ACS Publications did another Virtual Talk on Water Research on June 24, 2021, at the LPPM Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB) in Indonesia. We explored the impact on water in June for World Environment Day and invited Professor Shane Snyder, Editor-in-Chief of ACS ES&T Water to join us for this event. We started the event with a […]
We started the event with a video showcasing highlights from World Environment Day on June 5. This year’s theme is “Ecosystem Restoration,” calling for urgent action to revive our damaged ecosystems.
Next up, we were welcomed with the opening remarks by Dr. Rino Rakhmata Mukti from LPPM ITB, who gave attendees a brief overview of the institute’s vision and how the talk on water ties in with the theme on Ecosystem Restoration.
For the day’s main event, Professor Shane Snyder talked about the journal ACS ES&T Water and his international editorial team. He also shared his insight and the initiatives that he and his team in Singapore worked on in South-East Asia and beyond.
After the session, the president of the ITB Student Chapter did an introduction to their chapter, which was established in 2020. And we got to hear a sharing from Dr. Hadi Kardhana about water issues in Indonesia and the ongoing water research done in ITB.
Finally, the event ended with Trivia Questions on the World Environment issues, hosted ACS Publications, complete with prizes for the fastest guessers.
We hope to organize more joint events worldwide. Stay tuned for more upcoming talks with ACS Publications!