Final program — Book of abstracts
This year the Società Italiana di Fotobiologia (SIFB), the Gruppo Italiano di Fotochimica (GIF), the Société Française de Photobiologie (SFPb) and the Groupe Français de Photochimie, Photophysique et Photosciences (GFP2P) have launched the first Joint Congress of the French and Italian Photochemists and Photobiologists.
The congress will be held in Bari from 19 to 22 September 2016 at the University of Bari “Aldo Moro”, ex-Palazzo delle Poste, Piazza Cesare Battisti, 1.
Bari is the capital of the Italian region of Apulia. It has a well-connected international airport (http://portal.aeroportidipuglia.it/) and is easily reachable from numerous cities across Europe, including Paris and Bruxelles. The airport is very close to the city and is served by buses and metro.
You are kindly invited to join us in beautiful Bari to present your recent scientific results to a stimulating and interested audience. To facilitate the participation of young scientists and students attending the congress either with oral or poster presentation, a large number of fellowships will be available. Two plenary lectures and several keynote lectures will be delivered during numerous joint and parallel sessions covering a wide range of topics on the major streams of photochemical and photobiological sciences and their application.
Official language is English.
The topics for the Joint Sessions include:
Photochemical, photophysical and photobiological approaches in medicine and environmental science
Sensing and imaging
Devices and advanced material in photochemistry and photobiology
Artificial biomimetic and natural photosynthesis
Photophysical/chemical methods for cultural heritage
Topics for Parallel sessions include:
PDT and nanomedicine
Photodermatology and photoprotection
Photosensors and photoprotection in plants and microrganisms
Fast processes in photobiology
Molecular and cellular targets – UV effects – DNA lesions and repair
The programme includes open oral presentation and lively poster session and a social event in beautiful Apulia. Information and updates will be available at www.sifb.it
Looking forward to meet you in Bari
Giorgia Miolo (SIFB) Evelyne Sage (SFBp) Alberto Credi (GIF) Mohamed Sarakha (GFP2P) Massimo Trotta (Local Organizer).
Registration fee includes access to all scientific sessions and the exhibition/poster/meeting rooms, book of abstracts, coffee breaks and welcome reception.
Pre-registration must be accompanied by a payment otherwise it will not be processed. In all other cases, the on-site registration fee will be taken as a basis.
Requests for refunds must be made in writing to the SIFB Treasurer, address as below. There will be a EUR 25 fee for any registration cancellation. NO REFUNDS HONOURED AFTER 15 AUGUST 2016.
A list of comfortable and close hotels can be found in the website. Please consider to book as early as possible due to the presence of concurrent events.
Congress registration and fees
Register before July 15th and save up to 25 euros with our Early Bird discount. Please use the form on the website.
Please submit your registration form by sending it as word document (either doc or docx) to the email address email@example.com . Please entitle the file with the last name of the partecipant.
|Before 15 July 2016||Before 15 August 2015||On-site|
|Members||€ 130||€ 150||€ 155|
|Students||€ 60||€ 60||€ 60|
|Non members||€ 250||€ 250||€ 250|
|Social Dinner||€ 30|
Registration dues for SIFB members may be paid by the following methods
1. Bank transfer: Please transfer the funds using the following bank details
Società Italiana di Fotobiologia – ONLUS
Banca: Cassa di Risparmio del Veneto, Filiale di Padova, via Belzoni
IBAN: IT47 D062 2512 1071 0000 0006 836 BIC: IBSPIT2PXXX
Please be sure that your bank transfer includes your name to easily identify the source of the payment. Please send also a copy of the bank transfer to SIFB treasure Prof. Elena Reddi (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2. Payment on-site only by cash.
Please submit your abstract by June 10th, 2016.
The template for your abstract can be found on the website.
NOTE: Young investigators applying for fellowship must sent the abstract by May 20th. The selecting committee will evaluate abstracts and communicate decision to applicants by June 10th.
Please, carefully use the Author Guidelines in the abstract submission.
For any problem with the Author Guidelines, please contact Massimo Trotta (email@example.com).
Please submit your abstract by sending it as word document (either doc or docx) to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org . Please entitle the file with the last name of the presenting author.
Fellowships for attending the Congress
The four Societies are pleased to announce that a number of fellowships are available to young photobiologists and photochemists to stimulate their participation in the Joint Congress of the French and Italian Societies for Photochemistry and Photobiology.
NOTE: For young investigators the abstract must be sent before May 20th to allow the fellowships be assigned from the selecting committee.
The successful candidate must present an oral or poster communication. Fellow will be awarded with the full registration fee, accommodation for three nights at the Hotel Moderno or at the Residence Moderno and a free ticket to the congress social dinner.