Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e. In Germany, this organisation is the largest and one of the most important chemical scientific societies, with a membership of more than 30,000 scientists. Die Deutschen Chemischen Gesellschaft und die Vereinigung Deutscher Chemiker sind die Vorläufer dieser Organisation. In the United States, the abbreviation for this group is GDCh. It has been dedicated to advancing the cause of chemical science since its founding in 1949. Chemistry Education Research and Application is the primary focus of the GDCh. President of Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V., Professor Dr. Michael Droscher, is a member of the German Chemical Society. Frankfurt, Germany is the headquarters of this non-profit organisation. The GDCh Chemistry Forum is one of the conferences that this society sponsors. At these conventions you’ll find leading academics industry insiders government workers and free-thinking activists.