Spring Meeting 2017

GENERAL INFORMATION

Dates
Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 April 2017

Venue
Papendal
Papendallaan 3
6816 VD Arnhem
www.papendal.nl
info@papendal-hotel.nl
026 - 483 79 11

Papendal Hotel en Conference Centre
For the route description please click HERE.

Congress secretariat:

Congress Company
P.O. Box 2428
5202 CK ’s-Hertogenbosch
Tel  073 - 700 35 00
info@congresscompany.com
www.congresscompany.com

Organizing committee
Prof. dr. W. Bitter, chair
Dr. A.J.W. van Alphen
Dr. J.J.E. Bijlsma
Prof. dr. S. Brul
Dr. P.A.S. Daran Lapujade
Dr. B. Duim
Prof. dr. B.L. Haagmans
Dr. P.J.A. Haas
Prof. dr. ir. M.S.M. Jetten
Prof. dr. M.D. de Jong
Prof. dr. M.P.G. Koopmans
Prof. dr. O.P. Kuipers
Dr. G. Roeselers
Prof. dr. P.H.M. Savelkoul
Dr. J.J. Verweij
Dr. B.J.M. Vlaminckx
Dr. A.L. Zomer
Prof. dr. ir. M.H. Zwietering

Poster committee

Prof. dr. S. Brul
Prof. dr. ir. M.S.M. Jetten
Dr. N. van Sorge

The Scientific spring meeting is organized by the Dutch Society of Medical Microbiology (NVMM) and the Royal Dutch Society of Microbiology (KNVM).

Accreditation
The Scientific Spring Meeting KNVM & NVMM 2017 will be accredited by the NVMM.

Microbiology awards 2017:

Poster prizes
Three poster prizes will be awarded for the best poster presentation.

Kiem prize (Kiemprijs)
The KNVM/NVMM science committee makes the Kiem Awards (EUR 500 each) available for the best first publications written by young microbiologists, whom are society members and are at the start of their microbiology career. Up to three prizes are awarded, one each in the categories "general microbiology", "medical microbiology" or "microbial ecology".

Westerdijk Award (Proefschrift prijs)
The KNVM/NVMM science committee awards up to three prizes (Euro 1.000 each) for the best PhD-thesis, one each in the categories "general microbiology", "medical microbiology" or "microbial ecology".

Van Leeuwenhoek Award (Postdoc prijs)
The KNVM/NVMM science committee offers the Van Leeuwenhoek Awards (EUR 500 each) up to 3 microbiologists for the best first publication as last author, one each in the categories "general microbiology", "medical microbiology" or "microbial ecology".

For rules, regulations and deadlines about the awards please check: https://www.knvm.org/knvm/awards-and-grants

Poster Award ceremony, Tuesday 11 April, 22:15 hrs, Room Sydney
After the poster session on Tuesday evening the 3 winners of the poster prize will be announced.

Award ceremony, Tuesday 11 April, 10:45 – 11:00 hrs & Wednesday 12 April, 15:10 - 15:30 hrs, Room Athene B/C
In the plenary session on Tuesday morning the winners of the Kiem prize will be announced and presented.
In the plenary session on Wednesday afternoon the winners of the Westerdijk Award and Van Leeuwenhoek Award will be announced and presented.

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