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Cari colleghi,
                   sperando di fare cosa gradita, vi allego il
programma preliminare del prossimo Congresso dell' Organic Reaction
Catalysis Society (Hilton Head SC 21-25 marzo 2004), importante punto
di incontro interdisciplinare  fra ricerca accademica ed industriale.
Maggiori informazioni possono essere ottenute sul sito:

Prof. A. Vaccari
Dip. Chimica Industriale e Materiali
Università di Bologna

20th Conference on Catalysis of Organic Reactions
Preliminary Program
Chair and Proceedings Editor: John R. Sowa, Jr., Seton Hall University

Saturday, March 20, 2003        Sunday, March 21, 2003
       Board Meeting: 3-8 PM   Golf Tournament 7:30 AM
       Registration and Reception 4-7 PM
Monday, March 22, 2003
Speaker Breakfast: 6:30 - 7:45 AM
Spouse Breakfast: 8:30 - 10:30 AM
Symposium on Catalytic Hydrogenation: 8 - 12 AM
2004 Murray Raney Award Address
Prof. Jean Lessard, Sherbrooke University

12 - 2:00 Posters may be set up

Symposium on Acid and Base Catalysis: 2 - 5:30 PM

Conference Banquet and Awards Ceremony: 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Tuesday, March 23, 2003
Spouse Program: 9 AM - 3 PM
Symposium on Novel Concepts and Approaches in Catalysis of Organic
Reactions: 8 - 12 AM
2003 Paul N. Rylander Award Address
Prof. Donna Blackmond, Imperial College of London

Conference Poster Session: 12 - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, March 24, 2003
Spouse Program: 9 AM - 3 PM
Symposium on Catalysis in Organic Synthesis: 8 - 12 AM
2004 Paul N. Rylander Award Address
Prof. Richard Larock, Iowa State University

Symposium on Oxidation and Acid-Base Catalysis: 2 - 5:30 PM

Posters may be taken down

Thursday, March 25, 2003
Symposium on Catalytic Reduction: 8 - 12 AM
 Monday, March 22, 2003
Morning Session
Symposium on Catalytic Hydrogenation - I

8:00    Low Pressure Slurry Hydrogenation Process for the Production
of Dimethylaminopropylamine Using Sponge Nickel Catalyst
Gregory J. Ward and Bryan C. Blanchard
Solutia, Inc., P.O. Box 97, Gonzalez, FL 32560-0097, USA

8:30    2004 Murray Raney Lecture, Electrocatalytic Hydrogenation of
Organic Compounds at Raney Metal Electrodes: Scope and Limitations
Jean Lessard
Laboratoire de chimie et électrochimie organiques, Département de
chimie, Université de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Québec, J1K 2R1 Canada

9:00    The Conversion of Ethanolamine to Glycine Salt over Skeletal
Copper Catalysts
Dongsheng Liu, Noel W. Cant, Liyan Ma, and Mark S. Wainwright
School of Chemical Engineering and Industrial Chemistry, The
University of New South Wales, UNSW Sydney 2052, Australia

9:30    Some Recent Developments of Heterogeneous Hydrogenation
Catalysts for Organic Synthesis
Jianping J.P. Chen and Charles R. Penquite
Engelhard Corporation, 23800 Mercantile Road, Beachwood, OH 44122

Break:  10 - 10:30

10:30   The Effect of Ultrasound on the Isomerization versus
Reduction Reaction Pathways in the Hydrogenation of 3-Buten-2-ol and
1,4-Pentadien-3-ol on Pd-Black
R.S. Disselkamp, C.H.F. Peden
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest
National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352
11:00   Para-substituted Aniline Hydrogenation over Rhodium
Catalysts: Metal Particle Size and Catalyst Pore Size Effects
Kenneth J Hindle, S. David Jackson and Geoff Webb
Department of Chemistry, The University, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland, U.K.
11:30   The Use of Copper Catalysts in the Hydrogen Transfer
Reduction of 4-Tert-butylcyclohexanone
Federica Zaccheria,a Achille Fusi,b Rinaldo Psaro,c and
Nicoletta Ravasioc
aConsorzio INSTM, via B. Varchi 59, I-50132 Firenze, Italy
bDipartimento Chimica IMA, Università degli Studi di Milano,
via G. Venezian 21, I-20133 Milano, Italy
cCNR-ISTM, via C. Golgi 19, I-20133 Milano, Italy
 Monday, March 22, 2003
Afternoon Session
Symposium on Acid-Base Catalysis - I

2:00    Improved Solid-Acid Catalysis for Sustainable, High 2-Phenyl,
LAB Production
John F. Knifton
Shell Chemical Company, Houston, TX 77251, USA
Prakasa Rao Anantaneni and Melvin E. Stockton
Huntsman Corporation, Austin, TX 78761, USA

2:30    Enhancement of regioselectivity in the gas-phase methylation
of m-cresol with multifunctional heterogeneous catalysts
F. Cavani1*, L. Dal Pozzo1, C. Felloni1, L. Maselli1, D. Scagliarini1,
C. Flego2, C. Perego2
1Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale e dei Materiali, Viale
Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy. *INSTM, research unit of
2EniTecnologie SpA, via Maritano 26, 20097 S.Donato MI, Italy

3:00    Recent Advances in Thermally Stable Resins for Olefin Hydration
Ajit Pujari1, Setrak K. Tanielyan1, Robert L. Augustine1, Dorai
Ramprasad2*, Pat Crawford2
1Center for Applied Catalysis, Seton Hall University, South Orange,
New Jersey 07079
2Rohm and Haas Company, 727 Norristown Road, Spring House, Pennsylvania 19477 .

Break: 3:30 - 4:00

4:00    The Aldol Condensation of Acetone over a CsOH/SiO2 Solid Base Catalyst
Arran. S. Canning, S. David. Jackson, Eilidh McLeod and Elaine M. Vass
Department of Chemistry, The University, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland

4:30    Enzyme-like Acceleration in Catalytic Anti-Markovnikov
Hydration of Alkynes to Aldehydes
Douglas B. Grotjahn, Daniel A. Lev
San Diego State University, Department of Chemistry, 5500 Campanile
Drive, San Diego, CA 92182-1030

5:00    Ring opening of naphthenes for clean diesel fuel production
David Kubi_ka,a Narendra Kumar,a Päivi Mäki-Arvela,a Marja Tiitta,b
Tapio Salmi,a and Dmitry Yu. Murzina
aLaboratory of Industrial Chemistry, Process Chemistry Centre, Åbo
Akademi University, FIN-20500 Åbo/Turku, Finland
bFortum Oil and Gas Oy, POB 310, FIN-06101 Porvoo, Finland

 Tuesday, March 22, 2003
Morning Session
Symposium on Novel Concepts and
Approaches to Catalysis of Organic Reactions

8:00    Activation of Dendrimer Encapsulated Pt Nanoparticles for
Heterogeneous Catalysts
HuiFang Lang, R. Alan May, Brianna L. Iversen, and Bert D. Chandler
Department of Chemistry, Trinity University, One Trinity Place, San
Antonio, TX, U.S.A. 78213

8:30    2003 Paul N. Rylander Award, Reaction Progress Kinetic
Analysis:  A Powerful Methodology for Mechanistic Studies of Complex
Catalytic Reaction Networks
Donna G. Blackmond, Chair in Catalysis
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ

9:00    Avada- A new Green Process for the Production of Ethyl Acetate
Flora T.T. Ng*, T. Mure,  Manzoor Sultan and Ming Jiang,   University
of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1
W.J. Smith , M. Hague, R. Watts, BP Chemicals, Hull,  United Kingdom

9:30    Combinatorial Approaches for New Catalysts Discovery: The
First Homogeneous Catalysts Derived from Combinatorial Technologies
for a Variety of Cross-Coupling Reactions
George Y. Li
CombiPhos Catalysts, Inc., P.O. Box 220, Princeton, NJ 08542-0220

Break:  10 - 10:30

10:30   High Throughput Experiments in Design and Optimization of
Catalytic Package for Direct Diphenylcarbonate Synthesis
Grigorii L. Soloveichik, Kirill V. Shalyaev, Ben P. Patel, Yan Gao,
and Eric J. Pressman
General Electric Global Research, One Research Circle, Niskayuna, NY 12309

11:00   A Strategy for the Preparation of Isolated Organometallic
Catalysts on Silica Supports - Towards Single-Site Solid Catalysts
Michael W. McKittrick, Shara D. McClendon, and Christopher W. Jones*
School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of
Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332

11:30   Lessons Learned, Batch Processing Scaleup from Laboratory to Plant
John D. Super
Dixie Chemical Company, Inc., VP Engineering and Commercial
Development, 10601 Bay Area Blvd., Pasadena, TX 77507

 Tuesday, March 23, 2003
Afternoon Session: 12:00 - 3:00
Conference Poster Session

Symposium on Catalytic Hydrogenation
1. Hydrogenation Catalysis in a Nylon Recycle Process
Alan M. Allgeier, Theodore A. Koch, and Sourav K. Sengupta
INVISTA˘ Nylon Intermediates, Experimental Station, Wilmington, DE 19880-0302

2. Hexanediol Production by Catalytic Hydrogenation of Dimethyl Adipate
A.M. Silva1, O.A.A. Santos2, M.A. Morales3, E.M.Baggio-Saitovitch3,
E. Jordão1, Marco A. Fraga4,*
1LDPC/DESQ/FEQ/UNICAMP - Campinas/SP - Brazil, 2DEQ/UEM - Maringá/PR
- Brazil, 3CBPF - Rio de Janeiro/RJ - Brazil, 4LACAT/INT/MCT - Rio de
Janeiro/RJ - Brazil

3. Hydrogenation of Dodecanenitrile Over Raney Type and Supported
Group VIII. Effect of Metal on Selectivity
Sándor Göbölös, József L. Margitfalvi
Department of Organic Catalysis, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian
Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

David S Anderson, S. David Jackson*, David Lennon, and Geoff Webb.
Department of Chemistry, The University, Glasgow G12 8QQ, Scotland.

5. Catalytic Hydrogenation of Cinnamaldehyde on Pt/Carbon Catalysts:
The Effects of Metal Location, and Dispersion on Activity and
Nabin K. Nag
Engelhard Corporation, Beachwood, OH

6. A Comparison Between the Homogeneous and the Anchored Rhodium
Skewphos Catalyst
Nagendranath Mahata, Setrak Tanielyan and Robert Augustine
Center for Applied Catalysis, Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ 07079 USA

7. Anchored Wilkinson's Catalyst
Clementina Reyes, Setrak Tanielyan and Robert Augustine
Center for Applied Catalysis, Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ 07079 USA

Symposium on Acid-Base Catalysis
8. Solid Acid Catalysed Esterification of Amino Acids
N. S. Asthana, Dennis J. Miller
Department of Chemical Engineering & Material Science, Michigan State
University, East Lansing, MI

9. Hydroxymethylation of 2-methoxyphenol with formaldehyde to yield
vanillic alcohols: a comparison between homogeneous and heterogeneous
acid catalysis
Fabrizio Cavani
Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale e dei Materiali, Univ. of Bologna

10. The Catalytic activity of molybdovanadate compounds for
esterification of acetic acid with butanol and phenol hydroxylation
with hydrogen peroxide
Shen Lin*, Mei-Xian Xu, Dan Wu, Li-Min Xu
Department of Chemistry, Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, China

11. Anionic s-adduct formation and nucleophilic substitution in the
reactions of 2-substituted-3,5-dinitropyridines with aliphatic amines
in dipolar aprotic solvents:
Mechanism of the base catalysed step
Chukwuemeka Isanbora Thomas A. Emokpaea,  Michael R. Cramptonb Judith
A.K. Howardb, and Raju Mondalb
a, Department of Chemistry, University of Lagos, Nigeria.
b, Chemistry Department, Durham University, Durham, DH1 3LE, UK

12. One pot transformation of geraniol into citronellol and menthol
over Cu/Al2O3
Nicoletta Ravasioa, Achille Fusib, Rinaldo Psaroa and Federica Zaccheriac
 a CNR-ISTM, via Golgi 19, I-20133 Milano,Italy
bDip. Chimica Inorganica, Metallorganica e Analitica, Università di Milano,
Via Venezian 21, I-20133 Milano
cConsorzio INSTM, via B. Varchi 59, I-50132 Firenze, Italy

13. Investigation of Chlorine Substitution Effects in the
Claisen-Schmidt Condensation of 2'-hydroxyacetophenone with
Chlorobenzaldehydes over MgO
Sirena C. Hargrove-Leak, Janine Lichtenberger, Michael D. Amiridis,
University of South Carolina, Department of Chemical Engineering,
Swearingen Engineering Center, Columbia, SC, 29208

14. Alkylation and Dimerization of Isobutylene over Nafion-H Silica
Zhenzhong Qi
Oklahoma State University, 423 EN, School of Chemical Engineering,
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74075

Symposium on Novel Concepts and
Approaches to Catalysis of Organic Reactions
15. Rapid Optimization of Hydrogenation Process Variables by
Combining Experimental Design and Parallel Reactors
Venu Arunajatesan, ShaRee L. McIntosh, Marisa Cruz, Roman F. Renneke,
and Baoshu Chen
Degussa Corporation, 5150 Gilbertsville Hwy, Calvert City, KY, U.S.A. 42029
16. Carbon Supported Anchored Homogeneous Catalyst
Pradeep Goel, Clementina Reyes, Setrak Tanielyan and Robert Augustine
Center for Applied Catalysis, Seton Hall University
South Orange, NJ 07079 USA

17. Highly efficient catalysts supported on carbon cloths for
carbohydrate hydrogenation
Pierre Gallezot
Institut de Catalyse-CNRS, France

18. Catalytic Hydrogenolysis of 5-Carbon Sugar Alcohols
Alan H. Zachera , John G. Frye, Jr. a, Todd A. Werpya, and
Dennis J. Millerb
aPacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland WA 99352
bDepartment of Chemical Engineering, Michigan State University, East
Lansing, MI 48824

19. New Approaches to the Synthesis of Organized Aluminosilicate
Media with Desired Catalytic Properties
Fomenko V.V.1, Kharitonov Yu.V. 1, Nechepurenko I.V. 1, Kodenev E.G.
2, Aksenov D.G. 2, Toktarev A.V. 2, Echevsky G.V. 2, Salakhutdinov
N.F. 1
1. Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry
2. Boreskov Institute of Catalysis
Novosibirsk Institute of Organic Chemistry, Novosibirsk, Russia

20. Use of High Resolution Fourier Transform Mass Spectrometry for
Support of Heterogeneous Catalyst Feed and Product Analysis
Kenneth Gallaher1, Dean Davis1, Harmut Oesten2
1Siemens Applied Automation, 500 W Highway 60, Bartlesville, OK 74003
2Siemens AG,A&D PI 2 MS, Östliche Rheinbrückenstraße5076187 Karlsruhe

21. An Enzyme-like Mechanism Involving Bifunctional Ru Catalysts
Daniel A. Lev
Department of Chemistry, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

22. A Catalytic Distillation Process for the One Step Synthesis of
Methyl Isobutyl Ketone from Acetone: Liquid Phase Kinetics of the
Hydrogenation of Mesityl Oxide
W. K. O'Keefe, M. Jiang, F. T. T. Ng*, G. L. Rempel
The University of Waterloo, Department of Chemical Engineering,200
University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. N2L 3G1

Symposium on Catalysis in Organic Synthesis
23. Nanocluster-based Cross-coupling Catalysts: A High-Throughput Approach
Mehul B. Thathagar, Jurriaan Beckers and Gadi Rothenberg*
Chemical Engineering Department, University of Amsterdam, Nieuwe
Achtergracht 166, 1018 WV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

24. Microwave synthesis in the Suzuki-Cross Coupling Reaction with
Heterogenous Pd/C Catalysts (pending submission)
Thomas Carrell, Megha Kandhari, Joanna Manansala, Nicole Heuschkel,
Lubabalo T. Bululu, John R. Sowa, Jr.
Seton Hall University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry,
South Orange, NJ

25. The Synthesis of Carbamate from the Reductive Carbonylation of
Nitrobenzene over Pd-based Catalysts
Steven S. C. Chuang, Bei Chen
Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH

26. The Effect of N-containing Modifiers on the Deprotection of
Carbobenzyloxy Protected Amino Acids
Kimberly B. Humphries, Tracy D. Dunn, Konrad Möbus, Baoshu Chen
Degussa Corporation, 5150 Gilbertsville Hwy, Calvert City, KY 42029, USA

27. Synthesis and characterization of dipeptido phosphinite ligands
for late transition  metal complexations and their potential as
Dushmanthi Jayasinghe, Heinz-Bernhard Kraatz
Department of Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada

28. Enantioselective hydrogenation of diketones on Pt supported catalysts
N. Marín-Astorga1, G. Pecchi1, E. Tálas2, J. L. Margitfalvi2, J. L.
G. Fierro3, P. Reyes1
1Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Concepción, Concepción, Chile.
2Institute of Chemistry, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy
of Sciences, Hungary. 3Instituto de Catálisis y Petroleoquímica ,
CSIC Madrid, Spain

29. Enantioselective hydrogenation of a,b-unsaturated acids or esters
S. Franceschini and A. Vaccari*
Dipartimento di Chimica Industriale e dei Materiali, Alma Mater
Studiorum - University of Bologna, INSTM-UdR di Bologna, Viale del
Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy

Symposium on Catalytic Oxidation
30. Synergistic Effect of Vanadium on the Activity of
Titanium-modified Silica Catalysts for Olefin Epoxidation
Susannah Scotta and Azfar Hassanb
a Department of Chemical Engineering, University of California -
Santa Barbara, USA.
b Center for Catalysis Research and Innovation, University of Ottawa, Canada

31. Aerobic Formaldehyde Oxidation under Mild Conditions Mediated by
Ce-Containing Polyoxometalates
Oxana A. Kholdeeva,Ý,* Maria N. Timofeeva,Ý Gennadii M. Maksimov,Ý
Raisa I. Maksimovskaya,Ý Anastasia A. Rodionova,Ý and Craig L. Hill
ÝBoreskov Institute of Catalysis, Lavrentieva 5, Novosibirsk 630090,
Russia ý,Department of Chemistry, Emory University, 1515 Pierce
Drive, Atlanta, GA 30322

32. Synthesis, characterization and catalytic activity study of
coordination polymers based on bridging methylene group as
heterogeneous catalysts
Hanna S. Abbo, Salam J.J. Titinchi
Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology
Roorkee, Roorkee 247 667, India, Department of Chemistry, Indian
Institute of Technolgy Roorkee, Roorkee 247 667, India

Wednesday, March 24, 2003
Morning Session
Symposium on Catalysis in Organic Synthesis

8:00    New palladium-catalysed processes for the synthesis of
selectively substituted aromatics
Marta Catellani
Dipartimento di Chimica Organica e Industriale, Parco Area delle
Scienze, 17/A, 43100 Parma, Italy

8:30    2004 Paul N. Rylander Award:  Palladium-Catalyzed Annulation
and Migration Reactions
Richard C. Larock
Department of Chemistry, Iowa state University, Ames, IA 50010

9:00    O-Acylphosphites: New and promising ligands for isomerizing
Detlef Selent,a Klaus-Diether Wiese b and Armin Börner a
a Leibniz-Institut für Organische Katalyse, Buchbinderstr. 5-6,
D-18055 Rostock, Germany
b Oxeno C-4 Chemie, Paul-Baumann-Str.1, D-45772 Marl; Germany

9:30    Improved Catalyst for the Removal of Carbobenzyloxy Protective Groups
Kimberly B. Humphries, Konrad Möbus, Tracy D. Dunn, Baoshu Chen
Degussa Corporation, 5150 Gilbertsville Hwy, Calvert City, KY 42029

Break: 10 - 10:30

10:30   Selective Debenzylation in the Presence of Aromatic Chlorine
on Pd/C Catalysts:  Effects of Catalyst Types and Reaction Kinetics
Steve S.Y Wanga, Jun Lia, Karen TenHuisena, Jale Muslehiddinoglua,
Srinivas Tummalaa   San Kianga, and Jianping J.P. Chenb
aBristol-Myers Squibb Company, Pharmaceutical Research Institute, New
Brunswick, NJ 08903
bEngelhard Corporation, Beachwood R&D Center, Beachwood, OH 44122

11:00   Do You Need A Transition Metal For Biaryl Synthesis?
Kotnis, A.S.*; Zhu, K.; Lotz, B.L.; Natalie, K.J.; Simpson, J.H.;
Kacusr, D.; Thurston, D.; Prasad, J.S.; Mathew, S.; Singh, A.K.
Process Research and Development, Bristol-Myers Squibb
Pharmaceuticals, New Brunswick, NJ 08903-0191, USA.

11:30   Enantioselective Hydrogenations of Exo- and Endocyclic C=C
double bond with Highly Mesoporous Carbon Supported Pd
É. Síposa, G. Fogassya, P.V. Samantb , J.L. Figueiredob, and A. Tunglera
aDepartment of Chemical Technology, Technical University of Budapest, H-1521
bLaboratório de Catálise e Materiais, Chemical Engineering
Department, Faculty of Engineering, University of Porto, 4200-465
Porto, Portugal
 Wednesday, March 24, 2003
Afternoon Session
Symposium on Catalytic Oxidation

2:00    The effect of promoters on the Platinum Group Metal catalysed
selective oxidation of alcohols to Carbonyls or Acids
K.G.Griffin, P.Johnston and J.R.Anderson
Johnson Matthey Catalysts, Orchard Road, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5HE, UK

2:30    Partial Oxidation of Propylene over Supported Rhodium Catalysts
Rajesh A. Khatri, Rahul Singh, Steven S. C. Chuang, Robert W. Stevens, Jr.
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, The University of Akron, Akron, OH, 44325

3:00    Design and parallel synthesis of new oxidative
dehydrogenation catalysts
Gadi Rothenberg*, E. A. (Bart) de Graaf, Jurriaan Beckers and Alfred Bliek
Chemical Engineering Department, University of Amsterdam,
Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, 1018 WV Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Break: 3:30 - 4:00

Symposium on Acid-Base Catalysis - II

4:00    The effect of single metal variation in Mo-V-Nb-W/Al2O3
system on propane selective oxidation
Giacomo Grasso, Julian R.H. Ross
Centre of Environmental Research, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

4:30    Isomerisation of 1-Hexene and 1-Octene on Microporous and
Mesoporous solid catalysts
V. Sundaramoorthy and N. Lingappan
Department of Chemistry, Anna University, Chennai-25, India

5:00    Doped Mesoporous Silicas as Catalysts for Epoxide Ring
Opening and Rearrangement
Michael A. Morris, Dimensional Solids Group, University College Cork,
Department of Chemistry, Cork, Ireland

 Thursday, March 25, 2003
Morning Session
Symposium on Catalytic Hydrogenation

8:00    Catalytic Preparation of Pyrrolidones from Renewable Resources
John G. Frye, Jr., Alan H. Zacher, Todd A.Werpy, Yong Wang
Physical Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,
Richland, WA 99352

8:30    Hydrogenolysis of Butyl Acetate to Butanol Over Naphtha
Reforming Type Catalysts in Conventional and High Throughput Slurry
Phase Reactors
Sándor Göbölös
Department of Organic Catalysis, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian
Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Pusztaszeri út 59-67, 1025 Hungary

9:00    Hydrogenation of Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Catalyzed by
Gary L.  Rempel, Jianzhong Hu, Neil T. McManus
Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Waterloo, 200
University Avenue, Waterloo, Ontario

9:30    New Ways for the Full Hydrogenation of Quinoline in Mild Conditions
M.Campanatia, S.Franceschinib, O. Piccoloc and A.Vaccarib*
aEndura SpA, Viale Pietramellara 5, 40121 Bologna, Italy
 bDipartimento di Chimica Industriale e dei Materiali, Università di Bologna,
INSTM-UdR Bologna Viale del Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna, Italy
cConsultant, via Bornò 5, 23896 Sirtori LC, Italy

Break:  10 - 10:30

10:30    Catalytic Hydrogenation and Hydrogenolysis
of Lignin Model Compounds Using In-Situ, Water-Soluble Ru/P(CH2OH)3 Systems
 Maria B. Ezhova,a Andy Z. Lu,a Brian R. Jamesa* and Thomas Q. Hub*
 aDepartment of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, 2036 Main
 Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6T 1Z1
 bVancouver Laboratory, Pulp and Paper Research Institute of Canada,
3800 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, B.C., V6S 2L9

11:00   Hydrogenation of Glutamic Acid to Value Added Products
Johnathan E. Holladay and Todd A. Werpy
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA 99352

Prof. Angelo Vaccari
Dip. di Chimica Industriale e dei Materiali, Università degli Studi di Bologna,
Viale del Risorgimento 4, 40136 BOLOGNA, Italy
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