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John S. Fossey Symposium

29 March 2023 10:00 - 30 March 2023 17:00, Brimingham, United Kingdom

A meeting will be held to commemorate the passing of Professor John S. Fossey. This event will be held over two days at the School of Chemistry and the University of Birmingham. The meeting will see world leading scientists from across the globe come together to celebrate the areas of science that Professor Fossey was most passionate about.

Keynote Lectures

Professor Eric V. Anslyn, The University of Texas at Austin
Professor Shu Kobayashi, The University of Tokyo

Invited Lectures

Professor Shu-Li You, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry
Professor Carmen Galan, The University of Bristol
Dr Ai-Lan Lee, Heriot Watt University
Professor Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Trinity College Dublin
Professor Steven Bull, The University of Bath
Dr William Brittain, Durham University
Dr Ben Buckley, Loughborough University
Dr Steve Butler, Loughborough University
Dr Paul Davies, The University of Birmingham
Dr Rob Elmes, The University of Maynooth
Dr Richard Grainger, The University of Birmingham
Professor Jennifer Hiscock, The University of Kent
Dr Andrew Leach, The University of Manchester
Professor Akira Matsumoto, The University of Tokyo
Professor Tsuyoshi Minami, The University of Tokyo
Professor Tomoki Nishimura, The University of Shinshu
Professor Sofia Pascu, The University of Bath
Dr Daniel Payne, The Open University / NIMS
Dr Anna Peacock, The University of Birmingham
Professor Kazuo Sakurai, The University of Kitakyushu

Further speakers will be added as they are confirmed


Fees provides full access to all talks and poster sessions, a digital abstract booklet, refreshments between sessions on both days, with an evening reception on the 29th March and lunch on the 30th.
When registering please indicate if you would like to present a poster.

Early-bird fee: £30 per person (registration before 24/02/2023) 
Full-fee: £50 per person (registration closes: 20/03/2023)
Sponsorship & supporting organisations
Sygnature Discovery
Teledyne ISCO
Manchester Organics
University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham, School of Chemistry, Edgbaston, Brimingham, B15 2TT, United Kingdom

Organised by
Dr Daniel Payne (The Open University)
Dr William Brittain (Durham University)
Dr Liam Cox (University of Birmingham)
Dr Paul Davies (University of Birmingham)
Dr Richard Grainger (University of Birmingham)
Professor Tony James (University of Bath)
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