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ICDD Press Release

Announcing the 12th Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium

February 28, 2013


The ICDD is pleased to present the 12th annual Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium being held in Beijing, China, at the esteemed Chinese Academy of Sciences from 20-24 May 2013.  Sponsored by the International Centre for Diffraction Data, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and the Chinese Crystallographic Society, this unique symposium is focused on cutting-edge topics surrounding the combined fields of pharmaceuticals and X-ray powder diffraction.

Symposium sessions include discussions on the following topics: Amorphous, Activated and Nanomaterials, XRPD Techniques / Rietveld Refinement, Formulation & Product Development, Polymorph, Salt & Co-crystal Screening, Regulatory & Patent Issues, New Frontiers in X-ray Diffraction in Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Complementary Techniques, Non-Ambient Powder X-ray Diffraction, Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis, and Herbal and Natural Products. Please note, these presentations will be given in English. 

Abstracts are currently being accepted for both oral session and posters at the PPXRD-12.  

An optional two day workshop will be offered 20-21 May 2013. The workshop will focus on Fundamentals of Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction and Applications of Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction. Please note, the workshop will be given in Chinese. 

Please see our website, www.icdd.com/ppxrd, for complete symposium details, including abstract submission, symposium registration, hotel arrangements, and exhibit and sponsorship opportunities. Questions: ppxrd@icdd.com.

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