Congresses & Symposia

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15. Freiburger Symposium 2021

22. Apr 2021 - 09:00, School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg

The objective of this biennial conference is to regularly provide our members and other interested chemists working in process development and production with opportunities for professional training and networking.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2021 (Bürgenstock Conference)

03. May 2021 - 09:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality. According to its long tradition, the 55th Bürgenstock Conference 2021 will again be interdisciplinary, covering many areas of chemistry. 

CHanalysis 2021

06. May 2021 - 13:00, Dorint Resort Blüemlisalp

The goal of this two-day conference series is to stimulate a stronger interaction among persons working in different areas of analytical sciences. Scientists from applied and fundamental research, from industry, education, and regulation are welcome.

Workshop: "The Next Generation of Biocatalysis in Bern"

27. May 2021 - 09:00, Universität Bern, Departement für Chemie und Biochemie

"The Next Generation of Biocatalysis in Bern" is a workshop focused on stimulating the networking among young researchers and promoting the scientific career at junior stages. It will give the opportunity to PhD students to present their work as oral presentations in an international environment. 

ECG-COMON Meeting 2021 & MEACTOS Meeting

07. Jun 2021 - 08:00, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI)

The 16th annual ECG-COMON Meeting 2021 will (probably) be combined with a MEACTOS project meeting and is hosted by the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI). Both meetings will take place at PSI in Villigen, Switzerland.

ContaSed 2021; 2nd International Conference on Contaminated Sediments

09. Jun 2021 - 09:00, Universität Bern, Unis

Sediments are sources and sinks of contaminants, and play an important role in mediating pollutants across compartments of ecosystems. Following ContaSed2015, ContaSed2020 will focus on organic and inorganic sediment contaminant classes including emerging contaminants, heavy metals and persistent organic pollutants.

3rd Symposium on Industrial Biocatalysis

10. Jun 2021 - 09:00, ZHAW Campus Grüental (GA), School of Life Sciences and Facility Management

The symposium will cover cutting edge topics of bio-catalysis, ranging from the evolution of synthetically valuable enzyme families, genetic code expansion and the design and optimization of artificial enzymes, to the development of computational approaches for enzyme engineering. In addition, the symposium will feature several successful biocatalysis examples from industry.

6th European Symposium of Photopolymer Science

15. Jun 2021 - 09:00, Zoom Meeting

The European Symposium of Photopolymer Science (ESPS) aims to bring together the brightest minds from both academia and industry to collectively present and discuss the fundamental issues within this still burgeoning field. The meeting consists of seminars from not just European but international leaders of photopolymer science.

Amyotrophic Lateral Slerosis (ALS and Related Motor Neuron Diseases

04. Jul 2021 - 08:00, Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets

International Conference on Photochemistry 2021 (ICP 2021)

18. Jul 2021 - 08:00, Université de Genève

The conference program covers the most recent advances in photochemical and photophysical sciences in their broadest sense, and reflect the new frontiers in these fields. The conference offers a platform for the exchange of ideas between scientists and industry representatives from all over the world. 

23rd International Conference on Photochemical Conversion and Storage of Solar Energy

02. Aug 2021 - 09:00, EPFL Lausanne

The IPS conference offers a versatile platform to discuss the latest advances in renewable energy and storage research, and to enhance the regional and international collaborations. The programme will include a combination of Plenary, invited talks, contributing talks, and poster presentations.

Biointerfaces International 2021 incl. Science and Translation Sessions

17. Aug 2021 - 09:00, Universität Zürich, City Campus

Programming aims to build bridges across relevant application areas, between science & engineering, innovation & technology, industry and academic partners and senior scientists & early-career researchers. Highly renowned and young scientists from academia, industry and clinics present their latest scientific findings and technological breakthroughs.

PSI-K Conference 2021

23. Aug 2021 - 08:00, EPFL Lausanne

This major conference brings together the community that is active in the field, "... to develop fundamental theory, algorithms, and computer codes in order to understand, predict, and design materials properties and functions. The conference program will include 7 plenary talks and 39 symposia in 6 parallel sessions (136 invited talks and ~170 contributed talks).

EFMC-ISMC 2021

29. Aug 2021 - 08:00, Online Conference

EFMC-ISMC 2021 will cover advances in drug discovery in major therapeutic areas, including bacterial and viral infections, diseases of the brain, heart, and respiratory system, fibrotic diseases and cancer. It will also feature most recent advances in new technologies.

Swiss Summer School 2021: «Organic Chemistry»

29. Aug 2021 - 16:00, Eurotel Victoria Les Diablerets

Focus on catalysis in organic synthesis for PhD students and Postdocs. The team of Summer School Lecturers is built from experts in different areas of catalysis representing different academic institutions. 

EFMC-YMCS 2021

02. Sep 2021 - 08:00, Online Conference

The 8th edition of the EFMC Young Medicinal Chemists' Symposium will be held virtually on September 9-10, 2021 and will be organised by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology (EFMC) and the EFMC Young Scientists Network (YSN).

molQueST Conference 2021

08. Sep 2021 - 17:00, Congressi Stefano Franscini (CSF)

Atomic and molecular architectures on surfaces exhibit distinct quantum properties. Their reproducible manufacturing is gaining momentum and goes far beyond the single atom and the single spin. This is due to recent experimental breakthroughs and, on the other hand, due to increasing demand from other research areas, in particular quantum science/technology and quantum computing.

SCS Fall Meeting 2021

10. Sep 2021 - 09:00, Online Conference

The SCS Fall Meeting is the largest annual scientific event in Switzerland. It offers a unique opportunity for graduate students, post-doctoral researchers and scientists of all levels, from both, academia and industry, to share the results of their research projects. 

International Conference on Molecular Ultrafast Science and Technology

12. Sep 2021 - 08:00, Sunstar Hotel****

The scientific sessions of MUST2021 consist of plenaries, invited and contributed talks and poster sessions. The meeting will start on Sunday evening September 12, 2021 and run to Thursday noon, September 16. MUST2021 will be held in the Sunstar Hotel and Congress Hall, Grindelwald, in the Bernese Alps in Switzerland.

ILMAC 2021

21. Sep 2021 - 09:00, Congress Center Basel

Since 1959, ILMAC has been the sole Swiss industry fair for chemicals and life sciences that depicts all the industrial applications in process and laboratory technology. As a user-oriented trade fair, ILMAC is geared to experts in pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biotechnology, food, drinks, cosmetics and others. 

Swiss Flow Chemistry Symposium (@ILMAC)

21. Sep 2021 - 10:00, Messe Basel

The Symposium will showcase the great potential of the Flow Chemistry technology and will focus on intensification and sustainability in chemical processes. The symposium is the part of the ILMAC Basel 2021 Forum program.

2nd Swiss Green & Sustainable Chemistry Days 2021

22. Sep 2021 - 10:00, Messe Basel

One day conference including invited and award lectures, poster sessions, workshops, discussions and the evening event of SusChem CH.

14th Swiss Course on Medicinal Chemistry 2020 (postponed to 2021)

03. Oct 2021 - 18:00, Alpine Classic Hotel

This five-day Medicinal Chemistry School that is organized by the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology of the SCS will focus on most modern aspects associated with small molecule drug discovery.

Basic Seminar: Patenting in Life Sciences & Chemistry 2021

11. Oct 2021 - 10:00, Hotel Schloss Gerzensee

A hands-on workshop for PhD Students, Postdocs and junior industry researchers. At the end of this two-day workshop, you will master basic knowledge in intellectual property and will have answers to the following questions: How does patenting in life sciences affect – my career? – academic research? – the society?

Advanced Seminar: Patenting in Life Sciences & Chemistry 2021

13. Oct 2021 - 10:00, Hotel Schloss Gerzensee

A hands-on workshop for PhD Students, Postdocs and junior industry researchers. At the end of this two-day workshop, you will master advanced knowledge in intellectual property with focus on industrial implementation.

5th SCS-Syngenta Symposium 2021

26. Nov 2021 - 10:00, Syngenta Research Center

The 2021 edition will focus on Topic «Chemistry lab of the future». It's a great opportunity to strenghthen the link between chemical industries and academic laboratory.

SCS Spring Meeting 2022

22. Apr 2022 - 09:00, Université de Genève

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. 

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2022 (Bürgenstock Conference)

01. May 2022 - 16:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality, with an optimal setting for intense inter-disciplinary discussion.

SCS Fall Meeting 2022

08. Sep 2022 - 09:00, Universität Zürich, Campus Irchel, Departement für Chemie

The SCS Fall Meeting offers a unique opportunity for all members of the community to share the results of their research initiatives. With nine parallel sessions, two plenary sessions and a huge poster session the event stimulates the exchange of ideas between all generations of chemists.

SCS Spring Meeting 2023

14. Apr 2023 - 09:00, Universität Zürich, Campus Irchel, Departement für Chemie

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. 
The topic of the 2023 symposium is «Metals in Medicine» and is dedicated to Prof. Roger Alberto's retirement.

SCS Conference on Stereochemistry 2023 (Bürgenstock Conference)

07. May 2023 - 16:00, Hotel Waldstätterhof

The ‘SCS Conference on Stereochemistry’, better known as ‘Bürgenstock Conference’, is an outstanding international chemistry meeting of high scientific quality, with an optimal setting for intense inter-disciplinary discussion.

25th Conference on Organometallic Chemistry (EuCOMC XXV) 2023

20. Aug 2023 - 16:00, Universität Bern, VonRoll Areal

The EuCOMC provides a valuable platform for scientific discussions as well as  encouraging a close partnership between delegates from academia and industry in organometallic chemistry. 

SCS Fall Meeting 2023

24. Aug 2023 - 13:00, Universität Bern, VonRoll Areal

The SCS Fall Meeting offers a unique opportunity for all members of the community to share the results of their research initiatives. It also stimulates the exchange of ideas between all generations of chemists, often creating the seeds for new projects and collaborations.