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Date: 26 September - 01 October 2010
Place: Florian�polis, Santa Catarina, Brazil
Cost�o do Santinho International Events Center


The World Federation for Culture Collections is pleased to release the third announcement of the 12th International Conference on Culture Collections (ICCC12) to be held in Florian�polis, Santa Catarina, Brazil. The Conference program includes 8 keynote plenary sessions and 12 parallel sessions. The posters will be presented in 4 thematic sessions and invited oral presentations ( selected from the conference abstracts) will be delivered in 8 sessions. Presentations and discussions will focus on:
  • Biological Resource Centers as infrastructure for innovation in science and technology
  • Impact of information and communication technology (ICT) on resource centers
  • Impact of legal and safety issues on the operation of culture collections
  • Challenges in the preservation of global biological material
  • Quality management, certification and accreditation of biological resource centers
  • Cutting-edge developments in microbial taxonomy and ecology
  • Networking activities and international collaboration


The poster panels will be displayed from Monday morning to Thursday afternoon, and will be aranged in the following thematic sessions:
  • Biotechnological applications
  • Microbial taxonomy and ecology
  • Data management, networks and information systems
  • Microbial Resource Centers: preservation, quality management, legal and safety issues

Guidelines for Poster preparation:

  • Posters must include: a) title of work, b) author(s), c) institution(s), d) Key words and text (and figures) addressing clearly the purpose, methods, results and conclusions of the work.
  • Poster dimensions should be no larger than 1500 mm tall x 1000 mm wide


Professional (Member WFCC or SBM) 600
Professional (Non-Member WFCC or SBM)     700
Student 300
Accompanying person 150

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