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New feature : round tables !

Poster sessions will be replaced with round-table sessions dedicated to discussions on key themes selected from the abstracts submitted to our Scientific Committee. Each of you will have the opportunity to present your piece of work to a selected audience!

Alpine 10 – On-line registration is opened !

Deadline for registration : 31 May 2017

Alpine 10 – Invited Speakers

We are happy to announce that the following speakers have already accepted to participate: Sharon Ashbrook (St Andrews, UK), Clare Grey (Cambridge, UK), Arno P.M. Kentgens (Nijmegen, NL), Guido Pintacuda (Lyon, F), Tatyana Polenova (Newark, DE), Jeffrey A. Reimer (Berkeley, CA), Chad Rienstra (Urbana, IL), and Robert Tycko (Bethesda, MD).

Instructions for poster presentations

Max. size: 0.90 m (width) x 1.80 m (height)

Alpine 9 – External Lecture

A highlight special lecture will be delivered by Jonathan N. Coleman.

Alpine 9 – Venue to Chamonix

Chamonix Mont-Blanc is about 1 hour from Geneva Airport and 2 hours from Lyon by car.


Regitze R. Vold Memorial Prize Lecture
Since 2007, the Regitze R. Vold Memorial Prize Lecture is awarded to an outstanding contribution by a younger scientist selected from the abstracts contributed to the conference.
The 2015 Prize was awarded to:

Prof. Leonard J. Mueller

Department of Chemistry,
University of California

Bridging Microscopic Structural Rearrangement and Macroscopic Motion with NMR Crystallography


Doctor Gaël De Paëpe

Commissariat à l'Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives,
Institut Nanosciences et Cryogénie

Achieving Large Absolute Sensitivity For Solid-State NMR With Dynamic Nuclear Polarization: Matrix-Free Samples And Ultra-Low Temperatures


Doctor Amir Goldbourt

Tel Aviv University

Recoupling of Heteronuclear Dipolar Interaction Using Non-Adiabatic, Low Amplitude RF Fields: Theory and Applications to a Spin-1/2 Paired With Any Non-Integer Spin


Professor Sophia Hayes

Washington University

A New Model of Optically-Pumped NMR
in Direct-Gap Semiconductors



Professor Christopher Jaroniec

The Ohio State University

Long Range Structural Restraints in Spin Labeled Proteins
Probed by Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy


Poster Prize
From 1999 to 2005, the Prize was awarded to the best poster presented by a student.
The winners were:


Marica Cutajar

The Study of Motion Using 2H Double-Quantum MAS NMR

by Marica Cutajar, Sharon E Ashbrook and Stephen Wimperis

Department Of Chemistry, University Of Exeter,
and Department Of Earth Sciences, University Of Cambridge, United Kingdom


Luminita Duma

Resolution Enhancement in Solid-State NMR of Proteins
Using Spin-State-Selective Techniques

by Sabine Hediger, Luminita Duma, Bernhard Brutscher, Anja Böckmann,
Anne Lesage, and Lyndon Emsley

Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France



Almut Rapp

Probing Structure and Dynamics of Supramolecular Systems
by 1H-13C Recoupled Polarization Transfer MAS NMR Spectroscopy

by Almut Rapp, Ingo Schnell, Steven P. Brown and Hans Wolfgang Spiess

Max Planck Institut für Polymerforschung, Mainz, Germany