International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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International Year of Chemistry 2011

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Alternatives Identification and Assessment Training for the Substitution of Hazardous Chemicals raluca aurora stepa   |   added on Nov 28, 2011    |    Germany The workshop will help answer very actual questions: Are there safer chemicals available? How and where do I find them? Which of them are suited for my company? How do I evaluate them? What are the steps of the substitution process?
Topic: workshops, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: environmental and safety specialists, professional chemists, industrial chemists, ngos, research scientists, decision makers, governmental authorities

Tomorrow Starts with Chemistry Expo Katleen Raes   |   added on Oct 27, 2011    |    Belgium The European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), will welcome industry partners, decision-makers, the media, academics and students from around Europe to an exciting three-day event and interactive exhibition in Brussels
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, workshops, demonstrations Audience: general public, decision makers, industry partners, media, ngos, students, academics, teachers

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

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