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
April 17 | 6:30 PM | Rutgers University
Special Seminar In Celebration of the International Year of the Periodic Table
Professor Heinz D. Roth, Department of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
Sponsored by Rutgers CCB and the American Chemical Society, Princeton Section
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.
- 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.