Congressional delegates gathered in Glasgow[logo e]

The delegates to the 18th Congress of the IUCr represented 37 countries. The Executive Committee that presided over three evenings of discussion and deliberation are seated in the front row in this picture (from left): Michael Hart, Hartmut Fuess, Past President Phillip Coppens, President Ted Baker, Sine Larsen, President-elect Henk Schenk, Jan Boeyens, A. Aslanov, and M. Tanaka. Among other things, the delegates reconfirmed Israel as the site of the 19th Congress in 2001, chose Florence, Italy as the site for the 20th Congress in 2005 and passed a resolution to shorten future congresses by at least one day, beginning in the year 2005.

[Glasgow delegates]