Congresses & Symposia

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15. Freiburger Symposium 2021

22. Apr 2021 - 09:00, Online Conference

The objective of this biennial conference is to regularly provide our members and other interested chemists working in process development and production with opportunities for professional training and networking.

EuChemS Carbon Webinar "The Carbon element – Key towards a sustainable society"

22. Apr 2021 - 10:00, Online Conference

he scope of this webinar is to focus on the scientific and technological challenges of decarbonization and to discuss some key issues such as the carbon cycle, fossil fuel reserves and the perspectives of carbon sequestration and utilization in the energy and chemical sector.

‘The Carbon element – Key towards a sustainable society

22. Apr 2021 - 10:00, Online Conference

The webinar will address the scientific and technological challenges of decarbonization and some key issues such as the carbon cycle, fossil fuel reserves and the perspectives of carbon sequestration and utilization in the energy and chemical sector. We will also discuss whether carbon could be depicted as an endangered or conflict element in the next edition of the EuChemS Periodic Table.

EuroNanoForum 2021

05. May 2021 - 10:00, Online Conference

INL is proud of organizing and bringing to you the 2021 edition of the EuroNanoForum, the event that gathers the European Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials community, in collaboration with the FCT – Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology, ANI – Portuguese Innovation Agency, and NIA – Nanotechnology Industries Association.

e-Bürgenstock 2021: Presidents meet Young Fellows

06. May 2021 - 09:00, Online Conference

The “e-Burgenstock 2021: Presidents meet Young Fellows” is a one-day online symposium and will give the JSP fellows from 2020 the opportunity to “virtually” meet and share their exciting discoveries with the most renowned members of the chemistry community. The JSP program is completed with four lectures of former Bürgenstock Presidents.

CHanalysis 2021 - CANCELLED

06. May 2021 - 13:00, cancelled

The goal of this two-day conference series is to stimulate a stronger interaction among persons working in different areas of analytical sciences. Scientists from applied and fundamental research, from industry, education, and regulation are welcome.

Workshop: "The Next Generation of Biocatalysis in Bern"

27. May 2021 - 09:00, Universität Bern, Departement für Chemie und Biochemie

"The Next Generation of Biocatalysis in Bern" is a workshop focused on stimulating the networking among young researchers and promoting the scientific career at junior stages. It will give the opportunity to PhD students to present their work as oral presentations in an international environment. 

ECG-COMON Meeting 2021 & MEACTOS Meeting

07. Jun 2021 - 08:00, Online Conference

The 16th annual ECG-COMON Meeting 2021 will (probably) be combined with a MEACTOS project meeting and is hosted by the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI). Both meetings will be held online.

ContaSed 2021; 2nd International Conference on Contaminated Sediments

09. Jun 2021 - 09:00, Universität Bern, Unis

Sediments are sources and sinks of contaminants, and play an important role in mediating pollutants across compartments of ecosystems. Following ContaSed2015, ContaSed2020 will focus on organic and inorganic sediment contaminant classes including emerging contaminants, heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants.

3rd Symposium on Industrial Biocatalysis

10. Jun 2021 - 09:00, ZHAW Campus Grüental (GA), School of Life Sciences and Facility Management

The symposium will cover cutting edge topics of bio-catalysis, ranging from the evolution of synthetically valuable enzyme families, genetic code expansion and the design and optimization of artificial enzymes, to the development of computational approaches for enzyme engineering. In addition, the symposium will feature several successful biocatalysis examples from industry.

DIAC Annual Member Meeting 2021

10. Jun 2021 - 09:15, Dottikon Exclusive Synthesis AG

Annual meeting of the Division of Industrial & Applied Chemistry and visit of Dottikon Synthesis AG.

6th European Symposium of Photopolymer Science

15. Jun 2021 - 09:00, Zoom Meeting

The European Symposium of Photopolymer Science (ESPS) aims to bring together the brightest minds from both academia and industry to collectively present and discuss the fundamental issues within this still burgeoning field. The meeting consists of seminars from not just European but international leaders of photopolymer science.

Future Labs LIVE 2021

21. Jun 2021 - 09:00, Online Conference

Future Labs LIVE is essential and timely. Held over two days, with over eighty global experts Future Labs will provide comprehensive and interactive coverage of the key issues and technologies.

24th ETH Conference on Combustion-Generated Nanoparticles in 2021

22. Jun 2021 - 10:00, Online Conference

The conference serves as an interdisciplinary platform for expert discussions on all aspects of nanoparticles, freshly emitted from various sources, aged in ambient air, technical mitigation aspects, impact of particles on health, environment and climate and particle legislation. The conference brings together representatives from research, industry and legislation.

15th International Conference on Materials Chemistry (MC15')

12. Jul 2021 - 09:00, Online Conference

The international conference on materials chemistry has been a key meeting in the materials calendar for two decades. It's the flagship event for the RSC Materials Chemistry Division. The conference will host some of the leading materials researchers from around the world. It promises to be a great forum for materials chemists to network with and build strong collaborations.

International Conference on Photochemistry 2021 (ICP 2021)

19. Jul 2021 - 08:00, Online Conference

The conference was initially planned to take place in Geneva, Switzerland. Given the present health situation and the large uncertainty concerning its evolution over the coming months, the organising committee decided to shift to a fully virtual format. The virtual conference will be as similar as possible to an event happening onsite and will offer many new opportunities.

23rd International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy

03. Aug 2021 - 09:00, EPFL Lausanne

The IPS conference offers a versatile platform to discuss the latest advances in renewable energy and storage research, and to enhance the regional and international collaborations. The programme will include a combination of Plenary, invited talks, contributing talks, and poster presentations.

IUPAC 2021 World Chemistry Congress "Solving Challenges with Chemistry"

13. Aug 2021 - 08:00, Online Conference

In order to ensure the health and safety of our delegates, speakers, exhibitors, staff, and community during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, IUPAC | CCCE 2021 will be a fully virtual event As chemical sciences professionals, they will work to ensure that these principles stand true for the virtual event as well.

Biointerfaces International 2021 incl. Science and Translation Sessions

17. Aug 2021 - 09:00, Universität Zürich, City Campus

Programming aims to build bridges across relevant application areas, between science & engineering, innovation & technology, industry and academic partners and senior scientists & early-career researchers. Highly renowned and young scientists from academia, industry and clinics present their latest scientific findings and technological breakthroughs.

Postponed: PSI-K Conference 2021 to August 2022

23. Aug 2021 - 08:00, EPFL Lausanne

After first postponing the Psi-k 2020 conference to 2021, we have decided that it would still not be possible to host a successful event in person that year. Rather than hold the conference online, we feel strongly that it is worth waiting a little bit longer in order to be able to meet safely in person, as originally planned.

Therefore, we now announce that the conference will be postponed by another year, to August 22-25, 2022, preserving the same format and symposia.

EFMC-ISMC 2021

29. Aug 2021 - 08:00, Online Conference

EFMC-ISMC 2021 will cover advances in drug discovery in major therapeutic areas, including bacterial and viral infections, diseases of the brain, heart, and respiratory system, fibrotic diseases and cancer. It will also feature most recent advances in new technologies.

HRMS 2021 - 27 th Colloquium on High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy

29. Aug 2021 - 13:00, Online Conference

The 27 th Colloquium on High-Resolution Molecular Spectroscopy (HRMS) was initially planned on-site. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the event will be held for the first time as an online conference to fulfill the regulations of the government and to facilitate safe exchange of scientific information.

Swiss Summer School 2021: «Catalysis and Sustainable Chemistry»

05. Sep 2021 - 14:00, Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets

Summer School on catalysis and sustainability in organic synthesis jointly organized with the NCCR Catalysis.

EFMC-YMCS 2021

09. Sep 2021 - 08:00, Online Conference

The 8th edition of the EFMC Young Medicinal Chemists' Symposium will be held virtually on September 9-10, 2021 and will be organised by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology (EFMC) and the EFMC Young Scientists Network (YSN).

Swiss Chemistry Science Night 2021

09. Sep 2021 - 17:30, Casino Bern

This event will honor the winners of the 2020 and 2021 Swiss Chemical Society Awards in front of distinguished leaders from industry and academia as well as representatives from politics and the media. The evening will be a celebration of discovery and innovation in the chemical sciences.

SCS Fall Meeting 2021

10. Sep 2021 - 09:00, Online Conference

The SCS Fall Meeting is the largest annual scientific event in Switzerland. It offers a unique opportunity for graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and scientists of all levels, from both, academia and industry, to share the results of their research projects. 

International Conference on Molecular Ultrafast Science and Technology

12. Sep 2021 - 08:00, Sunstar Hotel****

The scientific sessions of MUST2021 consist of plenaries, invited and contributed talks and poster sessions. The meeting will start on Sunday evening September 12, 2021 and run to Thursday noon, September 16. MUST2021 will be held in the Sunstar Hotel and Congress Hall, Grindelwald, in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland.

ScienceComm'21

15. Sep 2021 - 09:00, Université de Fribourg

Wenn immer möglich wird der Kongress analog mit aktuellem Schutzkonzept durchgeführt. Das von den Behörden bewilligte Schutzkonzept wird auf dieser Seite im Voraus veröffentlicht und wird sich an den Vorgaben des Bundesamt für Gesundheit sowie des kantonalen Gesundheitsamtes orientieren.

Salzburg Conference for Smart Materials 2021

16. Sep 2021 - 08:00, Kuchl, Austria

The Salzburg Center for Smart Materials, a joint project of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg and the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences, is pleased to announce the first international Conference for Smart Materials at the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences in Kuchl, Austria. 

Basic Seminar: Patenting in Life Sciences & Chemistry 2021

11. Oct 2021 - 10:00, Hotel Schloss Gerzensee

A hands-on workshop for PhD Students, Postdocs and junior industry researchers. At the end of this two-day workshop, you will master basic knowledge in intellectual property and will have answers to the following questions: How does patenting in life sciences affect – my career? – academic research? – the society?

Advanced Seminar: Patenting in Life Sciences & Chemistry 2021

13. Oct 2021 - 10:00, Hotel Schloss Gerzensee

A hands-on workshop for PhD Students, Postdocs and junior industry researchers. At the end of this two-day workshop, you will master advanced knowledge in intellectual property with focus on industrial implementation.

ILMAC 2021

19. Oct 2021 - 09:00, Messe Basel

Since 1959, ILMAC has been the sole Swiss industry fair for chemicals and life sciences that depicts all the industrial applications in process and laboratory technology. As a user-oriented trade fair, ILMAC is geared to experts in pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biotechnology, food, drinks, cosmetics and others. 

Swiss Flow Chemistry Symposium (@ILMAC)

19. Oct 2021 - 10:00, Messe Basel

The Symposium will showcase the great potential of the Flow Chemistry technology and will focus on intensification and sustainability in chemical processes. The symposium is the part of the ILMAC Basel 2021 Forum program.

2nd Swiss Green & Sustainable Chemistry Days 2021

20. Oct 2021 - 10:00, Messe Basel

One day conference including invited and award lectures, poster sessions, workshops, discussions and the evening event of SusChem CH.

Symposium on Artificial Intelligence in Chemical Research

21. Oct 2021 - 10:00, Messe Basel

The symposium is a one-day event with focus on artificial intelligence in chemical research as well as (laboratory) digitalization. It is part of the ILMAC Forum program and is embedded in the ILMAC fair.

5th SCS-Syngenta Symposium 2021

26. Nov 2021 - 10:00, Syngenta Research Center

The 2021 edition will focus on Topic «Chemistry lab of the future». It's a great opportunity to strenghthen the link between chemical industries and academic laboratory.

LS2 Annual Meeting 2022: «Life Sciences in the 2020s: quantitation, integration and prediction»

17. Feb 2022 - 09:00, Université de Genève

The LS2 Annual e-Meeting brings together scientists from all nations and backgrounds to explore the large spectrum united under the umbrella of Life Sciences. This year, with the online format, researchers from all over the world will be able to attend without the need to travel.

Postponed: Ions and Photons in Analytical Science (IPAS2021)

22. Apr 2022 - 08:00, ETH Zürich, Hönggerberg

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the symposium had to be postponed into 2022. *The symposium will bring together 10 international experts, many of them with ties to ETH Zurich, who have all agreed already to lecture on the state-​of-the-art in analytical methodologies and their applications during this symposium. 

SCS Spring Meeting 2022

22. Apr 2022 - 09:00, Université de Genève

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. 

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2022 (Bürgenstock Conference)

01. May 2022 - 16:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality, with an optimal setting for intense inter-disciplinary discussion.

molQueST Conference 2021

21. Aug 2022 - 17:00, Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF)

Atomic and molecular architectures on surfaces exhibit distinct quantum properties. Their reproducible manufacturing is gaining momentum and goes far beyond the single atom and the single spin. This is due to recent experimental breakthroughs and, on the other hand, due to increasing demand from other research areas, in particular quantum science/technology and quantum computing.

PSI-K Conference 2022 (postponed from 2021)

22. Aug 2022 - 08:00, EPFL Lausanne

This major conference – the largest worldwide in electronic-structure – brings together the community that is active in the field, as described by the PSI-K mission statement: "... to develop fundamental theory, algorithms, and computer codes in order to understand, predict, and design materials properties and functions.

SCS Fall Meeting 2022

08. Sep 2022 - 09:00, Universität Zürich, Campus Irchel, Departement für Chemie

The SCS Fall Meeting offers a unique opportunity for all members of the community to share the results of their research initiatives. With nine parallel sessions, two plenary sessions and a huge poster session the event stimulates the exchange of ideas between all generations of chemists.

14th Swiss Course on Medicinal Chemistry 2022

09. Oct 2022 - 18:00, Alpine Classic Hotel

This five-day Medicinal Chemistry School that is organized by the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology of the SCS will focus on most modern aspects associated with small molecule drug discovery.

SCS Spring Meeting 2023

14. Apr 2023 - 09:00, Universität Zürich, Campus Irchel, Departement für Chemie

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 «Metals in Medicine» and is dedicated to Prof. Roger Alberto's retirement.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2023 (Bürgenstock Conference)

07. May 2023 - 16:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality, with an optimal setting for intense inter-disciplinary discussion.

25th Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (EuCOMC XXV) 2023

20. Aug 2023 - 16:00, Universität Bern, VonRoll Areal

The EuCOMC provides a valuable platform for scientific discussions as well as  encouraging a close partnership between delegates from academia and industry in organometallic chemistry. 

SCS Fall Meeting 2023

24. Aug 2023 - 13:00, Universität Bern, VonRoll Areal

The SCS Fall Meeting offers a unique opportunity for all members of the community to share the results of their research initiatives. It also stimulates the exchange of ideas between all generations of chemists, often creating the seeds for new projects and collaborations.