The report was released at a press conference and follow-up panel discussion held on Aug. 29, 2011, at the ACS Fall 2011 National Meeting in Denver. More information on the events and speaker bios.
Director, ACS Office of Public Affairs
Joseph S. Francisco Ph.D.
2010 American Chemical Society President,
convened Innovation Task Force
George M. Whitesides, Ph.D.
Task Force Chair, Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers
University Professor, Harvard University
Pat N. Confalone, Ph.D.
ACS Board of Directors,
Vice-President, Global R&D, DuPont Crop Protection
Robert H. Grubbs, Ph.D.
2005 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, Victor and Elizabeth Atkins Professor of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology
Founder, CEO, and Chief Scientific
Officer, SiGNa Chemistry
Joseph S. Francisco
Scott Birmingham, Ph.D.
CEO, Boulder Scientific Company
Executive Vice President, Metro Denver Economic
Pat N. Confalone
DuPont Crop Protection