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New Information

(Program, Important Dates, Registration, Poceedings) has been added
Booklets are available, click here!Japanese,Chinese, andHangeul.
Deadline of Application for presentation is soon!!

Dead line:

Submission of presentation June 15th.
Because of smooth procedure to submit a presentation on Web, dead line of the day of the submission is prolonged to June 15th.

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The purpose of NICE symposium is promoting the communication between inter-Asian chemistry educators, exchanging the chemistry teaching strategies and materials in different countries, as well as sharing the fruitful results.

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July 29, 30, 2009

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Symposium: Tokyo Gakugei Univeristy
(4-1-1 Nukuikita-machi Koganei-shi, Tokyo 184-8501, JAPAN)
Banquet: Palace Hotel TACHIKAWA

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-Students' conceptions and conceptual change
-Instructional strategies, Use of audio-visual instruments in classes
-Chemistry in daily life, Attitude toward chemistry
-Lab activities
-Representation of textbooks, Sharing/exhibiting of products of science fair
-Chemistry for excellence, Preparation for International Chemistry Olympiad

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-Plenary lectures
-Oral presentations
-Poster presentations
-Demonstrations and workshops
-Exhibition of media, textbooks and experiment equipment
-Sharing / exhibiting of products of science fairs
- Mini-symposium on Chemistry Olympiad

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The conference welcomes in-service teachers, professors, researchers, graduate/undergraduate students who have a mind to promote chemistry education.

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 29, July

  • AM Opening ceremony, Plenary lectures, Oral presentations
  • PM Demonstrations and Workshops, Poster presentations
  • 18:00-20:00 Banquet: LinkIconPalace Hotel TACHIKAWA

 30, July

  • AM Oral presentations
  • PM Demonstrations and Workshops, Poster presentations, Closing ceremony

 31, July

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  • : Early registration: 31, May 2009
  • : Application for presentation: 15, June 2009
  • : Abstract Submission: 30, June 2009
  • : Registration: 28, July 2009
  • : Proceedings (Optional): 29, July 2009

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-Organized by Japan Committee of Chemistry Olympiad as a pre-event of 42nd IChO 2010
-Co-organized by Tokyo Gakugei University
-Supported by the Council of Chemical Education in the Chemical Society of Japan (CSJ)

- Chairperson of NICE2009
Prof. Masahiro Kamata (Japan)

- Co-Chairpersons of NICE2009

  • Prof. Masato M. Ito (Japan)
  • Prof. Mei-Hung Chiu (Taiwan)
  • Prof. Choon H. Do (Korea)

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-Executive committee
Prof. Tadashi Hasegawa (Vice-president of Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan)
Prof. Haruo Ogawa (Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan)

Akira Saito (Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan)
Yutaka Maeda (Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan)
Yuusuke Yoshinaga (Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan)
Nobutoshi Yoshihara (Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan)
Tomomi Kosaka (Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan)
Akira Ikuo (Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Japan)
Masayuki Inoue (Tokyo University of Science, Japan)
Shigeki Hiramatsu (Keio Shonan Fujisawa Junior & Senior High School, Japan)
Eiji Iwatoh (Tokyo Gakugei Univ. Senior High School, Japan)
Shiho Kamiya (Senzoku Gakuen Junior and Senior High School, Japan)
Shozo Koshino (Nara Women's University Secondary School, Japan)
Toshihisa Ono (Tokyo Metropolitan Takashima Senior High School, Japan)
Tomomi Samejima (Tokyo Gakugei Univ. International Secondary School, Japan)
Yoshiyasu Tanaka (Tokyo Metropolitan Komaba Senior High School, Japan)
Takanobu Tanikawa (Tama University Meguro Junior and Senior High School, Japan)

-Advisory committee
Masaki Karayama (Tokyo Jogakkan Middle&High School, Japan)
Kan-Nan Chen(Vice President (Academic), College of Sciences, Tamkang University, Taiwan)
Ching-Cheng Chou (General Education Center, HungKuang University, Taiwan)
Jing-Wen Lin (Taipie Municipal University of Education, Taiwan)
Li-Yu Fu (Center for Teacher Education, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Shyan-Jer Lee (National Pingtung University of Education,Taiwan)
Hee-Kwon CHAE (Seoul National University, Korea)
Byung-Soon CHOI (Korea National University of Education, Korea)
Nak Han Jang (Kongju National University, Korea)
Nobuyoshi Koga (Hiroshima Univ., Japan)
Shigeru Machida (Tokyo National College of Technology, Japan)
Yoichi Yamada (Utsunomiya Univ., Japan)
Natsuko Kanzaki (Waseda Univ., Japan)
Akiko Utagawa( Tama Univ. Hijirigaoka Junior and Senior High School, Japan)

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