S01 Fundamental and applied aspects of N2 coordination chemistry
Professor Marinella Mazzanti - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland
Professor Yoshiaki Nishibayashi - School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Professor Jonas Peters - California Institue of Technology, USA

S02 Small molecule activation
Professor Haruo Inoue, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Professor Cathleen Crudden, Queen’s University, Canada
Doctor/Executive Officer, Tohru Setoyama, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Japan
Professor Nicolas MEZAILLES, Paul Sabatier University, France
Assistant Professor Jilllian Dempsey, UNC Chapel Hill, USA
Professor Polly Arnold, The University of Edinburgh, UK

S03 Coordination chemistry for energy and environment
Research Fellow and Professor Jong-San Chang, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Korea
Senior Professor Gerhard Erker, Universitat Munster, Germany
Chair & Professor Ken Sakai, Department of Chemistry, Kyushu University, Japan
Director and Distinguished Professor Susumu Kitagawa, Kyoto University, Japan
Chair Professor Vivian Wing-Wah Yam, The University of Hong Kong, China
Chair and Professor Michael Zaworotko, University of Limerick, Ireland

S04 Phosphorus(III) based ligands: coordination chemistry and catalysis
Professor Fumiyuki Ozawa, International Research Center for Elements Science, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Japan

S05 Polyoxometalate nanoarchitectures
Prof. Marcella Bonchio, University of Padova, Italy
Prof. Emmanuel Cadot, UVSQ, France
Prof. Debbie Crans, Colorado University, USA
Prof. Chunying Duan, Dalian University of Technology, China
Prof. Ulrich Kortz, Jacobs University, Germany
Prof. May Nyman, Oregon State University, USA

S06 Frontiers in f-element coordination chemistry
Professor Rebecca Abergel, University of California, Berkeley, USA
to be announced
to be announced

S07 Molecular catalysts for CO2 fixation/reduction
Professor Marc Robert, Universite Paris Diderot, France
Professor Nobuharu Iwasawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Professor Osamu Ishitani, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

S08 Molecular spintronics: role of coordination chemistry
Associate Professor Andrea Cornia, Department of Chemical and Geological Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Dr. Nicholas F. Chilton, Ramsay Memorial Fellow and Research Fellow, School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, UK
Professor Jaume Veciana, Research Professor at ICMAB (CSIC), Head of Department NANOMOL, Group Leader of CIBER-BBN, Scientific Director of ICTS NANBIOSIS (Spain)
Professor Jinglin Zuo, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Nanjing University (China)
Professor Bin Hu, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Tennessee (USA)
Professor Tadahiro Komeda, Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM), Tohoku University (Japan)

S09 New aspects of photofunctional metal complexes
Professor Luisa De Cola, Université de Strasbourg, France
Professor Felix N. Castellano, North Carolina State University, USA
Professor Shin-ichi Ohkoshi, The University of Tokyo, Japan

S10 Recent advances in inorganic coordination compound-based magnetic systems
Rodolphe Clérac, Centre de Recherche Paul Pascal (CRPP), France
Kim Dunbar, Texas A&M University, USA
Annie Powell, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Ming-Liang Tong, Sun Yat Sen University, China
Li-Min Zheng, Nanjing University, China

S11 Molecular machines
Prof. Mir Wais Hosseini, University of Strasbourg, France
Prof. Dr. Michael Schmittel, Universität Siegen, Germany
Prof. Amar H. Flood, Indiana University, USA
Prof. Toshikazu Takata, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

S12 Ionics for energy, environment, and advanced applications
Professor Mircea Dinca, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Professor Rodrigue Lescouezec, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France
Professor Thomas D Bennett, University of Cambridge, UK

S13 Bioorganometallic chemistry
Prof. Nils Metzler Nolte, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Prof. Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz, University of Toronto, Scarborough, Canada
Prof. Takashi Hayashi, Osaka University, Japan

S14 Functional molecule-based magnets
Professor Barbara Sieklucka, Jagiellonian University, Poland
Professor Daniel R.Talham, University of Florida, USA
Professor Stephen Hill, Florida State University, USA

S15 ICF symposium
Professor Hiroshi Nishihara, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Professor Neil Champness, University of Nottingham, UK
Professor Ren-Gen Xiong, Southeast University, China

S16 Bioinspired small molecule activation
Professor Larry Que, University of Minnesota, USA
Professor Wonwoo Nam, Ewha Womans University, South Korea
Professor Franc Meyer, Georg-August-University Göttingen, Germany
Professor Tim Warren, Georgetown University, USA
Professor Kenneth Karlin, Johns Hopkins University, USA
Professor Shunichi Fukuzumi, Meijo University, Japan
Professor Christopher J. Cramer, University of Minnesota, USA

S17 Physical inorganic chemistry --- from classic to frontier ---
Associate Professor, Hongqi Suni, Edith Cowan University, Australia
Professor Ron Naaman, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Monroe E. Spaght Professor Edward I. Solomon, Stanford University, USA

S18 Recent advances in the synthesis, reactivity and coordination chemistry of porphyrin compounds
Professor Lechoslaw Latos-Grazynski, University of Wrocław, Poland
Professor Gérard Simmoneaux, Université de Rennes 1, France

S19 Coordination asymmetry
Prof. Nicholas A. Kotov, University of Michigan, USA
Prof. Mark MacLachlan, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Prof. Eiji Yashima, Nagoya University, Japan

S20 Metal complexes: from components and concepts to devices
Professor Marcel Mayor, University of Basel, Switzerland
Professor Tong Ren, Purdue University, USA
to be announced

S21 Recent advances in molecular conductors: functionality
Professor Manuel Leite de Almeida, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Professor Marc Fourmigué, Université Rennes 1 & CNRS, France
Dr. Francis Pratt, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
Dr. Enric Canadell, ICMAB(CSIC), Spain

S22 MOFs as scaffolds for nanomaterials synthesis and encapsulatio
Dr. Christian Serre, Institut des Matériaux Poreux de Paris, France
Professor Bo Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Professor Jorge Gascón, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Professor Nathaniel L. Rosi, University of Pittsburgh, USA

S23 Triggering assembly of supramolecular coordination compounds
Prof. Smail Trki, Universite of Brest, France
Prof. Jong Seung Kim, Department of Chemistry, Korea University, South Korea
Prof. Kimoon Kim, POSTEC, South Korea
Dr. Grace Morgan, University College Dublin, Ireland

S24 Photochemistry and photophysics of multimetallic and supramolecular coordination systems
Professor Peter Ford, University of California Santa Barbara, USA
Professor Guido Clever, TU Dortmund University, Canada
Professor Katsuhiko Ariga, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), Japan
Professor Zhong-Ning Chen, Fujian Institute of Research on the Structure of Matter, China

S25 Coordination and organometallic complexes based on pincer and pincer-like ligands: fundamental reactivity and applications
Professor Lutz Gade, Universitär Heidelberg, Germany
Professor Blanca Martin Vaca, Universite Paul Sabatier, France
Professor Warren E. Piers, University of Calgary, Canada

S26 Metallo—supermolecules & metal containing polymers
Prof. Didier Astruc, Institut Universitaire de France, Institut des Sciences Moluculaires, Groupe Nanosciences Moluculaires, France
Prof. Mitsuhiko Shionoya, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Prof. Dr. Alaa S. Abd-El-Azi, University of Prince Edward Island, CANADA

S27 Coordination framework materials for microenvironmental applications
Assistant Professor Rob Ameloot, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Professor Christian Doonan, The University of Adelaide, Australia
Professor Daniel Maspoch, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain
Professor Kevin C.-W. Wu, National Taiwan University, Taiwan

S28 Theoretical coordination chemistry
Professor Stefan Grimme, Mulliken Center for Theoretical Chemistry, University of Bonn, Germany
Professor Kazunari Yoshizawa, Institute for Materials Chemistry and Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan
Professor Laura Gagliardi, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota, USA

S29 Recent advances in molecular conductors: materials development
Professor Narcis Avarvari , Université d’Angers
Professor John Schlueter, National Science Foundation
Professor Lee Martin, Nottingham Trent University
Professor Dominique Lorcy, Université de Rennes 1

S30 Metal-oxo clusters: from purely inorganic entities to composite materials
Prof. Eugenio Coronado, Universitat de València, Spain
Prof. Anna Proust, Université Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, France
Prof. Li-Xin Wu, Jilin University, China
Prof. Ira Weinstock, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Prof. William H. Casey, University of California, Davis, USA

S31 Breaking and forming OO bonds using earth abundant transition metal complexes
Prof. Rui Cao, Key Laboratory of Applied Surface and Colloid Chemistry, Ministry of Education School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering. Shaanxi Normal University, China
Associate Prof. Shigeyuki Masaoka, Institute for Molecular Science, National Institutes of Natural Sciences, Japan

S32 The coordination chemistry of extractive metallurgy
Prof. Bruce Moyer, Group Leader, Chemical Separations, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA, covering critical metals recovery
Prof. Tsuyoshi Yaita, Deputy Head of Materials Sciences Research Center, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, JAPAN, covering f-block metal recovery
Prof. Klaus Koch, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, covering methodologies for determining speciation and substitution rates

S33 Functional hybrid materials for catalytic energy conversion
Erwin Reisner, University of Cambridge, UK
Stefan Bernhard, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Ryu Abe, Kyoto University, Japan
Gustav Berggren, Univ Uppsala, Sweden
Licheng Sun, KTH, Sweden
Elisabeth Gibson, University of Newcasttle, UK
Nicolas Plumere, Univ Bochum, Germany

S34 Electron-conductive/redox-active coordination polymers
Prof. Deanna D'Alessandro, The University of Sydney, Australia
Prof. Hitoshi Miyasaka, Tohoku University, Japan
Dr. Félix Zamora, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and IMDEA Nanoscience, Spain
Dr. Mark Allendorf, Sandia National Laboratories, USA
Dr. Christopher H. Hendon, University of Oregon, USA
Prof. William Dichtel, Northwestern University, USA

S35 Non-covalent interactions in functional coordination systems
Professor Leonard Lindoy, The University of Sydney, Australia
Wolfgang Kaim, Universit?t Stuttgart, Germany
Jason Love, University of Edinburgh, UK
Professor Tomoaki Tanase, Nara Women's University, Japan
Professor Edwin Constable, University of Basel, Switzerland

S36 Rising stars in coordination chemistry

No Keynote Speaker located for this session.

S37 Coordination chemistry for the quantum revolution
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S38 Organometallic complexes for organic synthesis and polymerization
Professor Paul J Chirik, Princeton University, USA
Professor Zhaomin Hou, RIKEN, Japan
Professor Kyoko Nozaki, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Professor Laurel L. Schafer, University of British Columbia, Canada
Professor Yong Tang, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

S39 Coordination chemistry at the nanoscale: functional nanoparticles and nanosheets
Associate Professor Rie Makiura, Oska Prefecture Universrity, Japan
Professor Paolo Falcaro, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Professor Fengwei Huo, Nanjing Tech University, China
Research director Gabor Molnar, Toulouse CNRS, France

S40 Modern EPR: a powerful tool for studies of metal complexes
Prof. Eric McInnes, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, UK
Prof. R. David Britt, Department of Chemistry, University of California at Davis, USA
to be announced

S41 Molecular confinement effects in organic and inorganic cages
Prof. Julius Rebek, Jr., USA
Prof. Kenneth N. Raymond, USA
Prof. Dr. Joost N. H. Reek, Van t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences, Netherland
Prof. Takeharu Haino, Japan
Prof. Michael Ward, UK
Prof. James D. Crowley, New Zealand

S42 Solid state reactivity and structural transformations
Professor Jagadese J. Vittal, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Prof. Omar K. Farah, Northwestern University, USA
Prof. Hiroshi Kitagawa, Kyoto University, Japan
Prof. Hajime Ito, Hokkaido University, Japan
Prof. Pance Naumov, NYU Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

S43 Chiral functional materials
Professor Katsuya Inoue, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Hiroshima University, Japan
Prof. Jeanne Crassous, University of Rennes 1 - CNRS, France
Prof. Dominique Luneau, University of Lyon, France

S44 Molecule-based magnetism: state of the art in muliti-stable magnetic compounds
Prof. José Antonio Real, Institute of Molecular Science (ICMol), University of Valencia, Spain
Prof. Azzedine Bousseksou, CNRS, France
Prof. Guillem Aromí, University of Barcelona, Spain

S45 Metal mediated hydrogen production and activation inspired by Nature
Prof. Marcetta Y. Darensbourg, Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University, USA
Prof. Wolfgang Lubitz, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion, Germany
Prof. Mei Wang, Environmental and Biological Science and Technology, Dalian University of Technology, China
Prof. Morris Bullock, Center for Molecular Electrocatalysis, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA

S46 The chemistry of weak interactions of interest to coordination chemists
Professor Snežana Zaric, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Professor Jean-Ping Lang, Soochow University, China
Dr. Xiaodi Su, A*STAR Institute for Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore

S47 Speciation in coordination chemistry
Dr. Holly Stein, Colorado State University, USA
Dr. Ryszard Lobinski, University of Pau, France
Dr. Satoshi Iwatsuki, Konan University, Japan

S48 Organometallic chemistry and catalysis in water
Senior Researcher Luca Gonsalvi, ICCOM CNR, Italy
Prof. David R. Tyler, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oregon, USA
Dr. Yuichiro Himeda, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan

S49 Catalytic valorization of carbon dioxide
Prof. Xiao-Bing Lu, State Key Laboratory of Fine chemicals, Dalian University of Technology, China
Prof. Da-Gang Yu, College of Chemistry, Sichuan University, 29 Wangjiang Road, Chengdu, China
Prof. Dr. Tadashi Ema, Okayama University, Japan

S50 Rational design of multifunctional luminescent molecules and theirs applications to coordination chemistry
Chantal Daniel, University of Strasbourg, France
Denis Jacquemin, University of Nantes, France
Kenneth Kam Wing Lo, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Mark E Thompson, The University of Southern California, USA

S51 2D inorganic materials and coordination chemistry: fundamental chemistry and emerging applications
Dr. MAURIZIO PERUZZINI Director of ICCOM-CNR and of the Department of Chemical Sciences and Materials Technologies - CNR (DSCTM CNR), Italy
Prof. Yanfeng Zhang, College of Engineering of Peking University, and the Center for Nanochemistry of Peking University
Dr. Takayoshi Sasaki, NIMS, Japan

S52 P as play: coordination chemistry of elemental phosphorus
Prof. Koop Lammertsma, Em. prof. of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Distinguished visiting prof. of University of Johannesburg, South Africa

S53 Organometallics of new σ-ligands
Prof. Maurizio Peruzzini, Italian National Research Council, Italy
Prof. Philip Power, University of California, Davies, USA
Hiromi Tobita, Tohoku Univerisity, Japan
Prof. L. James Wright, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

S54 Functional supramolecular materials
Prof. Jan J. Weigand, TU Dresden
Prof. Antonella Dalla Cort, Sapienza University
Prof. Jonathan Nitschke, University of Cambridge
Prof. Cameron Kepert, The University of Sydney

S55 Transition metal complexes in cancer therapy
Prof. Viktor Brabec, Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biophysics, Czech Republic

S56 Neutron scattering in the study of coordination compounds
Prof. Jeff Long, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Prof. Richard Winpenny, School of Chemistry, The University of Manchester, UK
Prof. Alberto Albinati, Department of Chemistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

S57 Crystallography for coordination chemistry
S59 Coordination Chemistry for Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences
S60 Genaral

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