Event Details

Event: Bernal Symposium on Protein Crystallization

Date: September 3-4, 2007

Venue: William Jefferson Clinton Auditorium, UCD

The 2007 annual BACG conference, which will be a joint meeting with the Irish Association for Crystal Growth (IACG), will be held at University College Dublin, Ireland, from Monday 3rd September to Tuesday 4th September.

A special symposium on protein crystallization will be held during the meeting in honour of J.D. Bernal. The Conference will include the BACG Annual General Meeting and Annual Lecture and the BACG Young Scientist award, plenary presentations and both invited and contributed papers.

Conference chair
The conference chair for the BACG/IACG 2007 meeting is Dr Brian Glennon, School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland email: iacg@ucd.ie

Conference secretariat and fees
Conference Secretariat,
CPD Unit,
Faculty of Engineering,
c/o Civil Engineering Rm 209,
University of Leeds,
Leeds, LS2 9JT,
email: cpd@engineering.leeds.ac.uk

Conference registration:
€300 / £200 (before 1 August, 2007)
Late registration: €350 / £240
Student registration: €100 / £70

Call for papers
Abstracts for poster presentations are welcome for submission. However, the final decision will be made by the conference committee. Abstracts should be submitted electronically to the Conference chairman for consideration. Accepted abstracts will be included in the conference proceedings.

Conference location
The conference will be held in the Belfield campus of University College Dublin, located on the southside of the city of Dublin. Dublin is easily accessible from most regional airports in the UK and Europe.
Details on the location can be found at http://www.ucd.ie/visitors.htm
Information on Dublin can be found at http://www.visitdublin.com and http://www.dublin.ie

The UCD Belfield campus is well served by a wide range of hotel and guesthouse accommodation. The UCD Belfield campus is a 5 minute walk from the Jurys Montrose Hotel (http://www.jurys-dublin-hotels.com), 10 minutes from the Radisson SAS St Helen's Hotel (http://www.radisson.com) and 15 minutes from the Stillorgan Park Hotel (www.stillorganpark.com). While these hotels offer UCD rates, their internet rates are invariably better. Other hotel accommodation is available nearer to the city centre.

Industrial Exhibition
An Industrial Exhibition will be held in conjunction with the conference. Organisations involved in areas associated with the overall theme of the meeting wishing to display equipment, instrumentation, products etc are invited to participate. Further details can be obtained from the conference chairman.

Download the poster and full programme for the symposium (pdf)

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