The Role of Chemical Societies and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

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In this event, leaders from the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the German Chemical Society (GDCh) will discuss the broad role of chemistry in advancing the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Following the discussion, the two organizations will sign a five-year partnership agreement outlining future cooperation.

Speakers and Panelists

  • Mary Kirchhoff, Executive Vice President for Scientific Advancement, ACS
  • Regina Palkovits, RWTH Aachen/Chair, Sustainable Chemistry Division, GDCh
  • Luis Echegoyen, President, ACS
  • Peter Schreiner, President, GDCh
  • Thomas Connelly, CEO/Executive Director, ACS
  • Stefanie Dehnen, Vice President, GDCh
  • Wolfram Koch, Executive Director, GDCh


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