1st Paul Walden Symposium Program

9 a.m. April 20, 1998 Riga, Latvia

Professor Ivars Kalviņš (President of Latvian Chemical Society):
Welcoming remarks
Presentation of the Paul Walden medal to Professor Edvīns Vedējs (Madison, USA) by Professor Valdis Kampars Dean of the Faculty of Materials Science and Applied Chemistry (Riga Technical University)
President of the Latvian Academy of Sciences, Professor Jānis
(Riga, Latvia):
“Paul Walden – an outstanding Latvian chemist in Riga”
Professor Edvīns Vedējs (Madison, USA):
“Recent studies in stereochemistry”
Professor David Tanner (Copenhagen, Denmark):
“Asymmetric synthesis and catalysis via chiral aziridines”
Professor Ivar Ugi (Muenchen, Germany):
“The progress in multi component reaction – chemistry and their stereoselective aspects”
Professor Remir G. Kostyanovsky (Moscow, Russia):
“Six impossible things in stereochemistry”
Professor Peter Somfai (Lund, Sweden):
“Synthesis and rearrangements of strained heterocycles as a novel entry to biologically interesting structures”