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"The Future of ACS and Chemistry Professions"

Dr. Thomas Connelly, Jr.

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

American Chemical Society

Friday, May 26, 2017

11:30 am-2:00 pm

Matthew's 1600 Restaurant

1600 Frederick Rd.

Catonsville, MD 21228

Speaker Abstract: Dr. Thomas M. Connelly, Jr. ACS Executive Director & Chief Executive Officer will present the ACS Board of Directors latest thinking on issues related to the ACS Strategic Plan.  One of our four strategic goals at ACS is to ‘Empower Members’.  By broadening the value we provide to our members, ACS can strengthen our position as a lifelong resource to chemists, chemical engineers and related scientists.    Dr. Connelly will provide examples of how we are achieving this for scientists at all stages of their careers, whether they work in academia, industry or government—in the US, or beyond.

Speaker Info: Dr. Thomas M. Connelly, Jr. is the Executive Director and CEO of the American Chemical Society. Dr. Connelly retired from DuPont in December 2014, where he was Executive Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer. At DuPont, Dr. Connelly led businesses and R&D organizations, while based in the U.S., Europe, and Asia.

Dr. Connelly 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. He has served in advisory roles to the U.S. Government and the Republic of Singapore.


 PriceFree to honorees; $20 for guests; $10 students.  Payable at event
 11:30-11:45 am Registration
 11:45-12:30 pm
 12:30-1:30 pm
Presentation by Dr. Connelly
 1:30-2:00 pm
Remarks by 50/60/70 Year members

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