Timeline: 35 Years of PCC

The Philippine Chemistry Congress (PCC) is the annual conference of chemists in the Philippines. First held in 1984, the PCC has since served as one of the biggest gathering of chemists and researchers from academe, industry, government and other sectors, where new knowledge in chemistry and allied fields are brought to the forefront.

2020

35th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Biodiversity and Chemodiversity for Sustainability
Organizer: PFCS
SMX Convention Center, Bacolod City, Negros Occidental
May 27-29, 2020

2019

34th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: CHEMbisyon 2019: Kimiko para sa Sariling Bayan
Organizer: KKP
Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center, Lahug, Cebu City
May 28-30, 2019

2018

33rd Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry: Rising to Challenges
Organizer: ICP
Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City
May 30 – June 1, 2018

2017

32nd Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry, Changes, Choices
Organizer: PACT
Asturias Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan
May 31 – June 2, 2017

2016

31st Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry Beyond Borders: Blurring Traditional Boundaries
Organizer: KKP
Iloilo Grand Hotel, Iloilo City
April 13-15, 2016

2015

30th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Crossing Junctions in Chemistry towards Global Oneness
Organizer: ICP
Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City
April 15-17, 2015

2014

29th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Building Stronger Bonds towards Global Competitiveness
Organizer: PFCS
Villa Caceres Hotel, Naga City, Camarines Sur
April 9-11, 2014

2013

28th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry in 3D
Organizer: PACT
Silliman University, Dumaguete City
April 10-12, 2013

2012

27th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Asia-Pacific Conference on Analytical Science (APCAS)
3rd Regional Electrochemistry Meeting of South-East Asia (REMSEA)

Theme: Crossing Junctions in Chemistry towards Global Oneness
Organizer: KKP-DAS
EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong City
April 11-13, 2012

2011

26th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry : Providing Solutions to Global Challenges
Organizer: ICP
Waterfront Cebu Hotel & Casino, Lahug, Cebu City
April 11-13, 2011

2010

25th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Creating Green Solutions Through Chemistry
Organizer: OCTA
Subic Bay Exhibition & Convention Center, Zambales
April 8-10, 2010

2009

24th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Asia-Pacific Conference on Chemistry Education (APCCE)

Theme: CHEMISTRY EDUCATION: A Way to Safeguard Man, Society & the Environment
Organizer: PACT
Bohol Tropics Hotel, Tagbilaran City, Bohol
April 14-16, 2009

2008

23rd Philippine Chemistry Congress
10th Eurasia Conference on Chemical Sciences

Organizer: KKP-DICAF
Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City
January 7-11, 2008

2007

22nd Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry in Food Safety and the Environment
Organizer: ICP
DAP Convention Center, Tagaytay City
April 10-13, 2007

2006

21st Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry: Exploring Green Channels for the Utilization of Natural Resources
Organizer: OCTA
Ateneo de Davao University, Davao City
April 4-7, 2006

2005

20th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Kimika: Kasaganaan, Kapayapaan at Kaunlaran
Organizer: PACT
Baguio Country Club, Baguio City
April 11-13, 2005

2004

19th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Kimika: Tungo sa Maunlad na Kabuhayan at Malinis na Kapaligiran
Organizer: ICP
Sarabia Manor Hotel & Convention Center, Iloilo City
May 24-26, 2004

2002

18th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Asia-Pacific Conference on Analytical Science (APCAS)

Theme: Analytical Sciences: Gateway to New Domains
Organizer: PFCS & KKP-DAS
EDSA Shangrila Hotel/SM Megatrade Hall, Mandaluyong City
February 19-23, 2002

2001

17th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Kimika para sa Kaunlaran ng Pilipino
Organizer: KKP & KKP-ICP Region X/XII
Xavier Sports & Country Club, Cagayan de Oro City
May 23-25, 2001

2000

16th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry for the New Millenium
Organizer: PACT
Manila Hotel, Rizal Park, Manila City
May 24-26, 2000

1999

15th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry in the 21st Century
Organizer: ICP & USC
Cebu International Convention Center, Lahug, Cebu City
May 26-29, 1999

1998

14th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Kimika: Kaakibat sa Kaunlaran (Chemistry: Partners for Progress)
Organizer: OCTA
Crown Peak Gardens, Subic Freeport, Zambales
May 27-30, 1998

1997

13th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry at the Forefront
Organizer: KKP
Asiaworld Resort Hotel, Puerto Princesa, Palawan
May 28-31, 1997

1996

12th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: CHEMISTRY: Interfacing With Other Sciences
Organizer: PACT
Sarabia Manor Hotel, Iloilo City
May 23-24, 1996

1995

11th Philippine Chemistry Congress
6th Asian Chemical Congress
3rd Asia Pacific Food Analysis Network Conference

Theme: FAST TRACK REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT: Linking Government, Industry and Academe
Organizer: KKP
Philippine Village Airport Hotel, Manila City
May 22-25, 1995

1994

10th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: The QUANTUM in Chemistry Research, Education and Industry
Organizer: ICP
Development Academy of the Philippines, Tagaytay City
May 26-28, 1994

1993

9th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry for Safer Living
Organizer: OCTA
Hotel Nikko Manila Garden, Makati City
May 27-29, 1993

1992

8th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Kemistri Para sa Kapaligiran at Kaunlaran (Chemistry for Sustainable Development)
Bacolod Convention Plaza, Bacolod City
May 28-30, 1992

1991

7th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Emerging Technologies
Organizer: KKP Region XI
Kristins, Davao City
May 30 – June 1, 1991

1990

6th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Chemistry and Sunrise Industries
Organizer: ICP
University of San Carlos, Cebu City
May 24-26, 1990

1989

5th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: The Role of Chemistry in the Philippines Quest for an NIC Status in the Year 2000
PCARRD, Los Baños, Laguna
May 25 -27, 1989

1988

4th Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: The Chemist as Entrepreneur
Organizer: PACT
People’s Center, Tacloban City
May 26-28, 1988

1987

3rd Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Analytical Chemistry Research & Applications
Xavier University, Cagayan de Oro City
May 28 – 31, 1987

1986

2nd Philippine Chemistry Congress
Theme: Role of Chemistry in the Revitalization of the National Agro-Industrial Development Program
University of San Agustin, Iloilo City
May 29 – June 1, 1986

1985

1st Philippine Chemistry Congress
St. Louis University, Baguio City
May 30 – June 2, 1985

1984

KKP National Convention
Curimao, Ilocos Norte
May 1984