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).

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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.



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.

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Please see the registration details menu for all rates, deadlines, options before entering the on-line system and cancellation policy.  Best to print the table or have 2 screens open.

Please email Martin Stillman with any difficulties or questions – using this special email for fastest access to him:  BEECHAVENUE@OUTLOOK.COM

For other issues please email Patty Scherer at Conference Services:

Patty Scheerer <patty@housing.uwo.ca>

Including your details so she can take a look at your use of the system and d etect errors (both yours and ours!)

Please see FAQs under About the Conference for more information about the conference itself.

Very Important: You will receive an email receipt immediately after registering is complete to the email address you used to begin the registration.  Keep that receipt!  You can use the confirmation number to edit your registration and you require that confirmation number to submit an abstract.

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Please have your Credit Card available or make arrangements for using a University/Corporate Cheque or Money Order or UWO Speed Code.  Your registration is not complete until your non-credit card payment has been received.  Please note, we apologize in advance, but we have to pass on any extra costs we incur in cashing cheques and money orders if not drawn on a Canadian Bank in Canadian currency at the registration desk.  We will alert you prior to your arrival if any extra fee is required.


·         All participants must register - PIs register under the Professional Rate - there are reduced rates for undergraduate and graduate students and post-docs.  The rates and deadlines are here


If you are flying into Canada then please check the ETA rules described on the previous page.


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