Meeting report

Croatian-Slovenian meeting

The 10th Croatian-Slovenian Crystallographic Meeting was held in Lovran, a famous holiday resort on the Adriatic coast. There were 80 participants from Croatia, Slovenia and other countries. Plenary lectures were Molecules in motion (K. Prout, Oxford); The transport of vitamin A in mammals: a crystallographer’s view (G. Zanotti, Padova); Protein-peptide binding and its regulation (B. Kobe, Brisbane); and Crystallography of composite crystals (O. Milat, Zagreb). A half-day excursion was organized to the Krk (Vrbnik) island, where participants visited historic places and tasted smoked ham and wine. The meeting was supported by Pliva (Zagreb), Philips, Seifert, Molecular Structure Corp.-Rigaku, Nonius, Jeol and the Ministry of Science and Technology of Croatia. A full report is available at: www.chem.pmf.hr/~hkz/lovran01/.

Stanko Popovic and Ivan Leban