2017 ChairDr. JaimeLee I. Rizzo
Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences
New York, NY, 10038
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CHEMISTS CELEBRATE EARTH DAY (CCED) 2017
"Chemistry Helps Feed the World"
2017 Earth Day Events
Sunday April 23, 2017
The New York Section of the American Chemical Society will be celebrating Earth Day 2017 with the variety of events detailed below.
Earth Day Parade over the world-famous Brooklyn Bridge!
The New York Local Section of the American Chemical Society's 6th Annual Chemists Celebrate Earth Day event is scheduled for Sunday, April 23, 2017 with a
Parade over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge! Our goal is to bring awareness of Earth Day to all. Our festivities will begin at 11 am for check in and a continental breakfast with
Earth Day gifts for all participants followed by a keynote address entitled "Achieving Global Sustainability: Green Chemistry Needs you!" by Dr. Rita Upmacis of Pace University. Feel free to represent your institution/affiliation by wearing
shirts, hats, etc bearing the school/company logo! Wear comfy shoes as this year we plan to walk the entire bridge from the New York City side to Brooklyn (weather permitting)!
Date: Sunday, April 23nd
Time: 11 am - 3 pm
Place: Pace University
1 Pace Plaza
Enter through the Schimmel Theater entrance
Registration will open in March