19 November 2024

Challenges in Catalysis VIII

Organised by:

SCI’s Fine Chemicals group and RSC’s Applied Catalysis Group

RSC, Burlington house

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Early bird offer ends 8 October 2024

Synopsis
The SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group and the RSC’s Applied Catalysis Group are pleased to announce this one-day biennial symposium - Challenges in Catalysis for Pharmaceuticals and Fine chemicals VII. The aim of this meeting, well-supported both by industry and academia is to debate the current developments in catalysis, where they are going and what industry needs.  An exciting line up of leading academic and industrial scientists will present a series of lectures covering topics in homogeneous, heterogeneous and enzymatic catalysis.
Attendees
This meeting is suitable for all organic/medicinal chemists (students, early and mid-career) working in academia and industry and chemical engineers in process development.
Programme

Tuesday 19 November 2024

10.00
Registration and refreshments
10.30
Introduction and welcome
10.35
Enantioselective base metal catalysis: from organometallic chemistry to engineered enzymes
Professor Xile Hu, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
11.25
Past and current trends in catalysis – what does the future hold?
Dr Carin Seechurn, Sinocompound
12.15
Lunch, posters and exhibition
13.45
Catalysts for pharma scale continuous hydrogenation
Lee Edwards, GSK
14.35
Biocatalytic hydrogenation: Robust biotechnologies for sustainable chemical manufacturing
Dr Sarah Cleary, HydRegen
15.25
Refreshments, posters and exhibition
15.55
Talk title to be confirmed
Dr Elina Siirola, Novartis
16.45
Innovative concepts and catalysts for the formation of C-C and C-heteroatom bonds
Professor Lukas Gooßen, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
17.35
Poster prize presentation
17.40
Closing remarks
17.45
Wine reception

SCI’s Fine Chemicals Group are committed to promoting diversity and equality in the chemical sciences. We aim to identify high quality speakers for all our conferences with full inclusivity where attendees from all backgrounds are welcome. We are open to offering flexible presentation options.
Exhibition and Sponsorship

An exhibition will take place alongside the conference for companies and related organisations who may wish to exhibit. Please email conferences@soci.org for further information and prices. Spaces are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.


Venue and Contact

RSC

Burlington House
Piccadilly
W1J 0BA

 

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Fees
Early bird - ends Tuesday 8 October 2024
SCI/RSC* Member - £120
Non-member - £140
SCI/RSC** Student member - £35
After early bird
SCI/RSC* Member - £170
Non-member - £195
SCI/RSC** Student member - £50

*RSC members should enter the Event discount code EJRFCHEM678 and select “Guest Member” under the section Member type. Delegates will be contacted for their RSC membership number after successful registration.

**RSC student members should enter the Event discount code EJRFCHEM678S and select “Guest Member” under the section Member type. Delegates will be contacted for their RSC membership number after successful registration.

All registrations will automatically receive a confirmation within 24 hours of registering for the event. Should you not receive written confirmation of your booking, please email conferences@soci.org.

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ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Emmanuel Callens, 30Technology (SCI)
Amanda Jarvis, University of Edinburgh (RSC)
Sam Staniland, AstraZeneca (RSC)
Katherine Wheelhouse, GSK (RSC)