Conferences of Contemporary Chemistry.
Edition 5 - 2011
Romania celebrated on June 24 the International Year of Chemistry by Contemporary Chemistry Conferences
The year 2011 was declared by the United Nations 'The International Year of Chemistry', to celebrate the achievements in chemistry and its contributions to the welfare of the humanity.
One of the actions that took place in Romania under this aegis was the fifth edition of the symposium 'Contemporary Chemistry Conference' organized by the Chemistry Library and Syscom 18, in association with the Romanian Academy and Society of Chemistry in Romania.
This symposium has a tradition of 12 years and this year took place on the 24th of June.
This year the cycle of conferences continued with lecture, 'How functional groups interact Studies on Cyclophanes' sustained by Professor Henning Hopf from the Technical University of Braunschweig in Germany.
This conference was enrolled in the series 'Lectures Nenitescu-Criegge' organized within an agreement between the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker and the Romanian Academy.
Symposium was led by the President of the Editorial College of the Chemistry Magazine, Dr. Peter Philip, director of the Center for Organic Chemistry 'Costin D. Nenitescu' at the Romanian Academy.
Besides the mentioned lecture, Professor Ionel Haiduc, President of the Romanian Academy, made a brief presentation about the cycle of conferences Nenitescu-Criegge and
Professor Sorin Ioan Rosca, University 'Politehnica' of Bucharest, President of the Chemical Society of Romania,
stressed brief history of scientific collaboration between teachers Costin D. Nenitescu and Rudolf Criegge, collaboration related to one of the hottest topics of the time - cyclobutadiene chemistry.
Syscom 18 SRL, main shareholder at the Chemistry Library, with the main activity related to industrial automation and measurement systems with multiple applications in chemistry, is the sole sponsor of this action year after year.
This sponsorship made possible inviting personalities and also made carrying the last five editions of the conference in excellent conditions provided by 'Le Diplomate' room of the Athenee Palace Hilton Hotel.