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2017 Chair

Dr. JaimeLee I. Rizzo
Pace University
Department of Chemistry and Physical Sciences
New York, NY, 10038
Phone: 212-346-1761

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Department of Chemistry
St. John's University
8000 Utopia Parkway
Jamaica, NY 11439
Phone 516-883-7510
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Chemists Celebrate Earth Day

"Chemistry Helps Feed the World"
2017 Earth Day Events
Sunday April 23, 2017

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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
Bianco Room
Enter through the Schimmel Theater entrance
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Registration is Open
Register (Deadline April 7, 2017)