First Gulf Chemists Symposium

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

Symposium Theme

The chemistry of petroleum industry and environment

Symposium 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

Symposium 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

Symposium Languages

English – Arabic

Symposium 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

Symposium 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