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Previous Solvay Conferences on Chemistry

1922
1st - Cinq Questions d'Actualité
Chair: William Pope (Cambridge) - Proceedings
1925
2nd - Structure et Activité Chimique
Chair: William Pope (Cambridge) - Proceedings
1928
3rd - Questions d'Actualité
Chair: William Pope (Cambridge) - Proceedings
1931
4th - Constitution et Configuration
des Molécules Organiques
Chair: William Pope (Cambridge) - Proceedings
1934
5th - L'Oxygène, ses réactions chimiques
et biologiques
Chair: William Pope (Cambridge) - Proceedings
1937
6th - Les Vitamines et les Hormones
Chair: Fred Swarts (Gand) - Proceedings
1947
7th - Les Isotopes
Chair: Paul Karrer (Zurich) - Proceedings
1950
8th - Le Mécanisme de l'Oxydation
Chair: Paul Karrer (Zurich) - Proceedings
1953
9th - Les Protéines
Chair: Paul Karrer (Zurich) - Proceedings
1956
10th - Quelques Problèmes de Chimie Minérale
Chair: Paul Karrer (Zurich) - Proceedings
1959
11th - Les Nucléoprotéines
Chair: A.R. Ubbelohde (London) - Proceedings
1962
12th - Transfert d'Energie dans les Gaz
Chair A.R. Ubbelohde (London) - Proceedings
1965
13th - Reactivity of the Photoexited
Organic Molecule
Chair A.R. Ubbelohde (London)
1969
14th - Phase Transitions
Chair A.R. Ubbelohde (London)
1972
15th - Electrostatic Interactions and
Structure of Water
Chair A.R. Ubbelohde (London)
1976
16th - Molecular Movements and Chemical
Reactivity as conditioned by Membranes,
Enzymes and other Molecules
Chair A.R. Ubbelohde (London)
1980
17th - Aspects of Chemical Evolution
Chair A.R. Ubbelohde (London)
1983
18th - Design and Synthesis of Organic Molecules
Based on Molecular Recognition
Chairs: Ephraim Katchalski (Rehovot,
Israel) and Vladimir Prelog (Zurich)
1987
19th - Surface Science
Chair: Frederik W. de Wette (Austin)
1995
20th - Chemical Reactions and their Control on the
Femtosecond Time Scale
Chair: Pierre Gaspard (Brussels)
2007
21st - From Noncovalent Assemblies to Molecular
Machines
Chair: Jean-Pierre Sauvage (Strasbourg)
2010
22nd - Quantum Effects in Chemistry and Biology
Chair: Graham Fleming (Berkeley) Proceedings
2013
23rd - New Chemistry and New Opportunities
from the Expanding Protein Universe
Chair: Kurt Wüthrich (ETH-Zurich) Proceedings
2016
24th - Catalysis in Chemistry and Biology
Chair: Kurt Wüthrich (ETH-Zurich)
Co-Chair: Robert Grubbs (Caltech, USA)
2019
25th - Computational Modeling:
from Chemistry to Materials to Biology
Chair: Kurt Wüthrich (ETH-Zurich)
Co-Chair: Bert Weckhuysen
(Utrecht U., The Netherlands)