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IUCr sponsorship and support of meetings

Application procedure

Requests for IUCr sponsorship and nominal financial support for meetings are received and considered by the Sub-committee on the Union Calendar, which makes recommendations to the Executive Committee.

Application forms are available from the Chair of the Sub-committee:

Professor D. Viterbo, DISTA, Università del Piemonte Orientale "A: Avogadro", Via V. Bellini 25/G, I-15100 Alessandria, Italy (email: davide.viterbo@mfn.unipmn.it).


The IUCr sponsors symposia and workshops on topics relevant to crystallography. There is a well defined procedure that should be followed when applying for sponsorship. The main rules are as follows:

Sponsored meetings

Acting on the recommendations made by the Sub-committee on the Union Calendar, the following schools and meetings have been or are being sponsored by the IUCr, mostly with financial support.

7-11 March 2005

International School on Crystal Growth: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications to Biological and Nano Crystals

Puebla, Mexico

4-11 April 2005

BCA/CCG 10th Intensive Course in X-ray Structure Analysis

Durham, UK

10-15 April 2005

RapiData 2005

Brookhaven, USA

19-29 May 2005

Evolving Methods for Macromolecular Crystallography

Erice, Italy

20-24 June 2005

Nancy 2005 International School on Mathematical and Theoretical Crystallography

Nancy, France

21-29 June 2005

XVIIth International School on Physics and Chemistry of Condensed Matter and Vth International Symposium on Physics in Material Science: Materials in Transition

Bialowieza, Poland

11-15 December 2005

VII Latin-American Workshop on Magnetism, Magnetic Materials and their Applications

Renaca, Chile

12-17 December 2005

African School and Workshop on X-rays in Materials: New Techniques and Practical Applications

Dakar, Senegal

9-13 January 2006

International Workshop on Crystal Growth and Characterisation of Advanced Materials

Chennai, India

25-29 January 2006

Fourth European Charge Density Meeting (ECDM-IV)

Brandenburg, Germany

23-28 April 2006

RapiData 2006

Brookhaven, USA

8-12 May 2006

Third Moroccan School of Crystallography

Agadir, Morocco

9-18 June 2006

Structure and Function of Large Molecular Assemblies

Erice, Italy

18-24 June 2006

International School on Biological Crystallization

Granada, Spain

19-23 June 2006

Electron Crystallography School

Bangalore, India

26-30 June 2006

Fourth National Crystal Chemical Conference

Chernogolovka, Russia

9-13 July 2006

Thirteenth International Conference on Small-Angle Scattering

Kyoto, Japan

22-27 July 2006

ACA Annual Meeting

Honolulu, USA

6-11 August 2006

23rd European Crystallographic Meeting (ECM-23)

Leuven, Belgium

13-18 August 2006

Sagamore XV: Electron Charge, Spin and Momentum Densities

Warwick, UK

20-25 August 2006

Structural Chemistry - Indaba 5

Kruger National Park, South Africa

27 August - 2 September 2006

IUCr Teaching Commission Intensive School on Single-Crystal X-ray Structural Analysis

Siena, Italy

28 August - 2 September 2006

Structural Analysis by X-ray Diffraction, Crystallography under Perturbation

Nancy, France

1-4 September 2006

Tenth European Powder Diffraction Conference

Geneva, Switzerland

11 - 14 September 2006

XX Conference on Applied Crystallography

Wisla, Poland

15-22 September 2006

Workshop on Use of Monte Carlo Techniques for Design and Analysis of Radiation Detectors and Tenth International Symposium on Radiation Physics (ISRP-10)

Coimbra, Portugal

18 September - 22 September 2006

Aperiodic 2006

Miyagi, Japan

28 September - 1 October 2006

Crystallography at High Pressure

Dubna, Russia

6-13 October 2006

Fundamentals of Modern Methods of Biocrystallography - BioCrys 2006

Oeiras, Portugal

20-23 November 2006

Joint Conference of the Asian Crystallographic Association and the Crystallographic Society of Japan

Tsukuba, Japan

27-30 November 2006

Workshop on Synchrotron-Light Applications in Biological Materials

Cairo, Egypt

14-19 January 2007 - postponed to 15-20 July 2007

International School on Theoretical and Mathematical Crystallography

Havana, Cuba

4 March - 2 April 2007

BCA Intensive Course in X-ray Structure Analysis

Durham, UK

16-20 April 2007

Latin American Workshop on Applications of Powder Diffraction and School on Methods of Powder Diffraction

Campinas, Brazil

22-27 April 2007

RapiData 2007

Brookhaven, USA

7-11 May 2007

6th International Conference on Inelastic X-ray Scattering (IXS2007)

Hyogo, Japan

20-24 May 2007

Fifth International Conference on Solid State Crystals and Eighth Polish Conference on Crystal Growth (ICSSC-5 and PCCG-8)

Zakopane, Poland

7-17 June 2007

Engineering of Crystalline Materials Properties: State-of-the-Art in Modelling, Design, Applications

Erice, Italy

11-15 June 2007

Crystallization: Focus on Membrane Proteins

Brookhaven, USA

11-17 June 2007

School and Workshop on X-ray Micro- and Nanoprobes: Instruments, Methodologies and Applications

Erice, Italy

1-6 July 2007

Gordon Research Conference on Electron Distribution and Chemical Bonding

South Hadley, USA

1-6 and 8-13 July 2007

First School on Materials Applications of the Organic Solid State (SMAOSS) and XVIII International Conference on the Chemistry of the Organic Solid State (XVIII-ICOSS)

Merida, Venezuela

2-6 and 8-12 July 2007

XVI International Conference on Crystal Chemistry and Diffraction Studies of Minerals and Workshop "Minerals as Advanced Materials"

Miass and Apatity, Russia

21-26 July 2007

ACA Annual Meeting

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

23-31 July 2007

International Conference on Neutron and X-ray Scattering

Serpong and Bandung, Indonesia

5 - 11 August 2007

13th International Summer School on Crystal Growth

Park City, Utah, USA

12-16 August 2007

VIII Latin-American Workshop on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials and Their Applications (LAW3M)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

12-17 August 2007

9th International Biology and Synchrotron Radiation Conference

Manchester, UK

22-27 August 2007


Marrakech, Morocco

2-5 September 2007

Symposium in Honour of Professor Dame Louise Johnson, FRS, DBE

Oxford, UK

3-6 September 2007

Advanced Methods in X-ray Charge Density Analysis: Extracting Properties from a Multipolar Refinement

Martina Franca, Italy

6-7 September 2007

Structure Elucidation by Combining Magnetic Resonance, Computation, Modelling and Diffraction (SMARTER)

Aveiro, Portugal

6-9 September 2007

Advances in Crystallography at High Pressure at Large-Scale Facilities

Chilton, UK

17-21 September 2007

Electron Microscopy and Multiscale Modelling

Moscow, Russia

7-9 October 2007

Diffraction Analysis of the Microstructure of Materials

Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

8-12 October 2007

Synchrotron Radiation and Neutrons for Cultural Heritage Studies

Grenoble, France

14-19 October 2007

Quasicrystals - the Silver Jubilee

Tel Aviv, Israel

29-31 October 2007

MSA-GS-ANL Short Course on "Amphiboles"

Rome, Italy

4-7 November 2007

Eighth Asian Crystallographic Assocoation Conference (AsCA '07)


28-29 March 2008

II International Workshop on Layered Materials: 'Structure and Properties'

Vercelli, Italy

30 March - 3 April 2008

Rietveld Refinement Training School

Durham, UK

6-11 April 2008

RapiData 2008

Brookhaven, USA

27 April - 3 May 2008

International School on Mathematical and Theoretical Crystallography

Gargnano, Italy

6-9 May 2008

12th International Workshop on Protein Crystallization

Quintano Roo, Mexico

26-29 May 2008

Fourth Moroccan School of Crystallography

Rabat, Morocco

29 May - 8 June 2008

From Molecules to Medicines: Integrating Crystallography into Drug Discovery

Erice, Italy

31 May - 5 June 2008

ACA Annual Meeting

Knoxville, USA

6-11 June 2008

European Charge Density Meeting

Gravedona, Italy

9-14 June 2008

10th International Conference on Quasicrystals (ICQ10)

Zurich, Switzerland

10-14 June 2008

Crystallization: Focus on Membrane Proteins

Brookhaven, USA

18-22 June 2008

Structure Determination From Powder Diffraction Data: a Hands-on Workshop on X-rays, Synchrotron Radiation and Neutron Diffraction Techniques including Experimental and Computational Aspects

Villigen, Switzerland

22 June - 5 July 2008

The Zurich School of Crystallography Bring Your Own Crystals 2008

Zurich, Switzerland

14-16 July 2008

First K.H. Kuo Summer School of Electron Microscopy and Crystallography: Cryo-Electron Microscopy of Macromolecular Complexes

Beijing, People's Republic of China

19-22 September 2008

European Powder Diffraction Conference (EPDIC-11)

Warsaw, Poland

19-26 January 2009

Second African School and Workshop on X-rays in Materials: Some Established Techniques and Practical Applications

Dakar, Senegal

28 March - 6 April 2009

XII Intensive School on X-ray Structure Analysis

Durham, UK

4-14 June 2009

High-Pressure Crystallography: From Novel Experimental Approaches to Applications in Cutting-Edge Technologies

Erice, Italy

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