Keynote Speaker

Dr. István Fábián

University of Debrecen, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry


Main research interests

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XLIII. Chemistry Lectures - an international conference for young professionals

The city of Szeged is hosting the XLIII. Chemistry Lectures between 27-29 October 2020.
The traditional event of the Hungarian Chemical Society (MKE) awaits the application of young professionals, researchers, BSc, Msc and PhD students in any field of chemistry, whether in research or development. Following the traditions, the Hungarian Chemical Society awards the theses of undergraduate students standing up to the highest standards during the conference. The presentation abstracts will be published electronically. Additionally, the participants may submit a short communication between 5-7 pages to publish in the conference book with an ISB number. Hungarian and English researchers are both welcome. (The language of your abstract/communication has to match your presentation.)
9 October 2020 is the deadline of application, abstract and paper submission. A maximum number of 100 speakers will be approved in order of applications. Registration fee is 15000 HUF (ca. 45 EUR) or 10000 HUF (ca. 30 EUR) for the Members of the Hungarian Chemical Society. You can apply for membership on with filling in the documents requested and depositing the yearly fee.
Conference fee grants the participants attendance, coffee break between sections and the opening banquet on Day 1. Registration fee should be transferred to "Magyar Kémikusok Egyesülete Csongrád Megyei Csoportja", city: Szeged, bank: K&H Bank Rt. account n.: 10200201-28610045-00000000, BIC: OKHBHUHB, adress: H-1095, Budapest, Lechner Ödön fasor 9., with "MKE KEN" as subject until 20 October 2020.

The MKE CSMCS offers bursaries for national and international MSc and PhD students to cover registration and lodging fees. To utilize this opportunity, complete and send the application according to the instructions given in the application form:
        Bursary application form

In view of the epidemiological situation, we reserve the right to hold the conference online if any restrictions apply that impede to organize the event on the date mentioned above. The resulting costs will be covered by the amount to be spent on the banquet, which eliminates the possibility of a refund. The program of the conference and the abstracts of the presentation can be found in the following document:

Presentation abstracts and program of the XLIII. Chemistry Lectures

Further informationon the event and the application (registry form, guide for abstracts, accommodations, etc.) are attached and can be found ont he webpage of MKE Group of Csongrád County ( for more, please contract Marianna Kocsis ( or subject: KEN2020). MKE Group of Csongrád County is looking forward to hearing from you.

You can register to the conference following this link:

The abstract templates
        Abstract template
        Extended abstract (5 pages) template

Conference venue

Main building of the Szeged regional comittee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Somogyi street 7.
6720 Szeged

Plenary Speakers of the conference

Dr. István Fábián

University of Debrecen, Department of Inorganic and Analytical Chemistry


Main research interests

  • the kinetics and mechanisms of complex inorganic redox reactions
  • environmental chemistry (analysis, reaction mechanisms)
  • kinetics and mechanisms of ligand substitution reactions
  • photoinduced redox reactions
  • functionalized aerogels
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Some suggested hotels in the close vicinity of the conference venue

Art Hotel Szeged
Szeged, Somogyi u. 16, 6720
Dóm Hotel
Szeged, Bajza u. 6, 6720
Mozart Hotel
Szeged, Oskola u. 16, 6720

Further possibilities can be found on search sites, such as

The organizers of the conference

Marianna Kocsis
PhD student
University of Szeged
Éva Böszörményi
PhD student
University of Szeged

Sponsors of the event
       Hungarian Chemical Society
       MTA Szegedi Akadémiai Bizottság
       Hungarian Chapter of the American Chemical Society
       University of Szeged

The Organizers
MKE Group of Csongrád County