PROFMonday, August 17, 2009

9:00 AM-11:30 AM JW Marriott -- Capitol Ballroom, Salon E, Oral
Chemistry, Sustainability, and Diversity: Global Imperatives
Organizers:Maria GV. Rosenthal
Allison A. Aldridge
9:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
9:10 AMImportance of diversity in industry: Change and attitude
Carlton M. Truesdale
9:30 AMAn update on African Americans in chemistry: Progress in recruitment and retention and future directions
Gloria Thomas MaGee, Zakiya S. Wilson, Sibrina N. Collins
9:50 AMCapitalizing on diversity harnessing the underutilized talents of persons with disabilities: A growing imperative in an increasingly challenging business climate
Karl S. Booksh
10:10 AMSolutions for advancing women in leadership in a corporate R&D setting
Dawn A Brooks
10:30 AMImportance of diversity in industry
A. D. Cropper
10:50 AMPanel Discussion
11:20 AMConcluding Remarks

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The 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009