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The International Centre for Diffraction Data is pleased to announce The 7th Pharmaceutical Powder X-ray Diffraction Symposium in Orlando, FL, U.S.A..

Call for Abstracts
Download Call for Papers (PDF)
Accommodations and Travel
General Information
Exhibitor Information
Cancellation Policy

Guidelines for Preparing Abstracts

Abstract Format

  • Paper Size: 8.5 x 11 inches; A4 paper must be formatted for 8.5 x 11 inches
  • Size: Entire abstract, including title, author(s), affiliation(s), and text, must fit into a maximum area of 15 cm (5.9") wide by 20 cm (7.9") high. Please allow a top margin of 3.8 cm (1.5") and 2.54 cm (1") margins on all other sides
  • Font: Times or Times New Roman, 12 point
  • Title: bold, centered, all uppercase (except where lowercase letters are needed for clarity)
  • Leave one blank line between the title and the author(s)
  • Author(s) and affiliation(s): mixed upper and lowercase, centered; if there is more than one author, underline the presenting author's name
  • Leave two blank lines before beginning text
  • Text:
    • text should appear flush left; do not indent
    • use line spacing sufficiently large enough to allow the abstract to be read easily, including subscripts, superscripts and Greek letters
    • a blank line is recommended (space permitting) between new paragraphs

Abstracts may be submitted via the web or by e-mail.

Receipt of abstracts will be confirmed by e-mail. If you do not receive your confirmation within 2 weeks of your submission, please contact Leah Mooney at, phone: 610-325-9814.


The Florida Hotel and Conference Center

1500 Sand Lake Road
Orlando, Florida 32809 USA
Tel: +1-800-588-4656
Fax: +407-855-9863

A block of rooms has been reserved for symposium guests at the Florida Hotel and Conference Center at a special PPXRD rate of $159.00 plus tax and $7.50 per day service charge that covers the following amenities: unlimited in-room high speed internet, newspaper, two bottles of water daily, self parking and scheduled transportation to the Theme Parks such as Disney World and Sea World. To make your reservation, please contact the hotel at +1-800-588-4656 and mention the group name PPXRD or ICDD to receive the group rate.

The Florida Hotel and Conference Center is connected to Orlando 's largest retail shopping mall; minutes from Walt Disney World, SeaWorld, Universal Orlando and easy access to Kennedy Space Center and other area attractions that offer fun for the family.

The hotel provides complimentary self-parking and valet parking is offered for a minimal charge.

Travel & Transportation
The local airport is the Orlando International Airport (MCO).

Shuttle from Airport
Mears Transportation Group
(800.759.5219) . Advance reservations are required.

Local Attractions
If you plan to bring your family along, Orlando, Florida offers numerous activities for all ages. SeaWorld and the many Disney Theme Parks are all located in Orlando.  To purchase discounted attraction tickets, make online dinner reservations or plan your activities while here for the PPXRD symposium, please visit

Average temperature in February is 74°F/23°C  

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 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 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. DETAILS

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

Cancellation Policy
A 50% refund will be issued, if the cancellation is received by the ICDD in writing no later than 15 January 2008 . No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after that date, however, you may transfer your registration to a colleague with advance notice.

Stay Informed
For the latest symposium information:
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Fax: +610-325-9823

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