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Times of Scheduled Symposia

A block diagram indicating the full week activities on the ICPP10 schedule is given below where the Specialized Symposia are listed by the numbers 1-47. The titles of these 47 symposia and the symposium organizers are given in the List of Symposia below.

The specific times of the individual talks will not be published until the program book is published in June but knowing that a specific symposium is scheduled for 2.5 hours in the morning or afternoon of a given day should now be sufficient for attendees in need of this information in order to best plan their travel to and from the meeting during the first week in July.

List of Scheduled Symposia

Topics to be covered in microsymposia include the physics, chemistry, biology, material science, engineering, nanotechnology, medical and biomedical or industrial applications of porphyrins, phthalocyanines and related macrocycles.

As at past ICPPs, this tenth conference on porphyrins and phthalocyanines aims at gathering together numerous topics related to this exciting family of molecules. All aspects of porphyrins, phthalocyanines and related macrocycles will be discussed in the form of Plenary Lectures, Award Lectures, short oral presentations and posters over the full five-day period of the meeting.

Topics to be covered in microsymposia include the physics, chemistry, biology, material science, engineering, nanotechnology, medical and biomedical or industrial applications of porphyrins, phthalocyanines and related macrocycles.

The list of scheduled symposia is presented below. Additional symposia may be added at a later date as will the names of the organizers once all sessions are confirmed.

I. Synthesis

1. Corroles
Organized by: Roberto Paolesse and Sara Nardis
2. Phthalocyanines and Related Systems (in dedication of Michael Hanack)
Organized by: Tomas Torres and Dirk Guldi
3. Porphycenes
Organized by: Jacek Waluk and Santi Nonell
4. SubPcs, SubPzs, SubPors and Related Contracted Porphyrinoids
Organized by: Atsuhiro Osuka, Soji Shimizu and Salomé Rodriguez Morgade
5. Functionalization of Porphyrins
Organized by: Norbert Jux and Christian Brueckner
6. NIR-Responsive Porphyrinoids
Organized by: Jishan Wu, Yoshihiro Matano and Hiroko Yamada
7. Porphyrazines
Organized by: Pavel A. Stuzhin and Petr Zimcik
8. BODIPY Dyes
Organized by: Lijuan Jiao and Erhong Hao
9. Novel Pyrrolic Macrocycles and Chromophores
Organized by: Zhen Shen and John Mack
10. Metalloporphyrinoids
Organized by: Jun-Long Zhang and Kin-Shing Chan
11. Exotic Coordination Chemistry of Porphyrinoid Systems
Organized by: Penny Brothers and Bernard Boitrel

II. Characterization and Properties

12. Corrole - Properties
Organized by: Roberto Paolesse and Sara Nardis
13. Phthalocyanines and Related Systems (double sessions)
Organized by: Tomas Torres, Gema de la Torre, Giovanni Bottari, and Andrew Cammidge
14. Optical, Electrical and Optoelectronic Phenomena in Phorphyrins and Phthalocyanines
Organized by: Angela Sastre-Santos and Fernando Fernández-Lázaro
15. Chiral Aspects of Porphyrin Supramolecular Chemistry (in memory of Silviu Balaban)
Organized by: Roberto Purrello and Nina Berova
16. Chirality and Spatially Pre-Organized Multi-Porphyrinoids
Organized by: Nathalie Solladie and Victor Borovkov
17. High-Valent Metal-Oxo and Their Precursor Macrocyclic Complexes: Structure and Reactivity (double sessions)
Organized by: Wonwoo Nam and Alexander Sorokin

III. Materials

18. Sandwich Tetrapyrrole Rare Earth Materials
Organized by: Yongzhong Bian, Yulia Gorbunova, and Jianzhuang Jiang
19. Porphyrin Assemblies on Bioinspired Templates
Organized by: Eugen Stulz and Alessandro D’Urso
20. Porphyrin Assemblies in Confined Space
Organized by: Minghua Liu and Akihiko Tsuda

IV. Catalysis and Energy

21. Nanomaterials for Energy Conversion, Storage and Catalysis
Organized by: Yujiang Song
22. Hard-Matter Nanoscale Objects for Electro-Optics and Energy Conversion
Organized by: Mike Therien
23. Porphyrinoids Based Chemical Sensors
Organized by: Corrado Di Natale, Marcel Bouvet and Catherine Hirel
24. Electron Transfer and Applications of Tetrapyrrole-Nanocarbon Systems
Organized by: Francis D'Souza and Dirk Guldi
25. Catalytic Chemical Transformations by Metalloporphyrins
Organized by: Peter Zhang and Ivana Invanovic-Burmazovic
26. Porphyrinoids for Solar Cells
Organized by: Hiroshi Imahori
27. Photo- and Electro-Catalytic Processes
Organized by: Zeev Gross
28. Biomimetic Solar Conversion
Organized by: Ally Aukauloo and Fabrice Odobel

V. Biomedical Applications

29. Antimicrobial Photodynamic Therapy
Organized by: Kristjan Plaetzer and Reza Ghiladi
30. Porphyrin Derivatives for Medical/Biological Applications
Organized by: Claude P. Gros
31. Phthalocyanine Materials for PDT
Organized by: Dennis K. P. Ng, Pui-Chi Lo and Jinping Xue
32. Targeting in PDT
Organized by: Celine Frochot and Fabienne Dumoulin
33. New Frontiers in Poprhyrin Triplet State Photophysics
Organized by: Mike Therien
34. Porphyrin-Based Cancer-Imaging and Therapy
Organized by: Ross Boyle and Francesca Giuntini

VI. Biochemistry

35. Heme Proteins and Synthetic Analogues (double sessions)
Organized by: John Dawson and Takashi Hayashi
36. Defining Heme Enzyme Catalytic Mechanisms
Organized by: James Kincaid and Anabella Ivancich
37. Chemistry, Properties, and Applications of Corrinoids and Related Compounds
Organized by: Felix Zelder and Dorota Gryko
38. Heme Enzymes: Structure and Function
Organized by: Denis Rousseau and Syun-Ru Yeh
39. Biochemistry of Linear Tetrapyrroles
Organized by: Kai-Hong Zhao and Hugo Scheer
40. Natural Porphyrinoid Pigments
Organized by: Bernhard Kraeutler and Franz-Peter Montforts
41. Heme Enzymes : Functional Mechanisms (in memory of Takashi Ogura)
Organized by: Shingo Nagano and Takehiko Tosha
42. Chemistry and Biology of Chlorophylls and Bacteriochlorophylls
Organized by: Hitoshi Tamiaki and Mathias O. Senge

VII. Theory and Modeling

43. Theory and Spectroscopy
Organized by: Martin J. Stillman and Nagao Kobayashi
44. Small Molecules Studies: Experiment and Theory
Organized by: Bob Scheidt and Jianfeng Li


47. Talk by Industry-Representatives