The American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) is pleased to announce the 24th Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference to be held from June 16–18, 2020 in Seattle, Washington, USA. The Conference Organizing Committee is issuing this call for symposia.
The Committee requests that all proposals reflect ACS GCI’s mission to advance the implementation of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering practices across the global chemistry enterprise. The overarching theme of the conference in 2020 is Systems-Inspired Design, highlighting design from a systems and life cycle perspective. As in previous years, the Committee is seeking proposals that span the breadth and depth of green and sustainable chemistry and engineering.
The Committee is seeking proposals that include diverse perspectives from academic, industrial, and government scientists; business leaders; students; NGO representatives, etc. Proposal submitters should creatively design their sessions to be highly interactive (e.g., facilitate lively discussion, include sufficient time for Q&A, rapid-fire sessions, workshop-based learning, etc.). Attendees should leave each session with a clear idea of how they can use session outcomes in their professional careers. Submitters are asked to describe how these outcomes will be achieved in the session and should provide potential speakers and/or topics of presentations.
The ACS Fall 2020 National Meeting is in San Fransisco (August 16-20, 2020). The CELL Division is organising an exciting slate of meeting theme oriented symposia. Abstract submission is open until April 20, 2020. Go to maps.acs.org to submit your abstracts. The division is organising the following symposia:
- Renewable Materials Bench to Market 1: Discovery & Market Validation
- Renewable Materials Bench to Market 2: How Much Can We Make, How Fast, At What Cost?
- Renewable Materials Bench to Market 3: Advances in High-Throughput Biomass Characterization Methods
- Renewable Materials Bench to Market 4: Environmental Health & Safety
- Renewable Materials Bench to Market 5: Lawyers Must Have Their Say
- Renewable Materials from Bench to Market 6: Raising Funds to Take Inventions across the Valley of Death
- Renewable Materials Bench to Market 7: Supply Chain, Production, & Distribution Logistics
- Nanocellulose materials horizons from bench-to-pilot-to-commercial scale
- Valorization of Renewable Materials
- General poster
Further details about the symposia can be downloaded here. We look forward to your submission!
The ACS Spring 2021 meeting will be held April 5-16 online. The CELL Division will be running 13 symposia, including
- 3D printing frontiers in renewable and smart materials for future circular economy
- A century of cellulose: The past, present and future of cellulose and renewable materials
- Biomaterials, biofuels and biochemicals from lignocelluloses
- Cellulose: The panacea for super materials in the future
- Functionalization of nanocelluloses for electrical, optical, magnetic, barrier and topochemical properties
- Historical perspectives on cellulose and other renewable materials
- Lignin as a renewable substrate for polymers: From molecular understanding and isolation to targeted applications
- Lignocellulosic biorefining: From in-silico to products
- Nanocellulose from fundamentals to function
- New horizons Young Investigators symposium
- Pitch in lignocellulose materials for early career scientists
- Raman spectroscopy applications in the field of celluloses and lignocellulose and their major components
- Valorisation of renewable resources and residuals into new materials and multiphase systems
The meeting, originally planned as an in-person event in San Antonio, TX, March 2021 was transitioned to virtual as a result of the rapidly rising number of COVID-19 cases locally, nationally, and globally, and predictions for worsening conditions throughout the winter season. The virtual format was chosen out of concern for the health and safety of our members, staff, meeting attendees, and residents of San Antonio.
Registration will open by mid-January and remain open through the end of the meeting. All attendees and presenters will be required to register. Registration fees have been set at $99 for ACS members, $149 for non-members, and $29 for students and teachers. Unemployed, retired, and 50-year emeritus members will be able to register at no cost.
Save the date! The 7th International Polysaccharide Conference of the European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence (EPNOE) will be held on the 11th – 15th October 2021 in Nantes, France. The conferences are held every two years and are jointly organized with other professional societies, including the Cellulose and Renewable Materials (CELL) Division of the American Chemical Society and the Cellulose Society of Japan. The programmes will consist of multiple parallel sessions, each on specific topics, and are designed for researchers from academia and industry to present and discuss their latest results.
More information can be found here.
Eurocarb is a leading international symposium covering all aspects of Glycosciences, from glycochemistry to glycobiology, including glycomics and glycobiotechnologies.
During 5 days, Eurocarb offers the opportunity to communicate cutting-edge results and forge privileged links as well as foster interdisciplinarity between participants.
In addition to the usual presentation formats: Plenary and Keynote Lectures, Oral Communications, Flash or Poster presentations, Eurocarb21 introduces, for the first time, the “Interdisciplinary Duo”: a new presentation format to discover with us.
Abstract submission’s deadline for Oral Communications is February 6th 2023.Poster or flash presentation’s deadline is May 15th 2023.
The preliminary programme and further details about abstract submission can be found here.
It is a great pleasure and privilege to announce that, together with the Austrian University Consortium – UNI Graz, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, UNI Vienna, and UNI Innsbruck, we are organising the 8th EPNOE International Polysaccharide Conference. The event will take place from 17th to 22nd September, 2023 at Graz University of Technology, Austria. More information can be found here.
The one-day pre-conference for students and young researchers will be held on 17th September with two simultaneous sections of choice:
- Chemistry and characterization of carbohydrates, or
- From the idea to the startup.
The main EPNOE 2023 conference will be held from 18th to 22nd September.
This congress is an initiative of EPNOE, the Cellulose and Renewable Division of the American Chemical Society (ACS CELL), and the Cellulose Society of Japan (CSJ), and will be hosted in Graz for the first time.
The ambition of the EPNOE International Polysaccharides Conference is to gather academia and industry passionate about polysaccharide-related R&D and applications. Through the years, the conference has become one of the largest events in the field of polysaccharides and brings together over 450 researchers from all over the world.
We hope that you will enjoy the conference, have very fruitful discussions with your colleagues, and have a great time in Graz!