Recent conferences: Sydney Nanomedicine and Chemistry for a Sustainable World

Recent conferences: Sydney Nanomedicine and Chemistry for a Sustainable World

Recent conferences: Sydney Nanomedicine and Chemistry for a Sustainable World

Sydney 2010 International Nanomedicine Conference

June 30th – July 2nd

The International Nanomedicine Conference held on beautiful Coogee Beach attracted 200 registrants. The three day symposium brought together both overseas and locally based world leaders in this field to share their thoughts on the latest research developments in polymer/inorganic nanotechnologies and how these new technologies may be applied in medicine. symposium was specifically designed to highlight local research in nanotechnology from an engineering and synthetic perspective with the emphasis on the current clinical medical applications of these technologies.

The symposium attracted a diverse range of participants, including: materials scientists, nanotechnologists, chemists, biologists, engineers, physicists and clinical physicians. An exciting list of speakers participated in the program.

Ramon Tozer and Dan Berger from the firm attended the conference.

Davies Collison Cave sponsored the event and also provided the Lucky Door prize, which was presented at the conference dinner by Ramon. The winner of the bottle of 2002 Penfolds Grange was Associate Professor Martina Stenzel (CAMD, UNSW).

  

IUPAC & RACI National Convention

4 – 8 July in Melbourne

Chemistry for a Sustainable World was the focus of two major conferences held in Melbourne in July. The Royal Australian Chemical Institute’s National Convention, RACI 2010 and the 12th IUPAC International Congress of Pesticide Chemistry.

The Convention theme “Chemistry for a Sustainable World” recognised the evolving needs of our world-wide community and our capacity to provide for the world’s population in a sustainable manner. scientific themes investigated the new emerging challenges for chemists. conference attracted in excess of 1000 delegates. Davies Collison Cave was represented by: Paula de Bruyn, Mathew Lucas, Andrew Scott, Grant Barry and Kathryn Morris.

The firm sponsored a booth at the conference and conducted wine sampling from the booth. Each day a separate winery associated with the firm provided wine sampling from the booth. The following wineries participated: Studley Park Wines, Lethbridge Wines, Brave Goose Vineyard Delegates attending the booth participated in the lucky business card draw. The winning delegates were:

  • Studley Park Cabernet – Simren Khosa, Deakin University
  • Lethbridge Merlot – Danielle Kennedy, CSIRO
  • Brave Goose Shiraz – Ben Boyd, Monash University
  • Penfolds Grange 2002 – Matt Cooper, University of Queensland.