The Academy organized the third Founding Council (FC) meeting of the Palestinian Chemical Society at the Academy offices in Ramallah, in preparation for the IX. Palestinian International Chemistry Conference, which will take place in November 2019 at Bethlehem University.
The meeting focused on discussing the potential Society activities, and approving the 9th International Conference proposal by Bethlehem University's Chemistry Department, which will feature local, international as well as Palestinian diaspora keynote speakers and scientists, in addition to an exhibition on Palestinian Chemical Industries. The conference aims to provide a platform for the academics and researchers from various Palestinian universities to present their research in the various fields of chemistry, including physical chemistry, analytical chemistry, organic and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry and other fields, while allowing them to discuss collaborative projects and challenges.
The first meeting of the Chemical Society took place on February 9, 2019 to discuss matters to be included in the General Assembly meeting that was held later on April 13, 2019 in the Red Crescent Society Hall in Al-Bireh under the Academy umbrella. The founding council of the chemical Society comprises of all Palestinian universities in West Bank and Gaza