International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

Partners for the
International Year of Chemistry 2011

See all contacts

Contact Detail

Fatima Mustafa Ideas Activities
  • Ms, The University of Jordan
    Amman, Jordan
  • Email
    Tel +96265355000
  • Sector:

  • Organizations:

    The University of Jordan
    University of Jordan
  • IYC Interests:

    Increase the public appreciation and understanding of chemistry
    Encourage interest of young people in chemistry
    Generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry
    Celebrate the role of women in chemistry
  • Web Site:


International Conference of Young Chemists (ICYC)- April 8-10, 2012-Amman-Jordan

This conference is organized to celebrate 2011 as the International Year of Chemistry (IYC) and the occasion of the University's of Jordan 50th anniversary. The main aim of this conference is to “encourage interest in chemistry among young people, and to generate enthusiasm for the creative future of chemistry” which is one of the IYC goals.

ICYC will focus immensely on the new generation of scientists who are equipped with skills and eager to get the latest knowledge about the dynamic world. This is an excellent opportunity for young chemists, MSc and PhD students, post doctorate and fresh graduates, not only to present their research work through oral or poster presentations, but also to get involved with scientists, expertise, socialize, and extend their network to meet old friends and make new ones.

The scientific program will include oral and poster presentations and will address all disciplines of chemistry.

In addition to the scientific program, the conference will include a an exhibition of Jordanian industry along with a Job Fair which will highlight the areas in which chemists can use their knowledge to the benefit of the society. Also it will open doors for school students to participate in a Science Fair. This will bring together university professors, graduates students, school students and people working in different fields of chemistry, under the theme of IYC “Chemistry- our life, our future”