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2019
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2010

  • 2019
    • Signed the KCS-Dongwoo Fine-Chem Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-TCI Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-Dow Chemical Korea Limited Partnership Agreement(Dow Chemical Award and support the Chemistry Olympiad)
    • Renewed the International Cooperation Agreement with RSC
    • Held various academic events for the International Year of Periodic Table (IYPT 2019) & IUPAC Centenary Anniversary
      - Posting Vediographic about each element on Naver TV Channel (https://tv.naver.com/periodictable)
      - Empowering Women in Chemistry: A Global Breakfast Event (February 19, 2019, 80 Women Chemists from Seoul National Univ. KIST and KRICT participated at this event)
      - Winer - Periodic Table of Younger Chemists (Dr. Nam Joong Jeon, KRICT, Protactinium)
      - Closing Ceremony of IYPT 2019 (December 5, 2019, Tokyo, Japan)
  • 2018
    • Signed the KCS-Dongwoo Fine-Chem Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-TCI Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-Dow Chemical Korea Limited Partnership Agreement(Dow Chemical Award and support the Chemistry Olympiad)
  • 2017
    • Signed the KCS-Dongwoo Fine-Chem Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-TCI Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-Dow Chemical Korea Limited Partnership Agreement (Dow Chemical Award and support the Chemistry Olympiad)
    • Signed the KCS-KRICT Partnership Agreement
    • Renewed the International Cooperation Agreement with GDCh
    • Signed the KCS-ACS Partnership Agreement
  • 2016
    • Signed the KCS-Dongwoo Fine-Chem Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-SejinCI Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-Dow Chemical Korea Limited Partnership Agreement (Dow Chemical Award and support the Chemistry Olympiad)
    • Signed the Pacifichem 2020 Co-sponsoring Agreement
    • Held International Symposium in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of KCS (Theme - Chemistry: Perspectives for the Future)
      Invited Lecturers : George M. Whitesides (Harvard University), Tetsuro Majima (Osaka University) Hongkun Park (Harvard University), Eduard Arzt (Leibniz Institute for New Materials), Amir H. Hoveyda (Boston College), Omar M. Yaghi (University of California-Berkeley)
    • Signed the KCS-CCS (Chinese Chemical Society) International Cooperation Agreement
  • 2015
    • Signed the KCS-Dongwoo Fine-Chem Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-SejinCI Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-Dow Chemical Korea Limited Partnership (Dow Chemical Award and support the Chemistry Olympiad) Agreement
    • Held IUPAC-2015 General Assembly and 45th World Chemistry Congress in Busan
    • Co-sponsored Pacifichem 2015
  • 2014
    • Held Chemistry Aptitude Test (CAT)
    • Signed the KCS-Dongwoo Fine-Chem Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-SejinCI Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-Dongil Shimadzu Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-Dow Chemical Korea Limited Partnership (Dow Chemical Award and support the Chemistry Olympiad) Agreement
    • Renewed the International Cooperation Agreement with RSC
    • Signed the Journal Publishing Agreement (Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society) with Wiley-VCH
  • 2013
    • Signed the KCS-Dongwoo Fine-Chem Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-SejinCI Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the Bilateral Cooperation Agreement with the Ministry of Environment of Korea
    • Won first place at the 45th IChO (IChO 2013) held in Moscow, Russia
    • Signed the KCS-Dow Chemical Korea Limited Partnership (Dow Chemical Award and support the Chemistry Olympiad) Agreement
    • Held 2013 Carbon Culture Award
  • 2012
    • Signed the KCS-Dongwoo Fine-Chem Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the Bilateral Cooperation Agreement with Korea Petroleum Association
    • Signed the Bilateral Cooperation Agreement with GDCh (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker)
    • Won first place at the 44th IChO (IChO 2012) held in Washington, U.S.A
    • Held 2012 Carbon Culture Award
  • 2011
    • Signed the KCS-Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics Partnership Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-Journal Publishing Agreement : Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry : WILEY-VCH
    • Signed the Pacifichem 2015 Co-sponsoring Agreement
    • Held various events for the International Year of Chemistry 2011 with the slogan of ChemConnect, ChemConsort and ChemCongress
    • Won first place at the 43rd IChO (IChO 2011) held in Ankara, Turkey
    • Renewal of websites
  • 2010
    • Established Ree-Natta Lectureship with the Italian Chemical Society
    • Co-sponsored Pacifichem 2010
    • Renewed Wiley-KCS Young Chemist Award
    • Held the 3rd and 4th KCS School

2009
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2000

  • 2009
    • Signed the KCS-RSC International Cooperation Agreement
    • Signed the KCS-EDITAGE Cooperation for technical proofreading in English
    • Selected for the 48th IUPAC GA and 45th Congress for the year of 2015 at the 45th IUPAC GA
    • Signed a memo of understanding with JAIMA (Japan Analytical Instruments Manufacturers’ Association )
    • Held the 1st and 2nd KCS School
  • 2008
    • Established authentification affairs of the majors in chemistry
    • Held the fourth meeting of the Asian Chemical Editorial Society
    • Launched the organizing committee of the IUPAC GA and the 45th Congress for the year of 2015
    • Published the A-Z of Chemists 2008
  • 2007
    • Held its 100th national meeting on October 18
    • Published the Glossary of Chemical Terms (5th edition) in Korean
    • Established a CEO award in the chemical industry
  • 2006
    • Celebrated its 60th anniversary and held its 97th national meeting
    • Held the 38th IChO (IChO 2006) at Youngnam University
    • Held the 19th International Conference on Chemical Education (19th ICCE)
    • Signed the Pacifichem 2010 Co-sponsoring Agreement
    • Moved to its present office in the Korean Chemical Hall
  • 2005
    • Won first place at the 37th IChO (IChO 2005) held in Taipei, Chinese Taipei
    • Held the 11th Asian Chemical Congress
    • Signed the Journal Publishing Agreement - Chemistry an Asian Journal
    • Co-sponsored Pacifichem 2005
    • Established an award for an excellent doctoral paper
  • 2004
    • Developed an on-line submission system for the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society
  • 2003
    • Revised the KCS emblem and produced the KCS ensign
    • Held a direct election for the 39th president (inauguration in 2005)
    • Abolished Junior-high Chemistry Subcommittee and founded Subcommittee of Elementary & Junior-high school teachers
    • Founded National Science Teacher Association
    • Established Sigma-Aldrich award for outstanding chemists
    • Established Wiley-KCS Young Chemist Award
  • 2002
    • Published the Summary of chemical compound nomenclature, Oxygen and Memoirs of Former President, Dong-hyuk Ahn
    • Held a direct election for the 38th president (inauguration in 2004)
  • 2001
    • Merged the Korean Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (KJMC) into the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society (BKCS)
    • Received the first-place award at the 33rd IChO (IChO 2001) held in Mumbai, India
    • Became one of co-sponsoring societies of Pacifichem 2005
    • Published Didac Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅳ and Ⅴ (korean version)
  • 2000
    • Published Didac (korean version) and "Let's play with chemistry" (video tape)

1999
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1948

  • 1999
    • Won first place at the 31st IChO held in Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1997
    • Hosted the 12th International Symposium on Macrocyclic Chemistry
    • Hosted AFMC International Medicinal Chemistry
    • Published the A-Z of Chemists 1997
  • 1996
    • Hosted the IUPAC CHEMRAWN IX and the 13th IUPAC Conference on Physical Organic Chemistry
    • Celebrated its 50th Anniversary
    • Constructed websites, KCSNet (http://www.kcsnet.or.kr)
  • 1995
    • Hosted the 4th International Conference on Heteroatom Chemistry
    • Moved to Sangnam office, supported by LG Chemical Co.
  • 1994
    • Established Taikyu Ree Award
  • 1992
    • Joined the AFMC (Asian Federation for Medical Chemistry)
  • 1991
    • Began publication of the Korean Journal of Medicinal Chemistry
    • Started attending IChO (International Chemistry Olympiad)
  • 1990
    • Published the A-Z of Chemical products and manufacturers
  • 1989
    • Published the A-Z of Chemists 198 and General Chemistry Laboratory Video
  • 1988
    • Published the General Chemistry Laboratory (3rd edition)
  • 1987
    • Sponsored the Asian Chemical Congress (ASCHEM'87 Seoul)
  • 1986
    • Published the Glossary of Chemical Terms (3rd edition)
  • 1985
    • Joined the IUPAC affiliate membership program
  • 1984
    • Received the 10th Chung-ang Cultural Award (Academic field)
    • Published the General Chemistry Laboratory (2nd enhanced edition)
  • 1982
    • Published the Inorganic compound nomenclature
  • 1981
    • Published the Organic compound nomenclature
  • 1980
    • Began publication of the Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society
  • 1979
    • Joined the FACS (Federation of Asian Chemical Societies)
  • 1978
    • Published the Glossary of Chemical Terms (2nd edition)
  • 1976
    • Published the General Chemistry Laboratory
  • 1974
    • Began publication of the Chemical Education
  • 1971
    • Celebrated its 25th Anniversary
  • 1970
    • Founded the North Jeolla province branch
  • 1966
    • Founded the "Chemical Abstracting Board"
    • Decided the ensign of the KCS Standardized the notation of foreign chemists
  • 1963
    • Joined the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
  • 1962
    • Founded the South Chungcheong province and South Jeolla province branches
    • Founded the "Chemical Education Committee"
  • 1961
    • Began publication of a new magazine, Progress in Chemistry and Chemical Industry (CHEMWORLD since 1991)
  • 1958
    • Founded the North Gyeongsang province branch
  • 1949
    • Published the first issue of the Journal of the Korean Chemical Society
  • 1948
    • Held the first general meeting

1946

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53 chemical scientists
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