150 Years of the Periodic Table

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Perspectives in Chemistry:
150 Years of the Periodic Table

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
9:00 am - 5:15 pm | Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
At the National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW - Washington, DC 20418
& Online via Webinar

You are cordially invited to join the American Chemical Society and the National Science Foundation in celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.  Please join us for a colloquium highlighting chemistry breakthroughs enabled by our understanding of the periodic table on Wednesday, November 20 at the National Academy of Sciences at 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC.  The colloquium will engage prominent scientists in sharing their perspectives on the history of the periodic table, discoveries that have shaped society, current trends in chemistry research, and opportunities that will impact the future.  The colloquium will be followed by a reception. 

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Ryan Babbush, Google
  • Martin Burke, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Eugene Chen, Colorado State University
  • Jeannette Garcia, IBM
  • Jacklyn Gates, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Malika Jeffries-El, Boston University
  • David Lewis, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • Gary Molander, University of Pennsylvania
  • Amy Prieto, Colorado State University

The colloquium is generously supported by a grant (CHE-1937824) from the National Science Foundation.   

Register now to join us online or in person:

Learn more about how ACS is celebrating IYPT 2019 at www.acs.org/iypt