11th International Conference on the Hsp90 Chaperone Machine

October 23th – 27th, 2024 at Seeon Abbey, Germany


Biochemistry and biophysics; structures; molecular dynamics; ATPase cycle; co-chaperones; single-molecule analyses; substrates and substrate recognition; posttranslational regulation; Hsp90 isoforms in organelles and in the secretory pathway; Hsp90 for protein and genome homeostasis; Hsp90omics; secreted Hsp90; Hsp90 in prokaryotes and various pathogens; model organisms; Hsp90 and cellular and organismic stress responses; Hsp90 in cancer, neurodegenerative and other diseases; Hsp90 drugs; Hsp90 probes; clinical trials; and more.


Johannes Buchner and 'honorary organizer' Didier Picard

Advisory committee

Brian Freeman, Olivier Genest, Mehdi Mollapour, Ritwick Sawarkar, Patricija van Oosten-Hawle

Invited Speakers

David Agard University of California, San Francisco, USA    
Laura Blair University of South Florida, Tampa, USA    
Dimitra Bourboulia SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, USA    
Bernd Bukau ZMBH, Heidelberg, Germany    
Giorgio Colombo Università di Pavia, Italy    
Florent Delhomme Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany    
Adrienne Edkins Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa    
Ioannis Gelis University of South Florida, Tampa, USA    
Thorsten Hugel Universität Freiburg, Germany    
Daniel Jarosz Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, USA    
Jill Johnson University of Idaho, Moscow, USA    
Georgios Karras The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, USA    
Andrea Kravats Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA    
Paul LaPointe University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada    
Fortunate Mokoena North-West University, Mmaboatho, South Africa    
Len Neckers NCI, Bethesda, USA    
Michael Reidy NIH, Rockville, USA    
Michael Sattler Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany    
Katarzyna Tych University of Groningen, Netherlands    

Short talks

15-17 additional talks will be selected by the organizing committee from the submitted abstracts.

Notification of abstracts selected for short talks will be sent 3-4 weeks before the meeting.


for Application September 8th, 2024
for Payment September 25th, 2024


Registration & Fees

Please apply via the provided form and send back to susanne.hilber@tum.de until September 8th, 2024.

The Registration fee covers everything from dinner on October 23th to breakfast on October 27th including registration, full board and loging except your expenses at the bar.

Graduate students/postdocs 1.000 €
Academic PIs/Staff scientists 1.300 €
Corporate participants 1.800 


Payment details will follow soon.


Notification of acceptance
Upon registering online, you will receive a confirmation e-mail and you can assume you are accepted. A formal accpetance once you have received an e-mail with payment information (within a few weeks after registration) and payment has been received.

Venue and Accommodation

Abbey Seeon

Everyone will stay on site or within walking distance. All meals will be taken there. Talks and posters will be presented there. More information can be found here.

Graduate students and postdocs may have to share a room (preferred roommates can be indicated upon registration).

All rooms have internet access.


The number of participants is limited to encourage an interactive environment. Spouses, kids, friends are welcome provided there is enough space (rooms are limited). You can indicate your wishes in the online registration form.


We suggest that you fly into Munich Airport (MUC). We will organize a shuttle bus service from the airport to Seeon.

The closest railway stations are Prien am Chiemsee and Bad Endorf (about ½ hour from Seeon). From there you can continue via taxi or bus to Seeon.


October 23rd Wednesday Meeting starts with dinner at 7 pm, followed by a keynote lecture
October 24th Thursday  
October 25th Friday  
October 26th Saturday  
October 27th Sunday Breakfast and departure


A final program will be released a few days before the meeting.


There will be 2 poster sessions with sufficient space for everyone to show a poster. No particular format.


  • Meeting report
    A meeting report will be prepared and is planned to be published in Cell Stress and Chaperones. Further details will follow.
    Contact the administrative assistant Susanne Hilber if you need an official invitation.
  • Payment confirmation
    Likewise, if you need an official confirmation of your payment or attendance.


Registration Form

Download of Registration Form