International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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An Evening of Lectures and Demonstration for the General Public Ying Zheng   |   added on Oct 17, 2011    |    Canada Hosted by Greg Patenaude and Rene Boere
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, seminars, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students, decision makers, high schools, school children, tertiary education, secondary schools, secondary schools students

Closing Ceremony IYC in Spain Concepció Roca   |   added on Oct 14, 2011    |    Spain Chemistry Day will host the Official Closing Ceremony of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 in Spain. It will take place in Barcelona at Expoquimia exhibition. Closing are: Nicole J. Moreau, President IUPAC; Carlos Negro, President Foro Química y Sociedad; and Felipe Pétriz, Spanish State Secretary for Research.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking Audience: research scientists, industrial chemists, professional chemists, educational institutions, decision makers

Inauguration of the Marie Skłodowska Curie Conference Centre at ECHA Virginia Mercouri   |   added on Oct 09, 2011    |    Finland Under the auspices of the Polish Presidency of the European Union and UNESCO, keynote speech by the President of IUPAC Prof. Nicole Moreau
Topic: celebrating chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, teachers, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, post graduate students, women chemists, educational institutions, decision makers

Workshop on chemical names and their translation Herve Schepers   |   added on Oct 07, 2011    |    Belgium Presentation of all IUPAC nomenclatures and related work. Translation of chemical names in the European Customs Inventory of Chemical Substances (ECICS).
Topic: celebrating chemistry, networking, workshops, publications, website Audience: professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers

Pennies for PUR Water Project Eric Klinker   |   added on Oct 04, 2011    |    United States We are sponsoring the Pennies for PUR water project in our area by reaching out to local chemical companies to host drives or donate directly.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education Audience: professional chemists, decision makers, research scientists, industrial chemists