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The 23rd International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Part of the Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry series
15 Nov–15 Dec 2019

General Organic Synthesis, Bioorganic, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry, Microwave Assisted Synthesis, Polymer and Supramolecular Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Ionic Liquids
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Welcome from the Chair

Welcome to the 23rd International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry

Electronic conferences on synthetic organic chemistry (ECSOC) are a series of conferences maintained through the internet since 1997, an original initiative by MDPI, and later consolidated with the contribution of the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). Nowadays it constitutes the first and oldest electronic conference in the world. It maintains its character of free participation, with contributions considered as preliminary reports on edge achievements, and registration as a distinctive standard of the world wide web open access character.

It covers different sections of organic synthesis:

  1. General Organic Synthesis
  2. Bioorganic, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
  3. Microwave Assisted Synthesis
  4. Polymer and Supramolecular Chemistry
  5. Computational Chemistry
  6. Ionic Liquids

Call for Papers

Dear Colleague,

The Electronic Conferences on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ECSOC) are a series of conferences that have been held online since 1997. Originally, it was an initiative of MDPI, and was later amalgamated with the University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain). It now constitutes the longest running electronic conference in the world. It maintains free participation and registration in the true spirit of open access on the World Wide Web. The conference this year will cover a wide range of aspects involved in synthetic organic chemistry. A non-exhaustive list of topics that will be considered comprises:

  1. General Organic Synthesis
  2. Bioorganic, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
  3. Microwave Assisted Synthesis
  4. Polymer and Supramolecular Chemistry
  5. Computational Chemistry
  6. Ionic Liquids

ECSOC-23 offers you the opportunity to participate in this international, scholarly conference without having the concern or expenditure of travel. The conference will be completely free of charge—both to “attend”, and for scholars to upload and present their latest work on the conference platform. There will be a possibility to submit selected papers to the journal Molecules (ISSN 1420-3049, Impact Factor: 3.098 (2017) ; 5-Year Impact Factor: 3.268 (2017);

Abstracts (in English) should be submitted by *30 October 2019* online at After the abstract is accepted by the Scientific Committee, the authors will be invited to prepare a full description of their work under the form of a PowerPoint presentation, and to upload it *before 15 November 2019* to ensure there is time for a final check.

We hope you will be able to join this exciting event and support us in making it a success. The 23rd International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry is organized and sponsored by MDPI (, an open access publisher based in Switzerland.

We look forward to receiving your research papers and to welcome you at this 23rd edition of the e-Conference.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have questions.

Kind regards,
*Dr. Julio A. Seijas Vázquez*
Chair of the 23rd Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ECSOC 23)

Instructions for Authors

Submissions should be done by the authors online by registering with, and using the "New Submission" function once logged into system.
  1. Scholars interested in participating with the conference can submit their abstract (about 200-250 words covering the areas of manuscripts for the proceedings issue) online on this website until 25 October 2019.
  2. The Conference Committee will pre-evaluate, based on the submitted abstract, whether a contribution from the authors of the abstract will be welcome for the 23rd International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry. All authors will be notified by 1 November 2019 about the acceptance of their abstract.
  3. If the abstract is accepted for this conference, the author is asked to submit the manuscript, optionally along with a PowerPoint and/or video presentation of his/her paper (only PDF), until the submission deadline of 17 November 2019.
  4. The conference proceedings papers and presentations will be available on for discussion and will be published in Journal Proceedings.
  5. Participants of this conference are cordially invited to contribute with a full manuscript to our Special Issue in the journal Molecules (the submission to the journal is independent from the conference proceedings and will follow the usual process of the journal, including peer-review, APC, etc.). Papers presented at the conference will be granted a 20% discount in the Special Issue.
Proceedings Paper
Manuscripts for the proceedings issue must have the following organization:
First page:
Full author names
Affiliations (including full postal address) and authors' e-mail addresses
Abstract (200-250 words)
Results and Discussion
Manuscripts should be prepared in MS Word or any other word processor and should be converted to the PDF format before submission. The publication format will be PDF.
Presentation Slides
Authors are encouraged to prepare a presentation in PowerPoint or similar software, to be displayed online along with the Manuscript. Slides, if available, will be displayed directly in the website using's proprietary slides viewer. Slides can be prepared in exactly the same way as for any traditional conference where research results can be presented. Slides should be converted to the PDF format before submission so that our process can easily and automatically convert them for online displaying.
Video Presentations
Besides their active participation within the forum, authors are also encouraged to submit video presentations. The video should be no longer than 20 minutes and be prepared with the following formats,
Submission of Manuscripts
Submission: Manuscripts should be submitted online at by registering and logging in to this website.
Accepted File Formats
MS Word: Manuscript prepared in MS Word must be converted into a single file before submission. When preparing manuscripts in MS Word, the Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry Microsoft Word template file (see download below) must be used. Please do not insert any graphics (schemes, figures, etc.) into a movable frame which can superimpose the text and make the layout very difficult.
22nd International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry Microsoft Word template file and LaTex template file
Manuscript Preparation
Paper Format: A4 paper format, the printing area is 17.5 cm x 26.2 cm. The margins should be 1.75 cm on each side of the paper (top, bottom, left, and right sides).
Formatting / Style: Papers should be prepared following the style of ECSOC 2017 template. The full titles and the cited papers must be given. Reference numbers should be placed in square brackets [ ], and placed before the punctuation; for example [4] or [1-3], and all the references should be listed separately and as the last section at the end of the manuscript.
Authors List and Affiliation Format: Authors' full first and last names must be given. Abbreviated middle name can be added. For papers written by various contributors a corresponding author must be designated. The PubMed/MEDLINE format is used for affiliations: complete street address information including city, zip code, state/province, country, and email address should be added. All authors who contributed significantly to the manuscript (including writing a section) should be listed on the first page of the manuscript, below the title of the article. Other parties, who provided only minor contributions, should be listed under Acknowledgments only. A minor contribution might be a discussion with the author, reading through the draft of the manuscript, or performing English corrections.

Figures, Schemes and Tables: Authors are encouraged to prepare figures and schemes in color. Full color graphics will be published free of charge. Figure and schemes must be numbered (Figure 1, Scheme I, Figure 2, Scheme II, etc.) and a explanatory title must be added. Tables should be inserted into the main text, and numbers and titles for all tables supplied. All table columns should have an explanatory heading. Please supply legends for all figures, schemes and tables. The legends should be prepared as a separate paragraph of the main text and placed in the main text before a table, a figure or a scheme.
Potential Conflicts of Interest
It is the authors' responsibility to identify and declare any personal circumstances or interests that may be perceived as inappropriately influencing the representation or interpretation of clinical research. If there is no conflict, please state here "The authors declare no conflict of interest." This should be conveyed in a separate "Conflict of Interest" statement preceding the "Acknowledgments" and "References" sections at the end of the manuscript. Financial support for the study must be fully disclosed under "Acknowledgments" section.
MDPI AG, the publisher of the platform, is an open access publisher. We believe that authors should retain the copyright to their scholarly works. Hence, by submitting a Communication paper to this conference, you retain the copyright of your paper, but you grant MDPI AG the non-exclusive right to publish this paper online on the platform. This means you can easily submit your paper to any scientific journal at a later stage and transfer the copyright to its publisher (if required by that publisher).

List of accepted submissions (124)

Id Title Authors Presentation Video Poster PDF
sciforum-026715 Morphological and chemical analysis of the molecularly-imprinted polymer-based D-arabinose sensor on a modified electrode with functionalized carbon nanotubes , , , N/A N/A Show Abstract
sciforum-026730 Anthracene-Oxazine based reversible ink


Submitted: 10 Aug 2019

Abstract: Show Abstract
, N/A N/A Show Abstract
sciforum-027127 Synthesis and characterization of new biocompatible amino amphiphilic compounds derived from oleic acid as nanovectors for drug delivery , , N/A N/A Show Abstract
sciforum-027329 ZnBr2 functionalized ionic liquid: An efficient solvent and catalyst for the facile synthesis of 1-benzamino-1,4-dihydropyridine , , N/A N/A Show Abstract
sciforum-027338 Use of PPh3-BrCCl3 in the preparation of acylhydrazines, N-methylamides, anilides and N-arylmaleimides from carboxylic acids , , , N/A N/A Show Abstract

Sponsors and Partners


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Conference Committee




Dr. Julio A. Seijas

Conference Chair

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Dr. M. Pilar Vázquez-Tato

Conference Sci. Secretary

Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

Dr. Enrique Cabaleiro Lago

Committee Member

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Spain

Dr. Noureddine Choukchou-Braham

Committee Member

Université Aboubakr Belkaid. Algeria

Dr. Mohammad G. Dekamin

Committee Member

Iran University of Science & Technology. Iran

Dr. Roman Dembinski

Committee Member

Oakland University. USA.

Dr. Simona Funar-Timofei

Committee Member

Institute of Chemistry Timisoara of Romanian Academy. Romania

Dr. Fernanda Gadini Finelli

Committee Member

Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. Brazil

Dr. Francesca Marini

Committee Member

Università degli Studi di Perugia. Italy

Dr. Rocío Gámez Montaño

Committee Member

Universidad de Guanajuato. México

Dr. Marta Markiewicz

Committee Member

Technische Universität Dresden. Germany

Dr. Manik Ghosh

Committee Member

Birla Institute of Technology. India

Dr. Bernardo Herradón

Committee Member

Instituto de Química Orgánica General CSIC. Spain

Dr. Josef Jampílek

Committee Chair

. Faculty of Pharmacy, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

Dr. Anna P. G. Nikalje

Committee Member

Wilson College, University of Mumbai. India

Dr. Juan M. Ortigueira Amor

Committee Member

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Spain

Dr. Pavel Pazdera

Committee Member

Masaryk University. Czech Republic

Dr. M. Manuela M. Raposo

Committee Member

Universidade do Minho. Portugal

Dr. Claudio Santi

Committee Member

University of Perugia. Italy

Dr. Miguel Angel Sierra

Committee Member

Real Sociedad Española de Química (RSEQ). Spain

Dr. Anatoly D. Shutalev

Committee Member

Russian Academy of Sciences. Russian Federation

Dr. Victor Hugo Soto Tellini

Committee Member

University of Costa Rica. Costa Rica

Dr. Wolfgang Stadlbauer

Committee Member

Karl-Franzens Universität .Austria

Dr. Valérie Thiéry

Committee Member

Université de La Rochelle. France

Dr. Emilia Tojo

Committee Member

Universidad de Vigo. Spain

Dr. Thies Thiemann

Committee Member

United Arab Emirates University. United Arab Emirates

Dr. M. Beatriz Vázquez Santos

Committee Member

Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Spain

Conference Secretaries

Dr. M. Pilar Vázquez-Tato. Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Spain

Ms. Judith Wu