Coronavirus in Qatar

The American Chemical Society (ACS) MENA 2021 conference has been postponed until spring 2022 in Doha, Qatar. All previously submitted papers, abstracts, and posters will be withdrawn. 


All information on the coronavirus in Qatar can be found on Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health website. As Qatar and the world begins to open up, travel restrictions and visa guidelines are frequently altered. Please check the Qatar MOPH website for updates. 


Rules regarding travel and visas were updated on July 9. Please see the MOPH website for more details. Please note that the downloading of the Ehteraz mobile phone app is required for entry into Qatar for all visitors. 


The conference organizing committee is monitoring developments related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and potential impact on global travel to the Qatar conference.

We strongly urge attendees to implement appropriate guidelines and protocols as suggested by the World Health Organization and other health authorities. ACS will endeavor to provide a safe and healthy environment for all attendees.


We look forward to a safe and enjoyable conference. 




ACS MENA 2021 Organizing Committee