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2016 Calendar
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January 7, 2016 2016 Economic Outlook

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

Speakers: Kevin Swift, PhD, Managing Director and Chief Economist
ACC, American Chemisry Council, Washington, DC, and Robert Fry, PhD, Principal at Robert Fry Economics and former Senior Economist at DuPont

 

 

February 4, 2016 Sparking the Senses: From Flavor to Table

Sciences

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

Speakers:
Kay Murano, PhD, Flavorist at International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF)
Ken Gilbert, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) of Voss of Norway ASA .
Host: Adam Closson, PhD, Research Fellow, IFF

 
March 9, 2016 Accelerating Growth and Value through Distribution

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

Erik Fyrwald, President and CEO
UNIVAR, Downers Grove, IL  

 
April 7, 2016 2016 Biotech Outlook

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

Speakers: Michael King, Managing Director, BIotech Sr. Equity Research Analyst, JMP and Dr. Nathan Tinker, Executive Director, NY BIO (below left)
Moderator: Dr. Paul Pospisil, Sr. Client Partner, Korn/Ferry Intenational.

 

 
May 5, 2016 Latin America Outlook

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

Speakers Federico Mennella, Managing Director & Global Head of Lincoln’s International Global Chemical practice (top right). Renzo Merino, Analyst, Moody’s Sovereign Risk Group. Christian Perlingiere, Latin America, Veracity Worldwide (bottom left). Moderators: James S. Rosenstein, Executive Director, Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce (bottom right). George Rodriguez strategy and innovation advisor.

 
June 2, 2016 NNI 2.0 - The Future of USA Nanotechnology

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

Speaker: Michael A. Meador, PhD, is Director of the National Nanotechnology Coordination Office (NNCO) of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) of the US government.
Rajiv Banavali, PhD, is Chief Technology Officer for the Fluorine Products business unit of Honeywell International.
Qinghuang Lin, PhD, Research senior manager at IBM Watson Research Center. IBM Master Inventor
Host: Charles Brumlik, PhD, JD, Managing Director at Nano-Biz LLC

 
September 8, 2016 Sustainable Packaging: What is Next?

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

Speakers: Emile Homsi, PhD, LLM, Polymer Application Technology Group Global Leader, SABIC

Matt Morrison, DFES, MBA, Leader for Corporate Sustainability, SABIC Americas

Moderator: Tamal Ghosh, PhD, (photo below) Independent Packaging Consultant, previously worked at Ciba Specialty Chemicals (now BASF) and PepsiCo.

 
October 6, 2016 Sharpening the Focus

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

Speaker: Fred Festa, Chairman and CEO, W.R. Grace and Company
Hosts: Guy Penard and George Rodriguez

 
November 3, 2016 M&A Strategy in Adhesives & Sealants

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

Speaker: Ted Clark, CEO, Royal Adhesives
Host: Chris Cerimele

 
December 6, 2016 5th Annual Leadership Awards

Metropolitan Club
1 E 60th Street
New York
11 am – 3:00 pm

Honorees (pictures on the right):
Historic Industrial Investment: Len Blavatnik, Access Industries
Extraordinary Innovation: Jean-Pierre Clamadieu, Solvay CEOChairman
Lifetime Achievement: David Cote, Honeywell Chairman and CEOScience Involvement: Maj. Gen. Charles Bolden, Head of NASA

Speakers (pictures below): Dr. Thomas Connelly, ACS Executive Director and CEO and Dr. Donna Nelson, 2016 ACS President.
Host: George Rodriguez, strategy and innovation advisor

 

Media Sponsors. American Chemistry Council, Andean American Associations, Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, Chemists' Club, NY BIO, MedTech New York, Peruvian Business Council, Societe de Chimie Industrielle, SOCMA and others.

 

 

2017 Calendar
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January 11, 2017 Chemical Industry Micro and Macroeconomic Outlook

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

Speakers:  Ezra Greenberg, PhD, Economist and Strategist. A Senior Expert in McKinsey's center for advanced analytics in strategy, corporate finance, and macroeconomics, and Sam Samdani, PhD, Senior Knowledge Expert, McKinsey & Company.

 

February 2, 2017 Cosmetics Innovation

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

Speakers: Michael White, Assistant Vice President of Creative Fragrance Development at L’Oreal USA, and Dennis Maroney, Perfumer Vice President, International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF). Others to be announced.
Host: Adam Closson, PhD, Research Fellow, IFF.

 
March 2, 2017 CVC: Powering Manufacturing Industry Reinvention

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

Speaker: Thomas Kichler, Partner, US Head of Industrials and Energy at CVC Capital Partners.

 
April 6, 2017 Industrial Biotechnology

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

Speaker: Brent Erickson, Executive Vice President, Industrial and Environmental Section, Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO)
Hosts: Paul Pospisil, PhD, Sr. Client Partner, Korn/Ferry International and Nathan Tinker, Executive Director, NY BIO.

 
May 4, 2017 Latin America Outlook

 

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

Speakers: Lourdes Cassanova, PhD, Director at Johnson School of Business at Corenll University (top right); Marcos Troyjo, PhD, co-founder of the BRICLab at Columbia University (bottom right); Danil Kerimi, Director of the Center for Global Agenda at World Economic Forum USA (bottom left). Moderator: George Rodriguez, BS ChE, MS Industrial Mgt., CME Past Chair.

 
June 1, 2017 Nexant: Use of Renewables in Specialty Chemicals

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

James Virosco, Vice President in Nexant's Energy and Chemicals Advisory.
Ron Cascone, Principal in the Energy and Chemicals Advisory at Nexant, Inc. and a leader of the company's involvement in bio-renewables.

 

 
August 22-23, 2017 First CME ACS NASA Symposium on The Journey to Mars

Marriott Marquis Hotel


8:30 pm - 5:45 pm
Washington, DC

Part of the 254th ACS National Meeting & Exposition with 15,000 attendees and 300 exhibitors.

Day 1: Key Developments in Energy, Materials and Life Science.
Industry Session (1:00 - 3:45 pm) featuring speakers from NASA, Lockheed Martin, Orbital ATK, Aerojet Rocketdyne, Aerospace Corporation and George Washington University;
CME Lectures (4:00 – 5:45 pm) featuring notable leaders:
Human Longevity, Inc.Chairman Dr. Craig Venter
.NASA Glenn Director Janet Kavandi and
Caltech Professor Harry Gray.
Limited Free tickets to the Reception at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum to be distributed at the CME Lectures. Shuttle buses will take you from the hotel to the museum.

Day 2: Advanced Research & Development   Advanced Propellants, Space Mining, Support Systems: Sensors, Air/Water Purification, Radiation Shields.

CME Lectures Registration. You may register at either the ACS National Meeting Website as attendee to the convention, or authorized CME guests may register using the registration link below. Please do not register in both systems. Please send inquiries to info@cmeacs.org

 

 
August 22, 2017 CME Mars Symposium Reception a

National Air & Space Museum

6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Washington, DC

Spectacular reception at this iconic Smithsonian museum. The CME Leadership Awards Reception organized in honor of the lecturers Human Longevity Chairman Craig Venter, NASA Glenn Director Janet Kavandi and Caltech Professor Harry Gray. Shuttle buses will take you from the hotel to the museum.

IMAX Journey to Space 3D -- Complimentary 3D viewing of this 25 min. film in the giant screen of the museum's Lockheed Martin IMAX theater. Narrated by award-winning actor of the Start Trek and X-Men series Patrick Stewart.

Reception Registration. You may register at either the ACS National Meeting Website as part of the Social Activities section or using the registration link below. Please do not register in both systems. Please send inquiries to info@cmeacs.org

 

 
September 7, 2017 Innovation

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

Speaker to be announced.

 
October 5, 2017 ACC: Economic Outlook

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

Speaker: Kevin Swift, PhD, Managing Director and Chief Economist
ACC, American Chemisry Council, Washington, DC,

 
November 2, 2017 Bain & Company: M&A Review and Outlook

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

Speakers: Tom Shannon, partner in Bain’s Chicago office and leads Bain’s Global Industrial Goods & Services practice, and

Jason McLinn, partner in Bain’s Chicago office and leads Bain’s Chemicals practice in North America.

 
December 5, 2017 6th Annual Leadership Awards

Metropolitan Club
1 E 60th Street
New York
11 am – 3:00 pm
No Webcast

Honorees

For Science Involvement:: Dr. David Skorton, (top right) Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest research and museum complex.

For Corporate Reinvention:: Mr. Christopher Pappas, (bottom right) Trinseo CEO. Award Press Release

Media Sponsors. American Chemistry Council, Andean American Associations, Brazilian Chamber of Commerce, Chemists' Club, NY BIO, MedTech New York, Peruvian Business Council, Societe de Chimie Industrielle, SOCMA and others.