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20–26 January 2019 The 4th International Conference on Aggregation Induced Emission

Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia

The International Conference on Aggregation Induced Emission is the largest AIE specialised conference, bringing together research and industry in Aggregation Induced Emission from all over the world. AIE-4 will feature the latest developments in the field of AIE research. The breakthroughs, progress, and challenges in the design, synthesis and applications of AIEgens will be highlighted. AIE-4 will also include diverse social events including a welcome dinner, tutorial lectures, the AIE awards ceremony, and AIE-5 promotion.


15–17 May 2019 2nd Molecules Medicinal Chemistry Symposium – Facing Novel Challenges in Drug Discovery

Barcelona, Spain

It is with great pleasure that I announce the 2nd Molecules Medicinal Chemistry Symposium (MMCS): Facing Novel Challenges in Drug Discovery to be held in Barcelona, Spain, 15–17 May 2019.

Encouraged by the great success of the initial small-format monographic MMCS2017, the three-day MMCS2019 will grow naturally by addressing a larger audience and essentially all topics of medicinal chemistry. The MMCS2019 will be organized into a number of thematic sessions on medicinal chemistry of particularly challenging diseases, novel and revisited drug discovery approaches, and medicinal chemistry stories about recently implemented projects in any area not covered in the other sessions, from target and hit identification to hit-to-lead optimization, tuning of physicochemical and pharmacokinetic properties, preclinical and clinical development, etc.



Florence, Italy

On behalf of the Division of Mass Spectrometry (DSM) of the Italian Chemical Society, we would like to welcome you to the 22nd International Mass Spectrometry Conference 2018 in Florence.
After 42 years, the city of Florence, one of the most beautiful cities in the world, is ready to host the 22nd edition of IMSC which will be the occasion to celebrate the 60th anniversary of this conference.


2–6 September 2018 XXV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry

Ljubljana, Slovenia

The XXV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry will continue the tradition established by these biennial symposia of covering drug discovery advances in major therapeutic areas, including the treatment of inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, infectious diseases including fungal infections, cardiometabolic diseases, neurodegenerative diseases and oncology. EFMC-ISMC 2018 will present the most recent advances in up-to-date topics like protein degradation, STING pathway, kinetics and pharmacokinetics of drug binding and PET imaging, and will tackle some out-of-the-box areas of Medicinal Chemistry including carbohydrate-based vaccines and new chemical modalities, while Chemical Biology approaches to target identification will cover the interfaces between chemistry, biology and experimental medicine. Particular emphasis will be put on first time disclosures, recent highlights in medicinal chemistry, and the impact of artificial intelligence in drug discovery.


3–8 September 2018 Designᴵᵀ-TO-LEAD 1st Computational Medicinal Chemistry Workshop

Kragujevac, Serbia

Designᴵᵀ-TO-LEAD is the specialized WorkShop, organized in City of Kragujevac, Republic of Serbia, with the aim to contribute in spreading knowledge in the field of Medicinal Chemistry and Rational Drug Design by means of employment of computer and computational techniques. Designᴵᵀ-TO-LEAD will cover the main computational techniques currently used in the drug discovery, process supplying a basic level of knowledge of this field. All the thought computational approaches will focus mainly on the development of three-dimensional quantitative structure-activity relationships (3-D QSAR) and related tools. Designᴵᵀ-TO-LEAD is structured for students of Chemistry, Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, PhD students and PostDoc of all disciplines involved in Medicinal Chemistry, as well as for Academics and industry involved in providing medicinal and pharmaceutical services. The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and all major World’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use computational design tools. Computer-aided drug design encompasses computational methods and resources that are used to facilitate the design and discovery of new bioactive chemical entities. Designᴵᵀ-TO-LEAD is organized by Professors Milan Mladenovic and Rino Ragno (academic editor of Molecules).


3–6 September 2018 XXth International Conference on Oxygen Binding and Sensing Proteins (O2BIP)

Barcelona, Spain

The O2BiP 2018 congress will be the 20th edition of the series of biannual meetings that were convened on the topic of oxygen-binding and sensing proteins (O2BiP).
This edition will be held in Barcelona from September 3-6, following previous meetings held in Hamburg, Sheffield, Parma, Aarhus, Naples, etc. This time, the meeting will be organized jointly by the University of Buenos Aires and the University of Barcelona.
Following the spirit of previous O2BiP editions, the meeting aims to continue the multidisciplinary effort made on disclosing the relationships between structure, dynamics, and function of globins and oxygen-related proteins, covering all levels of organization from molecular and cellular to the whole organism.
Accordingly, our aim is to provide a forum for the presentation of recent advances and progresses in the field, well suited for strengthening the scientific cross-fertilization between complementary research areas and for catalyzing the fruitful cooperation between teams with distinct expertise.
With this goal, we invite you to attend the O2BiP 2018 congress, which will be held in the inspiring environment of the Institut d’Estudis Catalans, which is located in the ancient building of the Hospital de Sant Pau founded in 1401, close to Les Rambles, which is the most popular, picturesque and colorful street in Barcelona.


23–27 September 2018 32nd International Symposium on Chromatography ISC 2018

Cannes-Mandelieu, France

The International Symposium on Chromatography (ISC) represents a traditional congress series of major European Chemical Societies. It is one of the premier meetings for discussion of all modes of chromatography and separation sciences with a broad coverage of techniques and applications.

Through a harmonious combination of oral and poster presentations, tutorials, short courses, vendor lectures and seminars, and an international exhibition on Instrumentation and Services, ISC 2018 will provide you with the advances, fundamentals, challenges, trends and applications of separation techniques, chromatography and mass spectrometry in the widest range of topics.

As the Symposium will take place in Cannes-Mandelieu, Côte d’Azur, a fabulous setting in the French Riviera, we hope that the charm and sweetness of the region in September will be conducive to give the ISC 2018 meeting a special flavor.

We are looking forward to meeting you in 2018 for a fruitful and enjoyable time in Cannes-Mandelieu.

Symposium Chairpersons
Didier Thiébaut, Paris (F)
Valérie Pichon, Paris (F)
Jean-Luc Veuthey, Genève (CH)

ISC 2018 Key Dates
18.06.2018: Submission deadline for poster presentations
23.06.2018: Early-bird deadline
23-27.09.2018 : ISC 2018 Cannes-Mandelieu


25–29 September 2018 11th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days (AACD2018)

Chania, Greece

This is the 11th meeting after the successful organization of the 1st AACD (1998) in Izmir, Turkey, the 2nd AACD (2000) in Ayvalik, Turkey, the 3rd AACD (2002) in Lesvos, Greece, the 4th AACD (2004) in Kuşadası, Turkey, the 5th AACD (2006) in Thessaloniki, Greece, the 6th AACD (2008) in Denizli, Turkey, the 7th AACD (2010) in Lesvos, Greece and the 8th AACD (2012) in Urla, Izmir, Turkey, the 9th AACD (2014) in Chios, Greece and the 10th AACD (2016) in Çanakkale, Turkey. AACD conferences are usually attended by 200-300 analytical chemists from 15 different countries from Europe and USA.
Since the first event in Izmir 1998, many analytical chemists from all over the world, have also attended these biennial conferences. The statistical distribution of those participated in the previous six events showed that the AACD conferences have become an international event, widely accepted as a forum for:

• presenting new trends and developments in analytical chemistry
• discussing new applications of environmental, food and industrial analysis with a special emphasis to quality aspects
• promoting the presentation of young scientists' research
• exchanging ideas and promoting collaborations for joint research projects

The 11th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days (AACD2018) will be organized in Chania, Crete. Crete is the second largest island of Greece and Chania is the second largest city of the island. Chania is connected by ferryboat from Pireas (Athens) as well by airplane from Athens and Thessaloniki. There are many also flights from most European destinations.Internationally recognized invited speakers will give Plenary and Keynote Lectures. The organizers will prepare a balanced programme with oral communications of studies of general interest and novelty and young scientists’ contributions, along with thematic poster sessions. During the 11th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days (AACD2018) emphasis will be given to the following scientific subjects:

• Analytical Chemistry & Nanoscience
• Archaeometry
• Atomic and Molecular Spectrometry
• Bioelectrochemistry and Biomedical Applications
• Biochemical and Clinical Analysis
• Chemometrics
• Chromatography and Separation Techniques
• Electroanalysis
• Electrochemical Sensors and Biosensors
• Environmental Analysis
• Food Analysis
• Forensic Analysis
• Hyphenated techniques
• Mass Spectrometry
• Pharmaceutical Analysis
• Quality control / Quality assurance and Chemical Metrology
• Sample Preparation
• Speciation
• Surface Characterization Techniques

The organizing committee is pleased to invite you to participate in the 11th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days and enjoy with us the stimulating scientific programme and a wonderful social programme.

For more information, please contact or visit next website.

4–7 October 2018 4th Organic Chemistry Congress with International Participation (OrgChemTR-4)

Antalya, Turkey

The OrgChemTR-4 features invited lectures, oral presentations and poster sessions focusing on the latest scientific developments in the major and emerging fields of organic chemistry.

Congress themes
• Bioorganic chemistry and medicinal chemistry • Drug discovery
• Total synthesis of natural products • Heterocyclic compounds
• Synthesis and functional properties of molecules • Asymmetric synthesis
• Green chemistry • New reagents, strategies, catalysts and concepts for organic synthesis
• Mechanistic organic chemistry • Computational chemistry
• Supramolecular chemistry • Organometallic chemistry


24–26 October 2018 2018 International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Budapest, Hungary

Welcome to the 2018 International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioengineering (8th ICBB) which will be held in Budapest, Hungary during October 24-26, 2018. The conference has been designed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of biotechnology and bioengineering, and a focus will be given to major research advances, including: New Approaches & Methods; Cell and Immunology; Genomics & Molecular Biology; Biomaterials, Biopolymers & Bioenergy; Biomedicine, Pharmacology & Toxicology; Biomedical Engineering & Techniques; and other related aspects. More information about the conference can be found at http://icbb.apaset.org/


1–30 November 2018 4th International Electronic Conference on Medicinal Chemistry

Electronic conference (Online)

The aim of the Conference is to gather researchers from all over the world and encourage discussions on any scientific field related to drug discovery and development. By posting presentations, videos, or posters disclosing your recent outstanding results, take advantage of the Conference to promote your work among thousands of your peers. Participation, as an author or a visitor, is ABSOLUTELY FREE; simply register on the home page.



Bari, Italy

The International Congress on Green Extraction of Natural Products (2018) is organized by the University of Bari (Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine and Department of Pharmacy-Pharmaceutical Sciences) and Polytechnic of Bari (Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management) – Italy.
GENP2018 meeting will feature scientific program of comprehensive talks, plenary sessions, oral and poster presentations.
The International Congress on Green Extraction of Natural Products (GENP2018) is focused on agro-food, nutraceuticals, perfume, cosmetic, chemical, fuel and energy sectors. The whole value chain of every application is considered; cultivation, extraction, purification, processing and recycling steps.
We welcome participants from across the globe to take part in this event which will be held on November 2018, Monday 12 – from 10 am to 7 pm – Tuesday 13 – from 8.30 am to 4 pm, including a session or workshop dealing with the extraction technology of virgin olive oil.
On overview on the advancement of Green Extraction and Sustainable Processes will serve as catalyst for connecting scientists and experts within and across disciplines from around the world. Our leading role will be to facilitate the interaction between experts from industry and academia researchers in these fi fields in order to create information exchange, generation of new ideas and acceleration of applications that benefit society.
GENP2018 meeting will feature scientific program of comprehensive talks, plenary sessions, oral and poster presentations of peer-reviewed contributed papers. A range of social activities are also being planned which includes a Networking Dinner with Cultural Performances and sightseeing tours in a city which, with its art, history, nature and culture, sport and tradition, has an exceptional appeal. The Conference Dinner will take place in the prestigious hall in the Petruzzelli theater. We look forward to welcoming you to Bari for the International Congress on Green Extraction of natural Products.
For more information, updates and useful links, please visit our website… https://genp2018.wordpress.com/ and the section relative to "Innovators in Green Extraction of Natural Products Awards" https://genp2018.wordpress.com/innovators-in-green-extraction-of-natural-products-awards/.


15–30 November 2018 The 3rd International Electronic Conference on Metabolomics

Electronic conference (Online)

The conference will be held online from 15–30 November 2018, enabling you to present your latest research to the scientific community and to have the opportunity to participate in fruitful exchanges of information with academic and industrial groups from all over the world. It is absolutely free of charge to participate as an author or a visitor; all you need to do is create an account on the home page. After the conference, the authors are also welcome to submit an extended version of the proceeding papers to the Special Issue of Journal Metabolites with 20% discount of the APC charges.


25–29 November 2018 30th International Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural Products & and the 10th International Congress on Biodiversity (ISCNP30 & ICOB10)

Athens, Greece

On behalf of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC), it is our privilege and special pleasure to invite you to the 30th International Symposium on the Chemistry of Natural Products and the 10th International Congress on Biodiversity (ISCNP30 & ICOB10), which will be held on November 25th – 29th 2018 in Athens, Greece

We sincerely believe that the IUPAC symposium in Athens will bring together scientists from all over the world in order to contribute in our better knowledge and understanding of the role of natural products in drug discovery, material science, nutrition and applied chemistry. Through a careful selection of speeches from established scientists, the addition of emerging topics from young group leaders, and the participation of young scientists through several travel fellowships, we aim to shed light into recent advances in natural products.

In this context, we would like to welcome you in Athens, in the center of European biodiversity and the cradle of modern civilization, and wish you a fruitful and pleasant stay!

Professor Alexios-Leandros Skaltsounis (Chair)
Professor Emmanuel Mikros (Co-chair)
Asst. Prof. Maria Halabalaki (Executive chair)


2–5 December 2018 The 12th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering (IEEE NANOMED 2018)

Hawaii, USA

The 12th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering (IEEE NANOMED 2018) will be held at the Waikiki Beach, Hawaii, USA from Dec 2-5, 2018. IEEE NANOMED is one of the premier annual events organized by the IEEE Nanotechnology Council to bring together physicians, scientists and engineers in the area of Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering. The conference provides a unique forum for highlighting the latest research results in molecular engineering, microfluidics, nanotechnology, system integration, fundamental biology, and translational medicine.


4–6 December 2018 DDNDIC 18


The main objective of the Congress will be the presentation of the latest advances in the field of discovery and development of drugs for the treatment of neglected diseases and other diseases that are relevant for public health in Argentina and worldwide. The Congress will take place in the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry - University of Buenos Aires, together with the celebration of the 35th anniversary of the foundation of the Institute of Drug Chemistry and Metabolism (IQUIMEFA) (UBA-CONICET).

National and foreign visitors will participate in the Congress, including health care professionals as well as undergraduate and postgraduate students. The scientific programme will include topics related to parasitic, viral and bacterial diseases with high impact on public health,particularly, in developing countries. Chagas’ disease, African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, dengue and mycetoma, among others will be discussed as well as vector-borne diseases, such as malaria, zika, chikungunya and Argentine haemorrhagic fever.


9–14 December 2018 9th Asian Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference (AsBIC9)

Stephen Riady Centre, UTown, National University of Singapore, SINGAPORE

AsBIC9, the 9th edition of the biennial conference series, is an important event for the bioinorganic chemistry community. It provides an excellent platform for researchers, particularly those from the Asia-Pacific region, to discuss important questions in the field and chart future directions.

Jointly hosted by the chemistry departments of the National University of Singapore and the Nanyang Technological University, the conference will take place in the Singapore from 9 to 14 December 2018.

The conference features an exciting line up of distinguished plenary, keynote and invited lectures, in addition to oral and poster scientific presentations. Social events are also built into the programme for participants to network/collaborate, as well as relax and experience the sights and sounds of sunny Singapore.

For more information, visit the conference website:


10–12 December 2018 International Conference On Phosphorus, Boron and Silicon – PBSi 2018

Barcelona, Spain

The International Conference On Phosphorus, Boron and Silicon is an annual event that hosts high-profile plenary speakers, world class researchers, oral and poster presentations, workshops, sponsor exhibits and afterworks. It is a great opportunity to share your research findings with wide audience, promote knowledge exchange, and network.
From chemistry to catalysis, materials, biology, and medicine, from theory to application, the main target of this conference is to gather Researchers and Experts in Phosphorus, Boron and Silicon community in order to provide all participants with the latest progress and inputs recorded in each field.


2–6 June 2019 14th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry

Lecce, Italy

On behalf of the organizing committee, we cordially invite you to attend the 14th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISMSC2019), which will be held in Lecce, Italy on June 2-6, 2019. The symposium will provide a forum to discuss all aspects of macrocyclic and supramolecular chemistry, and also topics on materials and nanoscience, following the spirit and style of the thirteen preceding conferences. It will also offer networking opportunities among peers, recognized leaders in the field, young scientists, and students. The program will include lectures from the 2016 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, as well as from the 2019 Izatt-Christensen Award, Cram-Lehn-Pedersen Prize, and Sessler Early Career Researcher Prize winners. Several keynote, invited, and oral lectures, as well as flash presentations and two poster sessions, are also scheduled. Lecce, a Baroque Florence in Southern Italy and capital of the charming peninsula called Salento, is among the most popular touristic destinations nowadays in Italy. Lecce is home to some of the finest wines and olive oils in the world. The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Piazza Duomo are the most impressive and famous examples of the unique flowered baroque style typical of this part of Italy.


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