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Science History Institute

315 Chestnut Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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Heritage Day is the Science History Institute’s annual celebration of the achievements and promise of the sciences and technologies that shape material culture and innovation.

Festivities will include the presentation of the following awards:

  • Othmer Gold Medal
    Sangeeta Bhatia, John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries
    Frederick Frank, Chair, EVOLUTION Life Sciences Partners
  • American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal
    Henry F. Schaefer III, Graham Perdue Professor of Chemistry, University of Georgia




Program

10:15 a.m.

Registration

10:30 a.m.

Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award Panel

“Financing Innovation: Building the Biotech Industry from Its Earliest Beginning to the Pathway to the Future”

  • Frederick Frank
    Chair, EVOLUTION Life Sciences Partners
  • Jody Roberts (Moderator)
    Director, Institute for Research and Managing Director, West Coast Office, Science History Institute
  • William J. Rutter
    Chair and CEO, Synergenics, LLC
  • William A. Haseltine
    Chair and President, ACCESS Health International
  • John LaMattina
    Former President of Global R&D, Pfizer

11:30 a.m.

Reception


12:00 p.m.

Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries Presentation and Luncheon

“Financing the Biopharma Industry: A Historical Perspective”

1:30 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

Adopt-a-Collection

Enjoy an exclusive look at our rare books, fine art, manuscripts, and photographs; meet the curators of the Institute’s collections; and take advantage of the opportunity to “adopt” the displayed items or contribute to their preservation.


2:00 p.m.

American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal Panel

“Orthonormality and Orthodoxy: Following Truth Wherever It Leads”

  • Henry F. Schaefer III
    Graham Perdue Professor of Chemistry, University of Georgia
  • Gary Patterson (Moderator)
    Professor Emeritus of Chemical Physics and Polymer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, and Chair, Heritage Council, Science History Institute
  • Andrew Bocarsly
    Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University
  • Steven Bernasek
    Professor of Chemistry, Princeton University



2:45 p.m.

Break

Stop by the Othmer Library for our Adopt-a-Collection auction.


3:45 p.m.

Othmer Gold Medal Panel

“The Convergence of Technology in Driving New Paradigms of Innovation”

  • Sangeeta Bhatia
    John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Jody Roberts (Moderator)
    Director, Institute for Research and Managing Director, West Coast Office, Science History Institute
  • Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
    Chair and Managing Director, Biocon, Ltd.

4:30 p.m.

American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal Presentation

“The Third Age of Chemistry”

5:30 p.m.

Reception

6:30 p.m.

Othmer Gold Medal Dinner and Presentation

“It’s a Small World”

  • Sangeeta Bhatia
    John J. and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Health Sciences and Technology and of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology



More Information

For more information please contact Kathleen Elsmore at 215.873.8226 or rsvp@sciencehistory.org. Space is limited. Registration is requested by April 24, 2019. Please note: The cost of tickets covers meals only and is not a tax deductible contribution.

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