Programme

The seminar is free of charge and open to the general public. Pre-registration is required; please register before April 13, 2017.

12.00 – 12.10
Welcome Address

Professor Jukka Seppälä, Aalto University
Introductory Slides (.pdf)

12.10 – 12.40
Plenary Lecture          

Professor Bernhard Rieger, Technical University of Munich:
Materials & Energy Storage – On The Role of CO2 in The 21. Century

12.40 – 13.20
Plenary Lecture

Professor Jan-Erling Bäckvall, University of Stockholm:
Mimicking Nature´s Way of Carrying out Organic Reactions

13.20 – 13.40
Lecture / Org. Synthesis

Professor Ari Koskinen, Aalto University:
Beyond Organic Synthesis

13.40 – 14.00
Lecture / Org. Synthesis

Professor Reko Leino, Abo Akademi:
New Synthetic Glycoclusters for Allergen and Cancer Immunotherapies

14.00 – 14.20
Coffee and refreshments (incl.)

14.20 – 14.40
Lecture / Photoactive molecules

Professor emeritus Helge Lemmetyinen,Tampere University of Technology:
Molecular photonics – light and sustainability

14.40 – 15.00
Lecture / Catalysis in industrial chemistry

Professor Riitta Keiski, University of Oulu:
Catalysis for sustainability

15.00 – 15.20
Lecture / Inorganic chemistry

Professor Maarit Karppinen, Aalto University:
Hybrid materials as enablers of next-generation sustainable energy technologies

15.20 – 15.40
Lecture / Org. Chemistry

Professor Ilkka Kilpeläinen, University of Helsinki:
Biomolecules – A great source for the chemist and mankind

15.40 – 16.00
Lecture / Chemistry in electronics

Professor Mikko Ritala, University of Helsinki:
Materials chemistry as an enabler for microelectronics

16.00 – 17.00
Cocktails/ Refreshments (Incl.)