Pacifichem 2025 - Call for Symposia Now Open

The 2025 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, known as Pacifichem 2025, is issuing a call for symposia. The Congress will be held December 15–20, 2025, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Proposals should be submitted through the Pacifichem 2025 online symposium system, which can be found on the Congress Website

Pacifichem is sponsored by the Canadian Society for Chemistry, the American Chemical Society, the Chemical Society of Japan, the Chinese Chemical Society, the Korean Chemical Society, the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry, and the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.  Pacifichem 2025 will be the ninth in the series of successful co-sponsored scientific conferences of Pacific Basin Chemical Societies.  Founded in 1984, these conferences have been held in Honolulu, Hawaii about every five years.

The Canadian Society for Chemistry will serve as the host society of the 2025 Congress. Prof. Laurel Schafer, a professor in the chemistry department at the University of British Columbia, is the Congress chair. Prof. Tom Baker, a professor of chemistry and biomolecular sciences at the University of Ottawa is the scientific program committee chair.

The Congress theme is “Building Communities to Address Global Challenges.”  The technical program will be organized into the following subject areas:

  • Analytical
  • Inorganic
  •  Organic
  •  Physical
  •  Computational & Theoretical
  •  Macromolecular
  •  Biological
  •  Materials
  •  Educate, Communicate and Translate
  •  Chemistry for Life Science and Health Care
  •  Chemistry and Engineering for Sustainability


Symposium proposal round two submissions will be open February 7 through April 10, 2024. The scientific program will fill up quickly, so proposals should be submitted as early as possible to ensure a place in the program.  Please review round one accepted symposia to minimize overlap with topics already well covered by other symposia.

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Pacifichem 2025 Symposia Submission Details