Presents: 6th International Symposium on Electrochemistry

         “Electrochemistry, meeting societal needs” 3 - 6 April 2023

Dear Conference Delegate,

Update on the 6th International Symposium on Electrochemistry, South Africa (24 March 2023)

On behalf of the South African Chemical Institute, ElectrochemSA and the Local Organising Committee, I thank you for choosing to attend the 6th International Symposium on Electrochemistry, tagged: “ Electrochemistry, meeting societal needs”.

Kindly note the following:

A. Conference presentation format
The symposium is in a general session format i.e. no parallel session. This allows maximum audience, participation, discussions and participation.
Presentations are as follows:

  • Plenary = 45 min (40 min + 5 min discussion/comments)

  • Keynote = 30 min (26 min + 4 min for question/comments)

  • Oral = 20 min (17 min + 3 min for question/comments)

  • Poster presentation = 3 and 4 April

  •  Flash presentations of posters (3 & 4 April) = 5 min (Number of presenters: 10 or more. TBD)

Please note that there will be poster prizes.

B. Special Issue (SI)
The SI for the symposium is with the Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry – a collaborative journal of the International Society of Electrochemistry. The journal is a Q1 journal with impact factor of 4.598. The Guest editors are Prof OA Arotiba (University of Johannesburg, South Africa) and Prof F Marken (University of Bath, UK).
I am glad to announce that the SI is now open. Please see the link for information and submission

C. Symposium Events

  • Tea breaks, lunch and cocktail (during poster) daily

  • Free evenings for networking

  • Excursion to Bothongo Rhino & Lion Nature Reserve – 5th April

  • Gala Dinner 5th April

  • Exhibition by sponsors

D. Venue and Weather
The Venue is School of Tourism and Hospitality, University of Johannesburg, 57 Bunting Rd, Cottesloe, Johannesburg, 2092.
Weather in April is Autumn in Johannesburg. Maximum temp is 25 °C and minimum is 11 °C. Please see below for weather forcast.

Conference Timetable and Book of Abstracts will be available soon.
I look forward to receiving you at the Symposium. I wish you a hassle free preparation and safe journey to Johannesburg.

Yours truly,
Prof Omotayo A. Arotiba FRSC, FCSN                                                      
Chairman, Local Organising Committee                                 

Department of Chemical Sciences
University of Johannesburg, South Africa 
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