2nd RSC Anglo-Nordic Medicinal Chemistry Symposium


Tuesday-Friday, 11th-14th June 2019

Hotel Comwell Borupgaard, Snekkersten, Denmark


Registration is closed


Downloads and Links

First announcement

Abstract template - closing dates are 31st October (oral) and 30th April 2019 (poster)


Venue website (showing location)

National travel information website

RSC website - to be uploaded



This 2.5 day symposium follows on from the very successful inaugural meeting held in 2017 containing high quality international speakers from industry and academia on topics of Medicinal Chemistry and related enabling technologies. Organised by the Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector of the Royal Society of Chemistry, together with Nordic affiliates, the meeting promises to be an exciting and invigorating gathering packed with fantastic opportunities to disseminate knowledge and expand networks.


Programme Themes and Features

The scientific programme will feature themed lectures, focusing on medicinal chemistry and related technologies and disciplines across a range of drug targets and modalities. A distinguishing feature of this symposium is the collegiate style which encourages an atmosphere of information sharing and learning.

The event will include first rate lectures, poster session, trade exhibition, ample networking opportunities, welcome buffet on Tuesday, exceptional location, venue and accommodation.


Who should attend

Medicinal chemists at all career stages. Scientists with an interest in drug discovery or new technologies that can be applied to the drug discovery process.


Call for Papers

The call for papers is now open, and papers are invited for both short talks and posters. The closing dates are 31st October 2018 (oral) and 30th April 2019 (poster). Some posters will be selected for flash oral presentation.


Download an abstract template here.


Registration, Fees, and Bursaries

The previous meeting was very popular and oversubscribed such that capacity has been increased to 140 attendees for 2019. Contact the RSC-BMCS secretariat to be notified when registration is open. Discounted rates will be offered to RSC members and limited student bursaries will be available.



Contact the secretariat for details of exhibition opportunities.


Each exhibitor stand will comprise a space measuring 1.5 metres wide with electricity and a table measuring 1.5 m wide x 0.75 m deep x 0.72 m high.


Delegate pack inserts will be available to book.



Bedrooms will be held at preferential rates at the conference venue, and the accommodation package will include dinners on Wednesday and Thursday nights.


Venue and Travel

Address:  Hotel Comwell Borupgaard, Nørrevej 80, Snekkersten 3070, Denmark


Travel (to be checked): 

By train:  55 minutes from Copenhagen airport/railway station to Snekkersten.   Cost £10-£17

By taxi:  45 minutes from Copenhagen airport/railway station to Snekkersten.  Cost £95-£100

By bus and train:  1h 50m from Copenhagen airport/railway station to Snekkersten.  Cost £7-£20



A location map may be found here

A map with travel modes and charges from Copenhagen station may be found here.

National travel information website



We are grateful to our confirmed sponsors, AstraZeneca, LEO Pharma, Lundbeck, and Vipergen for their valued support. Additional sponsors are sought.



Organising Committee

Sharan Bagal (chair)AstraZeneca UK
Kevin N DackLEO Pharma
Adrian HallUCB
Morten JørgensenLundbeck
Malin LemurellAstraZeneca Sweden


Secretariat Contact

Maggi Churchouse Events, 3 East Barn, Market Weston Road, Thelnetham, Diss IP22 1JJ, UK

E-mail Maggi Churchouse to register an interest in this symposium.

Telephone: +44 (0)1359 221004


Registration is closed