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Panel discussion
Future of the Chemical Sciences

Sunday 9th, 14h00 – 16h00

This panel discussion will focus on the topic of the ‘Future of the Chemical Sciences’ and will feature different perspectives on this important subject from leading visionaries representing different sectors and countries. Presidents from chemical societies, policy makers and related organisations together with senior representatives from industry will debate on the trends, developments and opportunities that may affect our discipline in the future.

Moderator: Prof. Paulo Cezar Vieira, Federal University of São Carlos; Former President of the Brazilian Chemical Society.


14:00 – 15:00: Panellist

Dr. John Biggs
Brazilian Association of Chemical Industries

Professor Richard Hartshorn
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
Secretary General

Professor Sir John Holman
Royal Society of Chemistry
President

Professor Thisbe Lindhorst
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker
President

Professor Ingrid Montes
American Chemical Society

Professor Zhigang Shuai
Chinese Chemical Society

Professor Natalia Tarasova
International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
President

Professor Aldo Zarbin
Brazilian Chemical Society
President


15:00 – 16:00: Questions and Answers