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2012 Calendar
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January 5, 2012 Chemicals: Global Review & Outlook

The Penn Club
30W 44th Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast option

Speakers: Bruce Orr, Principal, and James Virosco, Principal
Nexant, White Plains, NY
Host: James Weatherall.

 

February 2, 2012 Shale Gas: Promise or Pitfall?

The Penn Club
30W 44th Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast option

Speakers: Andrew D. Weissman Editor-in-Chief and Publisher
Energy Business Watch
(Event Co-Sponsored by the Societe de Chimie Industrielle)

 
March 1, 2012 Making Green with Green Chemistry: Part 2

Aureole Restaurant
135W 42nd Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast option

Speakers: John Warner, CEO of the Warner Babcock Institute; Chris Anderson, Director, Business Development, Ecosynthetix; Ron Cascone, Manager at Nexant; Patrick Foley, CSO of P2 Science, Inc.; Neil Burns (moderator), Managing Partner, Neil A. Burns LLC; Rebecca Coons (moderator),  Associate Editor, Chemical Week

 
April 5, 2012 Legistative & Regulatory Outlook

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast option

Speaker: Larry Sloan, President & CEO, SOCMA
Host: Chris Cerimele

 

 
May 3, 2012 Latin American Growth Outlook

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast option

Theodore Helms, Executive manager, Investors Relations, Petrobras;
Robert Wood, Senior Analyst & Deputy Director of Country Risk for Latin America, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU); and George Rodriguez (moderator), CME Chair and Board Member of the American Chemical Society.

 
June 7, 2012 The $1000 Genome Revolution

Aureole Restaurant 135W 42nd Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
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Speakers: Nancy Kelley- Founding Executive Director, NY Genome Center; David Darst, Biotechnology Analyst, Orbimed; and David Ferreiro, Executive Director and Sr. Life Science Analyst, Oppenheimer.
Co-sponsor: New York Biotechnology Association
Host:  Dr. Paul Pospisil

 
September 6, 2012 Personal Care: Future M&A Trends

The Penn Club
30W 44th Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast option

Speakers: Eric Vogelsberg, Senior Vice President, M&A and Corporate Development Practice at Kline & Company
Host: Dr. Charles Brumlik.

 

 
October 4, 2012 Green Chemistry and Sustainability: What is Next?

Aureole Restaurant 135W 42nd Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast option

Panelists:
Dr. Tamal Ghosh, Senior Principal Scientist at PEPSICO Advanced Research’s Beverage Packaging Group
Charlene Wall, Sustainability Leader, North America, BASF
Moderator: James Weatherall, VP Global Business Development and Innovation Support, SpecialChem

 
November 1, 2012 Japan: Life Science Innovation (Postponed to Februarty 7, 2013) Sciences

The Penn Club
30W 44th Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast option

Panelists: Dr. John Keller, President and CEO, Shionogi Inc. (right), Catherine Sazdanoff, Vice President, Global Business Development, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, and Alexander Scott, Vice President, Corporate Development, Eisai  Pharmaceuticals.
Moderator: George Rodriguez, Board Member ACS NY
Event was postponed to February 2013 due to Hurricane Sandy

 
December 6, 2012 3rd Annual Chemicals M&A Outlook and CM&E Awards for Leadership

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 3:00 pm
Webcast option

Honorees: Peter McCausland (Airgas), [right top]
Juan Pablo del Valle
(Mexichem), and
John Televantos (Arsenal Capital).
STEM Education Recognition. Chris Hillenbrand, USA Gold Medalist of the 44th International Chemistry Olympiad, July 2012 [right bottom]
Panelists: Stephen Arcano, Partner and leader of Skadden’s New York M&A Group; Neil Burns, Managing Partner at Neil A. Burns LLC (Introduction); Chris Cerimele, Director and Head of Chemicals at Houlihan Lockey (Moderator); Daniel Hoverman, Director, Capital Markets, Houlihan Lokey; Damon Warmack, VP Corporate Development & Strategy, Eastman Chemical; and Dean Willard, Executive in Residence with The Jordan Company.
STEM Education Recognition. Chris Hillenbrand, USA Gold Medalist of the 44th International Chemistry Olympiad, July 2012.
Media Sponsors. American Chemistry Council, Chemists'Club, ICIS, NYBA, Societe de Chimie Industrielle, and SOCMA.

Dec 6 ICIS Article Chemical M&A

Dec 6 ICIS Article Mexichem-Pemex JV

Awards Summary Video   del Valle Award Video   Televantos Award Video  Hillenbrand Recognition Video   Limon Dance Performance Video

Awards Founder and Host: George Rodriguez, CME Chair, ACS NY Section Board Member

 

 

2013 Calendar
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January 10, 2013 Chemical Industry Economic Outlook 2013

The Penn Club
30W 44th Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
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Speaker: Martha Moore, Senior Director for Policy Analysis and Economics at the American Chemistry Council
Host: James Weatherall. ACC Economic Outlook Report

 

February 7, 2013 Japan: Life Science Innovation

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 2:00 pm
Webcast option

Panelists: Dr. John Keller, President and CEO, Shionogi Inc. (right), Jonathan Lanfear, Vice President, Business Development, Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, and Alexander Scott, Vice President, Corporate Development, Eisai  Pharmaceuticals.
Moderator: George Rodriguez, CME Chair; Board Member ACS NY

 
March 7, 2013 Making Green with Green Chemistry - Part 3

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 2:00 pm
Webcast option

Panelists: Dr. David Constable,Director of the ACS Green Chemistry Institute; Kef Kasdin, CEO at Proterro; Zack Schildhorn, Vice President and Director of Operations with Lux Capital; Neil A. Burns (moderator), Managing Partner, Rebecca Coons, Associate Editor, IHS Chemical Week Magazine.  

 
April 4, 2013 McKinsey on Specialty Chemicals: In Search of The Alchemy of Growth

The Penn Club
30 W 44th Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast available

Speaker: G. Sam Samdani, PhD, Senior Knowledge Expert at McKinsey & Co. Host: Karin Bartels.

 
May 2, 2013 Shaping Tomorrow at Braskem

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 2:00 pm
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Speaker: Fernando Musa, President and CEO, Braskem America
Host: George Rodriguez

 
June 6, 2013 Genomic Health Innovations

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 2:00 pm
Webcast option

Panel: Piraye Yurttas Beim, PhD, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Celmatix; Harry A. Glorikian, Managing Director, Strategy, Precision for Medicine; Mark Monane, MD, Chief Medical Officer, CardioDx; Nathan Tinker, PhD, Executive Director of the New York Biotechnology Association (NYBA) Moderator: Paul Pospisil, PhD, Senior Client Partner at Korn/Ferry International.

 
July 12, 2013 Sustainability Symposium-Solar Impulse: An Energy Revolution!

JF Kennedy Airport
Hangar 19
New York
1 pm – 8pm

Nathan Lewis – Professor of Chemistry - CalTech; Cherie Kagan – Professor, Electrical, Systems, Materials Science and Engineering - U Penn; Lynn Loo – Professor, Deputy Director, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton; Matt Becker – Associate Professor, Polymer Science – U. Akron; Remi Dreyfus – CNRS Researcher, Complex Assemblies of Soft Matter Lab; Bryan Coughlin – Associate Professor, Polymer Science and Engineering – UMass Amherst; Darrin Pochan – Professor, Materials Science and Engineering – U Delaware.
Coordinator: George Rodriguez. Sponsor: Solvay in association with ACS

 
September 10, 2013 Solvay's Sustainability Roadmap

The Penn Club
30 W 44th Street
New York
11 am – 2pm
Webcast available

Speakers: Mechelle Engemann, Global Sustainable Development Manager, Solvay Novecare and Dr. Mo Hashem, Sustainability Manager, Solvay North America. Host: James Weatherall.

 
October 3, 2013 Green Cosmetics: The Future of Skin Care

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 2:00 pm
Webcast option

Speakers: Anurag Pande, PhD, Vice President, Scientific Affairs, Sabinsa
Adam Closson, PhD, Senior Research Investigator, IFF (right)
Colby Underwood, Chief Business Officer, Blue Marble
Hosts: Rhoda Kriesel and Charles Brumlik.

 
November 7, 2013 Chemical M&A 2013: Innovation and Consolidation

The Penn Club
30W 44th Street
New York
11 am – 2:00 pm
Webcast option

Speaker: John Beagle, John Beagle, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Chemical Practice at Grace Matthews.
Host: Chris Cerimele

 
December 5, 2013 2013 CM&E Leadership Awards Program & Pictures

 

The Yale Club
50 Vanderbilt Avenue
New York
11 am – 3:00 pm
No Webcast

Lifetime Achievement Honoree: Jon M. Huntsman, Executive Chairman, Huntsman Corporation (top right). Private Equity Award: Peter and David DeLeeuw, co-presidents at Lion Chemical Partners. Award for Global Growth: Fernando Musa (bottom right), President of Braskem USA, accepted for Marcelo Odebrecht.

Jon M. Huntsman: Lifetime Achievement Award Press Release

Peter & David DeLeeuw: Private Equity Award Press Release

Marcelo Odebrecht: Global Growth Award Press Release

Keynote Speaker: Raj Gupta, Sr. Advisor at New Mountain Capital and former Chairman and CEO of Rohm and Haas (bottom left).
Awards Founder and Host: George Rodriguez, CME Chair