The 2001 Annual Meeting of the American Crystallographic Association
Alan D. Mighell
The annual meeting of the American Crystallographic Association was held in Los Angeles, California, July 2126, 2001. The scientific sessions and the exhibit show were held in the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtownLos Angeles. The meeting was well attended with approximately 930 participants. The Opening Reception waheld in the Los Angeles Library where attendees intermingled at multiple levels with each other and with anexcellent assortment of food. The highlight of the social program was an excursion to the Getty Center, which isupported by an endowment in the billions of dollars. For the scientific program, there were approximately 46abstracts, which corresponded to about 40% formal presentations and 60% posters. The organizers of thescientific program made every effort to have a balanced program - not one based primarily on marcromolecules.In this objective, they succeeded admirably as the meeting certainly had something of interest for scientists inmany disciplines, especially those with a specialty in powder diffraction.
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