Hosted by C1net (BBSRC-NIBB), this FREE, two-day conference will bring together academic and industrial partners to identify and address key challenges in the study of those organisms able to grow on C1 compounds and commercially exploit them as platforms for chemical manufacture. The programme will include talks from invited speakers from academia and industry, as well as from selected submitted abstracts and will showcase presentations from C1net POC grant winners.
Rolf Thauer (Max Planck Institute, Germany),
Volker Müller (Goethe-University, Frankfurt),
Linsey Garcia-Gonzalez (VITO NV, Belgium),
Sean Simpson (LanzaTech, USA)
Christopher Brigham (University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, USA)
Guido Saracco (Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Italy)
Alexander Steinbüchel (University of Münster, Germany)
What: Free participation and full board for two nights and two days.
When: 19:00, Sunday 5 November- 17:00, Tuesday 7 November 2017
Where: East Midlands Conference Centre and Orchard Hotel, University of Nottingham, University Park campus, Nottingham, NG7 2RJ
Open to C1net members ONLY. So Join today!
Participation and full board are provided free of charge (thanks to BBSRC funding), but, with limitations on funding, attendance will be on successful application only with priority given to presenters.
A limited number of travel bursaries, up to £50 are available for young researchers (in first 5 years of research) on application.
University of Nottingham delegates will be catered for on a day delegate plus conference dinner basis. Accommodation will not be provided.
Application opens: 1 May 2017
Application closes: 31 August 2017 (but places are limited so apply early to avoid disappointment).
Abstract submission deadline: 31 August 2017
Elevator pitch deadline: 23 October 2017
Talks will be selected from submitted abstracts and should be about 15 minutes long. Abstract deadline 31 August 2017.
All posters will be accepted. The maximum recommended poster size is A0 portrait (90 cm × 120 cm). Velcro tabs will be provided. The presenting author should stand by his/her poster for the whole length of the session.
Pitches are invited to help you find partners for potential projects
Pitches should be 3 minutes with 2 PowerPoint slides (or soap box pitch if you prefer).
Slide 1 – Your name, institute, background and expertise.
Slide 2 – Your interest in C1net and ANY PROJECT IDEAS
You may use our template provided, or your own. Slides should be submitted by 23 October 2017 at the latest.