International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Café CIC Cheeses of the World: Une soirée à la fromagerie Frances Sutherland   |   added on Mar 02, 2011    |    Canada The Edmonton local section of the CIC’s signature event is the Café CIC. This outreach event is a public lecture on chemistry with a twist. It usually features a popular food or beverage as a topic with an accompanying practical laboratory component (i.e. a tasting) that can be enjoyed by participants.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: general public, chemists

El Futuro de la Industria Quimica - Future of Chemicals Alexander Torrado   |   added on Feb 18, 2011    |    Colombia La crisis económica global está causando cambios profundos en la economía -- la industria química no es excepción. Mirando al futuro a 20-30 años, una serie de grandes "megatendencias" (demografía, distribución de la riqueza, clima, recursos naturales, sociedad...) influenciarán decididamente el desarrollo económico del planet
Topic: futuro de la industria quimica, chemistry, chemical engineering Audience: chemists, engineers

Chemistry without Borders – Immigration for International Scientists Tanya Fogg   |   added on Feb 16, 2011    |    United States Martin Lawler, of Lawler & Lawler will discuss what foreign-born scientists need to know to legally work in the US and gain citizenship. Registration and more information at www.acswebinars.org/lawler.
Topic: acs webinar, scientists, chemistry, international, foreign-born, immigration, law, citizenship, legally work Audience: chemists, scientists, international, foreign-born

Employment Trends in the Chemical Enterprise: Past, Present, and Future Tanya Fogg   |   added on Feb 16, 2011    |    United States Restructuring, and unemployment are now the headline news to watch. The national unemployment rate has been leveled at around 10% since 2009. Will it stay? Hear from ACS and Bureau of Labor Statistics analysts as they describe recent trends and provide projections about the future.
Topic: acs, chemistry, webinar, unemployment, employment trends, layoff, careers, restructure, bls Audience: chemists, scientists, graduate, unemployed, layed-off

Chemistry Principles in Action Gwynneth Graciela Carla   |   added on Feb 05, 2011    |    United States This activity aims to promote interesting chemistry principles in two ways: 1) demonstrations to Pre-K to 8th graders by my high school chemistry students; and 2) teacher-created webquests as classroom tools for instruction.
Topic: demonstrations, chemistry experiments, simple experiments, chemistry activities, hands-on chemistry activities Audience: school children, high school students, chemistry teachers, science teachers, chemists, high school, elementary, middle school