European Symposium on Organic Reactivity
A biennial conference series

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The ESOR series is a string of biennial events that are hosted in different European cities. The conference series started in Paris in 1987 and it has been held every second year ever since: in Padova, Italy (1989), Göteborg, Sweden (1991), Newcastle, UK (1993), Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1995), Louvain la Neuve, Belgium (1997), Ulm, Germany (1999), Cavtat (Dubrovnik), Croatia (2001), Oslo, Norway (2003), Rome, Italy (2005), Faro, Portugal (2007), Haifa, Israel, (2009), Tartu, Estonia (2011), Prague, Czech Republic (2013), Kiel, Germany (2015), Durham, UK (2017), and Dubrovnik, Croatia (2019).

The ESOR series of conferences highlights the most recent results in organic reactivity. The ESOR Symposia are dedicated to fundamental research in reaction mechanisms, theory of molecular reactivity, molecular machines, functional molecules, supramolecular chemistry, photochemistry, systems chemistry, surface and interface chemistry. Experimental as well as theoretical contributions are welcomed with a particular preference for multidisciplinary approaches.

The program usually includes plenary and invited lectures, oral presentations, poster presentations, and an exhibition.

Warm regards and best wishes

Rainer Herges
Chairman of the ESOR Standing Commitee