The School

Sustainable Development through Green Chemistry

General information

We want now to update the next Summer School with the good outcomes of the Symposium “Chemistry addressing UN-17 sustainable development goals” (Paris, IUPAC General Assembly and Congress, 8 July 2019 by inviting outstanding teachers, top level students and notable industries.

The Summer School on Green Chemistry will be held online from 6th to 10th July 2020.
The official language of the Conference is English.

The School is open to postgraduate students and postdoctoral researchers from all over the world.
It will consist of 5 lecture days. The official schedule will be established taking into consideration the different time zones of the participants' countries of origin.

Scientific information

Lectures will be at the level of state-of-the-art research contributions in the Green Chemistry field, but they will also cover background material. Also according to the students' abstracts received, the Summer School main topics are:

  • Exploitation of renewable resources
  • New reaction pathways
  • Energy saving
  • Food safety
  • Green Chemistry for cultural heritage
  • Climate Change damages mitigation

Poster session

All attending students are expected to present posters dealing with their research work. Students are requested to send their poster title, a brief abstract (max 1 page) and three keywords to the Organizing Committee writing to

The deadline for the submission of both abstract and poster is 19th June 2020.

More details on the poster session and the awarding ceremony will be released as soon as possible before the start of the Summer School. 

Poster format

  • Size: 120 cm height x 85 cm width
  • A0 format could be also accepted

Publishing opportunities

The School will provide the further opportunity of publishing the students' poster abstracts and the teachers' lecture ones on the Summer School final Proceedings.

Agreements are now undergoing to have the most outstanding and original contributions of both teachers and students.