2023 EMBO Workshop Great Wall Symposium program

Dear Cell Wall community,

The 7th Great Wall Symposium was supposed to take place next 24-26 th September 2021, The Vila Galé Sintra Hotel, in Portugal.
However, given the current pandemic situation, we, the organizers, decided to postpone the meeting to September 2023, as we want to maximize the chances that everybody participates to the meeting and it is our believe that this would not be possible this coming September.

The meeting has been rescheduled to 18 th – 20 st  September 2023 at the same venue, The Vila Galé Sintra Hotel, in Portugal.
We understand that this comes as a real disappointment as we were looking forward to the great program. We want to keep the same dynamic for the rescheduled dates and we hope you stay committed to the meeting for 2023. We can already indicate that the speakers have maintained their engagement with the meeting for 2023.

In the meantime, we managed to receive the support of EMBO and the Great Wall Symposium will be officially an EMBO workshop.
The selection of the meeting as an official EMBO workshop is a strong recognition of the Great Wall Symposium as an important platform for the field and its science.

In addition, there will be a special issue of the journal Microbial Drug Resistance for publication of original work and reviews related to GWS2023. Submission of papers will open in September 2023 for a publication of the special issue first semester of 2024.

The Organizing committee

Ivo G. Boneca, Sérgio Filipe, Orietta Massida, Elitza Tocheva, David Roper & Natacha Ruiz

Important dates for 2023

Call for Abstracts openJanuary 15
Registration openJanuary 15
Abstract submission deadline (for short talks)May 1
Short talk notificationJuly 1


The organizer would like to acknowledge the support of our sponsors without whom the meeting would not be possible.

The  Institut Pasteur

Institut Carnot Pasteur MS.
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