International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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A Tour and Appreciation for the Challenges of Oil Exploration and Production Eric Klinker   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    United States This informational seminar will highlight the topics of oil exploration and production. Audience members will gain an understanding of the technology and challenges to meet the energy demand of our world.
Topic: energy, networking, celebrating chemistry, oil chemistry Audience: general public, research scientists, industrial chemists

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

Can We Grow Energy? -- Role of Chemistry in the Energy Future Tanya Fogg   |   added on May 09, 2011    |    United States The global demand for energy continues to soar and the interface of biology-chemistry to fossil fuel replacement may be the next breakthrough. How is chemistry preparing for this challenge? What technologies are holding promises? Will biofuels be the solution or create other problems? Speaker: Dr. Bruce Dale, Michigan State
Topic: biofuels, energy, chemistry, chemistry education Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, research scientists, industrial chemists, teachers, post graduate students

IYC 2011 - International Launching Ceremony Rovani Sigamoney   |   added on Jan 25, 2010    |    International An opening ceremony for the International Year of Chemistry will be held in Paris, at the UNESCO HQ, under the aegis of the UN, UNESCO, and IUPAC.
Topic: nutrition, health, materials, energy, environment Audience: general public, educators, decision makers, professional chemists