Joseph Priestley Society

Connect virtually with leaders in science, technology, and industry.

The Joseph Priestley Society (JPS) promotes a deeper understanding of science, technology, and industry, with an emphasis on innovation and entrepreneurship. Speakers are leaders from a wide variety of large and small chemical companies and the financial, consulting, and academic communities.

Events are held each month from September to April, with a hiatus in December.

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Upcoming Events

Vijay Kapur, retired CEO of International Solar Electric Technology, presents this month’s virtual JPS talk.


JPS welcomes a panel of industry leaders for a virtual discussion about the development and commercialization of nonanimal foods.


The Joseph Priestley Society welcomes economist Robert Fry, who will present his outlook for the global economy, with an emphasis on U.S. manufacturing and the chemical industry in particular.

Recent Meetings

February 13, 2020

October 10, 2019

September 19, 2019

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