The International Conference for Young Chemists (ICYC) is a biennial conference organised by the postgraduate students of the School of Chemical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia with the aim to gather local and international postgraduate researchers to create interaction and networking in the field of Chemistry. Two members of Scientific Malaysian, Dr Lee Hooi Ling and Dr Yeoh Kar Kheng are among the speakers in this event.
The idea of this conference started back in the year 2001 when it was known as the Regional Conference for Young Chemists (RCYC) targeting postgraduate researchers from the Asia Pacific Region (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines, India and Japan). ICYC is targeting postgraduate researchers from all around the world than just within the Asia Pacific Region. The following highlights the important details: