Pioneers Of Chemistry At Convention Center

August 24, 1998

Medicine, Weapons, Sports And The Titanic Among Featured Topics

BOSTON, Mass. -- The lead chemist examining the long-hidden artifacts of the historic cruise ship Titanic and the scientist known as the father of the hydrogen bomb are among a host of researchers discussing their cutting edge work at the Industry Pavilion of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, during the Society's national meeting here Aug. 23-27.

Located in the Exhibit Hall of the Hynes Convention Center, the Pavilion (booth #222), will feature forums on a wide range of research, including: The Industry Pavilion also will feature workshop forums on business and careers. Harvard Business School professor Gary Pisano will discuss "Becoming a Better Manager," and former Hoffman-LaRoche executive Robert Koch will offer his views in a presentation, "What do Mergers Mean for Your Career?"

Brochures on the ACS Industry Pavilion's presentations and displays are available in the ACS Press Room, Hynes Convention Center, Room 308, 3rd Level.
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