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McMaster University Chemical Engineering Conference 2017

We are pleased to announce the McMaster University Chemical Engineering Conference (MUCEC), occurring this year on Tuesday 11 April at the McMaster Innovation Park (MIP), Hamilton, ON. The event will provide an opportunity for the university’s graduate students to present their research progress to their colleagues and the department faculty, as well as to attend a keynote presentation given by a distinguished alumnus of the department.

Students will also have the chance to compete for the A.E. Hamielec Award, a prestigious award honouring Dr. Archie Hamielec that represents the department’s commitment to academic communication, as well as departmental awards for the Graduate Student Poster Competition, supported by Reaction Chemistry & Engineering and Molecular Systems Design & Engineering.

Keynote speaker: Dr Laura Wells, (Queen’s University, Canada)

This event is free to attend for all McMaster University students. To find out more, visit the website here.

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Flow Chemistry Europe 2017

Reaction Chemistry & Engineering is proud to sponsor the Flow Chemistry Europe 2017 meeting, to be held by the Flow Chemistry Society at Magdalene College, University of Cambridge, UK, on 7–8 February 2017. Submit your poster abstract before 17 January 2017 for a chance to win a prize, courtesy of Reaction Chemistry & Engineering!

Conference Chairs:

  • Volker Hessel (Eindhoven University of Technology, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Editorial Board)
  • Mimi Hii (Imperial College London, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Advisory Board),

This meeting is dedicated to the integration of flow chemistry into everyday processes. By attending this industry-leading conference, you will benefit from the expert knowledge of academic and industry leaders who are pushing the boundaries of this rapidly evolving field. Agenda topics include:

  • Back to Einstein – Electrification of chemistry – making use of the smallest units, photons and electrons
  • Back to Health – Medicinal flow chemistry in the era of the FDA’s door opening towards emerging technologies
  • Back to Nature – End-to-end continuous-flow production

Keynote Speaker

  • Timothy Noel (Eindhoven University of Technology), presenting “A Conceptually New Photomicroreactor Design for Energy-efficient Solar Photochemistry

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Andrea Adamo (Zaiput Flow Technologies)
  • Claudio Battilocchio (University of Cambridge)
  • Richard Bourne (University of Leeds, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Advisory Board)
  • Doris Dallinger (University of Graz)
  • Stevan Djuric (AbbVie)
  • Amanda Evans (California State University Fullerton)
  • Alain Favre-Reguillon (University of Lyon)
  • Daniel Fitzpatrick (University of Cambridge)
  • Antimo Gioiello (University of Perugia)
  • Robert Green (University of Southampton)
  • Heidrun Gruber-Woelfler (Graz University of Technology)
  • Thomas Junkers (Hasselt University)
  • Anita Maguire (University College Cork)
  • Kevin Milburn (University of Bristol)
  • Polona Znidarsic Plazl (University of Ljubljana)
  • Igor Plazl (University of Ljubljana)
  • Dominique Roberge (Lonza Group)
  • Floris Rutjes (Radboud University Nijmegen)
  • Guy Samburski (TEVA)
  • Siegfried Waldvogel (Johannes Gutenburg-University Mainz, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Advisory Board)
  • Thomas Wirth (Cardiff University)

Early bird discounts are available until 10 January 2017 and the deadline for poster submission is 17 January 2017.

Flow Chemistry Society members save 25% on the cost of registration whilst non-members receive their first year’s membership included in the fee.
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37th International Organic Process Research and Development Conference

We are pleased to announce Organic Process Research& Development – The 37th International Conference and Exhibition, to be held on 6–8 March 2017 at the Westin Pasadena, Pasadena, USA.

On the agenda are discussions of the latest issues relating to synthetic route design, development and optimisation in the parmaceutical, fine chemical and related fields.

Keynote Speaker: Professor Robert Grubbs (CalTech, USA)

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Jean Guy Boiteau (Galderma R&D, France)
  • Peter Hermsen (DSM Chemical Technology R&D, The Netherlands)
  • Scott Hecker (Rempex Pharmaceuticals, USA)
  • Clemens Steuckler (Patheon Austria GmbH & Co KG, Austria)
  • Ben Littler (Vertex Pharmaceuticals, USA)
  • Jade Osei-Tutu (Johnson Matthey Plc, UK)
  • David Rozzell (Provivi, Inc., USA)
  • Scott Savage (Genentech, Inc., USA)
  • Chris Senanayake (Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA)
  • John Studley (Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Ltd, UK)
  • Rajappa Vaidyanathan (Bristol-Myers Squibb, India)
  • Phillip Wheeler (Materia Inc., USA)

Early bird discount is available if you register before 31 December 2016.

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25th International Symposium: Synthesis in Organic Chemistry – registration now open!

We are delighted to announce that 25th International Symposium: Synthesis in Organic Chemistry will be held in Oxford on 17 – 20 July 2017 – be sure to secure your place today!

Plenary speakers:

  • Michael Krishe, University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • Varinder Agaarwal, University of Bristol, UK

For the full list and details of speakers and conference themes, please visit the event web page.

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21st IUPAC International Conference on Organic Synthesis

We are pleased to announce the 21st International Conference on Organic Synthesis (ICOS 21) which will be held on 11–16 December 2016 at IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India.

This biennial IUPAC event is a platform for the exhibition of new and upcoming topics in the field of organic chemistry.

Returning to India for the first time since ICOS 10 was held at IIS Bangalore in 1994, this conference aims to bring together new ideas across total synthesis, design of new methodologies, flow chemistry, C–H activation, synthetic biology, pharmaceutical chemistry and industrial chemistry.

Register now to attend the meeting alongside the following speakers:

Special Lecture

Professor Goverdhan Mehta, University of Hyderabad, India

Plenary Speakers

  • Janine Cossy, Institute of Chemistry, Biology and Innovation, France
  • Michael Krische, The University of Texas, Austin, USA
  • Dawei Ma, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, China
  • Klaus Muellen, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
  • Ganesh Pandey, CBMR, India
  • Viresh Rawal, The University of Chicago, USA
  • Chris Senanayake, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, USA
  • Keisuke Suzuki, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Dean Toste, University of California, USA
  • Herbert Waldmann, Max Planck University of Molecular Physiology, Germany
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2016 AIChE Annual Meeting – RSC stand and speakers

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

The AIChE Annual Meeting is nearly here! Make sure to visit Stand 33 in the East Lounge, Ballroom Level of the Hilton San Francisco Union Square where the Royal Society of Chemistry and Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Executive Editor Neil Hammond will be on hand to talk about your work:

RSC stand location

In addition, Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Editorial Board Chair Klavs F. Jensen and Scientific Editor Saif F. Khan will be chairing the Reaction Chemistry & Engineering sessions on Tuesday 15 November. Check out the list of confirmed speakers:

Session 375: Reaction Chemistry and Engineering I
Chair: Klavs F. Jensen, MIT, USA – Editorial Board Chair of Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

  • Yang Xiao, Purdue University, USA
  • Vivek V. Ranade, National Chemical Laboratory, Pune, India
  • Sara Jo Taylor, North Carolina State University, USA
  • Paul J. Dauenhauer, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Lukas T. Vömel, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
  • Mark Saeys, Ghent University, Belgium

Session 434: Reaction Chemistry and Engineering II
Chair: Saif A. Khan, NUS, Singapore – Scientific Editor of Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

  • Marcel Schmidt, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
  • Noor Al-Rifai, University College London, UK
  • Andrew Leung, Imperial College London, UK
  • Andreas Jörke, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany
  • Eric Grolman, DSM Ahead B.V., Netherlands
  • Irem Sen, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Boris Chubukov, University of Colorado, USA

Also attending from the Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Editorial Board:

  • Mark E. Davis, California Institute of Technology, USA
  • Alexander Katz, University of California, USA
  • Guangsheng Luo, Tsinghua University, China
  • Dionision G Vlachos, University of Delaware, USA
  • and special thanks to Advisory Board member Ryan Hartman, New York University, USA, for organising these sessions!

See the full Technical Program for the meeting. Klavs, Saif and Neil look forward to welcoming you to San Francisco.

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2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry experts will cover a wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new technologies, and emerging growth areas in chemical engineering.

With the meeting fast-approaching, we are delighted to announce that Reaction Chemistry & Engineering will be running two sessions on Tuesday, 15 November:

Session 375: Reaction Chemistry and Engineering I
Chair: Klavs F. Jensen, Chair of Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

Session 434: Reaction Chemistry and Engineering II
Chair: Saif A. Khan, Scientific Editor for Reaction Chemistry & Engineering

These sessions will focus on the following topics:

  • Reaction mechanism and kinetics
  • Reaction analysis and monitoring
  • Catalytic reactions
  • Multiphase and new reactor technology

Check out the full Technical Program for the meeting and we look forward to seeing you in San Francisco!

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XXII International Conference on Chemical Reactors (CHEMREACTOR-22)

It is a pleasure to announce the XXII International Conference on Chemical Reactors (CHEMREACTOR-22) to be held on 19-23 September 2016 in London, UK.

The CHEMREACTOR conference has a long history and solid tradition. It has been held in different countries and cities associated to major research centers, where activity is connected with the development of innovative chemical technology.

This time the conference will be hosted by University College London (UCL), one of the most prestigious universities in the world, with a rich legacy and vibrant research culture.

Plenary Lecturers

Professor Gilbert Froment

Texas A&M University, TX, USA

A Professor Mikhail Slin’ko Honorary Lecture:

ADVANCED FUNDAMENTAL KINETICS FOR COMMERCIAL HYDROCARBON CONVERSION PROCESSES

Professor Sergey Aldoshin

Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia

FILTRATION COMBUSTION OF SOLID FUELS WITH SUPERADIABATIC OVERHEATING

Professor Lynn Gladden

University of Cambridge, UK

Professor Jinghai Li

Institute for Process Engineering, Beijing, China

REALIZING VIRTUAL REALITY OF CHEMICAL REACTORS: THE PATH IS AT MESOSCALES

Professor Murray Moo-Young

Waterloo University, Ontario, Canada

BIOREACTOR SYSTEMS DESIGN FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CLEAN FUELS

Professor Sotiris E. Pratsinis

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland

ENGINEERING OF AEROSOL REACTORS

Dr. David West

SABIC Technology Center, Sugarland, TX, USA

BIFURCATIONS IN THE OXIDATIVE COUPLING OF METHANE

Plenary Lecturers

Professor Gilbert Froment

Texas A&M University, TX, USA

A Professor Mikhail Slin’ko Honorary Lecture:

ADVANCED FUNDAMENTAL KINETICS FOR COMMERCIAL HYDROCARBON CONVERSION PROCESSES

Professor Sergey Aldoshin

Institute of Problems of Chemical Physics RAS, Moscow, Russia

FILTRATION COMBUSTION OF SOLID FUELS WITH SUPERADIABATIC OVERHEATING

Professor Lynn Gladden

University of Cambridge, UK

Professor Jinghai Li

Institute for Process Engineering, Beijing, China

REALIZING VIRTUAL REALITY OF CHEMICAL REACTORS: THE PATH IS AT MESOSCALES

Professor Murray Moo-Young

Waterloo University, Ontario, Canada

BIOREACTOR SYSTEMS DESIGN FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CLEAN FUELS

Professor Sotiris E. Pratsinis

Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich), Switzerland

ENGINEERING OF AEROSOL REACTORS

Dr. David West

SABIC Technology Center, Sugarland, TX, USA

BIFURCATIONS IN THE OXIDATIVE COUPLING OF METHANE

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International Workshop on Process Intensification 2016

This international conference will feature contributions from both industry and academia, covering PI in agriculture, biotechnology, chemical technology, energy conversion and environmental processes, either as a single intensified process or as an integrated process intensification applied to industrial production.

International Workshop on Process Intensification (IWPI) 2016 will create a multi-disciplinary environment for the advancement of the PI-technology. This is an ideal event for anyone who is active in PI at all levels.

Register now

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4th Winter Process Chemistry Conference

The 4th Winter Process Conference will consist of presentations from international chemists covering all aspects of Process Development.

INCLUDING A SPECIAL FEATURE ON CRYSTALLIZATION & POLYMORPHISM

process-chemistryThe speakers will discuss the latest issues in synthetic route design, development and optimisation, reactor design, work up and purification, crystallisation, polymorphism, catalysis, and quality and regulatory issues. The presentations will be from either speakers within the chemical industry or academics with a strong link to industrial process development, so the material presented will be of particular relevance to all chemists and biochemists in industry, as well as graduate students considering a career in industry.

Hosted by ‘EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Continuous Manufacturing and Crystallisation (CMAC)’ at The University of Strathclyde.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Professor Alastair Florence, University of Strathclyde, UK

Professor Guy Lloyd Jones, University of Edinburgh, UK

Dr Robert Willacy, GlaxoSmithKline, UK

Professor Jianliang Xiao, University of Liverpool, UK

Professor Joe Sweeney, University of Huddersfield, UK

Dr Jonathan Percy, University of Strathclyde, UK

Dr Bernard Kaptein, DSM, The Netherlands

Dr Alex Parker, AstraZeneca, UK

Dr Dritan Hasa, University of Cambridge, UK

Dr Christof Aellig, Lonza, Switzerland

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