SCS Spring Meeting 2023

SCS Spring Meeting 2023

The Swiss Chemical Society Spring Meeting is a one day symposium and provides a high quality program with national and international speakers of a certain topic. The topic of the 2023 symposium is «Chemistry and Physics of the Atmosphere».

Start Date 14.04.2023 - 09:00
Event End 14.04.2023 - 18:00
Location Universität Zürich, Campus Irchel, Departement für Chemie
Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zürich - Lecture hall G45,


09.00  Welcome Coffee
09.15  Welcome message and introduction to the topic
09.30  Prof. Claudia Mohr, University of Stockholm
          «From carbon emissions to cloud formation: The role of aerosol chemistry in feedbacks between climate and vegetation»
10.15  Prof. Markus Kalberer, University of Basel
          «The Need of Novel Particle Composition Metrics to explain the link between Aerosol Particle Composition and Cellular Toxicity Pathways»
11.00  Coffee Break
11.30  Prof. Ken Carslaw, University of Leeds
          «Atmospheric new particle formation: From chemistry to global climate»
12.15  Werner Prize Lecture 2023
           Prof. Victor Mougel
, ETH Zurich
12.40  Lunch Break
13.30  General Assembly 2023 of the SCS
14.00  Prof. David Fowler, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
         «The global Nitrogen cycle, an update on the major fluxes, human influence and effects»
14.45  Prof. Thomas Peter, ETH Zurich
         «Physics and chemistry of aerosols to be injected into the stratosphere to cool the climate – should we participate in their study?»
15:30  Coffee Break
16.00  Prof. Diana Ürge-Vorsatz, Central European University
         «Reducing CO2 emissions while addressing Europe’s energy crisis through net zero buildings»
16.45  Prof. Jürg Matter, University of Southampton
         «Carbon Dioxide Removal via Mineralization and Enhanced Rock Weathering»
17.30  Prof. Robert Schlögl, Max-Planck Institut
         «Carbon Capture and Use: Potential for Climate Change Mitigation and Challenge for Catalysis Chemistry»
18:15  Aperitif

Prof. Roger Alberto, University of Zurich

SCS General Assembly 2023
The Board of the SCS invites all members to join the SCS General Assembly 2023 from 13.30-14.00h. The agenda and all formal documents will be published on the website in Q1/2023