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8th German Conference on Chemoinformatics

The division Chemistry-Information-Computer (CIC) of the German Chemical Society (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V.) cordially invites you to participate in the


8th German Conference on Chemoinformatics
November 11 – 13, 2012, Goslar 




Conference Poster


List of Posters

Exhibition Newsletter

Aim of the conference

In the spirit of previous meetings organised by the CIC-division the topics of our international symposium will span a wide range of contributions related to chemoinformatics and to chemical information.
We wish to attract both industrial and academic scientists in this field. The scientific programme will include plenary lectures as well as presentation of posters, projects and software. The conference language is English.


  • Chemoinformatics and Drug Discovery
  • Molecular Modelling
  • Chemical Information, Patents and Databases
  • Computational Material Science and Nanotechnology

Plenary lectures

Andreas Bender, Cambridge/UK
Lucio Colombi Ciacchi, Bremen/DE
Gregory Landrum, Novartis Basel/CH
Randall Marcinko, MEI, Stanford/USA
Klaus-Jürgen Schleifer, BASF Ludwigshafen/DE
Rebecca Wade, HITS Heidelberg/DE
Engelbert Zass, ETH Zürich/CH


Because of the strong increase of the number of attendees during the last conferences, we have to impose a limit for the number of conference participant (200 max).

Registration fees*)

GDCh-member and member of EuCheMS-member societies

€ 350,-

Member, unemployed or retired

€ 200,-


€ 420,-

Student - GDCh-member and member of EuCheMS-member societies (valid student card required)

€ 150,-

Student - Non-member (valid student card required)   

€ 190,-

GDCh Gold member (with over 50 years of GDCh membership) 

free of charge

*) The registration fees are not liable to value added tax (tax exemption additional § 4 Nr. 22a UStG.)

All tickets and congress papers (incl. book of abstracts) will be handed to the participants upon check-in at the registration desk. Participants are requested to wear their congress badges at all times for identification and admittance to the conference rooms.

Upon online registration, payment by credit card or direct debit is preferred. If you wish to pay by bank transfer (free of bank commission), please do not forget to print the invoice at the end of your online-registration.

Bank Details

Commerzbank AG Frankfurt am Main
Bank no.: 500 800 00
Account no.: 4 900 200 00
Code: 5370 / GCC 2012



Participants from EU countries except Germany please use the IBAN (International Bank Account Number) and SWIFT-BIC (Bank Identifier Code) instead of the bank and account number:

Commerzbank AG Frankfurt am Main
Frankenallee 71-81
60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
IBAN: DE85 5008 0000 0490 0200 00
Code 5370 / GCC 2012

If fees are paid in advance, but after October 25, 2012, we kindly ask participants to show proof of payment when claiming their tickets and congress papers at the registration desk.
Onsite payment only by electronic cash or credit card (Mastercard, Visa).


Written cancellations received on or before October 15, 2012, will be refunded less a 25,- administration fee.
After that date the full amount of the invoice has to be paid. Requests for refund will not be accepted; however, registration may be transferred to another member of your organisation.  In this case, please send a note to GDCh, Congress Team.

If the conference is cancelled for whatever reason, fees paid will be refunded. Further recourse is excluded.


Scientific committee

Jürgen Bajorath, Bonn/DE
Rene Deplanque, Berlin/DE
Thomas Engel, München/DE
Uli Fechner, Frankfurt/DE, Co-Chair
Gregor Fels, Paderborn/DE
Robert Glen, Cambridge/UK
Steve Heller, Gaithersburg/USA
Thomas Kostka, Düsseldorf/DE, Co-Chair
Frank Oellien, Schwabenheim/DE, Division Chair
Matthias Rarey, Hamburg/DE
Alexander Tropsha, Chapel Hill/USA
Gisbert Schneider, Zürich/CH
Christoph Steinbeck, Cambridge/UK
Wendy Warr, Holmes Chapel/UK
Achim Zielesny, Recklinghausen/DE

Free Software Session

On Sunday, November 11, a free-software session with tutorials on a number of open source projects will be offered. Submit your free-software session contribution via the conference home page.

Pre-Conference Workshops

On Sunday afternoon 1-2 pre-conference workshops will be offered. Exhibitors interested to organize a pre-conference workshop should contact Frank Oellien for more information.     


Companies interested to exhibit or to provide a pre-conference workshop, please contact Dr. Frank Oellien ( for more information.  


Information for Poster Authors


Poster Size 

Width: max. 120 cm
Height: max. 160 cm

Each poster board has got a number.
Materials to mount the posters will be available at the conference office.
Please do not print on the poster board.

Poster Format

Your poster should have a Title, Author(s) name, Institution (to be placed at the top of the poster area, the size of the letters should be minimum 25 mm).

The letters should be 1 cm high and graph lines should be 1mm minimum.

Poster(s) should be readable at a distance of at least 2 meters.

Poster Authors Presence and Poster Discussion

All posters will be presented during the whole Symposium. The poster author is requested to be at his poster at the scheduled poster session.

Time to mount the poster: Sunday, November 11, 2012, 15.00 – 18.00
Time to remove the poster: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, after 17.30

Posters which are not removed in time will not be stored or mailed to the authors.


FIZ CHEMIE Berlin-Preis
FIZ CHEMIE Berlin-Preis is given to 2 young scientists for excellent diploma/master and doctoral theses within the period of summer 2011 – summer 2012 on Monday, November 12.

Gmelin-Beilstein-Denkmünze Award 
The Gmelin Beilstein-Denkmünze - a silver medal - is given for recognition of special contributions to chemical literature, chemical information, or the history of chemistry. In 2012 Dr. Engelbert Zaß, ETH Zurich, is being awarded with this prestigious GDCh prize during the GCC2012 on Monday,
November 12.

Poster Award
Prizes will be awarded for the three best posters.


The hotel provides accommodation for all participants in single (from € 70,- to € 90,- per room/night) or double bed rooms (from € 105,- to € 125,- per room/night).

Arrangements should be made directly with the hotel under the keyword "CIC 2012" not later than October 10, 2012.

Hotel Der Achtermann
Phone: +49 5321 7000 - 200, E-Mail

The customers will be held accountable for non-occupancy of reserved rooms.


Hotel Der Achtermann
Rosentorstr. 20, 38640 Goslar, Germany

Goslar is located at the heart of Germany and famous for its ore mine (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and its old town. The conference hotel "Der Achtermann" is within 3 minutes walking distance from Goslar main station.

Travel information

Useful Information

Coffee Breaks

The registration fee includes coffee breaks as well as softdrinks like water and apple juice.

Copyright Permission

Photos made on GDCh conferences are used exclusively by GDCh for documentation, news coverage and advertisement.


Dinner is included in the registration fee on November 11 and 12, Lunch is included Novemver 12 and 13. Drinks are not included (except water and apple juice).

Booking is required for the dinner on Tuesday!

Internet Access

The conference hotel provides a wireless LAN (WLAN) hotspot of the Deutsche Telekom. If internet access is required details about pricing and configuration can be obtained from

Travel Information


Information about the Scientific Programmme

Dr. Frank Oellien
Intervet Innovation GmbH
Zur Propstei
55270 Schwabenheim, Germany

Phone: +49 6130 948-365
Fax: +49 6130 948-517


Information about the Organisation

Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V.
(German Chemical Society)
Congress Team / GCC 2012
P.O. Box 90 04 40
60444 Frankfurt am Main

Varrentrappstr. 40-42
60486 Frankfurt am Main

Phone: +49 69 7917-358 (Silvia Kirrwald)


Silvia Kirrwald
Telefon: +49 69 7917-358 


Submission of oral contributions

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