Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds

, Volume 50, Issue 10, pp 1510–1514 | Cite as

Tradition of Balticum Organicum Syntheticum

  • E. Butkus

The biannual scientific meetings known as Balticum Organicum Syntheticum(BOS) are among the most highly regarded not only in the Baltics, but throughout Europe. In 2014, BOS took place in Vilnius after the previous one held in Tallinn. The original idea has been to share the venue of BOS among the three Baltic States, and this year, returning to Vilnius, the conference witnessed the further fulfilment of this vision. BOS conferences are well known for attracting top speakers from academia and industry who present the most exciting topics of the day and for fostering open discussions. The listing of lecturers features many famous names in organic chemistry, including a total of 6 Nobel Laureates in the eight BOS meetings so far. At BOS-2014, approximately 250 participants, among them many PhD students, enjoyed high level talks by 18 speakers, viewed poster sessions, and engaged in informal discussions. The posters were evaluated by a scientific committee, and awards from Thieme Verlag...


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Butkus
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  1. 1.Vilnius UniversityVilniusLithuania

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