IUPAC General Assembly and World Congress

In 2015, IUPAC completed a very successful General Assembly (GA) and World Chemistry Congress in Busan Korea. For 2017, the IUPAC GA and Congress will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil. For 2019, plans are progressing to organize the event in Paris, France and to coincide with the 100th Anniversary of the Union.

2021 IUPAC CongressIUPAC is seeking Expressions of Intent to host a General Assembly and World Chemistry Congress for the years 2021 and 2023.

If your National Adhering Organizations would like to host one of these events in either 2021 or 2023, please indicate your intention by communicating directly with the IUPAC Executive Director at executivedirector@iupac.org.  Deadline for Expressions of Intent is 15 February 2017. Final decisions to accept proposals for 2021 and 2023 will be taken by the IUPAC Council at its next meeting in 2017 during the 49th General Assembly in Sao Paulo, Brazil. From that point onward, NAOs will be invited to formulate proposals for future Congresses six years in advance.