2008 EuChemS General Assembly – Stavanger
Guests included San Thang, Treasurer of FACS (Federation of Asian Chemical Societies), Nicole Moreau, President Elect of IUPAC, Bruce Bursten, President of ACS, Leiv Sydnes, Chairman of CHEMRAWN, Ger Spork from CEFIC, David Lee from the European Physical Society and Richard Whewell from ECTN.
Whilst its primary focus is science and policy development in Europe, EuChemS recognises the importance of engaging with partner organisations across the world in addressing the challenges of globalisation.
Left-right: Reto Battaglia, San Thang, Nicole Moreau, Giovanni Natile, Evelyn McEwan, Luis Oro, Bruce Bursten
Topical issues for debate included:
- ‘The future of chemistry research and related funding’ led by Dave Garner.
- ‘The European Chemist designation: what do member societies want and how can EuChemS deliver’ led by Pavel Drasar and Sergio Facchetti.
- ‘Chemistry and energy: how to effectively follow up the EuChemS report’ led by Richard Pike.
- ‘The EuChemS networking scheme: how to better integrate national societies within EuChemS’ led by Franco De Angelis and Gerhard Karger.
Presentations GA 2008
Reports from EuChemS, Associated Organisations of EuChemS, Divisions and Working Parties
EuChemS Review 2008
Giovanni Natile, EuChemS President
Federation of Asian Chemical Societies
San Thang, FACS Treasurer
Nicole Moreau, President Elect
Chemical Research Applied to World Needs
Leiv Sydnes, CHEMRAWN
Seawater as a ‘smart’ IOR-fluid in chalk
The Norwegian Chemical Society
European Young Chemists Network (EYCN)
Helena Laavi, Internal Affairs EYCN
Division of Chemistry and the Environment
Philippe Garrigues, Chair of DCE
Division of Organometallic Chemistry
Helena Grennberg, Chair of DOC
Chemistry Research and Funding
Dave Garner, President RSC
How do we progress the Chemistry and Energy Report
Presented by Dr Richard Pike, CEO of the Royal Society of Chemistry