Supporting Synthesis and Self Assembly

A Dial-a-Molecule and Directed Assembly ECR Meeting

SSSA_ECR , #SSSA17


University of Liverpool, UK

19 - 20 Jun 2017

About

This event will bring together the Early Career Researchers of the Dial a Molecule (DaM) and Directed Assembly (DA) Networks, with a focus on how enabling technology can accelerate the aims of both Networks. It will include flash presentations, academic talks, industrial presentations, career development sessions, and time to discuss collaborations and future grant proposals, with a strong emphasis on cross-network activity. Topics that will be covered include: automation; organic synthesis; self-assembly; functional materials; flow chemistry; high-throughput methodology, and integrating new technologies into the lab.

Guest Speakers


Robin
Attrill

GSK

John
Conti-Ramsden

CPI

Andy
Cooper

University of Liverpool

Elena
Corbos

Johnson Matthey

Alex
Cowan

University of Liverpool

Timothy
Easun

Cardiff University

Rebecca
Goss

University of St Andrews

Lucy
Hawarden

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Tim
Jenkins

Waters Corporation

Harris
Makatsoris

Cranfield University

Ed
Pyzer-Knapp

IBM Research UK

Mike
Ward

University of Sheffield

Lucy
Williams

University of Liverpool

Samuel
Winthrop

Springer Nature

Programme


Registration and refreshments

10:00 - 10:30 South Atrium, Ground Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session 1

10:30 - 12:50 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session Chair: Anna Slater

10:30

Welcome & Introduction to the Grand Challenges

Gill Smith and Harris Makatsoris

10:50

Flash Presentation Session: Dial-a-Molecule

A, B, C, D...

11:50

Flash Presentation Session: Directed Assembly

A, B, C, D...

Lunch

12:50 - 13:50 South Atrium, Ground Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session 2

13:50 - 15:00 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session Chair: William Unsworth

13:50

Driving Innovation in Catalysis Through Collaboration

Elena Corbos, Johnson Matthey

14:10

Industrial Flash Presentations

Dr. Ed Pyzer-Knapp, IBM Research UK, " Cognitive Accelerations for Materials Discovery"
Dr Lucy Hawarden, Bristol-Myers Squibb: "Motivation for Collaboration between Industry and Academia"
Dr Tim Jenkins, Waters Corporation: “How to get business to invest in you”
Dr John Conti-Ramsden, CPI

14:30

Industrial Panel

with all speakers

Afternoon Refreshments

15:00 - 15:15 South Atrium, Ground Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session 3

15:15 - 17:00 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session Chair: David Nelson

15:15

Research Leadership

Andy Cooper, University of Liverpool

16:00

Speed Networking

16:00: Find 4 potential collaborators!
16:30: Poster Session A (posters in Nightingale Room)
17:00: Poster Session B (posters in Waterhouse Room)
17:30: Complete your collaborator sheet!
18:00: Meeting close

Dinner

18:30 - 21:00 Lord Nelson St, L3 5QB, The Liner Hotel

Welcome

09:00 - 09:15 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session 4

09:00 - 10:15 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session Chair: Thomas Chamberlain

09:15

Early Career Researcher's Guide to EPSRC

Lucy Williams, University of Liverpool

09:45

Blending Synthetic Biology and Synthetic Chemistry to Dial a Molecule

Rebecca Goss, University of St Andrews

Morning refreshments

10:15 - 11:00 South Atrium, Ground Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session 5

11:00 - 12:00 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session Chair: Tom Hasell

11:00

Insights into Publishing

Samuel Winthrop, Springer Nature

11:30

Opportunities for Funding & Engagement in the Networks' Activities

Gill Smith and Julian Rose

Lunch

12:00 - 13:00 South Atrium, Ground Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session 6

13:00 - 14:25 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session Chair: Marc Little

13:00

Self-assembled coordination cages: host-guest chemistry and functional behaviour

Mike Ward, University of Sheffield

13:40

Breakout sessions 1

Grant applications: panellist and applicant perspectives – Dr Tim Easun/Dr Alex Cowan
Leadership skills - Gill Smith
Collaboration development session – Tom Hasell
Accessing networks – Julian Rose

Afternoon refreshments

14:25 - 14:45 South Atrium, Ground Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session 7

14:45 - 16:00 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Session Chair: Anna Slater

14:45

Breakout sessions 2

Grant applications: panellist and applicant perspectives – Dr Tim Easun/Dr Alex Cowan
Leadership skills - Gill Smith
Collaboration development session – Tom Hasell
Accessing networks – Julian Rose

15:30

Panel Q&A

Panel members: Robin Attrill, GSK; breakout group facilitators; speakers

Meeting summary and close

16:00 - 16:15 The Gallery, 1st Floor, The Foresight Centre

Refreshments jointly with Dial-a-Molecule Steering Group

16:15 - 17:00 South Atrium, Ground Floor, The Foresight Centre

Venue

University of Liverpool

All sessions will take place at:

The Foresight Centre
1 Brownlow Street
Liverpool
L69 3GL
Tel: 0151 794 8060

Conference accommodation is at The Liner Hotel:
Lord Nelson Street
Liverpool
Merseyside
L3 5QB
Tel: 0151 709 7050

Committee


Thomas
Chamberlain

University of Leeds

Becky
Greenaway

University of Liverpool

Tom
Hasell

University of Liverpool

Marc
Little

University of Liverpool

David
Nelson

University of Strathclyde

Julian
Rose

Cranfield University

Anna
Slater

University of Liverpool

Gill
Smith

Dial-a-Molecule

William
Unsworth

University of York

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