International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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IUPAC World Chemistry Congress - Chemistry Bridging Innovation among the Americas and the World

Activity by Gabriel A. Infante   |   added on Jan 25, 2010   |   Puerto Rico Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): IUPAC, ACS, Agilent Technologies, Pfizer, Waters

"Chemistry Bridging Innovation among the Americas and the World" is the theme chosen by the Colegio de Quimicos de Puerto Rico while hosting the 43rd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, a IYC2011 corner stone event.

IUPAC World Chemistry Congresses are organized every two years. They constitue an opportunity for chemists around the world to meet and share exciting research developments. For this coming 2011 event to be held in Puerto Rico, the following plenary speakers have already confirmed their participation:

Aaron Ciechanover (2004 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry)
Richard Ernst (1991 Nobel)
Robert Grubbs (2005 Nobel)
Roald Hoffmann (1981 Nobel)
Mario Molina (1995 Nobel)
Ada E. Yonath (2009 Nobel)
A special topic, important for local and regional needs in Puerto Rico, will be the role of biotechnology in the development of the agricultural and pharmaceutical industry.

For questions, please contact:
Gabriel Infante, Congress Organizing Committee Chair


Read more about the 43rd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress at

Topic: Audience: tertiary education, educators, professional chemists


Fabienne Meyers | Apr 04, 2011 06:28PM

The submission deadline for abstracts has been extended until April 30, 2011 - read more

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