Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Follow CEMWOQ on Twitter #CEMWOQ

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Please share your pictures and tweets as well with #CEMWOQ!

Friday, May 13, 2016

CEMWOQ Program and Information for Speakers and Poster Presenters

The final version of the program is now available at:


All speakers should ensure that the lengths of their talks fall within these guidelines:

20 minute slot - 16-17 minutes, 3-4 minutes for questions
30 minute slot - 25 minutes, 5 minutes for questions
50 minute slot - 45 minutes, 5 minutes for questions

Poster presenters:

Posters can be put up in the atrium upon arrival.  Be sure to find your poster number in the program.

If you have any questions or concerns about the program, please respond to this email.

See you this weekend,
Jeremy, Holger and Rob

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

CEMWOQ Events and Program now online!

CEMWOQ Events and Program now online!

The conference program is now online at:

Here, you can download the program and conference map.

Please check your entry in the program - if you find any errors or omissions, please respond to this email.

Best wishes,
Jeremy, Rob and Holger
CEMWOQ-3 Organizing Committee

CEMWOQ Conference Dinner - please read and respond!

We are really looking forward to seeing you at CEMWOQ-3 this weekend in Windsor.

The conference dinner will be held on Saturday evening ca 7 - 9 pm at Mazaar (http://www.mazaar.ca/) where a range of Lebanese food will be served, comprising platters of lightly spiced meats coupled with rice, dips, pita breads and salad.

All conference attendees should click here (or paste the link below into your browser) and let us know if you are attending the dinner, and if you have any special dietary requirements.

Also, the conference program is just about done, and will be sent by email to all participants and posted on the web site.

See you in a few days!

Jeremy, Rob and Holger
CEMWOQ-3 organizing committee

CEMWOQ Conference Map is available for download!

CEMWOQ Conference Map is available for download!

Click here to download!

Friday, May 6, 2016

CEMWOQ Abstract Deadline Extended - May 10

CEMWOQ Abstract Deadline Extended - May 10

Click here: Abstract and registration deadlines are now May 10, 2016!

We currently have about 65 attendees at 38 abstracts - it is sure to be a great meeting!

Don't forget the Bruker crystallography workshop on May 13!

The conference includes a dinner and after-party hosted by PROTO!

PROTO Party at CEMWOQ - Saturday May 14, 2016

Be sure to keep your Saturday night open for the PROTO Party - an evening with drinks, music and great company. Join us Saturday May 14th from 9pm - midnight at The Bistro At The River (78 Riverside Drive W. Windsor). There will be complimentary wine, beer, appetizers & desserts. Come for a drink and have a chance to also win some great prize baskets. Looking forward to seeing you Saturday night!


Saturday May 14th
9pm - midnight

The Bistro at the River
78 Riverside Drive W. Windsor

Wine, Beer, Appetizers & Dessert

Please visit the PROTO Manufacturing web site to learn about their AXRD Benchtop Powder X-ray Diffractometer!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Hotel reservations at Best Western in downtown Windsor

Best Western are offering rooms at $122/night (for two double beds or a king with partial river views with complimentary wifi and breakfast buffet). Reservations can be made toll free 1-877-973-STAY or 519-973-5555 under group block "CEMWOQ".

Monday, May 2, 2016

Hotel deal for CEMWOQ attendees: Travelodge Windsor Downtown

The Travelodge Downtown Windsor is offering a discount to CEMWOQ attendees ($99 for a twin room). 

Call them directly (519-258-7774) and ask for the CEMWOQ discount for the May 13th weekend. 

Bruker Workshop before CEMWOQ

Bruker Workshop before CEMWOQ

Bruker will be running a workshop on structure solution/refinement from twinned crystal data on the afternoon of Friday 13 May (2 pm onwards) just prior to the CEMWOQ meeting.   Spaces are limited!

Any students, faculty or staff who are interested can email jmrawson@uwindsor.ca to register for this free workshop!

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Registration and abstract submission is now open

Registration and abstract submission are now open for the 3rd Crystal Engineering and Emerging Materials Workshop of Ontario and Quebec (CEMWOQ-3), which will be held at the University of Windsor on the weekend of May 14 -15, 2016. The meeting will provide a forum for researchers with broad interests in the fields of Molecular and Molecule-based Materials, including: 

* structure and dynamics in the solid state
* solid state (topochemical) reactions
* materials properties; conductivity, magnetism, multi-ferroics, optical properties.
* liquid crystals;
* metal organic frameworks;
* polymorphism and crystal engineering;
* synthetic methods; microwave, grinding and solvent-assisted grinding.

Registration and abstract submission opens:
Apr. 6, 2016

Abstract submission closes:
May 5, 2016

Registration closes:
May 10, 2016

Click here to visit our registration and abstract submission page:

For more information, please visit:



Conference chairs:
Jeremy Rawson
Rob Schurko
Holger Eichhorn

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

CEMWOQ blog and web site launch!

The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Windsor will be hosting the 3rd Annual Crystal Engineering and Emerging Materials Workshop of Ontario and Quebec (CEMWOQ) from Fri. May 13 - Sun. May 15, 2016.

As of Mar. 1, 2016, preliminary versions of the web site and blog are being launched!

We hope you join us in Canada's southernmost city for this fantastic event!