International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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From Golf Balls to Solar Energy: How the Chemical Industry is Impacting Everyday Life

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From solar energy to hydrogen fuels to e-ink, chemistry impacts our everyday lives. In recognition of the International Year of Chemistry, this panel will highlight the benefit of chemistry in shaping our economy and environment.

 

 

Discovery 2011

Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 800 Level

Toronto, Ontario

May 18, 2011

4.00pm – 5.00pm          OMERS Theatre                 

FROM GOLF BALLS TO SOLAR ENERGY: HOW THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY IS IMPACTING EVERYDAY LIFE

From solar energy to hydrogen fuels to e-ink, chemistry impacts our everyday lives.  In recognition of the International Year of Chemistry, this panel will highlight the benefit of chemistry in shaping our economy and environment.  Panellists come together from the diversity of sectors in the continuum of the innovation economy - academia, government, industry - to discuss these important issues.

                                              

Moderator:

Dr. Molly Shoichet, Canada Research Chair in Tissue Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry, Chemistry and Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto         

                               

Panel:

  • Tim Bender, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, University of Toronto
  • Emily Moore, Director of Technology Development, Hatch
  • Hwee Ng, Xerox Research Centre Canada, Xerox Labs
  • Sean MacKinnon, NRC

 

 

 

 

  About Discovery

Discovery is Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference. Hosted by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE), Discovery brings together key players from industry, academia, government, the investment community as well as entrepreneurs and students to pursue collaboration opportunities.

Garnering close to 2,500 attendees and more than 325 exhibitors, Discovery is a showcase of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research from sectors such as health, manufacturing, digital media and cleantech, including energy, environment and water.

Renowned keynote speakers and panels ignite discussion, knowledge-sharing and new perspectives. Networking opportunities feature key influencers from government, academia, industry and leading sectors.

Discovery facilitates the exchange of ideas and encourages new ways to collaborate and push the boundaries of research and innovation through to demonstration and development. Creating a strong innovation economy is key to Ontario's future.

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Topic: conferences, panel discussion, celebrating chemistry Audience: innovation, women, researchers, post graduate students and professors, universities, college students, government
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May 18 - May 19, 2011 Discovery 2011