ECR Event: Supporting Synthesis and Self-Assembly

 

Dial-a-Molecule and Directed Assembly Networks ECR Event

Supporting Synthesis and Self-Assembly

When: 19th – 20th June 2017

Where: Liverpool; The Foresight Centre, 1 Brownlow St, Liverpool L69 3GL

Overview:

This event brought together the Early Career Researchers from the Dial a Molecule (DaM) and Directed Assembly (DA) Networks, with a focus on how enabling technology can accelerate the aims of both Networks. It included flash presentations, academic talks, industrial presentations, career development sessions, and time to discuss collaborations and future grant proposals, with a strong emphasis on cross-network activity. Topics covered included: automation; organic synthesis; self-assembly; functional materials; flow chemistry; high-throughput methodology, and integrating new technologies into the lab.

 

Agenda

Supporting Synthesis and Self-Assembly

Dial-a-Molecule and Directed Assembly ECR Meeting

Day 1: The Foresight Centre, 1 Brownlow St, Liverpool L69 3GL

10:00   Registration and refreshments

10:30   Welcome & Introduction to Grand Challenges (Network coordinators)

10:50   Flash presentation from delegates – DaM session

11:50   Flash presentation from delegates – DA session

12:50   Lunch

13:50   Industrial talk – developing/accelerating collaborations

14:10   Industrial flash presentations – 3-4 people

14:30   Industrial panel

15:00   Afternoon refreshments

15:15   Professor Andy Cooper – Academic talk and career development

16:00   ‘Speed networking’ session with snacks and poster session

18:30   Dinner at The Liner Hotel, Lord Nelson St, Liverpool L3 5QB (approx 10 minute walk away) – accommodation provided and provisionally booked for 40 people at The Liner

Day 2: The Foresight Centre, 1 Brownlow St, Liverpool L69 3GL

09:00   Welcome

09:15   Eleanor Jaskowska – EPSRC

09:45   Dr Rebecca Goss – academic/career talk

10:15   Morning refreshments

11:00   Samuel Winthrop – Springer Nature – Publisher’s perspective

11:30   Funding opportunities & other ways to get involved with the Networks’ activities (Network coordinators)

12:00   Lunch

13:00   Professor Mike Ward – academic/career talk

13:40   Breakout sessions

15:30   Panel Q&A

16:30   Meeting summary and close

 

Sponsored by:

GPE 
TCI
Syrris 
Vapourtec 
Uniqsis 
Amigo Chem 
Advion 
Radleys

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