Program

TUESDAY, 17 SEPTEMBER

16:00   OPENNING CEREMONY
16:15 INVITED TALK: Robert Mulvey - University of Strathclyde, UK
  • Alkali Metal Organometallics: Masters of Mediation
16:45 INVITED TALK: Ana Carmen Albéniz - Centro de Innovación en Química y Materiales Avanzados - Universidad de Valladolid, ES
  • Faster Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions of Arenes: Cooperating Ligands and Co-Solvents
17:15    INVITED TALK: José Goicochea - University of Oxford, UK
  • From Chemical Curiosities to Versatile Reagents: Heavy Analogues of the Cyanate Ion
17:45 LORD LEWIS AWARD CEREMONY, PLENARY TALK
Luis Oro - Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea - Universidad de Zaragoza, ES
  • From Organometallic Complexes to Homogeneous Catalysis: Forty years of Platinum Group Metal Chemistry
19:15 WELCOME MIXER
 
 
WEDNESDAY, 18 SEPTEMBER
 
09:00 INVITED TALK: Dominic S. Wright  - University of Cambridge, UK
  • Main Group Macrocycles; Design Concepts and New Host-Guest Chemistry
09:30 INVITED TALK: Concepción Gimeno- Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea - Universidad de Zaragoza, ES
  • Synthesis and Applications of Novel Organogold Complexes
10:00 INVITED TALK: Lucía Riera - CSIC- Universidad de Oviedo, ES
  • Dearomatization and Ring-Opening of 2,2’-Bipyridine and 1,10-Phenanthroline Ligands
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 INVITED TALK: Eva Hevia - University of Strathclyde, UK
  • Tailoring Organozinc Reagents for Chemical Cooperativity
11:30 INVITED TALK: Miquel Costas - Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi - Universitat de Girona, ES
  • FeV complexes of relevance in enzymology and organic synthesis
12:00 ORAL PRESENTATIONS

OP1: Manfred Bochmann - University of East Anglia, UK
Carbene complexes of Cu, Ag, Au as OLED photoemitters

OP2: Montserrat Diéguez - Universitat Rovira i Virgili, ES
Improved generations of catalysts for the synthesis of elusive chiral synthons

OP3: Christopher J. Whiteoak - Sheffield Hallam University, UK
Access to Unusual Heterocyclic Compounds Utilizing a Key Cobalt-Catalyzed C-H Functionalization Approach 

OP4: Sonia Infante - IMDEA Nanociencia, ES
Organometallic tethered compounds with a coordinative bound capable of hijacking/releasing a proton

OP5: Miguel Palenzuela - Universidad de Alcalá, ES
Combined catalytic action of homometallic and heterometallic aluminum  species to generate polymeric nanoparticles

13:00 Lunch Break
15:00 INVITED TALK: Richard Layfield- University of Sussex, UK
  • High-Temperature Lanthanide Single-Molecule Magnets
15:30 INVITED TALK: María Giménez - Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, ES
  • Developing sustainable carbon hybrid materials
12:00 ORAL PPRESENTATIONS

OP6: Joaquín García-Álvarez - Universidad de Oviedo, ES
Synergistic combination of metal-catalyzed organic reactions with enzymes or organolithium reagents (RLi) in water and Deep Eutectic Solvents

OP7: Claire Brodie - Durham University, UK
Investigating the Reduction and Reactivity Chemistry of Cobalt Diphosphine Complexes

OP8: Mª Ángeles Fuentes - University of Oxford, UK
Phosphine/borane frustrated Lewis pairs chemistry supported by xanthene scaffolds

OP9: Alberto Hernán-Gómez - Universitat de Girona, ES
Catalytic Alkane Functionalization Via Iron-Carbene Insertion Reaction

OP10: Martí Garçon - Imperial College London, UK
Unusual Bonds between Magnesium and Transition Metals: New Opportunities in Catalysis

17:00 Poster Session
19:00 Visit to the Historic Building
21:00 Conference dinner
Parador de Alcalá de Henares
C/ Colegios 8
 
 
THURSDAY, 19 SEPTEMBER
 
09:30  INVITED TALK: Debbie Kays- University of Nottingham, UK
  • Small molecule activation and catalysis using coordinatively unsaturated complexes
10:00 INVITED TALK: Jesús Campos - Instituto de Investigaciones Químicas - Universidad de Sevilla - CSIC, ES
  • Frustration versus Interaction in Bimetallic Systems
10:30 FLASH PRESENTATIONS

FP1: Verónica Conejo-Rodríguez - Universidad de Valladolid, ES
d8···d10 RhI···AuI Interactions in Rh 2,6-Xylylisocyanide Complexes with Au(CN)2–: Bond Analysis and Crystal Effects

FP2: Anindita Chakraborty - University of Sussex, UK
Lanthanide Cyclobutadienyl Sandwich Complexes

FP3: Alice Johnson - University of Oxford, UK
Bis(imino)pyridine Rhodium Complexes for Amine-Borane Dehydropolymerisation

FP4: Marta Navarro - Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, ES
Bimetallic Aluminium Scorpionates For Coupling of CO2 and Epoxides Into Cyclic Carbonates Under Mild Conditions

FP5: Matthias Dirk Boegear - Universidad de Zaragoza - CSIC, ES
Structure Property Relationship of Materials with Gold (I)-Gold (III) Interactions

FP6: Elena de la Torre Rubio - Universidad de Alcalá, ES
Novel arene Ru (II) compounds with N-phenanthroline glycosylamine ligands as potential anticancer agents

FP7: Ana Carrasco - IMDEA Nanociencia, ES
Potent Half-Sandwich Iridium (III) Complexes as Mitochondria-Targeted Anticancer Drugs

FP8: Francisco Vllalba - Universidad de Valladolid, ES
Coupling of Reactive Carbene Precursors: Isolation of Intermediate Palladium Complexes

FP9: Alberto Abéngozar - Universidad de Alcalá, ES
BN-Arenes: Synthesis, Reactivity and Properties

11:15 Coffee break
11:45 ORAL PPRESENTATIONS

OP11: Tatsumi Ochiai - University of Edimburg, UK
Homoleptic Trigonal Planar Uranium Complex Induced by High Pressure

OP12: Antonio J. Martínez Martínez - Universidad de Huelva, ES
Catalytic Upgrading of Light Hydrocarbons: Solid–State Molecular Organometallic Nanoreactors

OP13: Elena Cuéllar - Universidad de Valladolid, ES
Deprotonation studies, luminescent properties and catalytic CO 2 reduction activity of Re(CO)3 complexes with pyrazole and (3-(2-pyridyl)pyrazole)

OP14: Sanjiv PrasharUniversidad Rey Juan Carlos, ES
Spanish Metallocenes with a British accent. Titanocene Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles in the Fight against Cancer

12:45 INVITED TALK: Charlotte Willans - University of Leeds, UK
  • Electrochemical Generation of Catalysts using Batch and Flow Technology
13:15 INVITED TALK: Pedro Pérez - Centro de Investigación en Química Sostenible - Universidad de Huelva, ES
  • The reactivity of alkanes towards metal-carbene electrophiles
13:45 CLOSING REMARKS