Invited Speakers

Simposium Invited Speaker Affiliation Tittle
S1. DHDQ. Didactics, History and Outreach of Chemistry
  • Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, España
  • "Aprendiendo sobre Polímeros: del Bachillerato al Grado en Ingeniería de Materiales"
Juan Quílez  Grupo Especializado de Didáctica e Historia de las RSEQ y RSEF, España "Aproximación histórica al enfoque STEM integrado: fundamentación y análisis crítico"
Ana Isabel Elduque  Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, España "Divulgación de la Ciencia: ¿Comunicación o espectáculo?"
Pascual Román  Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, España "Divulgación de textos científicos en español. El caso de la nomenclatura química de la IUPAC"
S2. DisMATER. Disruptive Advanced Materials: Synthesis, Properties and Applications
  • Technische Universität Dresden & Max Plank Institute, Dresden, Germany
"Advances in Organic 2D Crystals - From On-Water Surface Chemistry to Functional Applications"
Inés Corral  Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain "The twisted photophysics of curved nanographenes explained by quantum mechanical simulations"
David Écija  IMDEA-NanoScience, Madrid, Spain  "Molecular nanoscience at interfaces"
Cinzia Casiraghi  Technische Universität Dresden & Max Plank Institute, Dresden, Germany "Water-based, defect-free and biocompatible 2D material inks: from printed electronics to biomedical applications"
Julia Pérez  Instituto de Ciencia Molecular, Universitat de Valencia, Valencia, Spain "Synthesis and Application of Diverse Metal Halide-Based Nanostructures"
Amaia Zurutuza Graphenea, Donostia, Gipuzkoa Graphene from lab to industry
S3. NanoMedChem. The Chemistry of Nanomedicine
  • Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid-CSIC, Madrid, Spain
  • "The impact of the chemical properties of nanomaterials on the design of therapeutic biomaterials"
Anna Laromaine  Institut Ciència de Materials de Barcelona-CSIC, Barcelona, Spain "Bacterial Nanocelluloses as responsive biocomposites in health applications"
Christine Dufès  University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, United Kingdom "Tumour regression after intravenous administration of novel tumour-targeted nanomedicines"
S4. SupraChem. Frontiers in Supramolecular Chemistry and Materials
  • Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
  • "Chemically fueled self-assembly and phase separation"
Amparo Ruiz-Carretero  Institute Charles Sadron, University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France "Exploring the role of hydrogen-bonding and chirality in supramolecular electronics"
Mariane Engeser  University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany "Metallo-supramolecular aggregates in the gas phase: avoid and provoke fragmentation"
David Leboeuf  University of Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France "Macrocyclizations Enabled by Supramolecular Interactions"
David González-Rodríguez  Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain "Molecular and Supramolecular Chemistry within Confined Nanospaces"
Luís Sánchez  Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain "Supramolecular polymerization of N-annulated perylenebisimides. Toward new functional, supramolecular materials"
Antonio Caballero  Universidad de Murcia, Murcia, Spain "Supramolecular Structures Induced by Anions"
Antonio Frontera  Universitat Illes Balears, Palma, Spain "Supramolecular assemblies directed by unconventional interactions involving metals"
S5. PoreMat. The Chemistry of Porous Materials
  • Technische Universität Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Patricia Horcajada  IMDEA Energía, Madrid, Madrid, Spain  
Arne Thomas  Technische Universität Berlín, Berlín, Germany  
Matthew J. Rosseinsky  University of Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom  
Dana Medina Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich, Munich, Germany  
S6. Perspectives in Synthetic Methodology
  • Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
  • "Expanding the Borders of Chemical Reactivity"
Eric Meggers  Philipps Univerität Marburg, Marburg, Germany "Nitrene-Mediated C-H Functionalization: New Directions"
Siegfried R. Waldvogel  Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz, Mainz, Germany "Electrifying Organic Synthesis"
Francesca Paradisi  University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland "Enzymes: making them part of the chemist standard toolbox"
Carlos Valdés  Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain "Building molecular complexity by geminal difunctionalization of N-sulfonylhydrazones"
Syuzanna Harutyunyan  University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands "Introducing autonomous time-controlled chemical synthesis with catalytic small organic molecule oscillator" 
Galardonad@ con la Medalla Felix Sarratosa del GEQOR    
Galardonad@ con la Medalla Ignacio Ribas del GEQOR    
S7. ChemEng&SD. Chemical Engineering and Sustainable Development
  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia
  • “Catalytic processes for a Circular Carbon Economy: Facts and Fictions”
Pilar Gayán  Instituto de Carboquímica (CSIC), Zaragoza, Spain "Application of Chemical Looping Tecnologies for a sustainable energy and environmental development."
María J. Alonso  Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain "Advanced therapies using nanotechnology and functional materials"
Aurora Santos  Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain "Sustainable Remediation of Soil and Groundwater. Case Studies"
S8. SusProd. Natural Products for Sustainable Production Patterns. From the Lab to the Field
  • Juan Fernando Gil Romero
  • Gowan company. Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia
  • "Use of agricultural by-products as sources of active molecules for crop protection"

Jaime Primo  Universitat Politècnica de València, Valencia, Spain "Looking for new pheromones. The path from the laboratory to the field"
Luis Fernando Julio Torres
Phytochemistry Unit Director/ R&D, Kimitec "Future trends in Natural pesticides"
S9. Analytical. Horizons in (Bio)Analytical Sciences and Technologies
  • CIC biomaGUNE, San Sebastián, Spain
  • "SERS-Based Monitoring of Cell-Derived Metabolites"
Jonathan V Sweedler  Department of Chemistry. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana IL, USA "Downscaling mass spectrometry to the single regime to discover single cell chemical heterogeneity"
Marja-Liisa Riekkola  Department of Chemistry, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland "Potential of modern techniques for isolation, separation and characterization of human extracellular vesicle subpopulations"
S10. CrystChem. From the Atom to the Crystal: Structural Knowledge, Chemical Properties, and New Materials
  • Cambridge University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • "Non Conventional Routes to Amorphous MOFs and Glasses"
Joke Haderman  University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium "New possibilities in structure determination based upon 3D electron diffraction"
Thomas Heine  TU Dresden, Dresden, Germany "Mattermorphosis"
S11. MGChem. New Strategies in Main-Group Chemistry: from Stoichiometric to Catalytic Processes
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • “Alkali metal heavyweights: Potential big hitters in homogeneous catalysis”
Vito Capriati  Università degli Studi di Bari “Aldo Moro”,  Bari, Italy “Reshaping the Future of Chemistry Towards Sustainability: The Role of Water and Deep Eutectic Solvents in Main-Group Chemistry”
Eva Hevia  Bern University, Bern, Switzerland "Tailoring organosodium reagents for new stoichiometric and catalytic applications"
S12. Chem4Ener. Sustainable Chemistry for Emerging Energy Technologies
  • Luis Echegoyen Fernández
  • The University of Texas, El Paso
  • "Fullerene compounds for enhanced solar cell efficiencies and for electrocatalytic applications"
Max García-Melchor  Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin, Dublin, Ireland "Databases and accelerated catalyst design for energy applications"
Sofía Calero  Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands "Porous Crystal and Process Design for Energy & Chemical Industry Applications"
Clare P. Grey University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom "Ionic transport and structure in electrolytes, electrodes and interfaces: NMR, XRD and optical microscopy studies"
Dirk Guldi Friedrich–Alexander University Erlangen–Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany "Adaptive down- and up-conversion to power energy conversion"
Thomas Bein University of Munich, Germany "Orchestrating Photons and Electrons in Covalent Organic Frameworks"
S13. ChemReact. Chemical Reactivity: Computational Methods and Applications
  • University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Lugano, Switzerland
  • "Non-linear temperature dependence of nitrogen adsorption and decomposition on Fe(111) surface"
Johannes Klein  University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands "From Closed-Shell Gold Complexes to Radical Reactivity: Breaking X-H Bonds via PCET"
Fabio Pietrucci  Université de la Sorbonne, Paris, France "Towards a coherent framework to compute optimal reaction coordinates, free energy barriers and rates from transition paths"
Iñaki Tuñón Universidad de Valencia "Efficient Simulations of Chemical Reactions in Complex Environments. An Application to SARS-CoV-2 Main Protease Reactivity"
Teodoro Laino  IBM Research Europe, Rüschlikon, Switzerland "Fueling the Digital Chemistry Revolution with Language Models"
S14. BIOChem. Biological Inorganic and Organic Chemistry
  • Leiden Institute of Chemistry, Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands
  • "Ruthenium-based PhotoActivated ChemoTherapy for Hypoxic TumorsTreatment: Progresses and Challenges"
Éva Tóth  Centre de Biophysique Moléculaire, Université d'Orléans, Orleans, France "Metal Complexes for Bioimaging Applications"
Pau Gorostiza  Institute for Bioengineering of Catalonia (IBEC), Spain "Photopharmacology to Control Biological Activity in Single Cells and in Vivo"
Pedro Merino  Instituto de Biocomputacion y Fisica de Sistemas Complejos, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain "Mechanistic Insights into Reactions Catalyzed by Fucosyltransferases"
Anna Company  Institut de Química Computacional i Catàlisi (IQCC), Universitat de Girona, Girona, Spain “Synthesis and reactivity of high-valent oxoiron species relevant in biology and catalysis”
Lubomír Rulíšek  Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic "Elucidating Reaction Mechanisms of Coupled Binuclear Copper Enzymes by Correlating QM/MM Calculations and Spectroscopy"
S15. Organomet. Recent Trends in Organometallic  Reactivity
  • University of Cambridge, Cambridge, Reino Unido
  • "Harnessing Non-Covalent Interactions to Address Selectivity Challenges in Catalysis"
David Nagib  The Ohio State University, US "Harnessing Radicals and Carbenes To Enable Unconventional Reactivity"
Oliver Wenger  University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland "New luminescent organometallic complexes and their application in photocatalysis"
Ana Carmen Albeniz  Valladolid University, Valladolid, Spain "C-H and C-C bond activation by group 10 metal complexes"
Elena Fernández  Universitat Rovira y Virgili, Tarragona, Spain "The concept behind novel boron-copper 1,3-rearrangement"
S16. FrontCoord. New frontiers in Coordination Chemistry. Applications from the Chemistry World to Physics and Biology
  • University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
  • "The use of anilato ligands to construct magnetic and conducting MOFs"
Antonello Merlino  University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy "Recent advances in protein metalation by metal compounds"
Cristian A. Strassert  University of Münster, Münster, Germany "Exploting the heavy ligand effect in photofunctional coordination compounds"


  • Abstracts:
    Deadline for abstracts submission:
    Deadline for abstracts submission is extended to February 28th, 2023, 23:59 hrs (GMT+1)
  • Registration:
    Early registration:
    until April 21, 2023

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