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 CHEMRAWN XXII E-Waste in Africa Conference & 44th Annual International Conference of The Chemical Society of Nigeria

YARD 158, OREGUN, LAGOS-NIGERIA   | 7-11 NOVEMBER 2021

HYBRID EVENT: VIRTUAL/LIMITED-IN-PERSON

CHEMRAWN a Committee of IUPAC in conjunction with  The Chemical Society of Nigeria are pleased to announce CHEMRAWN XXII E-Waste In Africa Conference in conjunction with and the 44th Annual International Conference of the Chemical Society of Nigeria (AIC), scheduled to hold from 7 -11 November 2021 at Yard 158, Oregun, Lagos, Nigeria.

Theme:   Global Electrical & Electronic Waste: Health Hazards For Africa.

Sub themes: Health Implications, Management, Recycling, Disposal, And Economics

The IUPAC CHEMRAWN committee in pursuit of her global objective of applying chemical research to world needs has chosen to address the issue of E-Waste dumping in Africa at a conference in Lagos, Nigeria. The conference shall provide a platform to share research and contributions that are aimed at proffering solutions for better E-waste handling and to eliminate illegal dumping of such waste, particularly in Africa. The conference will consist of lectures, short courses, poster and technical sessions, situation reports from other parts of Africa, an exhibition, and discussions of future actions, in addition to a field trip to dump sites.

We hereby invite submissions of technical paper proposals in the following categories for the technical sessions:

TRACK 1. E-Waste
– E-Waste to wealth opportunities
– Economics of secularity enhancement in E-waste management
– Health implications of E-Waste
– Management of E-Waste: Recycling
– Policy aspects of E-waste

TRACK 2. Biochemistry, Polymers & Plastics
– Analytical and environmental chemistry
– Biotechnology
– Industrial chemistry
– Medicinal and natural products chemistry
– Organic Chemistry
– Pharmaceutical
– Polymer and plastics

TRACK 3. Nanotechnology
– Materials Engineering
– Nanotechnology
– Nuclear and inorganic chemistry
– Physical and computational chemistry

TRACK 4. Global chemical security, biosafety and toxicity
– Biosafety
– Chemical security
– Toxicity

TRACK 5. General Chemistry
– Analytical Chemistry
– Chemistry education
– Electrochemistry
– General and chemistry education
– General chemistry
– Inorganic chemistry

Deadlines:

  • Site Opens for Submission of Abstracts:                April 23, 2021
  • Deadline for Submission of Abstracts:               June 23, 2021
  • Notification of accepted Abstracts:                July 1, 2021
  • Deadline for Full Manuscript Submission:  August 23, 2021
  • Notification of acceptance of Full Manuscripts*: September 17, 2021
  • Deadline for Submission of Camera Ready Manuscript and Presentation Slides: November 1, 2021

*Completed TOC (Transfer of copyright) and Author Data or Paper Information Form (PIF) required along with submissions at this stage.

 Submittal Guidelines

  1. Please visit for complete guidelines: http://www.e-wasteafrica.org/author-kit
  2. Abstracts MUST BE submitted via this event online portal. ABSTRACTS NOT SUBMITTED THROUGH THE ONLINE PORTAL WILL NOT BE PROCESSED.
  3. Use provided standard templates for preparation of your abstracts, manuscripts (full) and slides. Download acceptable templates here: www.e-wasteafrica.org/author-kit
  4. There are policies guiding papers submission at CSN Conferences. See a complete list of the policies at http://www.e-wasteafrica.org/author-kit

For enquiries, email Chairman, Scientific Programme Committee, at papers@e-wasteafrica.org and or chemrawnxxii@e-wasteafrica.org

Prof. Moses N. CHENDO                                Prof. Rufus Sha’Ato

President, CSN                                           Chair, Scientific Program Committee