First Commonwealth Chemistry Congress

18 - 21 May 2020, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago


This event is by invitation only

Introduction
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Commonwealth Chemistry, the Federation of Commonwealth Chemical Sciences Societies, is delighted to announce that the inaugural Commonwealth Chemistry Congress (CCC) will take place at the Trinidad and Tobago campus of the University of West Indies from 18-21 May 2020.

The Commonwealth is a uniquely diverse group of nations with shared values and a powerful voice. It represents all corners of the globe with a population of 2.4 billion and includes both advanced economies and developing countries. It is home to 12% of the world’s researchers and accounts for around 10% of global research and development expenditure. With an estimated 60% of its population under the age of 30, the Commonwealth is set to play an ever more important role in the world’s future – a future that will present many challenges where science can identify solutions.

Bringing together chemists from across the Commonwealth under the banner of equality for all, the Commonwealth Chemistry Congress will promote the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), strengthen scientific capacity, inspire and elevate the role of the chemical sciences to society and policy makers, and celebrate achievements in chemistry. Representatives from chemical societies across the Commonwealth will join high level stakeholders from academia, industry and government at this meeting. The Congress will have a strong focus on early career chemists across the Commonwealth, with the aim of furthering their career development, enabling joint research and education activities, and providing training on policy and communicating research outputs. 
 
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Sponsorship & supporting organisations
The Commonwealth Chemistry Congress is supported by:
  • Bangladesh Chemical Society
  • CARISCIENCE
  • Chemical Institute of Canada
  • Chemical Research Society of India
  • Chemical Society of Botswana
  • Chemical Society of Nigeria
  • Chemical Society of Pakistan
  • Chemical Society of the South Pacific
  • Chemical Society of Zambia
  • Ghana Chemical Society
  • Indian Chemical Society
  • Institut Kimia Malaysia
  • Institute of Chemistry Ceylon
  • Institute of Chemists Papua New Guinea
  • Kenya Chemical Society
  • New Zealand Institute of Chemistry
  • Pancyprian Union of Chemists
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute
  • Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Singapore National Institute of Chemistry
  • South African Chemical Institute
  • Tanzania Chemical Society

 
Venue
The University of the West Indies

The University of the West Indies, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Committee
Organised by
Commonwealth Chemistry and the University of the West Indies.
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