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Prof. Josef Michl´s 80th Birthday

Come to celebrate Prof. Josef Michl´s 80th birthday. The celebration will be held on May 24, 2019 at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS, Flemingovo nam. 2, Prague 6. The celebration will start with lectures at 9 AM, and will last until the afternoon. We also cordially invite you to an afternoon party with refreshment for everyone. The celebration will take place thanks to the kind support of the IOCB.

Organizers: Zdeněk Havlas and Jiří Kaleta


Friday - May 24, 2019
9:00 - 9:10    Official Opening (Zdeněk HOSTOMSKÝ)
9:10 – 9:30    Zdeněk HAVLAS
Alexandr ZAYKOV
   Search for Singlet Fission Chromophores
9:30 – 9:50    Petr ČÁRSKÝ    My Scientific Encounters with Josef Michl
9:50 – 10:10    Radek ZBOŘIL    Chemistry of Graphene and Carbon Dots Towards Advanced Magnetic, Biomedical and Environmental Technologies
10:10 – 10:30    Petr KLÁN    Near-Infrared Photorelease. How Far Can We Go with a Single Photon?
10:30 – 10:50    Coffee break
10:50 – 11:10    Jiří KALETA    How to Convince Molecular-Level Devices to Form 2 D Films?
11:10 – 11:30    Jacek W. WALUK    Porphycenes
11:30 – 11:50    Henrik OTTOSSON    Exciting Excited State Aromaticity and Antiaromaticity
11:50 – 12:10    Jana ROITHOVÁ    Game of Spins at the Oxo Wall
12:30 - 13:30    Lunch break (IOCB club)
13:30 – 13:50    Peter CHEN    Quantifying Dispersion Effects on Structure and Bond Strengths in the Gas Phase and in Solution
13:50 – 14:10    Odile EISENSTEIN    Anisotropy of Solid State NMR Chemical Shift Signal and the Analysis of the Metal Alkyl Bond in d0 Metal Alkyl Complexes: A Story Initiated by Josef in the 80’s
14:10 – 14:30    Vlasta BONAČIĆ-KOUTECKÝ    From Nanoclusters and Photochemistry Towards Materials for Catalysis, Bioimaging and Efficient Light Harvesting
14:30 – 14:50    Coffee break
14:50 – 15:10    Helmut SCHWARZ    Chemistry is Marked by Magic Events: The Methane Challenge
15:10 – 15:30    Martin KAUPP    Local Hybrid Functionals: an Emerging New Tool in Quantum Chemistry and Beyond
15:30 – 15:45    Closing remarks (Josef MICHL)
from 15:45    Banquet (IOCB club)