International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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15th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference & International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry Robert Peoples   |   added on Nov 29, 2010    |    United States Hosting the 15th annual GC&E conference in partnership with the 5th International Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry in Washington, D.C., June 21-23, featuring one, unified program. This event will be kicked-off by the 16th Annual Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Awards on Monday evening, June 20, 2011.
Topic: green chemistry, sustainability Audience: industry, government, academia, media, ngos, students, business leaders, business schools, corporations, science writers

Renewing the Heritage of Chemistry in the 21st Century Jeffrey Allan Johnson   |   added on Nov 28, 2010    |    United States Conversations on the Preservation, Presentation and Utilization of Sources, Sites and Artefacts will take place during this Symposium of the Commission on the History of Modern Chemistry (CHMC) in Conjunction with the IUPAC-UNESCO International Year of Chemistry, 2011, Paris, 21-24 June 2011
Topic: history, chemical heritage Audience: historians, archivists, museum curators, librarians, industrial archaeologists

2011 Boulder Laboratories Postdoctoral Poster Symposium Joseph Magee   |   added on Nov 24, 2010    |    United States Early career researchers (postdoctoral students, graduate students and undergraduate students), who are doing research in the Boulder Laboratories, make poster presentations to a broad audience on June 22, 2011. Special recognition is awarded for Outstanding Presentations.
Topic: conferences, networking, competition, celebrating chemistry, posters Audience: post graduate students, graduate students, undergraduate students

Essential2Life 5k Elvin Montero   |   added on Nov 22, 2010    |    United States This race is designed to highlight the role of chemistry as “essential2life”. The race will benefit the American Red Cross, whose services are likewise essential. The event includes the 5K run, a 3K walk, a “kids sprint,” a fair to showcase our companies, raffle prizes and various educational and entertainment activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, chemistry, fair, 5k, marathon, competition Audience: students, professional chemists, teachers, runners, advocates

American Chemical Society's IYC Bulletin Liezl Perez   |   added on Nov 22, 2010    |    United States Distributed monthly, the IYC Bulletin is intended to reach out to those individuals involved in grassroots promotion of the IYC in order to share information, resources, and best practices for the planning and execution of IYC programs, events, and initiatives.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, publications Audience: professional chemists, educators, industrial chemists, general public, professors, post graduate students, teachers, decision makers