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Conference Announcement

- IUPAC-sponsored event -

Polymers and Organic Chemistry 2002, 14-18 July 2002, San Diego, California, USA

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The aim of this meeting is to bridge the gap between organic and polymer chemistry. Speakers and participants will be drawn worldwide from both the organic and the polymer communities. Topical sessions of the conference will focus on the impact of polymers in the following subject areas:

  • combinatorial chemistry (2 sessions)
  • reagents and catalysts
  • organic synthesis
  • separations
  • nanotechnology
  • biotechnology

No other international or U.S. meeting for many years has brought together polymer chemists and the organic chemists working on combinatorial methods and polymer-supported reagents and catalysts. The two groups have much to learn from each other. New synthesis techniques developed by organic chemists can be applied by polymer chemists toward modifying the properties of the materials they prepare. In addition, new polymers prepared by polymer chemists can be used by organic chemists to improve the yield and selectivity of combinatorial syntheses.

Approximately 150-200 scientific participants from around the world are expected to attend this meeting.

For further information, contact Prof. Spiro Alexandratos, Office of Academic Affairs, City University of New York, 535 East 80th Street, New York, New York 10021, USA, E-mail: sdabh@cunyvm.cuny.edu; Tel.: +1 212 794 5470; Fax: +1 212 794 5706 or Prof. Warren T. Ford, Department of Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078, USA, E-mail: wtford@okstate.edu; Tel.: +1 405 744 5946; Fax: +1 405 744 6007.

 

> 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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