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62st Irish Universities Chemistry Colloquium
Queen's University Belfast
School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering

July 1st - 2nd 2010


61st Irish Universities Chemistry Colloquium
Dublin Institute of Technology

June 17th – 19th 2009
Information Schedule

Please find some information below regarding the colloquium this Wednesday to Friday. The entire meeting including Registration and Presentations are taking place in DIT Aungier St – a Google map link is available here. The near to final schedule is attached, along with this email in pdf form.

All Attendees:

  • Registration is taking place in DIT AUNGIER ST, just inside the front door at Aungier St, from 5 – 7 pm, with the reception on the ground floor of Aungier St opposite Java City Café.
  • The welcome address from Prof Brian Norton, President of DIT, is scheduled for 9 am on the ground floor of Aungier St, opposite Java City Café (where the reception is being held on Wednesday)
  • Talks begin at 9.20. Talks for Session A are being held in Room 4068 (labelled 4067/8) and talks for Session B are in 4079. These rooms are on the fourth floor of Auniger St and are well signposted. There are several lifts available should you need one.
  • Poster and coffee sessions are being held on the ground floor, opposite Java City Café
  • Lunch is available at Java City Café or in a number of nearby Cafes
  • Dinner is in the Davenport Hotel, Lower Merrion St, off Merion Square. Please arrive at 7.30 pm. If you haven’t already indicated dietary requirements, please contact peter.brien@dit.ie Please ensure that you bring your dinner voucher that is in your conference pack. A map link for the hotel is available here
  • There are stands from our sponsors in the Coffee and Poster area during the coffee sessions. Please take time to visit these.
  • For the more technical minded among you, the colloquium has a twitter feed, @iucc61 and you can tag any post about the colloquium with #iucc61 If you are taking photos and uploading to Flickr, please tag with #iucc61

Speakers:

  • Talks are 20 minutes long with an additional 5 minutes for questions
  • Rooms may be locked in between sessions, so please ensure that your talk is uploaded at the end of the previous session before yours. Speakers for the first session may upload their talks from 8.30 am.
  • Talks should be saved in Microsoft PowerPoint 1997 – 2003 format (.ppt) and not 2007 format (.pptx)
  • There will be a postgraduate assistant assigned to each session who will be available for any queries

Poster presenters:

  • Please mount your poster presentations on Wednesday evening.
  • The poster boards require Velcro adhesive. Sellotape and pins can’t be used.

Session Chairs

  • Postgraduate assistants will make themselves known to you.
  • Please ensure that talks start and finish as per schedule, to facilitate movement between sessions. Talks after breaks should start on time.

Many thanks to all for your registration – we hope you enjoy the colloquium.


21st International Ion Chromatography Symposium

21-24 September 2009 - Grand Hotel Malahide - Dublin, Ireland

Symposium Chair:
Brett Paull - Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

Local Organizing Committee:
Miroslav Macka - Dublin City University, Dubling Ireland, Symposium Co-Chair
Jeremy Glennon - University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Damian Connolly - Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
Kieran O'Dwyer - Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

Abstract Submission Deadlines: (for online abstract submission www.casss.org)
1 June 2009 for Oral Presentations
31 July 2009 for Poster Presentations


Preliminary List of Parallel Sessions:
  • Industrial applications I - Food and beverages
  • Industrial applications II - Pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals
  • Industrial applications III - Nuclear and power generation
  • Bio-analytical separations
  • Trace analysis and preconcentration based methods
  • Environmental analysis I - Anionic species
  • Environmental analysis II - Cationic species
  • New column technologies I - Packed columns
  • New column technologies II - Monoliths
  • Forensic analysis
  • Advances in detection
  • Hyphenated techniques and speciation>
  • Capillary, miniaturised and chip based systems I - Electrophoretic
  • Capillary, miniaturised and chip based methods II - Chromatographic
Workshops
  • Method development, including eluent generation, column selection and suppression
  • Sample preparation and sample handling for trace analysis
  • Valve switching for automated sample preparation and 2D chromatography
Short Courses
  • Introduction to modern Ion Chromatography
  • Principles and applications of Capillary Electrophoresis
  • Statistics for analytical chemists: Calibration, detection and quantitation
  • Detection techniques in Ion Chromatography
Three Days of Scientific Posters
  • Three Day Exhibition of state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment
  • Technical Seminars
  • Social Events<

For more information:www.casss.org
Karen A. Bertani, CMP, Director of Meetings, CASSS USA, Email: kbertani@casss.org
Joan Oefner, CASSS Europe, Email: joefner@societymanagement.com

Prof. Brett Paull, Head of School of Chemical Sciences Dublin City University
Email: brett.paull@dcu.ie


The Wheeler Lecture

School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University College Dublin

Professor Sherwood Rowland
(University of California, Irvine)

"Stratospheric Ozone Depletion and Global Climate Change"

Monday 25th May 2009, 5 pm, Theatre B004
The UCD Health Sciences Centre
University College Dublin

Followed by Wine reception in the School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
All welcome to attend!


21st International Ion Chromatography Symposium

21-24 September 2009 - Grand Hotel Malahide - Dublin, Ireland

Symposium Chair:
Brett Paull - Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

Local Organizing Committee:
Miroslav Macka - Dublin City University, Dubling Ireland, Symposium Co-Chair
Jeremy Glennon - University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Damian Connolly - Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
Kieran O'Dwyer - Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland

Abstract Submission Deadlines: (for online abstract submission www.casss.org)
1 June 2009 for Oral Presentations
31 July 2009 for Poster Presentations


Preliminary List of Parallel Sessions:
  • Industrial applications I - Food and beverages
  • Industrial applications II - Pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals
  • Industrial applications III - Nuclear and power generation
  • Bio-analytical separations
  • Trace analysis and preconcentration based methods
  • Environmental analysis I - Anionic species
  • Environmental analysis II - Cationic species
  • New column technologies I - Packed columns
  • New column technologies II - Monoliths
  • Forensic analysis
  • Advances in detection
  • Hyphenated techniques and speciation>
  • Capillary, miniaturised and chip based systems I - Electrophoretic
  • Capillary, miniaturised and chip based methods II - Chromatographic
Workshops
  • Method development, including eluent generation, column selection and suppression
  • Sample preparation and sample handling for trace analysis
  • Valve switching for automated sample preparation and 2D chromatography
Short Courses
  • Introduction to modern Ion Chromatography
  • Principles and applications of Capillary Electrophoresis
  • Statistics for analytical chemists: Calibration, detection and quantitation
  • Detection techniques in Ion Chromatography
Three Days of Scientific Posters
  • Three Day Exhibition of state-of-the-art instrumentation and equipment
  • Technical Seminars
  • Social Events<

For more information:www.casss.org
Karen A. Bertani, CMP, Director of Meetings, CASSS USA, Email: kbertani@casss.org
Joan Oefner, CASSS Europe, Email: joefner@societymanagement.com

Prof. Brett Paull, Head of School of Chemical Sciences Dublin City University
Email: brett.paull@dcu.ie


Careers Evening for graduates

23 February 2009 - DIT Kevin St. Please confirm attendance one week prior to event. Contact Dr Patricia Ennis

March 11th: RSC Half-Day Seminar: Diversity in Chemistry. See the local section webpage for more details (www.rsc.org/roi) or contact Dr Gerard McGlacken

Speakers:
  • 1.Prof Tim Donohoe (University of Oxford) 'New Catalytic Methods for the Efficient Synthesis of Natural Products'
  • 2.Prof Ken Donaldson (University of Edinburgh) ;Asbestos and nanoparticles - are their parallels?’
  • 3.Prof Guy Lloyd-Jones (University of Bristol) 'Palladium Catalysed Allylation: a Well-Understood Reaction?'

RSC Irish Regional Meeting

19 March 2009- Jury's Inn Parnell St, Dublin 1, 6.30 pmContact networks@rsc.org


Royal Society of Chemistry

30 April 2009 - Prof Lesley Scott Memorial Evening, UCC. Contact Gerard McGlacken


RSC Endowed Lectureship

Spring 2009 - Prof MA Robb (SF Boys- A Rahman Award), TCD.


RSC Endowed Lectureship

1 May 2009 - Prof RH Crabtree (Ludwig Mond Award), UCD. Contact Prof Rory More-O’Ferrall


Annual Supramolecular Symposium

10 July 2009 - TCD. Contact Prof. Thorri Gunnlaugsson


The 61st Irish Universities Chemistry Colloquium

17-19 June 2009 - DIT. For more information, contact Michael Seery.


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