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Posted: June 13, 2007

Organized by the RSC Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector and the SCI Fine Chemicals Group, the 2007 Flavours & Fragrances conference is a venue where chemistry serves as the central discipline to uncover how smell and taste function. Taking place at the Imperial College in London from September 24–26, the conference consists of five sessions introduced and run by conference chairmen Philip Kraft (Givaudan) and Karl Swift (Tocris Bioscience). Here is the full schedule of speakers for each session:

Session 1: Fragrance Chemistry I

September 24, 2:00 pm—The Welcome Address: Philip Kraft (Givaudan)

2:10 pm—Marine Odorants, SOR: Helmut Hügel (RMIT University)

2:45 pm—New Molecules, Synthesis: Caroline Plessis (Mane)

3:20 pm—Tea break

3:50 pm—Sila-Odorants, Structure-Odor Correlation: Reinhold Tacke (University of Würzburg)

4:25 pm—Furans/Pyrans/Lactones: Elisabet Duñach-Clinet (University of Nice-Sofia Antipolis)

5:00 pm—Ambrox, Cetalox and Analogues: Roger Snowden (Firmenich)

5:35 pm—Enantioselective Catalysis in Fragrance Chemistry: Alessandra Ciappa (University of Cà Foscari)

6:10 pm—Close

7:00 pm—Welcome dinner

Session 2: Olfaction and Perfumery

September 25, 9:00 am—Receptors and Biochemistry of Olfaction: Dietmar Krautwurst (Dt. Inst. Ernährungsf.)

9:35 am—Brain Imaging: Thomas Hummel (University of Dresden Med. School)

10:10 am—Tea break

10:40 am—Synergies of Natural and Synthetic Perfumery Materials: Céline Ellena (Charabot)

11:15 am—Overdoses in Perfumery: Geza Schoen (Escentric Molecules)

11:50 am—Virgin Headspace, Perfuming the ‘Perfume’ Movie: Christophe Laudamiel (IFF)

12:25 pm—Lunch