45th World Chemistry Congress (IUPAC-2015)

  • Author/Organiser: Korean Chemical Society (KCS)
  • Event Website: http://www.iupac2015.org
  • Event Date: 09 August 2015 to 14 August 2015
  • Event Type: Conference
  • Venue: BEXCO, Busan, Korea
  • Associated Societies: International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)

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Under the theme Smart Chemistry, Better Life, with 52 symposia in 9 themes and 8 plenary lectures including 4 Nobel Laureates, the event will emphasize the central role of chemistry as a multidisciplinary science to promote the quality of life and welfare through innovative achievements and discuss current issues of mutual interest.

The 48th General Assembly will be held from August 6–13, 2015 at the same place.

Plenary Speakers

  • Prof. Graham R. Fleming, USA
  • Prof. Andre Geim, England, Nobel Laureate 2010
  • Prof. Michael Gratzel, Switzerland
  • Prof. Roger D. Kornberg, USA, Nobel Laureate 2006
  • Prof. Yuan T. Lee, Taiwan, Nobel Laureate 1986
  • Prof. Akira Suzuki, Japan, Nobel Laureate 2010
  • Prof. Jonathan V. Sweedler, USA
  • Prof. Barry M. Trost, USA

Themes: Smart Chemistry, Better Life

  1. Physical Chemistry
  2. Molecular Synthesis
  3. Advances in Inorganic Chemistry
  4. Materials for Energy and Environment
  5. Analytical Chemistry & Environment
  6. Macromolecular Science and Technology
  7. Chemistry of Life
  8. Nanoscience and Materials
  9. Open Innovation for Enlightening Chemistry Education

Organizing Committee

Chairman Myung Soo Kim
Vice Chairman Hosung Sun
Congress Advisor 2015 KCS President
General Program Directors Hyun-Joon Ha, Sang-Won Lee, Manho Lim, Hugh I. Kim
Scientific Program Director Seung Min Park
Treasurer Cheon-Gyu Cho
Chairman of Public Relations Committee Yeon-Gyu Yu
Industry Representatives TBA
Scientific Committee Seung Min Park (Chair), Chulhee Kim, Sang Kyu Kim, Chulbom Lee, Suk Joong Lee, Myeong Hee Moon, Hyunju Park, Nam-Gyu Park, Seung Bum Park, Byeong-Hyeok Sohn, WanSoo Yun
Education Ministry Representatives Hong-gu Kim, Woo Sung Choi
Local Advisory Board Si-Joong Kim (Chair), Yung-Bog Chae, Bong Young Chung, Jung-Il Jin, Se Yeon Kim, Soon-Bo Lee, Baeg-beom Park
President of the Korean Chemical Society Han-Young Kang

International Advisory Board
IUPAC, Former President Prof. Jung-Il Jin Korea University, Korea
Royal Australian Chemical Institute, President Prof. Mark A. Buntine Curtin University, Australia
Brazilian Chemical Society, President Prof. Adriano D. Andricopulo University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Chinese Chemical Society, President Prof. Jiannian Yao Institute of Chemistry, Chinese

Academy of Sciences, China
IMS, Director-General Prof. Iwao Ohmine Institute for Molecular Science, Japan
Chemical Society Located in Taipei, President Prof. Chien-Hong Cheng National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
Chairperson of IUPAC2013 & Turkish Chemical Society, General
Prof. Mehmet Mahramanlioglu Istanbul University, Turkey
Royal Society of Chemistry, President Prof. Lesley Yellowlees The University of Edinburgh, UK
IUPAC, Former Executive Director Dr. Terrence A. Renner IUPAC (retired), USA
American Chemical Society, President Dr. Marinda Li Wu President, USA
Local Organizing Committee, Chairman Prof. Myung Soo Kim Seoul National University, Korea
IUPAC, President Prof. Kazuyuki Tatsumi IUPAC & Nagoya University, Japan
IUPAC, Vice President Dr. Mark C. Cesa IUPAC & INEOS Nitriles, USA
  Prof. Christopher M. A. Brett Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
IUPAC, Bureau Member Prof. John (Sean) Corish University of Dublin, Ireland
Prof. Natalia P. Tarasova Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology, Russia


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