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Invited Lectures at Conferences and Symposia

1

“Supramolecular Chemistry of Bifunctional Lewis Acids”

NSF Inorganic Workshop

ACS Belmont Conference Center

June 5, 1999

2

“Acides de Lewis polyfonctionnels Synthèse reconnaissance moléculaires et formation de réseaux”

Mini Symposium organized on the Occasion of Guy Bertrand's CNRS Silver Medal

Toulouse

September 21, 1999

3

“Polyfunctional Lewis Acid Catalysts”

Southwest Catalysis Society Fall Meeting

Houston

November 17, 2000

4

“Polyfunctional Lewis Acids as Supramolecular Synthons”

Southeast/Southwest ACS Meeting

New Orleans

December 8, 2000

5

“Boron and gallium polydentate Lewis acids: Anion complexation and reduction chemistry”

221st National ACS Meeting

San Diego

April 5, 2001

6

“Group 12 and 13 polyfunctional Lewis acids Host-guest chemistry catalysis and one-electron -bonded complexes”

CSC Meeting

Montreal

May 28, 2001

7

“Polyfunctional Lewis acids in supramolecular assemblies”

223rd National ACS Meeting

Orlando

April 9, 2002

8

“Organoantimony(V) Lewis acids: from sensing to catalysis”

27th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry, ICOMC 2016

Melbourne

July 17-2, 2016

9

“Organometallic Polydentate Lewis Acids”

2002 Organometallic Gordon Conference

Salve Regina University

July 23, 2002

10

“Boron and Mercury Polyfunctional Lewis Acids Formation of Unusual Radicals and Supramolecules”

2002 Inorganic Gordon Conference

Salve Regina University

July 30, 2002

11

“Synthesis and Reduction of Polyfunctional Group 13 Lewis Acids”

58th Southwest Regional ACS Meeting

Austin

November 5, 2002

12

“Polyfunctional Lewis Acids as Supramolecular Synthons”

58th Southwest Regional ACS Meeting

Austin

November 6, 2002

13

“Formation of boron-boron one-electron sigma bonds”

226th ACS National Meeting

New York

September 11, 2003

14

“1,8-Diboryl-naphtalenes and isoelectronic 1, 8-dimethylium-naphtalenes as bidentate Lewis acids Synthesis and anion complexation”

227th ACS National Meeting

Anaheim

March 31, 2004

15

“Room temperature phosphorescent supramolecules containing [o-C6F4Hg]3 and arenes”

60th Southwest Regional ACS Meeting

Fort Worth

September 30, 2004

16

“Heavy atom effects in the chemistry of [o-C6F4Hg]3”

229th National ACS meeting

San Diego

March 13 - 17, 2005

17

“1,8-Bis(methylium)naphthalenediyl dications”

International Symposium on Reactive Intermediates and Unusual Molecules

Edinburgh

August 7 - 12, 2005

18

“Polyfunctional Lewis acidic boranes as fluoride receptors”

Pacifichem

Honolulu

December 18, 2005

19

“B/Hg Polydentate Lewis Acids: Anion Complexation and Electrochemistry”

89th Canadian Chemistry Conference

Halifax

May 28, 2006

20

“Heavy Atom Effects in The Chemistry of Polyfunctional Lewis Acids Containing Mercury”

11th International Symposium on Inorganic Ring Systems

Oulu

August 4, 2006

21

“Cooperative Effects in the Chemistry of Polyfunctional Lewis Acids Containing Mercury”

International COE Symposium for Young Scientists on Frontiers of Molecular Science

The University of Tokyo

August 25, 2006

22

“Polyfunctional and Cationic Boranes Reduction Chemistry and Anion Complexation”

2nd International Symposium of the Core-to-Core Program on Main Group Chemistry

The University of Tokyo

August 27, 2006

23

“B/Hg Polydentate Lewis Acids: Anion Complexation and Electrochemistry”

232nd National ACS meeting

San Francisco

September 10, 2006

24

“Cationic boranes Synthesis reduction chemistry and anion complexation”

International Conference on Heteroatom Chemistry 8

Riverside

August 14, 2007

25

“Neutral and cationic boranes as anion receptors”

234th National ACS meeting

Boston

August 21, 2007

26

“Coordination of fluoride and cyanide ions to cationic boranes in aqueous solution”

Conference Zing Coordination Chemistry

Cancún

March 6, 2008

27

“Cationic Dipyrromethene Boron Compounds for Anion Sensing”

91st Canadian Chemistry Conference Edmonton

Canada

May 28, 2008

28

“Fluoride Ion Complexation by a B2/Hg Heteronuclear Tridentate Lewis Acid”

Dalton Discussion 11: The Renaissance of Main Group Chemistry

Berkeley

June 23 - 25, 2008

29

“Recognition of fluoride and cyanide ions in aqueous solution using cationic boranes”

International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry

Las Vegas

July 14, 2008

30

“Anion complexation by cationic boron compounds”

ImeBoron XIII

Platja d’Aro

September 24, 2008

31

“Cationic boranes: Synthesis structures and anion sensing applications”

237th National ACS meeting

Salt Lake City

March 25, 2009

32

“Cationic boranes for the complexation of fluoride and cyanide anions in water”

42nd IUPAC Congress

Glasgow

August 5, 2009

33

“Synergistic Effects in Polyfunctional Lewis Acids as Anion Receptors”

2nd International Symposium on Synergy of Elements

Sapporo

August 29, 2009

34

“Cationic Boranes Decorated by Transition Metal Moieties Synthesis Structure and Anion Sensing”

Southwest Regional ACS meeting

El Paso

November 6, 2009

35

“Cationic Lewis Acids as Anion Receptors”

Southwest Regional ACS meeting

El Paso

November 6, 2009

36

“Lewis acidic mercury compounds”

239th National ACS meeting

San Francisco

March 22, 2010

37

“Cationic bidentate Lewis acids for the complexation of fluoride anions”

239th National ACS meeting

San Francisco

March 23, 2010

38

“Polyfunctional Lewis acids as fluoride receptors”

NSF Inorganic Workshop, Lansdowne Resort

Virginia

June 7-10, 2005

39

“Strategies to increase the Lewis acidity of polyfunctional main group derivatives”

2010 Organometallic Gordon Conference

Newport

July 11 - 16, 2010

40

“Heavier Main Group Lewis acids”

Joint 66th Southwest and 62nd Southeast Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society

New Orleans

December 3, 2010

41

“A bidentate Lewis acidic borane with a telluronium ion as an anion-binding site”

Pacifichem 2010

Honolulu

December 16, 2010

42

“Lewis acidic properties of heavier group 15 onium ions”

Pacifichem 2010

Honolulu

December 17, 2010

43

“Lewis acidic properties of heavier pnictogenium and chalcogenium ions”

EQI Meeting

Guadalajara

July 1, 2011

45

“Lewis acidic properties of pnictogenium and chalcogenium ions”

IUPAC Congress

San Juan

August 4, 2011

44

“Fluoride capture by boron compounds: From aqueous fluoride anion sensing to fluorination and 18F-radiofluorination reactions”

IUPAC Congress

San Juan

August 4, 2011

46

“Novel materials for the sensing and sequestration of toxic anions in water”

242nd National ACS meeting

Denver

August 28, 2011

47

“Lewis acidic properties of heavier pnictogenium and chalcogenium ions”

IRTG Minisymposium

Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster

November 11, 2011

48

“Anion binding and redox properties of late transition metal-stibine complexes”

243rd ACS National Meeting

San Diego

March 28, 2012

49

“Lewis Acidic Properties of Heavy Group 15 and 16 Elements Toward Transition Metals”

95th Canadian Chemistry Conference

Calgary

May 29, 2012

50

“Lewis Acidic Behavior of Heavy Pnictogens and Chalcogens Toward Transition Metals”

Inorganic Chemistry Gordon Research Conference

University of New England

June 20, 2012

51

"Marrying Cationic Antimony Lewis Acids with Late Transition Metals: Impact on Electrophilic Catalysis"

Organometallic Gordon Conference

Newport

July 7-12, 2019

52

“Lewis acidic properties of heavy group 15 and 16 compounds”

ISACS 8

Toronto

July 22, 2012

53

“Lewis acidic properties of heavy group 15 and 16 compounds”

IRIS 13

Victoria

August 2, 2012

54

“Fluoride anion complexation in aqueous phases using main group Lewis acids: Applications in sensing and readiofluorination chemistry”

244th ACS National Meeting

Philadelphia

August 20, 2012

55

“Novel Z-ligands based on heavy group 15 and 16 elements”

244th ACS National Meeting

Philadelphia

August 21, 2012

56

“Lewis Acidic Properties of Heavy Organo-Group 15 and 16 Compounds”

XXV International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry

Lisbon

September 3, 2012

57

“Lewis Acidic Properties of Heavy Organo-Group 15 and 16 Compounds”

45th Inorganic Discussion Weekend

Ottawa

November 3, 2012

58

“Lewis acidic properties of heavy main group compounds”

A Symposium on New Directions in Chemical Sciences

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

December 10, 2012

59

“Lewis acidic properties of organo-antimony compounds: New opportunities in anion sensing”

245th ACS National Meeting

New Orleans

April 9, 2013

60

“Redox active main group/transition metal complexes”

245th ACS National Meeting

New Orleans

April 10, 2013

61

“Boron-based Strategies for F-capture in Water: Applications in Sensing and 18F Positron Emission Tomography”

96th Canadian Chemistry Conference

Quebec

May 27, 2013

62

“Oxidation-induced Lewis acidity of antimony compounds: From unusual bonding situations to new energy storage reactions”

96th Canadian Chemistry Conference

Quebec

May 30, 2013

63

“Lewis acidic properties of heavy main group compounds”

16th South African Chemical Institute (SACI) Inorganic Chemistry Conference

Durban

July 2, 2013

65

“Photoreduction of main group/late transition metal heterobimetallic complexes”

247th ACS National Meeting

Dallas

March 17, 2014

64

“Anion complexation and sensing with organoantimony compounds”

247th ACS National Meeting

Dallas

March 17, 2014

66

“Lewis acidic and redox properties of organoantimony derivatives – Applications in anion sensing and solar fuel production”

26th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry Pre-Symposium

Sendai

July 11, 2014

67

“Lewis acidic and redox properties of organoantimony derivatives – Applications in anion sensing and solar fuel production”

26th International Conference on Organometallic Chemistry

Sapporo

July 14, 2014

68

“Lewis acidic and redox properties of organoantimony derivatives”

American Chemical Society Southwest Regional Meeting

Fort Worth

November 21, 2014

69

“Lewis acidic properties of organoantimony compounds: From bidentate distiboranes to perfluorinated stibonium cations”

American Chemical Society National Meeting

Denver

March 24, 2015

70

“Lewis acidic properties of organoantimony compounds: New opportunities in anion capture and catalysis”

Stone Symposium

Waco

May 21, 2015

71

“Lewis acidic and redox properties of organoantimony derivatives – Applications in anion sensing and halogen photoreductive elimination

The 14th International Symposium on inorganic Ring Systems

Germany

July 29, 2015

72

“Fluoride anion capture and sensing in water using main group Lewis acids”

21st International Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry & 6th International Symposium on Fluorous Technologies

Como

August 24, 2015

73

“Redox-active antimony Lewis acids: From sensing to catalysis”

Alan Cowley’s Retirement Symposium

Austin

October 9, 2015

74

“New [18F]-NHC-BF3 adducts as water stable radio-prosthetic groups for PET imaging”

CIPRIT 2015 Conference

Austin

November 10, 2015

75

“Lewis acidic organoantimony (V) derivatives: New approaches to anion sensing and organic reaction catalysis”

Pacificchem

Honolulu

December 16, 2015

76

“Antimony Lewis acids in the secondary coordination sphere of gold complexes: An opportunity for redox-controlled catalysis

Pacificchem

Honolulu

December 17, 2015

77

“Electrophilic antimony (V) derivatives”

Pacificchem

Honolulu

December 18, 2015

78

“Lewis Acidic Properties of Organoantimony Compounds: Application in Anion Sensing and Catalysis”

81st ICS Meeting

Tel Aviv

February 10, 2016

79

“Lewis acidic and redox properties of organoantimony compounds: From anion sensing to catalysis”

251st ACS National Meeting

San Diego

March 14, 2016

80

“Lewis acidic and redox properties of organoantimony compounds: From anion sensing to catalysis”

SICS 2016

Singapore

July 15, 2016

81

“Zwitterionic main group-based F18-fluoride captors and their use in positron emission tomography”

Bioinorganic Symposium, 72nd Annual SWRM

Galveston

November 10 - 13, 2016

82

“Exploiting the Non-Innocence of Antimony Ligands in Organometallic Catalysis”

JSPS Japanese-German Graduate Externship Program

Osaka

March 6, 2017

83

“Antimony(V) Lewis acids: Applications in anion sensing and small molecule activation”

253rd American Chemical Society

San Francisco

April 2, 2017

84

“Exploiting the Non-Innocence of Antimony Ligands in Organometallic Catalysis”

253rd American Chemical Society

San Francisco

April 3, 2017

85

“Exploiting the non-innocence of antimony ligands: From organometallic catalysis to the photoreductive elimination of halogens”

ICHAC - 12

Vancouver

June 14, 2017

86

“Bidentate diboranes and related Lewis acids with large binding pockets”

IMEBORON - 16

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

July 12, 2017

87

“Bidentate diboranes for the chelation and activation of diatomic molecules”

Second International Conference on Boron Chemistry (ICBC-II) sponsored by the Chinese Chemical Society

Taiyuan

July 14-17, 2019

88

“Exploiting the non-innocence of antimony ligands in organometallic catalysis”

The 8th Chinese Conference on Coordination Chemistry (VIII CCCC)

Dalian

July 21, 2017

89

“Bidentate Lewis acids with large binding pockets”

73rd Annual ACS Southwest Regional Meeting

Lubbock

October 29, 2017

90

“Light-driven redox chemistry of antimony compounds”

255th ACS National Meeting

New Orleans

March 20, 2018

91

“Exploiting the non-innocence of antimony ligands in organometallic catalysis”

Dalton 2018

Coventry

April 4, 2018

92

“Bidentate Lewis acids with large binding pockets”

2018 BORAM XVI

Boston College

June 29, 2018

93

“Sensing fluoride and cyanide anions in water using cationic main group Lewis acids”

256th ACS National Meeting

Boston

August 19, 2018

94

“Exploiting the coordination non-innocence of antimony ligands to control the reactivity of transition metals”

256th ACS National Meeting

Boston

August 19, 2018

95

“Synthesis and photoreduction of heteronuclear late transition metal/main group element complexes”

256th ACS National Meeting

Boston

August 20, 2018

96

“Stibonium cations as Z-type ligands for late transition metals: Impact on catalytic properties”

ACS Award in Pure Chemistry: Symposium in Honor of Danna Freedman

San Diego

August 25 - 28, 2019

97

“Main group cations as Z-type ligands”

260th ACS National Meeting

San Francisco

August 23 - 27, 2020

98

“Anion Binding and Transport with Main Group Lewis Acids”

Zoom Main Group Symposium – From Molecules to Materials

University of California, Los Angeles

August 28, 2020

99

“Antimony Lewis acids: Applications in catalysis and anion transport”

Phosphorus Chemistry Bi-Weekly Webinar

Leibniz-Institut für Katalyse

September 16, 2020

101

"Anion transport with cationic main group Lewis acids"

IUPAC CCCE 2021 - 48th World Chemistry Congress & 104th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition

Montreal

August 16, 2021

102

"Main group cations as Z-type ligands"

ACS Fall 2021

Atlanta

August 22, 2021

103

"Main group Lewis acids for applications in catalysis and anion transport"

EuCOMC XXIV

Universidad of Alcala

September 1, 2021

104

"Main Group Lewis Acids for Applications in Catalysis and Anion Transport"

Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society

Austin

November 2, 2021

105

"Chalcogen and Pnictogen Bonding Augmented by the Charge and Redox State of the Main Group Element"

Molecules Webinar | σ-Hole–Based Interactions: Halogen Bonds, Chalcogen Bonds and Beyond

Virtual

November 2, 2021

106

"Main group Lewis acids for applications in anion transport and catalysis"

International Conference on Main-group Molecules to Materials-II

National Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhubaneswar

December 15, 2021

107

"Engaging Anions and Electron-Rich Metals with Main Group Lewis Acids"

Inorganic Gordon Conference

Salve Regina University

May 31, 2022

108

"Exploring the borane-carbocation analogy in the context of ambiphilic ligand chemistry"

BORAM XVII

Virginia Tech

June 20, 2022

109

"Carbenium Ions as Z-type Ligands"

to be given at 8th Asian Conference on Coordination
Chemistry

Taipei (virtual)

August 7-11, 2022

110

"Main group Lewis acids for the sensing and transport of the fluoride anion"

to be given at 20th European Symposium on Fluorine Chemistry

Berlin

August 14, 2022

111

"Coordination chemistry of ambiphilic ligands containing a carbenium as an electron-deficient
unit"

to be given at ACS Fall 2022

Chicago

August 23, 2022

112

"Phosphine-carbenium and carbene-carbenium as ambiphilic ligands"

to be given at 44th International Conference on Coordination Chemistry

Rimini

August 28-September 2, 2022