International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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TalkScience@BL-- Geoengineering our climate: Fixing Earth's future? Johanna Kieniewicz   |   added on Jun 28, 2011    |    United Kingdom Mirrors in space, ocean fertilisation, bio-char… can geoengineering technologies like these solve Earth’s climate crisis? Sometimes science can be stranger than fiction! Join Professor Tim Lenton in our 13th TalkScience event for a lively discussion about why scientists are considering technological solutions to climate change
Topic: climate change, geoengineering, atmospheric chemistry, ocean chemistry, discussion, cafe scientifique Audience: students, academics, charities, government, policy, post graduate students, general public

From Golf Balls to Solar Energy: How the Chemical Industry is Impacting Everyday Life Jenessa Fernandes   |   added on Apr 14, 2011    |    Canada 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.
Topic: conferences, panel discussion, celebrating chemistry Audience: innovation, women, researchers, post graduate students and professors, universities, college students, government

China International Petrochemical Industry Congress Jia min Shi   |   added on Feb 23, 2011    |    China Petrochemical congress in Tianjin China,Summit and Forum,Trade fair and exhibition.once a year.
Topic: sustainable and green chemistry, celebrating chemistry, conferences, industrial trade fair, responsible care, demonstrations Audience: multinational petrochemical companies, professors, general public, industrial chemists, decision makers, traders, consumers, government, chamber of commerce

15th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference & International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry Robert Peoples   |   added on Nov 29, 2010    |    United States Hosting the 15th annual GC&E conference in partnership with the 5th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry in Washington, D.C., June 21-23, featuring one, unified program. This event will be kicked-off by the 16th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards on Monday evening, June 20, 2011.
Topic: green chemistry, sustainability Audience: industry, government, academia, media, ngos, students, business leaders, business schools, corporations, science writers