Press event programme


Press conference on the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements and XXI Mendeleev Congress on General and Applied Chemistry

06 Jun, 16:15–17:00
Press conference
Pavilion H, press centre, media work area

2019 has been proclaimed by the UN General Assembly as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. This large-scale event is dedicated to the 150th anniversary of the discovery of the Periodic Law of Chemical Elements by the great Russian scientist D.I. Mendeleev and is held under the auspices of UNESCO in many countries of the world - Russia, France, Spain, Sweden, Japan and others.

One of the key events of the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements in Russia will be the XXI Mendeleev Congress on General and Applied Chemistry. It will be held in St. Petersburg from September 9 to September 13, 2019. The XXI Mendeleev Congress was included in the National Project for Science under “Development of Scientific and Manufacturing Collaboration.”

Participants
Yulia Gorbunova, Vice-President, Mendeleev Russian Chemistry Society
Mikhail Kotyukov, Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation
Alexander Mazhuga, Rector, Dmitry Mendeleev University of Chemical Technology of Russia
Fatima Mukhomedzhan, Deputy Director, The Art, Science and Sport Charity Foundation
Vladislav Panchenko, Chairman of the Board, Russian Foundation for Basic Research
Alexander Sergeev, President, Russian Academy of Sciences