Monday September 3, 2018 a.m.

08:30-10:00

Registration

CO center

10:00-10:15

Opening ceremony

Room CO1

Welcome addresses by

Prof. Jean-Claude Bünzli

Prof. Lyndon Emsley, chair Institute of

Chemical Sciences & Engineering

Prof. Marinella Mazzanti

10:15-11:15

LeCoq de Boisbaudran lecture

Room CO1

Chair: Jean-Claude Bünzli

Prof. Koen Binnemans (KU Leuven)

Solvometallurgy for rare earths

11:15-12:15

Plenary lecture 1

Room CO1

Chair: Marinella Mazzanti

Prof. Williams Evans (U. of California, Irvine)

The evolving low-oxidation states of the
rare earths and actinides metals

12:15-13:30

Buffet lunch

CO Center