Dear Colleagues and Friends of the PortASAP (COST Action CA 16215),


We have the pleasure to invite you to the OPEN SOURCE CAPILLARY ELECTROPHORESIS WORKSHOP that will be held in Brno, Czech Republic, the 15th to the 16th of October 2018. The event will consist of about 8-10 lectures, each 30-45 min long followed by roundtable discussions. The workshop aims to provide ideas and advice for anyone to design and build their own capillary electrophoresis (CE) equipment. The preliminary programme is available here.

To register for the OPEN SOURCE CE WORKSHOP, please fill in the registration form and email it to before the 8th of July.  There will be no workshop fee. However, registration is compulsory as places are limited. There is a “fair policy” limit of maximum two person from the same institute. Attendees will be selected by the PortASAP Core Group based on the information given in the registration form. Selection criteria include expertise in home-made CE and electronics and relevance of this workshop to the scientific carrier of the attendee. According to the rules set by the COST office, participants who are Early Stage Researchers and those from inclusiveness countries are especially encouraged to apply. Previous participation in PortASAP activities is not a prerequisite for participation at the workshop. Attendees are responsible for booking their accommodation and arranging transport. You can book accommodation in the workshop venue hotel– Hotel Continental Brno for below 90 €. For this meeting, the flat rate for hotel reimbursement is of 90€. The COST Association will provide transport, accommodation and meal subsidies for around 15 attendees.


VERY IMPORTANT: Please register to the conference as soon as possible by emailing us back the registration form but do not book transport or accommodation before you hear back from us, as we will not be able to refund your expenses in that case. Please also read and fill the participant data registration form and email it back with the registration form.

We look forward to seeing you in Brno.


Best wishes,


Petr Kuban (organizer, MC substitute, Czech Republic)

Frantisek Foret (organizer, MC Czech Republic)

Guillaume Erny (Chair PortASAP)




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