2ND CALL FOR PAPERS: IBBS 17 in Manchester, UK

Published on 05/09/2017 | by Waterline Admin

IBBS 17 – the 17th Triennial International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation Symposium is being held in Manchester, UK from 5th – 8th September 2017. The theme is “Preservation & Protection of Materials”  and there will be sessions on:

  • Antiadhesive Surfaces
  • Antimicrobial Surfaces
  • Biocides
  • Biocorrosion
  • Biodegradation
  • Biofilms and Biofilm Control Strategies
  • Bioremediation
  • Constructional Materials, Including Paints
  • Cultural Heritage/Cultural Property
  • Decontamination
  • Emerging Topics
  • Fuels and Lubricants
  • Modern Investigative Methods
  • Pharmaceuticals

In addition, there will be a session of short papers specifically aimed at young/early career scientists and for researchers to present “work in progress”.

Submission of Abstracts:  
Oral presentations will be 20 minutes long with a session of short, 10 minute, papers for young scientists and researchers to present “work in progress”.

Online submissions for oral and poster papers – www.ibbs17.org/abstracts. Please submit your abstracts as soon as possible to ensure that they have a good chance of being selected for the conference.

There will be prizes for the best oral presentation, young scientist’s presentation and poster.

Registration:  
Reduced registration rates before 1st July and for IBBS members and young scientists – www.ibbs17.org/registration.

Mayoral Reception:  
A complimentary reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Manchester at the city’s town hall (pictured).

Conference Dinner:  
The conference dinner, at only £30, takes place at the prestigious and historic Midland Hotel, Manchester – guest speaker Prof. Joanna Verran of Manchester Metropolitan University. See – www.ibbs17.org/dinner.

Sponsorship:  
Sponsorship enables us to support young/early years scientists and we are very grateful to those organisations supporting IBBS 17.  If your company would like to join them please see www.ibbs17.org/sponsors.  There will be an associated sponsors’ exhibition.

Full details of IBBS 17 can be found at the conference website – www.ibbs17.org and further information can be downloaded from HERE.

We look forward to greeting you in Manchester for IBBS 17.

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