Preliminary programme

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SUNDAY | JULY 3, 2022

12:00 - 17:00 Registration
15:00 - 16:00

Shuttle Catalysis – a Conceptual Blueprint for Reversible Functional Group Transfer
Bill Morandi | ETH Zürich, Switzerland

16:00 - 17:00

Expanding the Borders of Chemical Reactivity
Karl Anker Jørgensen | Aarhus University, Denmark
Molecules Plenary Speaker

17:30 - 19:30 Welcome Reception at the Gallery Restaurant in National Gallery of Art


MONDAY | JULY 4, 2022

08:00 - 19:00 Registration
08:45 - 09:00

Conference Opening: "Victor Sniečkus and BOS"
Thomas Krimmer | Thieme, Germany

09:00 - 10:00

C(sp3)–Si Cross-Coupling
Martin Oestreich | Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Thieme Plenary Lecture

10:00 - 11:00

Decarboxylative Catalytic Construction of Quaternary Carbon Centres
Vilius Franckevičius | Lancaster University, UK

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Development of a Second Generation Process for Belvarafenib, a pan-RAF Inhibitor
Diane E. Carrera | Bolt Biotherapeutics, USA

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break / Group photo

14:00 - 15:00

Process Enablement of COVID-19 Oral Inhibitor PF-07321332 at Unprecedented Speed: from mg to MT in 18 months
Christophe Allais | Pfizer Inc., USA

15:00 - 16:00

Regioselective Preparation and Functionalization of Azoles for the Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
Sébastien Lemaire | Janssen, Belgium

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 - 17:30

Innovations in Synthetic Chemistry at Merck: New Methods for the Functionalization of Complex Molecules
Patrick S. Fier | Merck & Co., Inc., USA

17:30 - 19:00

Poster session 1

19:30 - 22:00

Thieme Dinner (with invitations only)


TUESDAY | JULY 5, 2022

08:00 - 19:00 Registration
08:45 - 09:00

Welcome and BOS updates

09:00 - 10:00

Late-Stage Functionalizations
Tobias Ritter | Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Germany

10:00 - 11:00

New Methods for Carbon-Hydrogen Bond Functionalization
Olafs Daugulis | University of Houston, USA

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Exploring the Chemical Composition of Immune Modulators and Their Conjugates: How Targeted Delivery Creates Anti-Tumor Immunity
Romas Kudirka | Bolt Biotherapeutics, USA

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 - 15:00

Functional Supramolecular Chemistry
Stefan Matile | University of Geneva, Switzerland

15:00 - 16:00

Stereocontrolled Photochemical Synthesis
Tehshik P. Yoon | University of Wisconsin, USA

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 - 17:30 Short Oral Presentations

  • Phenanthrenequinone-Sensitized Photocatalytic Synthesis of Polysubstituted Quinolines from 2-Vinylarylimines | Juulia Talvitie, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Novel Trasformations of Nitroarenes | Michał Barbasiewicz, University of Warsaw, Poland
  • Sustainable Synthesis of Useful Building Blocks Enabled by Electrolysis in Continuous-Flow | Maksim Ošeka, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
  • Enantiomerically Pure Azabicyclo[3.3.1]nonanes for the Synthesis of Sarpagine Family Alkaloids | Barbara Chatinovska, Vilnius University, Lithuania
17:30 - 19:00

Poster session 2

19:00 - 20:30

Vilnius City Tour ( free of charge for registered participants)


WEDNESDAY | JULY 6, 2022

08:00 - 14:00 Registration
08:45 - 09:00

Welcome and BOS updates

09:00 - 10:00

Ring Construction via Palladium(0)-Catalyzed C–H Activation
Olivier Baudoin | University of Basel, Switzerland

10:00 - 11:00

Organization, Activities and Inhibitors of Viral RNA Synthesis Apparatus
Andres Merits | University of Tartu, Estonia

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30

Title: TBC
Antonia F. Stepan | F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Germany

12:30 - 13:30

Oxalic Diamides: A New Generation of Ligands for Cu-Catalyzed Arylation of Nucleophiles (video presentation)
Molecules Plenary Speaker

Dawei Ma | State Key Laboratory of Bioorganic & Natural Products Chemistry, China

13:30 - 14:00

Conference Closing & Prizes