CIC Annual Meeting

CIC Annual Meeting during WiFo 2023, Sep 4-6 in Leipzig

Call for Papers - Abstract submission deadline (lectures) extended to March 16, 2023 - closed

Dear members of the Division “Computers in Chemistry” (CIC) of the GDCh,

As announced during the last “German Conference on Cheminformatics” (GCC) in May 2022 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the Executive Board decided to embed the next annual meeting into the largest congress of the GDCh, the “Wissenschaftsforum” (WiFo) 2023, Sep 4-6, 2023 in Leipzig, Germany (, ).

The CIC Annual Meeting will take place on Tue, Sep 5, 2023, covering the core topics of the CIC Division, ranging from quantum mechanics over molecular simulation of quantum mechanics to artificial intelligence in drug discovery, chemistry, and material science. The meeting will be composed of three sessions, each of which will be introduced by invited speakers:


  • Alain Vaucher (IBM Research, Switzerland)
  • Antonia Mey (University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Thomas Fox (Boehringer Ingelheim, Germany)

We are offering several slots for short contributed oral communications (12 min lecture plus 3 min discussion) within each session on Tue, Sep 5, and also encourage you to participate by submitting posters for the session on Mon, Sep 4. We will also celebrate this year's recipients of the CIC Award for Computational Chemistry.

Of further interest to the CIC community are two sessions featuring exciting talks on Mon, Sep 4:

Robots in Chemistry ” (jointly organized with the GDCh Division of Medicinal Chemistry, invited lectures only):


  • Werngard Czechtizky (AstraZeneca, Sweden)
  • Ildikó Terebesi, Carl-Helmut Coulon (INVITE, Germany)
  • Ross King (University of Cambridge, UK)

Research Data Infrastructure ” (featuring NFDI consortia relevant to the CIC community, invited lectures only)


  • Sonja Herres-Pawlis (RWTH Aachen University, Germany - NFDI4Chem)
  • Andreas Foerster (DECHEMA, Germany - NFDI4Cat)
  • Claudia Draxl (HU Berlin, Germany - FAIRmat)

Please submit your abstracts (CIC Annual Meeting only) for short communications (deadline March 2, 2023 - extended deadline March 16, 2023 - closed ) and posters (deadline May 2, 2023 - closed ). Please contact for further questions.

We will be happy to meet you again in Leipzig in 2023! GCC will return in fall 2024.

On behalf of the CIC Executive Board - the program coordinators

Stefan Güssregen & Stefan M. Kast

Program Coordinators

CIC Annual Meeting

dr Stefan Güssregen, Frankfurt

Prof. Dr. Stefan Kast, Dortmund



CIC Annual Meeting

Short Papers
March 2, 2023 - extended deadline March 16, 2023 - closed

May 2, 2023 - closed

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