International Society for the Philosophy of Chemistry

Summer Symposium 2010

The Conference will be held at University College, Oxford., from Monday 9 August to Wednesday 11 August. The College is in the Oxford High Street, adjacent to bus stops from London and Heathrow and a short taxi ride from the Oxford Railway Station.

Provisional Program

Monday 9 August

2.30 pm Check in at the College – tea at 4 pm

4.30 – 5.30 pm Plenary Session 1

5.30 – 6.30 pm Plenary Session 2

Dinner at 7 pm in the Hall.

8. 30pm Distinguished Chemist’s Lecture

Tuesday 10 August

Presentations from 9.00 am to 11.00 am

Coffee 11.- 11.30 am

Presentations from 11.30 am to 12.45 pm

1 pm Lunch in College Buttery

Presentations from 2. pm to 3. 30 pm

Tea 3.30 – 4 pm

Presentations from 4 pm to 6. 30 pm

Banquet 7 pm in the Hall.

Wednesday 11 August

Presentations from 9.00 to 11.00 am

Coffee 11 – 11.30 am

Presentations from 11.30 to 12.45 pm

1 pm Lunch in College Buttery

2 pm – 3 pm Business Meeting.

Tour of Museum of the History of Science, Broad DStreet, Oxford.

Call for Papers

Anyone wishing to present a paper to the Conference should send an abstract to Rom Harré at before 16 July 2010.

Living Arrangements

Accommodation is in single rooms or double sets (two bedrooms with a shared sitting room). There are no en suite bathrooms but bathrooms are shared among a small number of rooms.

Provisional Costs

£ 127 per person per day plus £11 banquet supplement, even if sharing a double set.

This will cover all conference costs and 2 B and B, 2 lunches and 2 dinners. (In addition wine for 9 August £8.50 and for 10 August banquet £10). These charges are subject to VAT [Sales tax] at 17.5 %.

Total Charges per person for the meeting - £283 + ~£48 (VAT)_ = £331.


Bookings at University College can be made from 1 December 2009 until not later than 30 July 2010. They may be made electronically at the University College, Bursary at which will be automatically recorded at the ISPC office at Bradford

Booking Form

Accommodation & Meals Request

University College, Oxford

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£59.80 per night

Inclusive of VAT


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Please fax or email the completed form to:

Mrs Christine Whareham +44 1865 276676,

Please arrive at accommodation after 2.30 pm on the day of arrival

Check-out time is 10.00 hrs