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29 August
15:00 Registration opens at Complesso dei SS. Marcellino e Festo
17:00-19:00 Opening Ceremony and Opening Lectures
- Simon Hodson, CODATA, FAIR data and Open Science
- L. Kroon-Batenburg, The Science is in the Data
- J.R. Helliwell, Quality structural data in modern scientific culture (video message)
- B. McMahon, The devil is in the detail: sharing data
19:30 Welcome reception

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30 August
Venue: CESTEV Conference Center
- Data collection, evaluation and interpretation (Lecturers: L. Kroon-Batenburg, J. Hester)
- Space-group symmetry; Understanding International Tables for Crystallography Vol. A (Lecturer: M.I. Aroyo)
- TUTORIAL (2h): Crystallography online by the Bilbao Crystallographic Server (Tutor: M.I. Aroyo)

31 August
Venue: CESTEV Conference Center
- The CIF dictionaries (Lecturers: B. McMahon, J. Hester)
Two parallel sessions for small cell parameters (S) and macromolecules (M):
- Crystal structure validation (checkCIF); preparation of structural information for publication (Lecturers: S: C. Massera, L. Falvello; M: L. Vitagliano, L. Esposito)
- TUTORIAL (4h): “From raw data to CIF” (Tutors: H. Puschmann, C. Massera, L. Falvello, S.C. Tarantino, M. Zema)

1 September
Venue: CESTEV Conference Center
Two parallel sessions for small cell parameters (S) and macromolecules (M):
- TUTORIAL (4h): “Understanding and responding to checkCIF reports” and “Publishing structure reports” (Tutors: S: C. Massera, L. Falvello, H. Puschmann; M: L. Vitagliano, L. Esposito, R. Berisio, L. Kroon-Batenburg)
Afternoon: City tour and free time

2 September
Venue: CESTEV Conference Center
Two parallel sessions for small cell parameters (S) and macromolecules (M):
- Small molecule and PDB extension dictionaries (Lecturers: S: M.I. Aroyo, J. Hester; M: J. Berrisford)
- Other tools for submission of structure reports (Lecturer: B. McMahon)
- Presentations by students and discussion about the results of the tutorials
- Three parallel TUTORIALS (4h): (a) CCDC (Tutors: S. Ward, E. Rogers; (b) PDB (Tutor: J. Berrisford); (c) ICDD (Tutor: T. Blanton)

3 September
Venue: Complesso dei SS. Marcellino e Festo
- Database-driven discovery (Lecturers: J. Berrisford (PDB), S. Ward (CCDC), T. Blanton (ICDD))
- Challenges still to be met (with roundtable and general discussion) (Lecturer: Horst Puschmann)
- 12:30-13:00 Closing Ceremony

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