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Princeton ACS June 20 Meeting
June 20 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Ph.D.
Executive Director and CEO, American Chemical Society
“The ACS Role in the Future of Chemistry Professions”
Frick Chemistry Laboratory, Princeton University
Mixer 5:30 pm; Lecture 6:30 pm followed by dinner
Dr. Connelly will present current developments within the American Chemical Society, with special emphasis on meeting needs of chemical scientists across the global chemistry enterprise.
Executive Director and CEO of the American Chemical Society. Prior to joining ACS, he served as Chief Science and Technology Officer, and then as Chief Innovation Officer, for the DuPont Company. In these roles, he was responsible for science and technology with special emphases on polymer science, chemical process development and, later, bioprocessing for chemical synthesis and production. At DuPont, Connelly led R&D organizations and businesses while based in the US, Europe and Asia. He graduated with highest honors from Princeton University with degrees in Chemical Engineering and Economics. As a Winston Churchill Scholar, he received his doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of Cambridge. Connelly was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, and currently chairs the National Academies Advisory Committee on Earth and Life Studies. He has served in advisory roles to the U.S. Government and the Republic of Singapore.
Reservations The meeting will be held in Frick Laboratory, Princeton University. The social mixer will begin at 5:30 pm in the CaFe area of the atrium (Taylor Commons.) The lecture will be held in the Auditorium (B02) at 6:30 pm followed by dinner in Taylor Commons (CaFe area). Frick Laboratory is located at the east end of the pedestrian bridge on Washington Rd, adjacent to the Weaver Track and Field Stadium. Parking is available in Lot 21, corner of Faculty Road and Fitzrandolph Road or other lots along Ivy Lane after 5:00 pm. (see http://m.princeton.edu/map/.
Reservations are required for the meeting. The seminar is free and open to the public. Dinner is $10 for students and $25 for adults ($22.50 If prepaid using the BuyNow button below). You can choose payment by PayPal or “pay by debit or credit card”. If you have questions, contact louise.lawter@gmail.