15 - 16 November 2021 | EST (UTC-5)
Discovery Chemistry US:
15 - 16 November 2021 | EST (UTC-5)

Join over 300 leaders, experts and scientists at the renowned Discovery Chemistry US: Online, a dedicated virtual congress for drug discovery chemistry & drug design experts

The event will attract attendees from across the globe on breakthroughs in Protein Degradation and Covalent Inhibitors, Computational Drug Design and AI, alongside DNA and Other Encoded Libraries for Molecular Drug Design and Medicinal Chemistry

Discovery Chemistry US: Online

Discovery Chemistry is evolving…

Join over 600 leaders, experts and scientists at this virtual event, helping to shape the future of discovery chemistry and computation drug design.

Key focus areas include: DNA encoded libraries, protein-protein interactions, AI/ML in drug design and medicinal chemistry Protein Degradation and Covalent Inhibitors

Agenda at a Glance

  • AI in Chemical Synthesis
  • AI-enabled target ID capabilities
  • Lead Identification
  • Lead Optimisation
  • Measuring Toxicity and prediction
  • Design of novel compound libraries for synthesis
    • Computational Drug Design: AI Focus
    • Addressing Difficult Targets With New Novel Approach In Drug Design
    • AI in Drug Design – Where Are We?
    • Digitising Drug Discovery Labs
    • Deploying 3D Modelling To Chemists
    • Generation of novel chemical space and filtering by predictive models
    • Efficient Combination Of Machine Learning And Automation To Accelerate DMTA Cycles
    • Innovating the Chemistry Lab Bench
    • Automation In The Organic Chemistry Laboratory- A Workflow Case Study in Accelerating library automation & high throughput experimentation
    • Integrating machine learning and automation – how far are we from automated DMTA
    • Implementing a fully automated organic chemical synthesis platform
    • Developing modular syntheses for pharmaceuticals to synthesise medicines
    • Making use of different HIT finding platforms
    • Integrative approach to find the best small molecule entity for the targets
    • Exploration of different combination approaches – Fragment-Based & Structured Based
    • How structured based vs fragment based design are combined depending on the target
    • Pharmaceuticals Mapping Chemical Space Using Multi-Dimensional Descriptors
    • New Chemical Modalities And Challenging Targets (Small And Large Molecules) And Choice Of Modalities
    • Covalent Inhibitors Design and Discovery – Overcoming Challenges
    • Roundtable Sessions: where we are now with the Integration Of Technologies In The Optimization Of HITs – DEL, Covalent Inhibitors and Targeted Protein Degradation

    Key Speakers

    The 2021 event brings together a panel of prominent leaders and scientists, sharing new case studies, innovative data and industry outlook.

    Below are some of the confirmed speakers for Discovery Chemistry US: Online

    Senior Director, Head Medicinal Chemistry, IMED RIA
    Director, Computational Chemistry
    Senior Director, Medicinal Chemistry
    Fulcrum Therapeutics
    Vice President of Chemistry
    Pliant Therapeutics
    VP of Chemistry
    werngard czechtizky

    Werngard Czechtizky



    Eric Martin



    Ivan Efremov

    Fulcrum Therapeutics


    Katerina Leftheris

    Pliant Therapeutics

    joe franklin

    Joe Franklin


    Delegate Rates

    Virtual passes are available in Free & Full levels. Click the comparison chart to see what access is provided at each level.

    Event Features​

    Networking & knowledge-sharing is at the heart of what we do. Alongside the innovative programme, attendees can engage in a variety of Event features and make the most of participation in a range of virtual experiences.

    Live and On-Demand Presentations

    Benefit from the insight of our expert speakers via pre-recorded presentations and interactive live presentations

    Virtual Conference Platform

    Our fully featured platform offers an immersive conference experience, delivering all the benefits of an in-person event

    Digital Networking Opportunities

    Connect directly with other registrants of event around the world through direct 1-2-1 chat, video chat and group discussion


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    Virtual Attendance of the event is available in Free* and Full packages




    Access to live presentations and discussions

    Join the live agenda throughout the 2 day conference

    Access to messaging and networking features on the virtual platform

    7 Days

    7 Days

    Access to all on-demand content

    Join the congress as and when you like and catch up on any missed presentations (particularly useful for those with busy schedules or joining from different time zones)

    Access to presentations post event and Premium Content Hub

    Download event presentations plus additional online content to watch or re-watch at a later date so that you don’t miss out on any key findings.

    1 Year

    Priority Access to speed networking & discussion sessions

    Join targeted breakout-rooms and discussions with high level peers

    Submit a whitepaper, poster or article into resource centre

    *Free passes are only available to industry R&D or academia.

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