Congresses & Symposia

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Nanocellulose Days 2022

22. May 2022 - 00:00, Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF)

The Nanocellulose Days 2022 aims to gather the leading nanocellulose scientists as well as key researchers from adjacent fields for an in depth exchange focusing on the most important challenges in the field.

10th International Symposium on Isotopomers (ISI) and 12th Isotopes Conference 2022

29. May 2022 - 16:00, AKADEMIE Empa, Dübendorf

The meeting will highlight the latest developments and applications for the use of stable isotopes and bring together leading experts from a wide range of disciplines.

CareerTrack & Networking-Apéro in Basel- Connecting University & Industry

31. May 2022 - 17:15, Universität Basel

This event is organized in cooperation with youngSCS and EFMC-Young Scientists Network.

Future Labs Live 2022: Digital, Automated. Connected

07. Jun 2022 - 09:00, Congress Center Basel

This is the world’s most diverse, stimulating, and exciting event for the future of all labs. Start-ups and disruptors will meet lab heads and lab techs, together with the tech & practice innovators: A unique event at a critical time of change!

13th Day of Life Sciences «Competencies in Drug Discovery»

09. Jun 2022 - 09:00, ZHAW Campus Grüental (GA), School of Life Sciences and Facility Management

The symposium aims to discuss projects from different therapeutic indications in an interdisciplinary way and to promote the interaction of biological, chemical and medical competencies.

MoICH Meeting - annual discussion meeting of the Swiss «molecules@surfaces» research community

10. Jun 2022 - 08:45, Universität Bern, Departement für Chemie und Biochemie

The molCH meeting 2022 will take place at the University of Bern on June 10, 2022 with a keynote lecture given by Prof. José Ignacio Pascual from CIC nanoGUNE, San Sebastian, Spain and  further interesting talks.

Invitation to Roundtable: how can we better connect R&I projects with industry to push the bioeconomy forward

10. Jun 2022 - 10:00, Hotel Sorrel Schaffhausen

The Roundtable is organized as part of the EU-BBI funded project FRACTION 

Swiss Photochemistry Symposium 2022

17. Jun 2022 - 10:00,

The symposium is an initiative of the Photochemistry Section of the Swiss Chemical Society to promote the exchange within the photochemistry community in Switzerland and beyond.

International Chromatographic Conference HPLC 2022

18. Jun 2022 - 16:00, Town and Country Hotel and Conference Center, 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108 USA

The HPLC symposia are the longest-running, largest, and most recognized international chromatographic conference series in the world. The symposium covers all aspects of separations and analyses carried out in the liquid phase.

SCS Seminar on Flow Chemistry 2022

27. Jun 2022 - 10:00, Le Domaine Notre Dame, Villars-sur-Glâne (Fribourg)

The SCS Seminars are three-days educational event with a focus on topics relevant for the Swiss chemical and pharmaceutical industry but that are not necessarily part of the academic curricula. The first seminar in 2022 will focus on Flow Chemistry.

SwissCat Symposium 2022

30. Jun 2022 - 09:00, University of Bern, Department of Chemistry, Biochemistry and Pharmazie

The SwissCat Symposium is the annual meeting of the respective SCS network and brings together experts in the field of homogeneous, heterogeneous and bio-catalysis. The event also serves as a central platform for the various organizations and networks active in the field of catalysis in Switzerland.

International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy (IPS-23)

02. Aug 2022 - 16:00, SwissTech Center 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.

molQueST Conference 2022

21. Aug 2022 - 15:00, 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.

Peptide Therapeutics Forum 2022

25. Aug 2022 - 09:00, Universität Basel

The event provides an innovative platform to exchange on the various aspects of drug development with a focus on peptides.

8thEuChemS Chemistry Congress (ECC) 2023

28. Aug 2022 - 16:00, Lisbon Congress Centre

The ECC is a scientifically excellent European chemistry meeting that reflects the outstanding research being done in Europe as well as its role in the international scientific community.

LightChEC Symposium & Summer School

04. Sep 2022 - 16:00, Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets

The LightChEC Summer School aims to foster the collaboration of the different disciplines researching artificial photosynthesis.

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.

Swiss Summer School 2022 in Chemical Biology

11. Sep 2022 - 16:00, Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets

Four days summer school covering a wide range of chemical biology topics. 


Swiss Chemistry Science Night 2022

16. Sep 2022 - 17:00, Casino Bern

The evening will be a celebration of discovery and innovation in the chemical sciences.

Organic Process Research and Development Course for the Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemicals Industries

21. Sep 2022 - 14:00,

The efficient conversion of a chemical process into a process for manufacture on tonnage scale has always been of importance in the chemical and pharmaceutical industries. However, in the current economic and regulatory climate, it has become increasingly vital and challenging to do so efficiently.

ILMAC Lausanne 2022

28. Sep 2022 - 09:00,

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. Focus topic: "Sustainable Solutions in Laboratory and Production".

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.

Zentralkurs Chemie 2022 des VSN

12. Oct 2022 - 09:00, Kantonsschule Liestal

Dreitägige Ausbildungsveranstaltung für Lehrpersonen an Gymnasien und Kantonsschulen mit Vorträgen, Workshops und Exkursionen. Der Anlass wird vom VSN alle zwei Jahre organisiert.

Microplastics 2022

06. Nov 2022 - 16:00, Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF)

The overarching goal of this conference is to assess the impact of mismanaged plastic waste and nano- and microplastics litter on freshwater and terrestrial systems.

SCS Seminar on Intellectual Property (IP) 2022 – Hands-on Workshop for Scientist in Life Sciences

07. Nov 2022 - 10:00, Hotel Schloss Gerzensee

The SCS Seminar on IP 2022 with focus on  researchers, technology transfer managers, and others which are required to deal with life science related intellectual property, in particular patents, and enhance their capabilities to assess and manage patent related novelty, inventive step and freedom-to-operate risks.

International Symposium on Chemical Biology (ISCB) 2022

08. Nov 2022 - 09:00, Campus Biotech

This international meeting of high scientific calibre will bring together leading scientists to feature the latest advances within the broad field of Chemical Biology and foster an open and dynamic dialogue!

From Lab to Production – Insights into Process Chemistry 2022/2

10. Nov 2022 - 15:30, Universität Basel

The event series with 1-2 events per year at Swiss universities enables students and PhDs to get an insight into process chemistry. Besides teaching the basics, an illustrative example from industry is discussed.

4th Swiss Industrial Chemistry Symposium, SICS 2023

27. Jan 2023 - 08:30, Universität Basel

The SICS is a one-day symposium with lectures, short talks and offers a unique platform for industrial scientists, working in research and process research, to present their latest results. The event will be completed with a poster session in which PhD students can also participate.

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.

16. Freiburger Symposium 2023

27. Apr 2023 - 09:00, School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg

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.
This year's topic: «From Lab to Industrial Application - Trends/Innovation in Process Chemistry & Technology»

Operando VII - the 7th International Congress on Operando Spectroscopy

07. May 2023 - 12:00, Sunstar Hotel Grindelwald

The main objective of this congress is to bring researchers together to discuss the progress of operando methodologies, i.e. characterization of functional materials in their working state.

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.

International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) 2023

16. Jul 2023 - 10:00, ETH Zürich

The International Chemistry Olympiad (IChO) is an annual competition for the world’s most talented chemistry students at the secondary school level. Nations around the world send a team of four students who are tested on their chemistry knowledge and skills in a five-hour laboratory practical exam and a five-hour written theoretical examination. 

SCS Fall Meeting 2023

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

The SCS Fall Meeting 2022, one of the largest annual research conferences held in Switzerland and offers a unique opportunity for all members of the community to share the results of their research initiatives and to connect with each other.

Euroanalysis 2023

26. Aug 2023 - 16:00, Université de Genève

Euroanalysis is a biannual international conference of the European Chemical Society that attracts about 900 delegates. It provides a forum for the European Analytical World to discuss the latest developments in analytical sciences.

EFMC International Symposium on Chemical Biology (EFMC-ISCB 2023)

16. Nov 2023 - 09:00, Congress Center Basel

The biennial EFMC-ISMC is a key symposium in the field of medicinal chemistry and drug discovery and it traditionally attracts around 1.000 participants both from industry and academia.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2024 (Bürgenstock Conference)

28. Apr 2024 - 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.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2025 (Bürgenstock Conference)

04. May 2025 - 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.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2026 (Bürgenstock Conference)

03. May 2026 - 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.