Inorganic Chemistry

Division Representative

Fred Fontaine, Université Laval

Symposia and Organizers: 

Accelerating Materials Discovery - joint with MT, OR

Organizers:
Alan Aspuru-Guzik, University of Toronto
Curtis Berlinguette, University of British Columbia
Jason Hein, University of British Columbia 

Invited Speakers:
Jillian Buriak, University of Alberta - (40 minute lecture)
Martin Burke, University of Illinois, USA - (40 minute lecture)
Andrew Cooper, University of Liverpool, UK -  (40 minute lecture)
Lee Cronin, University of Glasgow, UK - (40 minute lecture)
Cathleen Crudden, Queen's University - (40 minute lecture)
Jason Hattrick-Simpers, National Institute of Standards and Technology, USA - (40 minute lecture)

Analytical Chemistry/Applications of Nanomaterials - joint with AN, MT

Organizers:
Alex Brolo, University of Victoria
Russ Algar, University of British Columbia

Invited Speakers:
Stephan Link, Rice University, USA - (40 minute lecture)
Björn Reinhard, Boston University, USA - (40 minute lecture)

Denis Boudreau, Université Laval
Christa Brosseau, Saint Mary's University
Shana Kelley, University of Toronto
François Lagugné-Labarthet, The University of Western Ontario
Jean-François Masson, Université de Montréal
Mark McDermott, University of Alberta
Mike Serpe, University of Alberta
Shirley Tang, University of Waterloo

Celebrating Barry Lever's 50 Years as Founding Editor of Coord. Chem. Rev.

Organizer:
Chris OrvigUniversity of British Columbia
Daniel Leznoff, Simon Fraser University

Invited Speakers:
Sally Brooker,
University of Otago, New Zealand - (40 minute lecture)
Thomas J. Meyer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA - (40 minute lecture) 
Edward I. Solomon,
Stanford University, USA - (40 minute lecture)
Julia Weinstein, University of Sheffield, UK - (40 minute lecture)

Dynamic Molecular Materials - joint with MT

Organizers:
Stephen Loeb
, University of Windsor
Dmitriy Soldatov, University of Guelph
Kathryn PreussUniversity of Guelph

Invited Speakers:
Christopher Bardeen, University of California, Riverside, USA - (40 minute lecture)
Rodolphe Clérac, CNRS & University of Bordeaux, France - (40 minute lecture)
Panče Naumov, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE  - (40 minute lecture)
Chilla Malla Reddy, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Kolkata, India  - (40 minute lecture)
Jagadese Vittal, National University of Singapore, Singapore  - (40 minute lecture)
José Hernández, RWTH Aachen University, Germany 

Emerging Tools and Methodologies in Inorganic Chemistry

Organizers:
Johanna Blacquière, The University of Western Ontario
Deryn Fogg, University of Ottawa

Invited Speakers:
Valentin Ananikov, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia - (40 min lecture)
Jason Hein, University of British Columbia - (40 min lecture)
Rebecca Ruck, Merck - (40 min lecture)
Matthew Sigman, University of Utah, USA - (40 min lecture)

Vidar Jensen, University of Bergen, Norway
Hosea Nelson, UCLA, USA
Kui Yu, Sichuan University, China

Recent Advances in Inorganic Chemistry (General Session)

Organizers:
Fred FontaineUniversité Laval
Caleb MartinBaylor University,  USA

Invited Speakers:
Suzanne Bart, Purdue University, USA - (40 minute lecture)
Guy Bertrand, UC San Diego, USA - (40 minute lecture)
Fabian Dielmann, Universität Münster, Germany - (40 minute lecture)
Masafumi Hirano, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan - (40 minute lecture)

Inorganic Reaction Mechanisms

Organizers:
Francesca Kerton
, Memorial University
Frank Schaper, Université de Montréal 
Christopher Kozak, Memorial University 

Invited Speakers:
Johanna Blacquiere, The University of Western Ontario
Chris Caputo, York University
Pat Holland, Yale University, USA
Moshe Kol, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Parisa Mehrkhodavandi, University of British Columbia
Andrew Weller, Oxford University, UK

Main Group Molecules: from Reagents to Catalysts - joint with OR

Organizers:
Fred Fontaine, Université Laval
Steve Westcott, Mount Allison University

Invited Speakers:
Michael Ingleson,
The University of Manchester, UK - (40 min lecture)
Todd Marder, Universität Würzburg, Germany - (40 min lecture)
Alex Radosevich, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA - (40 min lecture)
Makoto Yamashita, Nagoya University, Japan - (40 min lecture)

Cathleen Crudden, Queens University 
Michel Gagné,
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Dennis Hall, University of Alberta
Rebecca Melen, Cardiff University, Wales
Warren Piers, University of Calgary
Webster Santos, Virginia Tech, USA
Doug Stephan, University of Toronto
Nathaniel Szymczak, University of Michigan, USA

Molecules and Materials for Solar Fuels Generation - joint with MT

Organizers:
Mita Dasog, Dalhousie University
Warren PiersUniversity of Calgary
Janina Willkomm, University of Calgary

Invited Speakers:
Curtis Berlinguette, University of British Columbia
James Blakemore, University of Kansas, USA
Stephanie Brock, Wayne State University, USA
Elizabeth Gibson, Newcastle University, UK
Kathryn Knowles, University of Rochester, USA
Smaranda Marinescu, University of Southern California, USA 
Franc Meyer, 
Universität Gottingen, Germany
Yogi Surendranath, Massachussetts Institute of Technology, USA
Jeffrey Warren, Simon Fraser University

New Directions in Catalysis: A Symposium in Memory of Keith Fagnou - joint with OR

Organizers:
Louis-Charles Campeau, Merck
Sophie Rousseaux, University of Toronto

Invited Speakers:
Louis Barriault, University of Ottawa
Abigail Doyle, Princeton University, USA
Deryn Fogg, University of Ottawa
Rebecca Green, BMS
Greg Hughes, Merck & Co. Inc.
Mark Lautens, University of Toronto
David Nagib, Ohio State University, USA
Tom Rovis, Columbia University, USA
Laurel Schafer, University of British Columbia
Jeff Van Humbeck, University of Calgary

Recent Developments in Bioinorganic Chemistry  

Organizers:
Annie CastonguayINRS 
Xavier Ottenwaelder, Concordia University

Invited Speakers:

Solid State Chemistry - joint with MT

Organizers:
Arthur Mar, University of Alberta
Yurij Mozharivskyj, McMaster University 

Invited Speakers:
Oliver Janka, University of Muenster, Germany - (40 minute lecture)
Corey Thompson, Purdue University, USA - (40 minute lecture)
Alexandra Zevalkink, Michigan State University, USA - (40 minute lecture)

Michelle Dolgos, University of Calgary
Andrew Grosvenor, University of Saskatchewan
Peng Wang, Queen's University

Poster Session

Organizer:
Fred Fontaine, Université Laval