mix is 8:00-10:00 p.m. in Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, Hall C.


Starting-Up & Spinning-Out: Commercializing Innovative Chemistry, is Tuesday morning in Westin Webster. Coffee and networking at 8:00 a.m. and the program at 8:30 a.m.; the afternoon session starts at 1:15 p.m.; PRES co-sponsor/recommended.


SCHB will host Speaker & Member Luncheon,  Tuesday 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Westin Griffin. Please RSVP


The SCHB Cannabis Chemistry Committee will host Social Hour, Tuesday 3:00-5:00 p.m. For more information on the CCC and the social, please contact

SCHB will cosponsor the Henry Hill Reception, Tuesday 5:00-7:00 p.m. in Seaport Hotel, Plaza Ballroom A/B.


SCHB was nominated for a Chemluminary – be sure to attend and cheer for SCHB! Note location: Westin Copley Place Hotel: reception and posters Tuesday 8:00-8:45 p.m., awards 9:00-10:00 p.m., and celebration and dancing until 12:00 midnight.


Every SCHB member knows that small companies can produce significant results – hear it at Big Chemistry from Small Businesses, Wednesday 8:30-10:30 a.m., Westin Webster; PRES co-sponsor/recommended.


That’s it for Boston. Next Stop: San Diego!