Programme

Monday, 8 October 2018

09:00 – 09:45

Welcome Coffee

09:45 – 10:15

Welcome Session: Chairperson Ioannis Thanopulos

Speakers Attila G. Császár, Martin Quack, Ioannis Thanopulos, Constantinos G. Vayenas, Anthony Kounadis, President of the Academy of Athens

Session 1, Chairperson Martin Quack

10:15 – 11:00

L1 Hans Jakob Wörner

Probing chiral dynamics on femtosecond and attosecond time scales

11:00 – 11:45

L2 Jürgen Stohner

Small Chiral Molecules for the Investigation of Chiroptical Properties

11:45 – 12:30

L3 Lionel Poisson

Ultrafast relaxation dynamics of isolated diarylethenes

12:30 – 13:15

L4 Majed Chergui

Electronic and nuclear dynamics in molecular systems

13:15 – 15:00

Lunch Break and Posters

Session 2, Chairperson Ioannis Thanopulos

15:00 – 15:45

L5 Stefan Willitsch

Studies of chemical kinetics and dynamics with cold and controlled molecules

15:45 – 16:30

L6 Johannes Deiglmayr

Cold ion-molecule chemistry within the orbit of a Rydberg electron

16:30 – 17:00

Coffee Break

Session 3, Chairperson Attila G. Császár

17:00 – 17:45

L7 Nicolina Pop

Dissociative recombination and vibrational excitation of molecular cations with electrons: Application to H2+, HD+, H3+ and BeT+

17:45 – 18:30

L8 Octavio Roncero

Low temperature reactive collisions of polyatomic molecules: looking for an appropriate method including quantum effects

Session 4, Public Lecture, Chairperson Martin Quack

18:45 – 19:45

L9 Jürgen Troe

Electron attachment and detachment processes: practical and theoretical aspects

Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Session 5, Chairperson Stefan Willitsch

09:00 – 09:45

L10 Attila G. Császár

To tunnel or not to tunnel

09:45 – 10:30

L11 Jeremy O. Richardson

Ring-polymer instanton theory: a practical ab initio approach for simulating tunneling

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Session 6, Chairperson Rita Prosmiti

11:00 – 11:45

L12 Constantinos G. Vayenas

Electrons, positrons and neutrinos in rotational motion

11:45 – 12:30

L13 Edit Mátyus

Theoretical developments for precision spectroscopy

12:30 – 13:15

L14 Lauri Halonen

Recent advances in molecular dynamics simulations of a variety of formic acid systems

13:15 – 15:00

Lunch Break and Posters

Session 7, Chairperson Majdi Hochlaf

15:00 – 15:45

L15 Sonja Grubišić

Parameterization and validation of an accurate force-field for molecular dynamics simulations of organic and biomolecular systems

15:45 – 16:30

L16 Rita Prosmiti

Assessing guest-host interactions in clathrate hydrate systems

16:30 – 17:15

L17 Niels Engholm Henriksen

Laser-induced Quantum Control of Molecular Processes

17:15 – 18:00

L18 Csaba Fábri

Coherent inhibition and enhancement of tunneling in ammonia isotopomers

20:00 

Conference Dinner

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Session 8, Chairperson Constantinos G. Vayenas

09:00 – 09:45

L19 Nimrod Moiseyev

Quantum effects in cold molecular collisions from spatial polarization of electronic wave function

09:45 – 10:30

L20 Zlatko Bačić

Quantum Dynamics of Light Molecules Inside Fullerene Cages: Translation-Rotation Eigenstates, Spectroscopy, and Symmetry Breaking

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Session 9, Chairperson Zlatko Bačić

11:00 – 11:45

L21 Markus Koch

Ultrafast photoexcitation dynamics of atoms and molecules inside a quantum solvent

11:45 – 12:30

L22 Nađa Došlić

Assessing the Performance of Surface Hopping Methods

12:30 – 13:15

L23 Jiří Vaníček

On-the-fly ab initio semiclassical evaluation of time-resolved electronic spectra

13:15 – 15:00

Lunch Break

Session 10, Chairperson Nađa Došlić

15:00 – 15:45

L24 Majdi Hochlaf

Quantum tunneling dynamical behaviour on weakly bound complexes

15:45 – 16:30

L25 Felix Iacob

Analytic formula to fit ab initio calculated potential energy curves

16:30 – 17:00

Coffee Break

Session 11, Chairperson Ioannis Thanopulos

17:00 – 17:45

L26 Kaido Sillar

The importance of quantum effects in adsorption. Ab initio prediction of adsorption isotherms for small molecules in metal-organic frameworks (MOFs)

17:45 – 18:30

L27 Liudmil Antonov

Switching the proton transfer mechanism in 10-hydroxybenzo[h]quinolines by structural modifications

18:30 – 19:15

L28 Fabien Gatti

Joined experimental/theoretical study of the control of the ring opening in spiropyrane molecules: role of the quantum interferences

19:15 – 19:30

L29 Short Surprise Lecture

19:30 – 19:45

Closing Remarks by Martin Quack

20:00 

Informal Dinner