BOSS XVII

17th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Namur, Belgium    July 3-8, 2022

Programme


16:30

Registration

18:00

Welcome Reception

20:00

End of the Day

08:45

Registration

2020 Tetrahedron Chair

10:00

General Principles of Selective Catalysis

Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States

11:00

Coffee break & Exhibition

11:30

Organocatalysis

Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States

12:30

Lunch, Poster Session (Odd Numbers) & Exhibition

14:30

Organometallic Catalysis

Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States

15:30

Coffee break & Exhibition

16:00

Privileged Catalysts: Selectivity and Generality in Asymmetric Catalysis

Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States

17:00

Belgian Beer Cocktail
Sponsored by Elsevier

19:00

End of the Day

09:00

Ni-Catalyzed Functionalization of Remote sp3 C-H Bonds

Prof. Ruben MARTIN
INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH OF CATALONIA, Tarragona, Spain

10:00

Reshaping Molecules with Reactive Heterocycles: from Cycloadditions for Odd-membered Carbocycles to New Organic Materials

Prof. Johan WINNE
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium

11:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:30

Symantec Programming of Chemistry

Prof. Leroy CRONIN
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, Glasgow, United Kingdom

12:30

Lunch, Poster Session (Odd Numbers) & Exhibition

14:30

Designer Enzymes for Unnatural Biocatalysis

Prof. Gerard ROELFES
UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands

15:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition

16:00

Discovering New Fluorination Reagents and Reactions by Probing the Unique Fluorine Effects

Prof. Jinbo HU
SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Shanghai, China

17:00

Rational Design of High-performance Mid-sized Catalysts Based on Acid–Base Combination Chemistry

Prof. Kazuaki ISHIHARA
NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, Nagoya, Japan

18:00

End of the Day

08:30

Electron Catalysis

Prof. Armido STUDER
UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER, Münster, Germany

09:30

What's New with Simple Ambident Pro-nucleophiles

Prof. Jean RODRIGUEZ
AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY, Marseille, France

10:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:00

Harnessing the Chemistry of Plant Natural Product Biosynthesis

Prof. Sarah E. O’CONNOR
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR CHEMICAL ECOLOGY, Jena, Germany

12:00

Title to be Announced

Prof. Corinna SCHINDLER
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, United States

13:00

Lunch, Poster Session (Even Numbers) & Exhibition

14:30

Excursions

14:30

End of the Scientific Programme

09:00

Photoinduced Assembly of C–N Bonds

Prof. Daniele LEONORI
UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, Manchester, United Kingdom

10:00

Complex Natural Products as a Driving Force for Discovery in Organic Chemistry

Prof. Brian STOLTZ
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Pasadena, United States

11:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:30

Synthesis of Highly Strained Hydrocarbon Nanobelts

Prof. Meixiang WANG
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Beijing, China

12:30

Lunch, Poster Session (Even Numbers) & Exhibition

14:30

Strained Rings, Hypervalent Bonds, Tethers: Reactivity Design for Synthesis

Prof. Jerome WASER
EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland

15:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition

2020 Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis

16:00

Title to be announced

Prof. Phil BARAN
THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, La Jolla, United States

17:00

Award Ceremony & Cocktail
Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceutica

19:00

End of the Scientific Programme

20:30

Symposium Banquet

09:00

Shuttle Catalysis – A Conceptual Blueprint for Reversible Functional Group Transfer

Prof. Bill MORANDI
ETH ZÜRICH, Zürich, Switzerland

10:00

Exploiting Conformational Control for Biomimetic Function and Reactivity

Prof. Jonathan CLAYDEN
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, Bristol , United Kingdom

11:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:30

Carbenes as Powerful Transition Metal Surrogates

Prof. Guy BERTRAND
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, La Jolla, United States

12:30

Closing Ceremony

13:00

Departure