imsc 2018



Overview

The IMSC 2018 program consists of

SHORT COURSES
Short courses, covering different areas of mass spectrometry (fundamentals, food, MS imaging, newborn screening, etc...), will be given as pre-conference courses on Saturday-Sunday, August 25th-26th. They will provide delegates with the opportunity to update their knowledge on fundamentals and advanced topics in mass spectrometry.


ORAL PRESENTATIONS
The IMSC 2018 program of oral presentations consists of plenary, keynote and oral lectures, award lectures, and a technical program of 5 parallel sessions grouped around the following five main topics:

A. Life sciences
B. Instrumentation and Methods
C. Food and beverage
D. Fundamental mass spectrometry
E. Organic and inorganic MS: challenges & applications


POSTER PROGRAM
The poster program consists of a daily poster exhibition on the same topics as in the oral presentations. Additional topics may be added.


WORKSHOPS
Workshops on different "hot" and high interest topics will be organized during the conference. In an informal atmosphere, participants will be encouraged and invited to talk and debate on different angles of a topic.


COMMERCIAL EXHIBITION
Commercial partners will have a large exhibition space at their disposal in the same location where posters are displayed. They will have the opportunity to meet the attendees and show them the latest developments on instrumentation, technology, applications, methods.


SOCIAL PROGRAM
The social program complements the scientific program of IMSC 2018 and it will create many enjoyable occasions to mingle, talk, meet old friends and make new ones, in the special atmosphere of Florence.
The social program consists of a welcome mixer on Sunday, August 26th and a farewell drink on Friday, August 31st - both included in the registration fee.
The conference gala dinner (with additional admission fee) will take place on Thursday, August 30th in a magnificent location representative of Florence and its enchanting beauty.


KEYDATES

September 1st 2017
Registration opening

October 1st 2017
Abstract submission opening

April 15th 2018
Abstract submission closed

May 15th 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance

June 1st 2018
Early bird registration deadline

June 30th 2018
Late poster abstract submission


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