Date: December 16-20, 2018

Organizer(s): IAMS, Academia Sinica; National Taiwan University; National Chiao Tung University; National Tsing Hua University; Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica

The conference was jointly hosted by Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University. Topics included but were not limited to photophysics and photochemistry, photobiology and photosynthesis, spectroscopy and dynamics, plasmonics and nanophotonics, solar energy materials and photocatalysis, photoluminescent and photochromic materials, bioimaging, biosensing, and phototherapy. In addition, the conference incorporated The Fourth International Symposium on Frontiers in Bioimaging, which showcased novel imaging techniques in biology and medical sciences.

The year 2018 was special for Academia Sinica and National Taiwan University because both marked their 90th anniversaries. To celebrate this occasion, a series of events including conferences, seminars, and heritage exhibitions was held throughout the year. The Asian Photochemistry Conference was part of this celebration to present top research from Academia Sinica.