modern organic synthesis. The scientific programme
12th International Conference on will consist of:
Organic Synthesis, Venice, Italy, • ten plenary lectures (60 minutes including discus-
28 June–2 July 1998 sion) and a Thieme IUPAC prize lecture
The conference will deal with all important aspects of • six lectures (30 minutes including discussion) in a
mini symposium on combinatorial chemistry in drug
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discovery concern to all educators.
• 36 section lectures (30 minutes including discus- Speakers will include chemistry Nobel Laureates,
sion) in four parallel sessions on the following topics: eminent chemists and chemistry educators of interna-
new synthetic methods; stereoselective synthesis; tional renown. Many of the presentations will enlarge on
metal-mediated synthesis; and target oriented syn- the conference theme, chemistry re-
thesis search, and chemistry education into
• oral communications (15 minutes including discus- the 21st century. Additional high-
sion) in four parallel sessions on the same topics as lights include an exhibition pro-
the section lectures gramme, which will provide an
• poster sessions opportunity to observe the most re-
Participants wishing to present a poster must send a cent developments and application of contemporary en-
completed Abstract Form, along with two photocopies to vironmental techniques. The conference will also
the Organizing Secretariat by 15 January 1998. feature plenary lectures, symposia, presentations,
The registration fee for participants is Lira 900 000 workshops and poster sessions. Chemists and chemis-
before 1 April 1998, Lira 1050 000 after 1 April 1998, try educators will have a unique opportunity to discuss
and for students Lira 450 000 before 1 April 1998 and and share their work.
Lira 550 000 after 1 April 1998. The registration fee in- In addition, socio-cultural and guest programmes are
cludes admission to the scientific sessions, conference being planned which will introduce the ancient and
kit (final programme, abstract book), coffee/tea during present Egyptian way of life and the history of
the official breaks, pack lunches, welcome cocktail on Pharaonic, Roman, Coptic and Islamic Egypt.
Sunday 28 June and concert on Tuesday 30 June. A second circular will be
distributed in December
For further information, please contact: The Organizing 1997.
Secretariat, ICOS-12, Depha Congress, Via Cassanese The registration fee will be
224, Palazzo Tiepolo, 20090 Segrate (MI), Italy. Tel.: approximately USD 350 per
+39 2 21 69 121. Fax: +39 2 26 92 91 63. E-mail: person including the confer-
email@example.com ence lunches, morning and
afternoon teas, abstract
book, some social events,
15th International Conference on receptions and transporta-
Chemical Education: Chemistry and tion from the hotels to the
Global Environmental Change, Cairo conference centre. IUPAC
International Conference Center, Affiliate Members will re-
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, ceive a 10% reduction.
9–14 August 1998
For further information, please contact: Prof. Saad S.M.
This conference, organized by the De-
Hassan, Chairman of the Organizing Committee of 15th
partment of Chemistry, Faculty of Sci-
ICCE, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Ain
ence, Ain Shams University, is the first
Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Tel./Fax: +20 4831836
International Conference on Chemical
– 2842123. Telex: 74070 USMMS. E-mail:
Education (ICCE) event to be held in Af-
rica and in the Arab States. The confer-
ence theme—Chemistry and Global
Environmental Change—conforms with Chapter 36 of 37th IUPAC Congress—Frontiers in
Agenda 21 of the Rio declaration of the UN Conference Chemistry: Molecular Basis of the Life
(in Brazil—1992) on Environment & Development which Sciences, International Congress Center,
is concerned with ‘promoting education, public aware- Berlin, Germany, 14–19 August 1999
ness and training’.
The technical programme of the 15th ICCE confer- The title does not mean a Congress solely concentrat-
ence will be developed around the leading role of chem- ing on Biochemistry or Molecular Biology. On the con-
istry in reducing the growing harmful effects on the trary, IUPAC invites scientists from all fields of
environment. The need to increase environmental lit- chemistry and from all over the world to demonstrate the
eracy by encouraging environmental chemistry instruc- importance of all fields of synthetic, analytical and theo-
tion as an important part of general education at all retical chemistry to the subject. The scope of the parallel
levels (elementary school through university) is of great 27th General Meeting of the German Chemical Society
will be much broader and will highlight the current state
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Both organizations would like to invite you to partici- millennium, which to a large
pate at this exciting event, which promises to become extent will use molecular bi-
one of the largest and most fascinating chemistry con- ology and genetic engi-
ventions world-wide at the end of the 20th century. neering for the benefit of
For further information, please contact: Prof. Heindirck As at previous IBS meet-
tom Dieck, Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, IUPAC/ ings, the scientific pro-
GDCh 99, PO Box 90 04 40, D-60444 Frankfurt-am- gramme will be composed
Main, Germany. Tel.: +49 69 7917 358, 360 or 366. Fax: of a number of symposia,
+49 69 7917 475. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. workshops, poster presen-
tations and an exhibition.
Round tables will be organized to discuss controversial
11th International Biotechnology Sympo- scientific and ethical problems with a larger audience.
sium and Exhibition: Biotechnology The aim of the Symposium is to review the present
2000, International Congress Center, state-of-the-art, to discuss the way in which pure and
Berlin, Germany, 3–8 September 2000 applied research in different fields of science and tech-
The International Biotechnology Sympo- nology interact, and to demonstrate the interdisciplinary
sia (IBS), held every four years, are the nature of biotechnology.
leading world-wide meetings in the field An Exhibition will be organized in conjunction with the
of biotechnology. The title ‘The Molecular Symposium.
Key for Biotechnology’ has been chosen
for this International Biotech- If you wish to present a paper/poster or to exhibit please
nology symposium because contact: Dechema eV, c/o 11th IBS, Theodor-Heuss-
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biological sciences. This theme will charac- email@example.com
1997 1998 Prof. C. Airoldi, Instituto de
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bioresources sp, Brazil.
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International Conference on conf/
vances of Polymer Sciences and
Biodiversity and Bioresources—
Technology. Madras, India.
Conservation and Utilization. Trace element speciation
Dr K.S.V. Srinivasan, Deputy Direc-
tor & Head, Polymer Division, Cen- 4–7 May
IUPAC Biodiversity Conference,
tral Leather Institute, Council of 1st International Conference on
National Center for Genetic Engi-
Scientific & Industrial Research, Trace Element Speciation in Bio-
neering and Biotechnology, Na-
Adyer, Madras - 600 020, India. medical, Nutritional and Environ-
tional Science and Technology
mental Sciences. Neuherberg,
Development Agency Building, 73/1
Calorimetry and chemical Munich, Germany.
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Calorimetry and Chemical Thermo-
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dynamics. Campinas, Brazil.
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Macromolecular Chemistry, Acad- 15th International Conference on
emy of Sciences of the Czech Re-
Degradation processes in the Chemical Education: Chemistry and
environment public, Heyrovského nám 2, CZ-162 Global Environmental Change.
06 Prague 6, Czech Republic. Cairo, Egypt.
24–28 May Tel.: +420 (2) 360341; Fax: +420 (2)
International Conference on Degra-
Prof. Saad S.M. Hassan, Depart-
367981; ment of Chemistry, Faculty of Sci-
dation Processes in the Environ- E-mail: email@example.com
ment. Dubrovnik, Croatia.
ence, Ain Shams University, Cairo,
Dr A. Sabljic, Institute Boskovic, Egypt.
POB 1016, HR-10011 Zagreb, Chemical thermodynamics
Croatia 26 July–1 August Physical organic chemistry
15th International Conference on 16–21 August
Organic synthesis Chemical Thermodynamics. Porto, 14th International Conference on
Portugal. Physical Organic Chemistry, Santa
28 June–2 July Prof. M.A.V. Ribeiro da Silva, De- Catarina, Brazil.
12th International Conference on partment of Chemistry, Faculty of
Organic Synthesis. Venice, Italy.
Prof. E. Humeres, Universidade
Science, Rua do Campo Alegre Federal de Santa Catarina,
Depha Congress SRL, Viale Majno 687, P-4150 Porto, Portugal.
21, 20122 Milano, Italy. Tel.: +39 (2) Departamento di Química, 88040-
76008190; Fax: +39 (2) 782400; 900 Florianópolis S.C. Brazil.
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Pesticide chemistry
2–7 August Coordination chemistry
Chemistry in Africa 9th International Congress on Pesti-
30 August–4 September
cide Chemistry. London, UK.
6–10 July 33rd International Conference on
Dr John F. Gibson, Secretary (Sci- Coordination Chemistry. Florence,
7th International Chemistry Confer- entific), Royal Society of Chemistry,
ence in Africa (7th ICCA). Durban, Italy.
Burlington House, London W1V 33rd ICCC Secretariat, Department
South Africa. 0BN. Tel.: +44 (171) 4378656; Fax:
The Secretary, 7th ICC & 34th SACI of Chemistry, University of Flor-
+44 (171) 7341227. ence, Via Gino Capponi 7, 50121
Convention, Department of Chem-
istry & Applied Chemistry, Univer- Firenze, Italy. Tel.: +39 (55)
sity of Natal, Durban 4041, South Novel aromatic compounds 2757549. Fax: +39 (55) 2757555.
Africa. Tel.: +27 (31) 3603090. Fax: 2–7 August
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25th International Symposium on
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cal Organizing Committe, 9th Inter- Scotland.
13–17July national Symposium on Novel
37th International Conference on Dr John F. Gibson, Secretary (Sci-
Aromatic Compounds, Department entific), Royal Society of Chemistry,
Macromolecules, Gold Coast, Aus- of Chemistry, Chinese University of
tralia. Burlington House, London W1V
Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territo- 0BN. Tel.: +44 (0)171 437 8656;
Prof. R.G. Gilbert, School of Chem- ries, Hong Kong.
istry, F11, Sydney University Poly- Fax: +44 (0)171 734 1227.
mer Center, University of Sydney,
New South Wales 20006, Australia. Solubility phenomena Natural products
Tel.: +61 (2) 351 3366; Fax: +61 (2) 5–8 August 11–16 October
351 3329; 8th International Symposium on 21st IUPAC Symposium on the
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Solubility Phenomena. Niigata, Ja- Chemistry of Natural Products.
pan. Beijing, China.
20–23 July Prof. H. Akaiwa, Faculty of Engi- Prof. Xibai Qiu, Secretariat of
18th Discussion Conference of neering, Gunma University, Kiryu ISCNP-21, c/o Chinese Chemical
Macromolecules: Mechanical Be- 376, Japan. Society, PO Box 2709, Beijing
haviour of Polymeric Materials.
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2000 To apply for IUPAC sponsor-
1999 ship, conference organizers
Macromolecules should write to the IUPAC
IUPAC General Assembly Secretariat (see inside back
9–14 July cover for address) requesting
7–14 August MACRO 2000: International Sym- an Advanced Information
40th General Assembly. Freie Uni- posium on Macromolecules. War- Questionnaire (AIQ). Com-
versity of Berlin, Berlin, Germany. saw, Poland. pleted AIQs should be re-
The IUPAC General Assembly is Prof. S. Penczek, Centrum Badan turned to the Secretariat
not open for general participation Molekularnych i Makromolekular- preferably 2 YEARS and at
but restricted to members of IUPAC nych, Polskiej Akademii Nauk, ul. least 12 months before the
bodies that meet on this occasion. Sienkiewicza 112, PL-90-363 Lodz, conference. Late applications
Poland. Tel.: +48 (42) 819815; Fax: will not be considered. Further
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IUPAC sponsorship was pub-
Biotechnology lished in Chem. Intl. 1992, 14,
37th IUPAC Congress. International
Congress Center, Berlin, Germany. 3–8 September
Prof. Heindirck tom Dieck, 11th International Biotechnology
Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker, Symposium. Berlin, Germany.
IUPAC/GDCh 99, PO Box 90 04 40, Prof. G. Kreysa, DECHEMA e.V.,
D-60444 Frankfurt-am-Main, Ger- PO Box 15 01 04, D-60061 Frank-
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