IYC2011 Global challenges webcast

Today, the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia launches the International Year of Chemistry in the USA with a debate on the “solutions to the pressing issues of energy, water, food, and human health”.

If you didn’t register in time, fear not – the discussion is being webcast between 10am and noon (EST). With the following list of participants (CEOs of Dupont AND Dow?!), it really looks worth tuning in to:

Daniel G. Nocera (moderator), Henry Dreyfus Professor of Energy and Professor of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Joshua S. Boger, former Chair and CEO, current Board Member, Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Rita Colwell, Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland at College Park, and former Director, National Science Foundation

Janet Hering, Director, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

Ellen Kullman, Chair and CEO, DuPont

Andrew N. Liveris, President, Chair, and CEO, The Dow Chemical Company

You need to register in advance at this webpage, then you can log in to the webcast from 9.45am.


Neil Withers (Associate Editor, Nature Chemistry)