Scientific Programme

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The 10th Inorganic Chemistry Conference’s scientific programme will include plenary (45 min including discussion), and keynote (25 min) lectures as well as oral (15 min) and flash (5 min) communications, and posters. Besides the plenary lecture to be returned by the Alberto Romão Dias Prize recipient, we have the pleasure to announce the following confirmed plenary speakers:
  • Oliver Einsle, University of Freiburg, Germany
    Breaking N2: the enzyme nitrogenase and what we can learn from it
  • Manuel Almeida, C2TN, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Transition metal dithiolene complexes as key building blocks for conducting and magnetic materials
  • Daniel Ruiz-Molina, ICN2, CSIC, Spain
    Coordination polymer nanoparticles (CPPs) and their growth @ surfaces
  • Carlos C. Romão, Alberto Romão Dias prize recipient, ITQB, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    My (Privileged) Way Through Organometallic Chemistry

Keynote lectures

(presenting author)
  • Beatriz Royo, ITQB, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    Highly efficient water oxidation catalysis with organometallic iridium complexes
  • Laura Rodríguez, Departament de Química Inorgànica, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
    Gold(I) supramolecular assemblies in water
  • Rui F. Munhá, Department of Chemistry, University of California, USA
    Multi-electron reactivity of Ta(V) complexes supported by redox-active ligands
  • Samuel Dagorne, CNRS, Université de Strasbourg, France
    Highly effective group 4 and 13 metal complexes for the production of tailor-made biomaterials through polymerization catalysis
  • Sofia R. Pauleta, REQUIMTE, Dep. Química, FCT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    The orange protein: a protein containing a heterometallic cluster involved in a novel cell division system

Oral Communications

(presenting author)
  • Ana Lúcia Pires, CFNUL, IFIMUP and IN
    Thermal effects on the magnetostructural transition on thin film of Gd5Si1.3Ge2.7
  • Ana Petronilho, Center for Synthesis and Chemical Biology, University College Dublin, Ireland
    Iridium Cp* complexes based on abnormal carbenes: synthesis, reactivity and catalysis
  • Carlos Baleizão, CQFM, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Hybrid silica nanoparticles as multifunctional materials
  • Carlos F. G. C. Geraldes, Universidade de Coimbra
    Gd3+ complexes conjugated to the Pittsburg compound B as potential MRI markers of b-amyloid plaques: in vitro and in vivo studies
  • Carlos M. Granadeiro, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto
    Polyoxometalates@MOFs composites: efficient and versatile heterogeneous catalysts for sustainable oxidative systems
  • Christophe Fliedel, FCT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    Dinuclear zinc–N-heterocyclic carbene complexes for either the controlled ring-opening polymerization of lactide or the controlled degradation of polylactide under mild conditions
  • Clara S. B. Gomes, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Iminopyrrolyl sodium salts: synthesis, structural characterisation and their reactivity towards nickel, cobalt, iron, copper and zinc halides
  • Clara Pereira, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto
    Design of novel high-performance iron oxide nanoparticles for application as contrast agents in MRI
  • Diana Julião, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto
    Polyoxometalates as effective catalysts for oxidative desulfurization of model fuel oil
  • Inês Rodrigues, C2TN, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Artificial nucleases based on new bipyridine-terpyridine Cu(II) complexes
  • João Costa Pessoa, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Interaction of therapeutic vanadium complexes with proteins
  • Luís C. Branco, FCT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    Innovative metal based ionic liquids
  • Manuel Jardim, CQM, Universidade da Madeira
    Synthesis of novel Pt/Ru or Ru/Fe metallodendrimers for nonlinear optical applications
  • M. Clara Magalhães, CICECO, Universidade de Aveiro
    The portuguese inorganic chemistry nomenclature beyond osso de cabrito and bico de pato
  • Mónica Silva, FCT, Universidade de Coimbra
    Influence of acidity and pore size of silicates on the synthesis of hindered halogenated meso-aryl porphyrins
  • Pedro Mateus, ITQB, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    A dinuclear copper(II) cryptate for the recognition of glutamate
  • Sara Fateixa, CICECO, Universidade de Aveiro
    Resizing of gold nanorods by in situ chemical oxidation using persulfate: morphological and spectroscopic studies
  • Sónia Barroso, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Towards the understanding of radical reactions: experimental and computational studies of titanium(III) diamine bis(phenolate) complexes

Flash Communications

(presenting author)
  • Andreia Peixoto, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade do Porto
    Sulfonic acid functionalized clays: efficient and versatile solid catalysts
  • Cátia Relvas, HERCULES, Universidade de Évora
    Multi-analytical study of induced foxing stains on modern paper
  • Célia M. Silveira, ITQB, FCT, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
    Structural and functional features of cytochrome cd1 nitrite reductase
  • Cláudia A. Figueira, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Studies on the oligo-/polymerisation of ethylene employing iminopyrrolyl nickel(II) complexes as aluminium-free catalysts
  • Luis G. Alves, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Cyclam-based Zr(IV) complexes for cyclam functionalization
  • Mariela Nolasco, CICECO, Universidade de Aveiro
    Engineering highly efficient Eu(III)-based tri-ureasil hybrids toward luminescent solar concentrators
  • Marta A. Andrade, INCAR, CSIC, FC, Universidade de Lisboa
    Photocatalytic degradation of pharmaceutical compounds by TiO2: an ecotoxicity assessment
  • Pedro Adão, IST, Universidade de Lisboa
    Activity and degradation of copper-salan complexes in oxidative catalysis
  • Rui M. B. Carrilho, Universidade de Coimbra
    Palladium/phosphorus complexes as catalysts for hydrovinylation and carbonylation reactions



Important Dates
Deadline Abstract submission
February 28th, 2014

Abstracts acceptance
March 10th, 2014