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Strengthening Our Voice Through Member Engagement Each year the American Chemistry Council’s Annual Meeting brings together the elite senior executives from U.S. and international companies in June to discuss the latest business, regulatory and legislative trends affecting the chemical industry. The ACC Annual Meeting is the optimal opportunity to network, develop and foster new and existing relationships. Your company should be part of this influential gathering of industry leaders. One of the significant benefits of membership, the ACC Annual Meeting is unparalleled in its ability to create commercial business opportunities. Even in this day of modern communications, it remains the one time during the year when you can meet with the decision-makers of so many current and prospective customers and suppliers in the same location. Be sure your company is represented! Take advantage of this unique assembly of industry leaders ranging from: • Presidents and CEOs; • Senior Executive Management from all business units; and • Executives from ACC distribution partners and others along the value chain. PROGRAM The 2014 Annual Meeting will kick off with a Welcome Reception on Monday evening, June 2. Golfers interested in an early round of play may participate in the Monday Shotgun Golf Tournament beginning at 8:00 am. On Tuesday, we will begin with our Annual Business Session from 8:30 – 10:00 am which will include breakfast. Our Shotgun Golf Tournament will begin promptly at 12:30 pm. Tuesday evening will conclude with the 142nd Annual Banquet. 2014 SPEAKERS KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Condoleezza Rice -- Former Secretary of State and Former National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice is currently the Denning Professor in Global Business and the Economy at the Graduate School of Business; the Thomas and Barbara Stephenson Senior Fellow on Public Policy at the Hoover Institution and a professor of Political Science at Stanford University. She is also a founding partner of RiceHadleyGates LLC. From January 2005-2009, Rice served as the 66th Secretary of State of the United States, the second woman and first African American woman to hold the post. Rice also served as President George W. Bush’s Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor) from January 2001-2005, the first woman to hold the position. Rice served as Stanford University’s Provost from 1993-1999, during which she was the institution’s chief budget and academic officer. As Provost, she was responsible for a $1.5 billion annual budget and the academic program involving 1,400 faculty members and 14,000 students. In 1997, she also served on the Federal Advisory Committee on Gender— Integrated Training in the Military. From 1989 through March 1991, Rice served on President George H.W. Bush’s National Security Council staff. She served as director; senior director of Soviet and East European Affairs; and, special assistant to the President for National Security Affairs. In 1986, while an international affairs fellow of the Council on Foreign Relations, Rice also served as special assistant to the Director of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. As professor of Political Science, Rice has been on the Stanford faculty since 1981 and has won two of the highest teaching honors—the 1984 Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching and the 1993 School of Humanities and Sciences Dean’s Award for Distinguished Teaching. FEATURED SPEAKER: Ian Bremmer-- Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group, the leading global political risk research and consulting firm. In 1998, Bremmer founded Eurasia Group with just $25,000. Today, the company has offices in New York, Washington and London, as well as a network of experts and resources around the world. Eurasia Group provides financial, corporate and government clients with information and insight on how political developments move markets. Bremmer created Wall Street’s first global political risk index, and has authored several books, including Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World, which details risks and opportunities in a world without global leadership. He also wrote the national best seller, The End of the Free Market: Who Wins the War Between States and Corporations? and The J Curve: A New Way to Understand Why Nations Rise and Fall, which was selected by The Economist as one of the best books of 2006. Bremmer is a contributor for The Financial Times A-List and Reuters.com, and writes “The Call” blog on ForeignPolicy.com. He has also published articles in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Newsweek, Harvard Business Review and Foreign Affairs. He appears regularly on CNBC, Fox News Channel, National Public Radio and other networks. SPOUSE PROGRAM Spouses are cordially invited to attend this year's Annual Meeting at The Broadmoor. Spouses are welcome to attend the Welcome Reception as well as the 142nd Annual Reception and Banquet. Other spouse activities are also being planned. ADVANCE ATTENDEE LIST To help facilitate your commercial business networking at the Annual Meeting, once you have successfully registered, an advance copy of the attendee list becomes available on the 'Attendees' tab at the top of this page. Take advantage of early access to this list to schedule your meetings in advance of June.
Monday, June 2, 2014 - Wednesday, June 4, 2014 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Broadmoor1 Lake AvenueColorado Springs, Colorado 80906800.634.7711
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