We are pleased to announce that Cambodian Chemical Society (CCS) and Institut Kimia Malaysia (IKM), together with the Foundation for Interaction between Science and Technology (FIST) and Asia Chem Corporation (ACC) Japan, are jointly organising the International Congress on Pure & Applied Chemistry (ICPAC) 2018 from 7 – 10th March 2018 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

ICPAC 2018 is a major international scientific meeting covering all major areas of pure and applied chemistry. It will also include a general session covering chemistry education and career, codes of ethics and professional development, & chemical safety and security. The participants will come from all over the world, but majority will be from Asia. For more information, please go to ICPAC 2018.

ICPAC 2018 is being held in Siem Reap which is the second largest city in Cambodia that is also close to the world famous UNESCO Heritage Site of Angkor Wat .Angkor Wat is a temple complex and the largest religious monument in the world on a site measuring 162.6 hectares. It was built by the late King Suryavaman of the Khmer Empire in the early 12th century. Today, it has become a symbol of Cambodia and the country’s prime attraction for visitors.

As Chairmen of ICPAC 2018, we would like to invite you to participate in ICPAC 2018 in Siem Reap, Cambodia. We will have an excellent scientific programme with presentations from top scientists from all over the world. In addition, you have a chance to visit the world famous Angkor Wat to learn something about Khmer history and culture. You may also take time off to visit the floating villages of Tonle Sap which is the largest fresh water lake in Southeast Asia, and see how these Khmer people live on water. You are also invited to bring along your family and friends to enjoy this beautiful experience of visiting Angkor Wat and Tonle Sap. There are so many things to do and see in Siem Reap and Cambodia It will be a memorable experience that you will never forget.

We look forward to welcome you to Siem Reap in March 2018.

     Datuk Dr Soon Ting Kueh                                    Dr Sieng Huy
              Joint Chairperson, ICPAC 2018                  Joint Chairperson, ICPAC 2018
                   Institut Kimia Malaysi                            Cambodian Chemical Society