Event Name Bruker OpenLab Côte d'Ivoire
Start Date 22nd Mar 2018
End Date 31st Mar 2018
Duration 9 days and 23 hours


Partner of IUCr and UNESCO for OpenLab Côte d'Ivoire: Bruker


Other sponsors: Universite Hoouphoet Boigny, ECA, ACA, AsCA, LACA, Université de Lorraine

U. Abidjan Venue: Laboratoire de Cristallographie et Physique Moleculaire, Felix Houphoet Boigny University, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Date: 22-31 March 2018


Inauguration of Bruker diffractometers

22 March 2018

08:00-09:00 Registration of participants

09:00-12:15 Welcome speeches
09:00-09:30 Mayor of the town of Cocody (tbc)
09:30-09:45 Abodou Jules TENON, President of the organizing committee
09:45-10:00 Touré SIAKA - Histoire de la Cristallographie en Côte d’Ivoire
10:00-10:15 Abou KARAMOKO, President of the University Felix Houphoet Boigny
10:15-10:30 Dan SHECHTMAN, Nobel prize in chemistry
10:30-10:45 Claude LECOMTE, Chairman of the IUCr Crystallography in Africa Initiative
10:45-11:00 Sven LIDIN, President of the IUCr
11:00-11:15 Martiale ZEBAZE KANA, Chief of Section for Capacity Building in Science and Engineering of UNESCO
11:15-11:30 Pascal MOLIN, Bruker (Donor of the Diffractometers)
11:30-11:45 Ramata BAKAYOKO-LY, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research
11:45-12:15 Ignas TONLE and Robert KINGSFORD ADOBAH, Chairmen of PCCr1 and PCCr2

12:15-15:00 Inauguration of the diffractometers + Lunch + AfCA discussion (Chair: A. Roodt)

15:00-18:45 Scientific Session
15:00-16:00 Dan SHECHTMAN Quasi-Periodic Materials: a paradigm shift in crystallography
16:00-16:45 Alesia BACCHI Molecules and Models: The role of crystallography in chemical vision and education
16:45-17:15 Coffee break
17:15-18:00 Andreas ROODT Expanding diagnostic nuclear medicine: some perspectives
18:00-18:45 Richard GARRATT Protein crystallography in Brazil: a story of synchrotron and tropical diseases

23 March 2018

09:00-09:45 Sven LIDIN Modulated intermetallics
09:45-10:30 Delia A. HAYNES Solid-state behaviour of a series of organic zwitterions
10:30-11:00 Coffe break
11:00-11:45 Hervé CAILLEAU Real-time Ultrafast Crystallography

11:45-12:45 Lunch + AfCA discussion (Chair: A. Roodt)

14:00-14:45 Eugène MÉGNASSAN RX Structural Information and conception of Molecules
14:45-15:30 Sylvain RAVY Crystallography  and solid state physics
15:30-16:15 Simon CONNELL The African Light Source (AfLS): towards a brighter future
16:15-16:45 Coffe break
16:45-17:15 Martiale ZEBAZE KANA Overview of Materials characterization with emphasis on thin films
17:15-17:45 Claude LECOMTE Electron density studies: an overview
17:45-18:15 Michele ZEMA In situ and in operando crystallography
18:15-18:45 Pascal MOLIN Development of Instrumentation in Africa

IUCr-UNESCO Bruker OpenLab

26 March 2018

08:00-09:00 Welcome and organization (IUCr, UNESCO, ICSU)
09:00-11:00 Crystallography of inorganic materials and minerals: an overview (Michele Zema)
11:00-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-13:15 Crystallography of organic materials: an overview (Alessia Bacchi)
13:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-16:00 Crystal lattices and Point group symmetry (Claude Lecomte)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-18:00 Introduction to wave theory and Fourier transform (Claude Lecomte)
18:00-19:00 Exercises on point group and crystallographic calculus

27 March 2018

09:00-10:30 Space groups (Claude Lecomte)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:15 International Tables Vol. A (Claude Lecomte)
12:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-16:00 X-ray scattering (Claude Lecomte)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:30 X-ray Diffraction I: Laue equations and Bragg law (Claude Lecomte)
17:30-19:00 Exercises on international tables and space groups (Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif)

28 March 2018

09:00-10:30 X-ray Diffraction II: Structure factors, electron density and thermal motion (Claude Lecomte, Florence Porcher)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:15 Flowchart: crystal structure from the crystal to the CIF file (El-Eulmi Bendeif)
12:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-16:00 Presentation of diffractometers: X-ray tube, goniometer and detector (Pascal Molin, Abodou Jules Tenon)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-19:00 Selecting a crystal and grinding a powder; collection of X-ray diffraction images (Pascal Molin, Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif, Abodou Jules Tenon, Y. Bibila, Claude Lecomte)

29 March 2018

09:00-10:30 Data collection methods (Pascal Molin, Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif)
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-12:15 Data reduction (Pascal Molin, Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif)
12:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-19:00 Practical work on diffractometers (Pascal Molin, Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif, Abodou Jules Tenon, Y. Bibila, Claude Lecomte)

30 March 2018

09:00-11:00 Crystal structure determination and refinement I (Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif)
11:00-11:15 Coffee break
11:15-12:30 Crystal structure determination and refinement II (Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif)
12:15-14:15 Lunch
14:15-19:00 Practical work on diffractometers (Pascal Molin, Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif, Abodou Jules Tenon, Y. Bibila, Claude Lecomte)

31 March 2018

09:00-10:30 Powder diffraction and applications (Florence Porcher)
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-12:30 Crystallographic Databases (El-Eulmi Bendeif)
12:15-14:15 Lunch
14:00-18:00 Practical work on diffractometers and databases (Pascal Molin, Florence Porcher, El-Eulmi Bendeif, Abodou Jules Tenon, Y. Bibila, Claude Lecomte)
18:00-19:00 Final discussion and closing ceremony
19:30 DINNER



Prof. Abodou Jules TENON, Université Felix Houphoet Boigny, Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Prof. Claude LECOMTE, Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France



Location Abidjan
Cote d'Ivoire
Contact Prof. Jules Abodou Tenon
URL https://www.lacpmci.com
Category openlabs