International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Scuola di Chimica - School of Chemistry Valentina Domenici   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Italy This is the first School of Chemistry organized with the aim to present the last achievements in the field of analitical and instrumental chemistry with a special theme of "Chemistry for the Environment". The School is a 4 days of lessons and workshop.
Topic: sustainable and green chemistry, workshops, analytical chemistry, educational materials Audience: industrial chemists, professional chemists, research scientists, students, educational institutions, decision makers

Cafe Chimique II Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Belgium Our second Cafe Chimique of 2011 will take place on 24 November and will focus on the GMO debate. Speakers from EuropaBio and Friends of the Earth Europe (tbc) will make short presentations on GMOs and policy developments in the green biotechnology area and then field questions from the audience.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, gmo, green biotechnology, agricultural science Audience: general public, industrial chemists, professional chemists, decision makers, ngos

Visit to JRC-IRMM Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Belgium On 14 October, RSC Belgium will visit the European Commission's Joint Research Centre Institute for Reference Materials and Measurements (JRC-IRMM) in Geel, Belgium on the invitation of Prof. Hendrik Emons as part of JRC IYC 2011 activities.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, analytical chemistry, sustainable and green chemistry, references Audience: professional chemists, educators, research scientists, post graduate students, industrial chemists, decision makers

Chemistry and Culture Week at EESC Tim Reynolds   |   added on Sep 29, 2011    |    Belgium The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) organises a week of chemistry related activities from 3 October to 7 October at its building in the heart of the European quarter in Brussels.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, educational materials, hands-on activities, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, educators, teachers, universities, industrial chemists, women chemists, decision makers, school children, secondary schools students

Woodchem 2011 Charline Masson   |   added on Sep 22, 2011    |    France Within the framework of its objectives, the french fibers innovative cluster organizes an international scientific conference, called Woodchem (wood chemistry) which provides an excellent opportunity for discussion and exchange of knowledge between scientists, engineers, industrials and other specialists having an interest in
Topic: conferences, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, general public, professional chemists, professors, research scientists, universities, industrial chemists, decision makers