NESACS Honors the 2020 Gustavus John Esselen Awardee, Professor Geoffrey W. Coates, Followed by the Presentation of the Esselen Address
About this event
This meeting will feature Geoffrey W. Coates, the Tisch University Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University as our speaker and awardee. He will receive the Gustavus J. Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest for his work in the development of new catalysts for the synthesis of macromolecules as well as small molecules.
The title of Professor Coates’ talk is:
In Pursuit of the Perfect Plastic
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED – RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED
Schedule of Events:
Esselen Award Meeting
Thursday October 14, 2021
The Charles Hotel, Cambridge, MA
Regatta Bar, One Bennett St., 3rd Floor
4:30 PM Board Meeting
5:30 PM Social Hour
6:30 PM Dinner
8:00 PM Award Meeting and Presentation of the Gustavus J. Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest to Geoffrey W. Coates
Please visit www.nesacs.org/awards_esselen.html for more information on the selection process, the history of the Award and the life and career of Gustavus John Esselen, as well as additional information about Professor Geoffrey W. Coates. Professor Coates’ biography can also be found on the NESACS site.
NESACS would like to thank the chair of the Gustavus John Esselen Award Committee of NESACS, Dr. John Macor(Sanofi), the Esselen Family, and Ms. Jeananne Piper Grady for her skillful organization of, arrangements for, and invitations to, this event.
Registration is required and a ticket will be necessary for admission to the networking reception, dinner and the award meeting. The deadline for registering is noon, October 6, 2021.
Reservations are to be made using EventBrite services: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gustavus-j-esselen-award-ceremony-honoring-professor-geoffrey-w-coates-tickets-169727271839. Available ticket packages include Members, $30.00; Non-members, $35; Retirees, $20; Students, $10. Reservations not cancelled at least 24 hours in advance will not be refunded.
The Award meeting will be live streamed starting at 8 PM and will be available through Zoom at no charge. Reservation is required to attend virtually, select the ticket option for Meeting only and upon registration a Zoom link for the presentation will be emailed to you.
Parking is available at the Charles Hotel: For arrival after 5:00PM, self-parking up to 5 hours is $14; over 5 hours is $16. For arrival before 5:00PM self-parking is $35. Valet is additional.
Below are photos from the event:
Photos by Joel Laino