Fullerenes – Past, Present and Future, Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Buckminster Fullerene

15 - 16 July 2015, London, United Kingdom

***Registration is now open***

The Royal Society of Chemistry and Royal Society are jointly organising a two-day symposium on 15-16 July 2015 to honour Professor Sir Harry Kroto’s scientific achievements and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the discovery of C60.

The event will be held at the Royal Society of Chemistry’s headquarters at Burlington House, London.

*Abstract Submission is now open!*
There will be a poster session at this conference and we invite you to submit your abstracts for poster presentation at this conference. Submit via the 'more information' link. A template abstract can be found on this page.

After the submission deadline, the abstracts will be reviewed and a selection will be chosen for display at the event.

Travel bursaries will be available to those poster abstracts which are offered a flash presentation. Bursaries are a fixed value of £150.

This special meeting will end at lunch time on July 16 with an open forum discussion which will focus on the future challenges of this fascinating area of research.

*Register now to guarantee your place at this event using the 'book now' button at the top of this page.*

The following people have very kindly agreed to chair the symposium:

Professor Anthony Cheetham FRSC FRS, University of Cambridge, Vice President Royal Society, United Kingdom
Dr Caroline Mellot-Draznieks, Collège de France, France
Professor Michael Klein FRSC FRS, Temple University, United States
Professor Paul O’Brien FRSC FRS, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Professor Anthony Ryan, OBE FRSC, University of Sheffield

The Burlington House (Royal Academy) courtyard is located on the north side of Piccadilly, directly across the street from Fortnum and Mason. The Royal Society of Chemistry is located on the right hand side of the Burlington House courtyard.

Parking: Parking is not available for delegates at Burlington House.

Buses: Numbers 14, 19, 22, 38 all stop near Burlington House

Underground: The nearest stations are Green Park or Piccadilly Circus.

  • Professor Sir Harry Kroto HonFRSC FRS Florida State University, United States
  • Professor Morinobu Endo Shinshu University, Japan
  • Professor Fred Wudl FRSC University of California, Santa Barbara, United States
  • Professor Nicole Grobert University of Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Professor Mauricio Terrones Pennsylvania State University, United States
  • Professor Humberto Terrones Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States
  • Professor Eleanor Campbell FRSC FRS University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Professor Nori Shinohara Nagoya University, Japan
  • Professor John Maier FRS University of Basel, Switzerland
  • Professor Toru Maekawa Toyu University, Japan
  • Professor Lawrence Scott Boston College, United States
  • Professor Nazario Martin FRSC Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Professor Maurizio Prato University of Trieste, Italy
  • Professor Donald Huffman University of Arizona, United States
  • Dr Jonathan Hare FRSC University of Sussex, United Kingdom
  • Professor C N R Rao FRS Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India
  • Dr Naresh Dalal Florida State University, United States

The Royal Society of Chemistry

Science & Fish Rooms, The Royal Society of Chemistry, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BA, United Kingdom

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