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||Announcements of conferences, symposia, workshops, meetings, and other upcoming activities.
23–28 September 2007, Moscow, Russia
Mendeleev Congress on General and Applied Chemistry
will be held 23–28 September 2007 in Moscow, Russia.
The Congress is organized by the Russian Academy of Sciences
in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science
of the Russian Federation and Moscow Government. The Mendeleev
Congress, which is the most prestigious national meeting of
Russian chemists, also embraces leading chemists and technologists
from all over the world.
The scope of the XVIII Mendeleev Congress covers all the major trends and problems of modern chemistry. The program includes plenary and invited lectures as well as oral and poster communications in the areas of pure and applied chemistry, materials science, chemical technology, and chemical education.
This congress will be dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Mendeleev Congresses in Russia. Co-chairmen of the Organizing Committee are Yu.S. Osipov (president of the Russian Academy of Sciences), Yu.M. Luzhkov (mayor of Moscow and a chemist!), and A.A. Fursenko (minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation). More than 1 500 scientists and distinguished chemical leaders are expected to attend.
Plenary speakers will include Nobel Prize laureates J.I. Alferov (Russia) and J.-M. Lehn (France), ISCU President G. Mehta (India), IUPAC President Bryan Henry (Canada), Moscow Mayor Yu. Luzhkov, Executive Vice-President of the Chinese Academy of Sciences Chunli Bai (China), Vice-President of the Russian Academy of Sciences N. Platé, RCS President P. Sarkisov, Seaborg Institute Director D.L. Clark (USA), RSC Director of Science and Technology R. Townsend (UK), and full members of RAS E. Kablov, A. Miroshnikov, V. Parmon, and A. Tsivadze.
The organizing committee has planned an extensive scientific program, accompanied with various exciting social events, exhibitions, round table discussions, and visits to research centers in Moscow, as well as several tours to St. Petersburg and other historical places in Russia.
See Mark Your Calendar for contact information.
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