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29–31 August 2018 15th Materials Science School for Young Scientists & Symposium of 30th Anniversary of Nano Crystalline Soft Magnetic Alloys

Tohoku University, Japan

The KINKEN WAKATE 2018 will provide an opportunity to learn fundamentals of Nano Crystalline Soft Magnetic Materials and to exchange information on their own research among participants. We will have tutorial seminar given by well known scientists. We are also planning to have poster sessions from young researchers.

http://www.finemet-wakate2018.imr.tohoku.ac.jp/

5–7 October 2018 9th International Conference of the Hellenic Crystallographic Association (HECRA)

University of Patras, Greece

The 9th International Conference of the Hellenic Crystallographic Association (HECRA) will take place in October 5-7, 2018 at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras in Greece. The conference is co-organized by HECRA, the University of Patras, the Foundation for Research and Technology and Patras Science Park. The aim of this meeting is to promote and support research and education in the fields of crystallography and structure in Greece. The forthcoming conference will include plenaries and microsymposia dedicated to recent advances in CryoEM, XFELs, synchrotrons, spectroscopic methods and other related techniques for the study of materials, inorganics, small organics and biomacromolecules, emphasizing the progress of structural sciences in recent years.

https://sites.google.com/view/hecra2018/home

20–24 July 2018 68th Annual Meeting ACA

Toronto, Canada

The American Crystallographic Association is excited to announce the 68th Annual Meeting to be held from July 20 to 24, 2018, in beautiful downtown Toronto, Canada. The meeting will take place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel and will offer many opportunities to network, learn and collaborate with fellow scientists, students and professionals.

http://www.amercrystalassn.org/2018-meeting-homepage

22–27 July 2018 27th International Liquid Crystal Conference (ILCC2018)

Kyoto, Japan

The international Liquid Crystal Conferences have provided excellent opportunities for sharing new ideas, stimulating discussions, and exchange of information for researchers and engineers in the fields of liquid crystal science and technology since the first conference was held in Kent State University in 1965. In the ILCC2018, in addition to general sessions associated with the traditional liquid crystal science and technology, the scientific program committee provides special sessions which aim at promoting interchanges between researchers and engineers working in the field of liquid crystals and other related areas.

http://ilcc2018.org/

22–27 July 2018 22nd International Symposium of Fluorine Chemistry

Oxford, UK

Fluorine, a Multifaceted Element, has sparked the interest of chemists working in disciplines as diverse as synthesis, catalysis, material sciences, energy, agrochemical sciences, medical sciences and chemical biology. We are planning a range of symposia, plenary, keynote and invited speakers sessions disclosing some of the most recent and exciting advances made by world renowned scientists working in the field. The conference aims at covering fundamental and applied fluorine chemistry in the broadest sense, and will be hosted by the University of Oxford, one of the leading universities in the world. The symposium will take place in some of the most magnificent venues of the University with the opening ceremony in the Sheldonian Theatre, the scientific oral sessions in the Examination Schools, and the poster sessions in the Oxford University Museum of Natural History.

http://www.cvent.com/events/22nd-international-symposium-in-fluorine-chemistry/event-summary-f8a436c27193424194c874e5c1447a4d.aspx

22–27 July 2018 XAFS2018. 17th International Conference on X-ray Absorption Fine Structure

Kracow, Poland

The conference will be focused on recent advances in synchrotron radiation science and technology in the fields of physics, chemistry, materials science, biology and medicine. As the organizers, we will do our best to follow the XAFS tradition by inviting outstanding researchers as keynote lecturers, and by ensuring enough time for stimulated panel discussions. The meeting will be therefore very attractive for experienced researchers wishing to share and discuss novel ideas, and for young scientists alike. The latter will not only receive a unique opportunity to hear from the masters but also to discuss with them their current work and results, not to underestimate an opportunity to establish good scientific liaisons.

http://www.xafs2018.com/

23–27 July 2018 Joint Eighteenth International Conference on High Pressure Semiconductor Physics & Second International Workshop on High Pressure Study of Superconductors

Barcelona, Spain

The Eighteenth International Conference on High Pressure Semiconductor Physics (HPSP18) is a satellite of the International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors (ICPS 2018) to be held in Montpellier, France, during the first week of August. The International Workshop on High Pressure Study of Superconductors (WHS2) will merge with HPSP series for the second time in Barcelona, after the success of the first joint meeting in Tokyo in 2016. The aim of HPSP18&WHS2 is to bring together young and experienced researchers from different fields to meet during a single-session conference for the exchange of ideas, dissemination and discussion of their latest results in research areas dealing with the application of high pressure and other forms of stress to study both semiconductors and superconductors.

https://congresses.icmab.es/hpsp18-whs2/

28–29 July 2018 Biomineralization Across Disciplines: Integrating In Vivo, In Vitro and In Silico into an Overall View

Colby-Sawyer College,New London, NH, USA

The unraveling of biomineralization mechanisms, pathways and functions requires understanding in many fields of study including: biology, chemistry, materials science, geology, medicine and physics. Biomineralization research, therefore, relies heavily on multidisciplinary techniques and research collaborations. This GRS on Biomineralization aspires to generate a new perspective on the field by bringing together researchers from different disciplines and with a wide variety of skills. The topics to be addressed and discussed include: in vivo, in vitro, and in silico mineralization processes, integrative studies combining these methods, structure-function relations, bio-mimetic and bio-inspired studies, and cutting edge technologies for the study of biomineralization in natural, pathological and artificial conditions.

https://www.grc.org/biomineralization-grs-conference/2018/

29 July–3 August 2018 Diffraction Methods in Structural Biology (GRC)

Lewiston, ME, USA

This year the Diffraction Methods GRC will revisit and reassess the fundamentals of crystallography and the assumptions that lie behind them. The last few years have seen a rapid evolution in sources (FELs, diffraction limited synchrotrons, neutrons and electrons), detectors and data collection methods (serial/multi-crystal, room temperature) that has prompted a rethinking of how we should best collect and process data, especially the weak data that are now measurable with modern detectors.

https://www.grc.org/diffraction-methods-in-structural-biology-conference/2018/

30 July–4 August 2018 43rd International Conference on Coordination Chemistry (ICCC 2018)

Sendai, Japan

Since the beginning of ICCC in 1950, it has been a highly active and the largest venue for exchange of the latest knowledge concerning coordination chemistry and related areas among researchers from all over the world. Coordination chemistry has expanded into a huge multidisciplinary research area involving large numbers of chemists, physicists, biologists and medicinal scientists.

http://www.iccc2018.jp/

5–9 August 2018 10th International School and Conference on Physics and Applications of Spin Phenomena in Solids

Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria

PASPS10 will highlight the fundamental physical phenomena related to spin effects in condensed matter systems and the latest advances in the development of spin materials, structures and devices.

www.jku.at/conferences/pasps10

5–9 August 2018 International Symposium on Zeolites and Microporous Crystals 2018

Yokohama, Japan

International Symposium on Zeolites and Microporous Crystals (ZMPC) 2018 will take place during Aug.5 - Aug. 9, 2018 in Japan. The symposium aims at promoting the fundamental and applied studies on microporous, mesoporou, and layered materials. The scientific program will consist of plenary and keynote lectures, and oral and poster presentations.

The symposium aims at promoting the fundamental and applied studies on microporous, mesoporous, and layered materials. The major topics of the symposium will be:

  • Mineralogy and Crystallography,
  • Synthesis
  • Post-synthetic Treatment
  • Characterization
  • Ion Exchange
  • Catalysis
  • Adsorption and Diffusion
  • Membranes and Films
  • Computational Chemistry
  • Layered Materials
  • New Porous Materials
  • Novel Applications
  • Industrial Application.

http://www.jaz-online.org/ZMPC2018/index.html

19–24 August 2018 XRM2018: 14th International Conference on X-ray Microscopy

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

The International Conference on X-ray Microscopy is the central conference of its community. XRM2018 will bring together experts in the development and use of X-ray microscopes. This conference will address the most recent advances in X-ray microscopy technology and applications through a program of talks, posters, and social interaction. Attendees will be offered the chance to tour the Canadian Light Source, located on the University of Saskatchewan campus.

http://xrm2018.com/

20–21 August 2018 ICE 2018 : 20th International Conference on Electroceramics

London, United Kingdom

The ICE 2018: 20th International Conference on Electroceramics aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Electroceramics. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Electroceramics.

https://www.waset.org/conference/2018/08/london/ICE

22–27 August 2018 ECM 31 2018: The 31st European Crystallographic Meeting

Oviedo, Spain

ECM31 is setting up an attractive programme covering the latest advances in crystallography and related sciences to attract young and senior scientists as well as companies and general public. One extensive agenda for accompanying people will be offered, with special attention to babies and children, with a specific programme of baby-care and children activities.

http://ecm31.ecanews.org/en/index.php

26–31 August 2018 CC2018: 12th International Conference on Cryocrystals and Quantum Crystals

Wojanów, Poland

Since 1995, Conference on Cryocrystals and Quantum Crystals (CC) has been an important international forum for presenting new results on physics and chemistry of atomic and molecular solids such as rare gas solids, hydrogens, nitrogen, oxygen, methanes, helium isotopes, water ice, etc.
The scope of CC is wide, including, but not limited to, films, nanoscale systems, charged species in cryocrystals, spectroscopy of cryocrystals, ultra-low temperature and high-pressure studies, matrix isolation in cryocrystals, ultrafast dynamics in crystals, order-disorder phenomena, technological applications and instrumentation.

http://cc2018.intibs.pl/

26–31 August 2018 12th International Conference on Cryocrystals and Quantum Crystals

WROCLAW / WOJANÓW, POLAND

Conference Topics:

  • physical and chemical properties of cryocrystals
  • quantum crystals and molecular crystals
  • order-disorder phenomena; glassy state
  • optical and neutron spectroscopy of cryocrystals
  • high-pressure studies of cryocrystals and quantum crystals
  • charged species in cryocrystals and quantum crystals
  • phenomena at the surface of quantum fluids and solids
  • impurity-helium condensates
  • matrix isolation in cryocrystals
  • ultrafast dynamics in crystals
  • crystalline and amorphous films
  • nanoscale systems
  • supersolid state
  • new emerging materials
  • technological applications and instrumentation

http://cc2018.intibs.pl/CC_conference_site.htm

27–31 August 2018 11th European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations

Metz, France

For more informations about '11th European Symposium on Martensitic Transformations' please follow the event's link below.

http://www.lem3.univ-lorraine.fr/ESOMAT2018/

29 August–2 September 2018 AIC International School

Bari, Italy

The aim of the 2018 edition of the Italian Association for Crystallography (AIC) International Crystallography School (AICS2018) is to give an overview on the characterization of polycrystalline materials through X-ray Powder Diffraction. Over the last twenty-five years, the advances in laboratory X-ray powder diffraction as well as in theory and computational methods have greatly promoted the development of powder diffraction, which is currently adopted in several scientific and technological fields. Therefore the topics of the school span from the fundamental principles of powder diffraction to advanced methods of data collection and analysis with examples of applications of scientific and industrial interests. For each topic, theory will be strictly followed by practical sessions centred on the relevant software so that participants familiarize with some widely used computer programs for data analysis and interpretation of the results. The school is mainly addressed to PhDs and young researchers working in the field of materials science, chemistry, physics, life sciences, earth sciences, cultural heritage and engineering.

http://www.cristallografia.org/aicschool2018/eng/detail.asp?idn=3114

2–6 September 2018 XXIV Conference on Applied Crystallography

Poland

The XXIV Conference on Applied Crystallography will take place in Poland on 2-6 September 2018. This is a continuation of meetings which have been held once every three years since 1968. The Conference will provide a platform for crystallographers, material scientists and solid state physicists to discuss methods and techniques used in crystallography studies, to present their recent achievements in solving different material problems, to promote new ideas in the field of material science. The conference scientific program will include oral and poster presentations covering both the fundamental and applied research.

http://www.cac.us.edu.pl/

2–6 September 2018 SMARTER 6

Slovenia

The series of SMARTER meetings aims to bring together scientists in the areas of computation, diffraction, geometric crystallography, and spectroscopy to promote combining various techniques and develop SMARTER approaches for structure determination of complex inorganic, organic and biological materials.

https://smarter6.ki.si/index.php/smarter6/

3–6 September 2018 20th International Symposium on Industrial Crystallization

Dublin, Ireland

Crystallization takes place in most physical, biological, and chemical systems, and is exploited today in thousands of applications, from production of commodities to that of pharmaceuticals, food ingredients, and fine chemicals. Research is active on a broad range of topics from fundamentals to applications, and has lead to new results and products in recent years. These developments of crystallization processes from molecules to devices lead to a better control of product quality and sustainable process.

http://isic20.com/

3–7 September 2018 14th Biennial Conference on High-Resolution X-Ray Diffraction and Imaging

Bari, Italy

XTOP brings together scientists from the fields of X-ray diffractometry, reflectometry, standing waves, coherent and conventional X-ray diffraction imaging and topography, as well as X-ray absorption and phase contrast imaging. XTOP is thus one of the central scientific conference concerning methods and instrumentation in laboratory and synchrotron-based high-resolution X-ray diffraction methods, phase contrast imaging, and micro-tomography.

http://www.ba.ic.cnr.it/xtop2018/

5–7 September 2018 International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization

Rouen, France

The International Workshop on Industrial Crystallization (BIWIC) brings together scientists and engineers from academia and industry, already experienced or beginners, to present and discuss their current work and also to identify new challenging research fields of industrial interest. The BIWIC 2018 offers an informal atmosphere for networking and meeting various institutions.

https://labsms.univ-rouen.fr/en/content/biwic2018

10–12 September 2018 AEM 2018

University of Surrey, England

International Conference on:

  • Advanced Energy Materials
  • Advanced Nano Materials
  • Hydrogen Energy
  • Solar Energy Materials
  • Polymer Energy Materials
  • Crystalline Porous Materials
  • Catalysis and Energy Materials
  • Advanced Graphene Materials

http://www.advanced-energymaterials-conference.com/

16–20 September 2018 ECCG6 - Sixth European Conference on Crystal Growth

Varna, Bulgaria

European Conferences on Crystal Growth (ECCG) are organized every three years under the supervision of the European Network of Crystal Growth (ENCG) and local key representative organizations in the field of crystal growth.

http://eccg6.eu/

17–21 September 2018 22nd Conference on Liquid Crystals

Poland

For more informations about 'International School of Crystallography' please follow the event's link below.

ttp://www.ilcsoc.org/news/files/02fca29734f9ea6fa241fc6156bd5b11-38.html

17–20 September 2018 9th Italian-Japanese Workshop on Liquid Crystals and 13th National SICL Meeting

Pavia, Italy

The Italian Liquid Crystal Society welcomes the participants the 9th Italian-Japanese Workshop on Liquid Crystals and the 13th National SICL Meeting, which all be held in Pavia from September 17th to September 20th, 2018 at Collegio Cairoli.

http://www.sicl.it/meetings2018/

17–19 September 2018 6th International Symposium on Computational Mechanics of Polycrystals, CMCn 2018 and DAMASK User Meeting

Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung GmbH

The Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung in Düsseldorf is organizing the 6th International Symposium on Computational Mechanics of Polycrystals and we would like to invite you and your research colleagues to participate in this event. This symposium is part of a biannual series of symposia that originated with the establishment of the first joint research group formed between the Max Planck Society and the Fraunhofer Society and investigating Computational Mechanics of Polycrystals. This year the symposium is again combined with the DAMASK User Meeting. DAMASK is the multi-physics simulation software developed at MPIE. The symposium will take place on September 17th and 18th, 2018 in the Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung at Max-Planck-Straße 1, 40237 Düsseldorf, Germany. The DAMASK User Meeting will be held on the following day, September 19th at the same location. If you and your colleagues would like to attend this event, then please register before July 1st 2018. We emphasize that registration is mandatory and that there are limited places only. Many thanks, we hope to see you in Düsseldorf!

https://www.mpie.de/cmcn2018

19–21 September 2018 SiliconPV 2018-8th International Conference on Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaics

Lausanne, Switzerland

The field of crystalline silicon technology has witnessed a wealth of new ideas being worked out at an impressive pace in recent years: reducing silicon usage significantly, manipulating material defects, creating high performance passivating contacts, inventing low-cost patterning steps, adding junctions on top of silicon, going for the ultimate module design and for the ultimate efficiency… Depending on the scenarios, the annual PV market could grow up to 500 GW in the next 12 to 20 years. In other words, we are not at the end, but just at the beginning of the solar era. Any money invested in academics, research centers or industries, is an important and justifiable investment in the future of the planet.

http://www.siliconpv.com/index.php?id=6

20–22 September 2018 21st Heart of Europe Bio-Crystallography Meeting

Quedlinburg, Germany

21st Heart of Europe Bio-Crystallography Meeting (HEC21) will be held in the mediaeval town of Quedlinburg, Germany, UNESCO World Heritage site, and is organized by the group of Milton T. Stubbs, Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany. The meeting will take place in the Wyndham Garden hotel, in the historic town center of Quedlinburg.

Important deadlines:

  • Registration: 30th June 2018
  • Payment of fees: 15th July 2018
  • Abstract submission: 31st July 2018

https://hec21.uni-halle.de/

23–27 September 2018 Hot Topics in Contemporary Crystallography 3 - HTCC

Brač, Croatia

The principal HTCC target audience are, apparently, ambitious PhD students and postdocs, but also university teachers and lecturers at higher levels, young crystallographers in the early stages of their autonomous carriers, or chemists, physicists, biologists and other scientists who want to spice up their research with an additional hint of interdisciplinarity, or, simply learn what’s new in the fascinating world of crystallography.

http://htcc2018.org/

23–28 September 2018 XVII International Feofilov Symposium

Ekaterinburg, Russia

The XVII International Feofilov Symposium (IFS2018) continues a sequence of symposia started in 1965. The first nine events were held as national meetings. For more than 20 years, symposia have been gathering researchers working in the fields of optical spectroscopy and condensed matter physics from all over the world. After the Xth (Saint Petersburg, 1995), XIth (Kazan, 2001), XIIth (Ekaterinburg, 2004), XIIIth (Lake Baikal, 2007), XIVth (St. Petersburg, 2010), XVth (Kazan, 2013) and XVIth (St. Petersburg, 2015) Symposia, IFS2018 will return once again in Ekaterinburg.

https://ifs2018.urfu.ru/en/

23–28 September 2018 XVII International Feofilov Symposium on Spectroscopy of Crystals Doped with Rare Earth and Transition Metal Ions

Ekaterinburg, Russia

In 2018 the Symposium Program will be focused at but not limited to the following topics:
  • f- and d-ions in crystalline and non-crystalline insulators and semiconductors, energy transfer
  • electron-phonon interaction and dynamics
  • relaxation of excited states and photoinduced phenomena
  • microwave-optical and terahertz spectroscopy
  • magnetic resonance spectroscopy
  • magneto-optical spectroscopy
  • nonlinear spectroscopy
  • cooperative processes and coherent phenomena
  • electron structure modeling and spectra simulation
  • microscopic theory of exchange and hyperfine coupling
  • resonant inelastic X-ray scattering
  • charge transfer phenomena and charge ordering
  • solid-state lasers, scintillators, phosphors
  • crystallography aspects of optical materials development
  • spectroscopy of photonic crystals
  • probing of organic and biomaterials

http://kirensky.ru/ru/info/konferencii/2018/ifs2018

30 September–2 October 2018 4th International Conference on Perovskite Solar Cells and Optoelectronics

Lausanne, Switzerland

The programme of PSCO-2018 will include a combination of invited talks, contributing talks and poster presentations in a meeting which will bring a broad spectrum of the community together to discuss and share knowledge on the latest advances in perovskite materials, devices and photophysical and optoelectronic properties and phenomena.

https://www.psco-conference.org/

3–5 October 2018 VII-th National Crystallographic Symposium NCS2018

University of Chemical Technology and Metallurgy, Sofia, Bulgaria

The VII-th National Crystallographic Symposium is being held every two years with guest lecturers in areas with different application of crystallography:
  • Theoretical and fundamental crystallography
  • Molecular and mathematical modeling in Crystallography, structure properties Relationships
  • Defects, Microstructures and Textures
  • Crystal Growth and crystallization
  • Powder diffraction methods and techniques
  • Electron scattering and diffraction (methods and techniques)
  • Chemical Crystallography
  • Spectroscopic methods in Crystallography (NMR, Raman, IR, etc.)
  • Macromolecular Crystallography
  • Nano and Micro sized Materials
  • Micro- and mesoporous materials
  • Biocompatible Materials
  • Minerals and technogenic materials structures and properties
  • Experimental Techniques and Equipment

http://www.bgcryst.com/symp18/index.htm

7–12 October 2018 SAS2018: XVII International Small Angle Scattering Conference

Traverse City, MI, USA

For more informations about 'XVII International Small Angle Scattering Conference' please follow the event's link below.

http://sas2018.anl.gov/

10–12 October 2018 III Meeting of the Latin American Crystallographic Association

Valparaíso, Chile

For more informations about 'III Meeting of the Latin American Crystallographic Association' please follow the event's link below.

https://cristalografia.cl/3rdlacameeting/

15–19 October 2018 Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth (3CG 2018)

Taipei, Taiwan

3CG 2018 Workshop Topics:

  • Bulk Crystal Growth
  • Crystal Engineering
  • Crystal Growth for Optoelectronic Device
  • Crystal Growth for Renewable Energy and Energy Storage
  • Epitaxial Thin Films and Nanostructures
  • Growth of Oxide Materials and Structures
  • Nanomaterials
  • Single Crystals
  • General

http://emnmeeting.org/2018/taipei/

21–24 October 2018 International Conference on Advanced Semiconductor Devices and Microsystems

Slovakia

The International Conference on Advanced Semiconductor Devices and Microsystems ASDAM 2018 will be devoted to the latest results of research and development in the field of new semiconductor devices and microsystems. Its goal is to bring together leading experts from institutes and universities as well as companies interested in the progress of high technology devices and microsystems. The Conference Proceedings will be published by the IEEE Electron Devices Society.

Scope of the Conference

1. Materials and technologies

  • semiconductor and dielectric materials
  • quantum heterostructures
  • MS and MIS structures
  • nanostructures and nanotubes, low-dimensional structures
  • organic electronics

2. Structures and devices

  • Si-based heterostructure devices
  • III-V and III-N heterostructure devices
  • quantum and resonance devices, microwave devices, nanodevices
  • lasers and photodetectors
  • power electronics

3. Characterization, modelling and simulation

  • 2-D and 3-D process, structure and device simulation
  • heterostructure device modelling
  • structural, optical and electrical characterization of materials, structures and devices
  • reliability evaluation and modelling

4. Sensors and microsystems

  • advanced concepts in lithography, plasma etching and deposition techniques
  • design and fabrication
  • surface and bulk micromachining
  • micro(nano)mechanical structures, micro(nano)electro-mechanical systems (MEMS, NEMS)
  • SMART Sensors
  • sensor characterization, modelling and simulation

5. Photonics

http://uef.fei.stuba.sk/asdam/index.php

23–25 October 2018 4th Edition of the European Graphene Forum 2018

Venice, Italy

Graphene, the single layer carbon based material, is transparent, flexible, and has excellent electronic properties. As it is called “the dream material,” graphene holds innumerable application potential. It is a material that still requires consistent research and at the same time it is a material that may hold the key to future electronics revolution with unlimited industrial value.

The 4th Edition European Graphene Forum will be organized in Venice (Italy) from the 23rd until the 25th October 2018. This event will cover the latest technology developments, applications, commercialization progress, end user requirements and challenges for Graphene and 2D Materials. Don't miss on this great opportunity to explore the graphene potential.

European Graphene Forum - EGF 2018 will feature:

  • Plenary sessions with internationally renowned speakers,
  • Industrial Sessions with focus on Graphene Commecialization,
  • Extensive parallel thematic workshops,
  • An International exhibition.

 

http://www.setcor.org/conferences/EGF-2018

27 October–2 November 2018 International Organization for Biological Crystallization

Shanghai, China

The International Organization for Biological Crystallization (IOBCr) is a non-profit, scientific organization for scientists who study the crystallization of biological macromolecules and develop crystallographic methodologies for their study. It was founded in 2002 to create a permanent organ for the organization of the International Conferences for the Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules (ICCBM). The goal is to facilitate the preparation of biological crystals necessary for the determination of the 3D architecture of biomolecules by crystallography. These 3D pictures provide a wealth of information that help understand how biomolecules act and interact in living organisms.

http://www-iobcr.u-strasbg.fr/iobcr/index.php

29 October–2 November 2018 17th International Conference on Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules

Shanghai, China

The 17th International Conference on Crystallization of Biological Macromolecules (ICCBM17 2018) will be held in Oct 29 - Nov. 02, 2018, with renewed focus from leading investigators in this area of research. In our venue, ShanghaiTech University, we will continue to provide an exciting atmosphere to learn and discuss novel research and technologies and to interact with experts in the field. Before the conference, interested students/researchers will get the opportunity to learn hands-on techniques on the topic by participating in the Pre-Conference Workshop held in October 26-29, 2018.
       
The conference will focus on the following topics: 
1. Theory and practice of crystallization
2. Crystallization of membrane proteins
3. Crystallization and sample delivery for serial crystallography
4. Electron Diffraction or MicroED
5. Crystallization for neutron diffraction
6. Crystallization under special physical or chemical environments
7. Instrumentation, automation and crystal to beam
8. Crystallization in industry and biomedicine

http://iccbm17.csp.escience.cn/dct/page/1

13–14 November 2018 Holistic Approaches to Structural Characterisation

Durham University, UK

The Industrial Group of the British Crystallography Association and the CCP-NC are happy to announce a joint meeting entitled "Holistic Approaches to Structural Characterisation" on the 13-14th November (mid-morning to lunchtime). The meeting will focus on presenting NMR crystallography (particularly of small molecule organics) to crystallographers working in industry, as well as providing opportunities for crystallographers to explain the challenges they face. It should be an excellent opportunity to establish new contacts, so do reserve the dates in your diary.

https://www.ccpnc.ac.uk/home/bca-ig-meeting

2–5 December 2018 AsCA 2018: 15th Conference of the Asian Crystallographic Association

Auckland, New Zealand

The program will showcase outstanding science from Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and from around the world, and will be presented in three streams covering diverse topics in structural biology, chemical crystallography, crystal engineering, materials science, physics and fundamental science, and methods including instrumentation, techniques and computation.

http://asca2018.org/

17–21 March 2019 3rd German Polish Conference on Crystal Growth(GPCCG-3)

Poznan University of Technology, Poznań, Poland

The 3rd German Polish Conference on Crystal Growth(GPCCG-3), which will be held at the Poznan University of Technology, Poznań, Poland on March 17-21, 2019. GPCCG-3 will be a forum to present and discuss current topics of research and development in the field of crystal growth, epitaxy, nanocrystals and advanced materials.

GPCCG-3 is an international Conference under the auspices of the Polish Society for Crystal Growth (PSCG) and the German Association of Crystal Growth (DGKK). It is in tradition of previous conferences held in Berlin (2006) and Frankfurt-Oder/Słubice (2011).

The Conference is organized by the Faculty of Technical Physics at the Poznan University of Technology. In 2019 the Poznan University of Technology will celebrate its 100thanniversary.

http://gpccg2019.put.poznan.pl/

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