A scientific meeting, organized by IBS/SAGAG group, will be hold in Paris on October 10, under the auspices of Aviesan, to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the discovery of heparin. This conference will bring together glycosaminoglycans specialists and non-specialists working on biological systems in which these molecules are involved. The detailed program can be found on https://bmsv2016.sciencesconf.org/. This event will be followed by the first meeting of the of the French “GDR – Gagoscience” (https://gagosciences.ibs.fr/). Registration is free but compulsory before 3th of October 2016 (abstract submission before 27th September 2016).