From Spectral Data To Chemical Knowledge

From Spectral Data To Chemical Knowledge

Its not just reaction monitoring…

When: Tue 7th November 2017

Where: University of Bath, Bath, UK

Registration now open.

We are pleased to announce the launch of a cross disciplinary meeting which will focus on the spectroscopic analysis of chemical processes, application of this data to advance chemical knowledge and the role of computers and automation. The meeting will include topics such as how to handle and manipulate multiple data streams acquired concurrently, direct comparison of reaction profiles form different techniques, archiving and data security, the use of self-optimising reactors and scientific data management.

There will also be a vendor exhibition during the meeting, to enable users and vendors to share their thoughts on current issues and solutions alike, vendors include ACD/Labs, Mestrelabs, Mettler-Toledo, TGK, Bruker, S-PACT and Advion.

The meeting is being jointly organised by the RSC Molecular Spectroscopy Group, the RSC Chemical Information and Computer Applications Group (CICAG) and the Dial-a-Molecule EPSRC Grand Challenge Network. For further information please contact Gill Smith. This meeting is free to attend thanks to the generous support of our sponsoring vendors, in addition to funding from Dial-a-Molecule and the RSC. Spaces will be strictly limited (max 70) so immediate registration is recommended – click here to access the registration site.

Confirmed speakers to date include:

  • Julian Morris (CPACT) “Advances and Challenges in Process Analytical Technologies and Predictive Analytics in Process Development and Manufacturing
  • Yui Tateno (GSK) “A chemist’s journey into Operational Technology Security”
  • Mubina Mohammed and Graeme Clemens (AstraZeneca) “The use of automation for process development and understanding”
  • Jordi Bures (University of Manchester) “Modern kinetic analyses for catalytic reactions”
  • Jeremy Frey (University of Southampton) “GO FAIR, Go Far: Open data, Open science, Open innovation
  • Carole Mundell (University of Bath) “Spectral data management & analysis in astrophysics
  • Clemens Minnich (S-PACT) “Chemometrics – How to turn spectroscopic data into process knowledge”

This 1-day meeting follows immediately after the launch event for the Dynamic Reaction Monitoring Facility in the Department of Chemistry, to be held on Mon 6th Nov at the University of Bath (link).


Location and Travel
The meeting will be held at the University of Bath (BA2 7AY), in the south west of England. Travel guidance is available on the University website – here.

Organising committee

Steve Coombes (AstraZeneca, MSG)

Ulrich Hintermair (University of Bath, D-a-M)

Catherine Lyall (University of Bath)

Jeremy Frey (University of Southampton, CICAG)

Gill Smith (D-a-M Network Co-ordinator)