2nd Symposium on Organic and Inorganic Chemistry, Southern Africa

​4-5 October, University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana
 
To present the forefront of organic and inorganic chemistry by invited international lectures and southern African emerging scientists in the area.
 
 
Plenary Speakers:
Omar Yaghi, University of California – Berkeley, USA
Reticular Chemistry and Harvesting Water from Desert Air

Javier Garcia Martinez, University of Alicante, Spain
The Chemistry Entrepreneur: Bringing discoveries from the lab to the market

Susan Bourne, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Guest exchange and guest influence in dynamic frameworks

James Darkwa, Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation, Botswana
Pyrazolyl Late Transition Metal Complexes as Olefin Transformation Catalysts
 
Invited Speakers:
Lidia Armelao, University Padova, Italy
Daniel Rabinovich, University North Carolina, USA
Mayoro Diop, Cheikh Anta Diop University, Senegal
Thomas Walczyk, National University Singapore, Singapore
Gift Mehlana, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe
Nina Kann, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Markku Leskelä, University of Helsinki, Finland
Never Tshabang, University of Botswana, Botswana
G. Bojase Moleta, University of Botwana, Botswana
Banothile Makhubela, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Milan Drabik, University Bratislava, Slovakia
Emmanuel N. Nfor, University of Buea, Cameroon
Henrik Sundén, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Nicholas Musyoka, CSIR, South Africa

Local Organising Committee
Ishmael Masesane, University of Botswana
Olayinka Oyetunji, University of Botswana
Never Tshabang, University of Botswana
Gopendra Kumar, University of Botswana
James Darkwa, Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation
Gomotsang Bojase, University of Botswana
Florence Nareetsile, University of Botswana
Daphne Mapolelo, University of Botswana
 
International Advising Committee
Susan Bourne, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Gift Mehlana, Midlands State University, Gweru, Zimbabwe
Lars Öhrström, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden & IUPAC
Kyle Cordova, University of California – Berkeley & Berkeley Global Science Institute
 
For information contact:
Prof Lars Öhrström, Chalmers University of Technology, ohrstrom@chalmers.se
Prof Ishmael Masesane, University of Botswana, MASESANE@mopipi.ub.bw

Sponsoring bodies:
IUPAC, The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
Berkeley Global Science Institute
Department of Chemistry, University of Botswana
IUPAC Division of Inorganic Chemistry
Swedish Research Links, Chalmers – University of Botswana project Metal-Organic Frameworks for Catalysis and Metal Sequestration
Botswana Chemical Society






Published: Tue 06 Mar 2018. Modified: Thu 04 Oct 2018