International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011 Francesca Furlan   |   added on Feb 10, 2011    |    Belgium Our activity is a website page promoting the International Year of Chemistry 2011 through a description of the initiative and its aims, including the list of events with a special focus on Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) National Association Federations and Affiliated Associations activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, conferences, seminars, educational materials, workshops, website Audience: professors, general public, industrial, industrail chemists, reaserach scientists, decision makers

Cafe Chimique Tim Reynolds   |   added on Jan 16, 2011    |    Belgium On the evening of Thursday January 27 RSC Belgium hosts a public debate on climate change in a café style setting in Brussels. Two expert speakers will set the scene and then the audience will be invited to participate to answer two questions: "Is Global warming really happening?" and "And is it due to human activities?".
Topic: networking, chemistry education, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, general public, industrial chemists, universities, post graduate students, research scientists, teachers, women chemists, decision makers, school children

Networking Breakfast - European Parliament, Strasbourg Catherine Feore   |   added on Jan 12, 2011    |    Belgium We have invited four women MEPs (Members of the European Parliament) to participate in the global handshake, that is ‘Women Sharing a Chemical Moment in Time’. Each of the MEPs is very familiar with the issues of ‘Women in Science’
Topic: networking Audience: women chemists

Election of the Young Analytical Chemists of the Year Willy Stelzer   |   added on Jan 04, 2011    |    Belgium This project is intended to identify the two best professional bachelors graduating in Analytical Chemistry at the Belgian Technical Colleges.
Topic: chemistry education, analytical chemistry, competition, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, industrial chemists, educators, universities, teachers, research scientists, educational institutions, graduate students

Symposium "Juist biociden" - A seminar on the 'proper use' of biocides Peter Kugel   |   added on Jan 04, 2011    |    Belgium The Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and the Environment, the Dutch Inistitute for Public health and the Environment (RIVM) and KUGEL LEGAL organise a seminar on the 'proper use' of biocides. The aim is to bring together all stakeholders and users and to create a long-term 'Knowledge Network on Biocides'
Topic: conferences, biocides, chemical industry, safe use, chemical safety, regulatory affairs, legal requirements Audience: professional chemists, industrial chemists, general public, decision makers, private and professional users, regulatory affairs managers, consumers