Spanning over 5 days, the scientific program of the conference will be divided into different plenary and parallel sessions, interspersed with different coffee breaks and social events.

The scientific program, covering all the fields involving Noncovalent Interactions, will entail :

– 1 honorary plenary lecture by Nobel prize laureate Jean-Marie Lehn (50 min + 10 min discussions),

– 2 cross-cutting plenary lectures (50 min + 10 min discussions),

– 2  plenary lectures by the 2020 and 2021 Van der Waals prize laureates (45 min + 10 min discussions),

– 14 regular plenary lectures (40 min + 5 min discussions),

– 18 keynote lectures (25 min + 5 min discussions),

– 33 invited communications (15 min + 5 min discussions),

– 36 regular communications (12 min + 3 min discussions),

– 36 poster flash presentations (3 min),

– 2 distinct poster sessions.

These ca. 100 speakers will cover the whole spectrum of modern research about noncovalent interactions, from fundamental aspects to applications, including multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary studies, overcomming all artifical barriers in science.

A satellite IUPAC Workshop on Noncovalent Interactions will also be hosted after the ICNI on Friday 22nd July afternoon.

Wednesday 20th July afternoon will be dedicated to social activities, before the traditional conference dinner. Different activities will be proposed to the participants to discover the city of Strasbourg and its riches.


General Information :

Due to  sanitary regulations, the particpants are asked to wear a mask in all inner spaces of the Conference venue and to have their sanitary pass with them in case of controls by the authorities. Sanitary certificates or passes will be checked only once at the registration desk.

The official language of the conference is English.

Taking pictures within the conference venue is only allowed during coffee-breaks and social events.

Recording sounds or videos of lectures and poster sessions is prohibited unless a written authorization has been granted by the conference secretariat.

A group picture of all participants will be taken at the front entrance of the historical Palais Universitaire -a.k.a. the Aula-.

There is no imposed dress code.

The month of July is usually warm and moist.