Scientific Program

Plenary Lectures

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Prof. Carlos Roque Duarte Correia

Instituto de Química/UNICAMP, Brasil
Tandem One-pot Enantioselective Heck-Matsuda Reactions for the Construction of Heterocyclic Compounds
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Prof. Mamoru Tobisu

Osaka University, Japan
New Strategies Toward the Use of Electronically Unsaturated Carbon Species in Organic Synthesis
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Prof. Antonio Echavarren

Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain
Catalysis via Gold(I) Carbenes
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Frank Glorius

Prof. Frank Glorius

Organisch-Chemisches Institut, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany 
On discovery and sensitivity in (photo)catalysis
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Prof. Jonathan S. Lindsey

North Carolina State University, USA
Synthesis of native bacteriochlorophylls and analogues
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Prof. Rui Moreira

University of Lisbon, Portugal
Novel Chemical Tools to Modulate Cell Death Mechanisms
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Prof. Ed Anderson

Head of Organic Chemistry, Professor of Organic Chemistry University of Oxford
Cycloisomerizations and Cycloadditions in Alkaloid Total Synthesis
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Prof. Berit Olofsson

Stockholm University
From solution to mechanochemistry - unlocking new modes of reactivity of hypervalent iodine reagents
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Professor Andrei K. Yudin

University of Toronto, Canada
Enthalpy-entropy compensation in heterocycle chemistry
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Award Lectures


Dr. Jeffrey T. Kuethe (ISHC Industrial Award)

Merck Merck & Co. Inc., Kenilworth NJ, USA
The LARGEST Small Molecule: Discovery and Development of the PCSK9 Inhibitor MK-0616
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Prof. Mark Lautens (E. C. Taylor Senior Award)

University of Toronto, Canada
Thirty Seven Years (and counting) of Making and Breaking Heterocycles
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Prof. Ryan Shenvi ( A. R. Katritzky Junior Award)

Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla CA
Attempts to deliver on the promise of natural products

Invited Lectures


Prof. William P. Unsworth

University of York, Heslington, York, UK
Ring Expansion Approaches for the Synthesis of Functionalised Macrocycles
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Prof. Nuno Filipe Rafael Candeias

University of Aveiro, Portugal
Synthesis and bioactivity of heterocyclic phenol Mannich bases 
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Prof. Andrew L. Lawrence

EaStCHEM School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK
Rethinking Enantioconvergent Reactions
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Prof. Paula Branco

Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
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Prof. Asunción Barbero

Facultad de Ciencias, Valladolid, Spain
Strategies Towards the Synthesis of Polysubstituted Oxacycles
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Prof. Gianluca Farinola

Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”, Bari, Italy
Direct arylation and cross-dehydrogenative couplings of (hetero)arenes: sustainable routes to organic semiconductors for photovoltaics
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Prof. Véronique Michelet

Université Côte d’Azur - UniCA Institut de Chimie de Nice,France
A Journey in Gold Catalysis Towards Diversity: from Heterocycles to Fragrances
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Prof. Romano Orrù

Faculty of Science & Engineering, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Biomimetic Spirocyclizations for the Synthesis of Indole Alkaloids
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Prof. Laurent El Kaïm

ENSTA ParisTech
Combining Isocyanide based multicomponent reactions and complex cascades for the preparation of heterocycles.
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Prof. Adrian Dobbs

University of Surrey
Recent Advances in Organic Electrochemistry for Heterocycle Synthesis

Conference Time-plan

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Types of scientific presentations

  • Plenary Lectures (45 min) 

  • Award Lecture (45 min) [Taylor Award; Katritzky Junior Award; Industrial Award]

  • Invited Lectures (30 min)

  • Oral Presentations (15 min)

  • Poster Presentation


  • Advances in synthetic methodologies

  • Artificial intelligence in heterocyclic chemistry

  • Natural product chemistry

  • Stereoselective synthesis

  • Sustainable synthetic approaches to heterocycles

  • Heterocycles for biological applications

  • Heterocycles in materials science.