International Year of Chemistry, 2011

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IYC Facebook page for the Chicago Chapter of ACS Josh Kurutz   |   added on Feb 18, 2011    |    United States To show that Chicago is a hotbed of chemical activity, our dedicated Facebook page brings attention to chemistry events in Chicagoland and helps celebrate the daily features on the ACS IYC page. People who "Like" our page in FB receive updates on our events in their personal "News Feeds". http://tinyurl.com/6bvabwr
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, networking, seminars Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, graduate students, secondary schools, teachers, friends, family

Summer 2011: Biodiesel Training Course Level 1, 2 & 3 Abhishek Maharshi   |   added on Feb 18, 2011    |    India CJP has the privilege to provide most authoritative Knowledge platform known for Development of Sustainable Non-Food Oil Crop Projects, Programmes and Priorities to Feed Biodiesel Industry Worldwide and has established the Biodiesel Business Academy (BBA) to provide quality, impartial, informative and advanced level training.
Topic: biodiesel, jatropha, nonfood oil, biodiesel crops, celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, biotechnology, science fair Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, educators, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions, secondary school students

Symposium: “Globalizing Education: Graduate School Opportunities in North America & Europe” Jens Breffke   |   added on Feb 18, 2011    |    United States Chemistry Graduate School programs in different countries will be presented by national representatives as well as personal experience stories and representatives from chemical industries will talk about the importance of international experiences. Symposium at the 241st ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Anaheim, CA, USA.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, educational materials, competition, references Audience: students, professors, educators, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, women chemists, educational institutions

Sustaining the Blue Planet: Global Water Education Conference Morgan Perlson   |   added on Feb 18, 2011    |    United States The goal of the conference is to increase the knowledge and capacity of conference participants to effectively reach children and youth through education that leads to action in schools, communities and corporations.
Topic: chemistry education, conferences, networking, seminars, educational materials, hands-on activities, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry, demonstrations, publications, website Audience: students, professors, educators, research scientists, universities, post graduate students, teachers, educational institutions, decision makers, secondary schools, high schools

The Chemical Element: Chemistry's Contribution to our Global Future Javier Garcia-Martinez   |   added on Feb 17, 2011    |    Puerto Rico The aim of this symposium, that will be held during the 2011 IUPAC Congress, is to provide for an opportunity to discuss and brainstorm about how chemistry can contribute to achieve the UN Millennium Development Goals.
Topic: celebrating chemistry, chemistry education, conferences, seminars, workshops, sustainable and green chemistry Audience: students, professional chemists, professors, general public, educators, universities, research scientists, post graduate students, teachers, educational institutions, decision makers, tertiary education, secondary school students