International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Dancing Chemists at the 2011 ChemLuminary Awards Jennifer Maclachlan   |   added on Aug 04, 2011    |    United States ChemLuminary Awards #acsdenver When:Tuesday August 30, 2011 8pm-POSTERS 9PM-AWARDS, 10PM Dancing Chemists-Chemists Can Dance (and Rap) see ChemDance Anaheim Link below Where:Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, general public, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists

#acsdenver Tweetup at the Fall National Meeting Jennifer Maclachlan   |   added on Aug 04, 2011    |    United States Join fellow #acsdenver tweeps ie) social media users at the Tweet-up at the Fall National Meeting at LODO's Bar and Grill located at 1946 Market Street Denver, CO, 80202 just a 6 minute walk to SCI-MIX.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, analytical chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, research scientists, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists

Career Highlights and Influence of Marie Curie on Women Scientists Trudy Lionel   |   added on Jul 29, 2011    |    United States Dr. Darleane Hoffman will touch on a few highlights of her career and then discuss some of Marie Sklodowska-Curie‚Äôs less well -known contributions. She will also comment on the celebration this year of the 100th anniversary of the Award of the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry to Marie Curie as the sole recipient.
Topic: women chemists, nuclear chemistry, history of chemistry, networking, nobel prize in chemistry Audience: chemists, students, educators

The Origin, Development, and Future of the Lithium-ion Battery Bob Villwock   |   added on Jul 26, 2011    |    United States A one-day international symposium featuring some of the original pioneers in the field speaking in a casual atmosphere that fosters interaction between students, postdocs, faculty, industry, national labs.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, energy, energy storage, networking, symposium, lithium, electrochemistry Audience: professors, researchers, professional chemists, scientists and engineers, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, industrial chemists, electrochemists, electrochemical engineers

Designing and implementing an emerging pharmaceutical infrastructure in Africa George Ruger   |   added on Jul 22, 2011    |    United States Dr. Rolande Hodel, President and Founder of AidsFreeAfrica, will be discussing some of the work that her group has been doing in Cameroon to help them establish their own pharmaceutical infrastructure and production.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, professional chemists, students