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Who should attend PPXRD?
Scientific Organizing Committee
Location
Symposium Format
General Information
Accommodations and Travel
Getting to Barceló Hotel Sants, Barcelona, Spain
Exhibitor Information
Sponsorships
Exhibitors
Cancellation Policy



Symposium Program and Abstracts (22-24 February 2005):

  • X-rays in Drug Research & Discovery
  • Formulation, Product Development, Drug Delivery, and Polymorph & Salt Screening
  • Patent and Regulatory Issues
  • Complementary Techniques (DSC, TGA, Hot Stage Microscopy, FTIR, Raman, NMR, SEM, AFM, Light Microscopy, XRF, SAXS, SANS)
  • XRPD Structural Techniques (Acquisition and Use of XRPD Data, Indexing, Structure Determination, Rietveld Refinement)

PPXRD Thanks the following sponsors:
PANalytical

Discover Barcelona’s majestic presence on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

Qualities such as breathtaking views, a rich cultural life, and a history that dates back over 2,000 years are why we felt this city was perfect for PPXRD-4. We hope you’ll join us for the experience!

Photos:   Globo Foto (top) and Espai D'Imatge (Turisme de Barcelona)

Who Should Attend PPXRD?
Pharmaceutical Research and Development Scientists and Academia interested in:

  • Quality Control
  • Pre-formulation
  • Formulation development
  • Pharmaceutical analysis
  • Drug delivery
  • Regulatory issues
  • Patent and intellectual property issues

SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Dr. John Faber, Chair, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, PA, USA
Dr. Detlef Beckers, PANalytical, Almelo, The Netherlands
Dr. Harry G. Brittain, Center for Pharmaceutical Physics, Milford, NJ, USA
Dr. Julien Giovannini, AstraZeneca, Lund, Sweden
Dr. Jun Han, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Inc., Cambridge, MA, USA
Dr. Arnt Kern, Bruker AXS GmbH, Karlsruhe, Germany
Dr. Daniel Louër, University of Rennes I, Rennes, France
Dr. Fangling Needham, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square, PA, USA
Dr. Jordi Rius, Institute de Ciencia de Materiales de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Dr. Peter W. Stephens, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
Dr. Gregory A. Stephenson, Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Dr. Raj Suryanarayanan, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
Dr. Peter G. Varlashkin, Metrics, Inc., Greenville, NC, USA
Dr. Shawn Yin, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, New Brunswick, NJ, USA

LOCATION:
Barceló Hotel Sants
Pl. dels Països Catalans s/n
08014 Barcelona
Spain
Tel: +34/93/503 53 00
Fax: +34/93/490 60 45
Web: www.bchoteles.com
E-mail: sants@bchoteles.com

For more information on Barcelona, Spain visit - www.barcelonaturisme.com

SYMPOSIUM FORMAT:
Symposium Format:

  • Optional Hands-on Workshop "Indexing Powder Patterns and Rietveld Structural Refinement" (21 February 2005)
  • Three-day Symposium (22-24 February 2005)
  • Manufacturer Exhibition
  • Poster Session and Reception

The symposium talks will be presented in English.

Symposium: $1,200 US
Symposium & Workshop: $1,500 US
Symposium student fee: $299 US - Fax a registration form along with proof of student status
Symposium & Workshop student fee: $499 US - Fax a registration form along with proof of student status
Organizing Committee: $600 US - REGISTER

Download the registration form in PDF format (5.4MB)

Fax to:
+610.325.9823

GENERAL INFORMATION
Attire: Attire is informal for most activities
Climate: Average temperature in February - 13 ºC (55 ºF)
Time Zone: Central European Time (CET)

ACCOMMODATIONS & TRAVEL
Barceló Hotel Sants
Pl. dels Països Catalans s/n
08014 Barcelona
Spain
Tel: +34/93/503 53 00
Fax: +34/93/490 60 45
Web: www.bchoteles.com
E-mail: sants@bchoteles.com

A block of rooms has been reserved for symposium guests at the Barceló Hotel Sants at a special PPXRD rate of 110 € for a single room and 122 € for a double room, plus 7% VAT per room, per night. A complimentary buffet breakfast is included in the room rate. Please mention PPXRD-4 when making your reservations to receive the special room rate.

To make your reservation at the discounted group rate, visit the BC Hoteles homepage (www.bchoteles.com) and follow this procedure:

1. Go to www.bchoteles.com and select “Reservations”
2. Select Barcelona / Barceló Hotel Sants
3. Select “Group Reservation” (near the bottom of the page)
4. Enter the Attendee Code: 12676

As an alternative, you may make your reservation at the discounted group rate by downloading a Hotel Reservation Form (.doc format), and faxing it to the Barceló Hotel Sants at 34-93-490 6045

Please note the hotel cancellation policy:
Reservations may be cancelled without penalty until 5 days prior to the arrival date. After this date, all cancellations will be charged a one-night’s stay cancellation fee.

Reservation deadline: 5 February 2005

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: Noon

Car Park: Parking is available at the Barceló Hotel Sants at a rate of 13 € per day

VISAS
Visas may be needed for travel from various countries to Spain. Please consult your local Spainish embassy or consulate or the consulates in Barcelona to determin if you need a visa to attend PPXRD-4.

Getting to Barceló Hotel Sants, Barcelona, Spain:


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By Air
Barcelona Airport is located 12 kilometers south of the city of Barcelona and only 15 minutes from the Barceló Hotel Sants. This airport operates to and from most major European cities as well as many international cities. The Barceló Hotel Sants is easily accessible from the airport by taxi, train, bus and car.

Barcelona Airport
Airport code: BCN
Tel: +34/93/298 38 38
Web: www.barcelona-airport.com

By Bus
The Sants Bus Station, Pl. Països Catalans, s/n (08014) is conveniently located directly below the Barceló Hotel Sants next to the central railway station.

By Train
The best way to get to the hotel from the airport is by train. The fee is only 3 € each way. One of the city’s main railway stations Barcelona Sants Station, Pl. Països Catalans, s/n (08014) is located directly below the Barceló Hotel Sants. This station accommodates many international passenger trains as well as transportation to the Barcelona Airport.

By Car
Car Park: Parking is available at the Barceló Hotel Sants at a rate of 13 € per day

Exhibitor Information
A commercial exhibition of analytical instrumentation and related products and services is planned during the symposium and during the evening poster session and reception. Exhibits are limited to tabletop exhibits. Organizations interested in reserving a table for an exhibit or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Leah Mooney at mooney@icdd.com or Tel: +610-325-9814.

Sponsorships:
Opportunities for sponsorship are available to increase your presence at PPXRD. These opportunities include sponsoring or co-sponsoring the evening reception and poster session or daily coffee breaks. The sponsor of the evening reception and poster session will receive first choice of exhibit location, banner on the PPXRD web page with link to your web site, link to your web site from our electronic e-mail marketing campaigns and space to place a full-page advertisement in the symposium Book of Abstracts.

For more information contact:
Leah Mooney, Education Coordinator
ICDD
12 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073-3273 U.S.A.
Telephone: +610-325-9814/Fax: +610-325-9823
E-mail: ppxrd@icdd.com.

Cancellation Policy:
A 50% refund will be issued, if the cancellation is received by the ICDD in writing no later than 21 January 2005. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after that date, however, you may transfer your registration to a colleague with advance notice.

To receive a brochure e-mail your mailing address to ppxrd@icdd.com.

Information on Past PPXRD Symposiums
PPXRD-3, February 23-25, 2004
PPXRD-2, December 9-12, 2002
PPXRD-1 - September 27-29, 1999

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