PROGRAMMING

APO-2019 PROUDLY ANNOUNCES
2nd "PROFESSOR JAMES MCGRATH MEMORIAL LECTURESHIP"
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2019


Bercaw John E. Bercaw

Centennial Professor of Chemistry
California Institute of Technology

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THE MCGRATH MEMORIAL LECTURESHIP: In honor of the many contributions of Prof. James E. McGrath, including the creation of the "Advances in Polyolefins" workshop series in 1997, APO 2017 introduced a lectureship in his honor. Prof. McGrath was the University Distinguished Professor and Ethyl Corp. Professor of Chemistry at Virginia Tech. He wrote more than 400 articles and was a co-inventor of 40 patents. Prof. McGrath was the recipient of many awards in recognition of his scientific contributions.

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

John Bercaw (CalTech)
Vincenzo Busico (University of Naples)
Markus Busch (Technical University of Darmstadt)
Geoffrey Coates (Cornell University)
Vinicius Grassi (Braskem)
Jeff Fodor (Chevron-Phillips)
Jamie Hobbs (University of Sheffield)
Bun Yeoul Lee (Ajou University)
Justin G Kennemur (Florida State University)
Rhett Kempe (University of Bayreuth)
Sarah Martin (Dow)
Scott Milner (Penn State University)
Benjamin Monrabal (Polymer Char)
Barry Morris (DuPont)
Kyoko Nozaki (University of Tokyo)
Daniel Read (University of Leeds)
Greg Rutledge (MIT)
Harald Pasch (University of Stellenbosch)
Francisco Perez (SABIC Netherlands)
Megan Robertson (U. Houston)
Mike Tilston (Dow)
Karen Winey (University of Pennsylvania)