239th ACS National Meeting, March 21-25, 2010: As budgets tighten and resources shrink, partnerships between industry and academe become increasingly critical to the sustainability of the chemistry-based technology workforce.
The ACS Division of Chemical Education (CHED) and the ACS Chemical Technology Program Approval Service (CTPAS) are sponsoring “Partnerships with Industry: Building a Sustainable Workforce” at the 239th ACS National Meeting in San Francisco, CA. This symposium will explore the role of partnerships in the education and professional development of technicians, operators, analysts, and other applied chemical technology professionals.
Speakers from all sectors of industry, academe, and the community are cordially invited to submit papers on
- Impact of partnerships on the education, employability, and professional development of technicians
- Development and growth of industry/academic partnerships
- ACS-supported activities, including ACS chemical technology program approval, Equipping the 2015 Chemical Technology Workforce, and ChemTechStandards & Partnerships
- Related topics
The deadline for submission is October 19, 2009.