4 April 2014

Asymmetric Organocatalysis; Challenges and Innovations

Organised by:

SCI's Young Chemists' Panel

Pfizer Lecture Theatre, University of Cambridge, U.K.

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Synopsis

This one day event has been developed to explore current hot topics in asymmetric organocatalysis research and will deliver an insightful overview of the latest applications and concepts. The international leading speakers list should attract delegates from both academia and industry.


Attendees
The meeting is aimed at scientists in the industrial and academic fields with a background in organic synthesis and is ideally suited to those studying for a postgraduate degree or working in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology or agrochemical industries, either already familiar with organocatalysis, or interested in learning more about the area.
Programme

Day 1

10:30
Registration and refreshments
11:00
Welcome and introduction
11:05
Dr Reddy’s Lecture - Organocatalytic photochemical processes
12:05
Mechanistic insights into organocatalytic reactions
Prof Alan Armstrong, Imperial College London
13:05
Lunch
14:00
Insight and understanding through development of an alkene dihydroxylation procedure
Prof Nicholas Tomkinson, University of Strathclyde
15:00
Industrial Lecture - Asymmetric organocatalysis at DSM: history, results and dreams
Dr Paul Alsters, DSM Innovative Synthesis
16:00
Refreshments
16:30
Organocatalysis - From the simple to complex molecules
Prof Karl Anker Jørgensen, Aarhus University
17:30
Closing remarks

Venue and Contact

University of Cambridge

Pfizer Lecture Theatre,
Department of Chemistry, University Chemical Laboratory
University of Cambridge 
Lensfield Road
Cambridge
CB2 1EW

 

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Fees

Earlybird fees - before 4 March 2014
GB£75 . . . . . . . . . .SCI Member 
GB£30. . . . . . . . . . SCI Student
GB£100 . . . . . . . . .Non Member

Standard fees - after 4 March 2014
GB£90 . . . . . . . . . .SCI Member 
GB£35 .. . . . . . . . . SCI Student
GB£120 . . . . . . . . .Non Member

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Additional Info

Organising committee

Armando Carlone, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd
Silvia Díez-González, Imperial College London
Danny Mortimer, Johnson Matthey
Steven Twiddle, Pfizer