Important Dates
August 22, 2011
Open Ceremony.
August 29, 2011
Closing Ceremony.


  • August 2011

    The latest Instructions to arrive to Colegios Mayores are available here.
  • August 2011

    Final Program files are ready to download.

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To download the full Timetable at a glance, please click here.

Monday, August 22 Registration Opens(11:00)
Pre-Congress Workshops
Opening ceremony                               (18:30 - 19:30)
Ewald Prize Lectures                           (19:30 - 20:30)
Welcome Reception                             (20:30 - 22:00)
Tuesday, August 23 Scientific Session
ALBA Meeting                                       (13:00-14:50)
Evening: IUCr General Assembly
Wednesday, August 24 Scientific Session
Cambridge Structural Database
Discussion Forum
(13:00 - 14:50) 
Protein Data Bank Q & A Session        (13.40-14:40)
Evening: IUCr General Assembly
              ES1 Talk & Film by Juan Manuel García Ruiz
             "The Mistery of the Giant Crystals"
Thursday, August 25 Scientific Session
Evening: Cultural Activity
Friday, August 26 Scientific Session
Evening: Gjønnes Medal Presentation
               and Lecture                          (18:30 - 20:00)
               Remembering Lodovico      
(18:30 - 20:00)
               Congress Dinner                 
(21:00 - 01:00)
Saturday, August 27 Scientific Session
Evening: IUCr General Assembly
               ES2 Talk: The making of Bernal’s Picasso:
               a documentary
where Art meets Sciences
               by Celerino Abad-Zapatero

Sunday, August 28 Scientific Session
Evening: IUCr General Assembly
               ES3 Talk1 (Nonius): A view from inside,
               by Frank Van Meurs
               ES3 Talk2 (Nonius): Choosing a single
               crystal diffraction system: an insider’s view, 

               by Anita Coetzee
               ES3 Film: Naturally Obsessed: The making
a scientist, by Harry Powell
Monday, August 29 Scientific Session
Closing Ceremony
Tuesday, August 30 Congress Tours

This is an archive of the official website for the IUCrXXI Congress at Madrid in 2011. Some images and text may be missing and some links no longer work.