OPENING SESSION KEYNOTE SPEAKER:

John Polanyi

1986 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry

 

Order in Crystals; Order in Society

Friday, July 20, 2018

6:30 PM

Grand Centre

 

Prof. John Polanyi is a faculty member and Nobel laureate, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Toronto, where his research group studies the molecular motions in chemical reactions. He is a Member of the Queen's Privy Council for Canada, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and of the Royal Societies of London and of Edinburgh, a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and a Fellow of the Pontifical Academy of Rome, the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Indian Academy of Science. He has served on the Prime Minister of Canada's Advisory Board on Science and Technology. Founding Chairman of the Canadian Pugwash Group, and has written widely on science policy and the control of armaments.

John C. Polanyi

Department of Chemistry

University of Toronto

80 St. George Street Toronto, Ontario, M5S 3H6 CANADA

Tel. No.: (416) 978-3580

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E-mail: [email protected]

URL: http://sites.utoronto.ca/jpolanyi