International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Homo Sapiens Report, the Future of Humanity Michael Wadleigh   |   added on Jul 22, 2011    |    International Includes the most important global issues facing science-chemistry, for example: can democracy and the free market secure sustainable development and a positive future for humanity, or must science – knowledge – take the lead?
Topic: future problems-solutions, sustainable development Audience: chemistry leaders, decision makers, educators

Our Children on Water Sophie Boldon   |   added on Jul 05, 2011    |    United Kingdom A striking international art exhibition featuring work from children across the world showing how they feel about water
Topic: sustainable development, chemistry education, celebrating chemistry, water Audience: students, general public, teachers, school children

Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) - Conference hosted by SOCMA ChemStewards® Liesa Brown   |   added on May 02, 2011    |    United States The focus will be on the concept of sustainability and how it is defined for small and medium-sized chemical companies. Discussions will address sustainability from a practical standpoint. Government agencies will talk about impacts and new programs to assist companies in achieving more sustainable operations.
Topic: green chemistry, environment, sustainable development Audience: chemistry, professional chemists, chemists, students, educators, researchers

Chemistry and the Millenium Development Goals - Conference of Chemical Society of Nigeria Folahan Adekola   |   added on Feb 27, 2011    |    Nigeria The 34th Annual International Conference of chemical society of Nigeria comes up at University of Ilorin, in the ancient city of Ilorin, Nigeria between 19th -23rd September 2011. The theme of the conference is Chemistry and the Millennium development goals. Details are available on
Topic: chemistry, chemical industry, chemistry education, sustainable development, analytical chemistry, applied organic and organometallics synthesis, pharmaceutical chemistry, physical chemistry, environmental chemistry, materials chemistry, organometallic chemistry Audience: industrial chemists, tertiary education, researchers, students, scientists and engineers, professional chemists, school children

Accelerating the Contributions of Chemistry to Sustainable Development Colin Humphris   |   added on Nov 05, 2010    |    International The World Chemistry Leadership Meeting is an opportunity for leaders from chemistry to set new priorities for the science, to address the challenges of a sustainable world, and to approach Rio+20 and beyond.
Topic: sustainable development Audience: chemistry leaders, industrial chemists, decision makers