Plenary and keynote lectures

Department of Chemistry

Purdue University

Sunday, July 30 evening

Plenary Lecture: L1 High performance chemistry: Cars and beyond
7:00 PM – 8:15 PM Loeb Theater
Timothy Ruppel, (PerkinElmer Instruments, Inc)
Joseph Turpin, (Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN)

Monday, July 31 morning

Plenary Lecture: L2 Does Chemical Education Research Have Answers to offer the Chemistry Community?
8:00 AM – 8:50 AM Loeb Theater
Diane M. Bunce (The Catholic University of America)

Monday, July 31 Afternoon

Keynote Lecture: K1 How To Get Students Actively Involved In Learning, Even If You Have 200 Of Them In The Class 
1:15 PM – 2:05 PM Loeb Theater
Richard M. Felder (North Carolina State University)

Keynote Lecture: K2 A Look at the ‘drivers’ of science education reform
1:15 PM – 2:05 PM STEW 206
Gerald F. Wheeler (Executive Director, National Science Teachers Association)

Keynote Lecture: K3 Beginning Chemistry: Firing Their Imaginations
1:15 PM – 2:05 PM STEW 302 
Richard Zare (Stanford University)

Tuesday, August 1 morning

Plenary Lecture: L3 Chemistry in the Public Eye, A shared presentation
8:00 AM – 9:05 AM Loeb Theater
Peter Atkins (University of Oxford)
David Harpp (McGill University)

Tuesday, August 1 evening

Plenary Lecture: L4 The Secret Life of Food
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Loeb Theater
Shirley Corriher (Author, Chef and Scientist)

Wednesday, August 2 morning

Keynote Lecture: K4 The challenge of interdisciplinary STEM service classes: How can physics, chemistry, math, and computer science support a redesigned biology curriculum?
8:00 AM - 8:50 AM  STEW 306
Edward F. Redish (University of Maryland)

Keynote Lecture: K5 The Americans with Disabilities Act: What it really means for you
8:00 AM – 8:50 AM STEW 302
Heather Stout (Purdue University)

Wednesday, August 2 evening

Plenary Lecture: L5 Creative demo tales from two continents
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM  WTHR 200
Bob Becker (Kirkwood High School) and Viktor Obendrauf (University of Graz)

Thursday, August 3 morning
Plenary Lecture: L6 Chemistry Enterprise: Looking back at 2015
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM 
Loeb Theater
William Carroll (Past-President, American Chemical Society)



Department of Chemistry

Purdue University