Section Chemistry and the Environment (SCE) Young Scientist Event 2024

Section Chemistry and the Environment (SCE) Young Scientist Event 2024

The event is for young environmental scientists to learn about job opportunities in chemical and chemical-related private companies.

Start Date 28.05.2024 - 09:30
Event End 28.05.2024 - 15:30
Registration Deadline 20.05.2024 - 23:55
Individual Price CHF
Location Givaudan Schweiz AG
Kemptpark 50, 8310 Kemptthal
Attachment SCE_YSE24_Flyer.pdf

Goals of the Event

  • Hear and discuss challenges for a career in industry
  • Experience industry jobs during a site visit
  • Get in contact with industry representatives and expand your network.
Arrival & registration

Welcome message: Dr. Agnes Bombrun, Givaudan

Keynote, Dr. Heike Laue, Givaudan
«Replacing the need for in vivo animal testing - the use of alternative in vitro assays for environmental risk assessment of fragrance chemicals»

Panel discussion: Opportunities and challenges for environmental scientists in chemical industry Participants: Dr. Michael Lüscher (Novartis), Dr. Agnes Bombrun (Givaudan), Dr. Claudio Screpanti (Syngenta); Moderation: Kathrin Fenner (UZH/Eawag)

Site tour at Kemptthal facilities


Round tables: Meet industry representatives to discuss environmental sciences careers/job profiles in chemical industry (i.e., big companies, contractors, start-ups)


Fees and Registration
Participation is free of charge. However, registration via the website is mandatory. Deadline: May 21, 2024.
This is an in-person event with a limited number of participants, and we trust that you will only register if you are able to attend.

We thank Givaudan Schweiz AG for hosting the event and for sponsoring food and beverage.

The event is an initiative of the SCS Section Chemistry and the Environment.

Sorry, the event is now full and we could not accept more registration