WAS2017

From 09/28/2017 to 09/29/2017

Université de Lyon - 92 rue Pasteur, 69007 Lyon


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The 2017 Workshop on Alternative Solvents aims at providing a complete overview of the current knowledge on alternative and green solvents used at laboratory and industrial scale for extraction, purification, formulation, and synthesis of natural product. A special emphasis will be dedicated to innovative and original methods and procedures, alternative solvents and safer products.

The workshop will gather professionals from industry, researchers and lecturers from academia engaged in natural product chemistry, and graduate students.

Plenary lectures given by internationally renowned experts in green solvents as well as contributions by industrial involved in the synthesis or use of green alternatives to conventional solvents will pave the 1.5 days of the symposium. A poster session will also offer the possibility to present your latest developments.

A range of social activities are also being planned which includes a networking dinner and sightseeing tours in and around the vibrant city of Lyon.