Thanks to all who made the 2019 Automated Synthesis Forum such a success.

The 2019 Automated Synthesis Forum meeting (formerly the UKASF) took place on 18th and 19th November at University of Strathclyde Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC), Glasgow.

The full agenda for the 2019 meeting can be found here

Plenary lectures were given by Lee Cronin (University of Glasgow), and Jesus Alcazar (Janssen, Spain).

Themes for the 2019 meeting were:

  • Robotics and lab automation in synthesis
  • Flow chemistry
  • Electrochemistry/Photochemistry
  • Synthesis and post-synthesis process improvements
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • New Technologies

Many thanks to our corporate sponsors, AstraZeneca and Janssen, for supporting the 2019 forum.

Our Venue

Strathclyde’s compact, modern campus is in the heart of Glasgow, minutes from George Square and Buchanan Street, and within easy reach of hotels, transport networks and the Scottish Event Campus (SEC).

Offering flexible, dedicated conferencing facilities for up to 600 delegates in Glasgow’s vibrant city centre, with support from a friendly, customer-focused team, TIC was recently named the UK’s Best Academic Venue at the 2018 Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards.


Glasgow is well served with a range of accommodation options. ASF delegates are able to take advantage of discounted rates at the following hotels; please contact us for details.

Fraser Suites Luxury Serviced Apartments:

Mercure Glasgow City


Conference Dinner

The conference dinner on 18th November is included with registration, and will be hosted in the Arta venue in the Merchant City.

Mediterranean-themed food served in unique surroundings provide the perfect backdrop to network and enjoy the famous hospitality of the host city!