On the first day, the EuChemS Executive Board met for the third time this year, following the meetings in Thessaloniki, Greece, on 9-10 February and the online meeting of 16 June. The Executive Board evaluated the developments since its last meeting and discussed the strategic directions of EuChemS.
This meeting was followed by the Business Session of the General Assembly on 12 October where Member Society representatives with voting rights voted on a number of resolutions. Amongst other topics, the growth of EuChemS was decided: we welcome a new Member Society and two new Professional Networks. The next day, Member Societies, Professional Networks and invited guests participated in the Open Session of the Assembly. EuChemS President Floris Rutjes, Secretary General Nineta Hrastelj, Professional Network Representative Joana Amaral and Maximillian Menche, Former Chair of European Young Chemists’ Network presented EuChemS’ state of affairs. Following presentations, open discussion took place on various topics relevant to future EuChemS activities.
On Friday afternoon, Professional Networks met with the Presiding Council and the EuChemS Secretariat to briefly review past activities and discuss future collaborations.
EuChemS would like to extend its warm thanks to the Pancyprian Union of Chemists, for their hospitality and professionalism in hosting the 2023 EuChemS Annual Meetings. The presentations will soon be available on the EuChemS website.