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Conference Program (click on talk title for abstract)

Day 1, May 26

11:00 - 12:00

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mediator: Craig Hill (Emory University, USA)

12:00 - 12:50 David Avnir (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel)
"Chirality of Materials: A Guided Tour"
12:50 - 13:40 Lee Cronin (University of Glasgow, UK)
"Dimensional Reduction in Inorganic Systems: From Dissipative Dynamics to Artificial Life"
13:40 - 15:00 Lunch
15:00 - 15:50 Michel Che (Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France)
"Water-Mediated Assemblies and Processes in the Synthesis of Oxide-supported Catalysts"
15:50 - 16:40 Andrea Dei (University of Florence, Italy)
"Emergence, Symmetry Breaking and Neurophenomenology as pillars of the Chemical Tenet"
16:40 - 17:00

Coffee Break and Discussion

17:00 - 17:50 Joan S Valentine (University of California at Los Angeles, USA)
"How do ALS-associated Mutations in Superoxide Dismutase 1 Promote Aggregation of the Protein?"
17:50 - 18:40 Vagif Farzaliyev (Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan)
"New Antioxidants with Combined Actions"
19:30 - 21:00 Special Dinner (By Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences)


Day 2, May 27

  Mediator: Jamal Musaev (Emory University, USA)
9:00 - 9:50 Craig Hill (Emory University, USA)
"Useful Structural or Dynamic Function by Complex Systems Based on Inorganic Clusters"
9:50 - 10:40 Tofig Nagiyev (Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan)
"Effective Iron Porphyrin-Immobilized Catalytic Systems for the Processes of Hydroxylation and Epoxidation of Lower Alkanes and Alkenes"
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break and Discussion
11:00 - 11:50 Keiji Morokuma (Emory University, USA)
"Effects of Protein Environments on the Mechanism of Metalloenzymatic Reactions"
11:50 - 12:40 Feliu Maseras (Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain)
"Homogenous Computational Catalysis: For Mechanism of Cross-Coupling and Other C-C Bond Formation Processes"
12:40 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:50 Dante Gatteschi (University of Florence, Italy)
"Complexity in Molecular Magnets"
14:50 - 15:40 Thorsten Glaser (Universität Bielefeld, Germany)
"Rational Design of Single-Molecule Magnets"
15:40 - 16:00

Coffee Break and Discussion

Mediator: Feliu Maseras (Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia, Spain)

16:00 - 16:50 Didier Astruc (University of Bordeaux, France)
"Metallodendrimers: A Precise and Well-Organized Nanoworld Including Applications to Sensing and Catalysis"
16:50 - 17:40 Ekkehard Diemann (Universität Bielefeld, Germany)
"A Wheel-shaped Nanosized Molybdenum Oxide Based Nanoreactor: Unprecedented Acid and Assembly Behaviour as well as Electronic Structure"
17:40 - 18:30 Jamal Musaev (Emory University, USA)
"Computational Approaches to Catalysis: Understanding the Fundamental Principles of Catalysis and Predicting New and more Efficient Catalysts"
19:00 - 21:00 Dinner

Day 3, May 28

  Mediator: Vagif Farzaliyev (Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan)
9:00 - 9:50 Akif Azizov (Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan)
"Transition Metal Cationic Catalysis of Oligomerization and Polymerization Processes"
9:50 - 10:40 Josep Poblet (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain)
"From Lindqvist Anions to Giant Structures: DFT Studies of Polyoxometalates"
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:50 Valentin Ananikov (Russian Academy of Science, Russia)
"Homogeneous, Heterogeneous and Nano-Sized Catalytic Systems: Simple Solution of Complex Chemical Problems"
11:50 - 12:40 Ajdar Mejidov (Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, Azerbaijan)
"Reactions of Coordinated Ligands. Oxidative Hydrogenation and Reduction of Coordinated Azomethane Groups"
12:40 - 13:30 Achim Müller (Universität Bielefeld, Germany)
"Porous Capsules Interact Specially with Their Environment and One Another"
13:30 - 14:30 Closing Ceremony
14:30 - 18:00 Lunch and Tour in Baku
19:00 Special Dinner


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