On April 19-22，the 32nd CCS Congress was held in Zhuhai, China. The theme of the 32nd CCS Congress was "Empowering Chemistry, Empowering the Future". More than 10,000 chemical scientists and students, including more than 70 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE), attended the meeting. There were 57 academic sessions and eight symposiums held, and nearly 8,500 papers were exchanged -- all of which set new records in the history of the congress. During the congress, four Plenary lectures, 177 keynote presentations, 1477 invited presentations, 1874 oral presentations, and 3924 posters took place. In addition, 204 Best Poster Awards were presented.
At the opening ceremony, eight awards including the Chinese Chemical Society Prize for Young Scientists 2018, Chinese Chemical Society Prize for Young Scientists 2019, Chinese Chemical Society Prize for Young Scientists 2020, 7th Chinese Chemical Society - Royal Society of Chemistry Young Chemist Award, 10th CCS-BASF Youth Knowledge Innovation Prize, Chinese Chemical Society-Evonik Chemical Innovation Award 2021-Distinguished Scientist, 10th Chinese Chemical Society-BASF Young Knowledge Innovation Award, and 7th China Chemical Society-China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Chemical Contribution Award were awarded. The winners of the 2020 Sino-French Chemistry Lecture Award and the second Chinese Chemical Society Lifetime Achievement Award were also announced.
Winners of 7th China Chemical Society-China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation Chemical Contribution Award
In order to encourage the exchange of posters and create enthusaism around the accomplishments of students, CCS established the "Excellent Poster Award of the 32nd CCS Congress". Each poster was carefully judged on-site by the CCS Congress award committee, and a total of 204 poster awards were presented.
A large-scale exhibition and trade show of new technologies, products, and instruments took place during the annual meeting. Nearly 200 companies set up booths, which was more than any previous CCS Congress.
Some Winners of Excellent Poster Award of the 32nd CCS Congress
Large-scale exhibition of new technologies, new products and new instruments