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A2CS Symposium


ACS On Campus / A2CS Early Career Research Workshop

Friday 28 July 2017

Venue: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

On Friday, July 28, join us at the RACI National Centenary Conference in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre for professional development sessions on getting publishing, advancing your research with SciFinder, and communicating your science like a pro. The sessions are FREE and coffee and sweets will be provided. At each session, attendees will have the chance to win a $50 gift card and get some ACS swag.

10:00-11:00 | 10 Tips on How to Get Published with the ACS Editors

Learn essential tips for getting your research published with Prof. Dongyuan Zhao, Senior Editor of ACS Central Science; Andrew Holmes, Associate Editor of Organic Letters; and more. You’ll learn how to prepare a strong manuscript, choose the best journal for your research, and prepare a cover letter that will get the attention of the editors.

11:00-11:30 | Advance Your Career with SciFinder

Attend a 20 minute live-demo on SciFinder. Do you think you’ve mastered SciFinder? You might be surprised. We’ll show you tips and tricks to advance your research and we’ll showcase tools that will even help you advance your career. Come with questions and be prepared for a lively discussion with our account expert, Andrew McKay – Regional Marketing Manager, Australia and New Zealand.

11:30-12:00 | Write it, Speak it: Effective Communications, How to Talk and Write About Your Research

Being an effective communicator is essential for getting your research out there. In this session, we’ll explore types of communicators, when it’s important to talk technical or non-technical, and tips for speaking and writing about your science. Come prepared to share your research during the interactive elevator pitch exercise. You’ll leave feeling confident about communicating your science – we guarantee it!

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Abstract submission closes 30 March 2017
Early bird registration deadline 7 May 2017
RACI National Centenary Conference 2017 23-28 July 2017
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