Pre-Conference Workshop Day

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

8:30 am Check In & Morning Coffee

Workshop A: 9am – 12pm

Polymer Chemistry 101: Overviewing the Fundamentals of Polymer Synthesis

Synopsis

This workshop will gather experts to discuss:

  • Reviewing the differing forms of polymers from homopolymers, heteropolymers to block copolymers and the impact on functionality
  • Profiling the contributing subunits of the polymer to foresee potential toxic outcomes
  • Debating the chemical adaptations available to scientists which impact targeted delivery of drugs the greatest

12:00 pm Lunch Break & Networking

Workshop B: 1pm – 4pm

Showcasing Polymer Hydrogels as a Safe and Efficient Drug Delivery Vehicle

Synopsis

This workshop will gather experts to discuss:

  • Revolutionizing the synthesis of polymer hydrogels utilizing an array of bonding and polymer types
  • Spotlighting the biocompatible and stimuli sensitive properties possessed by polymer hydrogels to maximize the application of the therapeutic
  • Discussing the durability of hydrogen polymers to provide sustained release of drug whilst minimizing accumulation

4:00 pm End of Pre-Conference Workshop Day