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Application for Sponsorship
An application for IUPAC Sponsorship must be made preferably 2
years and at least 12 months before the Conference. Normally, the
Plenary and Invited lectures are published in the Union's journal
Pure and Applied Chemistry.
Completing an Application for IUPAC Sponsorship (AIS) is the first
step in the application process. After receipt of the AIS at the
Secretariat, it is reviewed by appropriate officers of the Union
and a decision is made as to granting of Sponsorship.
The granting of sponsorship by IUPAC is judged on the following
(i) scientific quality
(ii) significance of conference
(iii) suitability of conference
(iv) evidence of sufficient advanced planning
(v) suitable time spacing of conferences of a similar type
(vi) rotation of leadership for conferences in a series or of a
(vii) geographically diverse International Advisory Board
(viii) participation of industrial chemists and women as speakers
and as members of the International Advisory Board
In general, IUPAC sponsored conferences should be international
in the sense that they are intended to attract participants from
anywhere in the world. Conferences that are mainly regional in nature
may be eligible if IUPAC sponsorship would help attract a more international
Please see our Visa
Statement for important information.
An AIS can be requested at the
IUPAC Secretariat or downloaded in one of these formats:
Word (doc file 189KB)
Adobe Acrobat (pdf file 28KB)
The completed AIS can be submitted to the IUPAC Secretariat
preferably by e-mail.
> post approval info
- Information for and Responsibilities of Organizers of IUPAC-Sponsored
Meetings [pdf file-171KB]
- Information for IUPAC Representative
to IUPAC-sponsored conference
> Financial Support options
> Guidelines for IUPAC Sponsorship - reference
for members of IUPAC Bodies
(pdf file - 66KB)
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