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Twenty-Third General Assembly and International Congress of Crystallography

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The Twenty-Third General Assembly of the IUCr and the Twenty-Third International Congress of Crystallography will be held at the Palais des congrès de Montréal, Canada, August 5-12, 2014, at the invitation of the National Research Council of Canada. Registration, the Opening Ceremony and the presentation of the Tenth Ewald Prize will take place on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

The scientific programme will include invited lectures, microsymposia, a special IYCr2014 session, workshops and poster sessions. Exhibits of commercial and non-commercial equipment and books, as well as crystallographic software and database demonstrations, will also be held. Internet access will be available to all participants. J. Britten is Chair of the International Programme Committee (IPC) and A. Berghuis and M. Cygler are Co-Chairs of the Local Organizing Committee.

The Scientific Program announcement appeared in Volume 21, Number 3 of the IUCr Newsletter. More information can be found in this issue and at www.iucr2014.org/.

This announcement constitutes formal notice of the date and place of the General Assembly (Statute 5.3). The sessions of the General Assembly have been scheduled provisionally for the evenings of Wednesday, August 6, Thursday, August 7, Sunday, August 10, and Monday, August 11. The deadlines for proposals for amendments to Statutes, proposals for the agenda, receipt of reports and budgets from Commissions, etc., which are laid down in the Statutes and By-Laws of the IUCr, are listed below.


General Assembly Timetables

Preparing for the General Assembly

February 6

Proposals for amendments to Statutes to General Secretary

March 6

Estimated budgets from Commissions to Executive Committee

April 6

Proposals for agenda of General Assembly to General Secretary

Proposals for amendments to Statutes to National Committees and Commissions

April 30

Reports of Commissions to General Secretary

May 28

Report of Executive Committee to National Committees and Commissions

Reports of Commissions to National Committees and Commissions

Budget to National Committees and Commissions

Agenda to National Committees and Commissions



During the General Assembly

'Before'

Notice by National Committees to General Secretary of names of delegates, alternates and chairs of delegations, and of distribution of votes if not one per delegate.

96 hours

Nominations by Executive Committee for Officers of IUCr

72 hours

Recommendations by Commissions to General Secretary for Chairs and members of Commissions

48 hours

Nominations by Executive Committee for Chair and members of Commissions

Notification of motion to amend or suspend By-Laws

36 hours

Notice to General Secretary of nominations by delegates for Officers of IUCr

24 hours

Posting of nominations by delegates for Officers of IUCr

24 hours

Notice to General Secretary of nominations by delegates for Chairs and members of Commissions

12 hours

Posting of nominations by delegates for Chairs and members of Commissions

Michael H. Dacombe (execsec@iucr.org)