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XXII International Conference on Organic Synthesis (22-ICOS)

16 - 21 September 2018, Florence, Italy

This conference is the last event of a series of prestigious IUPAC Conferences held every two years in different parts of the world. Just to mention the last three, 21-ICOS was held in Mumbai (India) on December 2016; 20-ICOS was held in Budapest (Hungary) in 2014, and 19-ICOS was held in Melbourne (Australia) in 2012, all of them bestowed by big attendance and great success.

The ICOS Conference returns to Italy after a long span of 20 years, since the 12th edition held in Venice in 1998. The upcoming 22nd edition aims to compete positively with the previous editions bringing to Florence prestigious speakers from all over the world for six days of exciting lectures on various aspects of organic synthesis addressing the most important advances of our discipline.

The conference will include plenary lectures, invited lectures, and many oral and poster communications to allow as many as possible attendants to present their scientific results on the different field of organic synthesis. The conference will also host, as tradition, the 2018 Thieme-IUPAC Prize lecture. We hope that many young chemists will take the opportunity to participate in this event and have scientific discussions with some of the leading scientist in organic chemistry.
The Conference will cover the broad spectrum of organic synthesis highlighting modern trends in:
  • Natural products synthesis
  • Synthetic methodology
  • Catalysis
  • New synthetic technologies
  • Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Synthesis of nano- and functionalized Materials
EurJOC Lecture by Nobel Laureate Ben Feringa
Thieme-IUPAC Prize Lecture
10 Plenary lectures 
17 Invited lectures
66 Oral communications
450 Poster communications

Important Dates
Registration Open  1 October 2017
Call for Abstracts    1 October 2017
Deadline for Abstracts   28 February 2018
Notification of Abstracts   15 March 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline   31 March 2018
Palazzo dei Congressi - Firenze Fiera

Palazzo dei Congressi - Firenze Fiera, Piazza Adua 1, Florence, 50123, Italy

  • Alberto Brandi Italy
  • Maurizio Taddei Italy
  • Margaret Brimble New Zealand
  • Francesco Nicotra Italy

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