July 15-18, 2002  Ocean University of Qingdao, China


Symposium Program and Call for Posters

Every morning and afternoon, sessions will be started with a lecture by one of the chemistry Nobel Laureates or other distinguished scholars. Oral presentations are by invitation only. However, interested participants may submit proposals to the organizers for consideration. Physical chemistry and chemical physics researchers should contact Dr. Yun-Bo Duan yduan@physics.ubc.ca. Scientists from any other research field and from industry, should contact Dr. Shu-Kun Lin, lin@mdpi.org. Participants from China, should contact Dr. Xianguo Li, lixg@mail.ouqd.edu.cn.

All attendees will have the opportunity of presenting posters at the symposium. A one-page abstract for every poster will be included in the abstract book. Full papers (invited and contributed, oral presentation and posters) will be considered for publication in the special proceedings issue of MOLECULES, http://www.mdpi.org/molecules/. Manuscripts and posters should be submitted electronically via email to isfms2002@mdpi.org before July 1 2002.

Selected lectures and posters will be broadcast on the internet (http://www.mdpi.org/isfms2002).

Brief instructions for preparing the abstract are given here. The abstract should be emailed before February 28, 2002 to isfms2002@mdpi.org. It is requested that the abstract should be in Microsoft Word format. The corresponding author's mailing address, phone and fax numbers and e-mail address should be supplied. Information concerning the acceptance of papers will be announced by the end of March 2002.

Professors are encouraged to bring or send their students to the conference. Graduate students are encouraged to attend the conference and actively communicate with the speakers. Low cost accommodation will be provided for students.

Format of Abstracts
Abstracts should be submitted in three copies in English according to the following format:
Text area: A4 size paper with 25 mm margin all around.
Text font: Times New Roman.
Title in boldface and 14 pts font size with single spacing; capitalize the first letter of each word.
Name(s) of author(s) in 12 pts font size with single spacing; the presenter's name being underlined.
Affiliation in 12 pts font size with single spacing; leave one line as spacing with the text.
Text in 12 pts font size with single spacing.
References should appear in the text as numbers within square brackets and listed at the end of the abstract in 12 pts font size with single spacing. The reference should follow the ACS journal (e.g., J. Am. Chem. Soc.) style:
[1] Author, A. Journal Title, year, volume, initial page.



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