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of conferences, symposia, workshops, meetings, and other
July 2004, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
2004 International Carbohydrate Symposium
(ICS) will be held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference
Centre (SECC) in Glasgow, Scotland, UK. Previous meetings
in this series were held in Cairns, Australia (2002); Hamburg,
Germany (2000); and San Diego, USA (1998).
the general theme “Carbohydrate Symposium,” the
event will comprise new and emerging trends in the field,
with particular emphasis on synthetic methodology and applications
in the design and synthesis of bioactive organic compounds.
Relevant aspects of biological, natural products, and materials
chemistry will also contribute to a program catering to a
wide range of interests in contemporary carbohydrate chemistry,
biochemistry, and medicine, and offering a visionary perspective
on future challenges and opportunities.
program will consist of a mix of plenary, keynote, shorter
contributed lectures, and two formal poster sessions, which
will be presented under the themes “Carbohydrate Chemistry
and Enzymology,” “Carbohydrates in Medicine and
Biology,” and “Carbohydrate Materials and Biopolymers.”
SECC is an excellent conference venue with easy access to
Glasgow International Airport and two other international
airports; there is also a fast rail link to London. The city
of Glasgow, recently voted European City of Culture, has many
attractions for art, history, and sport. All of the accommodations
(student accommodations and a wide range of hotels), scientific
programs, and social activities will be in walking distance
of each other.
calendar for contact information
last modified 17 March 2004.
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