special edition – ISGS NewsLetter: Sol-Gel 2013

Special edition – ISGS NewsLetter: Sol-Gel 2013

The NewsLetter of the International Sol-Gel Society


The XVII International Sol-Gel Conference – Madrid, Spain – 25-30 August 2013
We are pleased to share with you this special edition NL with important announcements.

Life Achievement Award 2013
Donald R. Ulrich Award 2013
d.avnirProfessor David Avnir, distinguished recipient of the Life Achievement Award – 2013… More >> The Selection Committee and the ISGS Board have decided to give the Ulrich Award 2013 to Dr. Yusuke Daiko, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan… More >>
ISGS Best poster Awards
ISGS Student Travel Grants
Two Best Posters will be selected during the poster sessions by a jury composed of members of the ISGS Board, for both the scientific quality of the work and the presentation of the scientific information on the poster. By awarding these Prizes, the ISGS intends to encourage young researchers who have a promising career ahead. 2 or 3 travel grants will be offered by the International Sol-gel Society as support for students travel to Spain  for participating to the 17th International Sol-Gel Conference in Madrid. The application is open untill May 22 and the results will be notified byJune 3. See application procedure and criteriaMore >>
Industrial Session (new)
ISGS Sponsors during Sol-Gel 2013
This year the ISGS will introduce an exciting new Industrial Session at the conference with speakers belonging to different industries. The session will highlight the potential of sol-gel science for different industrial applications ranging from bulk to thin-films. The goal of this session is also to facilitate exchanges between the academic and the industrial worlds. The session will be 2:30 long with 3 invited talks and 4 oral communications. The detailed program will be soon announced on the ISGS website and on the Conference website.

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If your Company is interested in supporting the various actions implemented by the ISGS during the Conference… More>>

ISGS “come together” Party
On Sunday August 25th, the ISGS invites you to attend an ISGS pre-conference party in a friendly setting near the conference center. This party will take place just after the conference welcome reception and will last until 12am or more for the Aficionados.
This “get together” party will give all attendees and their guest a chance to socialize and network.
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