The Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is organizing a national Conference on Frontiers in Chemical Sciences (FICS - 2014) from 04th - 6th December, 2014. Started in 2010, this biennial conference intends to bring together the eminent scientists, technologists and young researchers from across the country to provide a common platform for discussing their achievements and newer directions of research in the field of Chemical Science. This year being the International Year of Crystallography, along with all other branches of chemistry, two complete sessions will be dedicated to crystallography.