International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Tomorrow Starts with Chemistry Expo Katleen Raes   |   added on Oct 27, 2011    |    Belgium The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), will welcome industry partners, decision-makers, the media, academics and students from around Europe to an exciting three-day event and interactive exhibition in Brussels
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, workshops, demonstrations Audience: general public, decision makers, industry partners, media, ngos, students, academics, teachers

European Women: Innovating for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth Cheryl Miller   |   added on Oct 21, 2011    |    Belgium 14:00-16:00 on Wednesday, 23 November, the European chemical industry council, Cefic, will be showcasing the contribution of European women to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth through science, as a part of a 3-day “Tomorrow starts with Chemistry” event in Brussels.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, celebrating women chemists, women in science, women in chemistry, innovation, sustainability, smart growth, inclusive growth Audience: general public, women, decision and policy makers, professional chemists, researchers

Greenlight@Brussels Day 2011 Cheryl Miller   |   added on Oct 21, 2011    |    Belgium 300 girls, ages 11 to 15, are invited to the International School of Brussels on Saturday, 26 November 2011, to attend a free, day-long event with fascinating speakers, role models, and interactive, hands-on workshops showing the fun behind science and technology!
Topic: education, workshops, events, belgium, brussels, chemistry Audience: girls, ages 11-15, conferences, workshops, events, primary school students, secondary schools students

Workshop on chemical names and their translation Herve Schepers   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Belgium Presentation of all IUPAC nomenclatures and related work. Translation of chemical names in the European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances (ECICS).
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, workshops, publications, website Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers

Cafe Chimique II Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Belgium Our second Cafe Chimique of 2011 will take place on 24 November and will focus on the GMO debate. Speakers from EuropaBio and Friends of the Earth Europe (tbc) will make short presentations on GMOs and policy developments in the green biotechnology area and then field questions from the audience.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, gmo, green biotechnology, agricultural science Audience: general public, industrial chemists, professional chemists, decision makers, ngos