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Save The Date! Gold 2018 8th International Gold Conference July 15-18, 2018 - Paris

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Save The Date! Gold 2018 8th International Gold Conference July 15-18, 2018 - Paris

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Gold 2018

8th International Gold Conference
July 15-18, 2018 - Paris, France

Recent advances in catalysis, plasmonics, nanoelectronics and nanomedicine

You are invited to participate in the Gold 2018 conference that will be held on July 15-18 2018 in Paris, France, on the campus of the Pierre et Marie Curie University (UPMC).

Gold 2018 is the 8th edition of the International conference series organized every three years, following Gold 2015 in Cardiff, Gold 2012 in Tokyo, Gold 2009 in Heidelberg...

As a material, gold has experienced a renewed interest from the scientific community during these last decades. It started with the field of catalysis by gold nanoparticles, and it is now expanding to booming scientific areas such as plasmonics, materials sciences, biotechnology, nanotechnology and therapeutic applications. The science of gold has thus become a highly multidisciplinary field.
During Gold 2018, specialists from these different topics will be given the opportunity to discuss the most recent highlights and achievements of their field; but also to get a comprehensive overview of the related areas of gold science in the parallel sessions of the conference (see the list of topics below).
An internationally renowned group of plenary and keynote speakers covering the key topic areas will be announced shortly.

We cordially invite you to come and enjoy Paris next year for the Gold 2018 conference, which is scheduled just after Bastille Day (July 14th). The conference will take place in the renovated campus of UPMC, in downtown Paris, close to the Seine River and to Notre-Dame Cathedral.

The 1st call for Gold 2018 will be sent out shortly.

Catherine Louis and Olivier Pluchery
Conference chairs

Scientific Topics

1. Catalysis: Heterogeneous catalysis (oxidation, hydrogenations, single site catalysis), Homogenous catalysis, Photocatalysis, Electrocatalysis, Plasmonics assisted catalysis, Bimetallic catalysis

2. Plasmonics: Nanophotonics, Thermal effects, Ultrafast spectroscopy, Surface enhanced spectroscopies (fluorescence, SERS, SEIRA, TERS)

3. Biofunctionalization and medical applications: Theranostics, Environmental impact, Toxicity, Biosensing, Biofunctionalization, Therapy, Imaging

4. Nanoparticles synthesis and self-assembly: Self assembled monolayers on gold surfaces and on nanoparticles, Self-organization of nanoparticles, Bioinspired self-assembly, DNA nanotechnology, Nano-clusters, Novel syntheses and novel surface ligands

5. Molecular gold complexes: Homogenous catalysis, Luminescence, Bioactivity, Coordination chemistry

6. Nanoelectronics and electrochemistry: Hot carriers and plasmonics, Nanoelectronics, Gold functionalization for molecular electronics, Electrochemistry, Charge transfer at interfaces

Local Organizing Committee
C. Louis and O. Pluchery (chairs),
A. Baeza, S. Bidault,
A. Levy, L. Fensterbank,
F. Garin (SCF), E. Maisonhaute,
F. Ribot, D. Roig (SCF)


with the French Chemical Society (SCF), Pierre et Marie Curie University (UPMC) and Sorbonne Universités.

Scientific Program Committee

D. Amans, D. Bourissou, P.-F. Brevet, A. Courty, A. Demessence, V. Gandon, B. Domenichini, F. Gauffre, F. Gazeau, H. Guesmi, B. Humbert, D. Loffreda, M. Lamy de la Chappelle, I. Lucas, V. Mansuy, N. Mignet, T. Napporn, B. Palpant, L. Ressier, N. Sanson, S. Roux, M. Tréguer, H.-C. Weissker

International Advisory Board

D. Astruc, M. Barberi-Heyob, P. Bishop, M. Brust, A. Dereux, R. Van Duyne, G. Dujardin, M. El-Sayed, J. Feliu, T. Keel, H.-J. Freund, M. Haruta, S. Hashmi, G. Hutchings, H. Kosai, D. Leznoff, C. Murphy, L. Liz-Marzan, V. Rotello, H. Teles, D. Rowles, M. Sankar, A. Tadjeddine, T. Zhang

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