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S01  Fundamental and applied aspects of N2 coordination chemistry (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Doctor/Executive Officer, Tohru Setoyama, Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Japan

Professor Nicolas MEZAILLES, Paul Sabatier University, France

Assistant Professor Jillian Dempsey, UNC Chapel Hill, USA

Professor Polly Arnold, The University of Edinburgh, UK


Professor Miquel Costas, Universitat de Girona, Spain

S03  Coordination chemistry for energy and environment (Time Table)

Professor Douglas Stephan, Canada Research Chair, University of Toronto, Canada

Research Fellow and Professor Jong-San Chang, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Korea

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 (Time Table)

Professor Fumiyuki Ozawa, International Research Center for Elements Science, Institute for Chemical Research, Kyoto University, Japan

S05  Polyoxometalate nanoarchitectures (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Professor Rebecca Abergel, University of California, Berkeley, USA

Professor David Parker, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, UK

Prof. Dr. Paul Kögerler, Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

S07  Molecular catalysts for CO2 fixation/reduction (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Annie Powell, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany

Ming-Liang Tong, Sun Yat Sen University, China

Li-Min Zheng, Nanjing University, China

Kunio Awaga, Nagoya University, Japan

Masahiro Yamashita, Tohoku University, Japan

S11  Molecular machines (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Professor Barbara Sieklucka, Jagiellonian University, Poland

Professor Daniel R.Talham, University of Florida, USA

Professor Stephen Hill, Florida State University, USA

S15  ICF symposium (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Professor Larry Que, University of Minnesota, USA

Professor Wonwoo Nam, Ewha Womans University, South Korea

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

Professor Andy S. Borovik, University of California-Irvine, USA

S17  Physical inorganic chemistry --- from classic to frontier --- (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Professor Lechoslaw Latos-Grazynski, University of Wrocław, Poland

Professor Gérard Simmoneaux, Université de Rennes 1, France

S19  Coordination asymmetry (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Professor Marcel Mayor, University of Basel, Switzerland

Prof. Sandrine Heutz, Imperial College London, UK


Prof. Takuji Ogawa, Osaka University, Japan

S21  Recent advances in molecular conductors: functionality (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Professor Peter Ford, University of California Santa Barbara, USA

Professor Guido Clever, TU Dortmund University, Germany

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 (Time Table)

Professor Lutz Gade, Universitär Heidelberg, Germany

Professor Blanca Martin Vaca, Universite Paul Sabatier, France

Professor Jun Takaya, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

S26  Metallo-Supermolecules & Metal Containing Polymers (Time Table)

Prof. Didier Astruc, Institut Universitaire de France, University of Bordeaux, 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 (Time Table)

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

S28  Theoretical coordination chemistry (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Professor Narcis Avarvari , Université d’Angers

Professor Lee Martin, Nottingham Trent University

Professor Dominique Lorcy, Université de Rennes 1

Professor Takehiko Mori, Tokyo Institute of Technology

S30  Metal-oxo clusters: from purely inorganic entities to composite materials (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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

Prof. Wei Xu, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Dr. Christopher H. Hendon, University of Oregon, USA

Prof. William Dichtel, Northwestern University, USA

S35  Non-covalent interactions in functional coordination systems (Time Table)

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

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S38  Organometallic complexes for organic synthesis and polymerization (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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

Professor Joseph T. Hupp, Northwestern University, United States

Professor George CHRISTOU, The University of Florida, United States

S40  Modern EPR: a powerful tool for studies of metal complexes (Time Table)

Prof. Eric McInnes, School of Chemistry, University of Manchester, UK

Prof. R. David Britt, Department of Chemistry, University of California at Davis, USA

Professor Nick Cox, Australian National University, Australia

S41  Molecular confinement effects in organic and inorganic cages (Time Table)

Prof. Julius Rebek, Jr., 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

Prof. Shigehisa Akine, Kanazawa University, Japan

S42  Solid state reactivity and structural transformations (Time Table)

Professor Jagadese J. Vittal, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore

Prof. Omar K. Farha, 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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Professor Snežana Zaric, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Dr. Xiaodi Su, A*STAR Institute for Materials Research and Engineering, Singapore

S47  Speciation in coordination chemistry (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Prof. Liang DENG, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, CAS, China

Prof. Philip Power, University of California, Davies, USA

Prof. Hiromi Tobita, Tohoku Univerisity, Japan

Prof. L. James Wright, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

S54  Functional supramolecular materials (Time Table)

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 (Time Table)

Prof. Viktor Brabec, Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Biophysics, Czech Republic

Prof. Luca Salassa, Donostia International Physics Center, Spain

Prof. Guangyu Zhu, City University of Hong Kong, China

S56  Neutron scattering in the study of coordination compounds (Time Table)

Prof. Alberto Albinati, Department of Chemistry, University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Prof. Antonio Romerosa-Nievas, University of Almeria, Spain

S57  Crystallography for coordination chemistry
Prof. Katharina M Fromm, University of Fribourg, Department of Chemistry

Prof. Lee Brammer, University of Sheffield

Prof. Simon Parsons, The University of Edinburgh

S58  JST Session: Coordination Chemistry for Structural Elucidation (Time Table)

Prof. Makoto Fujita, The University of Tokyo

Prof. Jing-Ke Weng, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Prof. Takafumi Ueno, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Prof. Guo-Xin Jin, Fudan University

S59  Coordination Chemistry for Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences (Time Table)

Prof. Christopher Orvig, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada

Prof. Christoph J. Fahrni, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

Prof. Hideki Masuda, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan

S60  Genaral
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