Crystallography: a key to knowledge

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The "International Year of Crystallography - IYCr2014" – will be official launched on 20-21 January 2014. On this occasion, a scientific satellite conference, "Crystallography, a key to knowledge" will be organized on the 22 January 2014 to be held in Room XI, UNESCO Headquarters.
This meeting is intended for scientists of all disciplines and also to PhD or master students. It aims to introduce all the current challenges of crystallography and to enlighten the prospects opened by this science in the field of biology, chemistry, physics and earth sciences. The program, elaborated in consultation with E. Pebay-Peroula, G. Ferey and D. Gratias, members of the French Academy of Science, congregates in each area two French speakers, a confirmed expert, a recognized young scientist and also a high ranked international speaker.

This conference day will take place at the UNESCO headquarter and will be broadcasted live with partner universities throughout France. The presentation will be given in French and English.


Type of Event Special Event
Start 22.01.2014 09:00 local time
End 22.01.2014 18:00 local time
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Focal point Ngome Abiaga, Juste Jean-Paul
Organizer UNESCO
Country France
City Paris
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room XI
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Language of Event English, French
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