30 November 2023, Ardena in Oss

DACG Fall Symposium & General Members Meeting

We are looking forward to the next 50 years. Meanwhile life is “back to normal” and our fall symposium already took place on the 30th of November 2023. This fall’s symposium and general members meeting was hosted by Ardena in Oss. Below, you may find the program of the event and details related to the venue.


  • 09:30 – 10:00 Registration and coffee
  • 10:00 – 10:15 Welcome and introductionCarmen Guguta
  • 10:15 – 10:30 Introduction to Ardena – company profile René Steendam (Ardena)
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Crystallization in the pharmaceutical industry – Peter van Hoof (Ardena)
  • 11:00 – 11:30 Navigating a solvate jungle – Rob Geertman (Jansen&Jansen)
  • 11:30 – 12:00 API crystallization with Secoya technology – Nieké van Gils (Aspen API)
  • 12:00 – 12:30 How nanometer confinement changes the (de)hydration pathways of CaCl2 – Michaela Eberbach (TU/e)
  • 12:30 – 13:00 Lunch
  • 13:00 – 14:00 General Members Meeting DACG
  • 14:00 – 14:15 Coffee break
  • 14:15 – 14:45 VSi2: a boring material harboring fascinating physics – Valent Oldenkotte (Twente University)
  • 14:45 – 15:15 Pattern formation using reaction‐diffusion driven crystallization – Christiaan van Campenhout (AMOLF)
  • 15:15 – 15:45 Bridging manganese clusters and materials formation: Polymorphism control in manganese oxide nanoparticles in hydrothermal synthesis – Nicolas Magnard (Leiden University)
  • 15:45 – 16:45 Company visit
  • 16:45 – 17:30 Drinks/nibbles


Registration for this event is now available.

Abstract submission deadline: Sunday 25/11/2023
Registration deadline: 25/11/2023

Event fee:
The registration fee for the symposium is €30 for DACG-members and €45 for non-members. Please mention
“DACG Fall Symposium 2023” in your payment. Please sign up before November 25th, 2023.
Also, please let us know if you have any dietary requests.

Cancellation Policy
All cancellations must be made in writing at muusipenttila@nl.aspenpharma.com.
Full details can be found in our terms and conditions. Submission of a registration is regarded as a firm booking (subject to availability) and acceptance of these terms and conditions.

If you have any questions about registration, please contact Dr Marketta Uusi-Penttilla at muusipenttila@nl.aspenpharma.com.

Time and location

How to get there

Date: 30 November 2023

Ardena Oss at Pivot Park
Kloosterstraat 9 RG
5349 AB Oss

The venue is easy to reach either by train or by car.

Ardena is a 7-minute walk from Oss railway station, just follow the signs to Pivot Park.

If you are coming by car, choose Pivot Park (Kloosterstraat 9, 5349 AB Oss) as address.

Download the route to the building


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