The first meeting of the Executive Board of the German Chemical Society this year took place on the occasion of the Chemistry Lecturers‘ Conference („Chemiedozententagung“) on March 13 in Dresden.
At the beginning of the meeting at 2:15 p.m., GDCh President Dr. Karsten Danielmeier welcomed the participants and established that a quorum was present. The Board adopts the minutes of the Board meeting of December 8, 2022 in Ludwigshafen as well as the present agenda and takes note of the decisions made since the last meeting in the online procedure. These include appointments to the Commission on Professional Education and the award of the EUR 50,000 Karl Ziegler Prize to Prof. Tanja Weil, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz.
In the absence of the Treasurer, Dr. Timo Flessner, the Commercial Director Volker Kilz briefly summarizes the 2022 financial statements: The audit of the 2022 annual financial statements will take place from April 17 to 28 by KPMG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft, and the associated audit report will be prepared subsequently. The 2022 annual budget approved by the General Assembly showed a positive result of EUR 1,