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Retrosynthesis, Synthesis Planning, Reaction Prediction: When Will Computers Meet the Needs of the Synthetic Chemist?

David Evans and I are organizing a symposium entitled “Retrosynthesis, Synthesis Planning, Reaction Prediction: When Will Computers Meet the Needs of the Synthetic Chemist?” in the Division of Chemical Information (CINF) program at the upcoming Fall ACS National Meeting in Boston, August 16-20, 2015.

Call for Abstracts: Find the Needle in a Haystack: Mining Data from Large Chemical Spaces

Call for Abstracts: Find the Needle in a Haystack: Mining Data from Large Chemical Spaces 

Organized by David Deng

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We are now accepting submission of abstracts for consideration for an ACS Division of Chemical Information (CINF) Symposium at the ACS Fall 2015 Meeting in Boston, MA, Aug 16-20, 2015. 

Frank Allen, Herman Skolnik Award Winner 2003 passed away

Dr. Frank Allen, winner of the ACS CINF Herman Skolnik Award in 2003, passed away on November 10, aged 70.  The Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre (CCDC) writes “Frank joined the Chemical Crystallography Group at the University of Cambridge in 1970 and played a pivotal role in the establishment of the Cambridge Structural Database. He went on to become the Scientific Director and then the Executive Director of the CCDC.

Webinar: Content Usage and Licensing at Work

Date: Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Time: 11 am US/EST
Title: Content Usage and Licensing at Work using resoruces through the Copyright Clearance Center
Speaker: Stephen Garfield 

CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence Co-sponsored by InfoChem and Springer

This is a reminder that the deadline for applying for the 2015 CINF scholarships sponsored by InfoChem and Springer is October 17, 2014.

 

CINF Scholarship for Scientific Excellence Co-sponsored by InfoChem and Springer

2015 Lucille Wert Scholarship: Call for Applications

Designed to help persons with an interest in the fields of Chemistry and Information to pursue graduate study in Library, Information, or Computer Science, the Scholarship consists of a $1,500 honorarium. This scholarship is given yearly by the Division of Chemical Information of the American Chemical Society. 

Call for Papers: ACS CINF Symposium on "Research results"

The Chemical Information Division of the ACS invites proposals for presentations at the symposium: “Research results: reproducibility, reporting, sharing and plagiarism” to be held at the ACS National Meeting in Denver, March 22-26, 2015.

More details about the National Meeting can be found here: http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/meetings/spring-2015.html

Call for submissions "Information Sources on Natural Resources"

Information Sources on Natural Resources

The Division of Chemical Information (CINF) encourages submissions for a symposium on “Information Sources for Natural Resources” to take place during the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Denver, March 22-26, 2015.

Chemical Information Bulletin - the 65th anniversary issue available

The 65th anniversary issue (winter 2014: volume 66, number 4) of the Chemical Information Bulletin is available at the CINF website at: http://bulletin.acscinf.org/. The issue features reports from the 2014 Fall ACS National Meeting in San Francisco. CA.

ACS Webinars

Check out ACS webinars http://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/events.html!  broadcasted live, every Thursday from 2-3 PM ET unless otherwise noted.  Recordings of the webinars are archived two weeks after the live presentation as an ACS member benefit. 

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