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

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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.

·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 Abstract Submission Information

CURRENTLY CLOSED - Abstract Submission Information for CanBIC6

Submissions are Closed FOR CanBIC-6.

Please be very careful to follow the template - use the WORD file for fonts and compare with the pdf file for an example - thank you!  Use “Paste –A- or Paste Special” on top of our text to maintain fonts, spacings and margins.

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Abstracts must be submitted electronically through the website. (If you have difficulties please write to us at canbic@uwo.ca with "Abstract Question" in the subject line).

Each participant may submit an abstract for just one paper either a talk or a poster but not both. Those presenting posters can only be the presenting author on one poster. Please note - this is very important: all presenters much register and provide their unique Confirmation Code when submitting their abstract. The presenter's name should be the first in the list of authors. The Confirmation Code is on the email you receive immediately following registration.

·  Abstracts should be submitted in MS Word format using the template and must not exceed the margins set in the template. Please take care that you do not exceed the 100 character limit for your title. Please carefully follow the example abstract that you can download as a pdf file. Both WORD .doc and .docx formats will be accepted.

· Schemes and figures should be included in the Word file and also sent separately in one of the following formats: tif, jpg, png
· Click on the following links to download the abstract template that you overwrite and an example abstract.

CanBIC-6 WORD Abstract Template - save as YOUR_NAMExxx.doc or YOUR_NAMExxx.docx


· This is a WORD file that you overwrite - please use "Paste Special" then select "Unformatted Text" or "style of our file, and overwrite our text. That way your text will be formatted as we need. Please note the odd size paper, please do not change.– see the Adobe pdf file for an example of the exact sizes you must be within.

WE CANNOT EMPHASIZE ENOUGH
:     before you submit your WORD file please compare its formatting and set up with the pdf provided. Abstracts have to be returned to you if they do not conform to this style.

· This is a pdf file showing what your abstract must look like. Please carefully check that you follow the guidelines.


CanBIC Adobe pdf Abstract Example -confirm you use the exact sizing shown in this file

Please note - only one abstract per participant using the unique Conformation Code from the Registration emailed Receipt.

Deadline for abstract submission:

Speakers:  Deadline 16th March, 2017. 

Posters:  Deadline 6th April, 2017 - or until full (we have space for 52 posters).

Requests for oral presentation slots for students - we have a limited number and each request is made on the abstract submission form. All requests will be reviewed by the Program Committee. Including reference to published or submitted (confirmed by supervisor) is a necessary condition.

 

· You must have your CONFIRMATION CODE available - sent to your by email when you registered - if you register on line with a credit card this will be in the e-mail message returned to you immediately. If you register with payment by cheque there will be delays. We are finding that university cheques are taking weeks to arrive. You will not receive your CONFIRMATION CODE and receipt until the cheque arrives. Please register as early as possible to leave time before the Abstract deadlines. 

*You must enter something on every line.

ONLINE SYSTEM IS NOW CLOSED FOR CANBIC-6 Abstract submission is open now. Deadline for Speakers to submit abstracts is: 16th March. Deadline for posters is 6th April.

Confirmation Code *

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Abstract Title (Maximum 100 characters please)

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First Name

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Last Name

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Institution

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Department

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City

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Province/State/or "none"

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Country

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E-mail address

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Type of Presentation

 

Invited speaker listed in the Speaker/Symposium table
Invited By:
  please also click the button on the left above!


Oral requested for a contributed paper, I understand that it is probable that my presentation will be a poster as almost all speaking slots are committed (except for students/pdfs in S9).* 



Poster
Note:
The Poster Session is on Thursday evening, but the posters are up in the coffee and lunch areas for the full 3 days of the conference.

Oral requested for a contributed paper by a graduate student for S9. Students requesting oral presentation in S9 please select here and S9 below so that the review committee will be alerted to your request for inclusion in S9 (only available up to Feb 28th). Selection is competitive and the review committee's decision is final. You must include in your abstract, reference to a paper published or to be submitted with you as a coauthor on this topic. Please enter your supervisor's name below. Please accept a poster presentation if that is the decision of the review committee, thank you for contributing to the success of CanBIC.

Oral requested for a contributed paper by an undergraduate student for S9. Students requesting oral presentation in S9 please select here and S9 below so that the review committee will be alerted to your request for inclusion in S9 (only available up to Feb 28th). Selection is competitive and the review committee's decision is final. You must include in your abstract, reference to a paper published or to be submitted with you as a coauthor on this topic. Please enter your supervisor's name below. Please accept a poster presentation if that is the decision of the review committee, thank you for contributing to the success of CanBIC.

Oral requested for a contributed paper by a postdoctoral fellow or equivalent post PhD student for S9. Pdfs requesting oral presentation in S9 please select here and S9 below so that the review committee will be alerted to your request for inclusion in S9 (only available up to Feb 28th). Selection is competitive and the review committee's decision is final. You must include in your abstract, reference to a paper published with you as a coauthor on this topic. Please enter our supervisor's name below. Please accept a poster presentation if that is the decision of the review committee, thank you for contributing to the success of CanBIC.


*Oral presentations will be assigned depending on space considerations in appropriate symposia..

 

 

Symposia you wish to attend - to aid in scheduling sessions of interest (check at least 1).

 

Those applying for S9 presentations must take care to include evidence for publications (submitted or published or about to be submitted) in their abstract.  Recognizing the difficulty for outstanding undergraduates, we will accept evidence of high quality research contributions from submitted or about to be submitted papers.

Advances in porphyrin chemistry
Heme proteins and analogues
Application of resonance Raman to heme proteins
Pharmaceutical bioinorganic chemistry
Essential biological metals
Biological aspects of toxic metals
Instrumental probes of metal coordination binding sites
Theoretical aspects of bioinorganic chemistry

S9 – Student Symposium
(for undergraduates, graduates and pdfs by invitation only)


Please note that a complete list of symposia and confirmed invited speakers in each symposium is available on this web site.

Abstract (MS Word, or Word compatible please)

 

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