BOSS XVII
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Sunday 03/07/2022
16:00Registration
18:00Welcome Reception
20:00End of the Day
Monday 04/07/2022
08:30Registration
09:30Opening Ceremony
Prof. Stéphane VINCENT (UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium)
Prof. Jieping ZHU (ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE, Lausanne, Switzerland)
2020 Tetrahedron Chair
Session Chair:
Prof. Jieping ZHU
(ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE, Lausanne, Switzerland)
10:00General Principles of Selective Catalysis
Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
(HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States)
11:00Coffee break & Exhibition
11:30Asymmetric Catalysis as a Mechanistic Tool
Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
(HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States)
12:30Lunch, Poster Session #1 & Exhibition
13:30Workshop: Development of Reaxys Predictive Retrosynthesis, its Use and Adoption by Chemists
Mr Moritz HANSEN (ETH ZÜRICH, Zurich, Switzerland)
Dr Leanne MULLEN (ELSEVIER, Oxford, United Kingdom)
14:30Selectivity and Generality in Enantioselective Catalysis
Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
(HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States)
15:30Coffee break & Exhibition
16:00Minding Mechanistic Misfits!
Prof. Eric JACOBSEN
(HARVARD UNIVERSITY, Cambridge, United States)
17:00Belgian Beer Cocktail
Sponsored by Elsevier
19:00End of the Day
Tuesday 05/07/2022
Session Chairs:
Prof. Gwilherm EVANO (ULB, Brussels, Belgium)
Dr Christophe GENICOT (UCB BIOPHARMA, Brussels, Belgium)
09:00L01 - Taming Multifaceted Nickel Catalysts: An Academic Fascination
Prof. Ruben MARTIN
(INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL RESEARCH OF CATALONIA, Tarragona, Spain)
10:00L02 - Difluoromethylene Transfer Reactions: New Wine from an Old Bottle
Virtual Lecture
Prof. Jinbo HU
(SHANGHAI INSTITUTE OF ORGANIC CHEMISTRY, Shanghai, China)
11:00Coffee Break & Exhibition
Session Chair:
Prof. Christian STEVENS
(UGENT, Ghent, Belgium)
11:30L03 - Complex Natural Products as a Driving Force for Discovery in Organic Chemistry
Prof. Brian STOLTZ
(CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Pasadena, United States)
12:30Lunch, Poster Session #2 & Exhibition
Session Chair:
Prof. Annemieke MADDER
(UGENT, Ghent, Belgium)
14:30L04 - Designer Enzymes Featuring Abiotic Catalytic Groups for Catalysis of New-to-Nature Reactions
Prof. Gerard ROELFES
(UNIVERSITY OF GRONINGEN, Groningen, The Netherlands)
15:30Coffee Break & Exhibition
Session Chairs:
Prof. Steve LANNERS (UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium)
Prof. Johan VAN DER EYCKEN (UGENT, Ghent, Belgium)
16:00L05 - New Methods in Halogen-Atom Transfer
Prof. Daniele LEONORI
(RWTH AACHEN UNIVERSITY, Aachen, Germany)
17:00L06 - Rational Design of High-performance Catalysts Based on Acid–Base Combination Chemistry
Prof. Kazuaki ISHIHARA
(NAGOYA UNIVERSITY, Nagoya, Japan)
18:00End of the Day
Wednesday 06/07/2022
Session Chairs:
Prof. Guillaume BERIONNI (UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium)
Prof. Bert U.W. MAES (UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP, Antwerp, Belgium)
08:30L07 - Exploiting Conformational Control
Prof. Jonathan CLAYDEN
(UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, Bristol , United Kingdom)
09:30L08 - Boron an Emergent Element in Radical Chemistry
Prof. Armido STUDER
(UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER, Münster, Germany)
10:30Coffee Break & Exhibition
Session Chairs:
Prof. Jean-Christophe MONBALIU (ULIČGE, Ličge, Belgium)
 (SANOFI-AVENTIS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH)
Prof. Erik VAN DER EYCKEN (KU LEUVEN, Leuven, Belgium)
11:00L09 - Harnessing the Chemistry of Plant Natural Product Biosynthesis
Prof. Sarah E. O’CONNOR
(MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR CHEMICAL ECOLOGY, Jena, Germany)
12:00L10 - 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)
13:00Lunch & Exhibition
14:00Excursions
14:30End of the Day
Thursday 07/07/2022
Session Chairs:
Prof. Alain KRIEF (UNAMUR, Namur, Belgium)
Dr Lieven MEERPOEL (MEERPOEL DC CONSULTANCY, Belgium)
09:00L11 - Carbenes as Powerful Transition Metal Surrogates
Prof. Guy BERTRAND
(UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, La Jolla, United States)
10:00L12 - Digital Chemistry and Chemputation
Prof. Leroy CRONIN
(UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, Glasgow, United Kingdom)
11:00Coffee Break & Exhibition
Session Chair:
Prof. Ulrich HENNECKE
(VUB, Brussels, Belgium)
11:30L13 - Synthesis of Zigzag Hydrocarbon Belts - An Organic Chemist's Perspective on Carbon Nanostructures
Virtual Lecture
Prof. Mei-Xiang WANG
(TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY, Beijing, China)
12:30Lunch, Poster Session #3 & Exhibition
Session Chair:
Prof. Bruno LINCLAU
(UGENT, Ghent, Belgium)
14:30L14 - Strained Rings, Hypervalent Bonds, Tethers: Reactivity Design for Synthesis
Prof. Jerome WASER
(ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE, Lausanne, Switzerland)
15:30Coffee Break & Exhibition
2020 Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis
Session Chair:
Dr Hilmar WEINMANN
(JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICA, Beerse, Belgium)
16:00L15 - Simplifying Synthesis with Electricity
Prof. Phil BARAN
(THE SCRIPPS RESEARCH INSTITUTE, La Jolla, United States)
2022 Janssen Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis
17:00L16 - On Discovery and Sensitivity in Catalysis
Prof. Frank GLORIUS
(UNIVERSITY OF MÜNSTER, Münster, Germany)
18:00Award Ceremony & Cocktail
Sponsored by Janssen Pharmaceutica
19:30End of the Day
20:30Symposium Banquet
Friday 08/07/2022
Session Chair:
Dr Hilmar WEINMANN
(JANSSEN PHARMACEUTICA, Beerse, Belgium)
09:00L17 - Shuttle Catalysis – A Conceptual Blueprint for Reversible Functional Group Transfer
Prof. Bill MORANDI
(ETH ZÜRICH, Zürich, Switzerland)
10:00L18 - Heterocyclic Tools to Reshape Molecules: From Novel Carboannulations to New Organic Materials
Prof. Johan WINNE
(UGENT, Ghent, Belgium)
11:00Coffee Break & Exhibition
Session Chair:
Prof. Olivier RIANT
(UC LOUVAIN, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium)
11:30L19 - A Trip from Central to Axial and Helical Chiralities
Prof. Jean RODRIGUEZ
(AIX-MARSEILLE UNIVERSITY, Marseille, France)
12:30Closing Ceremony
13:00End of the Symposium

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