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The Power of Chemical Transformations | Hong Kong Symposium Session 1

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ACS Publications and the University of Hong Kong Virtual Symposium: The Power of Chemical Transformations. ACS Publications and the University of Hong Kong are pleased to announce their upcoming fully virtual symposium on The Power of Chemical Transformations from May 20-21, 2021. The two-day virtual event will feature plenary lectures from Prof. Carolyn Bertozzi, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Central Science, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Chemistry, Stanford University; Prof. Paul Chirik, Editor-in-Chief, Organometallics; Edwards S. Sanford Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University; Associate Director, External Partnerships in the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment and Prof. Makoto Fujita, Editorial Advisory Board, Accounts of Chemical Research; Distinguished University Professor, University of Tokyo; Distinguished Professor Japan Institute for Molecular Science.

Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from keynote lectures from world-renowned scientists, invited lectures from Hong Kong’s top research faculty, and virtual poster presentations from outstanding abstracts."


  • Carolyn R. Bertozzi, Editor-in-Chief, ACS Central Science; Professor, Stanford University
  • Rebecca Ruck, Executive Director, Enabling Technologies, Process Research & Development, MSD (Merck Sharp & Dohme)
  • Sarah Reisman, Associate Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society; Bren Professor of Chemistry and Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator, California Institute of Technology
  • Yu Zhao, Professor, National University of Singapore
  • Mark Thompson, Ray R. Irani Chair in Chemistry, University of Southern California
  • Gong Chen, Professor, State Key Laboratory of Elemento-organic Chemistry, Nankai University

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