Wednesday, 1 June 2011

Flow and batch process development focus for HEL 12th Conference

Join us at Cambridge University for a series of lectures and presentations from leading scientists.

Speakers and titles confirmed so far include :
  • Introduction and Keynote Lecture , by Dr Ian R. Baxendale, Royal Society University Research Fellow, Cambridge University (UK)
  • Flow Hydrogenation: Enhanced Diastereoselectivity, Purity Control, and Catalyst Activity relative to Batch operation, by Dr Joel Hawkins, Pfizer (Groton, USA)
  • Development of catalytic oxidation flow process (tentative), by John Studley,Vertex Pharmaceuticals (UK)
  • Pd/diphosphane-catalyzed reductive carbonylation of nitrobenzenein methanol – some surprises, by Dr T Mooibroek, Prof. E. Bouwman and Prof. E. Drent, Leiden University (Netherlands)
  • Development of new oxidation catalysts (tentative), by Dr Mark J Muldoon, Queens University Belfast, (UK)
  • Reactive distillation in continuous mode, by Prof Allen Wright, University of Newcastle (UK)
  • Hydrogenation and other Continuous Processes in supercritical fluids, by Prof Martyn Poliakoff and Dr Richard Bourne, University of Nottingham (UK)
  • Engineering aspects of batch and flow heterogeneous reactors based on performance data, by Dr Jasbir Singh, HEL Group (UK).
The conference will take place on Tuesday September 27th, and participants are invited to join us for a complementary Drinks reception and  a three course dinner at St. Catharine's College, Cambridge on Monday 26th September.  Early Bird Discount available until June 30th.  Contact, or visit our website to find out more.

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