The EuChemS-DAC Sample Preparation Study Group and Network is pleased to invite you to the 1st European Sample Preparation e-Conference. In this challenging period of the Covid-19 pandemic, the event will be held entirely virtually from 11 - 12 March, 2021.

The event aims to bring together all members of our Network to discuss new advancements in the field, and at the same time, trigger new ideas from fruitful panel discussions. The online programme will include access to presentations from our expert invited speakers together with contributed talks and e-Posters. Informal e-mixers and discussions will be organized during coffee and lunch breaks to facilitate networking.

This online event is free of charge for our members. All attendees are invited to register by 1st March 2021 via the online registration form.

To mark the event, the key theme will be  "Green Sample Preparation".

We solicit original contributions in the following general topic areas:

Topic 1. New technologies, techniques and extraction phases

Topic 2. New applications

Topic 3. Theoretical and fundamental aspects of technologies

Topic 4. Automation in sample preparation

Topic 5. Other


Abstract submission opens  4th November 2020. To submit an abstract, fill the abstract template found here, and send it to Assoc. Prof. Ángela I. López Lorente  at sampleprep<at> Detailed instructions can be found within the template file.


Important Dates

Abstract Submission opens

4 November 2020

Registration opens

4 November 2020

Abstract Deadline for Oral Presentations

15 January 2021

Abstract Deadline for Posters to be included in the Book of Abstracts

1 February 2021

Deadline for Registration

1 March 2021







We continue to look forward to meeting again in person: Until that time register to join us at our first online conference.



Slavica Ražić, Chair of EuChemS-DAC, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Elia Psillakis, Head of EuChemS-DAC Sample Preparation Study Group and Network, Technical University of Crete, Greece


Organizing Committee:

Cecilia Cagliero, University of Turin, Italy

Rafael Lucena, University of Cordoba, Spain

Sibel Ozkan, Ankara University, Turkey

Manuel Miró, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain

Stig Pedersen-Bjergaard, University of Oslo, Norway

Francisco Pena-Pereira, University of Vigo, Spain

Giorgia Purcaro, University of Liege, Belgium

Marcela Segundo, University of Porto, Portugal

Lorena Vidal, University of Alicante, Spain



Ángela I. López Lorente, University of Cordoba, Spain


This Webex event is hosted by Dipartimento di Scienza e Tecnologia del Farmaco, Università di Torino, Italy


Invitation for Sponsors

The EuChems-DAC Sample Preparation Group and Network is a non-profit organization and any sponsorship will be used to the support of young scientists in the field of Sample Preparation. All Sponsorships will be deposited on the EuChemS-DAC bank account.

We offer opportunities for companies to participate in the 1st European Sample Preparation Conference and we are also more than happy to discuss any special request or customized alternative that better suits your needs.  

The minimum sponsoring package is Basic (500 €) company logo on the conference program, book of abstracts, and on the conference website, together with a hyperlink from the sponsor’s logo to a website of their choice; company logo in conference e-rooms during breaks; announcement through our social media accounts) and additional options are to sponsor an award named after the company for the best poster (250 €) and best oral (400 €) contributions. The selection of winners will be after evaluation from our scientific committee and based on excellence criteria.

You may download the form for registering as a sponsor here. When completed, please, return it to Professor Giorgia Purcaro (gpurcaro<at> with cc to sampleprep<at>