Heritage Day

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
12:30 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
Science History Institute
315 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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:

  • The Othmer Gold Medal: Joshua Boger, Founder, Vertex Pharmaceuticals
  • The American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal: E. Gerald Meyer, Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and Dean of Arts and Sciences, University of Wyoming
  • The Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries: W. Graham Richards, Founder and Chair, Oxford Drug Design

More Information

For further information please contact Kathleen Elsmore at 215.873.8226 or kelsmore@sciencehistory.org. Space is limited. RSVP is requested by May 2, 2018.


Program

 

12:30 p.m.

Presentation of Richard J. Bolte Sr. Award for Supporting Industries
W. Graham Richards
Founder and Chair, Oxford Drug Design

Luncheon
 

 

2:30 p.m.

Curator’s Tour of Age of Alchemy Exhibition

 

3:00 p.m.

Film Screening of The Instrumental Chemist: The Incredible Curiosity of Arnold O. Beckman

 

4:30 p.m.

Presentation of American Institute of Chemists Gold Medal
E. Gerald Meyer
Emeritus Professor of Chemistry and Dean of Arts and Sciences, University of Wyoming

Reception

 

6:00 p.m.

Dinner​​​​​​

Presentation of Othmer Gold Medal
Joshua Boger

Founder, Vertex Pharmaceuticals