PRESSunday, August 16, 2009

3:00 PM-6:05 PM Walter E. Washington Convention Center -- Ballroom A, Oral
Presidential Plenary Symposium on Chemistry and Global Security: Challenges and Opportunities
Organizer:Sadiq Shah
3:00 PMIntroductory Remarks. Thomas H. Lane, ACS President
3:15 PMScience and technology challenges in national security: Proliferation and unconventional weapons
Vahid Majidi
3:50 PMAn academic perspective on chemistry and global security: Importance of international partnerships
Mark S. Wrighton
4:25 PMThe business perspective on chemistry and global security: Challenges and opportunities
Stephanie A. Burns
5:00 PMA funding agency's perspective on chemistry and global security: Challenges and opportunities
Cora B. Marrett, Arden Bement
5:35 PMOpen Forum Discussion
6:00 PMConcluding Remarks

Symposium Grid -- Presidential Event -- Session Listing

Symposium Grid -- Chemistry and Global Security -- Session Listing

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