Previous Sessions

1984
Perspectives of Carbon-Carbon Bond-Forming Reactions
May 20-25

H.J. Bestmann (Nürnberg)
H.C. Brown (West Lafayette)
G. Cainelli (Bologna)
G. Casnati (Parma)
P. Caubère (Nancy)
I. Fleming (Cambridge, U.K.)
G. Franceschi (Milano)
Y. Kishi (Cambridge, U.S.A.)
F. Minisci (Milano)
T. Mukaiyama (Tokio)
J.F. Normant (Paris)
P. Pino (Zürich)
G.H. Posner (Baltimore)
B.M. Trost (Madison)
H.G. Viehe (Louvaine-la-Neuve)
E. Wenkert (San Diego)

1986
Horizons in Selective Organic Synthesis
May 25-30

M. Cinquini (Milano)
W. Clark Still (New York)
D. Enders (Aachen)
D.A. Evans (Cambridge, U.S.A.)
S. Hanessian (Montréal)
R.W. Hoffmann (Marburg)
R.E. Ireland (Strasbourg)
A. Krief (Namur)
A. McKillop (Norwich)
A.I. Meyers (Fort Collins)
G. Modena (Padova)
R. Noyori (Nagoya)
W. Oppolzer (Genève)
L.A. Paquette (Columbus)
R. Rossi (Pisa)
C. Scolastico (Milano)
C.J. Sih (Madison)
M. Uskokovic (Nutley)

Workshop: Chemistry that Fails Can Be Fun
S. Hanessian (moderator), D.A. Evans, R.W. Hoffmann, A. Meyers, R. Noyori, L.A. Paquette

1988
Organic Chemistry a Tool for Solving Biological Problems
September 25-30

D. Arigoni (Zürich)
J.E. Baldwin (Oxford, U.K.)
A.R. Battersby (Cambridge, U.K.)
S.A. Benner (Zürich)
R. Breslow (New York)
A. Eschenmoser (Zürich)
C. Fuganti (Milano)
S. Hanessian (Montrèal)
J.M. Lehn (Strasbourg)
R. Rocchi (Padova)
S.L. Schreiber (Boston)
U. Tonellato (Padova)
M. Uskokovic (Nutley)
C.T. Walsh (Boston)
S.R. Wilson (New York)

Workshop: Biological vs. Non–Biological Chemical Synthesis: Competition or Cooperation?
B.M. Trost (moderator), D. Arigoni, R. Breslow, J.M. Lehn, C.T. Walsh, E. Wenkert

1990
Molecular Recognition and Targets in Organic and Bioorganic Chemistry
September 23-28

P.A. Bartlett (Berkley)
E. Benedetti (Napoli)
F. Bernardi (Bologna)
G. Bolis (Milano)
D.E. Cane (Providence)
B. Giese (Basel)
S. Hanessian (Montrèal)
K.N. Houk (Los Angeles)
K.H. Kagan (Orsay)
F. Montanari (Milano)
M. Mutter (Berlin)
G. Pattenden (Notthingham)
J. Rebek Jr (Cambridge, U.S.A.)
M.T. Reetz (Marburg)
D.H. Rich (Madison)
L. Schreiber (New Haven)
P.G. Schultz (Berkley)
A. Umani Ronchi (Bologna)
A. Vasella (Zürich)
G. Verdine (Cambridge, U.S.A.)
C.T. Walsh (Boston)

Workshop: Basic Approaches and Tools in Molecular Recognition
S. Hanessian (moderator), P.A. Bartlett, G. Bolis, M. Mutter, G. Pattenden, J. Rebek Jr.


1992
Modelling Structure Reactivity and Synthesis. The Organic and Bioorganic Approach
September 20-24

E. Baciocchi (Roma)
D.H.R. Barton (College Station)
J.K. Barton (Pasadena)
B. Calabuig (Girona)
A. Citterio (Milano)
L.D. Cooper (Liverpool)
D.R. Cramer III (St. Louis)
D.P. Curran (Pittsburgh)
P.M. Dean (Cambridge, U.K.)
P.B. Dervan (Pasadena)
C. Floriani (Lausanne)
G. Grethe (San Leandro)
G. Guanti (Genova)
Y. Guindon (Laval)
S. Hanessian (Montrèal)
M. Johnson (Kalamazoo)
P.G. Mezey (Saskatchewan)
K.C. Nicolaou (La Jolla)
L.E. Overman (Irvine)
G. Pagani (Milano)
J. Rebek Jr. (Cambridge U.S.A.)
W.G. Richards (Oxford, U.K.)
F. Sanz (Barcelona)
K.B. Sharpless (La Jolla)
A.B. Smith III (Philadelphia)
G. Stork (New York)
R. Ungaro (Parma)
P.A. Wender (Standford)
P. Willet (Sheffield)

1994
Synthetic Methods and Molecular Architecture
September 25-30

D.L. Boger (La Jolla)
G. Cardillo (Bologna)
J. de Mendoza (Madrid)
A. Dondoni (Ferrara)
I. Fleming (Cambridge, U.K.)
C. Gennari (Milano)
L. Ghosez (Louvain-la-Neuve)
B. Giese (Basel)
M. Hann (Greenford)
S. Hünig (Würzburg)
M. Kahn (Seattle)
H. Kunz (Mainz)
S.V. Ley (Cambridge, U.K.)
G.R. Marshall (St. Louis)
C. Melchiorre (Bologna)
G. Muller (Verona)
K.C. Nicolaou (La Jolla)
G.P. Pollini (Ferrara)
A. Ricci (Bologna)
J.P. Snyder (Pomezia)
W.N. Speckamp (Amsterdam)
C.H. Wong (La Jolla)

1996
Innovative Research in Organic Chemistry
September 29 – October 4

H.J. Böhm (Ludwigshafen)
G. Capozzi (Firenze)
G. Casiraghi (Parma)
F. Cozzi (Milano)
R.O. Duthaler (Basel)
A.G. Feriani (Verona)
I. Fleming (Cambridge, U.K.)
E. Giralt (Barcelona)
E.M. Gordon (Palo Alto)
M. Hibert (Strasbourg)
H.D. Höltje (Düsseldorf)
D. Kahne (Princeton)
P. Knochel (Marburg)
H. Kunz (Mainz)
F.W. Lichtenthaler (Darmstadt)
H.E. Moser (Basel)
P.D. Magnus (Austin)
J. Mulzer (Frankfurt)
F. Naso (Bari)
G. Rosini (Bologna)
R.R. Schmidt (Konstanz)
C. Seto (Providence)
P. Sinaÿ (Paris)
R. Storer (Stevenage)
J. Thiem (Hamburg)
H. Yamamoto (Nagoya)

1998
Friendly Processes: a Recent Breakthrough in Organic Synthesis
September 26-October 1

G. Bartoli (Bologna)
A. Bedeschi (Milano)
C. Bolm (Aachen)
K. Burgess (College Station)
S. Cacchi (Roma)
J.H. Clark (York)
R. Curci (Bari)
D.P. Curran (Pittsburg)
C.S. Foote (Los Angeles)
G. Helmchen (Heidelberg)
H. Hilpert (Basel)
G. Jung (Tübingen)
M.J. Kurth (Davis)
A. Lubineau (Orsay)
C. Marchioro (Verona)
S.-I. Murahashi (Osaka)
C. Palomo (San Sebastián)
G. Russo (Milano)
F. Sannicolò (Milano)
M. Schneider (Wüppertal)
R.A. Sheldon (Delft)
M. Shibasaki (Tokyo)
J. Staunton (Cambridge, U.K.)
M. Taddei (Sassari)
A. Tartan (Lille)
L.F. Tietze (Göttingen)
A. Togni (Zürich)
B.M. Trost (Stanford)

Workshop: New Separation Techniques in Organic Synthesis
D.P. Curran (discussion leader) K. Burgess, G. Jung, M.J. Kurth


2000
New Challenges of Organic Synthesis in the 21st Century
September 23-28

J.-E. Bäckvall (Stockholm)
J. Barluenga (Oviedo)
J.M. Brown (Oxford, U.K.)
W. Cabri (Milano)
G. Erker (Münster)
B.L. Feringa (Groningen)
F. Fringuelli (Perugia)
S. Hanessian (Montreal)
J.F. Hartwig (New Haven)
Y. Ito (Kyoto)
S. Kobayashi (Tokyo)
F. Mathey (Palaiseau)
K. Meerholz (München)
T. Mukaiyama (Tokyo)
J.A. Murphy (Glasgow)
G. Pagani (Milano)
I. Paterson (Cambridge, U.K.)
G. Pattenden (Nottingham)
J.W. Perry (Tucson)
P.E. Savage (Ann Arbor)
D. Schinzer (Magdeburg)
J.F. Stoddart (Los Angeles)
U.W. Suter (Zürich)
M. Tiecco (Perugia)
J.M. Timko (Kalamazoo)
A. Umani Ronchi (Bologna)

2002
New Frontiers and Future Challenges in Organic Synthesis
September 21-26

V.K. Aggarwal (Bristol)
G. Appendino (Torino)
J.-M. Beau (Orsay)
A. Berkessel (Köln)
M. Bradley (Southampton)
G. Buono (Marseille)
I.W. Davies (Rahway)
E. Felder (Nerviano)
T. Fukuyama (Tokyo)
R.H. Griffey (Carlsbad)
S. Hanessian (Montrèal)
H. Hiemstra (Amsterdam)
A.H. Hoveyda (Boston)
K.A. Jørgensen (Aarhus)
P. Knochel (München)
K. Mikami (Tokyo)
C. Mioskowski (Illkirch)
A. Moyano (Barcelona)
F. Nicotra (Milano)
A. Pfaltz (Basel)
G. Poli (Paris)
J.D. Rainier (Tucson)
T. Rossi (Verona)
P. Vogel (Lausanne)

2004
Creativity in organic Synthesis from Target to Function
September 18-23

A.S.C. Chan (Hong Kong)
J. Clayden (Manchester)
J. Cossy (Paris)
A. Degl’Innocenti (Firenze)
J.G. de Vries (Geleen)
V. Farina (Riedgefield)
J.P. Genet (Paris)
J.A. Gladysz (Erlangen)
A. Hallberg (Uppsala)
S. Hanessian (Montréal)
J.M. Hawkins (Groton)
D.M. Hodgson (Oxford, U.K.)
D. Hoppe (Münster)
R. Jackson (Sheffield)
M. Jung (Los Angeles)
H. Kessler (Garching)
M. Lautens (Toronto)
S. Maiorana (Milano)
J.L. Mascareñas (Santiago de Compostela)
I. Ojima (Stony Brook)
M. Prato (Trieste)
P. Renaud (Bern)
M. Rowley (Pomezia)
D. Seebach (Zürich)
J. Vilarrasa Llorens (Barcelona)

2006
Organic Chemistry from Synthesis to the Interface of Life Sciences
September 16-21

F. Albericio (Barcelona)
K.H. Altmann (Zürich)
L. Banfi (Genova)
A. Bernardi (Milano)
G. Cahiez (Cergy-Pontoise)
A. Córdova (Stockholm)
S. E. Denmark (Urbana)
A.M. Echavarren (Tarragona)
S. Florio (Bari)
S.H. Gellman (Madison)
S.E. Gibson (London)
S. Hanessian (Montréal)
B. List (Mülheim)
S.J. Mickel (Basel)
S.J. Miller (Chestnut Hill)
K. Müller (Basel)
J. Mulzer (Wien)
I. Paterson (Cambridge, U.K.)
B. Samuelsson (Huddinge)
H.E. Schoemaker (Geleen)
P.H. Seeberger (Zürich)
C. Trombini (Bologna)
A.E. Weber (Rahway)
P. Wender (Stanford)
H. Wennemers (Basel)


2008
Organic Synthesis as an Enabling Science: from Concept to Practice
September 27 – October 2

A. Alexakis (Geneve)
D. Andreotti (Verona)
P.S. Baran (La Jolla)
A. Brandi (Firenze)
B. Breit (Freiburg)
M. Catellani (Parma)
K. Ding (Shanghai)
A. Furster (Mulheim)
V. Gouverneur (Oxford, U.K.)
R.H. Grubbs (Caltech)
S. Hanessian (Montréal)
M. Karpf (Basel)
D.W.C. MacMillan (Princeton)
M. Malacria (Paris)
L. Mandolini (Roma)
C. Moberg (Stockholm)
J. Reek (Amsterdam)
O. Reiser (Regensburg)
A. Ricci (Bologna)
B.M. Stoltz (Caltech)
V. Summa (Pomezia)
T.R. Ward (Neuchatel)
Y. Yamamoto (Tohoku)

2010
The Enterprise of Synthesis: Strategies Targets and Challenges
September 25-29

S. Bacchi (Verona)
P.G. Cozzi (Bologna)
C. Decicco (Princeton)
L. De Cola (Munster)
O. De Lucchi (Venezia)
A. De Mesmaeker (Stein)
G. Farinola (Bari)
G.C. Fu (Cambridge, U.S.A.)
C. Gennari (Milano)
S. Hanessian (Montréal)
S.K. Hashmi (Heidelberg)
T. Hoffmann (Basel)
M. Kalesse (Hannover)
J. Lacour (Genéve)
J. M. Lehn (Strasbourg)
A. Madder (Gent)
R. Marchelli (Parma)
G. Mehta (Bangalore)
T. Rosen (San Francisco)
V.K. Singh (Kanpur)
R. Taylor (York)
S. Tsogoeva (Erlangen)
K.A. Woerpel (Irvine)
J.-I. Yoshida (Kyoto)

2012
Organic synthesis at the crossroads of chemical sciences: new frontiers and challenges
September 22-26

M. Bandini (Bologna)
D. Bonifazi (Trieste)
W. Cabri (Milano)
B.G. Davis (Oxford, U.K.)
T.J. Donohoe (Oxford, U.K.)
F. Glorius (Münster)
S. Hanessian (Montréal)
Y. Hayashi (Sendai)
I. Huc (Pessac)
C.-H. Jun (Seoul)
I. Marek (Haifa)
V. Mascitti (Groton)
J. Maxwell (Boston)
P. Melchiorre (Tarragona)
M. Movassaghi (Cambridge, U.S.A.)
C. Nevado (Zürich)
M. Rogers-Evans (Basel)
J.S. Siegel (Zürich)
D. Trauner (München)
M.C. White (Urbana)
F. Zanardi (Parma)
J. Zhu (Lausanne)

2014
Nature-Inspired Organic Chemistry: Products, Processes, Functions
September 21-25

M. Amat (Barcelona)
L. Bernardi (Bologna)
G. Bifulco (Salerno)
D.C. Blakemore (Cambridge, U.K.)
T. Carell (München)
D.J. Dixon (Oxford, U.K.)
J. Du Bois (Stanford)
P. Gloanec (Suresnes)
S. Hadida (Cambridge, U.S.A.)
S. Hanessian (Montréal)
S. Harutyunyan (Groningen)
C. Jacob (Saarbrücken)
C. Lerner (Basel)
J. Maxwell (Boston)
C. Nativi (Firenze)
E.-i. Negishi (West Lafayette)
T. Ooi (Nagoya)
P. Scrimin (Padova)
P. Tagari (Newbury Park)
H. Waldmann (Dortmund)
A. J. Wilson (Leeds)


2016
Organic Synthesis for Probing the Chemistry-Biology Interface
September 25-29

R. Adamo (Siena, Italy)
T. Bach (Garching, Germany)
B. Ernst (Basel, Switzerland)
V. Farina (Beerse, Belgium)
T. Gaich (Konstanz, Germany)
M. Gruttadauria (Palermo, Italy)
K.J. Hale (Belfast, Northern Ireland)
S. Hanessian (Montréal, Canada)
T.J. Jamison (Cambridge, USA)
M.J. Krische (Austin, USA)
L. Lay (Milano, Italy)
A.K. Mapp (Ann Arbor, USA)
E. Nakamura (Tokyo, Japan)
M. Stivanello (Padova, Italy)
C.T. Supuran (Firenze, Italy)
H. Wennemers (Zürich, Switzerland)
V. Wittmann (Konstanz, Germany)

Special Session: Topic in Medicinal Chemistry
S. Hanessian (discussion leader), P. Tagari (discussion leader, Amgen, Thousand Oaks), V.J. Cee (Amgen, Thousand Oaks), A. Le Titan (Servier, Paris).