Latest update: 23 Oct 2019

Winter School in Theoretical Chemistry 2019

This is the 35th Winter School

Inorganic Chemistry

Helsinki, December 9th–12th, 2019


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Lecturers

Matthew Addicoat, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom (3h)

Pedro Camargo, University of Helsinki, Finland (2h)

Hazel Cox, University of Sussex, UK (3h)

Antti Karttunen, Aalto University, Finland (3h)

Vera Krewald, TU Darmstadt, Germany (3h)

Heather J. Kulik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA (3h)

Gareth Law, University of Helsinki, Finland (2h)

Marcel Swart, University of Girona, Spain (3h)

Contributing speakers

TBA


Deadlines

Registration: 25 November — Contributed Talk Abstract: 18 November — Poster Abstract: 25 November


Download flyer (PDF)


Preliminary Programme

The School will commence on Monday, 9 December at 9:00. The programme below is tentative, and almost sure to undergo revisions.

Monday 9 December

9:00

Welcome

9:15

Lecture 1

 

10:00

Lecture 2

 

10:45

Break

11:00

Lecture 3

 

11:45

Lunch

13:00

Contributed 1

 

13:15

Contributed 2

 

13:30

Lecture 4

 

14:15

Lecture 5

 

15:00

Break

15:30

Lecture 6

 

16:15

Lecture 7

 

16:45

Break

17:00

Poster Session

Tuesday 10 December

9:15

Lecture 8

 

10:00

Lecture 9

 

10:45

Break

11:00

Lecture 10

 

11:45

Lunch

13:00

Contributed 3

 

13:15

Contributed 4

 

13:30

Lecture 11

 

14:15

Lecture 12

 

15:00

Break

15:30

Lecture 13

 

16:15

Lecture 14

 

Wednesday 11 December

9:15

Lecture 15

 

10:00

Lecture 16

 

10:45

Break

11:00

Lecture 17

 

11:45

Lecture 18

 

12:30

Lunch and free afternoon

13:00

(Annual meeting of the Computational Chemistry Section of the Finnish Chemical Societies)

Thursday 12 December

9:15

Lecture 19

 

10:00

Lecture 20

 

10:45

Break

11:00

Lecture 21

 

11:45

Lecture 22

 

12:30

Lecture 23

 

13:15

Poster Prize and closing words

13:30

Departure and goodbyes


Further Information

Place: University of Helsinki, Kumpula campus, Chemicum lecture hall A129
How to find the campus: See Chemicum on Google Maps
Registration: Registration is open. Registration will close when the School is full, or on November 25, the latest. Register here. Note that email confirmations of successful registrations are sent out manually, in weekly batches.
Posters: A poster session will be held on Monday evening. The posters are browsable throughout the duration of the School.
Abstracts: If you want to present a poster and/or be considered for a contributed talk, please send in your one-page A4-format abstract in PDF form to winterschool@chem.helsinki.fi. Deadline for contributed talk suggestions is November 18, and for posters November 25. There is no abstract template, but the abstract should contain the usual fields: title, authors, affiliations, contact email, etc.. Use of colour figures is encouraged.
Credits: Students who wish to have credits for the course, should write an essay on one of the School topics, and return it before 31 Jan 2020. A list of topics will be published after the School. The course will give 3 ECTS.
Fees: The School is free of charge for academic staff and students
Accommodation: Participants should make their own accommodation arrangements.

There is an unofficial Doodle "poll" for finding room mates for shared accommodation here: https://doodle.com/poll/9nz32f2ak9vq5qb9.

Questions: General questions concerning the School can be addressed to Dage Sundholm or Mikael Johansson
Address: Department of Chemistry
P.O. Box 55 (A.I. Virtasen aukio 1)
FI-00014 University of Helsinki
Finland
Email: winterschool@chem.helsinki.fi
Practical notes: Some things to consider.
Eat and drink: Lunch is available in the various canteens of the Kumpula campus. For the evenings, we have collected a list of places suitable for slightly larger groups. The ones in italics are also good for just a drink or three.
Other things of interest: Helsinki might be cold, but is not dead in December. Check out the #myhelsinki pages.

Get more information about interesting conferences from the Upcoming conferences list at the Computational Chemistry List, CCL.