The Royal Belgian Society for Microscopy is the voice of a large and growing community of microscopists and microscopy users in Belgium, currently representing over 300 members. To celebrate its 50 years existence, a special annual event will be held with internationally renowned speakers. The event will also include an official session for a broad audience including the science policy makers. This conference offers a unique opportunity to exchange knowledge between established and young researchers and to expand networks.

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The event will take place on September 8th-9th, 2016 at the Palais des Académies in Brussels. We have prepared an exciting lineup with several renowned speakers including Ernst Stelzer (GER), Paul Midgley (UK) and Paul Hansma (USA). In addition, the meeting will be accompanied by poster sessions and the 2015 BSM best picture and PhD thesis awards.

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Registration deadline is August 15th, 2016.

The conference is free for academic BSM members (but registration is mandatory). Non-BSM members automatically become a BSM member by paying the registration fee. Please register through regular bank transfer to the BSM bank account with reference "RBSM_2016" (IBAN: BE83 0016 6883 8015 | BIC: GEBABEBB)

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Abstract submission

Late-breaking abstract submission (only for posters) deadline is August 15th, 2016.

RBSM strongly welcomes young PhD students and postdocs to present their work. This is why we have reserved many time slots for oral presentations. Please use the following template and indicate whether you wish to present your work in the form of a poster or a talk.

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