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The 17th ACC at Melbourne (23-28 July 2017) will be an exciting, unprecedented opportunity for chemists to network with world leaders in chemistry, and to hear about the latest, increasingly boundary spanning chemical research. The congress will be held in the beautiful, cosmopolitan, and multicultural city of Melbourne in parallel with eight other international congresses that span all aspects of chemistry. These congresses, which are part of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute’s centenary year celebration, will attract 3500 of the best chemistry researchers and academics. The 17ACC will provide an excellent opportunity for Asian chemists to strengthen current networks and to establish new collaborative links within Asian, Oceania, and the rest of the world.
View the full invitation from Professor David Winkler, President-Elect Federation of Asian Chemical Societies here.
Confirmed Plenary Speakers
Key dates for your diary
A single Congress fee will allow delegates to attend any conference or session they wish. No one will be limited to a single conference stream. You should register through the conference site that you intend on spending the most time at so this helps us to know how to plan appropriately.
Delegates may register for the Congress in full as per the categories and rates outlined below.
Registration can be submitted by completing the online form. Registration must be completed by 23 April 2017 to incur the early bird rates. After this date the rates will increase as per the table below.
All fees are quoted in Australian dollars and are inclusive of 10% Goods and Service Tax (GST).
*Please indicate attendance via the registration form
Call for abstracts now open
The 17th Asian Chemical Congress [ACC] Organising Committee invites authors to submit abstracts for presentation within the technical program. Submissions are sought for oral and poster presentations and can be made via the 17ACC Presenters’ Portal which can be accessed via the website. The portal lists the areas of chemistry covered by 17ACC and the themes addressed in each area.
17ACC is part of a much larger congress program partnering 8 other established specialist international meetings covering the whole range of chemical sciences, these are:-
As a partner meeting, 17ACC delegates have the opportunity to attend all events under one registration in other words you pay one registration fee and can attend any of the partner meeting programs.
If your field is better covered by one of the partner meetings you may submit your abstracts directly to any of the specialty conferences. Further information can be found at www.racicongress.com.
Read through the instructions and abstract template provided on the website and submit your abstract today. Submissions will close on the 23 March 2017.
All enquiries regarding the call for abstracts should be directed to the Congress Secretariat.
Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities
An exciting range of partner conference opportunities has been developed to ensure a successful outcome for all sponsors and stakeholders. The Sponsorship & Exhibition Prospectus is now available on the Congress website and we are looking for partners from different industry sectors who wish to secure an exclusive ‘industry partner’ opportunity. We are also happy to tailor packages not currently available in the prospectus.
In addition to this, a major element of the Congress will be the exhibition. The daily Congress program will be structured to give participants maximum opportunity to visit the exhibition.
Take advantage of the opportunity for your organisation to be represented as a key partner or exhibitor at the RACI Centenary Congress today.
To find out more about how you could become involved in the Congress, please contact:
6 Star Green Environment Rating Venue
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the venue for the 17th Asian Chemical Congress and 19th General Assembly of FACS, is superbly located on the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River, close to the heart of the CBD and just 30 minutes from Melbourne's International Airport. The new Convention Centre has received worldwide acclaim for achieving a 6 Star Green Star environmental rating by the Green Building Council of Australia, the first in the world for a convention centre.
The modern complex is surrounded on all sides by trams, trains, buses, taxi ranks and ample car parking and is within easy walking distance from a range of accommodation options as well as the heart of Melbourne city where delegates can truly enjoy Australia’s culture, cuisine and events capital.
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