CRYSTAL 29, the 29th Biennial Conference of the Society of Crystallographers in Australia and New Zealand, will be held in the O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Mt Lamington Plateau, Queensland (, from April 22-25 2014.

The venue is located approximately 90 minutes drive from the Gold Coast or 2 hours drive from Brisbane. It is located on the western edge of the Lamington plateau and is graced with spectacular views across the Kerry Valley over the McPherson Ranges and the Great Dividing Range which are particularly remarkable at sunset.

New program document available – updated 4 April 2014 [PDF 220KB]
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Important Dates/Deadlines:

Rising Star Award: 5pm Friday, 17 January 2014
Oral abstracts: 5pm Friday, 7 February 2014
Early bird registration: 5pm Friday, 7 February 2014
Accommodation bookings: 5pm Monday, 3 February 2014

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Plenary and Keynote Speakers

1987 Plenary Speaker: 

  • Petra Fromme University of Arizona

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Vic Arcus, University of Waikato
  • Joanne Etheridge, Monash University
  • Andrew Goodwin, Oxford University
  • Alice Vrielink, University of Western Australia

Conference Program

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Abstract Submission

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