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Events 1st Antibody Validation Workshop and 8th Meeting

EuroMAbNet Meeting in 2016 will be held in the beautiful city of Opatija, Croatia, located in Kvarner Bay in western Croatia. Opatija boasts with over 100-year long tradition in tourism, a multitude of hotels and villas and a 12 km long, illuminated coastal promenade. More information on Opatija.



22nd and 23rd of September 2016


Hotel Ambasador

Since Opatija has a very busy tourist season, we recommend booking your accommodation as soon as possible.


Poster and Abstract submission: until 1st of August


Recommended poster format: approximately 1000mm width and 1600mm in length.


Meeting participant are encouraged (but not obliged) to submit a one page abstract (maximum 300 words) about their work. The best 4 abstracts from younger scientists (under 35) and PhD students will be selected for a short talk (10 minutes) presentation during the EuroMAbNet meeting.

Best 10 abstracts from students and young scientists coming outside Croatia will receive 500 € travel grant, courtesy of EFIS.


Poster and Abstract should be sent to:


Early registration: until 1st of August

Late registration: from 2nd of August


Registration fees (Euros)
Participants Fees
EuroMAbNet members 0 €
Early registration 450 €
Late registration 600 €

Payment instructions

Please, fill this Registration form and send it to Celia Ramos:

For further inquiries please contact EuroMAbNet secretary Celia Ramos:


The workshop is FREE! People participating to the Workshop have also access to the EuroMAbNet Meeting

Practical examples of antibody validation

We encourage the Validation workshop participants to submit "problematic cases" of antibody performance to be discussed and addressed in the "Practical examples of antibody validation" session during the workshop to get hands on troubleshooting of issues directly related to your lab.

Please send your "problematic cases" (maximum one written page. Please add figures if available) to before the 29th of August.

How to reach Opatija

The Opatija Riviera has excellent traffic connections with the world, so traveling to Opatija is easy regardless of the means of transportation you decide to use.

By car

  • Via Slovenia: Ljubljana - Postojna (Pivka) - Rupa (Jelsane) border crossing - Opatija
  • Via Italy: Trst - Kozina border crossing - Pasjak border crossing - Rupa (Jelšane) - Opatija
  • Via Zagreb: highway A1 Zagreb - Karlovac - Rijeka - Opatija

By plane

  • Airport Rijeka, Krk island, Croatia / IATA CODE: RJK 45 km from Opatija / appr. 1 hour by car
  • Airport Pula, Croatia / IATA CODE: PUY 100 km from Opatija / appr. 1 hour by car
  • Zagreb, Croatia, Pleso Airport / IATA CODE: ZAG 190 km from Opatija / appr. 2 hours by car
  • Trieste, Italy, Friulia Venezia Giulia, Airport Ronchi dei Legionari / IATA CODE: TRS 110 km from Opatija/ appr. 1 hour by car
  • Ljubljana, Slovenia, Brnik Airport / IATA CODE: LJU 130 km from Opatija / appr. 1,5 hours by car
  • Venice, Italy, Marco Polo Airport / IATA CODE: VCE 250 km from Opatija / appr. 2,5 hours by car