Sixth CGCC Annual Meeting



Sixth CGCC Annual Meeting
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Université Laval, Amphithéâthe Hydro-Québec
Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins
2325 rue de l'Université

9:30 -10 am: Registration Amphithéâthe Hydro-Québec
9:30 -10 am: Coffee with fruit and mini pastries Grand Salon
Noon-1:30 pm : The poster session will be in the Grand Salon and the buffet will be served in the Cafétéria Ouest



    Scientific program
    Directions to Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins

Meet our Invited Speakers:

JOHN WARNER is President, Chief Technology Officer of the Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry that he founded in 2007. He is considered a founder of green chemistry by being the co-author with Paul Anastas of the text Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice. He received in 2014 the Perkin Medal, the greatest honour in American Industrial Chemistry. He is the recipient of many awards and has more than 200 publications and patents. May 12, 2015 10:05 am , M. John Warner will give a talk entitled « Molecular mechanisms and entrepreneurship in green chemistry ».

MICHAEL J. KRISCHE is a professor of chemistry at University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph. D. in 1996 in the group of Prof. Barry M. Trost. His research interests are in the development of new synthetic methods. He has received many awards the most recents being the Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Research Fellowship (2013), the ACS Cope Scholar Award (2013) and the GlaxoSmithKline Scholar Award (2012). He has more than 200 publications, is an associate editor of Chemical Communications and a series editor of Topics in Current Chemistry. May 12, 2015 1:30 pm, Professor Krische will give a talk entitled « Formation of C-C Bonds via Catalytic Hydrogenation and Transfer Hydrogenation ».

CHRISTOPHE COPÉRET is a professor of chemistry at ETH Zurich since 2010. He received his Ph.D. in 1996 from Purdue University under the supervision of Prof. E. Negishi. He was a postdoc in the group of Prof. B. K. Sharpless (1996-1997). His research interests are molecular, material and surface chemistry. He received the CNRS Young Investigator Award (Bronze Medal) in 2001. He is an editor of Journal of Catalysis, member of Platform Chemistry of the Swiss Academy of Science and board member of science industrie since 2013. May 12, 2015 at 3:10 pm, Professor Copéret will give a talk entitled « Controlled Functionalization and Molecular Understanding of Surfaces: Towards supported single-site catalysts and beyond. »

YACINE BOUMGHAR is the director of CÉPROCQ. He holds an Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in agroforestry extractibles. He received a Ph.D. in chemical engineering and is an associate professor at Université du Québec à Chicoutimi. He leads the the research axis of bio-industrial technologies at CÉPROCQ. May 12, 2015 at 10:55 am, M. Boumghar will give a talk entitled « CEPROCQ as a Key Partner in Green Chemistry: From Pilot Scale to Pre-commercial and Commercial Product Development. »

SHAWN COLLINS is a professor of chemistry at Université de Montréal. He received his Ph.D. at University of Ottawa with Prof. Alex G. Fallis and was an NSERC postdoctoral fellow with Prof. L. E. Overman at University of California, Irvine. His research interests are the development of new stereoselective methods. May 12, 2015 at 11:25 am, Professor Collins will give a talk entitled « Continuous Flow Synthesis in Green Chemistry and Catalysis »

JEAN-PHILIP LUMB is a professor of chemistry at McGill University. He received his Ph.D. at University of California, Berkeley with Prof. D. Trauner and was a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. B. M. Trost at Stanford. His research interests are natural products synthesis, medicinal chemistry, catalysis and materials science. May 12, 2015 at 2:20 pm, Professor Lumb will give a talk entitled « Reprogramming the "random" processes of melanogenesis and lignification for the efficient synthesis of chemicals. »

FRÉDÉRIC FONTAINE is a professor of chemistry at Université Laval. He received his Ph.D. at Université de Montréal with Prof. D. Zargarian and was a postdoctoral fellow with Prof. T. D. Tilley at University of California, Berkeley. His research interests are the development of new organometallic compounds for catalytic reactions. May 12, 2015 at 3:40 pm, Professor Fontaine will give a talk entitled « Ligand design in organometallic chemistry taken to the extreme: when the metal is no longer needed »

CGCC POSTER SESSION (12:00 to 13:30)

    Final list of posters
    Directions to Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins


  Posters can be attached to a 2m x 1m panel.
  Only CGCC students can present a poster during the event.
  Posters should be installed before noon on Tuesday, May 12, 2015.
  Authors are requested to be available for questions and discussions during the poster session.

  If you would like to present a poster (even if submission is closed), please contact us immediately.


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