International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Patents in Chemistry - a successful liaison for innovation Natasa Doslik   |   added on May 16, 2011    |    Italy The workshop on 07 June 2011 will cover topics including commercialisation of research, patenting, importance of searching prior art, and exploiting intellectual property, with particular reference to the field of chemistry.
Topic: patents, intellectual property, inventions, innovations, chemistry, workshop, technology transfer Audience: professionals, researchers in research centers and universities, representative from industry, professors, students and other relevant entities, primarily those involved in chemistry.

Chemistry of Whiskey Monica Metzler   |   added on May 16, 2011    |    United States Chemistry of whiskey is a unique program for the adult public to open people's minds to thinking about chemistry in unexpected ways. Held at the distillery, a professor of chemistry will address chemical reactions in the distillation process and how various flavors are achieved.
Topic: chemistry, whiskey, alcohol, workshops, demonstrations Audience: general public

Can We Grow Energy? -- Role of Chemistry in the Energy Future Tanya Fogg   |   added on May 09, 2011    |    United States The global demand for energy continues to soar and the interface of biology-chemistry to fossil fuel replacement may be the next breakthrough. How is chemistry preparing for this challenge? What technologies are holding promises? Will biofuels be the solution or create other problems? Speaker: Dr. Bruce Dale, Michigan State
Topic: biofuels, energy, chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students

Colombian Plants Biodiversity Sandra Cotes   |   added on May 03, 2011    |    Colombia The Universidad del Norte in Barranquilla, Colombia will be hosting its first Symposium on Colombian Caribbean-plants biodiversity for exchanging information on the latest scientific developments in the field, perspectives and future.
Topic: chemistry, celebrating chemistry, conferences Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, research scientists, universities, post graduate students

La QuĂ­mica y los consumidores - Chemistry and Consumers Juan antonio Gabaldon   |   added on May 03, 2011    |    Spain There is much chemistry in the daily life! This activity is a conference for non chemist people, but who do experience chemistry every day.
Topic: chemistry, cooking, detergency Audience: general public