2nd RSC-BMCS / RSC-CICAG

Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry

 

Monday-Tuesday,  2nd to 3rd September 2019

 

Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, UK

 

 

Registration is open

 

Twitter hashtag - #AIChem19

 

Downloads and Links
Online registration - to pay by card
Registration form - for payment by bank transfer or cheque
 

First announcement

Abstract template - closing dates are 31st March (oral) and 5th July (poster)

Bursary application form - closing date is 15th July
 

Directions to the venue

Venue site plan
RSC website

 

Synopsis
Artificial Intelligence is presently experiencing a renaissance in development of new methods and practical applications to ongoing challenges in Chemistry. Following the success of the inaugural “Artificial Intelligence in Chemistry” meeting in 2018, we are pleased to announce that the Biological & Medicinal Chemistry Sector (BMCS) and Chemical Information & Computer Applications Group (CICAG) of the Royal Society of Chemistry are once again organising a conference to present the current efforts in applying these new methods. The meeting will be held over two days and will combine aspects of artificial intelligence and deep machine learning methods to applications in chemistry.

 

Confirmed Speakers

The programme will include several keynote lectures from key opinion leaders in the field, as well as a number of talks and flash poster presentations.

 

Presentation title to be confirmed

Keynote: Regina Barzilay, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
 

Presentation title to be confirmed

Olexandr Isayev, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

 

Deep learning for drug discovery
KeynoteDavid Koes, University of Pittsburgh, USA
 

Presentation title to be confirmed

Adrian Roitberg, University of Florida, USA

 

Who should attend

This meeting was of interest to scientists of any level of experience from academia and industry.
 

Call for Papers

Applications for both oral and poster presentations are welcomed. Posters will be displayed throughout the day and applicants are asked if they wished to provide a two-minute flash oral presentation when submitting their abstract. The closing dates for submissions are:

- 31st March for oral and

- 5th July for poster

Please download an abstract template here.

 

Registration and Bursaries

Online registration - to pay be card

Registration form - to pay by cheque or bank transfer

 

Registration fees include full attendance at the conference dinner on Monday evening, 2nd September.

 

£300 RSC member
£363 Non-member
£150 RSC student* member
£200 Student* non-member
* Student is undergraduate or post-graduate, not post-doc
Member is a paid-up member of the RSC. A late fee of £30 will apply to payments received from 22nd June onwards.

A number of RSC-BMCS and RSC-CICAG student bursaries are available up to a value of £250, to support registration, travel and accommodation costs for PhD and post-doctoral applicants studying at European academic institutions. The closing date for bursary applications is 15th July.
 

Please download a bursary application form here.

 

Accommodation in College
Bedrooms have been held at Fitzwilliam College for Sunday and Monday nights (1st and 2nd September) on a bed and breakfast basis. The charges are:

- £69 per night with en suite bedroom and

- £62 per night in a semi-en suite bedroom.

A semi-en suite bedroom has a private shower and wash-hand basin, and shared WC on the corridor for up to six guests. Bedrooms may be booked via the registration process above.

 

Exhibition
There will be a relevant trade exhibition and the charge is £1,250 including one full delegate's attendance.  The exhibition will be held in the same rooms as the catering (refreshments and lunch) and posters, and the exhibition package will include:
• stand space measuring 3 metres wide x 2 metres deep
• one table measuring 1.8 wide x 0.75 deep x 0.75 m high and a chair

• electrical and wi-fi access
• the option to include a promotional page for your organisation in the delegate handbook
• logo acknowledgement in the delegate handbook

• one full delegate attendance
 

Those companies wishing to have a trade stand are asked to book early to avoid disappointment as space is limited.    

 

Delegate pack inserts may be booked at £150, comprising no more than two pages of A4 fixed together.

 

Cancellation Policy
In the event of cancellation before 16th August, 80% of the fee paid will be refunded. Cancellations must be received in writing. Refunds will not be possible from that date although substitutions are possible at any time.

In the unlikely event of cancellation of the meeting, fees paid will be refunded in full.  Registration acknowledgements will be sent within two weeks.
 

Venue and Travel
Fitzwilliam College, Storey's Way, Cambridge CB3 0DG, UK.   Directions to venue may be found here, and a College site plan be found here.  Fitzwilliam College is short walk from central Cambridge.

 

Rail and Air: The College is 2.7 miles from Cambridge railway station, and 32 miles from Stansted airport.

 

Car:  There are two car parks on site: one accessible from Huntingdon Road and the other on Storey’s Way via the Porters’ Lodge.

 

Sponsors
This second symposium is organised by the RSC BMCS (Biological and Medicinal Chemistry Sector) and the RSC CICAG (Chemical Information and Computer Applications Group). 

    

 

Sponsors were sought to support the low registration fees offered to students attending this event.

 

We are grateful to our confirmed sponsors

 

 

We are grateful to EFMC for their support of this event

 

Organising Committee
Nathan Brown, BenevolentAI (chairman)

Samantha Hughes, AstraZeneca
Phil Jones, BioAscent

Chris Swain, Cambridge MedChem Consulting

 

Secretariat Contact
Maggi Churchouse, 3 East Barn, Market Weston Road, Thelnetham, Diss IP22 1JJ, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)1359 221004
E-mail:  maggi@maggichurchouseevents.co.uk

 

To contact the secretariat, please send an e-mail.

 

Registration is open

 


 

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