International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chemistry and the environment Hans Dahlkvist   |   added on May 09, 2010    |    Sweden Inorganic and organic substances will be evaluated by professionals and students to compare there relevance and importance in ecosystems and societies.
Topic: competition, workshops Audience: general public

Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time Mary Garson   |   added on May 08, 2010    |    International "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" will bring together women chemists from 37 countries on 18 January 2011 using modern communication tools; each country/region will arrange its own event(s) and individual breakfasts will be linked together by SKYPE/video, and by using Twitter.
Topic: networking, celebrating chemistry Audience: women chemists

Sustainable Chemistry, Innovative and Competitive Companies. 2nd edition Concepció Roca   |   added on Apr 27, 2010    |    Spain “Sustainable Chemistry, Innovative and Competitive Companies” seminar will allow exploring, through real case studies, how the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Industries can make use of new solutions, implement new processes and improve profitability by innovating with sustainability criteria.
Topic: references Audience: decision makers, professional chemists

Chemistry in "Experientia docet" César Tomé López   |   added on Apr 21, 2010    |    Spain New section devoted to the contributions of chemistry to solving some of today's problems in the prestigious Spanish language blog "Experientia docet"
Topic: Audience: general public, students, educators

EUROSURFAS – International Paint & Surface Treatment Exhibition José Luis Diloy Barrio   |   added on Mar 25, 2010    |    Spain EUROSURFAS – International Paint & Surface Treatment Exhibition
Topic: industrial trade fair, seminars, workshops, networking, celebrating chemistry Audience: professional chemists, decision makers, educators, industrial chemists, post graduate students, tertiary education, universities