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Welcome to OMC2022

Welcome to the joint conference of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology divisions. Originally scheduled for July 2020 however, due to Covid restrictions, rescheduled to Sunday 20 November to Wednesday 23 November 2022. 

Located at the University of Wollongong, we have a fantastic program of speakers representing industry and academia including a Diversity in Chemistry Symposium to open our Conference.
Scientific Program
With more than 300 delegates expected and 30 plenary/keynote presentations, the conference will span all aspects of organic/medicinal chemistry and chemical biology practiced in Australia and around the world.

In addition to a full program of scientific and social/networking events, there will be time to explore Wollongong and surrounding areas while newtworking.
The Venue
Wollongong is a short trip by train or car from Sydney and is in the heart of the NSW surf coast. It has a vibrant beach and food culture. The conference will be held on the beautiful University of Wollongong campus which is located less than 5 minutes drive from the heart of Wollongong, with various accomodation options serviced by a free campus shuttle

Plenary Speakers

A/Prof Chris Burns

Adrien Albert Awardee

Professor David Lupton

A.J. Birch Medal 2020 Awardee

Prof Craig Williams

A.J. Birch Medal 2022 Awardee

Keynote Speakers

Dr Tristan Reekie

Peter Andrews Joint Awardee 

Prof Elizabeth (Liz) New

Peter Andrews Joint Awardee

Professor Danielle Skropeta
University of Wollongong


Professor Dave Lupton
Monash University


Dr Sinead Keaveney
University of Wollongong


A/Professor Christopher Hyland
University of Wollongong


OMC2022 Child-Care Support Application Form

At the Organic & Medicinal Chemistry (OMC2022) Conference (University of Wollongong, 20-23 Nov 2022), we are trying to reduce the cost and logistical issues for participants with dependent children, and in particular for women, to attend the conference. We are providing reimbursable child-care grants of $300-500 depending on overall number of applications

Please Click here for the Application Form

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