The 9th International Conference of the Kenya Chemical Society

9 - 12 May 2017, Nairobi, Kenya


The Role of Chemistry in Inventing a Sustainable Future

The 9th KCS international  conference will be held at the United States International University in Nairobi, Kenya.  The Conference is supported by the Royal Society of Chemistry's Pan Africa Chemistry Network.

The conference will bring together Chemical Scientists and stakeholders from academia, government, research institutes and the industry to discuss ‘The Role of Chemistry in Inventing a Sustainable Future’. The conference will comprise of plenary lectures, oral presentations, poster presentations, exhibitions, and field excursion.

Conference Objectives
The conference will provide a unique opportunity to promote a better understanding of the role of chemical sciences and its relationship in shaping

sustainable developments goals (SDGs). The main objectives of the conference are:
  • To provide a forum for stakeholders to share research ideas, methodologies and research outcomes.
  • To find out how chemical sciences can reinvent and promote sustainable development agenda.
  • To collect and publish proceedings of papers and abstracts for dissemination of research information.

Topics to be addressed at the conference include, but are not limited to the following:

a) Application of Green Chemistry in R&D and Manufacturing
b) Chemometrics and Quality Assurance: Chemical Product Inspection, Verification and Testing Processes
c) Chemical Safety, Security and Responsible Care (CSS & RS)
d) Material and Applied Chemistry (Nanoscience & Nanotechnology)
e) Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery R&D
f) Chemical Education and Outreach
g) Environmental Chemistry: Water and Atmospheric Chemistry
h) Petrochemicals and Mineral Exploration: Geochemistry & Industrial Chemistry
i) Inorganic, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Sponsorship & supporting organisations
Royal Society of Chemistry's Pan Africa Chemistry Network
United States International University

United States International University, Kasarani area, off Thika Road, Nairobi, Kenya, Kenya

Organised by
Kenya Chemical Society
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