Scientific Program

Talks

There will be a welcome reception on Monday, 23 October at 6 pm followed by a dinner at 7 pm.

 

TUESDAY, 24 OCTOber

 

9:00
Welcome and Introduction

9:20
Important asymmetric and catalytic transformations for drug development
Chris Senanayake / Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, USA

10:00
New ligands in Ir-catalyzed asymmetric allylic substitution reactions
Shuli You / Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China

10:40
Coffee break

11:00
Development of a long term manufacturing route to HCV NS5b inhibitor, MK-3682

John Limanto / Merck Research Laboratories, USA

11:40
Transition metal free, Cu or Fe catalyzed arylation of nucleophiles: from the academic discovery to industrial applications
Marc Taillefer / CNRS/ENSCM, Montpellier, France

12:20
Lunch

 

14:00
New catalysts for olefin metathesis
Krzysztof Skowerski / Apeiron Synthesis, Poland

14:40
Oxidation-induced C-H activation and photo, electro-induced CH/CH oxidative cross-coupling
Aiwen Lei / Wuhan University, China

15:20
Coffee break

15:40
Key technical challenges for industrial implementation of metathesis and hydroformylation in high value monomer synthesis
Jean-Luc Dubois / Arkema France

16:20
Selectivity control in C-H activation
Lutz Ackermann / University of Göttingen, Germany

17:00
End

18:00
Dinner

 

POSTER SESSION

20:00
Presentation and discussion of all posters

22:00
End

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 25 october

9:00
Advances in cross-coupling catalysis
Michael Organ / University of Ottawa, Canada

9:40
New synthesis of C-glycosides via C-C coupling: catalyzed or uncatalyzed?
Vittorio Farina / Janssen Pharmaceutica, Belgium

10:20
Coffee break

10:40
Design of sustainable catalytic reactions based on metal-ligand cooperation
David Milstein / Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

11:20
Development of challenging catalytic processes for pharmaceuticals
Yi Hsiao / Bristol-Myers Squibb, USA

12:00
Lunch

 

14:15
EXCURSION

18:00
End of excursion

19:00
Dinner

 

THURSDAY, 26 OCTOber

 

9:00
Throwing light on organocatalysis: new opportunities in enantioselective synthesis
Paolo Melchiorre / Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Tarragona, Spain

9:40
Photocatalysis for steroid synthesis
Stephen Bell / Almac Sciences, UK

10:20
Coffee break

10:40
Catalysis in flow – is heterogeneous or homogeneous the way to go?
C. Oliver Kappe / University of Graz, Austria

11:20
A combined high-throughput and mechanistic approach toward the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients
David Leitch / GlaxoSmithKline, USA

12:00
Lunch

 

13:30
Amide hydrogenation to amines - the toughest nut to crack
David Cole-Hamilton / University of St. Andrews, UK

14:10
Latest developments in catalytic hydrogenation
Laurent Lefort / Innosyn, The Netherlands

14:50
Coffee break

15:10
Homogeneous hydrogenation. An indispensable tool in the conversion of renewables and platform chemicals
Johannes de Vries / Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Rostock, Germany

15:50
Chemocatalytic and biocatalytic approach to access products of asymmetric hydrogenation of tetra-substituted olefins
Steven Mennen / Amgen, USA

16:30
End

19:00
Dinner

Poster

No. 1:
Application of MoS2-RGO nanocomposite as a versatile catalyst for synthesis of Indole alkaloids in water
Ashish Bahuguna / Indian Institute of Technology Mandi

No. 2:
Metathesis of cardanol over Hoveyda-Grubbs type catalysts supported on Mesoporous Molecular sieve SBA-15
Hynek Balcar / J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry

No. 3:
Development of bis-(cyclic alkyl amino carbene) ruthenium complexes, a versatile and highly efficient catalysts for olefin metathesis.
Katarzyna Kaczanowska / Apeiron Synthesis

No. 4:
Computer-guided design of artificial metalloenzymes for organic synthesis

Agusti Lledos / Autonomous University of Barcelona

No. 5:
DFT insights into the mechanism of cyclic carbonate formation from CO2 catalyzed by azaphosphatrane
Ravinder Pawar / University of Burgundy

No. 6:
Iptycene-NHC-metal complexes in homogeneous catalysis

Herbert Plenio / Technische Universität Darmstadt

No. 7:
Ru- and Pd-catalyzed transformations in the total synthesis of polyacetylene natural products
Bernd Schmidt / University of Potsdam

No. 8:
Dithiocarbamate anion catalysis: a new photochemical radical generation strategy
Bertrand Schweitzer-Chaput / Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia