2017 Alberta/BC Inorganic Discussion Weekend
The Department of Chemistry at UBC Okanagan is proud to invite you to the 2017 Alberta/BC Inorganic Chemistry Weekend, taking place from Friday, May 12 to Sunday, May 14, 2017.
The weekend kicks off Friday evening with the opening plenary and poster session, followed on Saturday with further plenary lectures, multiple student discussion groups, and a banquet.
2017 Plenary Speakers
Simon Fraser University
Research: Supramolecular coordination polymers, magnetic materials, open-shell organometallics, actinide chemistry, metal-metal bonds.
Assistant Professor, Chemistry
University of Alberta
Research: Catalysis, organometallic chemistry, synthesis and reactivity.
Associate Professor, Chemistry
University of Victoria
Research: Organometallic chemistry and transition metal catalysis.
The $35 registration fee will include: coffee/nutrition breaks, drink tickets for the poster session and banquet, and lunch and the banquet on Saturday.Student and Supervisor Registration Form
The UBC Okanagan residences are available for your stay. Single rooms with a single bed and a washroom are $56/night, studio suites with one queen bed, a washroom and kitchen are $69/night, two queen bed, one-bedroom suites with kitchen and washroom are $119/night, 4-bedroom apartments with a single bed in each room, two washrooms, a kitchen and dining area are $189/night, and four-bedroom family suites with a one queen bed, three single beds, kitchen, living/dining area, and washroom are $189/night.
A block of various room types have been reserved for the IDW, and you can book them online at the UBC Okanagan Conferences and Accommodations website. Please note, the rooms will be held until March 28, 2017. We recommend booking your accommodation early, as there are a limited number of one bedroom and family suites available.
The University is about 1 km south of the Kelowna Airport, and well-marked from both directions on Highway 97. Once you arrive on campus, drive to the Conferences and Accommodations Office to check in. Grab a copy of a campus map to find your way around.
|Friday, May 12, 2017 - Day 1
|5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
||Opening Remarks / Plenary: Daniel Leznoff
|7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
|Saturday, May 13, 2017 - Day 2
|9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
||Plenary: Rylan Lundgren
|10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
||ART 3rd Floor Foyer
|10:30 - 12:30 p.m.
||Break Out Session #1
|12:30 - 1:45 p.m.
|1:45 - 1:55 p.m.||Group Photo
|2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
||Plenary: Lisa Rosenberg||ART 366
|3:00 - 3:30 p.m.
||ART 3rd Floor Foyer
|3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
||Break Out Session #2||TBA
|6:00 - 10:00 p.m.
|Sunday, May 14, 2017 - Checkout and departure
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