The BMOS are biennial Meetings that have grown from a modest beginning and are now one of the most important events in the Brazilian Chemical Society. The attendance has grown steadily and our last meeting held in the city of Canela-RS last August had an attendance of approximately three hundred participants, including an expressive number of chemists from other South American countries, such as Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.
The 12th BMOS will be held in the Plaza Itapema Resort situated on the beach of "Praia da Ilhota" in Itapema city. Itapema is located 72 km from Florianópolis, the capital of the State of Santa Catarina. Itapema has a population around 35 thousand inhabitants, is surrounded by complete facilities, by the mountains of the Atlantic forest and beaches of fine white sand and warm sea. Although Santa Catarina State covers 95.400 km² (1.1% of Brazilian territory) it is the seventh ranking economy of the country with a GNP of US$23.3 billion. The state production includes agro-industry, with an integrated system of poultry and pig raising, ceramic tiles, steel and metal-machinery, textiles, cellulose and paper.
For the 12th edition of the BMOS we have scheduled plenary lectures (60-minute oral presentations), invited lectures (40-minute oral presentations), short lectures (30-minute oral presentations) by distinguished chemists from several countries, as well flash presentations (20-minute oral presentations) to be selected by the organizing committee from the abstracts submitted as oral communications.
National Organizing Committee
Dr. Hugo Gallardo - UFSC
Dr. Maria Graça Nascimento - UFSC
Dr. Antonio Carlos Joussef - UFSC
Dr. Marcus Mandolesi Sá - UFSC
Dr. Josiel B. Domingos - UFSC
Dr. Antonio Luiz Braga - UFSM
Dr. Mara Elisa Fortes Braibante - UFSM
Dr. Aloir Antonio Merlo - UFRGS
Dr. Paulo Henrique Gorgatti Zarbin - UFPR
Dr. Paulo César de Jesus - FURB
Dr. Quézia B. Cass - UFSCar
Dr. Luiz Fernando da Silva - USP
Dr. Leandro Helgueira de Andrade - USP
Dr. Lucia Helena Brito Baptistella - UNICAMP
Dr. Luiz Carlos Dias - UNICAMP
Dr. Paulo Roberto Ribeiro Costa - UFRJ
Dr. Aurea Echevarria - UFRJ
Dr. Silvio D. Cunha - UFBA
Dr. Paulo H. Menezes - UFPE
Dr. Ivani Malvestiti - UFPE
Secretariat of the 12th BMOS
Prof. Hugo Gallardo
C.P. 5066 - Florianópolis, SC, Brazil
Phone: +55 48 37216846 x202/238/237/229
FAX: +55 48 37216846 x202/254
Plenary LecturesThe confirmed lectures are as follows: Dr. Jan-Erling Bäckvall Stockholm University - Sweden Dr. Dale L. Boger The Scripps Research Institute - USA Dr. Michael P. Doyle University of Maryland - USA Dr. Ben L. Feringa University of Groningen - Netherlands Dr. Benjamin List Max Planck Institute of Coal Research - Germany Dr. David W. C. MacMillan Princeton University - USA Dr. Anita Jocelyne Marsaioli State University of Campinas - Brazil
Invited LecturesThe confirmed lectures are as follows: Dr. Antonio Luiz Braga
Federal University of Santa Maria - Brazil Dr. Margaret A. Brimble The University of Auckland - New Zealand Dr. Jose A. S. Cavaleiro University of Aveiro - Portugal Dr. Karl J. Hale
University College London - UK Dr. Carmen Nájera Domingo University of Alicante - Spain Dr. C. Oliver Kappe University of Graz - Austria Dr. Teodoro S. Kaufman National University of Rosario - Argentina Dr. Patrick J. Walsh The University of Pennsylvania - USA Dr. John L. Wood Colorado State University - USA Dr. Miguel Ángel Yus Astiz
University of Alicante - Spain
The confirmed lectures are as follows:
Dr. Octavio A. C. Antunes
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
Dr. Berit Olofsson
Stockholm University - Sweden
Dr. Adriano L. Monteiro
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul - Brazil
Dr. Gustavo Seoane
Universidad de la República - Uruguay
Major Themes of the ConferenceOrganometalic Catalysis Natural Product Synthesis New Synthetic Methods Microwave-Assisted Organic Synthesis Chiral Catalysis Frontiers on Organic Synthesis Heterocycles Synthesis Biocatalysis Metal-mediated Synthesis Stereoselective Synthesis Solid-phase Synthesis Target oriented Synthesis Biomimetic Catalysis
The official language of the conference will be English.
No simultaneous translation will be provided.
Participants should check with their local travel agents about VISA requirements for travelling to Brazil. Applications should be made to the nearest Brazilian Embassy or Consulate at least three months before the intended date of travel.
Facts About Brazil and Santa Catarina State
Brazilians, even in the major cities, dress casually outside the office. None of the country's top restaurants insist on collar and tie although the occasional private club does. Collar and tie still predominate in formal office and business surroundings in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro and most workingwomen wear dresses or skirts. Ladies should remember to pack a jacket or shawl when coming to Brazil, as some of the buildings and restaurants can be a little enthusiastic with the air conditioning. When packing keep in mind that cities like Rio and São Paulo are big, fashionable, cosmopolitan cities and not small tourist resorts. If you forget to bring some item of clothing, don't worry; you will be able to find what you forgot in any of the big shopping centers. When heading further south in South America, remember to pack some warmer clothes, especially during the Southern Hemisphere's winter months.
For more information about the weather in Florianopolis click here.
Money and Exchange Rates
Brazil's currency since 1 July, 1994, is the Real (R$) which is roughly valued at R$ 2.30 = US$ 1.00. Most Brazilians understand dollars and as a foreign currency it is by far the most widely accepted and throughout the country gives the best exchange rate. In the main cities there is little problem in changing other foreign currencies and there is an extensive network of ATMs. Most major credit cards are accepted in Brazil. As when visiting any country, it is worth getting hold of some low denomination notes and coins on arrival.
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Brazil, like most South American countries, takes a dim view of drug offences, including by foreign visitors. Your own consulate is likely to agree.
About Santa Catarina State
Major information about the State of Santa Catarina ca be found here.
During the 12th Brazilian Meeting on Organic Synthesis, there will be a tourism desk set up in the Hotel with options to visit the many nearby attractions for those who wants take the opportunity to know the natural beauties of south region of Brazil.
The Brazilian Tourism Portal provides a lot of important information about travelling to Brazil.
Specific information about the city of Itapema and Florianópolis, including weather, main events and tourist attractions, can be found here:
Destination: | Itapema City | Florianópolis|
List of Abstracts
Below is a list of accepted abstracts sorted by presenting author. If you do not see your submitted abstract here, or notice any errors in title or presenting author, please contact the conference organizing committee immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org
Those who need to apply for state and/or federal funds to participate in the 12th BMOS, and need the notification of acceptance before 30 June, are strongly encouraged to submit their abstracts well before the deadline. We will do our best to speed up the peer review process and send you the notification of acceptance as soon as possible.
Short Courses#1 The Importance of Organic Synthesis for Drug Discovery Dr. Luiz Carlos Dias State University of Campinas - Brazil
#2 Microwave Chemistry Dr. C. Oliver Kappe
Dr. Doris Dallinger University of Graz - Austria
Date/Time: Sun, August 26 (2:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.) Mon, August 27 (8:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.)
Place: Chemistry Department - CFM / UFSC
Fee: R$ 70,00 (including one night accommodation at the Hotel Quinta da Bica D'Água plus meals). P.S. The registration to the courses is restricted to regularly registered 12th BMOS participants. The number maximum of participants is restricted to 80.
CLICK HERE for registration on the above courses. (Ended)
Below is available the list of the abstracts accepted for poster presentation on 12th BMOS
How To Get to Plaza Itapema Resort
You should fly to Florianópolis Airport (code FLN). However, very few international flights arrive directly in Florianopolis. International passengers travelling to Florianopolis will most likely book a flight to São Paulo or Rio de Janeiro and then take a local connecting flight to Florianópolis. Both São Paulo and Rio have more than one major airport. Please make sure your connecting flight leaves from the same airport your international flight arrives at. Transferring between airports may be an unpleasant experience. Once in Florianópolis airport there are various ways to reach Plaza Itapema Resort, which is about 72 km north of Florianópolis. Find below the transportation options available:
1) By Conference SHUTTLE
The price of the conference shuttle is R$40,00, including transfer in/out from Florianópolis Airport to the Conference Hotel. If you already have your flight information you may book your airport transfer online by submitting your FLIGHT DETAILS HERE. (closed)
2) By Regular BUS
Ordinary bus lines go from Florianópolis Bus Station to Itapema Bus Station several times a day. The ticket costs (~R$ 15,00) for Executive lines (buses with air-conditioner). The travel lasts at about 1 hour with a very interesting view of the coast. You can easily reach the Florianópolis Bus Station from the airport by taxi. At the bus station you can buy your ticket in any ticket office.
3) By Renting a Car
There are many options to rent a car at the airport.
4) By TAXI
Taxi service in the airport can also take you to Itapema.
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Schedule of Events
Instructions for poster presentations
Posters should be prepared following the usual procedures adopted by the Brazilian Chemical Society. For those not familiar with it, we reproduce here the main features that should be displayed by a typical poster. Use these guidelines for preparing your posters for the 12th BMOS. The poster’s dimensions should be 1.00 m x 1.00 m with some tolerance on its height, that is, posters can be a little higher than 1 m but should not be wider than 1.0 m. Poster should be mounted using a double faced tape only. The tape will be available at the secretary of the 12th BMOS. Some tips on how to prepare your poster:> Make a concise and descriptive title of your work;
> Make a clear statement of your objectives;
> Do not forget to include the e-mail of the main author;
> For the description of your work use schemes, graphics and figures. Avoid too much text to describe the experiments;
> The text should be visible at least 1 meter from the poster;
> Use a clear background and avoid too many colors;
> Add conclusions;
> Do not forget to include acknowledgments; For more information on how to prepare your poster, consult Biophysical Journal 1996, 71, 3527-3529; Biochemistry Education 1997, 25(3), 136-137; Journal of Biological Education 1999, 33 (4), 209-214.
Organizing Committee Access Only.
colleagues and friends working in organic synthesis and related fields of
behalf of the Organizing Committee, we cordially invite you to attend
the 12th Brazilian Meeting on Organic Synthesis (12th BMOS). The meeting
will be held in Itapema-Santa Catarina, Brazil, from 27-31 August
2007, at the Plaza Itapema Resort. The 12th BMOS will provide a wonderful
opportunity for the presentation and discussion of new findings in all
aspects of creative modern organic synthesis. The field of organic synthesis
is considered to lie at the center of the chemical sciences. Our intention
is to generate a pleasant and friendly environment for the conference participants
within the framework of a high-level scientific event, focusing on modern
We are sure that the 12th BMOS will maintain its tradition as one of the foremost conferences on synthetic organic chemistry and will be attended by organic chemists from both Latin American and other countries.
International Advisory BoardDr. Ludger A Wessjohann Leibniz Institute of Plant Biochemistry - Germany Dr. Eusebio Juaristi Cinvestav - Mexico Dr. Gary Molander University of Pennsylvania - USA Dr. Gustavo Seoane Universidad de la República - Uruguay