6th Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry

Tuesday 23rd - Saturday 27th May, 2017

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

Final Schedule-now-available

· 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.



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


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


·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.

Updated: 2017 MAY-3—r17-abcdefgH


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CanBIC Contact Us

6rd Georgian Bay International Conference on Bioinorganic Chemistry


Stockey Centre, Parry Sound, Ontario, Canada


Detailed Contact Information


Mailing address:

Martin Stillman (conference chair)

Department of Chemistry,

Chemistry building

The University of Western Ontario, Richmond St. North

London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7


MJS Office phone (voice mail) Tel: 1-519-661-3821

MJS Department FAX: 1-519-661-3022


e-mail: (Conference Administration) canbic@uwo.ca

(MJS) martin.stillman@uwo.ca

Push to Martin’s cell phone – fast access -:  beechavenue@outlook.com


All infomation below is to be used as reference only and is subject to change.


For those travelling on the CanBIC Coach

Please record the following numbers for use in emergency. If you miss the coach please call first the Microtel Inn to contact us. There is a free access Internet computer at the Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel - if you arrive after we have left please use the text message facility or email to contact Martin Stillman's cell phone.


1) Parry Sound Inn and Suites (formerly the Microtel Inn Parry Sound) – the “Conference Hotel”



On the Tuesday, the registration desk will be available from 4 pm to 9 pm and

On the Wednesday morning 6:30 am to 7:15 am in the Microtel Hotel Lobby, then 7:30 am – 8:30 am in the Stockey Centre

·  292 Louisa Street, Parry Sound
Tel: (705) 746-2700
Fax: (705) 746-0580
Toll Free Phone to the Lobby: 1-866-745-8666


2) The Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts


Two Bay Street
Parry Sound, ON
P2A 1S3
locally: 705.746.4466
toll free: 877.746.4466
E-Mail: info@stockeycentre.com




Contact Martin Stillman: martin.stillman@uwo.ca Conference E-mail: canbic@uwo.ca
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