3rd Blue Sky Conference on Catalytic Olefin Polymerization

 

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Sunday, 20 June 2010 
 

Session 1 (Sala Ulisse) – Advances in Catalysis

09:00 - 09:20     Welcome to the Participants (Click here to view the photo Prof. Vincenzo Busico, LSP)

09:20 - 10:20     Key-Note Lecture

           Click here to view the photo Prof. Philip Mountford (University of Oxford, UK)
          
Abstract on line
            Highly Active Ethylene Polymerisation Catalysts Derived
            from Group 4 Imido Compounds: From Catalyst Discovery to
            Fundamental Aspects of Reaction Site Selectivity

10:20 - 10:40      Contributed Oral Presentation 1

Click here to view the photo Prof. Moshe Kol (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Abstract on line
“A Slim Figure in a Wide Corridor”.
New Catalysts for Isoselective Polymerization of Propylene

10:40 - 11:00      Contributed Oral Presentation 2

Click here to view the photo Prof. Wen-Hua Sun (Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China)
Abstract on line
Progress of Iron Procatalysts in Ethylene Polymerization

11:00 - 11:20      Coffee Break

11:20 - 12:20      Key-Note Lecture

          Click here to view the photo Prof. Sandro Gambarotta (University of Ottawa, Canada) & D
         
Click here to view the photo Dr. Robbert Duchateau (Eindhoven University of Technology,
          The Netherlands)
Abstract on line
         
Switching catalytic activity from ethylene polymerization to
          trimerization to random oligomerization: the role of the metal
          oxidation state
 

12:20 - 12:40        Contributed Oral Presentation 3

Click here to view the photo Prof. Kazushi Mashima (Osaka University, Japan)
Abstract on line
Salt-Free Methodology for Generating Low Valent Early Transition Metals As Catalysts for Selective Oligomerization and Polymerization

12:40 - 13:00        Contributed Oral Presentation 4

Click here to view the photo Prof. Moris S. Eisen (Technion, Haifa, Israel)
Abstract on line
Cocatalysts Effects in the Polymerization of a-Olefins by Group IV Benzamidinate Complexes. Why Is TIBA the Best Cocatalyst for Isolobal Organoactinides?

 

Session 2 (Sala Ulisse) – Advances in Mechanistic Catalyst Understanding

16:00 - 17:00        Key-Note Lecture

          Click here to view the photo Prof. Peter H. M. Budzelaar (University of Manitoba, Canada)
        
Abstract on line

         Catalytic olefin polymerization - the devil is in the details
 

17:00 - 17:20         Contributed Oral Presentation 5

Click here to view the photo Prof. Zygmunt Flisak (University of Opole, Poland)
Abstract on line
Isomerism in Coordinative Olefin Polymerization – a Theoretical Study

17:20 - 17:40         Coffee Break

17:40 - 18:40         Key-Note Lecture

           Click here to view the photo Prof. Paul J. Chirik (Cornell University, Ithaca, NY,USA)
          
Abstract on line
           Mechanistic Aspects of Iron Catalyzed Olefin Polymerization:
           Synthesis of Well-Defined Complexes and Implications of
           Electronic Structure

 

18:40 - 19:00          Contributed Oral Presentation 6

Click here to view the photo Prof. Vladimir Zakharov (Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Novosibirsk, Russia)
Abstract on line
Kinetic features of ethylene polymerization over postmetallocene catalysts involving Co, V, Cr and Zr complexes on the base of data on the number of active centers, propagation rate constants and molecular mass distribution of polymers
 

Poster Session 1 (Sala Ginestre)

21:00 - …               Discussion at the Posters (and Free Bar!)

 

 

Monday, 21 June 2010
 

Session 3 (Sala Ulisse) – Advances in Polymerization Control

10:00 - 11:00          Key-Note Lecture

            Click here to view the photo Dr. Zhaomin Hou (Riken, Japan) Abstract on line
            Precise control of olefin polymerization and copolymerization by
            organo rare earth metal catalysts
 

11:00 - 11:20          Contributed Oral Presentation 7

Click here to view the photo Dr. Christophe Boisson (CNRS-LCPP, Lyon, France)
Abstract on line
Preparation of Polyethylene Building Blocks

11:20 - 11:40          Coffee Break

11:40 - 12:40          Key-Note Lecture

          Click here to view the photo Dr. Ted Carnahan (Dow Chemical Co., Freeport, TX, USA)
         
Abstract on line

          Custom Polyethylene by Molecular Design
 

12:40 - 13:00           Contributed Oral Presentation 8

Click here to view the photo Dr. Carmine Capacchione (University of Salerno, Italy)
Abstract on line
Living, Stereoselective Polymerization of Styrene and Butadiene and Formation of Stereoregular block Copolymers via Sequential Monomer Addition

 

Session 4 (Sala Ulisse) – Advances in Polymerization Technology

16:00 - 17:00            Key-Note Lecture

          Click here to view the photo Dr. Gabriele Mei (VP Manufacturing Platforms, Lyondellbasell,
          Ferrara, Italy
)
        
Abstract on line

         Polyolefins: innovation and rejuvenation via technology
 

17:00 - 17:20            Contributed Oral Presentation 9

Click here to view the photo Dr. Gerard van Doremaele (DSM Elastomers, Geleen, The Netherlands)
Abstract on line
New generation polymerization catalysts for EPDM production: Keltan ACETM

17:20 - 17:40            Coffee Break

17:40 - 18:40            Key-Note Lecture

Click here to view the photo Dr. Fumihiko Shimizu (Mitsubishi Chemical Corp., Japan) Abstract on line
Development of Clay-Supported Metallocene and Post-Metallocene Catalysts

18:40 - 19:00             Contributed Oral Presentation 10

Click here to view the photo Dr. Rob Rosen (FreeSlate Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, USA)
A High Throughput Approach to Polymer Product and Process Development

 

Poster Session 2 (Sala Ginestre)

21:00 - …                 Discussion at the Posters (and Free Bar!)

 

 

Tuesday, 22 June 2010

 

Session 5 (Sala Ulisse) – Polyolefins: the Future after the Crisis

09:00 - 10:15           The View from Industry

Dr. James C. Stevens (Research Fellow, Dow Chemical)

            Click here to view the photo Dr. Peter C. Borman (Manager Polymers Global Technology
           Network, Sabic

10:15 - 11:30           The View from Academia

            Click here to view the photo Prof. Walter Kaminsky (University of Hamburg, Germany)

            Click here to view the photo Prof. John Bercaw (Caltech, Pasadena, CA, USA)

11:30 - 11:50           Coffee Break

11:50 - 13:00     Click here to view the photo Panel Discussion

            Chairman: Click here to view the photo Dr. Jacques G. H. Joosten (Managing Director,
            DPI, Eindhoven, The Netherlands)


Panel composition:

            - Click here to view the photo Prof. Jean-Marie Basset (Director of the Catalysis Center,
            KAUST, Saudi Arabia)

            - Click here to view the photo Eng. Oscar Chamberlain ( R&D Petrochemical Technology
            Manager, Petrobras, Brasil)

            - Dr. Bochao Zhu (Deputy Chief, PetroChina, China)

 

 

Best-Poster Session (Sala Ulisse)

16:00 - 17:30              Oral Presentations of Best-Poster 1-6

17:30 - 17:50              Coffee Break

17:50 - 19:20              Oral Presentations of Best-Poster 7-12

 

Special DPI Poster Session (Sala Ginestre)

21:00 - …                 Discussion at the Posters (and Free Bar!) – Reserved to the DPI PO Community

 

 

Wednesday, 23 June 2010

 

Session 6 (Sala Ulisse) – Advances in Materials Understanding

09:30 - 10:30             Key-Note Lecture

            Click here to view the photo Prof. Julie A. Kornfield (Caltech, Pasadena, CA, USA)
           
Abstract on line
            From molecules to materials
 

10:30 - 11:00              Contributed Oral Presentation 11

            Click here to view the photo Dr. Luigi Balzano (Eindhoven University of Technology,
            The Netherlands
)
            Abstract on line

            Structure formation in polypropylene in controlled and near-
           
processing conditions

 

11:00 - 11:30              Coffee Break

 

11:30 - 12:00              Contributed Oral Presentation 12

            Dr. Tibor Macko (DKI, Darmstadt, Germany)
            Abstract on line

            Characterization of polyolefins by novel chromatographic methods

 

 

Closing Session (Sala Ulisse)

12:00 - 12:30              P. Corradini and T. Keii
                                 Awards Ceremony and Adjourn