International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Networking Breakfast (for Dinner) - Bloomfield, NJ, USA Sarah Carberry   |   added on Jan 03, 2011    |    United States The Metro Women's Chemist Committee will have our first event of the year on Tuesday January 18th - Breakfast for Dinner. We will be joining women from around the world as participants in "Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time" as part of the International Year of Chemistry Celebration.
Topic: networking Audience: women chemists

International Year of Chemistry Celebration in The Dalles, Oregon Erica Jacobsen   |   added on Dec 31, 2010    |    United States This activity is an IYC celebration through the Mid-Columbia Christian Homeschool Association in The Dalles, OR. The celebration will be a chance for students and parents to join in celebrating IYC, while participating in hands-on chemistry activities and enjoying chemistry-related snacks.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, hands-on activities Audience: homeschool students, parents

Networking Lunch - Berkeley, California, USA Jim Wasserman   |   added on Dec 23, 2010    |    United States The California Department of Toxic Substances Control will host the chemists of its Environmental Chemistry Laboratory for a networking lunch, roundtable discussion and sharing of experiences that brought them into chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, networking Audience: professional chemists, research scientists, decision makers

Profiles of chemists around the world in Chemical & Engineering News Linda Wang   |   added on Dec 21, 2010    |    United States In celebration of the International Year of Chemistry, Chemical & Engineering News magazine will be running monthly profiles of American Chemical Society members from around the world. The profiles will run in the last issue of every month, starting in January. Read these profiles at
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists

Networking Breakfast - NSW Australia Edwina Hine   |   added on Dec 21, 2010    |    United States This event will be a part of the "Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time at an International Networking Breakfast"
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: students, professional chemists, industrial chemists, and all interested persons, women chemists