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Executive Committee Member Phillip F. Heller Passes

Phillip F. Heller

It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of Phillip Heller.

Volunteer Opportunity: CINF Webinar Coordinators

After two years, Belinda Hurley and Carmen Nitsche are stepping down as CINF Webinar Coordinators. We thank them for the many interesting discussions they have brought to us during that time. We are looking for two people to serve as coordinators beginning in 2016. Two speakers have already been lined up, so the new coordinators will have bit of a head start. Here is a summary of the responsibilities:
• Identify topics and speakers of interest to the broader CINF community. Plan on 6 webinars per year.

Pictures from ACS Boston meeting August 2015

Thanks to Wendy Warr, the "official" CINF photographer, we have several pictures from the 2015 ACS Boston meeting. Check them out https://www.flickr.com/photos/cinf/collections/

CINF Call for papers - Driving change: impact of funders on the research data and publications landscape

Call for papers
Driving change: impact of funders on the research data and publications landscape
ACS National Meeting, San Diego - March 13-17, 2016

San Diego / Call for papers: Global initiatives in research data management and discovery

Global initiatives in research data management and discovery
ACS Spring 2016 - San Diego Call for Papers
Ian Bruno, Leah McEwen

There are numerous international and national initiatives aimed at defining the policies and infrastructure needed to ensure future long-term preservation, discovery, sharing and interoperability of research data. This session aims to provide an overview of these initiatives and related work taking place in different disciplines and consider how the chemistry community might best engage with and learn from these activities.

Webinar: Infonomics

Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Time: 11 am US/EDT
Title: Infonomics
Speaker: John J. Regazzi

Slides (pdf)
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John J. Regazzi will present a webinar on Infonomics on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at 11 am US/Eastern Daylight Time.

Fall 2015 ACS Chemical Information Bulletin Released

The fall 2015 ACS Chemical Information Bulletin (vol. 67, no.3) is now available. The PDF version can be downloaded here: 
http://www.acscinf.org/PDF/CIB_67_3.pdf
 
The web version is available here:  http://bulletin.acscinf.org/node/776
 
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