—19th Winter Fluorine Conference “” The 19th Biennial Winter Fluorine Conference, sponsored by the ACS Division of Fluorine Chemistry, will be held at the TradeWinds Island Grand Resort in St. Pete Beach, Fla., on Jan. 11–16, 2009. The conference, which has the theme "Fabulous Future with Fluorine," will feature invited plenary and oral presentations as well as contributed papers and posters by fluorine chemists from around the world. The conference will highlight different aspects of modern fluorine chemistry, such as fluoroorganic synthetic methods, inorganic and theoretical fluorine chemistry, fluorine in biological chemistry, industrial fluorine chemistry, and fluorine in polymers and energy research. In addition, a special symposium entitled "Fluorine in Medicines" will consist of presentations from pharmaceutical industry research labs on the importance of fluorine in pharmaceuticals.
November 24, 2008