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    Programme Schedule
    Wednesday 4th August

    Registration

    Registration will begin at 12.00 noon at the SECC.

    Please bring your Confirmation of Registration with you as you will be registered numerically. This document will be required to gain access to the SECC. Your conference documents and delegate bag will be available at the Registration Desks located in the Exhibition Hall. Each registered delegate and accompanying person will receive a Congress badge. Badges must be worn by all persons at the SECC.

    Workshops

    From 10.00 - 16.00hrs there are a number of workshops running at the SECC.

    Opening Ceremony

    The XVIIIth IUCr Opening Ceremony will take place in the Clyde Auditorium at the SECC. It will begin with welcome remarks and the presentation of the Ewald Award and Lecture, and will be complemented with traditional Scottish entertainment provided by fiddlers and one of Scotland's championship pipe bands.

    17:45 - 17:58hrs2 pipers welcome delegates into auditorium
    17:58 - 18:00hrsVIPs piped onto stage.
    18:00 - 18:20hrsWelcome speeches.
    18:20 - 18:25hrsAward of Ewald Medal to Professor G.N.Ramachandran.
    18.25 - 18:55hrsAcceptance and Lecture by Professor Vijayan.
    18:55 - 19:40hrsEntertainment: Singers, Clarsach player, Pipes, drums and brass of the Band of the 31st, dancers, slides of Scotland.
    19:45 - 19:50hrsLord Provost's Welcome. Band marches delegates to reception.
    19:50 - 20:45hrsReception
    20:45hrsBand march past
    21:00hrsCoaches to hotels.

    Adrian Lapthorn
    Last modified: Tue Aug 3 14:50:15 BST 1999