Physical, Computational, and Theoretical Chemistry

Division representatives:

Georg Schreckenbach, University of Manitoba
Josh Hollett, The Univeristy of Winnipeg


Symposia and organizers: 

Advances in physical, theoretical and computational chemistry

Organizer:
Travis Fridgen
, Memorial University of Newfoundland

 

Biomolecular dynamics: experimental and computational advances - joint with BM

Organizers:
Styliani Consta
, Western University
Stacey Wetmore, Lethbridge University
Anthony Mittermaier, McGill University 
Mazdak Khajehpour, University of Manitoba

Invited speakers:
Kevin Gardner
, City University New York
John Dutcher, University of Guelph
Joerg Gsponer, University of British Columbia
Liz Meiering, University of Waterloo
Anna Panchenko, Queen's University
Chris Thibodeaux, McGill University 
Natalie Goto, University of Ottawa

 

Chirality and spectroscopy

Organizers:
Takamasa Momose, The University of British Columbia 
Yunjie Xu, University of Alberta
Wolfgang Jager, University of Alberta

Invited speakers:
Ilya Averbukh
, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Thomas Baumert, University of Kassel, Germany
David Bryce, University of Ottawa
James Cheeseman, Gaussian, USA
Peter McBreen, Unitersité Laval
Jean-Michel Nunzi, Queens University
Yasuhiro Ohshima, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
 

Comparing theory and experiment in spectroscopy (in honour of Li Hong Xu)

Organizers:
Tucker Carrington, Queen's University 
Yujun Shi, University of Calgary
Jennifer van Wijngaarden, University of Manitoba

Invited speakers:
Isabelle Kleiner
, CNRS, Université UPEC et Université de Paris, France
Stephan Schlemmer, University of Cologne, Germany
Ron Lees, University of New Brunswick
Yunjie Xu, University of Alberta
Tucker Carrington, Queen's University
David Perry, The University of Akron, USA

Financial contributor: 
Canadian Association of Theoretical Chemists (CATC)
 

Computational catalysis

Organizer:
Samira Siahrostami, University of Calgary

Invited speakers:
Manos Mavrikakis
, University of Wisconsin Madison, USA
Tom Woo, University of Ottawa
Sergey Gusarov, National Institute for Nanotechnology
Alex Voznyy, University of Toronto Scarborough
Ali Seifitokaldani, McGill University 
Hongliang Xin, University of Virginia Tech, USA
Michal Badjich, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University, USA
Sathish Ponnurangam, Chemical & Petroleum Engineering, University of Calgary

 

Computational protein engineering

Organizer:
Eric Bushnell, Brandon University 

Invited speakers:
Roberto Chica, University of Ottawa
Srivatsan Raman, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Cody Krivacic, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Ketaki Belsare, University of California, San Francisco, USA

 

New horizons in electronic structure theory

Organizers:
Stijn De Baerdemacker, University of New Brunswick 
Nike Dattani

Invited speakers:
Eric Neuscamman, UC Berkeley, USA
Sandeep Sharma, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Pawel Tecmer, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland
Jay Gambetta, Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Tom Anderson, Rice University, USA

Protein-ligand interactions: theory meets the experiment

Organizers:
Sergei Noskov, University of Calgary
Lei ShiNational Institutes of Health

Invited speakers:
Jianhan Chen, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Ratmir Dedra, University of Alberta
Darren Derksen, University of Calgary
Justin MacCallum, University of Calgary
David Minh, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
Leonardo Pardo, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain
Benoit Roux, University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory, USA
Matthieu Schapira, University of Toronto
Yibing ShanD.E. Shaw Research, USA
Thomas StocknerMedical University of Vienna, Austria
Suzana StrausThe University of British Columbia
Pei TangUniversity of Pittsburgh, USA
Peter TielemanUniversity of Calgary
Lingle Wang, Schrodinger Inc., USA
Yibo WangCIAC, Chinese Academy of Science

Quantum computing for quantum chemistry

Organizers:
Artur Izmaylov, University of Toronto 
Alán Aspuru-Guzik, University of Toronto

Invited speakers:
Paul Ayers
, McMaster University
Pierre-Luc Dallaire-Demers, Zapata Computing
Sophia Economou, Virginia Tech, USA
Francesco Evangelista, Emory University, USA
Abhinav Kandala, IBM, USA
Peter Love, Tufts University, USA
Nicholas Mayhall, Virginia Tech, USA
Marcel Nooijen, University of Waterloo
Julia Rice, IBM, USA
Jonathan RomeroHarvard University , USA 
Nick Rubin, Google, USA
Ilya Ryabinkin, OTI Lumionics
Gustavo Scuseria, Rice University, USA
Ivano Tavernelli, IBM, Switzerland

 

Solid-state NMR symposium in honour of Roderick E. Wasylishen - joint with IN

Organizers:
Scott Kroeker, University of Manitoba
David Bryce, University of Ottawa

Invited speakers:
Roderick Wasylishen
University of Alberta
Jean-Paul AmoureuxUniversité de Lille, France 
Cynthia JamesonUniversity of Illinois, USA
Tatyana Polenova, University of Delaware, USA
Marek Pruski, Ames Laboratory, USA
Thomas Vosegaard, Aarhus University, Denmark

 

Surface-enhanced or surface-sensitive spectroscopy - joint with AN/SS

Organizers:
Ian BurgessUniversity of Saskatchewan
Francois Lagugné-LaberthetWestern University