6th SCS-Syngenta Symposium 2021

The Swiss Chemical Society and Syngenta organized the 6th edition of the one-day symposium entitled “Chemistry lab of the future” on Friday November 26th, 2021. The focus was on cutting edge advances in synthesis design, reaction optimization and drug design assisted by AI as well as the robotic aspects of synthesis automation and testing.

Program highlights

  • Two plenary lectures
  • Nine invited lectures
  • “Flash communication” session during lunch time.

Format, Fees and Registration
The event was held virtually, and the attendance was free.
Registration is closed. 

Flash Communications
The flash communication session consisted of ten 3 min presentations/1 slide format to give the participant the opportunity to show their field of research. The communications were not necessarily related to the symposium topic.
Abstract submission deadline for the flash talks was Nov 14, 2021.

Award for the Best Flash Communications
Helvetica sponsored the Award for the Best Flash Communications. The presenters of the two best presentations were honored with a certificate and a cash contribution of CHF 200.-

The winners are:

Antonio Pedrina, University of Cambridge, UK
«Exploiting HTE for novel methodology development»

Umberto Raucci, Stanford University, USA
«Cutting-edge technologies in computational chemistry»

Thanks to all that made this exceptional day possible and contributed to a fantastic program.
Dr. Vlad Pascanu
Dr. Amandine Krieger
Dr. Jérôme Cassayre


Meeting Organizers

Dr. Amandine Kolleth-Krieger
Dr. Vlad Pascanu
Syngenta Crop Protection AG

Symposium Sekretariat

SCS Head Office

+41 31 306 92 92