RSC Belgium Forthcoming Events

This page acts as a handy aide-memoire for forthcoming RSC Belgium events and activities. We also post information on interesting events notified to us by colleagues in the Belgian chemical community. Why not bookmark this page to ensure you know what is happening and when?

24 January 2017 - Our 2017 Café Chimique event will address “The Future for Collaborative Research and Innovation in Europe”. This lively debate will take place on Tuesday 24th January 2017 in the relaxed atmosphere of the Auderghem Cultural Centre. Doors open at 19h30 and the debate will commence at 20h00. More details here.

10 February 2017 - Section Annual General Meeting (AGM) at Les Amis Dinent Restaurant, Chaussee de Malines/ Mechelsesteenweg 113, 1970 Wezembeek-Oppem. The AGM (members only) will begin at 19h30 with dinner from 20h00. Spouses/partners/friends are all very welcome. Complimentary aperitifs will be served, followed by a waiter service dinner (including wine, choice of menu, water and coffee) for a cost of €30 per head. The committee would be grateful if members who cannot attend the AGM in person could send an email to the Section Secretary (at indicating that you are willing for the Section Chairperson as act as your proxy at the meeting. This helps to ensure a quorate vote for any decisions that need to be made.

14 February 2017 - The European Union's Copernicus Earth Observation Programme will be described by Peter Breger of the European Commission at BSB.

Mid March 2017 - Explosive Chemistry - We are hoping to organise a demonstration lecture with Matt Andrews of NATO involving some of the more ‘vigorous’ aspects of chemical reactions. Venue: BSB (tbc).

27 April 2017 - Polymers in Batteries: Opportunities and challenges Jean Francois Gohy of UCLouvain will talk to us about advances in battery technology enabled by polymer science. Venue: BSB.

Early May 2017 - A weekend visit to the Mariemont Museum and Gardens. We are planning a weekend visit to the fascinating museum and beautiful gardens at Mariemont. Details to follow.

More information on RSC Belgium
You can also find out about RSC Belgium activities via our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter! To get in contact with the section for more details of forthcoming events, or if you have an idea for a future event, please contact the section via the RSC Belgium email address.

** Indicates an event not organised by RSC Belgium.