The IKCOC Prize Lecture

Klaus Müllen (Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany)
Is the Future black? Carbon Materials and Chemistry

Session 1 : Efficiency in Organic Synthesis

David Milstein (The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel)
Design and Applications of Environmentally Benign Catalytic Reactions
Cathleen Crudden (Queen's University, Canada)
Advances in the Suzuki-Miyaura Cross-Coupling
Michael J. Krische (University of Texas at Austin, USA)
Hydrogen-Mediated C-C Bond Formation
Benjamin List (Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung, Germany)
Very Strong and Confined Acids Enable a General Approach to Asymmetric Lewis Acid Catalysis
Tomislav Rovis (Columbia University, USA)
New Tools for Catalysis
Helma Wennemers (ETH Zurich, Switzerland)
Asymmetric Catalysis with Peptides and More
Qi-Lin Zhou (Nankai University, China)
Privileged Chiral Spiro Catalysts

Session 2 : Organic Synthesis for Materials Science

Michael Grätzel (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland)
Molecular Photovoltaics and Perovskite Solar Cells
Chihaya Adachi (Kyusyu University, Japan)
Advanced Molecular Design of Delayed Fluorescence Aiming for Highly Efficient and Durable OLEDs
Harry L. Anderson (Oxford University, UK)
The Biggest Aromatic Rings? Exploring the Synthesis and Properties of Large π-Conjugated Macrocycles
Michael M. Haley (University of Oregon, USA)
Synthesis and Optoelectronic Properties of Quinoidal Electron-Accepting Organic Semiconductors
Craig J. Hawker (University of California, Santa Barbara, USA)
The Power on Organic Chemistry in Polymer Synthesis
Peter R. Schreiner (University of Giessen, Germany)
Understanding London Dispersion Effects in Molecular Materials
Ben Zhong Tang (The Hongkong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong)
Polymer Synthesis for AIE-Active Materials

Session 3 : Organic Synthesis for Life Science

K. C. Nicolaou (Rice University Department of Chemistry, USA)
The Art and Science of Total Synthesis and Its Impact on Biology and Medicine: From the Fundamentals to the Translational
Geert-Jan Boons (Utrecht University, Netherland)
Automation of Enzymatic Mediated Synthesis of Complex Oligosaccharides of Biological Importance
Martin D. Burke (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA)
Democratizing Synthesis
Young-Tae Chang (POSTECH, Korea)
Universal Fluorescent Probe Development Platform for Tumor Initiating Cells
Michal Hocek (Chales University, Czech)
Enzymatic Synthesis of Base-Modified Nucleic Acids for Diagnostics and Chemical Biology
Tom W. Muir (Prinston University, USA)
Houdini Proteins: Discovery and Applications of Ultrafast Inteins
Nobuyoshi Yasuda (The University of Tokyo, JAPAN)
The Art of Process Chemistry