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  • Dinner reservations for the next ACS Portland section meeting may be made online or by calling 503-912-4360
  • Hazards of anhydrous ammonia by Warren Ford
  • The Portland Section will be hosting NORM 2019 (the Northwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society) June 16-19, 2019
  • Geraldine Richmond of the University of Oregon has won the 2018 Linus Pauling Medal.  The award symposium will be held November 17 at the Bothell campus of the University of Washington.
Calendar of Events
  • 10 January 2019: ACS Meeting in memory of Jim Currie of Pacific University
  • 24 January 2019: Silver Chemists tour of DEQ lab
  • 14 February 2019: ACS Meeting at Reed College: Pieter Waldenmeier, TCI, "Poisonous Alkaloids"
  • 21 March 2019: ACS Meeting at Reed College: Jeremy Sackett, Cascadia Labs, "Cannabis Testing"
  • 11 April 2019: ACS Meeting at Reed College: David Ji, OSU, "Energy Storage"; student scholarship awards
  • 20 April 2019: Oregon Science Startup Forum
  • 9 May 2019: ACS Meeting at Reed College: David Stuart, PSU, "Iodine in Organic Synthesis"
  • 16-19 June 2019: NORM 2019
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