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KKP-Day Lecture Forum: After 100 Years of Chemistry, Quo Vadis?

Activity by Leon Payawan   |   added on Feb 11, 2011   |   Philippines Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (KKP) - Division of Inorganic Chemistry and Allied Fields

The annual KKP day forum features the lecture "100 Years of Chemistry, Quo Vadis?" by the University of the Philippines President Alfredo Pascual, and other lectures on the role of chemistry in life science, photovoltaics, international protocol, and workshop sessions on Chemometrics and chemical structure Origami.

In conjunction with the celebration of the Internal Year of Chemistry, the Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (KKP) - Division of Inorganic Chemistry and Allied Fields organized a day-long event featuring 4 lectures and 2 chemical education worshops revolving around the theme, "Chemistry, Our Life, Our Future." The lecture on "After 100 Years of Chemistry, Quo Vadis?" by the University of the Philippines President Alfredo Pascual will give his insight, as a chemistry alumnus, on where chemistry is headed to, taking into account the 100 year anniversary of the university's Institute of Chemistry. The other lectures will be on "The Role of Chemistry in Crafting International Protocols" by Dept of Foreign Affairs Director Dr. Jim Minglana; "Lanthanides in Life Sciences" by Dr. Aaron Villaraza of the University of the Philippines; and on "The Chemistry in Harnessing Light: Photovoltaic Devices" by Dr. Leonorina Cada of Sun Power Corp. The afternoon worshop sessions will feature "Use of Chemometrics in Data Analysis" by Dr. Len Lim and "Origami for Chemical Structures" by the Inorganic Course Committee. The annual day-long celebration of the Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (KKP) will be held on February 16, 2011 at the University of the Philippines- Natural Sciences Research Institute conference hall, Diliman, Q.C. Philippines.


Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, workshops Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers
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