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22 Sep 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

What is a Chemical? Handling Chemical Data Across Disciplines

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First webinar organized by the IUPAC WorldFAIR Chemistry project

WorldFAIR Chemistry is one of several case studies in the global * WorldFAIR Initiative directed by CODATA and the Research Data Alliance to connect diverse activities across disciplines and geographies.

The webinar aims to highlight the status of working with descriptions of chemical substances, databases, and ways to implement FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable) data principles across the chemical enterprise. In this webinar, we are hosting experts from polymer science, material science, geoscience and geoinformatics, environmental science, cheminformatics, and astrophysics. Invited speakers will present their flash talks, followed by a panel discussion. See Flyer (pdf)

Join us in this collaborative effort to advance chemical data management in the digital world.

When? September 22, 2022 | 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm (EDT)/6:00 pm – 7:30 pm (CEST)

For registration, please click https://bit.ly/FAIRW1

Contact: [email protected]
Fatima Mustafa, WorldFAIR Chemistry Project Coordinator
Leah McEwen, WorldFAIR Chemistry Project Lead and IUPAC Committee on Publications and Cheminformatics Data Standards Chair


!!*!*!! The second webinar of our series titled “What is a Chemical (Part II): Applying Chemical Data to Industry Challenges will focuses on how chemical data are used in various applied areas such as drug discovery, consumer products, textile and dyes, agrichem, Al/ML, safety and toxicology. The webinar will be held in October. More details and registration @FAIRChemistry  


*WorldFAIR “Global cooperation on FAIR data policy and practice” is funded by the EC HORIZON-WIDERA-2021-ERA-01-41 Coordination and Support Action under Grant Agreement No. 101058393.

IUPAC is the world authority on chemical nomenclature, terminology, and standardized methods of measurement, and is engaging in a concerted effort through collaboration with the broader chemistry and data science communities to translate a range of assets and activities into the digital domain.

Date & Time

22 Sep 2022


12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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