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Photosynthetic Membranes Conference(2nd notice)

Dr. B. R. Green brgreen at unixg.ubc.ca
Wed Apr 9 13:10:51 EST 1997

Second Announcement and Application Forms

University of British Columbia - Vancouver, B.C., Canada
July 31- Aug.2, 1997
Associated with the joint ASPP/CSPP/JSPP/ASSP Conference, Aug. 2-6, 1997

Aim: to bring together researchers and students working on any aspect of
chloroplast biogenesis, physiological adaptation,
photoproteiction/photoinhibition or any aspect of the light reactions of
photosynthesis. People who will have posters at the ASPP conference might
like to present their results in person at this meeting, where they would
have a more focussed audience and opportunity for some real discussions.

 Keynote Speakers:
Neil Hoffman, Carnegie Institution, Stanford. "Thylakoid Membrane Assembly:
Structure and Function of Chloroplast signal Recognition Particle"

Norman Huner, University of Western Ontario. "Environmental Regulation of
Light Energy Converting Processes"

General Information
	All sessions will be held on the campus of the University of
British Columbia, in the Woodward Instructional Resources Building. The
only exception will be the opening reception on Thursday evening, which
will be held in the Fireside Lounge, Gage Towers.
	We hope to be able to schedule as many people as possible to speak
for 15 min. in the three half-day session. On Aug.1 there will be an
all-day poster session, either in the concourse adjoining the lecture halls
or in a neighbouring room. Coffee will be served at breaks and a picnic
buffet lunch on Aug.1. Soft drinks and snacks are available at all times
from vending machines.
	The Third International Symposium on Inorganic Carbon Utilization
by Aquatic Photosynthetic Organisms will be meeting July 27 to Aug.1. Its
sessions will take place in an adjoining lecture hall, and we will probably
share a common poster space on Aug.1. Contact Brian Colman
(colman at unicaat.yorku.ca or fax 416-736-5698) or check the ASPP website
(http://www.aspp.org/meetings/) for more information.
	The ASPP/CSPP/JSPP/ASSP sessions start the afternoon of Aug.2 and
take place in downtown hotels. Bus service to downtown is good.
	We have reserved a block of rooms in Gage Towers (UBC Conference
Centre) on campus for the two satellite conferences. Six single rooms share
a bathroom, kitchenette and small common space and cost $33 (Can.)  per
night plus tax. Arrangements should be made directly with the Conference
Centre using the attached form.
	It may be possible to arrange to stay there during the big
conference, but most conferees will be staying in hotels downtown closer to
the meeting and various amenities. Wherever you decide to stay for the big
conference, you should
Registration and Abstracts
(1)Registration: Please fill in the attached form and mail it along with
the registration fee  (money order or bank draft) in Canadian dollars to:
		Dr. Beverley R. Green,
		Botany Dept., University of B.C.
		#3529-6270 University Boulevard,
		Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z4
	Registration Fees: (Canadian Dollars)
	Faculty &  Principal Investigators		$125
	Postdoctoral Fellows			   100
	Graduate Students				     75
(2)Abstracts: Deadline for receipt of abstracts will be May 15, 1997.
	Abstracts should be typed on a piece of plain white paper to fill a
space no larger than 16 cm wide by 10 cm long. Title in capital letters
should come first, followed by authors names and affiliations (not
capitalized). Underline name of presenter. The abstracts will be copied two
to a page and handed out to participants at arrival.
	Send abstract along with registration fee and form. Since this is a
small conference with limited help available, we are not really set up to
accept abstracts electronically except in an emergency. And we do need your
registration fee! If you intend to come but are having problems with the
deadline, send an e-mail to brgreen at unixg.ubc.ca and we will hold a place
for you.
For More Information:
e-mail:  brgreen at unixg.ubc.ca
Phone:1-604-822-2349 (lab -3613)
Fax:	1-604-822-6089
UBC Botany Dept. Webpage: http://www.science.ubc.ca/departments/botany/
July 31 - August 2, 1997, University of B.C., Vancouver
Please print out this form and mail it with your registration fee and
abstract (or title) to:
		Dr. Beverley R. Green,
		Botany Dept., University of B.C.
		#3529-6270 University Boulevard,
		Vancouver, B.C., Canada V6T 1Z4

Last Name: __________________________________First

Street Address:



Province/State:________________Country______________---________Postal Code
/ Zip:____________


Registration Fees: Please send the fee by cheque, money order or bank draft
in Canadian dollars. It should be marked payable to Dr. B.R.
Green-Photosynthetic Membranes.
	Please check the box next to the fee you are enclosing:
	Faculty &  Principal Investigators		$125   ______
	Postdoctoral Fellows			 $100  ______
	Graduate Students				   $75  ______

Abstracts: Deadline for receipt of abstracts: May 15, 1997.
Abstracts should be typed on a separate piece of plain white paper to fill
a space no larger than 16 cm wide by 10 cm long. Title in capital letters
should come first, followed by authors names and affiliations (not
capitalized). Underline name of presenter. Please use the most legible (and
largest) typeface possible.
I would like to : 	give a 15-20 min talk with slides or vue-graphs ______
			give a poster only ______
			participate but not present _______

Title of Presentation:
University of British Columbia

Photosynthetic Membrane Meeting
July 31 - August 2, 1997

Please print out this form and mail or fax it to the address at the bottom
of the page.

Last Name: _________________________________First

Street Address:



Province /
Postal Code /Zip:____________Phone:_________________________

Arrival Date:	______________________ Departure Date:________________________
(Check-in 2 pm)                                           (Check-out 11am)
Estimated Time of Arrival:_______________________


Room Types: Single Room with Shared Washroom
Rate: $33.00
All rates are quoted in Canadian Funds and are subject to applicable tax


No deposit is required to guarantee shared washroom accomodation.
Full payment in Canadian funds is due at check-in by cash, traveller's
cheques, VISA, or Mastercard (no personal cheques).


Please mail or fax this request before June 27, 1997

***Registration for the ASPP Conference is 30% higher than expected and a
room shortage is anticipated, so send in your request as soon as possible!!

Reservations Office, UBC Conference Centre
5961 Student Union Blvd., Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 2C9
Tel: (604) 822-1010
Fax: (604) 822-1001

If mailing please indicate if previously faxed by checking yes_____ or no______

Group code: G7072

Dr. Beverley R. Green,
Dept. of Botany,
University of British Columbia,
Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1Z4
Phone: 1-604-822-2349
Fax: 1-604-822-6089

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