13th Belgian Organic Synthesis Symposium (BOSS XIII)

Venue: KU Leuven

Location: Leuven, Belgium

Event Date/Time: Jul 15, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 20, 2012
Registration Date: Jul 10, 2012
Early Registration Date: May 03, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: May 03, 2012
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Description


The BOSS-conference is a unique international symposium as, apart from invited lectures delivered by established organic chemists as well as younger rising stars, two prestigious events are associated with it: a lecture delivered by the recipient of the “Janssen Pharmaceutica Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis”, and the “Tetrahedron Chair”: a one-day course on a specific topic in organic synthesis by an eminent lecturer.


Prof. E. M. CARREIRA (ETH Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland) has accepted to be chairman of BOSS XIII scheduled to take place in Leuven (Belgium), July 15-20, 2012, and hosted by Prof E. VAN DER EYCKEN (KUL, Heverlee, Belgium).


The conference covers a broad range of timely subjects in the field of organic chemistry. One of the major aims of this series of events, also for this new edition, has always been to give young chemists the possibility to attend a high level conference at a reasonable cost, covering a broad range of timely subjects in the field of organic chemistry instead of only addressing a small group of highly specialized chemists.


The symposium programme will include:



  • A one-day course on a specific topic by the recipient of the Tetrahedron Chair

  • A lecture delivered by the recipient of the Janssen Pharmaceutica Prize for Creativity in Organic Synthesis

  • A series of 16 plenary lectures with ample time for discussion

  • Poster sessions

  • An exhibition of scientific instruments, books and chemicals Social activities

The official symposium language is English.

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