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									Boron Conference Program

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

8:15 am               Registration and open breakfast (breakfast starts at 7 am)
8:45 am – 9:00 am     Welcome Speech                                   Uli Bueschges
                                                                       Group Vice President, BASF SE
                                                                       Inorganic Specialties
Morning Session Chair: George Kabalka
9:00 am – 10:00 am    Plenary Lecture                                  John A Soderquist
                      Reagent Control in New Asymmetric                University of Puerto Rico
                      Organoborane Conversions with the Amazing
10:00 am – 10:30 am   Boron in a Pharmaceutical Application:           Michael Lipton
                      Suzuki Coupling on Scale                         Developmental Consultant
                                                                       Davos Chemical Corporation

10:30 am – 11:00 am   Morning Break
Morning Session Chair: Karl Matos
11:00 am – 11:40 am   Efficient Asymmetric Synthesis of HCV and        Shiping Xie, Ph.D.
                      HPV Drug Candidates in Large Scale               Chemical Development
11:40 am – 12:20 pm   Synthesis and Utility of Chiral Organoboranes:   Cathleen Crudden
                      Assisted Catalysis in the Hydroboration          Queen’s University
                      Reaction, and Suzuki-Coupling of the
                      Resulting Secondary Boronate Esters
12:30 pm– 1:45 pm     Lunch
Afternoon Session Chair: Marvin Hansen
1:45 pm – 2:25pm      Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydride-                      Dr. Bakthan Singaram
                      The Dual Personality of Lithium                  Professor of Organic Chemistry
                      Aminoborohydrides                                University of California
2:25 pm – 2:55 pm     Boron Reagents for Process Chemistry:            Karl Matos
                      PEMB, An Excellent Reagent for                   R&D Manager
                      Direct Reductive Amination                       BASF Corporation
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm     Afternoon Break
Afternoon Session Chair: John Soderquist
3:30 pm – 4:10 pm     Transforming the Suzuki protocol                 Dr. Gary A. Molander
                                                                       Professor of Organic Chemistry
                                                                       University of Pennsylvania
4:10 pm – 4:50 pm     Catalytic Borylation for Efficient Elaboration   Milton R. Smith III
                      of Aromatic Compounds                            Michigan State University
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4:50 pm – 5:30 pm     Design of Liquid Crystals and Synthesis         Dr. Andreas E.F. Wächtler
                      Based on Cross-Coupling Reactions               Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
5:30 pm               Day 1 Closing Comments                          Mike Pcolinski
                                                                      Director, Inorganics Regional
                                                                      Business Unit
                                                                      BASF Corporation
5:30 pm               Departure for Conference Dinner at the Liberty House Restaurant

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Morning Session Chair: Peter Wipf
8:30 am – 9:30 am    Plenary Lecture                                  Prof Ei-ichi Negishi
                     Transition Metal-Catalyzed Organometallic        H.C. Brown Distinguished Prof
                     C - C Bond Formation Reactions that have         of Chemistry
                     Revolutionized Organic Synthesis                 Purdue University
9:30 am – 10:00 am    Practical Syntheses of Drug Candidates Using    Z. Jake Song, Ph.D.
                      Boron Compounds in Pivotal Steps                Merck & Co., Inc.
10:00 am – 10:40 am   Linking Boron to Aromatic Metalation            Victor Snieckus
                                                                      Queen’s University
10:40 am – 11:10 am   Morning Break
Morning Session Chair: Chris Hewitt
11:10 am – 11:50 am   Tandem Metalation Reactions                     Peter Wipf
                                                                      University of Pittsburgh
11:50 am – 12:20 pm   Development and Scaleup of Suzuki-Miyaura       Marvin M. Hansen, Ph.D.
                      and C-H Borylation Reactions                    Research Advisor
                                                                      Eli Lilly & Company
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm    Lunch
Afternoon Session Chair: Bakthan Singaram
1:45 pm – 2:25 pm     On-line FTIR Measurements for the Pilot-Plant   Dr. Camille Anderson
                      (PP) Scale-Up of a Borane Reduction Process     Principal Chemical Engineer
                                                                      Merck & Co., Inc.
2:25 pm – 3:05 pm     Tandem Carbon-Oxygen Bond Cleavage              Professor George W. Kabalka
                      and Carbon-Carbon Bond Formation                Robert H. Cole Distinguished
                      Using Boron Halides                             Professor
                                                                      University of Tennessee
3:05 pm – 3:20 pm     Closing Remarks                                 Mike Pcolinski
                                                                      Director, Inorganics Regional
                                                                      Business Unit
                                                                      BASF Corporation
3:30 pm               Departure

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