International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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IUPAC Day in Brussels

Activity by Paul Baekelmans   |   added on Aug 15, 2011   |   Belgium Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): The Royal Academies for Science and the Arts of Belgium,

A colloquium organised by the National [Belgium] Committee for Chemistry


On September 14th the National Committee for Chemistry organises, within the frame of the International Year for Chemistry, a day dedicated to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry entitled: "IUPAC DAY".

Five guests will give a lecture during this colloquium that is hosted in the Academies Palace.

  • IUPAC: Where Chemistry and Society meet, Nicole Moreau, IUPAC President
  • Passion, Pride and Purpose in Chemical Research, Jay Siegel 
  • We need Chemists and the industry is ready to Welcome Them, Wouter De Geest
  • The Chemistry of Biological Clocks, Albert Goldbeter
  • Plant Genetic Engineering: Chemical Industry at Work for Society, Marc Van Montagu

Welcome and closing remarks by Paul Baekelmans, President NCS/CNC

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Topic: iupac, chemical industry Audience: general public, students, professional chemists, professors, educators
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