The Organising Committee warmly welcome you to attend the inaugural Herbicide Discovery and Development meeting (HDD2020) to be held in Western Australia. HDD2020 is being organised by Dr Joel Haywood and the research groups of Associate Professors Mylne and Stubbs in UWA's School of Molecular Sciences with adminstrative help from The Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI). The conference is being run in conjunction with the RACI Synthetic and Organic Group WA. The meeting will focus on presentations from students and early career researchers, supported by a small number of distinguished international and interstate speakers from academia and industry. The conference will focus on organic chemistry, chemical biology and structural biology approaches directed at the discovery or development of herbicides.
Abstract and Registration
To be considered for a presentation, complete the [link TBA] abstract template and e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The conference is hosted by the University of Western Australia and lectures will be held in the Bayliss Building - School of Molecular Sciences (building 211, H6 section in the UWA campus map available here. To register, a link (TBA) will become available that will take registrants to the RACI website. If you need a letter of invitation to apply for an Australian visa, you can request it via email whilst submitting your abstract. Registration fees remain to be finalised, but a guide is RACI/NZIC students: $90, non-affiliated students: $130, RACI/NZIC members: $150, non-affiliated delegates: $200. To join RACI, click here. Registration covers attendance to all lectures, coffee breaks, welcome mixer, and barbeques.
The recommended accommodation for those attending the conference is St. George's College, conveniently located opposite the UWA campus on Stirling Highway. To book a room at St. George's College (from $85 single or $125 double per night), please fill in the booking form and send your booking directly to St George Admin. You are also welcome to seek alternative accommodation at the following hotels (all about 4 km from UWA, bus transport available every 10-15 minutes, or 40-50 minutes walk along the Swan River): Quest Apartments on 130 Mounts Bay Road, Sullivan's Hotel on 116 Mounts Bay Round, Mounts Bay Waters Apartments Hotel on 112 Mounts Bay Road. The University of Western Australia acknowledges that it is situated on Noongar land, that the Noongar people remain the spiritual and cultural custodians of their land and continue to practise their values, languages, beliefs and knowledge.