WASHINGTON, April 18, 2016 — Two U.S. congressmen and executives from the American Chemical Society, the American Chemistry Council and the National Association of Chemical Distributors will discuss the formation of the new Congressional Chemistry Caucus. The caucus will help inform members of Congress, their staffs and the public about chemistry’s benefits for society and the economy.
Title of event: Congressional Chemistry Caucus Kick-Off
Who: Reps. and Caucus Co-Chairs John Moolenaar (R-MI) and Dan Lipinski, Ph.D. (D-IL), along with American Chemical Society Executive Director and CEO Thomas Connelly Jr., Ph.D., American Chemistry Council CEO Calvin M. Dooley and National Association of Chemical Distributors President Eric R. Byer
What: Briefing and reception with drinks and appetizers
When: Wednesday, April 27, 5-7 p.m. EDT
Location: 2325 Rayburn House Office Building
The American Chemical Society is a nonprofit organization chartered by the U.S. Congress. With nearly 157,000 members, ACS is the world’s largest scientific society and a global leader in providing access to chemistry-related research through its multiple databases, peer-reviewed journals and scientific conferences. Its main offices are in Washington, D.C., and Columbus, Ohio.