2010 EuChemS General Assembly

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2010 EuChemS General Assembly – Bled, Slovenia

Luis Oro, EuChemS President, chaired the EuChemS GA hosted by the Slovenian Chemical Society on 14-15 October in Bled, Slovenia, with 60 participants from member societies and sister organisations.

Guests included Long Lu, General Secretary of the Federation of Asian Chemical Societies, Nicole Moreau, Present of IUPAC, Henryk Koroniak, President of ECTN, Ger Spork from CEFIC and Johanna Kowol-Santen from ERA-Chemistry.
At the end of the meeting Giovanni Natile, Societa Chimica Italiana, retired as Immediate Past President and Ulrich Schubert, Gesellschaft Österreichischer Chemiker, was welcomed as the new President Elect.

Topical issues were debated during breakout discussions on:

  • International Year of Chemistry, led by David Phillips and Livia Sarkadi
  • EU research funding, led by Henryk Koroniak and Catherine Feore
  • EuChemS Congresses, led by Wolfram Koch and Herbert Ipser
  • Communication among EuChemS member societies, led by Richard Pike and Helena Grennberg

Presentations GA 2010

  • EuChemS Review 2010
    Luis Oro, President, EuChemS
  • EuChemS Policy Development
    Catherine Feore, EuChemS Policy Development Manager
  • International Year of Chemistry 2011
    Nicole Moreau, President, IUPAC
  • Federation of Asian Chemical Societies and CCS
    Long Lu, General Secretary, FACS
  • ERA-Chemistry
    Kathrin Winkler, Representative ERA-Chemistry
  • European Young Chemist Network
    Csaba Janáky, Past Chair, EYCN
  • European Chemistry Thematic Network
    Henryk Koroniak, President, ECTN
  • Chemistry in Slovenia
    Slavko Kaucic, President, Slovenian Chemical Society
  • Division of Analytical Chemistry
    Bo Karlberg, Chair
  • Division of Chemical Education
    Mariann Holmberg, Chair
  • Division of Chemistry and the Environment
    Walter Giger, Chair
  • Division of Chemistry in Life Sciences
    Henryk Kozlowski, Chair
  • Division of Electrochemistry
    Rob Hillman, Chair
  • Division of Food Chemistry
    Livia Simon Sarkadi, Chair
  • Division of Nuclear and Radiochemistry
    Heinz Gäggeler, Chair
  • Division of Inorganic Chemistry
    Michele Aresta, Chair
  • Division of Organometallic Chemistry
    Helena Grennberg, Chair
  • Working Party on Chemistry for Cultural Heritage
    Kim Simonsen, Chair