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Preszow Riri rpreszow at be.ac.ulb
Thu Oct 21 09:48:41 EST 1993

Dear colleague:

The next European Meeting on Drosophila Neurobiology will take place 
near Montpellier, France, from Monday October 3 at 9AM to Thursday 
October 6 at noon. The venue will be at La Grande Motte, in a pleasant 
hotel somewhat isolated in a pinewood. The place is out of sight of 
any unseemly building, yet within walking distance of the sea (3 min) 
and the nearest "cafe" (1 min). The place can accomodate up to 150 

We plan to have about 20 talks (30' + 10' disc), and 25 short 
presentations (15' + 5' discussion), and two poster sessions. We also 
plan to spend an afternoon in the very beutiful medieval city of 
Aigues-Mortes which in October will be mercifully empty of tourists. 

The price of registration will be 1200FF for four days (Sunday to 
Thursday). In order to keep the meeting as inexpensive as possible, we 
have decided that the registration fee will cover exactly the hotel + 
organizing expenses, and therefore no travel will be covered. For the 
same reason we chose the so-called "half-pension" scheme, ie. 
breakfast and dinner are included but not lunch - there is a lovely 
bakery, grocery and butchery next to the cafe.

We would like to know at your earliest convenience, and preferably by 
return of the mail, whether you plan to attend this meeting. We would 
also like to have a rough estimate of the number of people from your 
lab that would also come. We expect that the deadline for registration 
will be sometime in March, but we should be pleased to have at least a 
rough estimate of who will probably come so that we can proceed with 
the organization. Thanks a lot in advance. 

The organizers: 

Alain GHYSEN, Brussels
fax:(32.2)650.9744   phone:(32.2)650.9936   e-mail: aghysen at ulb.ac.be 

Christine DAMBLY-CHAUDIERE, Montpellier
 (fax, phone and e-mail not known yet)

Secretariat :

Henriette PRESZOW, Brussels
fax: (32.2.)650.9744   phone: (32.2)650.9946   e-mail: 
rpreszow at ulb.ac.be

PS - the address list for this meeting is somewhat chaotic. In order 
to establish a list of all potentially interested labs we send this 
information to a large section of the drosophila community. Even if 
you are not at all interested, could you please make sure that people 
that might be interested in drosophila neurobiology (in your 
institute) know of this meeting, and send us their e-mail or any 
address if they have not received this message themselves? Thanks a 

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