Welcome to the website of the
14th Central and Eastern European NMR Symposium & Bruker Users’ Meeting
The symposium is organized jointly by the Bulgarian NMR Centre at the Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and Bruker BioSpin with the assistance of the Company for International Meetings (CIM) Ltd.
The symposium will include three main topics:
• Presentation of state-of-the art topics in Diffusion, HRMAS, and solid state NMR.
• NMR in life sciences – EAST - NMR regional meeting
• Perspectives in phytochemistry – an NMR view - SEE PhytoChemNet (under the auspices of
|Date||Event||E-mail for contacts:|
|31 July 2012||Early registration deadline - firstname.lastname@example.org|
|20 August 2012||Abstract submmission deadline|
|31 August 2012||Registration deadline|
English is the official language of the CEUM 2012. All paper presentations and discussions will be in English. No simultaneous translation will be provided.
Bulgaria is a part of the Balkan Peninsula in South Eastern Europe. The state of Bulgaria was first founded in 681 AD and has a long and varied history. Since January 2007 Bulgaria is a member of European Union.
This is Bulgaria’s third largest city, a large port, and an important cultural, trade and industrial centre. Founded in the 6th century BC, the city boasts lots of remains from Roman and Byzantine times. Varna is rightly known as the “capital city” of the Bulgarian Black Sea coast.
How to reach Varna
By air: Bulgarian and foreign airline companies directly link the capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, to all major European cities. Regular flights operate between Sofia and Varna several times daily. Direct flights from major European cities to Varna are also available (for more information see Varna Airport website). Detailed schedule can be obtained from the Sofia Airport website and also from CIM upon request.
By car: Varna is accessible from the main border checkpoints via national and international roads.
By train:Varna has railroad connection with all major cities in Bulgaria. For more information visit the following site.
By bus: CIM could make reservations for the regular bus lines between Sofia and Varna if required. The price of the ticket for both directions is 30 Euro.
How to reach Golden Sands
Public transportation: There is a bus line available from Varna Airport to Golden Sands Resort Centre with a bus stop at the Central Bus station. Detailed information can be found on the following link.
Taxis are also available but the participants are advised to be careful by ordering a car because of the high rates.
Тransfers upon request from Varna Airport to Lilia Hotel and v.v. will be organized as well, which has to be noted in the registration form along with the arrival and departure details.
Additional travelling information will be available soon.
There is no need for visa within the European Community including Bulgaria. For information on passport/visa requirements for entry into Bulgaria, contact the Bulgarian Embassy or Consulate in your country. In a case you need to apply for a visa, the Scientific Secretariat will send you a formal letter of invitation to support your application.
The participants are advised to take out appropriate health and travel insurance.
Monetary System The national currency is the Bulgarian Lev. Bank notes of the following denominations are in circulation: 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 Levs. 1 Euro = 1,95583 BGN.
Climate, time and voltage
Moderate climate: mild spring and autumn, hot summer, cold snowy winters. The weather at the beginning of September is warm and sunny. Daily temperatures range from 23 to 28°C. For further information: www.weather.bg
Summer time - GMT + 3 hrs. (April through September). Electricity in Bulgaria runs on 220 Volts, 50 Hz.
(Before 31 July)
|After 31 July
|Participants||100 €||130 €|
|Student||80 €||100 €|
|Accompanying person||60 €||60 €|
Coffee, tea, refreshments will be available during the CEUM 2012. Working lunches will be organized for all participants.
GET TOGETHER PARTY (inc. in the Registration fee) 16 SEPTEMBER
COCKTAIL PARTY (inc. in the Registration fee) 17 SEPTEMBER
OFFICIAL DINNER (30 Euro per person) 18 SEPTEMBER
LIGHT AND SOUND SHOW OF ALADJA MONASTERY
This is one of the few preserved and accessible rock monasteries in Bulgaria, dating from the early Middle Ages. The monastery caves were hewn into a 25 m high vertical carst cliff near the upper edge of the Franga plateau on several levels.The monastery is declared a cultural sight and houses a small museum. The show recreates the history of the monastery and represents the most significant moments of Bulgarian’s Black Sea Cost History.
Letter of InvitationUpon request the Organizing Committee will issue an Official Letter of invitation for participation in the CEUM 2012. It should be understood that the invitation is only meant to facilitate participants to find financial support if it is necessary or to be presented at the Bulgarian consular offices for obtaining an entry visa. Such a letter does not commit the Organizing Committee to cover any expenses of the delegates
PaymentsAdvance payments of registration fee and hotel accommodation should be arranged to the CIM bank account indicated on the registration form or by credit card. On-site payments should be settled upon arrival at the CIM Registration Desk in Lilia Hotel in cash (Euro and BGN) or by credit card (Visa, MasterCard and AmEx). Important note: All currency exchange charges and bank collection fees are to be covered by the participant. Detailed information concerning payment and cancellation policy can be found in the registration form
CIM Registration Desk
For conference schedule see the timetable or download the final programme as a pdf file here.
All contributions will be published in the symposium book of abstracts as submitted, without further editing by the organizing committee.
Please, send your abstracts to email@example.com no later than August 20, 2012.
Poster dimensions: The poster display area is 1.00 m high and 0.90 m wide.
List of Participants
|Family, First Name||Country|
|Dodoff, Nicolay I.||firstname.lastname@example.org||Bulgaria|
|Figueroa-Villar, Jose Danielemail@example.com||Brazil|
|Koever, Katalin E.||firstname.lastname@example.org||Hungary|
|Lubenov, Lubomir A.||email@example.com||Bulgaria|
|Magusin, Peiterfirstname.lastname@example.org||The Netherlands|
|Martins, Jose C.||email@example.com||Belgium|
|Rangelov, Miroslav A.||firstname.lastname@example.org||Bulgaria|
|Seckarova, Pavlinaemail@example.com||Czech Republic|
|Turcu, Romulus Valeriu Faviufirstname.lastname@example.org||Romania|
|Van Lokeren, Lukemail@example.com||Belgium|
Hotel rooms have been reserved for the CEUM 2012 participants at Lilia Hotel in Golden Beach Resort. Lilia Hotel disposes of 174 Double rooms, 55 suites and 1 VIP suite.
All rooms have air-condition and are equipped with telephone, satellite television, mini-bar and hair-drier in the bathroom. There is a beautiful panoramic view towards the sea from the rooms' terraces. The hotel offers Classical Restaurant, developed in an old city style, air-conditioned Beer-house, Sky Bar situated on the roof with a beautiful panoramic view towards the sea shore, lobby bar, BBQ restaurant and a night bar. More information for the hotel can be found on the hotel website.
Hotels in lower categories, located within short walking distance (not more than 10-15 minutes) from the Conference venue, can be proposed upon request at firstname.lastname@example.org. All bookings and inquires should be addressed directly to CIM Ltd. in order to use the special accommodation rates.
A deposit of one night is required in confirmation of hotel reservation. The deposit will be deducted from the total hotel bill. The balance due should be settled upon arrival at the Registration Desk in Lilia Hotel.
Important note: There is still pressure for accommodation at the middle of September at the Bulgarian Black Sea coast and participants are advised to book at their earliest convenience by sending the form with the required first-night deposit (preferably before 20 July).