DIAC Annual Member Meeting 2023 and Visit of Sika

 DIAC Annual Member Meeting 2023 and Visit of Sika

Annual meeting of the Division of Industrial & Applied Chemistry (DIAC) and visit of Sika Schweiz AG in Zürich. Registration is mandatory.

Start Date 22.05.2023 - 09:30
Event End 22.05.2023 - 15:30
Registration Deadline 07.05.2023 - 23:55
Location Sika Schweiz AG
Tüffenwies 16, 8048 Zürich

Dear colleagues,

We are pleased to invite you to this year's DIAC Annual Member Meeting at Sika Schweiz AG in Zurich.
Before lunch, we will gain insights into Sika's business and conduct the DIAC Annual Meeting 2023.
Lunch will be followed by a tour of the Sika plant.
The DIAC Board looks forward to welcoming you on May 22, 2023.

Best regards
Dr. Roger Marti, President DIAC


ab 09:30 Arrival at Sika in Zurich Altstette, Welcome Coffee
10:00 Welcome address by Patricia Heidtman, Chief Innovation & Sustainability Officer, Sika Technology AG
10:15 «Sika's Sustainability and Net Zero Strategy» – Patricia Heidtman, Sika Technology AG
10:45 "Sustainable chemicals within planetary boundaries" - Prof. Dr. Gonzalo Guillén-Gosálbez, ETH Zürich
11:30 DIAC Fellowship Award Ceremony, Dr. Kurt Püntener (F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG) with a short talk
«Catalysis & Flow Reactions at Roche: Key Enablers for Sustainable Drug Substance Processes»
11:50 General Meeting 2023 of the DIAC of the Swiss Chemical Society SCS
12:30 Lunch offered by Sika Technology AG
13:45 Plant tour of the adhesives production – Sika Manufacturing AG
15:15 Closing remark & farewell


Deadline: 27. April 2023
Registration is mandatory 

Please note: Smoking on the area is only allowed in the specially marked smoking areas. Image recording is prohibited in the Sika laboratories.