BOSS XVII

17th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium

 Namur, Belgium    July 3-8, 2022

Programme


16:00

Registration

18:00

Welcome Reception

20:00

End of the Day

08:30

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

13:30

Workshop: Development of Reaxys Predictive Retrosynthesis, its Use and Adoption by Chemists

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

L01 - Ni-Catalyzed Functionalization of Remote sp3 C-H Bonds

Prof. Ruben MARTIN
INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH OF CATALONIA, Tarragona, Spain
10:00

L02 - New Reagents and Reactions Bridging the Fluoroalkylation, Fluoroolefination and Fluorination
Virtual Lecture

Prof. Jinbo HU
SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Shanghai, China
11:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:30

L03 - Complex Natural Products as a Driving Force for Discovery in Organic Chemistry

Prof. Brian STOLTZ
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Pasadena, United States
12:30

Lunch, Poster Session (Odd Numbers) & Exhibition

14:30

L04 - Designer Enzymes for Unnatural Biocatalysis

Prof. Gerard ROELFES
UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands
15:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition

16:00

L05 - Photoinduced Assembly of C–N Bonds

Prof. Daniele LEONORI
RWTH AACHEN UNIVERSITY, Aachen, Germany
17:00

L06 - Rational Design of High-performance Catalysts Based on Acid–Base Combination Chemistry

Prof. Kazuaki ISHIHARA
NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, Nagoya, Japan
18:00

End of the Day

08:30

L07 - Exploiting Conformational Control for Biomimetic Function and Reactivity

Prof. Jonathan CLAYDEN
UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, Bristol , United Kingdom
09:30

L08 - Boron an Emergent Element in Radical Chemistry

Prof. Armido STUDER
UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER, Münster, Germany
10:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:00

L09 - Harnessing the Chemistry of Plant Natural Product Biosynthesis

Prof. Sarah E. O’CONNOR
MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR CHEMICAL ECOLOGY, Jena, Germany
12:00

L10 - Metal- or metal-free? Complementarity towards the sustainable synthesis of complex molecules via C-H functionalization

Prof. Joanna WENCEL-DELORD
UNIVERSITY OF STRASBOURG, Strasbourg, France
13:00

Lunch, Poster Session (Even Numbers) & Exhibition

14:30

Excursions

14:30

End of the Day

09:00

L11 - Carbenes as Powerful Transition Metal Surrogates

Prof. Guy BERTRAND
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, La Jolla, United States
10:00

L12 - Digital Chemistry and Chemputation

Prof. Leroy CRONIN
UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, Glasgow, United Kingdom
11:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:30

L13 - Synthesis of Zigzag Hydrocarbon Belts - An Organic Chemist's Perspective on Carbon Nanostructures
Virtual Lecture

Prof. Mei-Xiang WANG
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Beijing, China
12:30

Lunch, Poster Session (Even Numbers) & Exhibition

14:30

L14 - 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

L15 - Simplifying Synthesis with Electricity

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

2022 Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis

17:00

L16 - On Discovery and Sensitivity in Catalysis

Prof. Frank GLORIUS
UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER, Münster, Germany
18:00

Award Ceremony & Cocktail
Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceutica

20:00

End of the Day

20:30

Symposium Banquet

09:00

L17 - Shuttle Catalysis – A Conceptual Blueprint for Reversible Functional Group Transfer

Prof. Bill MORANDI
ETH ZÜRICH, Zürich, Switzerland
10:00

L18 - Heterocyclic Tools to Reshape Molecules: From Novel Carboannulations to New Organic Materials

Prof. Johan WINNE
UGENT, Ghent, Belgium
11:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition

11:30

L19 - A Trip from Central to Axial and Helical Chiralities

Prof. Jean RODRIGUEZ
AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY, Marseille, France
12:30

Closing Ceremony

13:00

End of the Symposium