6th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry

CanBIC-6
Tuesday 23rd - Saturday 27th May, 2017


Georgian Bay Evening" a water colour by John Stillman ©2006
CanBIC News

News! 

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CanBIC-6 will start on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017.

98 speakers have confirmed their attendance!

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Symposium S9  Participants have all been notified.

On Line Registration is now *open*.

Abstract submission *closed*.

The Coach leaves at 5 pm on Tuesday May 23rd from the Marriott Toronto Airport HOTEL.  Free shuttle every 20 minutes from the airport.  Takes less than 10 minutes.

We are delighted to announce that Prof Alison Butler (UC Santa Barbara) is the 2017 Plenary Lecturer.

CanBIC (1,2,3,4 & 5) photos are available on the Shutterfly site (see below for more details).

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· Please visit our FACEBOOK page: WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/canbic.ca

 ·Click Here for the large CanBIC-6 Poster and here for the small Poster,

CanBIC-6 in 2017 Conference: arrive Tuesday 23rd May - depart Saturday, 27th May, 2017.

·VISAs and ETAs:  VERY, VERY IMPORTANT

 

Please note that to board a plane outside Canada to fly to Canada you will need an ETA paid for and registered before checking in at the airport! (Unless USA resident). More...

·Please e-mail Martin Stillman if you would like further information.

·Yes, the CanBIC Coach will drive to Toronto Airport on Saturday 27th morning in 2017 - leaving at 8 am and arriving at Pearson Airport (YYZ) at 11:30 am - please make sure your flights leave at least after 1:30 pm (especially if you are going to a US destination).

Parry Sound Weather Forecast

 

·If you want to stay before or after CanBIC-6 in Toronto near the airport CanBIC currently has no active discounted rates for hotels at the YYZ Toronto Pearson airport – our apologies.

However, very good rates are available: we suggest

The Comfort Inn is about 1.5 kms North from the Marriott Hotel on Dixon Road (called Airport Road for the Comfort Inn).  Please book through a web application like Hotels.com

Comfort Inn Toronto Airport

2.5 stars.  6355 Airport Rd, Mississauga, ON, L4V1E4, Canada

Has a free Airport Shuttle and you could take a bus along Airport Road the Marriott Hotel or a cheap taxi ride on Tuesday.

 

Please book rooms at the Comfort Inn and the Parry Sound Inn and Suites (was Microtel Inn) (group code to come soon) early because both fill up.  Please call the hotel directly now – there are rooms but not on the web.  The Trapper Inn and other smaller hotels and B & B also fill up. Please see the Hotels page for links.

Thank you to our sponsors.

·Yes, there will be Music at CanBIC-6 again.
- free admission - on Wednesday and Thursday.

·Hotel Booking

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Instead of a hotel room, there are several B&B's.

CanBIC PHOTO Record

·Georgian Bay Day - Group picture from 2011

·Pictures from CanBIC-1-5 and CanBIC-1-5 Group Pictures (to come soon)

·Pictures from CanBIC-1

·And also here on Shutterfly.

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CanBIC Calendar of Events

 

6th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry

Parry Sound , Ontario , Canada : 23rd - 27th May, 2017

 

Conference Calendar

See also a more detailed list in Planned Events

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*Please e-mail Martin Stillman, chair, with corrections: canbic@uwo.ca

 

2017

Calendar and Event Schedule

See Events menu items and FAQ for more details

Tuesday

May 23rd

17:00     The CanBIC coach departs Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel (NOT the Airport itself) at 5:00 pm -see the web for essential details.

                        can’t be late - food and coffee are available on site if you are early.

            Meet CanBIC-representative (Ms Lina Heinlein) in the CanBIC Conference Room atthe hotel.  See web for instructions on the shuttle bus from Pearson Airport (YYZ) to the Marriott Toronto Airport.  Very important: Contact us from the airport if you are delayed inside the airport - use email - free WiFi is available.

            Then 2˝ hours drive to Parry Sound, expected arrival at the Parry Sound Inn and Suites (formerly Microtel Inn), Parry Sound is 7:30 pm. 

            Please have your talks ready for uploading on a USB stick at the Registration Desk if you are speaking on Wednesday.

15:00     Registration in the Parry Sound Inn an dSuites (formerly Microtel Inn) 3:00 – 8:00 pm and at the Stockey Centre the next morning starting at 8:15– Local Committee

            Pick up Conference Bag and Programme (programme will also on the web)

            The Stockey Centre is closed on Tuesday - please travel into Parry Sound for a food and drink. Check with us for advice.

            Speakers: PLEASE load talks on to our conference computer today for Wednesday and later.  We will have Windows 10 available – Mac users please bring your own laptop AND projector cable.

Wednesday

May 24th

 

6:00      Continental breakfast starts in Comfort Inn and Microtel Inn

7:00 –10:00        Shuttle bus begins circuit every 15-20 minutes starting at the Microtel Inn

8:00      Stockey Centre Registration opens

8:40      Opening Ceremony

8:55      Talks begin in 3 rooms –  Main Hall, Prelude Room and Festival Room

10:15     Coffee

12:15     Lunch is served in the Prelude Room Alcove for sponsoring the lunch today

            Put up posters as early as possible – see on-line programme for Poster Board Number

            Speakers load talks for afternoon and Thursday and Friday talks at the Registration/INFO Desk in the Foyer

1:30      Talks begin in 3 rooms -  Main Hall, Prelude Room and Festival Room

3:15      Coffee

4:45 - 7:00       Quick Dinner in Parry Sound

7:00 – 8:00       PLENARY LECTURE BY PROF ALISON BUTLER Main Hall

8:00 – 9:00        Violin & Piano Recital (1) - programme TBA - Main Hall

9:00 - 10:30       Western Welcome Reception – Stockey Centre Foyer and Patio – Refreshments include finger food – use your beverage tickets here – we thank the University of Western Ontario for generous support for this reception

8:30 - 11:30        Shuttle bus operates to all hotels continuous – about a 20 minute cycle – please take             the bus and don’t drink and drive

Thursday

May 25th

6:00      Continental breakfast starts in Comfort Inn and Microtel Inn

7:30 – 10:30        Shuttle bus begins circuit every 15 minutes starting at the Microtel Inn

8:15      Stockey Centre Registration opens

8:15      Speakers must load talks onto conference computer – better the night before

9:00      Talks begin in 2 rooms – Main Hall, and Prelude Room

10:40     Coffee

12:35     Lunch is served in the Prelude Room Alcove - can visit Parry Sound

1:40      SPECIAL STUDENT AND POST DOC SYMPOSIA IN 3 ROOMS

3:00      Group Photo on the Patio – please don’t be late!  (Rain day – Friday 5:20)

3:30 - 5:30       Island Queen Boat Ride - and Coffe Break

5:30 - 7:30        Quick Dinner in Parry Sound

7:30 - 8:30        Violin & Piano Recital (2) - a relaxed programme - bring your drink and sit and listen

8:30 – 10:30        Poster Session – Stockey Centre Foyer –

8:30-11:30          Shuttle bus operates to all hotels

Friday

May 26th

6:00      Continental breakfast starts in Comfort Inn and Microtel Inn

7:30 – 10:30         Shuttle bus begins circuit every 15 minutes starting at the Microtel Inn

8:30      Registration opens: Speakers should have loaded talks already on to conference USB chips

9:00      Talks begin in 2 rooms – Main Hall, and Prelude Room

10:15     Coffee

12:10     Lunch is served in the Prelude Room Alcove

            Take down posters – Foyer – volunteers to help pack up poster boards welcome

1:20      Talks begin in 2 rooms – Main Hall, and Prelude Room

3:00     Coffee

3:15      Talks begin in just the Main Hall

5:15                  Closing ceremony

5:25 - 5:40        Rain Date: Group Photo on the Patio

5:30      Cash Bar

5:00 - 11:00 pm   Shuttle bus operates to all hotels - starting at the Stockey Centre - returning to the Stockey Centre about every 15-20 minutes

7:30 - 10:30       Banquet – Stockey Centre Main Hall  - wine is served with the meal - ticket and conference badge required

5:00 - 11:00        Shuttle bus operates to all hotels starting at the Stockey Centre

Saturday

May 27th

6:00      Continental breakfast starts in Comfort Inn and Microtel Inn

8:00      CanBIC Coach leaves Microtel Inn for Toronto Pearson Airport , arriving about 11:30.

            Do not book departures before 1:30.

 

         

 

 

 

 

 

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