International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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Inter Universities Poster Competition M. Akhyar Farrukh   |   added on Jun 22, 2011    |    Pakistan A poster competition among the students of PhD (Chemistry), M.Phil (Chemistry), MS (Pharmaceutical Chemistry), MS (Forensic Chemistry) and B.Sc. (Hons.) Final Year from different Universities of Pakistan will be held to cerebrate the research and innovation in Chemistry.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, publications, competition, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, researchers, chemists

Materials and Health Community Engagement Tanya Fogg   |   added on May 09, 2011    |    United States This year we participate in a global celebration of chemistry – the International Year of Chemistry (IYC2011)! The year concludes with the third and fourth quarter topics of Materials and Health. Be informed. Join us as our speakers discuss resources and exciting upcoming events that demonstrate the properties of materials
Topic: celebrating chemistry, educational materials, acs webinars, hands-on activities, demonstrations Audience: chemists, general public, educators, professors, students, teachers, secondary schools, school children

Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability (EHS&S) - Conference hosted by SOCMA ChemStewards® Liesa Brown   |   added on May 02, 2011    |    United States The focus will be on the concept of sustainability and how it is defined for small and medium-sized chemical companies. Discussions will address sustainability from a practical standpoint. Government agencies will talk about impacts and new programs to assist companies in achieving more sustainable operations.
Topic: green chemistry, environment, sustainable development Audience: chemistry, professional chemists, chemists, students, educators, researchers

Protecting Your Idea & Safeguarding Your Business Structure Tanya Fogg   |   added on Apr 05, 2011    |    United States Considering a start up? Wondering how to most effectively work with internal and external counsel? Join our speakers as they discuss the hot issues surrounding patents. Get a brief update on why you keep hearing about patent reform in Congress, and what it means for you, understand the global perspective on patenting, and re
Topic: innovation, idea generation, safeguarding your business, entrepreneur, legal counsel, patents, research Audience: chemists, students, chemical engineers, professors, entrepreneurs, small business owners

Can We Grow Energy? - Role of Chemistry in the Energy Future Tanya Fogg   |   added on Apr 05, 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. What chemical technologies are holding promise for this challenge? Will biofuels be the solution or create other problems? Dr. Bruce Dale discusses the challenges, innovations, and que
Topic: biofuels, fossil fuels, biochemistry, green chemistry, petroleum research, chemistry Audience: chemists, students, professors, biochemists