Social Programme

Student Beer Party

The informal Student Beer Party will take place at Náplavka near the Symposium Venue of the Vltava River riverbank on Wednesday 19 July 2023 at 20:00.

Free vouchers for two beers per student will be available upon request at the Registration Desk/Symposium Office for those who paid the student registration fee (a fixed number of free vouchers will be distributed).

The Informal Student Beer Party is accessible from the Symposium Venue, the Hermitage Hotel Prague by 6-min walking.



Winning prizes for the best student poster are Ka Man Cheung (The Chinese University of Hong Kong People's Republic of China) and Viktor Pedersen (University of Copenhagen, Denmark).

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We are proud to announce that
Colin Nuckolls will deliver the IOCB Keynote Lecture and
Ron Naaman Organic Materials Keynote Lecture

Two prizes for the best student posters will be sponsored by Thieme Publishing House.

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Housing is open


January 2023
On-line registration open.

by 1 May 2023
Short Communication abstract submission

by 3 May 2023
Notification of Short Communication acceptance

by 15 May 2023
Early registration payment

by 15 June 2023
Poster abstract submission

Symposium Dinner

The Potrefená husa Albertov restaurant is located just a 5-min walk from the Symposium Venue, the Hermitage Hotel Prague, and next to the Albertov tram stop (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 12, 14, 17, 18, 24 and 25). The restaurant offers traditional Czech and international specialties influenced by modern trends in gastronomy, the preparation of which you can watch in the open kitchen. The restaurant offers eight types of draught beer from the Staropramen brewery portfolio, as well as selected wines, spirits and cocktails.


Symposium Excursion

A three-hour walk through the Prague's most famous sights with a professional guide with years of experience guiding foreigners. She will guide you through Prague Castle, for many centuries the seat of Czech kings, and show you the pearl of Baroque architecture in the Czech lands, the library of Strahov Monastery, the oldest Premonstratensian monastery in Bohemia, founded in 1143, with a spectacular view of Prague, then head to the Lesser Town full of magnificent palaces to take you across Charles Bridge to the winding streets of the Old Town and the Jewish Town.

When: 14:00 - 17:00 on Thursday afternoon

Price: 12 EUR

strahovCharles bridge in Prague, Czech republic