12th Paul Walden Symposium Program

October 28, 2021

9.15 Professor Edgars Sūna (Chairman of the Scientific Board, Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis)
Welcoming remarks
9.20 Presentation of the Paul Walden medal to Dr. chem. Pavel Arsenyan (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis) by Professor Māris Turks, Dean of the Faculty of Materials Science and Applied Chemistry (Riga Technical University)
9.30 Dr. chem. Pavel Arsenyan (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis)
“Selenium in medicinal and material chemistry: a blessing and a curse”
10.30 Professor Paul Knochel (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany)
Stereoselective reactions of lithium organometallics – recent applications in flow organometallic chemistry
11.30 Coffee break
12.00 Professor Martin Oestreich (Technische Universität, Berlin, Germany)
Boring Silicon Chemistry Made Interesting
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Professor Robert Francke (University of Rostock, Rostock, Germany)
The Synergistic Interplay between Catalysis and Electrosynthesis
15.00 Professor Alan C. Spivey (Imperial College, London, U.K.)
Catalytic Asymmetric Group Transfer, Boronate Directed C-H activation & Protein Structure Mimicry

October 29, 2021

10.00 Professor Daniele Leonori (University of Manchester, Mancheser, U.K.)
Photoinduced assembly of C–N and C–B Bonds
11.00 Professor Troels Skrydstrup (Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark)
Recent Developments in Low Pressure Carbonylation Reactions
12.15 Poster session
15.00 PhD student Sindija Lapčinska (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Riga, Latvia)
Light-driven modifications of Cys and Sec containing peptides
15.30 PhD student Lūkass Lukaševics (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, Riga, Latvia)
Cobalt catalyzed C-H bond functionalization
16.00 Professor Veronique Gouverneur (University of Oxford, Oxford, U.K.)
Late Stage Fluorination with Metal Alkali Fluoride
17.00 Closing remarks