J. E. Bäckwall, University of Stockolm, Sweden, “Transition Metal Hydrides as Active Intermediates in Hydrogen Transfer Reactions”

C. Bianchini, ISSEC-CNR Firenze, Italy, “Ligand control in the alternating copolymerization of CO and olefins by palladium-diphosphine catalysis”

P. Braunstein, University “L. Pasteur”, Strasburg, France, “The concept of hemilability applied to molecular activation and catalysis”

F. Calderazzo, University of Pisa, Italy, “What do we know about periodic trends in organometallic chemistry/inorganic chemistry?”

A. M. Echevarren, University of Madrid, Spain, “New metal-catalyzed cyclization reactions”

M. Green, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, “Structure and reactivity relationships in ansa-metallocenes: the ansa effect”

P. Jutzi, University of Bielefeld, Germany,“Functionalized cyclopentadienyl-ligands in the chemistry of p- and d-block elements”

G. van Koten, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands, “Nanosize organometallic species: use in homogeneous catalysis and materials science”

S. Maiorana, University of Milano, Italy, “Ligand L as reactivity modulator in areneCr(CO)2L complexes

L. A. Oro, University of Zaragoza, Spain,“Unusual organometallic architectures using nitrogen donor ligands”

R. Poli, University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France, “New ligands for asymmetric hydroformylation catalysis”

V. I. Sokolov, INEOS-RAS, Moscow, Russia, “Fullerenes as ligands for transition metals”

M. Ward, University of Bristol, United Kingdom, “Metal-metal electronic and magnetic interactions across bridging ligands”