Reaxys Inspiring Chemistry Conference 2013 - Survey Summary

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This presentation sums up the results of a satisfaction survey sent to all the attendees of the 2013 Reaxys Inspiring Chemistry Conference, held in Grindelwald, Switzerland.

More details about the conference may be found on: http://inspiringchemistry.reaxys.com/conference2013

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Reaxys Inspiring Chemistry Conference 2013 - Survey Summary

  1. 1. REAXYS INSPIRING CHEMISTRY CONFERENCE PARTICIPANT SURVEY RESULTS
  2. 2. KEY MESSAGES GREAT CONFERENCE HIGH QUALITY OF SCIENCE & TALKS, GOOD NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES MAIN HIGHLIGHTS: NETWORKING / SPEAKERS & TALKS / LOCATION AREAS OF IMPROVEMENTS: TIME FOR QUESTIONS / TOO “ORGANIC FOCUSED” / SCHEDULE TOO TIGHT FOR 2 DAYS
  3. 3. CONFERENCE – OVERALL RATING The Conference has been consistently rated as “very good” About 70% of the attendees will probably or certainly come next year Nearly 40% of the attendees plan to come every year in the future
  4. 4. CONFERENCE – SCIENCE & NETWORKING High quality of Science (n=8) “mix between established and young scientists is unique and highly stimulating “ (n=1) Too organic chemistry focused (n=13) Insufficient time for questions & discussion after talks (n=5) Good networking opportunities (n=10) Some limitations due to the tight schedule of the Conference (n=11)
  5. 5. CONFERENCE – ACTIVITIES “breakout sessions are AWESOME” “greater variety of industries should be present” / “need to moderate discussions” / “need more time”
  6. 6. CONFERENCE – TALKS & PRESENTATIONS Time for questions - “5 minutes slot” The format / The concept Posters of the highest quality Not enough time
  7. 7. Breakout session Free time activity Networking Scientific content Speakers / Talks Location Time for questions Schedule too tight for 2 days Poster session length Lecture room lay out Too “organic focused” highlights area(s) of improvement
  8. 8. A FEW COMMENTS On a scientific level the conference was excellent and probably reflected the major trends in worldwide chemistry Overwhelming majority of posters and talk were dealing with the forefront of current research efforts, very high quality The mix between established and young scientists is unique and highly stimulating Fantastic networking The size of the conference was very conducive for meeting a other chemists in industry and academia Reaxys® and the Reaxys® trademark are owned and protected by Reed Elsevier Properties SA. All rights reserved.

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