Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Achievements of Women in Science and Technology: Current Scenario and Future Prospects 13-14th Jan. 2017

PANJAB UNIVERSITY
Panjab University has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sports. The University supports excellence and innovation in academic programmes, research, scholarship and teaching. For more than a century, it has served various societal needs with distinction. The Indian Council of Social Science Research has set-up it's North-Western Regional Centre on the Panjab University Campus. The Centre runs a library, a seminar complex and a guest house for visiting scholars under its study-grants programme.
DEPARTMENT OF CHEMISTRY
Founded by Dr. S.S. Bhatnagar at Lahore in 1925, the department of Chemistry is one of the prestigious departments of Panjab University. Several faculty members are recipients of coveted awards such as Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar award, Jawaharlal Nehru fellowship, Raman and Palit awards.  Many faculty members are bestowed with F.N.A., F.A.Sc., F.N.A.Sc., The department has been selected by the UGC first for COSIST and Special Assistance Programme (SAP) and it is the Centre for Advanced Studies in Chemistry (CAS) for the last 16 years.  The Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India has accorded it the status of "DST-FIST Supported Department”. The department is well-known for its research activities and has very well equipped research laboratories including state of the art Central Instrumentation Laboratory (CIL).

 

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

The department is holding this conference for the first time to celebrate the achievements of women scientists and to motivate the young female students and researchers and create awareness about the endless opportunities available to them in the field of research.
 OBJECTIVES
The objective of the two day conference is to help shatter stereotypes by exposing students to female role models in science and to help spark both their curiosity and self-belief in disciplines where girls have traditionally been under-represented.
This symposium will focus on all the fields of Chemical Sciences:
Ø Carbon Materials, Nano Technology and its applications
Ø Environmental pollution control and management
Ø Polymer Composites and Pharmaceutical Technology
Ø Natural Resource Management, Greener environment and Innovation
Ø Inorganic/ Organometallic Chemistry/ Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Ø Theoretical/Analytical Chemistry
The scientific sessions would include lectures by eminent women scientists from various research fields in chemistry. This would provide a platform to students, research scholars and faculty members to learn and share their research findings with honorable scientists in their respective fields. The thesis presentation session will be held for research fellows (who have submitted their thesis within the past six months) to provide them opportunity to express their views and scientific work. In addition an oral presentation session will be held for research scholars who have completed at least three years in research. Young scientist award will be given to the outstanding research fellows. Another session will include three categories of poster presentations i.e.  by undergraduate, post-graduate students and research scholars and each category will be evaluated separately.
SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMME
The conference will begin on 13th January, 2017 with an inaugural function. The technical sessions will comprise of invited lectures, oral presentations and poster sessions. All aspects of emerging areas in chemistry will form the part of the scientific sessions.
 REGISTRATION
All the participants are requested to register well in advance to help us in making arrangements efficiently. The registration would efficiently. The registration would entitle entry into all scientific sessions, poster sessions, and other events. This will also include conference material, session lunch and tea.
Registration fee for the participants would be as follows:
Category
Amount
(Before 15th Dec. 2016)
Amount
(After 15th Dec. 2016)
Industry
3000
3500
Delegates/Faculty
1500
2000
Research Scholars
1200
1500
Students
500
750
All payments should be sent in the form of a Demand Draft/Cash drawn in favor of Chairman, Department of Chemistry, payable at Chandigarh latest by 15th December 2016, along with duly filled registration form.
ACCOMMODATION
The participants may be provided accommodation in guest/faculty houses (available on the campus) / hostels on first cum first basis. Arrangements will be made only after prior intimation regarding the requirement for accommodation along with the accommodation fee { 1200 (Delegates)/ 800 (Research scholar/ students)}.
ABSTRACTS
Abstracts of paper are invited from delegates for poster, oral and thesis presentation. Abstract should carry the title of paper (in Caps), names and affiliation of authors (in Italics). Name of presenting author should be underlined. The abstract should not exceed 250 words and be typed on A4 page with 1.5 spacing and Times New Roman font of size 12. Abstract may be submitted to awsat2017@gmail.com latest by 10th December 2016.


                               Patron in Chief
                       Prof Arun Kumar Grover
             Vice Chancellor, Panjab University

                           Conference Chair
                          Prof. P. Venugopalan
                 Chairman, Department of Chemistry

                            Organising Conveners
Dr. Sonal Singhal                         Dr. Neetu Goel (+91-9872118810)                    (+91-9815970112 )

                                 Members
Prof. S.K. Mehta               Prof. Alok Srivastva
Prof. K.N. Singh               Prof. Jasvinder Singh
Dr. G.R. Chaudhary          Dr. Navneet                       Dr. GJP Singh                   Dr. Vikas                            Dr. Amarjit Kaur                Dr. Navneet Kaur               Dr. Aman Bhalla               Dr. Varinder Kaur              Dr. Shweta Rana               Dr. Rohit K. Sharma          Dr. Ramesh Kataria          Dr. Gurpreet Kaur              Dr. Savita Chaudhary       Dr. Jyoti Aggarwal            Dr. P. Natarajan                Dr. Deepak S. Salunke      Dr. Subash C. Sahoo         Dr. Khushwinder               Dr. Girjesh                        Dr. Rajan Patra                  Dr. Ankur Pandey             Dr. Purshotam Sharma


                           Mailing Address
Department of Chemistry
Panjab University, Chandigarh-160014
Tel: +91- 1722534401
Email: awsat2017@gmail.com


               Achievements of Women in Science and Technology: Current Scenario and
Future Prospects
13-14th Jan. 2017
REGISTRATION FORM
Name (Mr./Ms.): ___________________________
Designation: ______________________________
Affiliation: ________________________________
Address: _________________________________
_________________________________________
Phone: ______________________
Email: ______________________
Oral/Poster/Thesis Presentation: _______________ ________
Number of accompanying persons: _____________
Accommodation:    Yes        No
Amount: __________________
Mode of payment (Cash/ Demand Draft): __________________
Demand Draft No: __________________
Dated: ____________________________
(In favor of ‘Chairman, Department of Chemistry’ payable at Chandigarh)

Signature:
Date:

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