2011 Annual Symposium –
June 18, 2011 at Rutgers University
“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
Please register online here:
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
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"
to our members. For timely information, please visit our website often.
Travel directions can be found at
Parking is available
in lot 51 (on Bartholomew Rd., adjacent to Rutgers Federal Credit
Union and across from the Busch Campus Center).