Nordic Rheology Conference 2013
The 22nd Nordic Rheology Conference will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, June 12-14, 2013 The conference will be organized by the Nordic Rheology Society together with the Department of Pharmacy at Copenhagen University. There will be a mixture of plenary lectures by invited speakers and contributions from NRC delegates, both as oral presentations and posters. The Annual Business Meeting of NRS will be held in connection with the conference programme. Moreover, you will have a possibility experience the latest advances in rheological instruments at the technical exhibition on the conference site.
The special topic is:
Biorheology and Rheology of Pharmaceuticals, Biopolymers and Foods
In addition, a special session on powder rheology will be arranged. As always contributions in all fields of rheology are welcome, in addition to papers on the special topic. The venue will be Copenhagen University. The first call as well as the first confirmed invited speakers will be announced shortly.
We are proud to announce the following invited speakers:
Prior to the conference, on Wednesday June 12, a course in rheology will be given. The aim of the course is to familiarize the newcomers to the basics of rheology as well as give an insight to different specialized experimental techniques.
A Welcome reception will be arranged on Wednesday June 12th at the Copenhagen University and will be an exciting mix of mingling, science, and treating your taste buds. The conference dinner on Thursday June 13th will be hosted by the historical university ceremony hall ”Festsalen” in the heart of Copenhagen.
Presentations in all areas of rheology are welcome, both as posters and oral presentations. Presenters should send a one-page abstract to the NRS editor Anni Sorvari by March 15, 2013. The full manuscripts for both posters and oral presentations will be published in the Annual Transactions of the NRS. A print ready manuscript should be prepared using the transaction template and sent to Anni by April 15. In order to be included in the Annual Transactions the conference fee has to be paid. Further instructions are found in the transaction template.
A limited number of hotel rooms have been pre-booked for the participants. These rooms are available until April 12. Please use the booking codes listed below.
If you prefer more basic accommodation at lower rates you can e.g. stay at the Hostel Copenhagen City who operate on a first-come-first-serve basis. Reservations are made at http://copcity.onlinebooking.dk/booking/?agentid=226468
As early June is a busy period in Copenhagen, we recommend early reservation of accommodation.
Conference registration is online.
Those interested in exhibiting at the conference should contact the organizers directly.
Sponsors warmly welcome and are kindly asked to contact the NRC 2013 secretariate.
Students who are NRS members are encouraged to apply for the NRS Student Travel Grant. Please send a one-page letter with supervisors signature, to the NRS President before April 1.
The letter should outline how how your contribution will contribute to promoting rheology in the Nordic Countries, together with the title of the talk/poster. Grants of 250 Euro each are available.
Stefanía Baldursdóttir, Copenhagen University, Peter Szabo, Technical University of Denmark, Gernot J. Abel, Novozymes A/S, Johanna Aho, Novo Nordisk A/S, Mats Stading SIK (web information).
Contact address: NRC2013@nordicrheologysociety.org