International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry - Summer symposium Andrea C. Navas Calixto   |   added on Mar 23, 2011    |    Colombia The International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry - Summer symposium 2011 will be held during August 9-11, 2011, in Bogota, Colombia, at the campus of the Universidad de los Andes. The conference is being sponsored by the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia).
Topic: conferences, celebrating chemistry, networking, seminars, workshops Audience: post graduate students, professional chemists, research scientists, universities, women chemists

Chemistry in our Daily Life Mauricio Acelas   |   added on Mar 12, 2011    |    Colombia Interested in learning how chemistry impacts our daily life? In a series of presentations, I will attempt to demonstrate to secondary students in Colombia how the world would be without chemistry and why it is so important for the development of human kind.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, demonstrations, science fair Audience: students, general public, educators, teachers, educational institutions, secondary school students, high schools, secondary schools, secondary schools students

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

Third Colombian Chemistry Olympiad Grupo MEQ   |   added on Feb 12, 2011    |    Colombia We want to prepare and execute the third Chemistry Olympiad in order to create a space for young people interested in chemistry, offering them the opportunity to measure and compare their knowledge on this science.
Topic: chemistry education, competition Audience: secondary school students

Chemistry with a sense of women Grupo MEQ   |   added on Feb 12, 2011    |    Colombia The event consists of a poster exhibition about contributions of prominent women in chemistry. The exhibition is itinerant by different educational institutions of the city.
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, educators, professors, general public, women chemists, tertiary education, secondary school students, graduate students