"PACCON2008 will be held to commemorate the 50th birthday celebration of
Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn”

Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference (PACCON 2008)
January 30 - February 1, 2008

Joint Symposium with FACS EXCO (Federation of Asian Chemical Congress Executive Committee)
PACCON Opening Ceremony Photo !!Click here!! (or can be accessed at)

Organized by:

         Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University and Chemical Society of Thailand

Keynote Lecture:

         Professor Dr. Her Royal Highness Princess Chulabhorn will graciously deliver a special keynote lecture on the title of "Searches For Bioactive Natural Products"

Plenary Lectures:

  • Prof. Minoru Isobe, Nagoya University, Japan
  • Prof. Jung-Il Jin, Korea University, Korea
  • Prof. Peter Wolschann, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Prof. Dr. Apichart Suksamrarn, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand
  • Prof. Dr. David W.M. Marr, Colorado School of Mines, USA

Invited Lectures:

  • Prof. Masahiro Yamashita, Tohoku University, Japan
  • Prof. Dr. Eiichi Tamiya, Osaka University, Japan
  • Prof. Dr. Ji-Kai Liu, Kunming Institute of Botany, China
  • Prof. Dr. Lixiong Zhang, Nanjing University of Technology, China
  • Prof. Dr. Long Lu, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China
  • Prof. Joon-Seop Kim, Chosun University, Korea
  • Prof. Junghun Suh, Seoul National University, Korea
  • Prof. Dr. Jae Hyoun Kim, Dongduk Women's University, Korea
  • Prof. Doo Soo Chung, Seoul National University, Korea
  • Prof. Kyung Byung Yoon, Sogang University, Korea
  • Prof. Tahsin J. Chow, Institute of Chemistry, Taiwan
  • Prof. Dr. Yaw-Kuen Li, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
  • Prof. Fun Hoong Kun, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Datuk Dr. Ting-Kueh Soon, Institute Kimia Malaysia, Malaysia
  • Prof. Ho Si Thoang, Institute of Chemical Technology, Vietnam
  • Dr. Adrian Mulholland, University of Bristol, UK
  • Dr. Helen E. Keenan, University of Strathclyde, UK
  • Dr. Huanting Wang, Monash University, Australia
  • Dr. San H. Thang, CSIRO Molecular and Health Technologies, Australia
  • Prof. Dr. Babajide Alo, University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • Prof. Kenneth M. Doxsee, University of Oregon, USA
  • Prof. Dr. James P. Hurley, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Junko Munakata Marr, Colorado School of Mines, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Joy leaner, CSIR Natural Resources and the Environment, South Africa
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tirayut Vilaivan, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thawatchai Tuntulani, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • Assoc.Prof. Dr. Metta Chareonpanich, Kasetsart University, Thailand
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Vinich Promarak, Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand
  • Assist. Prof. Dr. Atitaya Siripinyanond, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Penpun Wattanakrai, MD, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Distinguished Prof. Banja Junhasavasdikul, Innovation Group of Companies, Thailand

Scientific Program:    

         The scientific sessions will consider in all pure and applied chemistry and their relevance for present and future applications. The conference will include plenary, oral and poster contributions presented into the following sessions:

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biological / Biophysical Chemistry and Chemical Biology
  • Bioinformatics and Cheminformatics
  • Chemical Education
  • Cosmetics
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Food Safety
  • Industrial Chemistry and Innovation
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Material Science and Nanotechnology
  • Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry
  • Petroleum Chemistry and Catalysis
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Polymer Chemistry

Conference Venue:

         Sofitel Centara Grand Bangkok (formerly Sofitel Central Plaza Bangkok), Bangkok, Thailand


        The official language of the conference is English

Important Dates:

          Extended Abstract submission deadline: 15 November 2007
          Notification of acceptance : 30 November 2007
          Early Registration : Before 7 December 2007

          Late registration : After 7 December 2007
          Full paper submission : 31 December 2007
          On-site Registration : January 29-February 1, 2008

Contact Information:

          Pure and Applied Chemistry International Conference (PACCON 2008)
          Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University
          Chatuchak, Bangkok, 10900
          Tel: +66-2-5625444 ext. 2170, 2106, 2116, 2140
          Fax: +66-2-5625444 ext. 2140, 2176
          E-mail: paccon2008@gmail.com