Important dates:

  • Abstract submission16 January 2017
  • Early bird registration3 March 2017

This major international conference will bring together keynote and invited speakers and international researchers from academia, authorities and industry, to communicate and share the latest developments across a range of broad topics highlighting the role of chemistry in contributing to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.


Invited presentations are supplemented by contributed oral presentations and a large poster session on the following topics:


Mineral resources and recycling

Resources for organic molecules

Synthesis and catalysis

Energy conversion

Green and sustainable pharmacy

Legislation and sustainable chemistry

  The UN Sustainable Development Goals and sustainable chemistry

Developing countries and sustainable chemistry

Industry and sustainable chemistry



  • Björn Hansen DG Environment, European Commission, BelgiumFind out more
  • Dr. Jochen Flasbarth State Secretary, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, GermanyFind out more
  • Dr. Sam Adu-Kumi Environment Protection Agency, GhanaFind out more
  • Prof, Carol S.K. Lin City University of Hong Kong, Hong KongFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, GermanyFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. James Clark University of York, UKFind out more
  • Prof. Dr. Thisbe Lindhorst President of the GDCh, University of Kiel, GermanyFind out more
  • Prof. Magda Titirici Queen Mary University of London, UKFind out more
  • Prof. Martin Kayser BASF, GermanyFind out more
  • Prof. Ricardo Barra University of Concepcion, ChileFind out more
  • Sir Martyn Poliakoff University of Nottingham, UKFind out more
  • Ullhas Nimkar NimkarTek Technical Services, IndiaFind out more