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, Dr Grishma Vadlamani 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 register, click this link which takes you to the RACI website. Registration fees are RACI/NZIC students: $90, non-affiliated students: $130, RACI/NZIC members: $150, non-affiliated delegates: $200. To be considered for a presentation, complete the abstract template and e-mail it to [email protected]. Abstracts are welcome and we have a few oral presentation slots left for students and ECRs. If you need a letter of invitation to apply for an Australian visa, request it via email. To join RACI, click here. Registration covers attendance to all lectures, lunches, coffee breaks, welcome mixer, dinner and the welcome barbeque. Registrations EXTENDED to 6 Jan 2020. A final schedule is available here as a PDF.
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.