Relevance of Basic Research to Applications in Organometallic Chemistry 


C. Amatore, Ecole Normal Superieure, Paris, France,“Palladium Catalysis: are “Well Known” Mechanisms So Well Known?

J. Blümel, University of Heidelberg, German,“Immobilized Rhodium and Nickel catalysts”

P. Braunstein, University “L. Pasteur”, Strasburg, France, “The metal-ligand interplay: from fundamental to applied chemistry via stoichiometric and catalytic transformations”

M. Catellani, University of Parma, Ital, “Understanding the behaviour of VIII gruop metal complexes as a prerequisite for developing new caralytic processes for organic synthesis”

G. Helmechen, University of Heidelberg, Germany, “Transition Metal Catalyzed Asymmetric Allyl Substitutions”

P. Maitlis, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom,“Metal catalysed CO hydrogenation: hetero- or homo-, what’s the difference?”

M. Mingos, University of Oxford, United Kingdom,“Microwave Dielectric Heating from Cooking Results in the Lab to Modern Pharmaceutical Chemistry”

G. Natile, University of Bari, Italy, “Molecolar Devises for Measuring Donor-Acceptor Ability of Ligands: Aspects Relevant to Activation of Olefins”

R. Poli, University of Bourgogne, Dijon, France, “The Contribution of Organometallic Chemistry to Understanding and Further Development of Radical Polymerization”

A. Pombeiro, University of Lisbon, Portugal, “Activation of Alkanes and Nitriles towards Metal-mediated Synthesis”

R. Romeo, University of Messina, Italy, “Coordinative Unsaturation in Platinum (II) Chemistry: From Elusive Reaction Intermediates to Structurally Characterized Complexes”

L. F. Tietze (University of Göttingen, Germany),“Transition Metal Catalysis in the Efficient Synthesis of Natural Products”

A. Togni, ETH, Zürich, Switzerland, “Catalysis Asymmetric Hydroamination of Olefins”