Our CREATE Activity Calendar

Year-At-A-Glance

For the convenience of CREATE-CFS members, we have compiled in this single section a list of featured activities that should be of interest to them and that will help them better organize their busy schedule.

This calendar will be updated as events are added and announcements are uploaded. We will do our best to keep you informed of any major changes.

2017

Jun. 28-29 Summer School
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Event: 2016 Summer School in Continuous Flow Science
Day 1: Professional Skills Day - Strengthening your Career Profile
Day 2: Technical Skills Day - Making Connections between Engineering and Chemistry
Location: Hotel Resort Jouvence Orford, QC
May 18 Lecture
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Lecturers: Audrey Somé; Thierry Pagé; Agnès Coquet (Univalor)
Title: Les voies de la commercialisation de la recherche
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-715 at 10 am
Apr. 27 Thesis Defense
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Speaker: Mr. Sylvain Taillemaud (Charette Group, UdeM)
Title: Synthèse de monohalocyclopropanes et étude de carbénoÏdes de zinc
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-815 at 2 pm
Apr. 7 Thesis Defense
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Speaker: Ms. Alexandra Aubé (Masson Group, UdeM)
Title: Développement de chimie de surface pour la réduction de l'adsorption non spécifique de lysat cellulaire et application clinique de biocapteurs SPR
Location: Université de Montréal, Claire McNicoll Building, Room Z-300 at 1:30 pm
Apr. 7 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Ms. Saher Siddiqui (Charette Group, UdeM)
Title: Catalytic and Asymmetric Cyclopropanation of Functionalized Alkenes to Access Useful Building Blocks
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-415 at 11 am
Apr. 7 Lecture
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Speaker: Prof. Jason Dwyer (Rhode Island)
Title: Thin-Film Nanofluidic Devices for Single-Molecule Science: Electronic, Optical and Force Sensor Platforms
Location: Université de Montréal, Claire McNicoll Building, Room Z-300 at 10 am
Mar. 24 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Mr. Éric Godin (Collins Group, UdeM)
Title: Application de la stratégie de séparation de phase pour la synthèse de macrocycles complexes
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-415 at 11 am
Mar. 10 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Ms. Morgane Sayes (Charette Group, UdeM)
Title: Utilisation du diphénylsilane pour la formation de liaisons amide : application à la synthèse peptidique
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-415 at 11 am
Mar. 8 Workshop
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Speaker: Prof. Aaron Beeler (Boston Univ.)
Title: Snapdragon Chemistry Inc.
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room S-116 at 4 pm
Mar. 8 Lecture
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Lecturer: Prof. Aaron Beeler (Boston Univ.)
Title: Enabling Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry with Flow
Location: Université de Montréal, J.-A. Bombardier Building, Room 1035 at 11 am
Feb. 24 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Ms. Émilie Morin (groupe Collins, UdeM)
Title: Étapes clés de la synthèse de la néomarchantine A réalisées à l'aide de la chimie en flux continu
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-415 at 11 am
Feb. 23 Professional 5 @ 7
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Event: "Go With the Flow and Mingle" Cocktail Dinner and Poster Session
Speakers: UdeM technology platform managers
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Honor Hall M-415 from 5 to 9 pm
Feb. 15 Webinar
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Event: Free Online Webinar from Bereskin & Parr on Patents
Title: Exploring Cross-Border Differences in Canadian and US Patent Law: Strategic Benefits and Traps for The Unwary
Speakers: Victor Krichker, James Raakman and Carmela De Luca
Instructions: Must register online
Feb. 13 Lecture
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Lecturer: Dr. David Weitz (Harvard)
Title: Droplet Microfluidics for Single Cell Studies
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-615 at 12 pm
Feb. 13 Recruit Visit
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Event: On-campus recruit visit from IntelliSyn Company to seek potential candidates
Representatives: Dr. Bill Brown and Dr. Malken Bayrakdarian
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room D-225 at 10 am
Feb. 1 Lecture
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Lecturer: Dr. Young Shin Sho (Novartis)
Title: CDK4/6 Inhibition for Genetic-based Cancer Therapy
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room M-415 at 3 pm
Jan. 26 Thesis Defense
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Speaker: Mr. Michael Raymond (Collins Group, UdeM)
Title: Synthèse de macrocycles par réaction de métathèse et application en débit continu
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-1015 at 9:30 am

 

2016

Nov. 28 Thesis Defense
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Speaker: Mr. Éric Lévesque (Charette Group, UdeM)
Title: Techniques de catalyse et de flux continu pour faciliter la fermeture de molécules cycliques tendues
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-715 at 10:30 am
Nov. 25 Student Seminar
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Lecturer: Mr. Nicolas Diercxsens (Charette Group, UdeM)
Title:Trifluorométhylation de molécules organiques : vers la synthèse de cyclopropanes trifluorométhylés
Location: Université de Montréal, J.-A. Bombardier Building, Room 1035 at 11 am
Nov. 18 Student Seminar
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Lecturer: Mr. Shawn Parisien-Collette (Collins Group, UdeM)
Title: Développement de novuelles méthodologies photochimiques utilisant la chimie en débit continu pour la synthèse de carbazoles
Location: Université de Montréal, J.-A. Bombardier Building, Room 1035 à 11 am
Nov. 2-3 Symposium
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Event: Flow Chemistry Congress 2016
Chairs: Prof. Aaron Beeler; Prof. Shawn Collins
Keynote Speakers: Prof. Paul Watts (NMMU); Prof. Timothy Jamison (MIT)
Location: Sonesta Coconut Grove Hotel, 2889 McFarlane Road, Miami, FL
Sep. 16 Lecture
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Lecturer: Dr. Joel Hawkins (Pfizer)
Title: Flow Chemistry for Pharmaceutical Synthesis
Location: Université de Montréal, J.-A. Bombardier Building, Room 1035 at 1:45 pm
Sep. 16 Symposium
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Event: 2016 Annual Symposium in Continuous Flow Science
Topics Discussed: Various conferences and posters in organic/analytical chemistry and engineering focused on continuous flow science
Lieu : Université de Montréal, J.-A. Bombardier Building, Room 1035 at 9 am
Aug. 30 Conference
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Speaker: Prof. Rene Koenigs (RWTH Aachen)
Title: Fluorous Diazoalkanes - Applications in Batch and Flow
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-715 at 11 am
Jun. 27 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Mr. Maxime Manneveau (Besset, Univ. Rouen)
Title: Étude de la synthèse et des réactions d'amination des dérivés trifluorométhyl-thioéthersen chimie en flux continu
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger-Gaudry Building, P-217 Room at 10:30 am
Jun. 20 Recruit Visit
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Event: On-campus recruit visit from Genentech Company to seek potential candidates
Representatives: Dr. Daniel Shore and Dr. Steve McKerrall
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-715 at 11 am
Jun. 16-17 Summer School
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Event: 2016 Summer School in Continuous Flow Science
Day 1: Professional Skills Day - Strengthening your Career Profile
Day 2: Technical Skills Day - Making Connections between Engineering and Chemistry
Location: Université de Montréal, Claire McNicoll Building, Room Z-317 at 9 am
Jun. 15 Thesis Defense
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Speaker: Mr. Henri Piras (Lebel Group, UdeM)
Title: Synthèse de sulfilimines et de sulfoximines catalysée par les métaux de transition
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-715 at 2 pm
May 31 Conference
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Speaker: Prof. C. Oliver Kappe (Univ. Graz)
Title: Merging C-H Activation and Flow Technology - Enabling the Scalable Synthesis of Pharmaceuticals
Event: Third International Symposium on C-H Activation
Location: Université de Montréal, Jean Brillant Building, Room B-2285 at 10 am
May 27 Recruit Visit
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Event: On-campus recruit visit from OmegaChem Company to seek potential candidates
Representatives: Dr. Stéphane Trudeau and Dr. Philippe Mochirian
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-715 at 11 am
Apr. 28 Workshop
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Event: Dolomite Droplet Microfluidics Workshop (FREE)
Location: British Consulate, Onew Broadway Street, Cambridge, MA from 9 am to 4 pm
Mar. 18 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Mr. Antoine Caron (Collins Group, UdeM)
Title: Synthèse photochimique de carbazoles et d'azahélicènes en utilisant la chimie en débit continu
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-615 at 11 am

 

2015

Dec. 15-16 Symposium
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Event: Pacifichem 2015
Symposium: Prospects for Flow Chemistry
Organizers: Prof. Jun-ici Yoshida; Prof. Timothy Jamison; Prof. Dong-Pyo Kim; Prof. Michael Organ
Location: Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel, Honolulu, HI
Nov. 13 Conference
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Speaker: Dr. Nicolas Drolet (Saint-Gobain - NRDC)
Title: 350 Years of Innovation: What is next for the years to come to innovate in the field of polymeric materials?
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-815 at 1 pm
Nov. 13 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Mr. Julien Poupart (Lubell Group, UdeM)
Title: Synthèse et analyse conformationnelle de motifs N-amino indazol-2-ones substitués en position 5
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room Y-115 at 11 am
Oct. 13 Workshop
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Speakers: Katherine Drolet-Vives and Dominique Hebrault (Mettler Toledo)
Title: Innovations technologiques pour l'amélioration de la recherche en chimie organique
(NB: The lecture will be followed by a training session on Mettler Toledo equipement)
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room S-144 at 1 pm
Sep. 25 Conference
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Speaker: Dr. Louis-Charles Campeau (Merck)
Title: Catalysis Automation Laboratory: Solving Problems in Drug Discovery and Development
Location: Université de Montréal, J. A. Bombardier Building, Room 1035 at 1 pm
Sep. 25 Symposium
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Event: 2015 Annual Symposium in Continuous Flow Science
Topics Discussed: Various courses in organic/analytical chemistry and engineering focused on continuous flow science
Location: Université de Montréal, J. A. Bombardier Building, Room 1035 at 8:30 am
Aug. 31 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Mr. Jeffrey Santandrea (Collins Group, UdeM)
Title: Improved Catalysis for Macrocyclization Reactions
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-615 at 11 am
Jul. 20 Thesis Defense
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Speaker: Mr. Daniel Beaudoin (Wuest Group, UdeM)
Title: Préparation de réseaux organiques covalents monocristallins par polymérisation de composés polynitroso aromatiques
Location: Université de Montréal, J.-A. Bombardier Building, Room 1035 at 2 pm
Jul. 8 Thesis Defense
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Speaker: Ms. Anne-Catherine Bédard (Collins Group, UdeM)
Title: Development of a Phase Separation Strategy in Macrocyclization Reactions
Location: Université de Montréal, Claire McNicoll Building, Room Z-310 at 2 pm
Jun. 16 Symposium
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Event: 98th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition
Symposium: Advances in Synthetic Methods: Novel Reactivity/Catalytic Reactions and Flow Chemistry
Organizers: Prof. André Beauchemin; Prof. Shawn Collins
Invited Speakers: Prof. Michel Gravel (Saskatchewan); Prof. David Lupton (Monash), Prof. Mike Organ (York), Prof. Ryan Shenyl (Scripps); Prof. Corey Stephenson (Michigan)
Location: Westin Hotel, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4
Jun. 1-2 Summer School
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Event: 2015 Summer School in Continuous Flow Science
Day 1: Professional Skills Day - Strengthening your Career Profile
Day 2: Technical Skills Day - Making Connections between Engineering and Chemistry
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-715 at 9 am
May 21 Workshop
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Speaker: Ms. Heather Graehl (ThalesNano)
Title: Flow Chemistry Enabling Safer and Novel Chemistry
(NB: The lecture will be followed by a training session on ThalesNano equipement)
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room P-318 at 10:30 am
May 13 Workshop
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Speaker: Prof. Guy Stremsdoerfer (Lyon)
Title: Expérience d'une innovation technologique dans les traitements de surface. Du laboratoire CNRS à l'entreprise industrielle : JetMetal Technologies
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-815 at 2:30 pm
May 13 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Ms. Cynthia Crifar (Lubell Group, UdeM)
Title: Synthèse d'hétérocycles azotés par réaction d'addition en cascade catalysée au cuivre
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-1015 at 11 am
May 7 Student Seminar
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Speaker: Mr. Clément Audubert (Lebel Group, UdeM)
Title: Développement en flux continu de méthylènation à partir de composés diazos
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-715 at 11 am
Apr. 23 Conference
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Speaker: Prof. Tim Jamison (MIT)
Title: Continuous Flow Multistep Synthesis
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room G-1015 at 11 am
Feb. 27 Workshop
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Event: Troubleshooting Session
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room S-320 at 12 pm
Jan. 9 Thesis Defense
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Speaker: Mr. Augusto Hernandez-Perez (Collins Group, UdeM)
Title: Réaction de photocyclodéshydrogénation par catalyse photorédox
Location: Université de Montréal, Claire McNicoll Building, Room Z-220 at 2 pm

 

2014

Nov. 12 Conference
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Speaker: Prof. Tehshik Yoon (Wisconsin-Madison)
Title: Photocatalysis With Visible Light
Location: Université de Montréal, JA Bombardier Building, Room 1035 at 11 am
Oct. 17 Conference
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Event: 2014 EROS Best Reagent Lecture
Speaker: Prof. Corey Stephenson (Michigan)
Title: Visible Light-Enabled Catalysis
Location: Université de Montréal, Carrefour des arts et sciences, Room C-3061 at 11 am
May 21 Summer School
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Event: 2014 Summer School in Continuous Flow Science
Day 1: Perfecting your understanding of flow chemistry through mini-talks
Speaker: Mr. Billy Bullock (Syrris Inc.)
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room S-116 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
May 21 Workshop
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Event: Demonstration of the Syrris ASIA System with hands-on applications in continuous flow
Location: Université de Montréal, Roger Gaudry Building, Room T-31 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm