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February 2019 News

February meeting

WHEN:  Wednesday, February 13, 2019; 5:30 Social; 6:00 p.m. Dinner; 6:15 Presentation

WHERE: Shimadzu Scientific, 8052 Reeder St., Lenexa KS 

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr. Jim Mott, Senior Tech Support Specialist for Shimadzu’s Midwest Region

*(Please see the following page of this publication for Dr. Mott’s bio and an abstract of his presentation.)

TALK TITLE: “Cannabis and Hemp Analysis: Methodology and Instrumentation use in the Determination of Potency, Pesticides, Terpenes, Mycotoxins, Residual Solvents, Heavy Metals, and even Moisture in the Marijuana Plant and Products”

MENU: Catered by Zarda BBQ; COST:  $10

*Please Note: We are limited to the first 25 who sign up because of space, so please RSVP ASAP. Thank you very much!

Download the Word Document below!


The countdown has begun to our next free ACS Program-in-a-Box! 

 Locations in our area taking part in ACS P-I-B (5:30pm CT)

1. Missouri Western State University (MWSU): Room 328 Agenstein Hall, St. Joseph MO; (Contact Gary Clapp: 816-341-3230 or email: Pizza & Soft Drinks provided. Free, Free Free

2.  Park University: Findlay Wakefield Science Hall, SC310, Parkville MO (Hosted by the CHEM club). Pizza & Soft Drinks provided. Free



MO-RISE: (MO Regional Industrial Science and Engineering) Networking Event Registration is now open. MO-RISE 2019 will be held on February 28, 5:30-8:30p.m. at MWSU, Remington Hall Atrium, 4525 Downs Drive, St. Joseph MO 64507. Don't miss this opportunity to meet and network with STEM professionals and students from the Greater St. Joseph and Kansas City area. This event provides students with an opportunity to network and hear from potential employers and provides regional science, technology, and engineering companies with an opportunity to meet with potential employees. This year we are excited to add computer science and applied computer technology to the event.

US 2019 National Chemistry Olympiad: The screening exam is scheduled for March 23, 2019 at 10:30 at UCM. 

ACS NATIONAL MEETING & EXPO: March 31-April 4, 2019; Orlando FL Chemistry for New Frontiers

68th ANNUAL GREATER KC SCIENCE & ENGINEERING FAIR: April 3-6, 2019; Union Station, 30 W. Pershing Road (STEM Grades 4-12) Our KC local section is proud to sponsor an award for this event.

STEM Night at Academie Lafayette: March 27, 2019; 5:00-7:00pm.

 "Volunteers needed" Please contact Katie Dixon, 

913-333-1827 or 913-764-1037 

March at KCAS..  Basic Lab Skills Workshop.  Mar 9th 8:30-2:30pm.  See the PDF Below.

Union Station - KC

Union Station - KC


KCC FEB 19 (docx)