8th International Copper Meeting
Copper in Biology

September 30 to October 5, 2012
Alghero, Sardinia, Italy

The Venue

Alghero MapCopper 2012 will take place in the town of Alghero, on the beautiful Italian island of Sardinia. The meeting venue, the Hotel Calabona, faces the splendid Riviera del Corallo (Riviera of Coral) and offers a spectacular view of Capo Caccia. A short walk along the sea takes you to the historical center of the Catalan town of Alghero, with many interesting monuments, restaurants, and shops open into the night.

Alghero aerialVisit SardiniaPoint for general information on Sardinia or Algheroweb for information about Alghero. Find 360° views, information and maps of places to visit around Alghero here.


The average air temperature in early October is about 20-22 °C (68-72 °F), but peak temperatures can exceed 30 °C (86 °F). There may be strong winds and some rain at times. The water temperature is around 20-22 °C (68-72 °F). View the current weather in Alghero.

Alghero shore


General Agenda
September 30 - October 5, 2012
Sun 30
Arrival and check-in
Welcome reception
Mon 1 08:45-09:00
Welcome address
Conference sessions
Conference sessions
Poster session and drinks
Tue 2 09:00-13:00
Conference sessions
Conference sessions Poster session and drinks
Wed 3 09:00-13:00
Conference sessions
Thu 4 09:00-13:00
Conference sessions
Conference sessions
Conference banquet
Fri 5    Check-out and departure



Links to local information

Google map
Map of Sardinia
360 Alghero
Sardegno Turismo

Local weather forecast

Hotel WebCam

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