39th IUPAC Congress and 86th Conference of The Canadian Society
for Chemistry: Chemistry at the Interfaces, 10-15 August 2003, Ottawa,
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Considerable attention is being focused on greater interdisciplinary
opportunities at the interface of chemistry with other disciplines.
Because of this integration, the boundaries between the traditional
subdisciplines (organic, physical, inorganic, and analytical) are becoming
less pronounced. The congress will highlight the interfaces not only
between these branches of chemistry, but also disciplinary interfaces
with biology, physics, computers, and medicine. New fields have arisen,
such as materials science, surface science, nanoscience, and cheminformatics,
whose scope spans several areas. Other important interfaces are societal
in nature and involve such interactions as universityindustrygovernment,
chemistry and health, the economy, and the environment. This broad and
inclusive theme should stimulate the organization of symposia illustrating
the pure and applied aspects of the discipline.
For additional information, contact Secretariat, 39th IUPAC Congress
and 86th Conference of The Canadian Society for Chemistry, National
Research Council Canada (NRC), Conference Services Office, Building
M-19, Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0R6, E-mail:[email protected];
Tel.: +1 613 993 0414; Fax: +1 613 993 7250; Web site:http://www.nrc.ca/confserv/iupac2003/
> Announcement published in Chem.
Int. 23(6), 2001
* Sponsorship by IUPAC attests to the quality of the scientific program
and indicates the host country's assurance that scientists from all
countries may participate.
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