Meeting program

Meeting program is available as a PDF.

Sunday, January 17, 2016
6:30 PM Opening Reception at Blackfinn Ameripub (4840 Big Island Drive,Suite 05, Jacksonville, FL 32246, 904-345-3466)
   
Monday, January 18, 2016
Methods in crystallography
8:00 AM Registration.
8:30 AM Christos Lampropoulos. Welcome. 
8:35 AM Ilia Guzei. Introductory remarks.
8:45 AM Susan Byram. "What is new at Bruker".
9:10 AM Roger Durst. "Latest Bruker Technologies for Single-Crystal Diffraction". 
9:35 AM George Sheldrick. "Intrinsic phasing (XT)".
10:00 AM Coffee break
10:25 AM Ilia Guzei. "Crystal growing contests: a legacy of the International Year of Crystallography 2014".
10:50 AM Marcio Siqueira. “An introduction to diamond anvil cells and loading techniques for high pressure experiments”.
11:15 AM Michael Ruf. "Processing High Pressure Data with APEX3". 
11:40 AM Dan Frankel. "What's for lunch".
Workshops below will run in parallel twice.  Check workshop schedule for your assignment. The workshops take place after lunch at the Science and Engineering Building (Building 50).
First set of workshops - 1:15 PM
1:15 PM Khalil Abboud & Bruce Noll. "Crystal structure determinations: the final touches".
1:15 PM Joseph Reibenspies & Nattamai Bhuvanesh. "Comparing predicted powder patterns from SCD with observed PXRD patterns".
1:15 PM Marcio Siqueira & Michael Ruf. "High Pressure Crystallography – Finally Getting your feet wet!"
Second set of workshops - 2:45 PM
2:45 PM Khalil Abboud & Bruce Noll. "Crystal structure determinations: the final touches".
2:45 PM Joseph Reibenspies & Nattamai Bhuvanesh. "Comparing predicted powder patterns from SCD with observed PXRD patterns".
2:45 PM Marcio Siqueira & Michael Ruf. "High Pressure Crystallography – Finally Getting your feet wet!"
4:15 PM Scientific program ends
5:00 PM An optional bus tour to St. Augustine.
   
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Chemistry and Crystallography
7:45 AM Registration.
8:05 AM Ilia Guzei. Introductory remarks.
8:15 AM Thomas Albrecht-Schmitt. "Taking the Berkelium Leap".
8:40 AM Joel Mague. "Rare Earth Polyoxotungstates; Some Cautionary Tales".
9:05 AM Wenyang Gao. "Challenges in Structural Analysis of Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs)".
9:30 AM Coffee break
10:00 AM Christos Lampropoulos. "The great dependence of cluster chemistry on X-ray crystallography".
10:25 AM Bruce Noll. "Advanced data collection strategies".
10:50 AM Ton Spek. "Updates on Validation and SQUEEZE".
11:15 AM Bob Burrow. "Easy access to the Bruker APEX2/APEX3 PostgreSQL Database"
11:40 AM Dan Frankel. "Closing remarks".
  Workshop for all participants
1:00 PM George Sheldrick (University of Goettingen). "Practical guide to SADABS, TWINABS, XT etc."
2:30 PM Meeting ends