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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Report

Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

Cancun, Mexico, 18th - 21st February 2018

This new conference on the Frontiers in Photochemistry took place in Cancun, Mexico from 18 to 21 of February 2018. The significance of this meeting was evident from the many high-level speakers it attracted and the lively discussions during each session.  

The meeting was chaired by Maria Abrahamsson, associate professor at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden and Amanda Morris, associate professor at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, US.

The speakers at the meeting represented all corners of the world and included the following senior scientists as speakers: Shane Ardo (University of California, Irvine, US), Julia Weinstein (University of Sheffield, UK), Ksenija Glusac (University of Illinois at Chicago/Argonne, US), Prashant Jain (University of Illinois, US), Oliver Wenger (University of Basel, Switzerland), Matthew Fuchter (Imperial College London, UK), Jeffrey Rack (University of New Mexico, US), Felix Castellano (North Carolina State University, US), Curtis Berlinguette (University of British Columbia, Canada), Claudia Turro (Ohio State University, US), Luis Mario Baraldo (University of Buenos Aires, Argentina), Alexis Ostrowski (Bowling Green State University, US), Frank Quina (University of São Paulo, Brazil), Michael Wasielewski (Northwestern University, US), Naomi Ginsberg (University of California, Berkeley, US) Jier Huang (Marquette University, US), Joseph Hupp (Northwestern University, US), Dongho Kim (Yonsei University, South Korea), Eric Vauthey (University of Geneva, Switzerland), Zhi-Heng Loh (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore), James Gardner (Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden), Henrik Ottosson (Uppsala University, Sweden), Igor Alabugin (Florida State University, US), Malcom Forbes (Bowling Green State University, US). In addition, the two chairs also decided to give several doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows the opportunity to talk at the meeting. It was not an easy task for the jury to select three short talk awardees - Marija Zoric (University of Illinois at Chicago), Steven Sartor (University of Colorado at Boulder) and Victor Gray (Chalmers University of Technology).

The meeting was very interactive and with a lively discussion after each talk, sometimes to the point that it was hard to stay on time. The science presented was extremely high-level, and many participants expressed a desire to come back in two years. The meeting also brought together scientists that typically don’t come together at other, more focused meetings and conferences and many new collaborations were discussed. The meeting is unique in its breadth of the scope and the participants it attracts. It does fill a need in the photochemistry community.

Things to improve for the next meeting include increasing the number of female speakers and session chairs, increasing the number participants, and increase the amount of sponsorship.   

The meeting was expertly organized and supported by Fusion Conferences, Ltd.

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Synopsis

The conference will focus on the frontiers (or cutting-edge) of research in the photochemical sciences. Topics to be discussed are:

  • Spintronics
  • Photon Fusion/Singlet Fission
  • Perovskites
  • Energy Transfer within Metal Organic Frameworks
  • Photo-acids/photo-bases and photo-proton transport

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Target Audience

Scientists working in the broad field of photochemical sciences will be interested in the conference. This may include those from academia, national laboratories, research institutes, and/or related industries. We expect a good mix of both young, emerging chemists and established leaders in the field. Additionally, efforts will be undertaken to provide representation across Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

Learning Objectives

  1. Introduce the newest advances (discovery, approaches, etc) in the field of photochemistry through presentations (oral and poster) and lively discussion.
  2. Develop a deeper understanding of photochemical principles, current research challenges, and the future of the field.
  3. Provide an environment for cross-talk between photochemical disciplines and to promote collaborations.

Student Offer

Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity for students! Register an academic at the standard rate of $1,798.00 and bring a student for only $745. Unfortunately, Postdocs are not eligible. Both registration packages include; accommodation for the 18th, 19th, 20th February 2018 (on a shared basis for students, note guest rooms are open plan) and a 24hour all-inclusive food and beverage package for the conference period. Once you have registered and paid in full, please contact Meredith Willmott (Meredith@fusion-conferences.com) to obtain a special registration link for your student.

Confirmed Invited Speakers 

Shane Ardo (University of California Irvine)
PROTONIC SOLAR CELLS BY DYE SENSITIZATION OF PASSIVE ION-EXCHANGE MEMBRANES WITH PHOTOACIDS

Luis Mario Baraldo (University of Buenos Aires)
EXCITED-STATE DYNAMICS IN CYANIDE-BRIDGED RUTHENIUM POLYPYRIDINES

Curtis Berlinguette (The University of British Columbia)
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THREE NOBEL PRIZES FOR ELECTRON TRANSFER

Felix N. Castellano (North Carolina State University)

Jennifer Dionne (Stanford University)
INSIDE OUT: VISUALIZING PLASMONICALLY-POWERED PHOTOCHEMICAL PROCESSES WITHIN INDIVIDUAL NANOSTRUCTURES

Matthew Fuchter (Imperial College London)
AZOHETEROARENES: NOVEL PHOTOSWITCHES WITH TUNABLE PROPERTIES AND MULTIPLE FUNCTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

James Gardner (KTH Royal Institute of Technology)

Naomi S. Ginsberg (University of California, Berkeley)

Ksenija Glusac (University of Illinois at Chicago/Argonne)
METAL-FREE MODELS FOR OXYGEN EVOLUTION AND REDUCTION CATALYSIS

Jier Huang (Marquette University)
IN SITU PROBES OF ACTIVE SPECIES IN METAL ORGANIC FRAMEWORK PHOTOCATALYSTS

Joseph T. Hupp (Northwestern University)
USING LIGHT TO MOVE EXCITONS, ELECTRONS, HOLES, AND IONS THROUGH MOFS AND MOF-SUPPORTED CATALYSTS

Prashant K. Jain (University of Illinois)
CARBON DIOXIDE TO HYDROCARBON CONVERSION ON PLASMONIC CATALYSTS

Dongho Kim (Yonsei University)
CHARACTERIZATION OF EXCITON DYNAMICS IN FUNCTIONAL Π-ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

Zhi-Heng Loh (Nanyang Technological University)

James McCusker (Michigan State University)

Alexis Ostrowski (Bowling Green State University)
HARNESSING PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOPHYSICS OF METAL COMPLEXES FOR RESPONSIVE MATERIALS

Henrik Ottosson (Uppsala University)
PUTTING BAIRD'S RULE ON EXCITED STATE AROMATICITY AND ANTIAROMATICITY INTO ACTION

Frank Quina (University of São Paulo)
EXCITED STATE PROTON TRANSFER DYNAMICS OF NATURAL PLANT PIGMENTS

Jeffrey Rack (The University of New Mexico)
ISOMERIZATION IN PHOTOCHROMIC RUTHENIUM COMPLEXES

Claudia Turro (The Ohio State University)
NEW RU(III) COMPLEXES WITH EXTENDED RED ABSORPTION FOR PHOTOINDUCED DRUG DELIVERY

Eric Vauthey (University of Geneva)
SYMMETRY-BREAKING CHARGE TRANSFER IN THE EXCITED STATE

Michael R. Wasielewski (Northwestern University)

Julia A. Weinstein (The University of Sheffield)
TOWARDS DIRECTING PHOTOINDUCED ELECTRON TRANSFER IN DONOR-BRIDGE-ACCEPTOR ASSEMBLIES WITH BOND-SPECIFIC IR-EXCITATION

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Speakers

Invited Speakers

Matthew Fuchter

Reader in Chemistry, Imperial College London

Alexis Ostrowski

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry-Bowling Green State University

Jennifer Dionne

Associate Professor , Stanford University

Henrik Ottosson

Assoc. Prof., Uppsala University

Claudia Turro

Professor, The Ohio State University

Julia Weinstein

Professor, The University of Sheffield

Eric Vauthey

Professor, University of Geneva

Joseph Hupp

Professor, Northwestern University

Jier Huang

Assistent Professor, Marquette University

Zhi-Heng Loh

Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University

James Gardner

Associate Professor, KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Felix Castellano

Professor, North Carolina State University

Naomi Ginsberg

Professor, Univ.of California at Berkeley

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Programme

SUNDAY 18TH FEBRUARY 2018

14:00 – 14:45

Registration & Reception

14:00 – 14:45

Group Welcome Lunch
*Kalmia Buffet Restaurant*

14:45 – 15:00

Opening Comments

Excited State Chemistry – Charge Transfer and Catalysis
Session Chair: James Gardner

15:00 – 15:30

Shane Ardo
University of California, Irvine

PROTONIC SOLAR CELLS BY DYE SENSITIZATION OF PASSIVE ION-EXCHANGE MEMBRANES WITH PHOTOACIDS

15:30 – 15:45

Christoph Kaiser
Goethe Universität Frankfurt

A PYRIDIN-SPIROPYRAN DERIVATIVE AS PERSISTENT, REVERSIBLE PHOTOACID IN WATER

15:45 – 16:15

Julia Weinstein
The University of Sheffield

TOWARDS DIRECTING PHOTOINDUCED ELECTRON TRANSFER IN DONOR-BRIDGE-ACCEPTOR ASSEMBLIES WITH BOND-SPECIFIC IR-EXCITATION

16:15 – 16:45  

Refreshment Break

16:45 – 17:15

Ksenija Glusac
University of Illinois at Chicago/Argonne

METAL-FREE MODELS FOR OXYGEN EVOLUTION AND REDUCTION CATALYSIS

17:15 – 17:45

Prashant Jain
University of Illinois

CARBON DIOXIDE TO HYDROCARBON CONVERSION ON PLASMONIC CATALYSTS

17:45 – 18:00  

Stefan Ilic
University of Illinois at Chicago

UTILIZING NAD+/NADH ANALOGS FOR FUEL FORMING PHOTOREDUCTIONS

18:00 – 18:30

Oliver Wenger
University of Basel

PROTON-COUPLED ELECTRON TRANSFER REACTIONS FOR LIGHT-DRIVEN ACCUMULATION OF REDOX EQUIVALENTS

18:30 – 18:45

Alfredo Angeles-Boza
University of Connecticut

A CHANGE OF SKIN: ANALYSIS OF C-13 KIES IN CO2 REDUCTION REACTIONS

18:45 – 19:00

Steven Sartor
University of Colorado at Boulder

A TALE OF TWO CTS: EXPLOITING CHARGE TRANSFER STATES FOR MAXIMIZING INTERSYSTEM CROSSING YIELDS IN ORGANIC PHOTOREDOX CATALYSTS

19:00 – 19:15

Chern-Hooi Lim
Colorado State University

VISIBLE LIGHT-DRIVEN SYNTHESIS WITH ORGANOCATALYZED PHOTOREDOX CATALYSIS AND INTERMOLECULAR CHARGE TRANSFER

19:15

Dinner at Leisure

MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2018

07:00 – 08:30

Breakfast
*Kalmia Buffet Restaurant*

Photophysics of Photoswitches, and Photon Upconversion Materials
Session Chair: Alexis Ostrowski

08:30 – 09:00

Matthew Fuchter
Imperial College London

AZOHETEROARENES: NOVEL PHOTOSWITCHES WITH TUNABLE PROPERTIES AND MULTIPLE FUNCTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

09:00 – 09:30

Jeffrey Rack
University of New Mexico

ISOMERIZATION IN PHOTOCHROMIC RUTHENIUM COMPLEXES

09:30 – 10:00

Felix Castellano
North Carolina State University

PHOTOCHEMICAL UPCONVERSION WITH MLCT PHOTOSENSITIZERS

10:00 – 10:30

Refreshment Break and Group Photo

10:30 – 11:00

Curtis Berlinguette
University of British Columbia

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THREE NOBEL PRIZES FOR ELECTRON TRANSFER

11:00 – 11:15

Victor Gray
Chalmers University of Technology

TOWARDS INTRA-MOLECULAR TRIPLET-TRIPLET ANNIHILATION IN SUPRAMOLECULAR STRUCTURES

11:15 – 11:30

Joseph Cardon
University of California

PROGRESS TOWARDS TWO-ELECTRON TRANSFER CATALYSIS IN DYE SENSITIZED SOLAR CELLS

11:30 – 16:30

Lunch at Leisure & Free Time

12:40 – 15:45

Group Trip: Snorkeling (signups required in advance)

Excited State Processes in Supramolecular Systems
Session Chair: Jier Huang

16:30 – 16:45

Ronaldo Barros Orfão Junior
Universidade Federal do ABC

SUBSTITUENT AND ENVIRONMENT EFFECTS ON THE EXCITED STATE INTRAMOLECULAR PROTON TRANSFER FOR IMIDAZOLYL-PHENOLIC DERIVATIVES

16:45 – 17:00

Marija Zoric

University of Illinois at Chicago

THE O–O BOND FORMATION IN METAL-FREE SYSTEMS: COVALENTLY-LINKED XANTHENOL DIMERS AND THEIR OXIDATIVE BEHAVIOR

17:00 – 17:30

Claudia Turro
Ohio State University

NEW COMPLEXES WITH EXTENDED RED ABSORPTION FOR PHOTOINDUCED DRUG DELIVERY

17:30 – 18:00

Refreshment Break

18:00 – 18:30

Luis Mario Baraldo
University of Buenos Aires

EXCITED-STATE DYNAMICS IN CYANIDE-BRIDGED RUTHENIUM POLYPYRIDINES

18:30 – 19:00

Alexis Ostrowski
Bowling Green State University

HARNESSING PHOTOCHEMISTRY AND PHOTOPHYSICS OF METAL COMPLEXES FOR RESPONSIVE MATERIALS

19:00 – 19:30

Frank Quina
University of São Paulo

EXCITED STATE PROTON TRANSFER DYNAMICS OF NATURAL PLANT PIGMENTS

19:30

Dinner at Leisure

TUESDAY 20TH FEBRUARY 2018

07:00 – 09:00

Breakfast
*Kalmia Buffet Restaurant*

Spin and Solar Energy
Session Chair: Shane Ardo

09:00 – 09:30

Michael Wasielewski
Northwestern University

SELF-ASSEMBLING ORGANIC NANOSTRUCTURES TARGETING SOLAR ENERGY CAPTURE

09:30 – 10:00

Maria Abrahamsson
Chalmers University of Technology

ENERGY AND CHARGE TRANSFER IN MOLECULAR MATERIALS FOR SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION

10:00 – 10:15

Eli Espinoza
University of California Riverside

DIPOLE MODULATION OF CHARGE TRANSFER IN ANTHRANILAMIDES

10:15 – 10:30  

Sangeeta Yadav
Uppsala University

TOWARDS HIGH-SPIN COMPOUNDS STABILIZED BY BAIRD-AROMATICITY

10:30 – 11:00

Naomi Ginsberg
University of California, Berkeley

DYNAMIC OPTICAL IMAGING OF ENERGY MIGRATION IN FUNCTIONAL MOLECULAR MATERIALS

11:00 – 16:00

Lunch at Leisure & Free Time

Energy Transfer and Catalysis in Macromolecular Systems
Session Chair: Julia Weinstein

16:00 – 16:30

Jier Huang
Marquette University

EXPLORING INTRINSIC PHOTOCATALYTIC PROPERTIES OF ZEOLITIC IMIDAZOLATE FRAMEWORKS

16:30 – 17:00

Amanda Morris
Virginia Tech

MECHANISTIC INSIGHT INTO ENERGY TRANSFER PROCESSES IN MOFS

17:00 – 17:30

Joseph Hupp
Northwestern University

USING LIGHT TO MOVE EXCITONS, ELECTRONS, HOLES, AND IONS THROUGH MOFS AND MOF-SUPPORTED CATALYSTS

17:30 – 18:00

Dongho Kim
Yonsei University

CHARACTERIZATION OF EXCITON DYNAMICS IN FUNCTIONAL Π-ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

18:00 – 18:15

Valtýr Freyr Hlynsson
Lund University

IRON COMPLEXES AS PROMISING PHOTOSENSITIZERS

18:15 – 19:00

Free Time

19:00

*Gala Dinner & Short Talk Awards*

WEDNESDAY 21ST FEBRUARY 2018

07:00 – 09:00

Breakfast
*Kalmia Buffet Restaurant*

Developments in Excited State Chemistry
Session Chairs: Maria Abrahamsson and Amanda Morris

09:00 – 09:30

Eric Vauthey
University of Geneva

SYMMETRY-BREAKING CHARGE TRANSFER IN THE EXCITED STATE

09:30 – 10:00

Zhi-Heng Loh
Nanyang Technological University

OBSERVATION OF AN EXCITONIC QUANTUM COHERENCE IN CDSE NANOCRYSTALS

10:00 – 10:30

James Gardner
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

LIGHT ABSORBING, HOLE TRANSPORTING RUII(BIPYRIDINE)32+ THIN FILMS: EXCITED STATE DYNAMICS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION

10:30 – 11:00

Refreshment Break

11:00 – 11:30

Henrik Ottosson
Uppsala University

PUTTING BAIRDS RULE ON EXCITED STATE AROMATICITY AND ANTIAROMATICITY INTO ACTION

11:30 – 11:45

Igor Alabugin
Florida State University

DISCOVERY OF THE MISSING C1−C5 CYCLOAROMATIZATION REACTION: HOW TO USE TRIPLET STATE ANTIAROMATICITY FOR MAKING FULVENES AND FORMALDEHYDE

11:45 – 12:15  

Malcolm Forbes
Bowling Green State University

NOT SO FREE RADICALS

12:15 – 12:30  

Closing Comments

 


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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Prices

Early Bird Full Price Additional Adult Additional Child Extra Night Adult Extra Night Child
Academic $1748 $1798 $626 $284 $292 $71
Industry $1748 $1798 $626 $284 $292 $71
Student $1490 $1540 $626 $284 $292 $71

All registration fees include 3 nights accomodation and meals during the conference period. Exact inclusions are details below.

Accompanying child fees and extra night child fees are applicable for children aged 5-12 years of age. Children aged 13 years and older are classified as an adult at this venue (Fiesta Americana Condesa). 

What's Included in our Registration Fees?

The Fiesta Americana Condesa, Cancun offers a 24hour all inclusive service. Our registration and additional adult/child fees are inclusive of the following;

- Accommodation for 3 Nights (18, 19 and 20 February 2018).
- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner – available at all restaurants according to operational hours or programmed events.
- International Bar available by the glass in restaurants and bars according to operational hours.
- Pool snacks and International Bar available by the glass at Pool Area.
- Minibar including: soft drinks, domestic beer, bottled water and coffee. Refreshed daily.
- 24 Hour Room Service.
- In Room amenity – Bottle of wine, per room, per stay.
- Gala Night Entry (includes an open bar).
- Complimentary WI-FI throughout the hotel.

Additional nights (per person) are inclusive of the following;

- Accommodation for 1 Night
- Lunch on day of arrival
- Dinner on day of arrival
- Breakfast on day of departure
- International bar available by the glass in restaurants and bars from lunch on day of arrival until breakfast on day of departure

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Venue

Fiesta Americana Condesa

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Address
Fiesta Americana Condesa, Blvd.Kukulkán km 16.5 Zona Hotelera, Cancun, 77500 Mexico
Nearest Airport
Cancun International Airport

This stylish hotel features contemporary Mexican architecture, including one of the largest and most impressive thatched-roof "palapas" in the entire country. There are cultural activities, arts and crafts and sports programs to keep you constantly entertained, plus time to relax and enjoy the Mayan culture, soak up the Caribbean sunshine and revel in the international ambiance that settles in after the sun goes down.

Throughout your stay delegates will enjoy a full meal plan, inclusive of beverages. Take your pick from the aromatic Asian delights at Kaumbu, traditional fare at El Mexicano, delicious international cuisine at Kalmia Buffet or perhaps sample the sumptuous Italian dishes at Rosato. There are also several other dining opportunities such as the Cevichería, Pizzeria, Sushi Corner, pool and lounge bar areas. The Gala Night with either a Mayan or Caribbean theme takes place on the third evening of the conference with a mouth-watering feast of local cuisine, an open bar and amazing local entertainment.  We welcome all delegates and their accompanying persons to the Gala Night – a truly fun filled night not to be missed!

Hotel Facilities

  • Lagoon Pool
  • Extensive Health Club and Spa
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms and throughout hotel and conference areas

The Fiesta Americana Condesa, Cancun is the 2015 Winner of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence and also received the Travellers Choice Award in 2014. 

The remains of ancient Mayan cities are scattered throughout the Yucatan Peninsula and no trip to Cancun would be complete without a visit to these majestic temples and pyramids set amongst lush tropical vegetation. We will be working very closely with a reputable tour company who will be organising trips to Tulum, Chichen Itza, Coba and Xcaret to name a few, some of which may require a full day. Full day excursions will be arranged pre or post conference and may be on an individual or group booking so we would recommend booking extra nights to extend your stay as early as possible to avoid disappointment should these excursions be of interest to you and/or your party. For further information please contact us.

Location

Cancun is a delightful combination of natural beauty, islands, ecological reserves and white sandy beaches. However, besides sun, sand and sea, this destination also offers an infinite variety of underwater activities to choose from: the diving, snorkelling and fishing here are outstanding and you will find an undersea world packed with tropical fish that live on the second largest barrier reef in the world. Sports enthusiasts might choose one of the many eco-tourism activities, such as cycling or hiking through the tropical forest or kayaking through mangroves, or something a little more adventuresome, like zip lining through the treetops.

Apart from the more well-known ancient Mayan archealogical sites such as Tulum, Cobá and Chichén Itzá you may like to visit the Aktun Chen caverns, voted one of the Top 10 underwater walks by National Geographic described as a truly magical experience.

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Transportation

Cancun International airport is just a short 20-minute journey from the Fiesta Americana Condesa and is easily accessible from almost every country in the world with many major international airlines providing direct or interconnecting flights on a daily basis.

Amstar are a reputable and trustworthy DMC based in Cancun. The Amstar team will be on hand to provide a seamless transfer service to and from Cancun International Airport. Amstar will manage and confirm all transportation bookings, therefore please contact them directly with any questions (see contact info below). To book a transfer, please do so via the online booking facility here.

Contact Name: Daniela Jiménez 
Contact Telephone: +52 (998) 881 9587 Ext. 4245 
Contact Email:  dajimene@amstardmc.com

Private Airport Transfers

Private Transportation prices to and from Cancun International Airport and to and from the Fiesta Americana Condesa hotel are as follows: 

Number of Passengers

Price (One Way, Per Vehicle)

Price (Return Trip, Per Vehicle)

1 - 3 Passengers plus luggage

$39.00 USD

$77.00 USD

4 - 7 Passenger plus luggage

$44.00 USD

$85.00 USD

8 - 10 Passengers plus luggage

$53.00 USD

$103.00 USD

Note: Prices do not include gratuity.

Includes:
- Private van with bilingual driver.
- Amenities on arrival (bottled water per person).

If your flight is delayed or your wait at immigration is more than 45 minutes, please contact Amstar as soon as you can to keep them updated with your situation. It’s important Amstar are informed of any delays as soon as you are made aware so the transfer can be rescheduled. Note: If you wish to cancel your transfer, please inform Amstar at least 72 hours in advance otherwise full cancellation charges will apply. If you fail to inform Amstar of any amendments to your travel schedule and consequently do not turn up at the date and time booked, full cancellation charges will apply for no shows.

Upon arrival at the airport, please exit the terminal building and look for ‘Fusion Conferences’ signage where a member of the Amstar team will greet you and escort you to the vehicle. For departures, please wait in the hotel lobby at your requested pick-up time where your driver will meet you.

For arrival transfers and round-trip transfers, payment has to be made online at the time of booking. For return transfers, payment can be made online at the time of booking or at the Amstar Transfers desk during the conference via card or cash (USD or MXN).

For frequently asked questions please take a look at the FAQ section on the Amstar website.

To make a booking with Amstar Transfers, please follow this link to access the online booking facility. If you have any questions for Amstar Transfers, please contact them directly.

Contact Name: Daniela Jiménez
Contact Telephone: +52 (998) 881 9587 Ext. 4245
Contact Email: dajimene@amstardmc.com 

IMPORTANT: PLEASE PRINT YOUR CONFIRMATION OR CONFIRMATION NUMBER AND BRING IT WITH YOU.

** Please note Fusion Conferences accept no responsibility for any bookings made with Amstar Transfers or any other transportation supplier **

Shared Shuttle Service

The Amstar Shuttle is a shared service with other Amstar guests and may include 3-4 stops before reaching the Fiesta Americana Condesa. This service operates for flights arriving at Cancun Airport between 7:00am - 17:00pm EST and for flights departing Cancun Airport between 7:00am - 18:00pm EST from the 07th February until 08th March 2018.

Shared Transportation prices to and from Cancun International Airport and to and from the Fiesta Americana Condesa hotel are as follows: 

Price (One Way, Per Person)

Price (Return Trip, Per Person)

$10.00 USD

$20.00 USD

Note: Prices do not include gratuity.

Includes:
- Shared transfer with non-group participants from nearby resorts.
- Just a few stops en route to the Fiesta Americana Condesa.
- Comfortable, fully air-conditioned vehicle.

Please note that the shared shuttle operates for flights arriving at Cancun Airport between 7:00am - 17:00pm EST and for flights departing Cancun Airport between 7:00am - 18:00pm EST. If your flight times fall outside of the shuttle schedule, you will need to opt for a private transfer.

Amstar will monitor your flight arrival information and adjust your pick-up time accordingly in the event of a delay. Should you change your inbound or outbound flight for any reason, please ensure you inform Amstar of the changes so they monitor the correct flight. Note: If you wish to cancel your place on the shuttle, please inform Amstar at least 72 hours in advance otherwise full cancellation charges will apply. Full cancellation charges will apply for no shows.

Upon arrival at the airport, please exit the terminal building and look for ‘Amstar’ signage where a member of the Amstar team will greet you and escort you to the vehicle. For departures, please wait in the hotel lobby at your requested pick-up time where your driver will meet you.

For arrival transfers and round-trip transfers, payment has to be made online at the time of booking. For return transfers, payment can be made online at the time of booking or at the Amstar Transfers desk during the conference via card or cash (USD or MXN).

For frequently asked questions please take a look at the FAQ section on the Amstar website.

To make a booking with Amstar Transfers, please follow this link to access the online booking facility. If you have any questions for Amstar Transfers, please contact them directly.

Contact Name: Daniela Jiménez
Contact Telephone: +52 (998) 881 9587 Ext. 4245
Contact Email:  dajimene@amstardmc.com

IMPORTANT: PLEASE PRINT YOUR CONFIRMATION OR CONFIRMATION NUMBER AND BRING IT WITH YOU.

** Please note Fusion Conferences accept no responsibility for any bookings made with Amstar Transfers or any other transportation supplier **

Taxis

If you do not wish to make a reservation in advance and would prefer to take a taxi upon arrival at the airport, or from the hotel, please check that the vehicle and driver are licensed and be vigilant at all times. If you are unsure about the driver or if the vehicle is unmarked, wait until another taxi becomes available or telephone Amstar to see if they can immediately send a car. 

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Local Activities

Details will be available at a later date.

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18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

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Group Activities

Snorkel Trip-  Monday 19th February 2018

Departing from Aquaworld marina we take you on a motor boat to Punta Nizuc reef area where you disembark to the floating platform. Here you adorn your snorkel gear and you’re ready to take the plunge and snorkel as long as you like in the crystal clear turquoise waters.

Price: $57.00 per person
Price: $36.00 per person (child 4-10 years)
*please note prices do not include gratuity.

Includes:

-Travel through the lagoon and mangrove channels
-Snorkel guided tours
-Full snorkel equipment with a new tube as a gift
-Beer, sodas and bottled water
-Docking fee

Itinerary for Monday 19th February 2018:

Walk to Aquaworld from hotel- 10/15 minutes (across the road from the hotel)
12:30 Walk to Aquaworld Marina from hotel
13:00 Boat trip from Aquaworld Marina
13:45 Snorkelling
15:00 Return boat trip from Snorkelling
15:45 Walk from Aquaworld Marina to hotel

*Minimum of 10 people required*

Please note that sign-ups are required by 15th January 2018, please contact Meredith@fusion-conferences.com if you’d like to participate. Payment for the trip is required pre- conference, more details will be provided after completing the signing up.

This is a non-refundable fee should you later change your mind and decide not to participate in the trip.

Chichen Itzá Group Tour – Thursday 22nd February 2018

Chichén Itzá, recently nominated one of the new 7th Wonders of the World. Chichén Itzá is located 125 miles West of Cancun about 2:15 hrs. It is the most visited archaeological site on the Peninsula, famed for its extraordinary architecture beauty.

Price: $140 per person

*please note prices do not include gratuity.

Includes:

-Air-conditioned vehicles
-Beverages on board: Soft drinks, water (Estimated: 5 drinks per person)
-Individual bags of dry snacks on board
-Official Tourism Guides English/Spanish
-Admission fee at Chichen Itza
-Reserved Area at the restaurant
-Buffet lunch (includes 2 beverages)
-Typical Regional dances during lunch (by local people – not professional at no additional cost)
-Signs for the vehicles
-T.I. Escorts
-Federal Tax

Note: All food and beverages a la carte is subject to 10% TI Administrative Fee

Itinerary for Thursday 22nd February 2018:

07:15 hrs. Pick at hotel
10:45 hrs. Visit the Suy Tun Ecotourism Center and the sacred Cenote.
12:15 hrs. Lunch at Suy Tun’s restaurant.
14:30 hrs. Chichen Itza’s guided tour.
17:45 hrs. Valladolid city stop.
19:00 hrs. Estimated arrival to the Hotel.

*Minimum of 5 people required*

Please note that sign-ups are required by 15th January 2018 please contact Meredith@fusion-conferences.com if you’d like to participate. Payment for the trip is required pre- conference, more details will be provided after completing the signing up.

This is a non-refundable fee should you later change your mind and decide not to participate in the trip.

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

Chairs

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Frontiers in Photochemistry Conference

18 Feb 2018 - 21 Feb 2018

Cancun, Mexico

Chairs

Oral Presenters

We have a number of oral opportunities available at this meeting. To be considered for a talk, please register for the conference and you will be able to submit your abstract online and monitor the status of your abstract through your Fusion account. Please use the abstract template provided and ensure your abstract is no longer than one page in length. Any abstracts exceeding this size may be cut short during print.

Please take note of the oral submission deadline:

15th Jan 2018

Please check the conference programme carefully to note your presentation time (inclusive of Q&A) should you be accepted for an oral presentation. We recommend you check our website regularly as the conference approaches. Regular programme updates will be released under the ‘Programme’ tab on the conference page.

Your Presentation on the Day

If you have prepared some slides to accompany your talk please ensure you bring these with you on a USB or portable file saving device.

For those presenting on the first day, please email your slides to us so we can have everything prepared and ready for the first session. Please email your slides to: admin@fusion-conferences.com

On the day of your presentation please make yourself known to the AV team who will be available in the conference room. If you have any animations or videos we do advise to run through the presentation with the AV tech to make sure everything is compatible. We also advise that all speakers make themselves known to the AV tech in the conference room immediately before your session beings. The AV tech will apply your microphone and provide a laser pointer should you have an accompanying presentation. We prefer speakers to use our master laptop to run presentations from, however, if you prefer to use your own laptop, please notify us in advance.

It is important that all speakers adhere to their presentation time and respect their fellow presenters. A visual traffic light aide will be available to warn presenters and the audience as your time decreases.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to approach our AV tech or a member of the Fusion team.

Helpful Tips for Presentation Slides

Aspect Ratio: On Screen Show (16:9) and in Landscape Orientation.
Font Size: Minimum font size used should be 24pt. 
File Type: Please save your presentation in PPT or PPTS format. 
Video Clips: Please save these separately and do not build them into the PowerPoint. Videos will be played via the AV control desk using the master laptop.

2018 Photochemistry Short Talk Prizes

The conference chairs will be awarding 3 short talk prizes for the best presentation. To be in with a chance of winning, submit your abstract by 15 Jan 2018. The winners will be announced at the gala dinner and the following prizes will be awarded: 1st Place $350, 2nd Place $250, 3rd Place $150.

Download Abstract Template

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