Program

The book of abstracts can be downloaded as a Zip file here. Password to open Zip file is: dou4clou

The final Technical Program can be obtained here.

Program Outline click here.

Overview of program

Sunday 21st May
17:00 Registration
Engineering Research Facility, Lobby (842 W. Taylor St)
17:30 – 19:30 Welcome Reception
Engineering Research Facility, 2nd Floor Atrium (842 W. Taylor St)
Monday 22nd May
07:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast
Student Center East (SCE), 3rd Floor Conference Suite (750 S. Halsted. St)
08:20 Welcome and Official Opening
08:30 Plenary 1:
  Active Thermochemical Tables: A Divertimento in Thermochemistry for the 21st Century
Branko Ruscic, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Chair: Margaret S. Wooldridge, University of Michigan, USA
09:30 Parallel sessions A1, B1 and C1
10:20 Coffee Break
10:50 Parallel sessions A1, B1 and C1 continue
12:30 Lunch – enjoy local restaurants
14:00 Plenary 2:
How Charge Transforms Chemical Bonds at Solid-Liquid Interfaces
Tanja Ćuk, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Chair: Kevin van Geem, University of Ghent, Belgium
15:00 Parallel session A2, B2 and C2
15:50 Coffee Break
16:20 Parallel session A2, B2 and C2 continue
18:00 End of day
Tuesday 23rd May
07:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast
SCE, 3rd Floor Conference Suite (750 S. Halsted. St)
08:25 Daily announcements
08:30 Plenary 3:
  Strategies for Collectively Improving the Robustness of Chemical Kinetic Models for Practical Applications in Combustion
Alison S. Tomlin, University of Leeds, UK
Chair: Henry J. Curran, NUI Galway, Ireland
09:30 Parallel sessions A3, B3 and C3
10:20 Coffee Break
10:50 Parallel sessions A3, B3 and C3 continue
12:05 Lunch – enjoy local restaurants
13:30 Plenary 4:
  High-accuracy Quantum Chemical Methods for Kinetics:  Some Recent Developments
John F. Stanton, University of Florida, USA
Chair: Carlo Cavalotti, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
14:30 Parallel session A4, B4 and C4
15:20 Coffee Break
14:30 Parallel session A4, B4 and C4 continue
17:05 End of parallel sessions
17:30 Poster session
Illinois C, SCE, 3rd Floor Conference Suite (750 S. Halsted. St)
19:30 End of day
Wednesday 24th May
07:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast
SCE, 3rd Floor Conference Suite (750 S. Halsted. St)
08:25 Daily announcements
08:30 Plenary 5:
  Low Temperature Kinetics in Uniform Supersonic Flows: Rate Constants, Branching Ratios and Energy Transfer
Ian R. Sims, University of Rennes, France
Chair: Stephen J. Klippenstein, Argonne National Laboratory, USA
09:30 Parallel sessions A5, B5 and C5
10:20 Coffee Break
10:50 Parallel sessions A5, B5 and C5 continue
12:15 Plenary 6:
Fast Reactions in Aqueous Nanodrops
Evan R. Williams, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Chair: Christa Fittschen, CNRS-University of Lisle, France
13:05 Enjoy lunch and an afternoon in Chicago
18:30 Banquet at Moxee & Mad Mouse (724 W. Maxwell St)
21:00 End of day
Thursday 25th May
07:45 Registration and Continental Breakfast
SCE, 3rd Floor Conference Suite (750 S. Halsted. St)
08:25 Daily announcements
08:30 Plenary 7:
  Controlling Phenolic Hydrodeoxygenation by Tailoring M-O Bond Strength Via Specific Catalyst Metal Type and Particle Size Selection
Daniel E. Resasco, University of Oklahoma, USA
Chair: William H. Green, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
09:30 Parallel sessions A6, B6 and C6
10:20 Coffee Break
10:50 Parallel sessions A6, B6 and C6 continue
12:05 Close of conference