“Power of Chemistry and Collaboration in the Evolving World and the Role of CACS”

The Tri-State Chinese American Chemical Society announces that its 2011 Annual Symposium will be held on Saturday, June 18, from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at Busch Campus Center, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ (Address: 604 Bartholomew Rd, Piscataway, NJ 08854). The symposium is co-sponsored by the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Rutgers University. Registration is free and open to all students and professionals in chemistry and related fields. Free breakfast and lunch will also be provided to all symposium participants.

Please register online here:  Tristate CACS Conferences Registration

The theme of this year’s symposium is “Power of Chemistry and Collaboration in the Evolving World and the Role of CACS”. This symposium will discuss on the role of chemistry and chemists in this world of constant changes and global collaborations. Prominent speakers from ACS, industrial companies, and government labs will share their vision, insight, and leadership experience. We have the following confirmed speakers.

  • Dr. Nancy B Jackson,
    President of American Chemical Society and Manager of the International Chemical Threat Reduction, Sandia National Laboratories
  • Ms. Eunice Heath,
    General Manager, The Dow Chemical Company
  • Dr. Kailin Guan,
    Senior Vice President of Qilu Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. Shangdong Province, China
  • Dr. Jennifer Feeley,
    Director, Chemical Sector, Corporate Strategic Research, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
  • Dr. Jianwen Mao,
    Vice President, New Technology and Innovation, Avon Products, Inc.

The presentations will be accompanied by a vendor exhibition and plenty of opportunities for networking with professionals. For the first time, multiple companies will post job openings and collect resumes at this symposium. Finally, let’s get together and celebrate the International Year of Chemistry 2011 and the 30th Anniversary of CACS. Updates about the Annual Symposium and other activities sponsored by Tri-State CACS will be posted at our website at www.tristatecacs.org.

CACS was founded in 1981 as a volunteer-based, non-profit professional organization. CACS addresses the common interests and concerns of Chinese American chemical professionals. It has established a mentor program to help new comers gain quick footing in their professional careers in the US. It presents Young Chemist Awards annually to outstanding high school students to help cultivate their interests in chemical sciences. In addition, Tri-State CACS is providing “China Opportunities” (www.tristatecacs.org/ChinaOpportunities.php) to our members. For timely information, please visit our website often.

Parking is available in lot 51 (on Bartholomew Rd., adjacent to Rutgers Federal Credit Union and across from the Busch Campus Center).