Crystallography for the next generation: the legacy of IYCr

Rabat, Morocco

22 April - 24 April 2015

The conference "Crystallography for the next generation: the legacy of IYCr" was held at the prestigious venue of the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology of Morocco under the High Patronage of His Majesty King Mohammed VI. The conference was jointly organised by the International Union of Crystallography and the Moroccan Crystallographic Association, under the auspices and with the support of: UNESCO, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; ICSU ROA, International Council for Science - Regional Office for Africa; TWAS, The World Academy of Science. In keeping with the desire to continue many of the initiatives undertaken during IYCr2014, the "IYCr legacy" conference was held in lieu of a "Closing" ceremony for the International Year of Crystallography. The conference reviewed all the activities associated with IYCr - all that has been (and is being) done, what was successful, what was not so successful, etc. - and discussed how to transform the activities into long-term sustainable actions.