Meeting/Event Information

    Marie Curie Live! + Undergrad Symposium + Holiday Party

    December 15, 2017
    5:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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    North Central College, Wentz Science Center
    131 S. Loomis Street
    Naperville, IL 60540
    https://www.northcentralcollege.edu
     Directions

    Nobel Laureate Marie Curie

    University of Paris

    Portrayed by Dr. Maria Bakalis
    Independent Performer, Playwright, and Seminar/Workshop Presenter

    "Discovering Marie Curie"

    ABSTRACT

    "Hardships are but part of the life experience. They are there to test our mettle, our resolve" Marie Curie.  Follow the journey of a woman who was tested time and time again to reflect this, her life perspective.  Marie Curie faced each obstacle with a courageous spirit and a ceaseless determination to live her passion for scientific discovery. “Each of us has a dream and a power to make that dream a reality."  Madame Curie, scientist, discoverer of radium, first woman to win the Nobel Prize and thrice winner of the Prize is the evidence which proves her life hypothesis- A dream in the hands of mettle, resolve, determination and, above all, hard work yields a dream realized.

    PROGRAM

    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM  Undergraduate Research Symposium (separate registration)
    • 5:30 - 6:30  Registration and Networking
    • 6:30 - 7:30  Dinner 
    • 7:30 - 7:35  Introductory remarks by Fran Kravitz, Chicago Section Chair
    • 7:35 - 7:40  Transfer of the Gavel to incoming 2018 Chicago ACS Chair Anthony Toussaint
    • 7:40 - 8:40  Program by Maria Bakalis

    THREE LOCATIONS

    • MAIN SITE (With live speaker): North Central College
    • STREAMING LOCATION #1: Loyola University
    • STREAMING LOCATiON #2: Purdue University Northwest

    UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM (8:30 AM - 4:00 PM):

    "Chemistry Careers and the Future of Chemistry"

    • Poster session
    • Keynote Talk 1: "The Lab of the Future - New Technologies for Organic Synthesis", Dr. Andrew Bogdan (Abbvie)
    • Keynote Talk 2: "Fun With Chemical Puzzles of Life and Disease", Dr. Gaurav Chopra (Purdue U.)
    • Career Fair with Roundtable Discussions

    REGISTER YOUR POSTER HERE:
    http://chicagoacs.org/form.php?form_id=30

    FULL SYMPOSIUM INFO HERE: http://chicagoacs.org/College_Education_Committee

    DINNER - ALL SITES/Depends on location:

    MAIN SITE: North Central College Buffet style of Caesar Salad, Chicken Florentine, Baked penne Alfredo with roasted peppers and sun-dried tomatoes, Roasted vegetables, Parmesan garlic bread, Tiramisu and a beverage.
    REMOTE SITE #1:  Loyola University Dinner will be served cafeteria style at nearby de Nobili Cafeteria across Sheridan Road.
    REMOTE SITE #2 Purdue University Northwest Choice of:
    Italian Roast Beef with French Fries OR
    Mostaccioli with Marinara Sauce OR
    Vegetable Panini

    RESERVATIONS:

    Dinner Registration Deadline: 12:00 Noon on Tuesday, December 12
    Lecture-only Registration Deadline: 12:00 noon Thursday, December 14

    PLEASE HONOR YOUR RESERVATIONS. Please contact the Section Office via phone (847-391-9091) or email (chicagoacs@ameritech.net) if you have any questions

    BIOGRAPHY

    Professor Bakalis holds a BA from DePaul University, MA from Northeastern Illinois University and Doctorate from Northern Illinois University with a Certificate in Acting from London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts. As an educator, actor, director, and playwright, Dr. Bakalis believes in the power of the arts to reflect the human condition and humanity that unites us all.

    MAIN LOCATION - DIRECTIONS and PARKING:

    LIVE LECTURE:

    North Central College
    Wentz Science Center, Ratio Hall (2nd floor)
    131 S. Loomis St.
    Naperville, IL  60540

    Map & Directions: http://chicagoacs.org/images/downloads/Maps_of_venues/ncc_sciencecenter.pdf

    PARKING: Free

    STREAMING LOCATIONS - DIRECTIONS and PARKING:

    STREAMING LOCATION #1:

    Loyola University
    Building, room TBD
    Chicago, IL 60607

    Map and directions: << link >>

    PARKING: Enter the campus at the intersection of Kenmore and Sheridan Road and bear to the left. Parking (P1) is available at the parking deck next to Flanner Hall for about $7.00. Enter the garage at the entrance marked “Faculty, Students, Guests, and Visitors.” 

    STREAMING LOCATION #2:

    Purdue University Northwest
    Gyte Building, Room 240
    2200 169th St.
    Hammond, IN  46323
    Street address (entrance location)
    Chicago, IL 60607

    Map and directions: http://chicagoacs.org/images/downloads/Maps_of_venues/purduenw_map.pdf

    PARKING: Free

    Tickets

    $15.00 MAIN SITE - Member

    $15.00 MAIN SITE - AIChE Member

    $17.00 MAIN SITE - Non-member

    $15.00 REMOTE SITE #1 - Member ticket

    $15.00 REMOTE SITE #1 - AIChE Member

    $17.00 REMOTE SITE #1 - Non-member ticket

    $10.00 REMOTE SITE #2 - Member ticket

    $10.00 REMOTE SITE #2 - AIChE Member

    $12.00 REMOTE SITE #2 - Non-member ticket

    $0.00 MAIN SITE - Lecture only

    $0.00 REMOTE SITE #1 - Lecture-only

    $0.00 REMOTE SITE #2 - Lecture-only

    $10.00 Tote bag: CHICAgO elements - blue

    $15.00 T-shirt: CHICAgO Elements

    $0.00 Donation to Project SEED

    $0.00 Company Sponsorship

    $0.00 Individual Donation