The Opening Ceremony of the 24th IUCr Congress will be held in HICC beginning at 5 pm on Monday, 21 August 2017. The program will include:

  • Unveiling of World’s largest crystal structure model which is being brought to Hyderabad from Vienna and
  • The 11th Ewald Prize lecture by Sir Thomas Leon (Tom) Blundell, University of Cambridge. The presentation of the Ewald Prize will also be made during the Opening Ceremony.