"White Paper of Science" Symposium: World-Changing ChemistryActivity by Takehiko Okazaki | added on Jan 09, 2011 | Japan
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
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)
15:40-17:00 Discussion: "World-Changing Chemistry"
— Several people in the field of chemistry
|Topic:||symposium, publication, article||Audience:||general public, universities, professors, research scientists|