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February 4, 2013

Pics from Florida!

Filed under: Chemistry — Tags: — sankirnam @ 10:26 am

This is belated, but here are some pictures from the Winter Fluorine Conference in Tampa last month:

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You KNOW you’re living it up when your hotel has a river with swans in it! These guys are pretty vicious too – I was paddleboating in the river and tried to pet one of them, and it tried to bite my hand!

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 Every night, there was a social mixer in one of the hotel suites. Everyone went there to unwind and chat; it was a fantastic opportunity to network and make connections.

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Did I mention fluorine chemists can drink?!?!?

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View of the resort from a hammock on the beach. There is nothing quite as relaxing as sitting in one of these in the warm tropical weather, cocktail in hand, feeling the ocean breeze.

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Seagulls are awesome.

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 Of course, this was a chemistry conference, so there were poster sessions and presentations. This is a slide from a presentation from one of the senior scientists in our group.

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1 Comment »

  1. The swan pic is awesome!! the refection in the water s very nice…also the seagulls!! Looks like u hd real good time….

    Comment by Aarthi Iyer — February 6, 2013 @ 10:00 am


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