Scientific Program

September, 7-11 2023


1) Prof. Bruce A. Arndtsen CAN (McGill University, Montreal)

Alternative Energy Drivers for Palladium Catalyzed Coupling Reactions

2) Prof. Joaquín García Álvarez (Departamento de Química Orgánica e Inorgánica - Universidad de Oviedo - Spain)

Design of hybrid one-pot tandem protocols by using transition-metal or s-block organometallic chemistry under greener reaction conditions

3) Prof. Matthias Beller (Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V. (LIKAT) - Rostock - Germany)

The Importance of Organometallic Chemistry in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis

4) Prof. Christophe Copéret (Laboratory of Inorganic Chemistry ETH Zuerich - Switzerland)

NMR chemical shifts beyond numbers: understanding the electronic structure of reaction intermediates

5) Prof.ssa Odile Eisenstein (ICGM, University Montpellier; CNRS, ENSCM, Montpellier - France; Hylleraas Centre for Quantum Molecular Sciences and Department of Chemistry, University of Oslo - Norway)

The chemistry of the Grignard systems: A cold case now open to computational studies

6) Prof.ssa Dorota Gryko (Institute of Organic Chemistry - Polish Academy of Sciences - Warsaw - Poland)

Vitamin B12 catalysis – lessons learned from nature

7) Prof.ssa Eva Hevia (Department für Chemie und Biochemie - Bern - Switzerland)

Tailoring organosodium reagents for new stoichiometric and catalytic reactions

8) Prof. Igor Larrosa (School of Chemistry - University of Manchester - United Kingdom )

Mechanistic Understanding-Led Transition Metal Catalyzed C-H Functionalization

9) Prof. Franc Meyer (Institut für Anorganische Chemie Georg-August- Universität Göttingen -Germany)

Merging Organometallic and Bioinorganic Chemistry: N-Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands in Bioinspired Model Studies

10) Prof.ssa Barbara Milani (Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences - University of Trieste - Trieste- Italy)

A tour around the late transition metal catalysts for polymerization reactions

11) Prof. Bill Morandi (Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences - ETH Zürich - Switzerland)

Recent adventures in catalysis

12) Prof. Alessandro Mordini (Istituto di Chimica dei Composti Organometallici - Dipartimento di Chimica "U. Schiff" - Università di Firenze - Italy)

The Organometallic Chemist's Toolbox to Access New Molecules for Sustainable Energy and Fuels Production

13) Prof. Thierry Ollevier (Département de chimie - Université Laval ,Québec - Canada)

Chiral Iron Catalysts for Asymmetric Organic Transformations

14) Prof.ssa Beatriz Royo P (ITQB NOVA, Oeiras)

Manganese-catalyzed hydrosilylative reduction: ligand design and mechanistic aspects

15) Prof. Dr. Johannes G. de Vries (Department Catalysis with Renewables - Rostock - Germany)

Use of homogeneous catalysis for the conversion of renewable resources to chemicals