Conferences Organization


  • Co-organizer with Prof. Paul W. Ayers and Dr. Farnaz H. Zadeh of a Symposium on “Frontiers in Chemical Understanding and Prediction: New Descriptors and Concepts for Chemical Phenomena” at the 48th International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) World Chemistry Congress and 51st IUPAC General Assembly: “Frontiers in Chemistry: Health, Energy, Sustainability and Society”, (13-20 August, 2021), Montreal, Canada.
  • Member of the International Scientific Advisory Committee, 6th International Conference: Nanobiophysics: fundamental and applied aspects, NBP-2019 (1-4 October 2019), Institute of Physics of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine (NAS), Kiev, Ukraine.
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee, International Charge Density Meeting: ICDM 2019, (21-26 July 2019), Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany.
  • Co-Organizer (with Prof. G. Peslherbe and Prof. P.-N. Roy) of the 45th annual Congress of Theoretical Chemists of the Latin Expression Quitel XLV (Quitel 2019) for the first time in North America (in Canada).
  • Member of the International Scientific Committee, Quantum International Frontiers 2018, (17-21October 2018), Hunan Province, China.
  • Chair and Organizer of the Sagamore XIX (2018) Conference on Quantum Crystallography of the International Union of Crystallography (IUCr), (8-13 July 2018), Halifax, Canada.[1]
  • Organizer of: Symposium on Electron Localization and Delocalization: Theory, Measures, and Applications in Chemistry; 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition CSC 2017, (28 May  – 1 June 2017), Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • International Advisory Board Member: ChemBond 2016: Chemical Bonding in Position Space, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden, 2016 (November 27 – December 1, 2016).
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board and the International Organizing Committee: 7th European Charge Density Meeting ECDM7, Warsaw June 2016.
  • Member of the International Programme Committee: 3rd International Interdisciplinary Symposium, CroArtScia2015 – Technological Innovations: Art & Science (27–30 May 2015), Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Co-organizer (with Dr. Birger Dittrich) of Microsymposium on “MS-65 Charge Density for Drug Design” at the Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography IUCr-2014, Montreal 5-12 August 2014. (49 submitted abstracts).
  • Member of the International Organizing Committee: Asymmetry: Art & Science & Education, International Scientific Interdisciplinary Symposium, CroArtScia 2013 (8–11 May 2013), Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Organizer of a “Session in Honor of Professor Richard F. W. Bader” at the Sagamore XVII Conference on Electron Charge, Spin and Momentum Densities, International Union of Crystallography IUCr-2012, (15–20 July 2012), Hokkaido, Japan.
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee, 6th European Charge Density Meeting ECDM6, (15 – 20 September 2012), Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia.
  • Member, Organizing Committee: Second International Conference on Nanobiophysics: Fundamental and Applied Aspects, (6-9 October 2011), Kiev, Ukraine.
  • Member of the International Organizing Committee: International Scientific Symposium Symmetry: Art and Science, CroArtScia 2011 (4–7 May 2011), Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Session President (Président de session): “Concepts in Chemistry”, Epistémologie de la chimie : synthèse et perspectives (Epistemology of Chemistry: synthesis (philosophical synthesis) and perspectives), École Polytechnique – CREA (Centre de recherche en épistémologie appliquée), CNRS – UMR 7656, Paris – France, 11 Sept. 2010.
  • Discussion Leader of the Session: Electron Distribution and Interaction Energies, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Electron Distribution & Chemical Bonding (11-16 July 2010).
  • Co-Organizer (with Prof. Paul Ayers) of: Symposium on Atoms in Molecules, 92nd Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition CSC 2009, (30 May 30 – 3 June 2009), Hamilton, ON, Canada.
  • Co-organizer (with Prof. Richard F. W. Bader) of a Symposium on Static and Dynamic Aspects of Charge Density, 5th European Charge Density Meeting ECDM5, June 6-11 2008, Gravedona, Italy.
  • Organizer, Symposium on Bio-Computational Chemistry, 90th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition CSC 2007, May 26 – 30, 2007, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  • Member, Organizing Committee of the Symposium on the Occasion of the 65th Birthday of Prof. Richard Bader, Burlington, ON, Canada (18-20 Oct. 1996).




  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the Mount Saint Vincent University’s Conference on Peace: Being the Change: Building a Culture of Peace in our Classrooms, our Communities, and our World: Halifax, NS, Canada (7-9 July 2010).

[1] Received the 2018 Ambassador Award from the City of Halifax for bringing Sagamore 2018 Conference to Halifax (with delegates from 27 countries).