Program & Abstracts

9th August (Tuesday) Auditorio C, Edificio Mario Laserna (Carrera 1E 19A-40)
09:00-09:30Wolfram Baumann & José L. VillavecesWelcome words
09:30-10:30 Alan J. Rocke What did ‘Theory’ mean to nineteenth-century chemists?
10:30-11:00Coffee break 
11:00-11:30Waldmir Araujo-Neto
The symbolic forms of structure representation in chemistry
11:30-12:00 Farzad Mahootian Chemical metaphor in the culture of science
12:00-12:30 W. H. Eugen Schwarz Descriptive and explicative mathematical models - aims of reduction of chemistry

14:30-15:30Joachim SchummerUnderstanding through making: From synthetic chemistry to synthetic biology
15:30-16:00Coffee break 
16:00-17:30 Panel discussionChemical substance

10th August (Wednesday) Auditorio C, Edificio Mario Laserna (Carrera 1E 19A-40)
09:00-10:00Rom Harré
Molecules and mereology
 10:00-10:30 Klaus Ruthenberg Stoichiometry in more than three dimensions
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-11:30Lucía Lewowicz & Olimpia LombardiStuff versus individuals
11:30-12:00José A. ChamizoAbout technochemistry
 12:00-12:30 Pieter Thyssen Group theory and the periodic law

14:30-15:00Andrés BernalAnother take on the Structure-Activity Relationship
 15:00-15:30 Guillermo RestrepoA Macondian society of chemical substances
 15:30-17:30 Book presentation, cocktailHistoria y filosofía de la química, aportes para la enseñanza

11st August (Thursday) Auditorio C, Edificio Mario Laserna (Carrera 1E 19A-40)
09:00-10:00Eric Scerri
A tale of seven elements
 10:00-10:30 Juan C. Martínez On the intertheoretical relationships: the electron pair of G.N Lewis and the VSEPR model
10:30-11:00Coffee break
11:00-11:30Julio A. Gutiérrez
The periodic table, mathematical function and bridge with quantum mechanics
11:30-12:00Marcos A. P. Ribeiro
Proposal for integration of the philosophy of chemistry in the curriculum and teaching of chemistry
 12:00-12:30 Fredy R. Garay Theoretical entities or unobservable entities; discussions to increase the field of philosophy of chemistry

14:30-15:30José L. Villaveces
To be announced
15:30-16:00Coffee break
16:00-17:00ISPC meetingDiscussion of the society, open to all attendants
 17:00-17:30 Guillermo Restrepo & José L. Villaveces Concluding remarks