25 September - 26 September 2023

A Celebration of Organic Chemistry 2023

Organised by:

SCI’s Fine Chemicals group

Sygnature, Alderley Park conference centre, UK

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Synopsis
On Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 September 2023, influential researchers from across Europe and the US will gather in Alderley Park to present a series of lectures on the latest developments in the field of organic chemistry. This event, jointly organised by SCI's Fine Chemicals Group and Sygnature, will celebrate the best of modern organic chemistry and will provide an overview of new methodologies and exciting applications in synthesis and beyond. The meeting will also provide a platform for early career researchers to share their vision for the future of organic chemistry. 
Attendees

Bringing together leading scientists from the organic chemistry community, this meeting will be of interest to those in academia and industry who are interested in developing and applying modern organic chemistry techniques to their research.


Programme

Monday 25 September

9:00
Registration and refreshments
9:45
Introductory remarks
Simon Hirst, CEO Sygnature Discovery
10:00
How best to explore chemical space for bioactive molecular discovery?
Adam Nelson, University of Leeds, UK
10:55
Catalytic asymmetric cross-couplings
Stephen Fletcher, University of Oxford, UK
11:50
Lunch
12:50
Heterobimetallic complexes as intermediates, transition states, and transition state analogs for the transmetalation step in cross-coupling reactions. Investigations in the gas phase, in silico, in solution, and in the solid state
Peter Chen, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
13:45
Taking inspiration from nature
Chris Willis, University of Bristol, UK
14:40
Refreshment break
15:10
On the chemical origins of biological metabolism
Joseph Moran, Université de Strasbourg, France
16:05
Sulfoxides as substrate activators: New cross-couplings for materials and medicines
David Procter, University of Manchester, UK
17:00
Networking reception

Tuesday 26 September

8:50
Natural products. Opportunities to develop synthetic methods
Janine Cossy, ESPCI Paris Tech, France
9:45
What the flux is going on in that reaction?
Guy Lloyd-Jones, University of Edinburgh, UK
10:40
Refreshment break
11:10
Title to be confirmed
Cristina Nevado, University of Zurich, Switzerland
12:05
Mechanisms of carboxylate-assisted C–H Activation: From inorganic curiosity to organic application
Stuart Macgregor, Heriot Watt University, UK
13:00
Lunch
14:00
Synthesis of biologically important natural and non-natural products
Christopher Hayes, University of Nottingham, UK
14:55
Break-it-to-make-it Strategies for chemical synthesis inspired by complex natural products
Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley, USA
15:50
Closing Remarks

Venue and Contact

Sygnature Discovery Ltd

Sygnature
Alderley Park conference centre
Macclesfield
SK10 4TG

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Fees
Early bird - ends Mon 24 July 2023
SCI Member - £150
Non-member - £225
Student Member - £50
After early bird
SCI Member - £220
Non-member - £295
Student Member - £70

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Organising Committee

Dr Silvia Diez-Gonzalez, SCI /Imperial College London
Dr Daniel Hamza, Sygnature Discovery
Dr Chris Jones, SCI /Queen Mary University of London
Dr Daniel Jones, SCI /Sosei Heptares
Dr Kenneth Ling, SCI /Syngenta