• Very long tradition (40 editions since 1976)
  • Attractive “all-inclusive” registration fee, including accommodation in a high standard hotel, full board (breakfasts, lunches, dinners and coffee breaks), participation in social events (cookout, formal dinner), conference materials and the possibility to participate in the Symposium workshop (first come first served basis)
  • Very flexible approach of the Organizers to the individual preferences of the participants
  • Large discounts of the registration fee for PhD students and regular students
  • Special scholarships for young scientists (an additional discount) granted by the Scientific Committee after the evaluation of the abstract proposals that are submitted
  • A high scientific level is guaranteed by members of the Scientific Committee that are well recognized in the community
  • Outstanding local and international speakers
  • Its international character (ca. 30% international participants)
  • English as the official language
  • The relatively large participation of young scientists, PhD students and students
  • A special session for young scientists, PhD students and students
  • Inspiring and interdisciplinary topics (applications of chromatography at the intersection of different sciences including chemistry, forensics, Earth sciences, biology, pharmacology, medicine, toxicology, chemometrics, the -omics sciences, etc.)
  • Presentation of new trends, methods and approaches
  • A unique session devoted to chemometrics and its application in the separation sciences, which will permit effective experimental planning and the optimization and efficient analysis of complex chromatographic data
  • A discussion panel on new and effective teaching methods in the field of chromatography and related techniques
  • Workshops and/or courses offered by experts
  • In the year 2019, the journal Chromatographia (Springer) will be publishing a collection of papers for publication in a topical collection of Chromatographia highlighting the 41st Symposium
  • The participation of representatives of leading companies who will present commercial offers and new innovative instrumental solutions
  • The awards granted by the Scientific Committee for the most interesting presentation and best poster for participants under 35 years old and more than 35 years of age
  • A friendly atmosphere