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    Open Commission Meetings for Thursday 5th August

    Comcifs
    DATA COMMUNICATIONS IN THE 21st CENTURY
    (Gala) 13.00-17.30hrs
    Chair: I.D.Brown


    The growing use of crystallographic databases and improvements in electronic communication are resulting in dramatic changes in the way we report and analyse crystal and molecular structures. This session will review the current state of the CIF project and will present the members views on where the project should be going.

    BACKGROUND INFORMATION

    13.00-13.10hrs

    I.D.Brown

    The CIF project and the role of COMCIFS

    13.10-13.30hrs


    Dictionaries - Recent changes and current developments


    I.D.Brown

    Core and dictionaries in preparation


    H.M. Berman

    mmCIF


    H.J. Bernstein

    imgCIF/CBF

    13.30-13.45hrs

    B. McMahon

    The problem of Intellectual Property Rights

    13.45-14.15hrs

    Bernstein, Bourne, Edgington, Westbrook

    What Software is Available and what Should be Available?

    LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

    14.15-14.30hrs

    B. McMahon

    Use of CIF in Scientific Publication

    14.30-14.45hrs

    E.M. Westbrook

    CIF and the Web

    14.45-15.10hrs

    Hall, Westbrook

    Where are the Dictionary Definition Languages Going?

    15.10-15.30hrs


    Break

    15.30-17.00hrs

    Panel Discussion with the Speakers

    Whither CIF?


    Adrian Lapthorn
    Last modified: Tue Jul 13 21:21:59 BST 1999