19 September 2015

The 22nd Annual SCI-CSCST Conference: Renewable Energy and Novel Materials for a Sustainable Future

Organised by:

SCI's Chinese UK Group in partnership with the Chinese Society of Chemical Science and Technology (CSCST)

Aston University

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We are pleased to invite you to the 22nd Joint Annual Conference of CSCST-SCI which will be held at Aston University in Birmingham on Saturday 19 September 2015.

This year's annual conference will feature the theme 'Renewable Energy and Novel Materials for a Sustainable Future.' Energy and environmental issues, including climate change, are among the most difficult challenges facing the world. It is important that the scientists, engineers and policy-makers to come together to share their knowledge and solutions for the challenges.

The conference will highlight the current development in renewable energy and novel materials in the UK. Meanwhile, research work on any other topics relevant to chemical science and technology are also highly welcome.

With all our events, you can expect to network with researchers and scholars from all over the UK and be presented with the most-up-to-date works in the multidisciplinary areas of chemical science and engineering.

Cash awards for oral and poster presentation winners are sponsored by SCI.


Event Day

Event Section
Registration and Poster Set Up
Welcome and Introduction Dr Jiawei Wang, Aston University
SCI Speech TBC
RSC Speech Dr Kathleen Too, RSC
Beijing Institute of Technology Dr Ke Chen
Beijing Institute of Technology Prof Changwen Hu
Plenary Talk: Designing Heterogeneous Catalysts for Biorefining Prof Karen Wilson, Aston University
Plenary Talk: Efficient H2 and O2 Production from Water by Visible-Driven Photocatalysis Dr Junwang, University College London
Keynote Presentations Prof Changwen Hu, Beijing Institute of Technology and Dr Shengfu Yang, University of Leicester
Oral Presentations
Lunch, photograph and poster presentations
Oral Presentations
Coffee Break
Keynote Presentations Dr Bo Xiao, Queen's University Belfast and Dr Xiaolei Fan, University of Manchester
Oral Presentations
Award Announcement and Closing Session

Venue and Contact

Aston University

Aston University
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

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Tel: 0207 598 1594

Email: conference2015@cscst.org

This is a free event, but booking is required.

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Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.