The following scientists have accepted to present a plenary lecture (in alphabetic order):
Paolo Carloni. Scuola Internazionali Superiore di Estudi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste (Italy)
Tentative title: Hybrid Car-Parrinello/Molecular Mechanics Calculations of metal-based systems of pharmaceutical relevance.
Christopher J. Cramer. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (USA).
Tentative title: Electronic structure and reactivity of mono- and dicopper complexes of molecular oxygen.
Berta Fernández. University of Santiago de Compostela (Spain).
Tentative title: Van der Waals complexes: Accurate evaluation of interaction properties
Victor Guallar. Barcelona Supercomputing Center (Spain)
Tentative title: Electron Transfer in Heme Proteins: The Propionate Pathway
Marco Antonio Nascimento. Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) Juan J. Novoa. University of Barcelona (Spain)
Maria Joao Ramos. University of Porto (Portugal)
Tentative title: Computational enzimology and drug design
Manuel Ruiz-López. Université Henry Poincaré- Nancy 1 (France)
Gustavo E. Scuseria. Rice University, Houston (USA)
Tentative title: Range separation, local hybridization, and screened interactions for improving density functionals
Dimas Suárez. University of Oviedo (Spain)
Tentative title: Structure, Dynamics and Catalysis of Matrix Metalloproteinases: A Computational Approach
Orlando Tapia. Uppsala University (Sweden)
Tentative title: Theory of chemical reactions and reactivity within the generalized electronic diabatic (GED) framework
Iñaki Tuñón. University of Valencia (Spain)
Tentative title: How does protein dynamics influence the rate of enzymatic reactions? The case of Chalcone Isomerase.
Antonio J.C. Varandas. University of Coimbra (Portugal)
Tentative title: Scaling and extrapolation of ab initio molecular energies: clues to highly accurate potentials for use in dynamics
Tom Ziegler. University of Calgary (Canada)
Tentative title: Beating the heavy metal blues with DFT. First Principles calculations of NMR, ESR, CD and MCD parameters of heavy metal complexes.