Outline Programme

  • 3 December: the programme's main focus will be ‘Chemistry of Life’
  • 4 December: this day covers sessions from ‘Chemistry of Life’, ‘Chemistry of Materials’ to ‘Chemical Conversion’ as well as activities of interest to all chemists
  • 5 December: the programme will focus on ‘Chemistry of Materials’ and ‘Chemical Conversion’ 

Click here for the programme of 3 December
Click here for the programme of 4 December
Click here for the programme of 5 December


Young researchers will have the opportunity to present their research in parallel sessions and several focus and poster sessions, which will be interspersed with keynote lectures and plenary speakers.


Activities related to similar themes will be clustered at the location, to promote easy encounters with sub-communities. The programme on 4 December contains next to parallel and focus sessions, lectures from several renowned plenary speakers and various opportunities for networking.

New this year! CHAINS offers the possibility to speed date with industry partners and other organisations.

On Tuesday 4 December from 15.25 – 16.55 four workshops are scheduled in the programme, especially dedicated to early career researchers (PhD students and postdocs).