1989: The Reactive Polymer

Tuesday, 25th April

Functional Polymers
09:10 Professor Otto Vogl (Polytechnic University, Brooklyn, NY)
"Macromolecular Design of Functional Polymers"
10:50 Professor J P Kennedy (University of Akron)
"Reactive polymers by Novel Carbocationic Techniques"
12:10 Professor S Gandini (Ecole Francaise de Papeterle)
"Functionalized Polymers and Oligomers via Furan Chemistry"
17:00 Dr H. Widdecke (Technical University of Braunschweig)
"Design and Application of Polymer Acid Catalysts"
18:00 Dr. W.E. Lindsell (Heriot-Watt University)
"Synthesis and Characterisation of Telechelic Butadiene Oligomers"
18:30 Dr. J.R. Ebdon (University of Lancaster)
"Synthesis of Telechelic Oligomers by the Controlled Cleavage of Copolymers"

Wednesday, 26th April

Block and Graft Copolymers
09:10 Professor P. Rempp (Institut Charles Sadron CNRS)
"Macromonomers: Synthesis, Characterisation and Graft Copolymer Formation"
10:50 Professor F. Schue (Universite des Science et Technique du Langedoc)
"Synthesis of Block Copolymers by Transformation Reactions in Polymerisation Systems"
12:00 Professor R Jerome (Universite de Liege)
"Block Copolymers: A Universal Tool in the Control of Polyumeer Surfaces and Interfaces"
New Chemistry
17:00 Dr J.W. Verbicky (General Electric R&D Centre, Schenectady)
"Synthesis and Polymerisation of Very large Ring Oligomers"
18:00 Dr. W.A. MacDonald (ICI, Wilton)
"Non Aqueous Dispersion Polymerisation as a Route to High Performance Polymers"

Thursday, 27th April

The Liverpool Connection
09:00 Professor D.C. Sherrington (University of Strathclyde)
"Structure and Design of Polymer Supported Reactive Species"
10:50 Professor R. Epton (The Polytechnic, Wolverhampton)
"Innovation and Perspectives in Polymer Supported Bio-Oligomer and Biopolymer Systems"
12:00 Dr. M. Huglin (Salford University)
"Reactivity in Polymeric Hydrogel Systems"
17:00 Professor A.M. North (Asian Institute of Technology), Professor A.D. Ledwith (Pilkington) and Dr. Richard Jonston (Gillette)
"Reflections on work in Liverpool"

The conference was held at Moretonhampstead
Tuesday, 25th April - Thursday, 27th April 1989


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