Conference Information

The Catalysis and Sensing for our Environment Symposium 2015 (CASE 2015) will be held in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) at the Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) and in at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in Dublin, Ireland on the 9th and 10th of July 2015. This Symposium has become an -important event in the scientific calendar and previous symposia have been held in: The University of Bath (UK, 2008); East China University of Science and Technology (China, 2009); The University of Birmingham (UK, 2011); Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) (China, 2012); University of Texas at Austin (USA, 2013) and Xiamen University (China, 2014).

This year’s symposia will be held in the vibrant city of Dublin, with a half-a-day pre-Symposium meeting on Supramolecular Chemistry being held on the afternoon of the 8th of July in Maynooth University (ca. 20 km drive from Dublin city center). This year’s CASE Programme will bring together researchers from China, Ireland, UK and other countries in high profile and dynamic research areas. Professor Eric Anslyn (UTA, USA) and Professor Yun-Bao Jiang (Xiamen, China) have both confirmed that they will present plenary lectures at CASE 2015. This year also sees the first CASE Award Lectures, the winners presenting a plenary lecture as part of the symposium programme.

CASE 2015 is generously sponsored by the ISCP-China, an International Strategic Collaboration Programme. ISCP-China ( supports the development of new and existing joint research opportunities between Irish universities and partner organisations in China. ISCP-China is funded through Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). ISCP-China a joint collaboration, led by Maynooth University with Dublin City University (DCU), the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), RCSI and TCD. Previously, ISCP-China has organized several meetings including the highly successful 2014 Ireland-China Symposium on Nanotechnology, held in TCD on the 12-14 May 2014. In addition, this CASE 2015 Symposium is supported by the TCD, RCSI and RSC as well as various local businesses.

More information about CASE 2015 and Registration can be found at the symposium website:

More information about the half-day pre-Symposium meeting on Supramolecular Chemistry and Registration can be found at

Please note registration is essential.

Local Organising Committee: Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson (TCD); Aisling Hume (TCD); Donal O’Shea (RCSI); Robert Elmes (MU)

CASE 2015