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Social Programme

The congress social events (all included in the conference fee) will feature the Opening Ceremony, framed by music, with cold and warm buffet reception on Thursday, an organ concert in the Church of the Holy Spirit in the heart of Heidelberg's famous Old Town and the reception by the Mayor of Heidelberg at the Town Hall just opposite the church on Friday, as well as the Champagne reception on the Castle Gallery, the Gala Dinner in the Castles Ottheinrichsbau, and the Giant Firework display on Saturday. Also included in the conference fee is an Excursion to BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, which is the cradle of MEDICHEM in the year 1972, on invitation of BASF on Thursday morning, before the official opening of the Congress on Thursday evening.

With this all-inclusive conference package we hope that all participants not only benefit from a productive and profitable congress but also enjoy a few memorable days in Heidelberg in the early summer of 2011. We greatly look forward to welcoming you at MEDICHEM 2011 in Heidelberg, Germany.

Thursday, 2 June 2011
09:00 - 15:00 Excursion to BASF SE, Ludwigshafen (the cradle of MEDICHEM; optional)
19:00 - 22:00 Opening Ceremony with Welcome Addresses, Music and Reception (cold and warm buffet)

Registration open from 18:00
Friday, 3 June 2011
18:00 - 19:00 Organ Concert/Church of the Holy spirit
19:00 - 21:30 Reception/Heidelberg Town Hall
Saturday, 4 June 2011
19:00 - 23:30 Reception, Gala Dinner and Giant Fireworks/Heidelberg Castle

Excursions for Accompanying Persons (to be booked via Registration Form)

River Neckar Valley Roundtrip, Friday, 03.06.2011
Time: 9:30 - 13:00 hrs. (Minimum of participants: 15 persons)

Beginning/end of tour: Heidelberg Marriott Hotel

Pick up by boat directly at the hotel and trip to the public landing stage at the convention center. Start for the 1,5 hours regular boat trip along the most beautiful part of the Neckar valley to the 4-castles-town Neckarsteinach.

Pick up by our bus in Neckarsteinach and trip to fortress Dilsberg - short visit of this picturesque, medieval village with it's lovely view down the river Neckar valley.

Return trip to Heidelberg.

Price: Euro 45,00 per person

Services: English speaking tourist guide, boat trip, coach hire.

Historical city of Heidelberg, Friday, 03.06.2011
Time: 14:30 - 17:00 hrs. (Minimum of participants: 15 persons)

Beginning/end of tour: Heidelberg Marriott Hotel

Guided walking tour through the historical part of the city incl. visit of the Old University (University Museum, Students' Prison, eventually, if free, historical Assembly Hall "Alte Aula"), University Library, Old Bridge.

Price: Euro 25,00 per person

Services: English speaking tourist guide, transportation downtown and back to hotel, entrance fee Old University.

Excursion Speyer - Schwetzingen, Saturday, 04.06.2011
Time: 9:00 - 13:00 hrs. (Minimum participants: 15 persons)

Beginning/end of tour: Heidelberg Marriott Hotel

Bustrip to Speyer, which is a real place of German history. Towering above this old imperial city is the splendid romanesque cathedral, 1000 years old and quite unique. In the historical old city and in the part of the old Jewish quarter you also find a Jewish ritual bath (Mikwe), one of the oldest, still conserved in its original form.

Continue trip to Schwetzingen, former summer residence of the Prince Electors of the Palatinate. Visit of the castle gardens which are one of the most beautiful in Germany.

Price: Euro 53,00 per person

Services: English speaking tourist guide, coach hire, entrance fees Speyer (cathedral crypt/Jewish bath), entrance fee castle gardens Schwetzingen.

Note: Realization of a tour is only guaranteed if the indicated minimum number of participants is reached. If this is not the case the payed money will be refunded.

If you would like to book a pre- or post-congress tour you could do so on your own responsibility: www.touring-travel.eu/?id=6 or http://www.touring-travel.eu/index.php?id=18.

Speakers of Welcome Addresses, Keynotes and Invited Lectures, Organizing and Scientific Committee
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Dr. Maren Beth-Hübner
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Thomas Birk
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Dr. Thomas H. Brock
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Dr. Vincent Castranova
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Dr. William Murray Coombs
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Prof. Dr. Ken Donaldson
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Dr. Andreas Flückiger
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Prof. Dr. Heidi Foth
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Prof. Dr. Peter Frankenberg
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Prof. Dr. Helmut Greim
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Gabriele Haass
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Prof. Dr. Andrea Hartwig
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Prof. Dr. Uwe Heinrich
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Dr. Steffen Hitzeroth
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Dr. Heiko U. Käfferlein
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Dr. Matthias Kluckert
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Thomas Köhler
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Evelyn Kortum
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Dr. Michael Nasterlack
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Prof. Dr. Günter Oberdörster
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Dr. Erwin Radek
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Dr. Gerd Romanowski
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Prof. Dr. Kurt Straif
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Dr. Gisela Stropp
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Prof. Dr. Alfred M. Thiess
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Michael Vassiliadis
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Dr. Eggert Voscherau
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Dr. Harald Wellhäußer
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Dr. Avi Wiener
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Dr. Eckart Würzner
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Prof. Dr. Maged Younes