Scientific Program

2012 Scientific Program

cal con 2012 banner

Biothermodynamics

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. Conceição A. Minetti - Rutgers University, U.S.A.
Prof. Heiko Heerklotz - University of Toronto, Canada

 

Plenary Lecture:

Prof. Peter L. Privalov - The Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.

 

Invited Speakers:

Prof. Alfred Blume - Martin - Luther-Universität, Germany
Prof. Sandro Keller - University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Prof. Horst Klump - University of Cape Town, South Africa
Prof. George Makhatadze - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, U.S.A.
Prof. Joachim Seelig - University of Basel, Switzerland
Prof. Jerson Lima Silva - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Education and Thermodynamics Frontiers

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. Ron D. Weir - Royal Military College, Canada
Prof. Ricardo B. Torres - FEI, Brazil

 

Plenary Lecture:

Prof. Peter William Atkins - University of Oxford, United Kingdom

 

Invited Speakers:

Prof. Juan G. Beltran - Royal Military College, Canada


Energy with an Emphasis on Fuels from Renewable Sources and Petroleum

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. John Shaw - University of Alberta, Canada
Dr. Anthony Goodwin - Schlumberger Technology Corporation, U.S.A.


Ionic Liquids

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. João A.P. Coutinho - Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Prof. Agílio Pádua - University Blaise Pascal, France


Molecular Energetics and Databases

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. Manuel M. da Piedade - Universidade de Lisbon, Portugal
Dr. Robert Chirico - National Institute of Standards & Technology, U.S.A


Pharmaceuticals

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. Simon Gaisford - University of London, United Kingdom
Prof. Carlos Montanari - Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil


Phase Equilibria and Solutions

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. Theo de Loos - Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Dr. Luis Galícia-Luna - IPN-ESIQIE, Mexico

 

Plenary Lecture:

Prof. Joan F. Brennecke - Univerity of Notre Dame, U.S.A.

 

Invited Speakers:

Prof. Esteban Brignole - Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
Prof. Urszula Domanska - Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
Prof. Dominique Richon - Ecole des Mines de Paris , France


Thermal Studies of Phase Transitions

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. Jan Thoen - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Netherlands
Prof. Kazuya Saito - University of Tsukuba, Japan


Thermodynamics of Materials

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. Mary Anne White - Dalhousie University, Canada
Prof. Ricardo H. Castro - University of California at Davis, U.S.A.


Thermodynamic Modeling and Simulations

Symposia Co-Chairs:

Prof. Alexey Victorov - University of St. Petersburg, Russia
Prof. Edward Maginn - University of Notre Dame, U.S.A.
Prof. Charles Abreu- Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Conference Workshops

Biothermodynamics in Drug Design/Discovery

Workshop Co-Chairs:

Prof. Carlos Montanari - Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Prof. Carlos Ramos - UNICAMP, Brazil
Prof. David P. Remeta - Rutgers University, U.S.A.

 

Keynote Lecture:

Prof. Peter L. Privalov - The Johns Hopkins University, U.S.A.

 

Invited Speakers:

Prof. Lee Hansen - Brigham Young University , U.S.A.
Prof. Gerhard Klebe - University of Marburg, Germany
Prof. Michael K. Gilson - University of California at San Diego, U.S.A.
Prof. John Ladbury - University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, U.S.A.
Prof. Carlos Ramos - UNICAMP, Brazil
Dr. Glyn Williams - Astex Therapeutics Ltd., United Kingdom


New Developments in Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
(including high temperature and pressure)

A Workshop Dedicated to the Memory of Professor Tooru Atake

Workshop Chair:

Prof. Jean-Pierre Grolier - University Blaise Pascal, France