May 4th, 2020 Covid-19 update

After serious consideration, we have decided to postpone the conference due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Given the uncertainty and constantly changing situation, we cannot go forward at this time. The meeting will be rescheduled for September 19-24, 2021 at the same venue. We hope that you are safe and healthy during this unprecedented time.

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The conference will be held on September 19-24, 2021 at the Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento, Naples, Italy.

The program will include investigators drawn from the chemical, biological, and medical fields, with a range of topics spanning different facets of copper biology. The meeting will begin on September 19 with two clinical/translational sessions and will follow a similar format to previous meetings with sessions Mon.-Thurs. as well as a free afternoon to enjoy Sorrento and the surrounding area. Topics include therapeutic approaches to copper-related diseases, copper in signaling, cancer, and neurodegenerative disease, copper and mitochondria, copper import, export, and storage, copper in pathogenesis, and copper enzymes.  In addition to the confirmed speakers ( Program ), a number of short talks will be selected from the submitted abstracts. There will also be three poster sessions.

Abstract submission and registration will begin in February 2021. Please check back for more information!

Conference Venue

Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento, Naples, Italy


Will be available in single, double and triple rooms.

Grand Hotel Vesuvio, Sorrento

The Grand Hotel Vesuvio, built and furnished in a modern style, sits high on a hill, overlooking the enchanting Bay of Naples and directly opposite Mt. Vesuvius.  It offers: large swimming pools with a separate section for children, gardens, extensive lemon and orange groves, spacious common areas, conference rooms, garage, parking, solarium, children’s playground, and a free shuttle bus into town to visit restaurants and bars.

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