On Friday, 3 July 2020, at 10:00 CEST, people from all around the world gathered to celebrate the 50th birthday of EuChemS. The programme of the online celebration can be found HERE.
We were delighted to welcome many live speakers: Nobel Laureates, EuChemS Executive Board members, Presidents of EuChemS Member Societies and Supporting Members, Chairs of EuChemS Professional Networks, and Presidents of Friend Oranisations. The list of all the live speakers is in the table below (in order of appearance):
|Professor Pilar Goya||EuChemS President|
|Dr Nineta Hrastelj||EuChemS Secretary General|
|Professor Jean-Marie Lehn||Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1987|
|Professor Ben Feringa||Winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2016|
|Dr Brigitte Van Tiggelen||Chair of the Working Party on the History of Chemistry|
|Professor Eckart Rühl||EuChemS Treasurer|
|Professor Gregori Ujaque||Catalan Chemical Society (SCQ)|
|Professor Anu Airaksinen||Finnish Chemical Society (SKS)|
|Professor Peter R. Schreiner||German Chemical Society (GDCh)|
|Professor Livia Simon Sarkadi||Hungarian Chemical Society (MKE)|
|Dr Cristina Todaşcă||Romanian Chemical Society (SChR)|
|Dr Yves Auberson||European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC)|
|Professor Marco Arlorio||EuChemS Profesional Networks representative in the Executive Board|
|Professor Christopher Brett||International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)|
|Professor Reuben Jih-Ru Hwu||Federation of Asian Chemical Societies (FACS)|
|Professor Daniel Garcia Rivera||Latin American Federation of Chemical Associations (FLAQ)|
|Professor Luis Echegoyen||American Chemical Society (ACS)|
|Professor Floris Rutjes||EuChemS President-Elect|
We are very proud to have welcomed almost 200 attendees whose birthday wishes during the celebration were truly tremendous, and who used the #50yearseuchems hashtag in all social media.
If you were not able to join our celebration live, we invite you to look at the recording on the EuChemS YouTube channel and subscribe for more clips from this event that will be coming soon!