GP2A 2024 – 32nd Annual Conference – August 28th to 30th 2024

Dear Colleagues, Dear Researchers,

The GP2A (Group for the Promotion of Pharmaceutical chemistry in Academia) is delighted to announce the opening of the registration for the 32nd Annual GP2A Medicinal Chemistry Conference at the University of Coimbra, Portugal, 28-30th August 2024.

The meeting will take place at the Auditório da Reitoria da Universidade de Coimbra, R. Larga 3000, 3000-370 Coimbra (GPS 40.207571,-8.423987)


information here

Registration and fees: You can pay either by credit card or bank transfer (via purchase order for French colleagues). The fee includes the welcome reception on Wednesday evening, lunch on Thursday and Friday, and coffee breaks on all days. The dinner is optional at €60.  Fees are: PI, professor, lecturer, postdoc: €300; PhD, master students: €230. There is a €50 discount for GP2A membersIf you are not already a member, and would like to join, please use the link below.

Link to join the GP2A

The provisional schedule is available here ! We are building up a fantastic line-up of speakers.

Check out for our SOCIAL PROGRAMMES and make sure you book your tickets when you register!

SOCIAL PROGRAMME 1: Guided Tour to Palace of Schools. Enjoy a visit to the Palace of Schools (Baroque Library, Saint Michael’s Chapel and Royal Palace) of the University of Coimbra, accompanied by a UC Guide

SOCIAL PROGRAMME 2: “Fado ao Centro” show (30 min) PLUS a guided tour to the Old Cathedral of Coimbra (30 min)  –  Includes 2 short videos about the history of Fado in Coimbra, a Fado concert with Port wine tasting and a guided tour of the Old Church

Accommodation Options for Conference are proposed here.

Here is some practical information for reaching Coimbra.

While in Coimbra, here are a couple of suggestions on what to visit and where to eat.

The abstract template (oral&poster) and information for submission are available here!  You can submit your abstract, using the dedicated Word template, and send it as a DOCX file to by the 30th of June 2024.

Abstract submission and poster/communication will eventually not be considered if the main author is not fully registered as a participant to the conference by the closing date for abstract submission (30th June).

Application for oral communication: The organising committee will select 10-12 attendees, from the submitted abstracts, to be upgraded to oral communications. Please select “no communication” in case you do not wish to be considered for an oral communication, to notify the organising committee of your preference.

Participants selected for ORAL COMMUNICATION will be notified shortly no later than  7th July.

The date for final registration (without abstract submission) is 7th July.

Any further enquiries can be directed to:

For more information about the GP2A network, please feel free to visit our website:

We look forward to welcoming you to Coimbra.

Assist. Prof. Vânia M. Moreira, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Prof. Pascal Marchand, Nantes Université – France, President of GP2A

Local Organising committee

Assist. Prof. Maria Manuel Silva (FFUC)

Assist. Prof.  Alcino Leitão (FFUC)

Assoc. Prof. Anthony Burke (FFUC)

Prof. Jorge Salvador (FFUC)

Prof. Rui Moreira (FFUL)

Assoc. Prof. Emília Sousa (FFUP)

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