UGM 2023

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When, Where, and How

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 12 pm WEST - Friday, September 29th, 2023 3 pm WEST

Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon Auditorium, Building C1, Campo Grande, 1749-016 Lisbon, PT

Live, in-person format

What to Expect

The UGM will bring together users of the MDAnalysis from different communities. Our goal is to foster an opportunity to connect for interdisciplinary researchers and developers across biomolecular simulations, soft matter, biophysics and more. Whether you are a new MDAnalysis contributor, an MDAnalysis core developer, or a researcher using (or interested in using) MDAnalysis for your work in academia or industry, this UGM is for you. You can expect:

Program and Keynotes

A draft agenda and keynote speaker(s) will be announced soon.

Registration and Abstracts

Registrations and abstract submissions are now being accepted.

MDAnalysis strives to be a diverse and welcoming community for all. While the event will be free to attend, a limited number of bursaries are available to enable attendance for those facing financial barriers. If you would like to apply, please follow the prompts on the registration form to submit your bursary application by June 23, 2023. We will contact applicants about financial awards shortly after the deadline has passed.

We welcome abstracts from all areas relevant to MDAnalysis’s work, including the use and development of open source software and tools for molecular simulations data analysis. Please follow the prompts on the registration form to submit your title and abstract before the deadline, Friday, July 7th, 2023.

Travel and Accommodation

Recommended accommodation details will be provided soon.

Citizens of several countries may travel to Portugal to attend a meeting without obtaining a visa. Please visit the Portugal Ministry of Foreign Affairs website for more information about travel visas. Confirmed attendees requiring a letter clarifying the purpose of travel should contact the MDAnalysis project manager.

Who to Contact

If you have any questions or special requests related to the UGM, you may contact the organizing committee.


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