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Please note that, due to the risks uncertainty caused by the Covid epidemic, the conference will be postponed until Nov 28/29/30 in 2022.

Welcome to OMC2021

Welcome to the joint meeting of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology divisions. Originally scheduled for July 2020 but, due to Covid restrictions, rescheduled to November 28, 2021.  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 event.
Scientific Program
With more than 350 delegates expected, and 30 plenary/keynote presentations the meeting 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 building relationships.
The Venue
Wollongoing 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 UOW campus which is located less than 5 minutes drive from the heart of Wollongong, with various accomodation options serviced by a free campus shuttle

COVID-19 Situation


The organising committee are very conscious of the potential threat of the COVID-19 virus and are constantly reviewing the situation. The wellbeing of delegates is of paramount importance and actions will be taken to ensure that delegates are not exposed to harm at the conference and all Covid safe restrictions will be followed.


COVID-19 Latest Updates for NSW and Australia can be found on the links below

NSW state government
Australian government 

Plenary Speakers

Keynote Speakers

A/Prof. Danielle Skropeta
University of Wollongong


Prof. Dave Lupton
Monash University


Prof. Michael Kelso
University of Wollongong


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