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Upcoming MDPI Conferences (4)

8–11 September 2020 The 4th ISFMS: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Druggability of Proteins

Florence, Italy

We would like to invite you to The 4th ISFMS: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Druggability of Proteins, which will be held in the wonderful city of Florence, Italy, in the period September 8-11, 2020. The conference will be hosted at the University of Florence, in the biomedical campus nearby the main city hospital, which is easily accessible from the airport, train station or city center. Apart the high quality science which will be presented during the event, our fantastic location will afford the possibility to visit the city in which Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo and Galileo Galilei (to mention just a few personalities) lived and created some of their unique artistic and scientific masterpieces. The friendly and peaceful atmosphere of our city will surely favor nice scientific interactions and the possibility to establish interesting contacts with scientists from all over the world in a collaborative manner.

14–16 September 2020 The First World Energies Forum

Rome, Italy

It is our sincere pleasure and great honor to announce The First World Energies Forum—Current and future Energy Issues, organized by the MDPI open-access journal Energies and Sapienza University of Roma.

The WEF-1 aims to provide a forum for direct communication between scholars, favored also by personal contacts between younger and experienced researchers, regarding advanced research and technical content spanning the area of mechanical engineering, with specific focus on energy issues and Thermal Sciences in both fundamental and applied engineering sciences. The main topics and sessions of the conference cover:

  • Energy Fundamentals, Primary Energy Sources
  • Secondary Energy Sources, Intermediate and Final Energy Use
  • Energy Conversion Systems
  • Energy Policy, Energy Research
  • Exergy

We are very enthusiastic about the conference of The First World Energies Forum and are relying on you to make it a successful event.

We very much look forward to seeing you at this exciting forum in Roma.

10–30 November 2020 1st International Electronic Conference on Catalysis Sciences


It is my pleasure to invite you to join the 1st International Electronic Conference on Catalysis Sciences in 2020 (ECCS 2020) that will be hosted online by:

An often-quoted statistic is that catalysts are used in 90% of all chemical products, a reflection of the importance of catalysis in powering a modern society. This includes the role that catalysis plays in the production of fuels, chemical manufacture, fertilizer production, environmental protection and cleanup, pharmaceutical manufacture, sustainable energy, biomass conversion, polymer chemistry, and electrochemistry. ECCS 2020 will present the latest research on the use of catalysts in these critical areas. Topics of interest include but are not limited to: 

  • Single Atom Catalysts
  • Electrocatalysis
  • Photocatalysis
  • Catalysts for Natural Gas Conversion
  • Catalysts for Biomass Conversion
  • Computational Catalysis
  • Catalyst Synthesis and Characterization
  • Biocatalysis

I hope you will choose to be a part of this exciting conference and present your most transformative research on catalysis.

17–19 May 2021 Polymers 2021 -New Trends in Polymer Science: Health of the Planet, Health of the People

Turin, Italy

We are very proud and honored to announce the international conference Polymers 2021 - New Trends in Polymers Science: Health of the Planet, Health of the People, organized in collaboration with the MDPI open access journal Polymers. The conference will be held in Turin, Italy, on May 17–19, 2021.

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together scientists from academia and industry to present leading-edge research on the advancements in polymer science and technology in all its main aspects, with a particular emphasis on those aiming to preserve and improve the health of the planet and of people, as per title. Both oral and poster contributions are welcome. The broad themes that will be addressed during the conference include synthesis, modification, and characterization of synthetic and natural polymers, polymers from green chemistry, polymer hybrids, nanocomposites, polymer biomaterials, polymers in drug delivery and tissue engineering, polymers for human health, bio-based and biodegradable polymers, polymer recycling and re-use, polymers for the environment, functional polymers, and polymers in energy, among others.

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12–16 July 2020 Metabolic Engineering 13

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI, USA

The Metabolic Engineering Conference 13 is the world-leading in metabolic engineering, attracting leaders and students in the field to come together and share premium developments and achievements. It will be held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort, Honolulu, HI, USA, on 12–16 July 2020.


  1. Biofoundries: Strain Engineering at the Speed of Automation
  2. A New Home for Secondary Metabolites: in Microbes
  3. A Tribute to 13C at ME13
  4. Systems Bio + ‘Omics: Role of Big Data
  5. Adaptive/Directed Evolution and Enzyme Engineering
  6. Metabolic Engineering of Microbes I: Conventional Hosts for Fuels and Chemicals
  7. Metabolic Engineering of Microbes II: Non-Conventional Hosts and Approaches
  8. Syn Bio: Design + Control of Metabolism
  9. Computational Design and Models/Methods
  10. Lab to Industrial Scale: Realizing the Potential of a Biobased Economy
  11. Metabolism and Health: Engineered Metabolism in Higher Eukaryote, the Microbiome, and Beyond
  12. Plant Biotechnology
  13. Plastics as a Feedstock, Not a Product

8–11 September 2020 International Conference on Biohydrogen and Bioprocesses (ABBS 2020)

Feng Chia University, Taiwan

The ABBS Symposium was organized by The Asia BioHyLinks (ABHL) annually around the Asia: Taichung (Taiwan, 2006), Daejeon (Korea,2007), Harbin (China, 2008), Khon Kaen (Thailand, 2009), Taichung (Taiwan, 2010), Bogor (Indonesia, 2011), Chongqing (China, 2012), Osaka (Japan, 2013), Melaka (Malaysia, 2014), Kenting (Taiwan, 2015), Jeju (Korea, 2016), Khon Kaen (Thailand, 2017), Henan (China, 2018) and Hanoi (Viet Nam, 2019). ABBS has become the most important conference in the Asian region and even the global biohydrogen technology field. It has made outstanding contributions to the promotion of Asia biohydrogen technology and support by the representatives from all over the world for the past 14 years.

In 2020, the ABBS Symposium will promote to worldwide conference as ABBS-International Conference on Biohydrogen and Bioprocesses (ABBS 2020). ABBS 2020 organized by World BioHyLinks (WBHL), International Association for Hydrogen Energy Biohydrogen Division (IAHE-Biohydrogen Division) and APEC Research Center for Advanced Biohydrogen Technology (APEC ACABT), which will be held on September 8th-11th at Taichung, Taiwan.

This conference aims to share the knowledges and practices and motivate discussion to enhance the exchange views for advancing technologies in Biohydrogen and Bioprocesses.


  1. Bioenergy
    • Biohydrogen and biohythane
    • Biogas and gas upgrading
    • Microbial electrical cells
    • Bioelectro-chemical system
    • Biomass and biofuels
  2. Bioprocesses
    • Waste-to-energy
    • Biorefinery and Bioprocess
  3. Energy management system
    • Green Synergy
    • Energy storage
    • Intelligent grids
    • Intelligent green buildings
  4. New and renewable energy
    • Green Hydrogen
    • Power to Gas
  5. Socio-economy, environment and policy
    • Energy awareness
    • Economical appraisal
    • Energy conservation
    • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA)
    • Circular economy
    • Energy policy
    • Hydrogen economy

11–13 September 2020 International Conference on Engineering and Industrial Technology (ICEIT 2020)

The ZIGN Hotel, Pattaya Thailand

International Conference on Engineering and Industrial Technology (ICEIT 2020) hosted by Silpakorn University is a major international conference bringing together researchers, engineers, and practitioners who work in the areas of engineering and industrial technology. The scientific theme of ICEIT encompasses a wide spectrum of topics.


  • Track 1 Food and Biotechnology 
  • Track 2 Chemical, Mechanical, and Energy Engineering
  • Track 3 Material Engineering
  • Track 4 Electrical engineering, Electronics Computers, Telecommunications and Information Technology.
  • Track 5 Manufacturing Systems, Engineering Management and Logistics
  • Special Track - eAsia, IRN, NSTDA Chair Professor

All the authors of accepted contributions at ICEIT 2020 with topics related to sustainable developments are invited to submit manuscripts to Processes under the Special Issue of “Sustainable Modelling, Processes and Applications for Societal Development”.

1–4 November 2020 7th Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials (PCM 2020)

Xi’an, China

We would like to invite you to the 7th Global Conference on Polymer and Composite Materials (PCM 2020), which will be held 1–4 November 2020 in Xi’an, China.

PCM 2020 aims to provide a forum for academic experts and participants to exchange their experiences and share research results about all aspects of polymer and composite materials and discuss the practical challenges encountered and the adopted solutions. Confirmed speakers include Prof. Esteban Broitman, Prof. Nao-Aki Noda, Prof. Sergey Alexandrov, Prof. Cengiz Kaya, Prof. Yulin Li, and Prof. Songqi Ma.

The final deadline for abstract submission is 15 September 2020. Every year, the best oral and poster presentations will be selected and awarded with free registration to the next conference!

Xi'an is the cradle of Chinese civilization and the center of prehistoric culture. As it is the capital of 13 ancient dynasties in China, which could date back to 1200 years ago, Xi'an is blessed with numerous marvelous historical and cultural relics. We look forward to meeting you in Xi’an this November!

1–4 December 2020 The 14th Mediterranean Congress of Chemical Engineering

Barcelona, Spain

The Congress will be focused on the dissemination of the most recent advances and results in Chemical Engineering Science:

  • Separation technologies
  • Chemical reactors
  • Processes systems engineering

As well as their application in areas such as the following:

  • Sustainable development and environmental engineering
  • Food and biochemical engineering
  • Process and product engineering

Do not miss this opportunity to:

  • Improve the visibility and disseminate potential applications of your work
  • Find new opportunities and application fields
  • Promote scientific/industrial symbiosis

Keep up with the latest news at the 14th Mediterranean Congress of Chemical Engineering and Expoquimia.

16–19 August 2021 19th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE 2021)

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Conference topic:

Working Towards a Sustainable Society

APCChE 2021 will be a unique platform for R&D experts, professional chemical engineers, academicians, and students especially from this Asia Pacific region and from all over the world to exchange their ideas and expertise in these research areas and foster collaborations for the benefit of the chemical engineering profession.


  • Energetically sustainable;
  • Resource-sustainable;
  • Environmentally sustainable;
  • Fiscally sustainable;
  • Socially sustainable.
  • Sustainable procesess and technologies in chemical engineering
  • Green bioproducts, food and bioprocessing
  • New nanotechnology and advanced materials
  • Environmentally friendly waste treatment and management

All the authors of accepted contributions at APCChE 2021 with topics related to sustainable developments are invited to submit manuscripts to Processes under the Special Issue of “New Processes: Working Towards a Sustainable Society”.

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