On behalf of myself and Professor Petr Solich I have a great pleasure to invite everyone interested to the 2nd Symposium "Flow Analysis and Capillary Electrophoresis". This year it will be held in Hradec Kralove (Czech Republic) on 25th-27th June.

The 1st FACE 2016 met with great interest among participants from outside Poland and during the panel discussion there were many suggestions about the need to give an even more international character to our meetings. Therefore, together with our Colleagues from the Department of Analytical Chemistry of the Faculty of Pharmacy in Hradec Kralove (Charles University in Prague) we decided to jointly organize subsequent conferences from this cycle. We plan that starting from 2018, the Symposium will be held every two years for a change in Hradec Kralove and in Krakow.

In many academic institutions of the Czech Republic scientific interests in both analytical fields – flow analysis and capillary electrophoresis – are particularly strong. One of such places is Hradec Kralove – an important academic, cultural and industrial center, as well as a beautiful, historic city. Therefore, we hope that both the location and the unique atmosphere of this place will contribute to the increase of interest in our Symposium among foreign participants.

The Symposium is open to everyone who is scientifically involved in flow analysis and capillary electrophoresis from scientific and application point of view. We expect presentations of novel achievements in theoretical and methodological studies in both areas. Results of research in the field of the lab-on-a-chip technology as well as examples of a combined use of hydrodynamic and electroosmotic flows are warmly welcome. We are also looking forward to reports – both on complete investigations and on studies in the phase of development – related to novel instrumental modifications of flow and electrophoretic systems, including their analytical and even non-analytical applications. Everybody who only intends to deal with both areas of analytical chemistry in a laboratory in the future is also invited to our discussions.

Especially young analysts: PhD students, master and bachelor students are strongly encouraged to present their own achievements. We believe that their fresh look at analytical problems will be especially inspiring for all of us.

 

All organizational details can be found at the webpage of FACE 2018.

 

 

 

Professor Paweł Kościelniak

Co-Chairman of the Organizing Committee