9th Paul Walden Symposium Plenary Speakers

Prof. Alan Armstrong (Imperial College London; London, UK)
Enamine catalysis: synthetic applications and mechanistic insights

Prof. Timothy J. Donohoe (University of Oxford; Oxford,UK)
Metal catalysed reactions: New reactions and new opportunities for organic synthesis

Prof. László Kürti (University of Texas; Dallas, USA)
Exploiting versatile N-N and N-O bonds: rapid synthesis of functionalized biaryls and N-heterocycles

Prof. Ilan Marek(Technion-Israel Institute of Technology; Haifa, Israel)Synthesis and reactivity of acyclic trisubstituted enolates

Prof. Berit Olofsson (Stockholm University; Stockholm, Sweden)
Arylation with diaryliodonium salts: a fast entry to natural products

Prof. Jeremy Robertson (University of Oxford; Oxford,UK)
Complexity-increasing and cascade transformations inspired by natural product synthesis

Prof.  Siegfried Waldvogel (Mainz University; Mainz, Germany)
Organic synthesis employing electric current

Prof. Thomas Werner (Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse e.V.; Rostock, Germany)
The Development of catalytic Wittig reactions

PhD student Edgars Paegle (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis; Riga, Latvia)
Use of selenium bromide in the synthesis of fused selenophenes: strategy and benefits

PhD student Gints Šmits (Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis; Riga, Latvia)
Novel applications of Ireland-Claisen rearrangement in the total syntheses of natural products