Important Notice

19 Oct. 2020

To all whom concerned,

The 14th Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE 2021) was originally planned for July 2021. In view of the situation associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Organizing Committee has approved the recommendation of the Executive Committee to postpone the 14th PSE symposium to the summer of 2022. This decision is in response to our concern for the health and safety of the participants and to ensure maximum participation from all over the world. We are very sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Organizing Committees of PSE 2021

This PSE symposium is a triennial international conference series on process systems engineering. The conference was initiated in Kyoto, Japan at 1982. The conference is organized by the PSE Executive Committee with representation from the Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering, the European Federation of Chemical Engineering, and the Inter American Confederation of Chemical Engineering. The previous conferences were held in San Diego, California, USA (2018), Copenhagen, Denmark (2015), Singapore (2012), Salvador-Bahia, Brazil (2009), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany (2006), Kunming, China (2003), Keystone, USA (2000), Tronheim, Norway (1997), Kyongju, Korea (1994), Montebello, Canada (1991), Sydney, Australia (1998), Cambridge, England (1985), and Kyoto, Japan (1982).

What's New


PSE2021 Symposium is postponed!

The symposium is postponed to Summer of 2022.

Important Dates

Exact dates of the deadlines will be announced soon after the symposium date is fixed.

31 July 2020  30 Sep. 2020  Summer of 2021 Deadline for abstract submission  
24 Sep. 2020  19 Oct. 2020  To be announced Notification of abstract acceptance  
18 Dec. 2020  11 Jan. 2021  To be announced Deadline for full paper submission  
12 Feb. 2021  To be announced Notification of full paper acceptance  
12 Mar. 2021  To be announced Deadline for camera ready submission  
19–23 July 2021  Summer 2022 Symposium  


The organizers for PSE2021 are looking forward to seeing you on-site in Kyoto. And for those who cannot come to Kyoto, we are currently considering online options.