Donostia-San Sebastián, May 26-30, 2019 | Kursaal Auditorium

Donostia-San Sebastián
May 26-30, 2019
Kursaal Auditorium

Invited speakers



Invited speakers Afiliation Country
S. 1 Chemical Strategies to Modulate Biological Processes
Steven Dowdy  UC San Diego School of Medicine USA
Alexander Kros  Leiden University The Netherlands
María Jesús Vicent Polymer Therapeutics Lab, Valencia Spain
Cristina Flors  IMDEA Nanoscience Institute, Madrid Spain
Andrés Trabanco Janssen, Toledo Spain
S. 2 Calorimetry and Thermal Analysis in Current Chemistry
Giuseppe Arena University of Catania Italy
S. 3 Carbohydrates from monosaccharides to nanostructures. Synthesis, Structure, Interactions and Applications
Thisbe Lindhorst Christiana Albertina University of Kiel Germany
Stéphane Vincent University of Namur Belgium
Ana Ardá CIC bioGUNE, Derio Spain
Sonia Serna CIC biomaGUNE, San Sebastián Spain
S. 4 Catalytic small molecule activation & sustainable CO2 conversion to fuels and chemicals
Jarl-Ivar van der Vlugt University of Amsterdam The Netherlands
Blaž Likozar National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana Slovenia
Marc Robert Paris Diderot University France
Antoine Buchard University of Bath UK
S. 5 Nanoscience of colloids, molecular materials and polymers for sustainable society
Tomás Torres Autonomous University of Madrid Spain
Thuc-Quyen Nguyen University of California, Santa Barbara USA
Markus Antonietti Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Germany
Andreas Walther Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg Germany
Paul Weiss UCLA University of California, Los Angeles USA
Prashant V. Kamat University of Notre Dame USA
Rui L. Reis University of Minho Portugal
S. 6 Synergies between Computational and Experimental Chemistry
Fahmi Himo Stockholm University Sweden
David de Sancho EHU/UPV – DIPC Spain
Juan-Carlos Sancho-García Universidad de Alicante Spain
Dimitra Markovitsi University of Paris-Saclay CNRS France
Barbara Kirchner Universität Bonn Germany
S. 7 Biochemical Reactions in Cytomimetic Media
Allen Minton  National Institutes of Health USA
Ralf Richter   University of Leeds UK
Dora Tang  Max Planck Inst. Cellular Molecular Biology and Genetics Germany
Iván López-Montero  Complutense University of Madrid Spain
S. 8 Chemistry in Neoteric and Alternative Solvents
Diego J. Ramón Universidad de Alicante Spain
Maurizio Peruzzini National Research Council Italy
S. 9 Teaching, History and Public Outreach of Chemistry: Celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table.
Pascual Román Polo University of the Basque Country Spain
Javier García Martínez University of Alicante Spain
Juan Quílez Pardo Jaume I University Spain
Antxon Anta Unanue German School San Alberto Magno, San Sebastián Spain
S. 10 SUSTAINABLE ELECTROCHEMICAL ENGINEERING: ADVANCES AND CHALLENGES
Mehmet A. Oturan University of Paris-Est Marne-la-Vallée France
 Raquel Onandía de Dios Inovyn Spain Spain
S. 11 Advanced Inorganic Systems
Francesc Teixidor Institute of Material Science of Barcelona ICMAB-CSIC Spain
Smail Triki University of Western Brittany France
Sara Bals Universiteit Antwerpen Belgium
Jérôme Lhoste University of Le Mans France
S. 12 LIGHT SYMPOSIUM: LIGHT CONTROLLED MATERIALS AND PROCESSES: FROM MEDICINE TO ARTIFICIAL PHOTOSYNTHESIS
Burkhard König Universität Regensburg Germany
Pau Gorostiza Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia, Barcelona Spain
James Durrant Imperial College London UK
S. 13 Preparation and characterization of membranes in emerging applications
Jörg Balster Evonik Fibres GmbH Austria
Javier Pérez-Ramírez ETH Zürich Switzerland
S. 14 Artificial Metalloenzymes and Protein Design: Applications in Catalysis
Jan-Erling Bäckvall Stockholm University Sweden
Thomas R. Ward University of Basel Switzerland
Paul C. J. Kamer Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Rostock Germany
José L. Mascareñas Universidad de Santiago de Compostela Spain
Gerald Roelfes University of Groningen The Netherlands
Asier Unciti-Broceta University of Edinburgh UK
S. 15 Transition Metal Complexes Bearing N-Heterocyclic and Mesoionic Carbene Ligands (NHCs and MICs): Structures, Materials And Applications
Beatriz Royo Universidade Nova de Lisboa Portugal
Kenneth Wärnmark Lund University Sweden
S. 16 METAL-ORGANIC (MOFs) AND ORGANIC (COFs) FRAMEWORKS
Michael Zaworotko Universidad de Limerick Ireland
Rob Ameloot KU Leuven Belgium
Félix Zamora Autonomous University of Madrid Spain
S. 17 π-Conjugated carbon nanostructures and 2D materials
Xinliang Feng Technical University of Dresden Germany
Alicia Forment-Aliaga Institute of Molecular Science of Valencia Spain
Araceli G. Campaña University of Granada Spain
Nazario Martín Complutense University of Madrid Spain
Alberto Bianco University of Strasbourg France
Irena G. Stará Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Prague Czech Republic
S. 18 From Chemistry to Nanomedicine
Jaume Veciana Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona, ICMAB-CSIC/CIBER-BBN Spain
María J. Blanco Prieto University of Navarra Spain
Avi Schroeder Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Israel
S. 19 Natural Products, from the genome to the production of bioactive molecules
Markus Kalesse Institute of Organic Chemistry, Leibniz University Hannover Germany
Tilmann Weber Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Biosustainability Denmark
S. 20 SENSING AND BIOSENSING: FROM THE BENCH TO THE FIELD
Julia Pérez-Prieto University of Valencia ICMol Spain
Niko Hildebrandt Paris-Sud University, CNRS and CEA France
S. 21 Supramolecular Chemistry at the Frontier of Molecular, Materials and Biological Sciences
Chris Hunter University of Cambridge UK
E.W. “Bert” Meijer Eindhoven University of Technology The Netherlands
Steven De Feyter KU Leuven Belgium
Helma Wennemers ETH Zürich Switzerland
S. 22 Modern Synthetic Methodologies and Total Synthesis
Marco Bandini University of Bologna Italy
Antonio Echavarren Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia Tarragona Spain
Geraldine Masson Institute of Chemistry of Natural Substances CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette France
Andrew Smith University of St Andrews UK
Michael Willis University of Oxford UK
Martin E. Maier University of Tübingen Germany


Fèlix Serratosa Medal GEQOR (to be announced in February-March, 2019).
Ignacio Ribas Medal GEQOR (to be announced in February-March, 2019).