The event that has introduced hundreds of thousands of young people to the wonders of science ― and helped launch careers in science, technology, engineering, medicine and other fields ― is being honored at a special symposium here today. The observance of the 25th
anniversary of National Chemistry Week (NCW) takes place during the 244th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society.
Bassam Z. Shakhashiri, Ph.D. President, American Chemical Society, Professor of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Alan Leshner, Ph.D. Chief Executive Officer and Executive Publisher, Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Ira Flatow Executive Producer/Host, Science Friday®, National Public Radio (tentative)