Plan and Celebrate IYPT Events
2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPT 2019)!
Let's get ready to celebrate!
Upcoming Community Events
May 29 | 2-3 PM ET | Webinar
Register for this free interactive broadcast on the science of the elements at the bottom of the periodic table, as Dr. Cody Folden and Dr. Jenifer Shafer discuss the challenges scientists face around discovering new superheavy elements.
July 29-31 | Concord, MA
Summer Conference of the New England Association of Chemistry Teachers. Conference theme is "The Periodic Table". Keynote speaker is Pulitzer Prize winner Deborah Blum.
October 19 | Allendale, MI
Western Michigan Local Section is organizing a free event open to the public to make the World's Largest Periodic Table in honor of National Chemistry Week and IYPT! Find out how to get involved.
Past Community Events
January 10 - February 2 | San Rafael, CA
February 23 | Washington, DC
Watch the video recording from the event livestream.
February 16 | Washington, DC
March 2 | Branford, CT
March 2 Canceled | Sandwich, MA
The event will feature talks by 2 NASA scientists, an opening lecture on successful STEM careers by 2008 ACS President Bruce Bursten, a Magic of Chemistry Stage Show, and 50+ hands-on activities.
April 12 | 4 PM | University of California, Merced
April 17 | 6:30 PM | Rutgers University
- Plan your event far in advance.
- Reach out to local museums, science centers, libraries, schools, and other science-related organizations.
- Offer food and refreshments. Check out these periodic table-inspired cupcakes made by a ChemClub, or make your own!
- Publicize your event. Spread the word via websites, social media, newsletters, and more. Use the hashtag #IYPT2019 on social media.