The 45th Inorganic Discussion Weekend will be held at the University of Ottawa, just minutes from Parliament Hill and other historic sites, from Friday, November 2 – Sunday, November 4, 2012.


Thank you all for making the IDW2012 conference a success.  Click here for more pictures from the event.


This year’s invited speakers are:

  •  Christopher C. Cummins, Professor of Chemistry at MIT
  • François P. Gabbaï, Professor of Chemistry at Texas A&M
  • Jerzy Klosin, Ph.D., Research Leader with the Dow Chemical Company

Click here for more detailed information about our invited speakers.

Early registration deadline: October 19th, 2012.  Only the first 225 registrants can attend the banquet due to room restrictions.  Click here for the registration details.

Abstract deadline: October 24th, 2012.  Click here for abstract submission details.  Poster boards will be 4′x4′, size your posters accordingly!


To inquire about the conference please contact us at idw2012uottawa@gmail.com.

All inquiries about oral presentations please contact Prof. D. Richeson (darrin@uottawa.ca) and all inquiries about poster presentations please contact Prof. J. Brusso (jbrusso@uottawa.ca).



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