WATOC 2008

Programme

A detailed Oral Programme is available (840 kB PDF), as well as the Poster Programme (440 kB PDF). A complete list of abstracts is also available.

The Congress will begin in the early afternoon of Sunday September 14 with two Plenary Lectures, a Welcome Reception and the first Poster Session. From September 15-18 there will be a mix of Plenary Lectures, Invited Lectures, Oral Communications and Poster Sessions. One of the highlights will be a Software Developers Symposium featuring senior scientists representing leading developers of computational chemistry software. There will also be a Congress Excursion and Congress Banquet, as well as a variety of tour options for Accompanying Persons and other interested participants. Finally the Congress will conclude with four Plenary Lectures on the morning of Friday September 19.

Themes include:

  1. THEORETICAL/PHYSICAL: Methodological advances, coupled cluster, DFT, DFTB, CPMD, dynamics, theoretical thermochemistry, spectroscopy, photochemistry, presentations by software developers;
  2. STRUCTURES/REACTIONS/ORGANIC/INORGANIC: Structures, conformations, reactions, radicals, ion chemistry, organometallics, dynamics, catalysis, clusters;
  3. CONDENSED PHASE/MATERALS: Nanoparticles, surfaces, materials, multiscale modeling, industrial, heavy metals, polymers, relativistic effects, condensed phase, electrochemistry, large molecules, presentations by software developers;
  4. BIOLOGICAL: Enzyme catalysis, proteins/peptides, nucleotides, radicals in biology, drug design, bioinformatics, QSAR, presentations by software developers.

Final Programme at a Glance

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 
11.00 - 13.20
Registration
13.20 - 14.20
Opening Ceremony
14.20 - 16.00
Plenary Lectures
16.00 - 16.30
Tea/coffee break
16.30 - 18.30
First Poster Session
18.30 - 20.30
Welcome Reception
8.30 - 9.50
Plenary Lectures
9.50 - 10.20
Tea/coffee break
10.20 - 12.40
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
12.40 - 14.00
Lunch break
14.00 - 15.40
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
15.40 - 16.10
Tea/coffee break
16.10 - 17.30
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
17.30 - 19.30
Second Poster Session
8.30 - 9.50
Plenary Lectures
9.50 - 10.20
Tea/coffee break
10.20 - 12.40
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
12.40 - 14.00
Lunch break
14.00 - 15.40
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
15.40 - 16.10
Tea/coffee break
16.10 - 17.30
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
17.30 - 19.30
Third Poster Session
8.30 - 10.30
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
10.30 - 11.00
Tea/coffee break
11.00 - 12.40
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
12.40 - 19.30
Excursions
8.30 - 9.50
Plenary Lectures
9.50 - 10.20
Tea/coffee break
10.20 - 12.40
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
12.40 - 14.00
Lunch break
14.00 - 15.40
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
15.40 - 16.10
Tea/coffee break
16.10 - 17.30
Invited Lectures /
Oral Communications
 
8.30 - 9.50
Plenary Lectures
9.50 - 10.20
Tea/coffee break
10.20 - 11.40
Plenary Lectures
11.40 - 12.30
Closing Ceremony