Welcome Letter

Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends,

It is our great pleasure to announce that the 51st International Symposium on High Performance Liquid Phase Separations and Related Techniques (HPLC 2021) will be held from Sunday through Thursday, September 10-14, 2021 in Dalian, China.

The HPLC symposium series is known as the world leading conference on liquid phase separations and related technologies. Its program covers all aspects of separation sciences in liquid and supercritical fluid phases as well as hyphenation with advanced detection technologies in particular mass spectrometry. The program will span from fundamentals and theory of chromatographic separations and detection principles, over methodological and technological advances including separation materials, column technologies and instruments, to applications in various fields and quality assurance aspects. The symposium will feature tutorials, plenary and keynote lectures from the leading scientists in the field. Yet, the majority of lectures will be selected from submitted abstracts to make sure that participants can share and discuss their newest results with the audience. Besides, HPLC 2021 will have a big exhibition and vendor seminars in which attendees can see the latest innovations from the leading vendors in the field.

During HPLC Dalian 2021, the 23rd National Symposium and Exhibition on Chromatography of China (NSECC) will be held together in the same floor. This meeting will be hosted by the Chinese Chemical Society and organized by the Chromatographic Committee of the Chinese Chemical Society and Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences. NSECC has been held for 22 times successfully since 1977. It has been referred as "the largest, the most professional and the highest level" conference on chromatography in Chinese separation and analytical science fields.

Dalian is one of the most charming cities in China. It is located in the southernmost part of the Liaodong Peninsula between the Yellow and Bohai Seas, and covers an area of 12,573 sq km. Known as the "The Pearl of North China", it is a charming and romantic city and has attracted visitors throughout the world all year around.

Our venue is in Dalian international conference center. Dalian international conference center is located in Donggang business district, CBD core area, which is known as "diamond harbor". Magnificent momentum, convenient transportation, peripheral services perfect, planning area five-star, super five-star hotel more than 10. It is the main venue of the Summer Davos Conference in China. The main building is divided into one underground floor and four above ground floor. There are 34 meeting rooms of different sizes in the grand theater, all of which are elaborately designed for high-end meetings, it also provides a perfect space for high-end exhibition.

Dalian, nestles upon fresh green mountains, and links with deep-blue sea. Dalianese, bearing the amicability of the mountain and hospitality from the sea, open their arms, to embrace your coming. Mark your calendar! We look forward to your participation.

Prof. Guowang Xu
Chairman of the HPLC 2021 Dalian Symposium

Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
457 Zhongshan Road
Dalian 116023, China.