Bonding Conference

 UPDATE: Due to Covid-19, this event has been postponed. Please check the Bonding Conference 2020 Announcement 


The Chemists' Club, in conjunction with UNESCO and the New York University Chemistry Department, host the annual Bonding Conference at the Players Club in New York City. The Bonding Conference includes a reception, presentation by industry experts, and a student poster session.

The poster session includes a showcase of poster presentations from student scholars at New York University (Washington Square), New York University (Tandon School of Engineering), Columbia University, Cooper Union, Manhattan College, and City College of New York, presenting their personal and professional interests. Networking between students, professionals and recruiters is a significant highlight of this event. 

Professional registration is on a first come, first serve basis.
There is no cost for event attendance or participation.



Bonding Conference 2019: Digital Innovation Panelists
Amir Baghaipour- Partner Engineer (Google)
Jason Gislason- Product Manager (Phillips 66)
Robert J. Kumpf- Specialist Executive (Deloitte Consulting)
Shane Grosser- Process Development Intensification Lab Leader (Merck)
Greg Smith- Sales Director (Croda)
Bonding Conference 2018: Diversity and Inclusion Panelists
Dr. Ana Persic- Science Specialist (UNESCO)
Karen S. Carter- Chief Inclusion Officer (Dow Chemical)
Alfred Ojukwu- Technology Solutions Professional (Microsoft)
Tiffani Scott- Global Inclusion & Diversity Leader (BDX Corporate/Shared Services)
Ivory Harris- Vice President of Human Resources, Total Rewards & Corporate HR Services (BASF Corporation)
Sumita Banerjee- Senior Vice President of Talent Acquisition (L'Oreal Americas)

Bonding Conference 2017: Sustainability Panelists
Kevin Eckerle- Senior Manager (Accenture Strategy & Sustainability Practices)
Dr. Ingrid Mergelsberg- Director of Chemistry (Merck)
Rose Perkins- Associate Director of Sustainability, Business Integration, & Employee Engagement (Dow Chemical)
Dr. Ana Persic- Science Specialist (UNESCO)
Jonathan Tran- Manager for Sustainable Living (Unilever North America)
Charlene Wall-Warren- Director of Sustainability (BASF)