Who Should Attend PPXRD?
Pharmaceutical Research and Development Scientists and Academia interested
Patent and intellectual property issues
SCIENTIFIC ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Dr. John Faber, Chair, International Centre for Diffraction Data, Newtown Square,
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,
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,
Dr. Jordi Rius, Institute de Ciencia de Materiales de Barcelona, Barcelona,
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
Optional Hands-on Workshop "Indexing Powder Patterns
and Rietveld Structural Refinement" (21 February 2005)
Three-day Symposium (22-24 February 2005)
Poster Session and Reception
The symposium talks will be presented in English.
Symposium: $1,200 US - REGISTER
Symposium & Workshop: $1,500 US - REGISTER
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
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
Tel: +34/93/503 53 00
Fax: +34/93/490 60 45
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
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.
Car Park: Parking is available at the Barceló Hotel Sants
at a rate of 13 € per day
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.
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.
The Sants Bus Station, Pl. Països Catalans, s/n (08014) is conveniently
located directly below the Barceló Hotel Sants next to the central
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.
Car Park: Parking is available at the Barceló Hotel Sants at a
rate of 13 € per day
A commercial exhibition of analytical instrumentation
and related products and services is planned during the symposium and during
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel: +610-325-9814.
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
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
12 Campus Boulevard
Newtown Square, PA 19073-3273 U.S.A.
Telephone: +610-325-9814/Fax: +610-325-9823
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.