Welcome to the web site of the 16th FACS meeting
The Symposium associated with the
16th meeting of the French-American Chemical Society will take
place in Santa Barbara, the “American Riviera”, located in
A bit of history
meetings originated in Paris in 1986 in a friendly and
informal setting to encourage maximum interaction between
participants of both countries. A number of famous chemists,
coming from the US and France, participated and exchanged
ideas with great enthusiasm. They appreciated the high quality
and interactive nature of this meeting. Throughout
all the following meetings, the very high calibre of scientific
scholarship intended by the founders, Pierre Potier and E. J.
Corey has been maintained and this 16th edition will be no
Spending time together in this special location allows for extensive scientific discussion and exchange, generates new opportunities for interactions between attendees from academia and industry worldwide.
The traditional mix of more established and younger scientists from both universities as well as industrial labs has been an essential element in the success of this meeting which, hopefully, will continue for many years to come.
This year, again, we welcome participation by students from laboratories throughout the world.
Lipshutz, Robert Dodd and Jean Suffert