PACCON 2017 Green Convergence on Chemical Frontiers
February 2-3, 2017 Centra Government Complex Hotel & Convention Centre



Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 2002
The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Topic: NMR - Basic Research and Applications in 2017
Toyota Technological Institute, Japan
Topic: A New Aspect of Crystal Phase Transition and its Relation with the Hierarchical Structure Change of Crystalline Polymers
Monash University, Australia and Beijing University of Chemical Technology, China
Topic: Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) polymerization: A Process for Making Better Polymers
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Topic: Chemical aspects in recent R&D works on polymers and composites


Analytical Chemistry (AN)

Kyushu University, Japan
Topic: Immunoassay on compact disk-type microchip based on electrogenerated chemiluminescence using carbon dots
Mahidol University, Thailand
Topic: Use of atomic absorption spectrometry for providing particle size information of silver and gold nanoparticles
Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Topic: Functional nanostructures for highly sensitive surface enhance Raman spectroscopy
University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Topic: Volatinomic Fingerprinting for the Differentiation of Plants and Plant-derived Materials Using Gas-Phase Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Electronic Nose Technology
Mahidol University, Thailand
Topic: Membraneless gas-liquid separation and its evolution in fluidic analysis from tubular to paper

Environmental Chemistry (EN)

Keimyung University, Daegu, Korea
Topic: Nanofiber membranes loaded with graphene oxide for water purification
Universitas Islam Indonesia, Indonesia
Topic: Development of Modified Clay for Designing Sustainable Slow Release Fertilizer

Sustainable Food and Agricultural Chemistry (FA)

Kasetsart University, Thailand
Topic: Green production of natural bamboo fibers for textiles and natural fiber composites
Gifu University, Japan
Topic: Material functionalization of biomass component molecules and nano-structures

Industrial Chemistry and Innovations (IC)

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand
Topic: Fractionation of Lignin from Lignocellulosic Biomass and its Catalytic Depolymerization to Phenolic Monomers

Inorganic Chemistry (IN)

Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC)
Topic: Purification and application of smectites, a natural nanomaterial with versatile application
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Topic: Design and Synthesis of Highly Active Olefin Metathesis Vanadium-Alkylidene Catalysts
Ewha Womans University, Korea
Topic: Hybrid Drug Delivery Systems in Nanomedicine
Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC),Thailand
Topic: Synthesis of Oligoesters: Approaches and the Catalyst Screening
Osaka University, Japan
Topic: A Variety of Metallosupramolecular Architectures Derived from Gold(I) Metalloligands with D-Penicillamine
Technical University Dresden, Germany
Topic: Phosphorus in Sustainable Applications - From Supramolecular Chemistry to Hydrometallurgical Recovery of Rare Earth Metals within the Urban Mining
Walailak University, Thailand
Topic: Coordination Complexes as Molecular Switches: Adventures in Molecular Magnetism
Chiang Mai University, Thailand
Topic: Structures, gas adsorption behavior & photoluminescence of new microporous [Ln(C8H3NO6)(L)0.5(H2O)].3H2O (L = C8H4O4 or C8H4O4/C8H3NO6)

Materials Science and Nanotechnology (MS)

University of Waterloo, Canada
Topic: Renewable Polymer Nanocomposites: Starch, Nanocellulose and other Nanomaterials
Hankyong National University, Korea
Topic: Coaxial electrospinning and its applications
The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Topic: Chitosan in Water-based System: A Simple Conjugating Condition for Versatile Functional Materials
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Topic: Nanocellulose: renewable smart material for electronic and energy applications
Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea
Topic: Acidic-local targeting polymeric nanocarriers: Theranostic applications
Blaise Pascal University, France
Topic: Relevance of Layered Double Hydroxide-type platelets in Polymer Nanotechnologies for greener solutions
Institut de Physique et Chimie des Matériaux de Strasbourg, France
Topic: Multifunctional hybrid organic-inorganic coordination networks by soft chemical routes
Osaka University, Japan
Topic: Fabrication of Functional Porous Polymeric Materials by Phase Separation
Hokkaido University, Japan
Topic: Taking inspirations from Nature to design "green" composites

Natural Products, Chemical Biology and Medicinal Applications (NP)

Chemistry Department, Vidyasagar University, India
Topic: Natural Triterpenoids as Renewable Functional Nano-entities: Hierarchical Self-assembly Yielding Novel Materials Useful for Drug Entrapment, Metal-Nanoparticle Hybrids and Recyclable Catalyst
University of Bath, UK
Topic: A new Horner-Wadsworth-Emmons reagent for the synthesis of vinyl-isocyanide derived natural products that exhibit potent antimicrobial activity
Osaka University, Japan
Topic: The molecular design of a mutant streptavidin with high specificity for only an artificial biotin derivative
Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok
Topic: Natural products as promising sources of anti-Alzheimer’s leads

Organic Chemistry and green Chemistry (OR)

University of Bath, UK
Topic: Chemosensors for Diagnostics and Theranostics
Universität Regensburg, Germany
Topic: Let the sun shine on copper: Visible light photoredox catalysis as key step in carbon-carbon bond forming reactions
Okayama University, Japan
Topic: Effects of alkyl side-chains and molecular weights on photovoltaic property in phenanthrodithiophene-based semiconducting polymers
Hokkaido University, Japan
Topic: Cu-catalyzed Asymmetric Direct Allylic Alkylation of Terminal Alkynes and Azoles: Mechanism and Construction of Quaternary Stereogenic Centers
Nagoya University, Japan
Topic: Unusual reactivity of highly Lewis acidic diborane(4) compounds
Tokushima University, Japan
Topic: Total synthesis of axially chiral naturally occurring allenes utilizing palladium-catalyzed allene synthesis reaction
Osaka University,Japan
Topic: Synthesis of nitrogen-doped curved aromatic molecules
Osaka University, Japan
Topic: Transformation of Tetrafluoroethylene by Ubiquitous Metal. Isolation and Reactivity of Intermediate Complexes

Sustainable Catalysis and Petrochemicals (CP)

University of Tokyo, Japan and Virginia Tech, USA
Topic: Kinetic and spectroscopic studies of catalytic mechanisms
University of Waterloo, Canada
Topic: Experimental and theoretical investigation of carbon deposition during methane catalytic cracking
Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science & Technology (DGIST), Daegu, South Korea
Topic: Efficient Electrocatalysts for Clean Hydrogen Generation

Physical Chemistry (PH)

Université de Lorraine, France
Topic: Adsorption of some biopolymers at interfaces for producing aqueous dispersions
International Institute of Information Technology, India
Topic: Substrate Adsorption on the Catalytic and Dynamic properties of Metal Nanoclusters

Polymer Chemistry (PO)

Osaka University, Japan
Topic: Molecular recognition by cyclodextrin derivatives in nonpolar media
Mahidol University, Thailand
Topic: Coating chitosan or its derivative-loaded nanoparticles or nanofibers on rubber film for fabrication of antibacterial gloves with low surface friction
Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany
Topic: Functionalization and treatment of technical textiles for reinforcement of plastics
Osaka University, Japan
Topic: An ex vivo Human 3D-Tissue Models Constructed by Cell Surface Modification for Drug Assessments

Renewable Energy (RE)

University of Waterloo, Canada
Topic: Flow battery electrodes: modeling, measuring, and manufacturing optimized fibrous materials
University of Yamanashi, Kohu, Japan
Topic: Catalytic activity of highly durable Pt and PtCo nanoparticle catalysts supported on SnO2 with fused aggregated network structure for polymer electrolyte fuel cells
National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan
Topic: Catalytic Upgrading of conventional Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) into H-FAME by Partial Hydrogenation
Seoul National University and Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology (DGIST), South Korea
Topic: Electrochemical Preparation of Catalyst Layers for Enhanced Performance in PEM Fuel Cells
National Metal and Materials Technology Center, NSTDA, Thailand
Topic: Hydrogen production from ethanol

CST Awards

Chulalongkorn University
CST Award for Distinguished Contribution to Chemical Education 2016
Topic: Small Scale Chemistry: Beautiful and Powerful
Chulalongkorn University
CST Award for Distinguished Contribution to Economic Advancement 2016
Topic: Functional nanostructures for highly sensitive surface enhance Raman spectroscopy
Chulalongkorn University
Wiley-CST Award for Contribution to Green Chemistry 2016
Topic: Synthesis and Systematic Investigation of PorphyrinicPhotosensitizersfor Optoelectronic Applications
Chulalongkorn University
CST Distinguished Chemist Award 2016 (Analytical Chemistry)
Topic: Innovative analytical methods for the applications in food safety, clinical diagnosis and environmental monitoring
Mahidol University
CST Distinguished Young Chemist Award 2016 (Inorganic Chemistry)
Topic: Cage-like Silsesquioxanes Designed as a Catalytic Support
Chulalongkorn University
Merck-CST Distinguished Dissertation Award 2016
Topic: Synthesis and applications of morphologically controlled silver micro/nanostructures
Prachinratsadornamroong School, PrachinBuri Province
DOW-CST Award for Distinguished Secondary School Teacher in Science 2016
Topic: Teaching Small Scale Chemistry Laboratory in School : Effect of Pressure and Temperature on the Chemical Equilibrium


SPECIAL SESSION : Innovative Instruments and Advanced Characterization for Industrial Solutions (INST)

Director of Centre for Materials and Surface Science, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Topic: Exploring surfaces and interfaces
Institute of Chemistry, University of Graz, Austria
Topic: Microwave chemistry without microwaves. A new reactor for High-speed organic synthesis on laboratory scale
Bruker Corporation, Malaysia
Topic: Latest NMR Solution and Technology: New Paradigm Shift
Bruker Corporation
Topic: Application of Ion-mobility in structure elucidation of naturally occurring compounds
Bruker Corporation, Singapore
Topic: Elemental and thickness analysis of polymer using WDXRF
Analytik Jena AG, Far East Representative Office, Thailand
Topic: Role of ICP-MS in Industrial Application
Osaka University, Japan
Topic: Introduction of Imaging Mass Microscopy and its application for localization of small molecules
Shimadzu Asia Pacific, Singapore
Topic: Targeted and un-targeted analyses of food contaminants by Ultrafast Mass Spectrometers

SPECIAL SESSION : Sustainable Industrial Chemistry and Green Innovation (SIC)

Global R&D Co. Ltd, Thailand
Topic: Creating Impacts from Industrial Chemistry and Green Innovations by Scale-Up and Commercialization: Key Success Factors for Thailand
Mahidol University, Thailand
Topic: Eco-Industrial Estate in Thailand
PTT Global Chemical Plc., Thailand
Topic: Green chemistry and sustainable innovation in petrochemical industry
SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd., Thailand
Topic: Design Sufficient, Operation Efficient: SCG Pilot Scale Reactor for Catalyst Testing Under the Real Process Condition
SCG Chemicals Co., Ltd., Thailand
Topic: The Commercial Development of New to the World
Bromine Index Reduction Technology for Benzene Feedstock

SPECIAL SESSION : Small Scale Chemistry Workshop: DOW Chemistry Classroom (DOW)

University of Santo Tomas, Philippines
Topic: Fabrication and Application of Low-Cost Small Scale Colorimeter for High School Chemistry Laboratory Courses
University of Santo Tomas, Espana Blvd., Manila, Philippines
Project Co-ordinator, Federation of Asian Chemical Societies.
Director of Low-cost and Microscale Chemistry Project, Federation of Asian Chemical Societies

SPECIAL SESSION : Thai-Korean Symposium : the Future of Green Energy (KT)

Pukyong National University, Korea
Topic: Polymer Electrolytes as the cathode interlayer for polymer solar cells
Kyung Hee University, Korea
Topic: Approach Way for Energy Saving Technology in OLEDs and Supercapacitors
Sungkyunkwan University
Topic: Flexible Capacitive Energy Storage Devices Based on Graphene Electrodes Under Extreme Conditions
Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC), Thailand
Topic: Molecular Design of D-π-A Type Organic Dyes for High Efficiency Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Topic: Importance of cell immobilization in high-rate anaerobic reactors under shear stress
National Metal and Materials Technology Center, National Science and Development Agency, Thailand
Topic: High Energy Density Electrodes for Lithium-ion Batteries
King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand
Topic: Green transportation fuels via Fischer-Tropsch Technology

SPECIAL SESSION : Persistent Organic Pollutants Monitoring and Management in Asia (UNU)

National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba, Japan
Topic: UNU-Shimadzu program and global monitoring plan (GMP) under the Stockholm Convention
Director, United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
Topic: Towards a Sustainable Global Future - Strategic Approach of the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS)
Topic: Science-Policy interface for implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and related international sustainability processes: The case of the Persistent Organic Pollutants Monitoring and Management in Asia Project
Ehime University, Japan
Topic: Overview of Environmental Monitoring and Governance in the Asian Coastal Hydrosphere Project

SPECIAL SESSION : "Synchrotron Radiation Applications" Program (SLRI)

SPECIAL SESSION : The 2nd Advanced Materials for Sustainable Innovation (PMM)

Naresuan University
Topic: Imaging and sensing with luminescent iridium complexes
Naresuan University
Topic: The Role of Water Structure in Drug Delivery from Hydrogels
Naresuan University
Topic: Biomaterials for tissue engineering: From miscibility study to the fabrication of skin scaffolds
Naresuan University
Topic: A study of silk sericin and lutein for potential biomedical applications
Naresuan University
Topic: Biological activity of non-pungent capsaicin analogues
Nanyang Technological University, SINGAPORE
Topic: Stimuli Responsive Molecular Materials: Fundamentals and New Applications

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Abstract submission opens :
July 13, 2016
Abstract submission deadline :
November 15, 2016 (Updated)
Notification of abstract acceptance :
December 4, 2016 (Updated)
Full paper-Proceeding submission deadline :
January 31, 2017 (Updated)
Notification of proceeding acceptance :
March 31, 2017 (Updated)
Registration and payment for presenters :
December 18, 2016 (Updated)
Early registration deadline :
July 13 - December 26, 2016
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After December 26, 2016
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February 2, 2017
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