2022 Annual Meetings & General Assembly

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2022 EuChemS General Assembly

The 2022 EuChemS General Assembly meeting took place in Lisbon. The closed session of the GA, for members with voting rights was held on Friday, 26 August 2022 afternoon. The open session was held on Saturday, 27 August in the morning.

The meeting was chaired by Floris Rutjes, EuChemS President. The highlights of the European Chemical Society in the last twelve months were presented by Floris Rutjes, Nineta Hrastelj, Péter Szalay, Eckart Rühl and Maximillian Menche. Presentations included, amongst others, updates on what is new at EuChemS, policy work, projects, communications, financial matters, Professional Networks and EYCN updates.

During the meeting, the new President-Elect, Angela Agostiano and the new Treasurer, Hans Peter Lüthi were elected. EuChemS welcomes them in their new roles, starting in January 2023! In addition, numerous topics, ranging from awards to strategic subjects were considered in a lively discussion.

Participants thanked for the service of Pilar Goya, current Vice-President and Eckart Rühl, current Treasurer, whose mandates are approaching their end.

EuChemS warmly thanks all representatives who participated in the 2022 General Assembly. This meeting was carefully organised by the EuChemS Secretariat led by Nineta Hrastelj, Secretary General, and was made a success thanks to the excellent collaboration of the representatives from the EuChemS Member Societies and Supporting Members before and during the meeting.

Presentations GA 2022

2022 EuChemS Professional Networks meeting

The 2022 annual meeting of the EuChemS Professional Networks (PNs) was held in Lisbon, on Saturday, 27 August 2022.

The PNs meeting, chaired by Floris Rutjes, EuChemS President, was attended by the representatives of professional networks. Various topics were covered during this meeting, such as presenting follow-up actions from last year’s meeting, recent EuChemS highlights, and strategic future orientations. Representatives of each PN introduced their networks to those who were present using Péter Szalay’s presentation prepared for the GA. Celine Marmion discussed the progress of the ECC9, to be held in Dublin in 2024.

EuChemS warmly thanks all attendees who participated in the 2022 annual PNs meeting, prepared by the EuChemS Secretariat, and greatly appreciates the active participation and collaboration of all PNs during the meeting and throughout the year.