49th Silicon Symposium

May 29 - 31, 2018 - Edmonton, Alberta, CA

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The 49th Si Symposium will be held May 29-31, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta

The Symposium will open with a Welcome Reception on Tuesday evening, May 29 and end with the banquet on Thursday evening, May 31.

We are delighted to announce that Chemistry of Materials is generously sponsoring the student poster competition.

Symposium Details

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - Salon 8, Shaw Conference Centre


Welcome - (07:55)


Matthias Driess, TU Berlin
New Tricks of Isolable Silylenes in Small Molecule Activation
(08:00)


Michael Son, McMaster University
Reactions of Silylenes with Non-Enolizable Carbonyl Compounds in Solution
(08:20)


Matthias Wagner, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt
Convenient Syntheses of Trichlorosilylated Organic Building Blocks
(08:40)


Masafumi Unno, Gunma University
Cyclic Silanols with Long Alkyl Chains
(09:00)


Jonathan Goff, Gelest
New Synthetic Pathway for Amide-Functional Organosilanes and Siloxanes
(09:20)


Thomas Müller, Institute of Chemistry, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg
Bob Inspired Chemistry - From Silolylradicals to the Most Stable Isomer of Disilabenzene
(09:40)


Coffee Break - (10:00)


Robert West, Silatronix Inc.
Si History
(10:20)


Janet Braddock-Wilking, University of Missouri-St. Louis
Luminescent Group 14 Metallafluorenes for Biological Applications
(11:00)


Shigeyoshi Inoue, Department of Chemistry, Catalysis Research Center and WACKER-Institute of Silicon Chemistry, Technische Universität München
Facile Activation of Small Molecules by Iminodisilenes
(11:20)


Thomas Schmedake, University of North Carolina - Charlotte
Luminescent Hexacoordinate Silicon Complexes
(11:40)


Lunch - (12:00)


Ayodele Fatona, McMaster University
Functional Silicone Networks via Thioacetal Linkages
(13:20)


Yuxia (Sonny) Liu, Henkel Corporation
Silicone-Acrylic Copolymer
(13:40)


Anne Skov, DTU
Departure from Non-Conductivity of Silicone Elastomers
(14:00)


Richard Laine, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan
Do Silsesquioxane Cages and Polymers Offer Semiconducting Properties
(14:20)


Adam Tomasik, DowDuPont
The Next Generation of Low Loss Optical Interconnects
(14:40)


Bhanu Chauhan, William Paterson University
Exploration of the Role of Silicones in CNT and Metal Nanoparticle Conjugation
(15:00)


Coffee Break - (15:20)


William Hunks, Evonik Corporation
The Effect of Dynasylan® Silane Adhesion Promoters on Adhesion of a 2K Pt Cured Silicone on Aluminum Substrates
(15:40)


Farooq Ahmed, CSL Silicones
Elastomeric Polysiloxane Coatings
(16:00)


Melissa Grunlan, Texas A&M University
Amphiphilic Silicones with Broad-Spectrum Anti-Fouling Behavior
(16:20)


Eric Joffre, Dow
Hydrolytically Stable Sugar Siloxanes
(16:40)


Mark Frampton, Brock University
Siloxane Phosphocholine Self-Assembled Bilayers
(17:00)


Dimitris Katsoulis, Dow Chemical Company
Synthesis of SiCl4 from Alkyl Orthosilicates
(17:20)


End of Session - (17:40)


Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - Poster Session and Reception

Hall A, Shaw Conference Centre - (17:45-19:30)


Jonathan Bauer, University of Regensburg
Functionalized Siloxanes


Maissa Belcina, Western University
Addition of Phosphorus Oxides to Ditetrelenes


Robert Bui, McMaster University
Dynamic Covalent Schiff-Base Silicone Elastomers


Mark Frampton, Brock University
Siloxane Phosphocholines as Potential Delivery Vehicles


Michel Gagne, UNC Chapel Hill
On the Role of Silylium Ions in the Catalytic Deoxygenation of Biomass Derived Cellulosics


Cody Gale, McMaster University
Synthetic Routes to Silicone-Modified Soybean Oil Copolymers


Antonio Guerra-Contreras, Universidad de Guanajuato
Study of the Second Virial Coefficient in a Polar Solvent of a Functionalized and Quaternized Poly(dimethylsiloxane-co-methyl-hydrosiloxane)


Andrew Henry, Western University
The Addition of Alkynes to Low-Valent Silicon Compounds: A Mechanistic Study


Burhan A Hussein, Ryerson University
Structure-Property Study of Hypervalent Silane Porphyrins for Light Harvesting Applications


Jake Jagannathan, UC Davis
Spectroscopic and Mechanistic Analysis of a Silsesquioxane as a Hydrogen-Bond Donor Catalyst


Shuai Liang, McMaster University
Controlling Silicone Elastomer Structure: MDTQ Resins


Mengchen Liao, McMaster University
Controlled Synthesis of Silicone Block Polymer: Just Add Water


Corinna Lorenz, Universität Regensburg
Solvation Experiments with Polysilicides in Liquid Ammonia


Sarah McOnie, Western University
Amine Functionalization in Ditetrelenes


Miguel Melendez-Zamudio, Universidad de Guanajuato
Synthesis and Characterization of a Polydimethylsiloxane/Polyaniline (PDMS/PANI) Composite


José Adrián Peña Hueso, Silatronix, Inc
Effect of Organosilicon Electrolytes on the Solid Electrolyte Interface Formed on Silicon (100) Wafers


Andrey A Prishchenko, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University
Organosilicon-Based Synthesis of New Functionalized Methylenediphosphonic Acids as Prospective Bioactive Compounds


Chengcheng Rao, University of Alberta
Tunable Plasmon-Induced Hydrosilation on Silicon Surfaces


Lisa Rosenberg, University of Victoria
A Mild Route to Poly(phenylsilyne)


Kerim Samedov, University of British Columbia
Free Radical Reactivity of Phosphaalkenes Towards Muonium Studied by muSR Spectroscopy


Claire Tessier, University of Akron
Attempted Silylations of [PCl2N]3


Adam C Tomasik, DowDuPont
Metallosiloxanes for Photothermal Stability


Yoshitaka Tsuchido, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Hydrosilylation of Carbonyl Compounds Catalyzed by Mono- and Tri-nuclear Platinum(0) Complexes


Michael Y Wong, McMaster University
Facile Synthesis of Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) using Fluoride Initiator


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Topic


Thursday, May 31, 2018 - Salon 8, Shaw Conference Centre


Tamejiro Hiyama, Chuo University. Research and Development Initiative
Discovery and Progress in the Silicon-Based Cross-Coupling Reaction
(08:00)


Amos Smith, University of Pennsylvania
Evolution and Exploitation of Anion Relay Chemistry (ARC)
(08:40)


Victor Snieckus, Queen's University
Silicon as an Adjunct in Synthetic Directed ortho Metalation Chemistry
(09:00)


Austin Kelly, University of California, Davis
The Substrate Control of the Tamao-Fleming Oxidation: Steric Control of Si-H Hydrolysis vs. C-Si Oxidation
(09:20)


Cathleen Crudden, Queen's University
Main Group Catalysts in the Reduction of Organic Compounds
(09:40)


Coffee Break - (10:00)


Sijia Zheng, McMaster University
3D Printable, Rapid Cure Silicone Elastomers Prepared using Thiol-Ene “Click” Chemistry
(10:20)


Sheryl Wiskur, University of South Carolina
Asymmetric Silylation: Mechanistic Investigations
(10:40)


William Leigh, McMaster University
Kinetics and Mechanisms of the Reactions of Transient Silylenes with Carbonyl Compounds
(11:00)


Eric Keske, University of Edinburgh
Mechanistic Studies on the Chatani-Tobisu Decyanative Silylation Reaction
(11:20)


Laura Turculet, Dalhousie University
Si in Ligand Design: Novel Structure and Reactivity involving Silyl Pincer Complexes of the Platinum Group Metals
(11:40)


Lunch - (12:00)


Jillian Buriak, University of Alberta
Rio Tinto Award Lecture - Totally Radical Chemistry of Chalcogenides on Silicon Surfaces
(13:20)


Josef Michl, University of Colorado; Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Conformational Dependence of Sigma Electron Delocalization in Linear Polysilanes
(14:00)


Mita Dasog, Dalhousie University
Solid-State Synthesis of Porous Silicon
(14:20)


Rebekka Klausen, Johns Hopkins University
Strategic Synthesis of Crystalline Silicon Fragments
(14:40)


Priyanka Yogi, Indian Institute of Technology Indore
Manifestation of Small Nanostructures in High Doped Silicon Wafer
(15:00)


Coffee Break - (15:20)


Minjia Hu, University of Alberta
Coverage, Mechanism, and Electronics Study of Si-S, Si-Se and Si-Te-bound Si(111) Surfaces Formed via UV Irradiation
(15:40)


Zhongwei Chen, University of Waterloo
Advanced Electrode Materials for High Energy Lithium-Ion Batteries
(16:00)


Mark Fink, Tulane University
Mechanochemical Formation of Silicon Nanoparticles through RHEBM
(16:20)


Julian Koe, International Christian University
Directions in Uncharted Territory - Blazing the Polysilane Trail
(16:40)


Student Oral and Poster Awards Presentations
(17:00)


End of Session - (17:20)


Pre-Banquet Reception, Riverview Room Patio, Shaw Conference Centre - (19:00)


Banquet, Riverview Room, Shaw Conference Centre - (19:30)


For more information on CSC 2018

Registration includes participation in all aspects of the CSC2018 technical program as well as the CSC2018 Opening Reception on Sunday, May 27.


Conference Sponsors

Wacker The Canadian Society for Chemistry (CSC) Gelest American Elements Western Science Canadian Journal of Chemistry Western University Canada Chemistry Henkel silatronix Chemistry of Materials Momentive

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