First Gulf Chemists Forum

Wednesday 25 April 2018 Date
8:00AM – 3:00PM Time
Le Méridien Hotel, Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Venue

Forum Program Schedule

Forum Book of Abstracts

Forum Theme

The chemistry of petroleum industry and environment

Forum Topics

First Topic: The oil & petrochemicals industry challenges

  • Oil & petrochemicals environmental challenges
  • Role of chemistry to reduce the corrosion impact on industry
  • Role of chemistry in clean fuel production
  • The analytical chemistry for petroleum derivatives
  • Chemical additives used in oil and petrochemicals industry

 

Second Topic: Latest studies in green chemistry

  • Innovative technological and industrial applications in green chemistry
  • Latest studies in green and sustainable chemistry
  • The studies in renewable energy, solar cells and oil-energy alternatives
  • Role of chemistry to solve the regional sustainability issues
  • Uses of eco-friendly materials

Targeted Participants

All chemists and scientists interested

Targeted Speakers

Chemists and scientists in the Gulf Chemists Union countries

Forum Objectives

  • Educate the GCC community about the roles of chemistry in the focused topics to grow the GCC scientific & researching capabilities
  • Engage scientists and researchers in all chemistry disciplines to develop the petroleum production and researching technologies
  • Develop chemistry professionals on the latest technological trends in chemistry and petroleum industry
  • Create a network and GCC experts hub to coordinate and align all countries efforts in the focused topics that will succeed the Gulf Chemists Union goals

Forum Languages

English – Arabic

Forum fees

Free for members of:
– Saudi Chemical Society
– Kuwait Chemical Society
– Bahraini Chemists Society
– Emirates Chemical Society
– SAICSC-ACS Society
– American Chemical Society

50 SAR for non-members

Forum Program

No. Program Time Duration
1 Registration & Networking 08:00 AM – 9:00 AM 60 Minutes
2 Opening speech by: Secretary-General of Gulf Chemists Union 09:00 AM – 09:05 AM 5 Minutes
3 Introduction about Saudi Chemical Society by SCS President 09:05 AM – 09:10 AM 5 Minutes
4 Introduction about Kuwaiti Chemical Society by KCS President 09:10 AM – 09:15 AM 5 Minutes
5 Introduction about Emirates Chemical Society by ECS President 09:15 AM – 09:20 AM 5 Minutes
6 Introduction about Bahrain Society of Chemists by BSC President 09:20 AM – 09:25 AM 5 Minutes
7 Scientific program opening by Assistant Secretary-General of GCU 09:25 AM – 09:30 AM 5 Minutes
8 Topic 1: Plenary Lecture 09:30 AM – 10:10 AM 40 Minutes
9 Topic 1: Session-1 10:10 AM – 10:35 AM 25 Minutes
10 Topic 1: Session-2 10:35 AM – 11:00 AM 25 Minutes
11 Topic 1: Session-3 11:00 AM – 11:25 AM 25 Minutes
12 Ceremony of celebrating the opining of SCS chapter in Dammam 11:25 AM – 11:30 AM 5 Minutes
13 Break for Prayer and Lunch 11:30 AM – 01:00 PM 90 Minutes
14 Topic 2: Plenary Lecture 01:00 PM – 01:40 PM 40 Minutes
15 Topic 2: Session-1 01:40 PM – 02:05 PM 25 Minutes
16 Topic 2: Session-2 02:05 PM – 02:30 PM 25 Minutes
17 Topic 2: Session-3 02:30 PM – 02:55 PM 25 Minutes
18 Closing and Recognition Remarks 02:55 PM – 03:00 PM 5 Minutes