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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM Tuesday 3 December 2013 – Pre Conference Workshop University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pre Conference Computational Chemistry Workshop

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Pre Conference Computational Chemistry Workshop Continues

Computer Lab, Room 327

Wednesday 4 December 2013 The Tasmanian School of Art, Hunter Street 8:00 am

Registration Desk Opens

8:45 am

Official Conference Opening Remarks

The Dechaineux Theatre

PLENARY SESSION

The Dechaineux Theatre

9:00 am

The Main Foyer

Prof Julian Gale Curtin University, Australia CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

9:45 am

Dr Alessandro Soncini, University of Melbourne

10:00 am

Dr Angus Gray-Weale, University of Melbourne

10:15 am

Dr David Wilson , La Trobe University

10:30 am

Morning Refreshments KEYNOTE SESSION

11:00 am

The Main Foyer The Dechaineux Theatre

A/Prof Rob Scholten The University of Melbourne, Australia CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

11:30 am

Dr Naomi Haworth, Monash University

11:45 am

Prof Ricardo Mancera, Curtin University KEYNOTE SESSION

The Dechaineux Theatre

Prof Michelle Coote 12:00 pm

Australian National University, Australia CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

12:30 pm

Dr Michelle Spencer, RMIT University

12:45 pm

Dr Curtain Cyril, Mental Health Research Institute of Victoria

1:00 pm

Lunch PLENARY SESSION

2:00 pm

Prof Geraldine Richmond University of Oregon, USA CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

The Main Foyer The Dechaineux Theatre


2:45 pm

A/Prof Trevor Smith, University of Melbourne

3:00 pm

A/Prof Timothy Schmidt, The University of Sydney

3:15 pm

Dr Viktoras Dryza, The University of Melbourne

3:30 pm

Afternoon Refreshments KEYNOTE SESSION

4:00 pm

The Main Foyer The Dechaineux Theatre

Prof Stephen Blanksby University of Wollongong, Australia CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

4:30 pm

Dr Willem Van Den Heuvel, School of Chemistry

4:45 pm

Dr Dominique Appadoo, The Australian Synchrotron

5:00 pm

Prof Michael Collins, Australian National University

5:15 pm

Dr Toby Bell, Monash University

5:30 pm

Session Close

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Welcome Reception and Poster Session 1 The Tasmanian School of Art, Hunter Street

The Main Foyer

Thursday 5 December 2013 The Tasmanian School of Art, Hunter Street 8.00 am

Registration Desk Open PLENARY SESSION

8:30 am

Prof Greg Hartland University of Notre Dame, USA

9:15 am

Quinn M - Student Award Winner

The Dechaineux Theatre

CONTRIBUTED PAPERS 9:30 am

Prof Ken Ghiggino, University of Melbourne

9:45 am

Dr David Huang, The University of Adelaide

10:00 am

Morning Refreshments KEYNOTE SESSION

10:30 am

The Main Foyer The Dechaineux Theatre

Prof Debra Bernhardt The University of Queensland, Australia CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

11:00 am

Prof Noel Hush, University of Sydney

11:15 am

Prof Brian Yates, University of Tasmania KEYNOTE SESSION

11:30 pm

Dr Joseph Lane The University of Waikato, New Zealand PLENARY SESSION

12:00 pm

Prof Phill Geissler University of California at Berkeley, USA

12:45 pm

Lunch

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Dechaineux Theatre

The Dechaineux Theatre

The Main Foyer

The remainder of the afternoon is free for independent exploration of Hobart! What to see and do? Visit the website for more information www.physchem2013.com.au What to visit the world famous MONA? Ferry departs at 1:15 pm. Pre-book your tickets @ www.mona.net.au Poster Session 2 The Main Foyer The Tasmanian School of Art, Hunter Street


Friday 6 December 2013 The Tasmanian School of Art, Hunter Street 8:00 am

Registration Desk Open PLENARY SESSION

9:00 am

The Main Foyer The Dechaineux Theatre

Prof Michael Heaven Emory University, USA CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

9:45 am

Prof Elmars Krausz, Australian National University

10:00 am

Prof Jeffrey Reimers, The University of Sydney

10:15 am

Dr Ivan Kassal, University Of Queensland

10:30 am

Morning Refreshments KEYNOTE SESSION

11:00 am

The Main Foyer The Dechaineux Theatre

A/Prof Cather Simpson The University of Auckland, New Zealand CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

11:30 am

Dr David Henry, Murdoch University

11:45 am

A/Prof Gunther Andersson, Flinders University KEYNOTE SESSION

The Dechaineux Theatre

Dr Adam Trevitt 12:00 pm

University of Wollongong CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

12:30 pm

Prof Mark Buntine, Curtin University

12:45 pm

Prof Scott Kable, University of Sydney

1:00 pm

Lunch PLENARY SESSION

2:00 pm

The Main Foyer The Dechaineux Theatre

A/Prof Ken Brown Georgia Institute of Technology, USA CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

2:45 pm

Dr Seth Olsen, University of Queensland

3:00 pm

Dr Paolo Raiteri, Curtin University

3:15 pm

Dr Terry Frankcombe, Australian National University

3:30 pm

Afternoon Refreshments KEYNOTE SESSION

4:00 pm

The Main Foyer The Dechaineux Theatre

Dr Justin Hodgkiss Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand CONTRIBUTED PAPERS

4:30 pm

Dr Evan Robertson, La Trobe University

4:45 pm

Dr Paul Raston, University of Adelaide

5:00 pm

Dr Berwyck Poad, University of Wollongong

5:15 pm

Prof Donald McNaughton, Monash University

5:30 pm

Dr Feng Wang, Swinburne University of Technology KEYNOTE SESSION

5:45 pm

H. Bernhard Schlegel (Wayne State)

6:15 pm

Conference Closing Remarks

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Conference Dinner The Mill on Morrison, Hobart

The Dechaineux Theatre


The 2013 RACI PhysChem conference reserves the right to amend or alter any advertised details relating to dates, program and speakers if necessary, without notice, as a result of circumstances beyond their control. All attempts have been made to keep any changes to an absolute minimum.


Raci physchem 2013 preliminary program as at 5 nov 2013