Vibrational Optical Activity: Interplay of Theory and Experiment

September 23, 2012 to September 27, 2012
Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy

The objective of the workshop is to promote the exchange of expertise by bringing together leading experimentalists and theoreticians in the fields of chiroptical, multidimensional and surface-enhanced/specific vibrational spectroscopies to promote the exchange of ideas, envisage new challenges and initiate new scientific collaborations.

The workshop will host the “Third International Conference on Vibrational Optical Activity-VOA3”, of which the previous editions were held in Manchester (UK) in 2008 and Albany (USA) in 2010. 

PROGRAM

Plenary speakers Invited speakers
Vincenzo Barone (Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa, IT)
Laurence Barron (University of Glasgow, UK)
Michael Bartberger (Amgen Inc., USA)
James Cheeseman (Gaussian Inc., USA)
Minhaeng Cho (Korea University Seoul, KR)
Daniel Crawford (Virginia Tech, USA)
Volker Deckert (Friedrich-Schiller-Universitaet Jena, DE)
Ian R. Gould (Imperial College London, UK)
Werner Hug (University of Fribourg, CH)
Christoph Jacob (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, DE)
Lasse Jensen (Penn State University, USA)
Christian Johannessen (University of Manchester, UK)
Timothy Keiderling (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Laurence Nafie (Syracuse University, USA)
Marie Urbanova (Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague, CZ)
Sergio Abbate (University of Brescia, IT)
Vladimir Baumruk (Charles University in Prague, CZ)
Patrick Bultnick (Ghent University, BE)
Wybren Jan Buma (University of Amsterdam, NL)
Sonia Coriani (University of Trieste, IT)
Jan Helbing (University of Zurich, CH)
Josef Kapitan (Palacky University in Olomou, CZ)
Andrzej Kudelski (University of Warsaw, PL)
Vincent Liegeois (FUNDP, Namur, BE)
Giovanna Longhi (University of Brescia, IT)
Paul Nicu (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL)
Antonio Rizzo (IPCF-CNR, Pisa IT)
Thomas Weymuth  (ETH Zurich, CH)
Yunjie Xu (University of Alberta, CA)
Organisers
Chiara Cappelli (Università di Pisa/Scuola Normale Superiore, Italy)
Kenneth Ruud (University of Tromso, Norway)
Magdalena Pecul-Kudelska (University of Warsaw, Poland)
Rina Dukor (BioTools Inc., USA)

 

Contacts:
For general information: chiara.cappelli@sns.it
For local information: monica.sanna@sns.it