We're excited to host the 46th annual Ontario-Quebec Physical Organic Mini-Symposium (POMS) for the first time at the Université du Québec à Montréal. This year's symposium will take place on November 2-4 2018 in dowtown Montreal's Place-des-Arts.

 

POMS is one of North America's premier physical organic chemistry symposia. The meeting showcases all aspects of physical organic chemistry and its relentless, evidence-based approach to understand chemical processes: from fundamental mechanistic investigations and spectroscopy to advanced materials and biological chemistry. All fields of chemical science can benefit from the founding principles of physical organic chemistry, and POMS is a great place to see these principles in action!

 

Friday evening's mixer will take place from 7-10 pm at Benelux, 245 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, QC ( http://brasseriebenelux.com/sherbrooke#info ) This brew pub has lots of beers, some wine and other drinks as well as some limited food options.

 

Saturday, Nov 3rd schedule: (full schedule included in the bottom right of this page)

Room SH-3420, Pavillon Sherbrooke (200 Sherbrooke street West, Montreal, QC; google maps link)

Important: You must enter via the main doors on Sherbrooke street (corner with Sainte-Famille street). If you are locked outside, send a text message to Mathieu to help you get inside: 514-518-6685.

8:30 - 9:00      Registration, Coffee + Muffins

9:00 - 11:50    Talks

11:50 - 13:10  Catered lunch

13:10 - 16:00  Talks

16:00 - 17:45  Posters + student awards

18:00 - 20:30  Banquet supper

 

Sunday, Nov 4th schedule (open to anyone, even if you didn't register)

Room SH-3420, Pavillon Sherbrooke (200 Sherbrooke street West, Montreal, QC; google maps link)

Important: You must enter via the main doors on Sherbrooke street (corner with Sainte-Famille street). 

8:30 - 9:00 Registration

8:30 - 9:00 Café et Muffins  Nota Bene: Entrez par la porte principale du 200 Sherbrooke Ouest (sur la rue Sherbrooke)
9:00           Mot de bienvenue par Mathieu Frenette, organisateur (local SH-3420)
9:10           Ken Maly, Wilfrid Laurier University
                  Self Assembly of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Design of New Columnar Liquid Crystalline Materials
9:30           Christopher Caputo, York University
                  Using Fluorescent Probes to Accurately Measure Lewis Acidity
9:50           Sara Eisler, University of New Brunswick
                  Controlling 5-exo/6-endo-dig Cyclizations of Heterocyclic Alkynylamides: Accessing Unusual Pyrrolones and Pyridinones
10:10          Thomas Baumgartner, York University
                  An Unexpected ‘Step-Conjugated’ Biphosphole via Unique P-P Bond Formation
10:30-11:00 Pause
11:00         Will Skene, Université de Montréal
                  Strategies for Improving Electrochromic Device Performance
11:20         Toby Zeng, Carleton University
                  Theoretical Studies in Singlet Fission: Material Search and Mechanism Exploration 
11:40         Jérôme Claverie, Université de Sherbrooke
                  Self-Assembled Colloids as Hierarchical Catalysts for Artificial Photosynthesis

 

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To search for accommodations, you can use these customized search links:

Search for rooms on Airbnb here: http://bit.ly/POMS2018_Airbnb

Search for hotels via Google here: http://bit.ly/POMS2018_Hotels

 

We look forward to hosting you at the Université du Québec à Montréal in November!

 

Sincerely,

Mathieu Frenette and the organizing committee

frenette.mathieu@uqam.ca

 

 

November 2-4 2018


Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)
200 Sherbrooke street W
Montreal, Quebec
Canada, H2X 1X8

Registrations


Aug 16 2018 (19:00 EDT) to Nov 16 2018 (19:00 EST)

Submissions


Poster: Aug 28 2018 (19:00 EDT) to Oct 26 2018 (23:45 EDT)
Oral: Aug 28 2018 (19:00 EDT) to Oct 26 2018 (23:45 EDT)

Contact organizers


frenette.mathieu@uqam.ca

Shared Files


2018_POMS_at_UQAM_Schedule_v2.pdf

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