International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Chem Ed 2011 conference for chemistry educators Pat Vance   |   added on Jul 06, 2010    |    United States The 21st biennial conference for chemistry educators at the high school level. Demonstrations and some of the speaker sessions will be open to the public as well.
Topic: demonstrations, hands-on activities Audience: chemistry educators, students, general public

14th Asian Chemical Congress 2011 Wanapa Jantarro   |   added on Jul 05, 2010    |    Thailand 14ACC is the largest international chemical congress in the region under the theme Contemporary Chemistry for Sustainability and Economic Sufficiency.
Topic: conferences, science fair, chemistry, chemistry education, analytical chemistry Audience: educators, professional chemists, students, professors, industrial chemists

Pittcon 2011 Pamela McDonald   |   added on Jul 02, 2010    |    United States Pittcon is the world’s annual premier Conference and Exposition on laboratory science, which attracts nearly 17,000 attendees from industry, academia and government from 90 countries worldwide. Proceeds from Pittcon fund science education and outreach at all levels, kindergarten through adult.
Topic: conferences, exposition Audience:

Toolkits for National Chemistry Weeks Mustafa Sozbilir   |   added on Jul 02, 2010    |    Turkey This activity aims at developing toolkits for national chemistry days and weeks during IYC 2011 and to raise awareness of the importance of chemistry as the central science by highlighting the applications of chemistry in daily life.
Topic: hands-on activities, science fair, celebrating chemistry Audience: educators, professors

Workshop and Conference on Functional Polymeric Materials & Composites Aneli Fourie   |   added on Jun 28, 2010    |    South Africa The 11th UNESCO/IUPAC Workshop and Conference on Functional Polymeric Materials & Composites will focus on the synthesis, characterization and application of these materials.
Topic: conferences, workshops, educational materials Audience: professional chemists, tertiary education, students, universities, post graduate students, industrial chemists, professors, women chemists