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. Unless otherwise stated most RSC Belgium events are 7:30pm for a prompt 7:45pm lecture/ talk start.

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2019 Programme

18 September 2019
Kitchen Chemistry Schools tour, Dr Stephen Ashworth, UEA On Wednesday 18 September the section will be staging a public evening lecture at BSB by the Kitchen Chemist aka Dr. Stephen Ashworth of the University of East Anglia. Dr Ashworth's Kitchen Chemistry demonstration lectures have delighted and informed audiences around the World. The section is delighted to have been awarded the first ever RSC Outreach Grant to a section outside the UK and Republic of Ireland to bring Stephen to Belgium, where he will be touring schools throughout the week of 16-20 September as well as giving this public performance. This event will also be the prize-giving ceremony for our 2019 Chemistry Challenge.

This event will be held in the Brel Theatre and is free of charge to all, but prior compulsory registration is required to comply with the security protocol at BSB. Please remember to bring a valid ID (ID card or passport) when you attend the event. As ever, a drinks and snacks networking reception will be held after the lecture. Please register for this exciting event via the following link:

9 October 2019
The Science of Brewing, Prof Kevin Verstrepen, KUL

7 November 2019
The Periodic Table, Prof Brigitte van Tiggelen, IUPAC

27 November 2019
Café Chimique on Transport (Details TBC)

19-21 February 2020**
Our colleagues at the Royal Flemish Chemical Society (KVCV) are organising ChemCYS 2020, the Chemistry Conference for Young Chemists, from February 19 to 21 at the Floréal conference centre in Blankenberge (Koning Albert-I-laan 59, 8370 Blankenberge, Belgium).

This is an international, biennial conference aims to create a platform for young scientists (Master students, PhD students and post docs) to present early results of their research. The event targets a broad audience as the topics cover all major fields of chemistry and life sciences. More details and registration can be found here:

Watch out for more events soon!

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.