International Year of Chemistry, 2011

UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization IUPAC - International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

Partners for the
International Year of Chemistry 2011

See all Activities

"White Paper of Science" Symposium: World-Changing Chemistry

Activity by Takehiko Okazaki   |   added on Jan 09, 2011   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Tokyo Kasei Corporation and other parties.

To help people learn how interesting and important science is, the Mainichi Newspapers has run a series of feature articles over the past 10 years. We now plan to hold a symposium timed to coincide with the International Year of Chemistry in 2011.

About the symposium (tentative outline)

 

Title: "White Paper of Science" Symposium: "World-Changing Chemistry"

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2011

Place: Tosho Hall, 3-2-2, Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

No. of participants: 600 public participants

 

Timetable:

13:30-13:40 Greeting: Teruo Tsuneda (Managing director of the Mainichi Newspapers)

13:40-13:50 Greeting: (Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

13:50-14:30 Keynote greeting: Eiichi Negishi (Professor of Purdue University)

14:30-14:45 Video letter: Akira Suzuki (Professor emeritus of Hokkaido University)

14:45-15:25 Greeting: Mamoru Mouri (Superintendent of the National Museum of

Emerging Science and Innovation)

15:25-15:40 Break

15:40-17:00 Discussion: "World-Changing Chemistry"

— Several people in the field of chemistry


Topic: symposium, publication, article Audience: general public, universities, professors, research scientists
Want to submit your own activity or comment?

In order to do so you need to be part of the IYC network. Please or sign up now.

Join the IYC Network

Share |