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2014 EuCheMS General Assembly

2014 EuCheMS General Assembly

Following EuCheMS tradition and openness to society, representatives of EuCheMS Member Societies, Divisions and Working Parties and distinguished guests participated in the EuCheMS General Assembly.
 
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Two central moments during this year´s General Assembly were the “European Research in Chemistry”, which linked research and policy related issues, and the “EuCheMS Strategy” session, which discussed what is next for EuCheMS.
This General Assembly also marked the transition of the Presidency from prof. Ulrich Schubert to Prof. David Cole-Hamilton.
EuCheMS would like to thank to the General Assembly host, the Polish Chemical Society. The next General Assembly will take place in Vienna in September 2015.
Presentations from the General Assembly:
Polish Chemical SocietyPiotr Bałczewski
Update on EuCheMS activities Ulrich Schubert
EuCheMS policy development – Nineta H. Majcen
EuCheMS Divisions/WPs: report and a look forward – Eckart Rühl
European Young Chemists’ Network – Aurora Walshe
European Nanoporous Materials Institute of ExcellenceVenčeslav Kaučič
European Chemistry Thematic Network AssociationFranco de Angelis
EuCheMS Strategy Discussion – Steven Alexander
EuCheMS General Assembly 2015 Vienna

European Research in Chemistry session:
Video Speech – Jerzy Buzek, Member of the European Parliament
The European Research Council – Klaus Bock, European Research Council
Foresight for policy-making Anne-Katrin Bock, European Commission DG Joint Research Centre
Horizon 2020 – Helge Wessel, European Commission DG Research and Innovation
ACS Engagement: US and European Chemistry Related Collaboration & Exchange – Bradley D. Miller, American Chemical Society
European Research in Chemistry: Promoting International Collaboration Kathrin Winkler, ERA-Chemistry Network