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.
It is also the platform for the Werner Prize Ceremony and the Werner Award Lecture.

SCS Spring Meeting 2021: «Chemistry and the Environment» 
online symposium
Thu, April 15, 2021, 09.00-16.50h

The organizers, invite you to join the event and are looking forward to welcoming you online in April 2021.

SCS Spring Meeting 2021, Flyer


Please register until before April 1st, 20121 for invoice payment on the Symposium Website
Participation is free for SCS mebers and costs CHF 50.00 for non-members.


09.00 Opening the virutal conference room
09.30 Opening of the symposium, welcome message
Prof. Kathrin Fenner, Eawag Dübendrof and University of Zurich, Chair of the SCS section Chemistry and the Environment
Prof. Ioannis Katsogiannis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR, President EuChemS Section Chemistry & Environment
09.50 Prof. Lucy Carpenter, University of York, UK
«Atmospheric Chemistry On and Over the Ocean»
10.30 Short Break
10.40 Prof. Tamara Galloway, University of Exeter, UK
«Microplastic and Global Boundary Threads»
11.20 Dr. Michael Sander, ETH Zürich, CH
«From Persistence to Desistance: on the Environmental Fate of Biodegradable Polymers»
12.00 Lunch Break
13.15 SCS General Assembly
14.00 Prof. Wendy Queen, EPFL Lausanne, CH
«The Design of Highly Stable MOF/Polymer Composites for the Extraction of Metal Ions from Complex Aqueous Mixtures»
14.40 Dr. Claudio Screpanti, Syngenta, CH
«Crop Protection 2.0: Chemical Innovation to Support Sustainable Agriculture»
15.20 Short Break
15.30 Dr. Bettina Hitzfeld, Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN)
«Environmental Chemistry: Future Challenges»
16.30 Prof. Arturo Keller, UC Santa Barbara, USA
«Elucidating Crop Plant Response to Engineered Nanomaterials Using Metabolomics and Proteomics»
16.50 Closing remarks




Céline Wittwer, SCS