The 26th Biennial Organic Reactions Catalysis Society Conference

ORCS_Miami_2016The Organic Reactions Catalysis Society cordially invites you to our 26th biennial meeting.

When: Sunday, March 27, 2016 3:00 PM through Thursday, March 31, 2016 12:00 PM Eastern Time

Where: Hyatt Regency Miami 400 South East Second Ave, Miami, Florida 33131-2197, USA USA

Registration for the 26th ORCS Conference is now open. Click here to register for the 26th ORCS Conference.
 
Topics at the conference will include

  • Chemicals production from bio-renewable resources
  • Coupling reactions with transition metals
  • Enantioselective transformations
  • Selective oxidation and acid catalyzed transformations
  • Hydrogenation: heterogeneous and homogeneous; chiral and achiral
  • Novel materials for organic synthesis
  • Synthesis of fine chemicals and pharmaceuticals

Award Winners
ORCS is pleased to announce the following award winners that will be honored at the 26th ORCS Conference. The Murray Raney and Paul N. Rylander Award winners will present plenary lectures during the 26th ORCS Conference.

2016 Murray Raney Award Sponsored by W.R. Grace and Co.
The Organic Reaction Catalysis Society is pleased to announce Dr. Jens Nørskov as the recipient of the 2016 Murray Raney Award for his significant contributions to advance the use of base metal catalysis in organic reactions.

2015 Paul N. Rylander Award Sponsored by BASF
The Organic Reaction Catalysis Society is pleased to announce Dr. Joseph R. Zoeller as the recipient of the 2015 Paul N. Rylander Award for his significant contributions to the use of catalysis in organic reactions.

2016 Paul N. Rylander Award Sponsored by BASF
The Organic Reaction Catalysis Society is pleased to announce Dr. Anil S. Guram, CSO – Art of Elements, LLC, as the recipient of the 2016 Paul N. Rylander Award for his significant contributions to the use of catalysis in organic reactions.

Keynote speakers confirmed to date include:

  • Gadi Rothenburg, University of Amsterdam
  • Break the Bark: New Catalytic Routes From Biomass to Chemicals
  • Martin Johnson, Eli Lilly and Company
    Continuous Reactors for Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Catalysis
  • Teshik Yoon, University of Wisconsin
  • Huw Davies, Emory University
  • Please visit www.orcs.org or email us at orcschair@orcs.org for more information.