International Year of Chemistry 2011 Activities - Belgium Activities from the International Year of Chemistry 2011 Laborama Laborama is the Belgian trade show for the laboratory sector. It is the meeting point for manufacturers and users of laboratory equipment, instruments and services. A seminar program is offered to the participants Willy Stelzer Thu, 19 Aug 2010 13:17:57 -0000 Shows professor Shakashiri Together with the Flemish science center Technopolis and the Walloon science center PASS we organize a youth week. Geerte Nuyts Fri, 26 Nov 2010 16:06:04 -0000 Belgium Commemorative Stamp A belgium stamp commemorating IYC will be issued by bpost in January 2011. Dr. Paul Baekelmans Sun, 28 Nov 2010 17:42:16 -0000 3rd Annual UDIAS Student Award The UDIAS Student Award wil be in its 3rd edition in 2011. It is a Prize for the two best Masters Thesis presented by master students majoring in analytical chemistry at Belgian Universities during Academic Year 2010-2011. The laureates will be officially announced during a ceremony in Brussels in November 2011 Willy Stelzer Mon, 13 Dec 2010 09:34:46 -0000 Symposium "Juist biociden" - A seminar on the 'proper use' of biocides The Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment, the Dutch Inistitute for Public health and the Environment (RIVM) and KUGEL LEGAL organise a seminar on the 'proper use' of biocides. The aim is to bring together all stakeholders and users and to create a long-term 'Knowledge Network on Biocides' Mr Peter Kugel Mon, 03 Jan 2011 13:13:28 -0000 Election of the Young Analytical Chemists of the Year This project is intended to identify the two best professional bachelors graduating in Analytical Chemistry at the Belgian Technical Colleges. Willy Stelzer Mon, 13 Dec 2010 10:00:51 -0000 Networking Breakfast - European Parliament, Strasbourg We have invited four women MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) to participate in the global handshake, that is ‘Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time’. Each of the MEPs is very familiar with the issues of ‘Women in Science’ Ms Catherine Feore Wed, 12 Jan 2011 12:07:17 -0000 Cafe Chimique On the evening of Thursday January 27 RSC Belgium hosts a public debate on climate change in a café style setting in Brussels. Two expert speakers will set the scene and then the audience will be invited to participate to answer two questions: "Is Global warming really happening?" and "And is it due to human activities?". Mr Tim Reynolds Sun, 16 Jan 2011 21:18:21 -0000 International Year of Chemistry 2011 Our activity is a website page promoting the International Year of Chemistry 2011 through a description of the initiative and its aims, including the list of events with a special focus on Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) National Association Federations and Affiliated Associations activities. Ms Francesca Furlan Thu, 10 Feb 2011 11:47:43 -0000 Kekulé-cycle XIV The Royal Flemish Chemical Society together with the University of Antwerp organize a series of lectures by international scientists on 6 evenings Els Grieten Thu, 24 Feb 2011 10:11:01 -0000 Workshop: Chemistry and Intellectual Property - catalysing innovation The workshop will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and managing intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry. Natasa Doslik Tue, 15 Mar 2011 09:46:40 -0000 Quantitative Nanostructure-Toxicity Relationships (QNTR) The aim of this exploratory workshop is to bring together leaders in the emerging field of computational nanotoxicology to form an international Community of Practice for accelerated development of the science of QNTR. Antje Teegler Thu, 24 Mar 2011 13:17:24 -0000 On the relevance of chemistry & college open house event During the open house day at the K.H.Kempen University College on May 8th, we have a central information stand about the relevance of chemistry for everyone's life. Katrien Verheyen Thu, 31 Mar 2011 12:36:01 -0000 International Symposium on Advanced Complex Inorganic Nanomaterials From a deep understanding of the synthesis of complex nanostructured materials to physical and chemical process applications Prof. Dr. Yann Garcia Sat, 09 Apr 2011 15:12:17 -0000 IDB Val d'Or Celebrates Chemistry During the "open doors" in our school, the young students are going to present spectacular chemistry experiments. Where? Institut Don Bosco avenue du Val d'Or, 90 d 1150 Brussels (BE) When? May 21 , from 9.30 a.m to 5.00 pm. Everybody is welcome! Mrs Tina Michetti Thu, 05 May 2011 18:44:16 -0000 Emerging Targets and Treatments: Opportunities and Challenges for Drug Design Annual One-Day Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry of SRC & KVCV (Medchem 2011) Ms Ly Differding Thu, 16 Jun 2011 14:47:38 -0000 IUPAC Day in Brussels A colloquium organised by the National [Belgium] Committee for Chemistry Dr. Paul Baekelmans Mon, 15 Aug 2011 20:48:16 -0000 A healthy, wealthy, sustainable world Dr. John Emsley talks about his latest book – ‘A Healthy, Wealthy, Sustainable World’ in Brussels on 19 September. The book was specifically written for International Year of Chemistry 2011 and describes the importance of chemistry in everyday life and the benefits that chemical science currently brings to society. Mr Tim Reynolds Tue, 13 Sep 2011 18:54:21 -0000 Experimentarium in Chemistry The Chemistry Department of Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) is establishing an "Experimentarium" that is a simple yet flexible environment that will enable teachers to illustrate to their students a range of basic key themes as well as more exciting topics. Prof Claudine Buess-herman Mon, 19 Sep 2011 17:50:35 -0000 A day full of Chemistry "A day full of Chemistry" is a one-day activity in which people of all ages can participate in workshops, watch demo's, attend lectures, ... Yannick Vercammen Sun, 25 Sep 2011 17:43:02 -0000 Chemistry and Culture Week at EESC The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organises a week of chemistry related activities from 3 October to 7 October at its building in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels. Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 11:27:27 -0000 Visit to JRC-IRMM On 14 October, RSC Belgium will visit the European Commission's Joint Research Centre Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (JRC-IRMM) in Geel, Belgium on the invitation of Prof. Hendrik Emons as part of JRC IYC 2011 activities. Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 11:49:05 -0000 A Little Light Relief On the evening of Thursday October 27, RSC President Prof David Phillips of Imperial College London will be in Brussels to give his popular chemistry demonstration lecture: "A Little Light Relief". Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:08:36 -0000 Chemical Landmark: Kekule at Ghent On October 28 the work of August Kekule at Ghent University will be marked with the presentation of an RSC Chemical Landmark to Ghent University. The ceremony starts at 16:00 in the Aula of the University of Ghent with a reception afterwards. Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:23:06 -0000 Cafe Chimique II Our second Cafe Chimique of 2011 will take place on 24 November and will focus on the GMO debate. Speakers from EuropaBio and Friends of the Earth Europe (tbc) will make short presentations on GMOs and policy developments in the green biotechnology area and then field questions from the audience. Mr Tim Reynolds Thu, 29 Sep 2011 12:30:43 -0000 Workshop on chemical names and their translation Presentation of all IUPAC nomenclatures and related work. Translation of chemical names in the European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances (ECICS). Mr Herve Schepers Tue, 04 Oct 2011 17:37:51 -0000 Greenlight@Brussels Day 2011 300 girls, ages 11 to 15, are invited to the International School of Brussels on Saturday, 26 November 2011, to attend a free, day-long event with fascinating speakers, role models, and interactive, hands-on workshops showing the fun behind science and technology! Ms. Cheryl Miller Fri, 21 Oct 2011 17:53:07 -0000 European Women: Innovating for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth 14:00-16:00 on Wednesday, 23 November, the European chemical industry council, Cefic, will be showcasing the contribution of European women to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth through science, as a part of a 3-day “Tomorrow starts with Chemistry” event in Brussels. Ms. Cheryl Miller Fri, 21 Oct 2011 19:10:53 -0000 Tomorrow Starts with Chemistry Expo The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), will welcome industry partners, decision-makers, the media, academics and students from around Europe to an exciting three-day event and interactive exhibition in Brussels Katleen Raes Thu, 27 Oct 2011 14:19:20 -0000