8th Ferrocene Colloquium

February 17th to 19th 2010
Bochum, Germany


This meeting will explore all aspects of organometallic chemistry with a special focus on

  • Metallocene chemistry
  • Sandwich compounds - Synthesis, structures and applications
  • Medicinal chemistry of organometallic complexes
  • Applications of organometallic complexes in catalysis and material sciences

Invited Speakers

  • Prof. Dr. Ian Fairlamb (Department of Chemistry, University of York, UK)
  • Prof. Dr. Todd B. Marder (Department of Chemistry, Durham University, UK)
  • Dr. Patrick McGowan (School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, UK)

Registration & Abstracts

Registration and additional information available here.

Key Dates

31.01.2010 Abstract Submission and Registration Deadline (no further submissions for posters or oral presentations will be accepted)

10.02.2010 Book of abstracts now available as PDF

early 2011 The 9th Ferrocene Colloquium will be organized by the group of Prof. Dr. Heinrich Lang at the Technical University at Chemnitz


Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum, Germany

Mensa, Bistro-Ebene



  • DFG FOR 630 Biological function of organometallic compounds

  • Research Department Interfacial Systems Chemistry