The 12th International Conference on Calixarenes (Calix 2013) will be held at Memorial University of Newfoundland (MUN), in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador - Canada's most eastern and youngest Province - from July 14-17, 2013. The conference location, Newfoundland and Labrador, has a rich history of exploration and discovery. Exploration and Discovery will therefore be the theme of Calix2013.

The conference will be hosted by the Chemistry Department, Memorial University of Newfoundland and is organized by Paris Georghiou, Shofiur Rahman, Graham Bodwell, Yuming Zhao, and Mary Flinn of the Chemistry Department.

The International Advisory Board for Calix2013 includes: Jerry Atwood (USA), Javier DeMendoza (Spain), Volker  B�hmer (Germany), Alessandro Casnati (Italy), Jeffery Davis (USA),  Bruce Gibb (USA), Michaele Hardie  (UK), David Reinhoudt  (The Netherlands), Olivia Reinaud (France), Colin L. Raston (Australia), John Sherman (Canada), Takehiko Yamato  (Japan), Mei-Xiang Wang (China).

The timing of the conference is planned to follow 8-ISMSC, the 8th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry which will be held in Crystal City, Virginia, USA from July 7-11, 2013. St. John's is easily accessible during the summer months by direct flights from London Heathrow, Newark, USA and Halifax, Montreal and Toronto, Canada. Check the Location page for more information.

Following the successful Calix11 conference model which was held in Tarragona, Spain in 2011, the Program for Calix2013 will consist of 30 keynote lectures (25 minutes 5 minutes discussion),10 short presentations (6 minutes without discussion) which will be selected from among the abstracts submitted as contributions for the poster sessions, and 2 poster sessions (3 hours total). To make possible an extensive formal and informal discussion and sense of community, the number of participants will be limited to a maximum of 250 and the number of posters to 100.

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