Chemical Computing Group is pleased to announce that the next European UGM & Conference
will be held from May 16th to 19th, 2017 at the Tivoli Hotel and Congress Center
in central Copenhagen, Denmark.
Our annual scientific meeting is a 4-day event consisting of 2 days of workshops (May 16-17)
and 2 days of scientific presentations (May 18-19), as well as plenty of opportunities to
socialize during our receptions and conference dinner.
Please note that space is limited so early registration is recommended.
|TUESDAY, May 16 - Workshops||DAY 1|
Structure Preparation / Side-Chain Rotamer Exploration / Electron Density Maps / Solvent Analysis with 3D-RISM
|WEDNESDAY, May 17 - Workshops & Poster Session||DAY 2|
R-Group Profiles and Analysis / MOEsaic / MMP Analysis / Descriptor Calculations / Conformational Searching / Molecular Alignments / Pharmacophore Modeling and Searching / Diversity Analysis
Protein Engineering / Protein Properties / Developability / Hot Spot Analysis / Antibody Modeling / Humanization / Molecular Surfaces
Pharmacophore Modeling / Docking / Fragment-based Design / Scaffold Replacement / R-Group Screening / Project Search / Protein-Ligand Interaction Fingerprints
Protein Alignments and Superposition / Loop and Linker Modeling / Homology Modeling / Protein- Protein Docking / Protein Solubility Analysis / 2D Hot Spot Mapping / PLIF / Biologics QSAR Modeling
|18:30-20:30||Opening Reception & Poster Session|
|THURSDAY, May 18 - Scientific Presentations||DAY 3|
Karl-Heinz Baringhaus, Site Director R&D Frankfurt, Sanofi Deutschland GmbH
Rod Hubbard, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of York and Vernalis plc
Jérôme Hert, Section Head, Computer-Aided Drug Design, F. Hoffmann-La Roche
Ben Allen, Senior Computational Research Scientist, e-Therapeutics plc
Peder Svensson, Director, Computational Chemistry and Biology, CIO, Integrative Research Laboratories Sweden AB
Andy Davis, Project Director, AstraZeneca R&D, Sweden
Yafeng Xue, Senior Scientist, AstraZeneca R&D, Sweden
Alexey Rak, Head of Bio Structure and Biophysics, Integrated Drug Discovery, Sanofi R&D
Mike King, Senior Group Leader, CADD, UCB Pharma
Elizabeth Sourial, Executive Vice President, Chemical Computing Group
Stephen Harper, Senior Scientist, Immunocore Ltd.
Cristina Sensi, Scientific Assessment Specialist, Merck Serono S.p.A.
Alan Lewis, Scientific Leader and GSK Fellow, GlaxoSmithKline
|18:30-22:00||Drinks Reception and Conference Dinner, at the National Museum of Denmark|
|FRIDAY, May 19 - Scientific Presentations||DAY 4|
Matthias Witschel, Principal Scientist, BASF SE
Peter Schmidtke, Scientific Project Manager, Discngine
Nikolaus Stiefl, Senior Investigator, Novartis
Grace Edmund, Computational Chemist, InhibOx
Björn Windshügel, Head of Structure-Based Drug Design, Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME
Andrew Henry, Principal Scientist, Chemical Computing Group
Lennart Bunch, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen
Matthew Habgood, Senior Computational Chemist, Evotec (UK) Ltd.
Jose Duca, Global Head of Computer-Aided Drug Discovery, Novartis
There will be a number of complimentary hands-on workshops on MOE, for computational chemists, medicinal chemists, and for biological therapeutics,
on May 16th (afternoon) & May 17th (morning & afternoon). Workshops will be held at the Tivoli Hotel and Congress Center. See above for details.
We are accepting abstracts for posters. If you are interested in presenting a poster during the meeting, please include your poster title and abstract on your registration form.
Poster presenters will receive a 25% discount on the early/regular registration fee. Poster viewing will be scheduled on Wednesday evening (May 17), during the opening reception.
Deadline for poster submission is April 10th, 2017.
There will be 3 main social functions during the UGM & Conference 2017. An opening reception with posters on Wednesday evening (May 17), a conference drinks reception and dinner at
the National Museum of Denmark on the evening of Thursday (May 18) and a closing reception on Friday afternoon (May 19).
Accommodation and travel arrangements are the responsibility of attendees. Copenhagen is a very popular destination for tourists and business
people alike and therefore hosts a good range of accommodation options.
The official conference hotel is Tivoli Hotel and Congress Center. A 10% discount on standard accommodation rates at the Tivoli is available for attendees at the UGM & Conference;
information about this will be provided with confirmation of registration.
Conference fees are EUR 200 before March 17th, 2017 - EUR 300 thereafter.
The fees give attendees full access to all workshop sessions, scientific presentations, meals* and social functions. Attendees presenting an accepted
poster will receive a 25% discount on early/regular registration.
* May 16: afternoon refreshments
| May 17: morning/afternoon refreshments, lunch and canapés during the opening reception
| May 18: morning/afternoon refreshments, lunch and conference dinner
| May 19: morning/afternoon refreshments and lunch.
We look forward to welcoming you to Copenhagen this coming May!