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Gordon Research Seminar on Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals
2016-07-30 to 2016-07-31
West Dover, VT, USA
The meeting will have two primary sessions. One devoted to expanding from traditional II-VI compositions: research directed at overcoming synthetic challenges to prepare high-quality nanocrystals of oxide, chalcogenide, pnictide and multinary semiconductors as well as advances in doping and complex structures. The other session will focus on advances in nanoscale characterization techniques. Nanocrystals push the limit of instrument sensitivity and many new techniques have been developed to address specific properties of these systems. link

26th International Liquid Crystal Conference
2016-07-31 to 2016-08-05
Kent, OH, USA

The ILCC is the most comprehensive meeting covering the entire spectrum of science and technology of liquid crystals. The first ILCC was held in 1965 at Kent State University, in the year the Liquid Crystal Institute (LCI) was founded, and today, every ILCC is attended by nearly 1000 research scientists and students from all over the world.   The 26th ILCC will be an opportunity to look back the history, discuss the current issues and challenges, and foresee the future of liquid crystals. link

16th International Summer School on Crystal Growth (ISSCG-16)
2016-08-01 to 2016-08-07
Shiga, Japan
Researchers who are playing active roles in frontiers of wide-ranging fields of crystal growth will give lectures on a wide array of topics. Students will therefore have an opportunity to systematically learn about crystal growth from its fundamentals to its application. In addition, we are also planning to hold experimental courses and poster presentations. link

2nd Zing Nanocrystals Conference
2016-08-02 to 2016-08-05
Malahide, County Dublin, Ireland
This conference will bring together researchers interested in the synthesis, characterization and manipulation of nanocrystals, as well as nanocrystal-based devices. The conference topics include, but are not limited to the following aspects: Nanocrystal synthesis; tailoring and processing of polymeric nanostructures; nanocrystal self-assembly; Nanocrystals for nanomedicine, chemical, electronic, environmental applications, etc. link

The 18th International Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy
2016-08-07 to 2016-08-12
Nayoya, Japan

The theme of this conference is “Innovation Platform for Crystal Growth based on Fundamentals”. Spirit of the theme is to create innovation platform for crystal growth by collaboration between basic science and engineering. To realize the idea, ICCGE-18 will provide sessions of the presentation and the discussion regarding the recent research and development activities in all aspects of crystal growth. The conference is consisted of the topical and general sessions. The tentative topical sessions are planned for III-V Semiconductors, Group IV semiconductors, 2D Materials, II-VI and Oxide Materials, Materials for Spintronics, Materials for Optical Devices, Materials for Electron Devices, Materials for Organic Devices and Bio Applications, and other topics, while the general sessions may contain Fundamentals of Nucleation and Crystal Growth, Surfaces and Interfaces, Nanomaterials and Low Dimensional Structures, Thin Films and Epitaxial Growth, Organic and Biological Crystallization, Bulk Crystal Growth, Advanced Growth Technologies, In situ Observation and Characterization, External Fields, Microgravity, and Industrial Crystallization. The technical program will include both oral and poster sessions, as well as plenary and invited talks to provide a complete picture of the latest developments in the fields. link

The 11th International Conference on Cryocrystals and Quantum Crystals (CC2016)
2016-08-18 to 2016-08-24
Turku, Finland
CC-2016 will be a forum where ideas on various aspects of the physical, chemical and technological properties of solidified gases and other relevant materials can be exchanged and where top experts in the field can meet. link

30th European Crystallography Meeting28 August-1 September 2016
2016-08-28 to 2016-09-01
Basel, Switzerland

ECM-30 will be a four-day vibrant and intensive scientific meeting with many learning opportunities in every current aspect of crystallography. In addition, there will be a Young Crystallographers meeting, workshops and user meetings, lunch meetings, and a social programme, which will allow scientists from all over Europe and the world to meet, connect and exchange. link

Liquid Crystals XX
2016-08-28 to 2016-09-01
San Diego, CA, USA
This conference provides a forum for presentations of research results on all aspects of liquid crystal material and optical sciences and technologies. The emphasis is on new, novel, or unique liquid crystalline materials, optical properties and phenomena, and their applications in display, information, and image processing systems, electro-optics and nonlinear optics. link

CMD26-Condensed Matter in Groningen
2016-09-04 to 2016-09-09
Groningen, The Netherlands
CMD26 - Condensed Matter in Groningen is an international conference covering all aspects of condensed matter physics, including soft condensed matter, liquid physics, biophysics, materials science, quantum physics and quantum simulators, low temperature physics, quantum fluids, strongly correlated materials, semiconductor physics, magnetism, surface and interface physics, electronic, optical, structural, and mechanical properties of materials, acoustics, and disordered media. An important place will be granted to interdisciplinary topics as well as to the development of research infrastructure in Europe. link

Single Crystal Diffraction Users’ Meeting
2016-09-12 to 2016-09-14
Martinsried, Germany
We cordially invite you to the Single Crystal Diffraction Users’ Meeting, which will be held September 12-14, 2016 at the MPI for Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany. As usual we will have two sections: one section directed toward structural biology, and the second section focuses on chemical crystallography. Of course participants are encouraged to sign up for both sections. link

The 6th Workshop on Liquid Crystals for Photonics
2016-09-14 to 2016-09-16
Ljubljana, Slovenia
The aim of the Workshop on Liquid Crystals for Photonics is to bring together a forum of world first class scientists, in particular physicists, chemists and engineers, involved in photonic applications of liquid crystals. The workshop will combine invited talks, contributed talks and poster presentations to encompass the state of the art in photonics using liquid crystals and composite materials. link

XXI Conference of Liquid Crystals
2016-09-18 to 2016-09-23
Krynica-Zdrój, Poland
The conference will provide possibility of meetings and many discussions during the meeting and shared accompanying events. It will be also a great opportunity for participants to meet with each other, to build friendships, exchange of experiences, and contribute to lively discussions in the field of liquid crystals science and technology in optics, photonics and displays. link

13th International Conference on Quasicrystals (ICQ13)
2016-09-18 to 2016-09-23
Kathmandu, Nepal
The ICQ13 offers an opportunity for researchers working on quasicrystals and related topics to exchange ideas and encourage collaborations with other research groups, hence promoting material science and engineering. It brings all the best scientists in the world to talk about the recent developments in the field. link

19th Heart of Europe Biocrystallography Meeting
2016-09-29 to 2016-10-01
Warberg, Germany
The Meeting is organised by Prof Dr Wulf Blankenfeldt from the research group Structure and Function of Proteins at the Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research. link

First Pan African Conference on Crystallography (PCCr1)
2016-10-06 to 2016-10-10
Dschang, Cameroon
The conference aims at bringing together African crystallographers, mineralogists, solid state and structural scientists to increase the awareness for crystallography and improve the educational opportunities for African researchers and students of all levels. The variety of activities will provide opportunities to engage with (i) the scientific community, from expert crystallographers to young researchers and students of all ages, (ii) government representatives and policy-maker from most African countries. link

8th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling
2016-10-09 to 2016-10-14
Dijon, France
This symposium is dedicated to the studies of interfaces, with a particular emphasis on novel multiscale modeling methods that bridge the gap between material interfaces structure (e.g., geometry, defect content, impurities) and the activation of dissipative processes as well as their role in the generation of internal stresses. link

2017-06-04 to 2017-06-06
The convention will address not only issues at the frontier of the field, where “curiosity driven”
and applied research interplay in a synergistic way, but also the practical implications in defining
crystallization techniques and developing process control. link

New directions in porous crystalline materials: Faraday Discussion
2017-06-05 to 2017-06-07
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The aim of this discussion meeting is to develop fundamental understanding of key aspects in the chemistry of porous crystalline materials: chemical properties (i.e. catalysis, small molecule reactivity, post-synthetic tuning), electronic properties (i.e. magnetism, conductivity, and photophysics), and physical properties (adsorption and separation) will be discussed in this context. link

14th International Conference on Fracture (ICF14)
2017-06-18 to 2017-06-23
Rhodes, Greece

On behalf of the Organizing and the International Steering Committee it is my great pleasure to extend you a cordial invitation to participate in the 14th International Congress on Fracture (ICF14) to be held in the island of Rhodes, Greece, May 7-12, 2017. ICF is organized under the auspices of the International Congress on Fracture - The World Academy of Structural Integrity (ICF-WASI).

ICF14 will focus in all aspects of structural integrity with the objective of improving the safety and performance of engineering structures, components, systems and their associated materials. link

24th Congress and General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography
2017-08-21 to 2017-08-28
Hyderabad, India
India will host the 24th Congress & General Assembly of the International Union of Crystallography 2017 from 21 to 28 August 2017. We extend a warm welcome to all crystallographers from across the world! A cutting edge program with plenaries, keynotes, microsymposia and posters, commercial exhibits, satellite meetings, workshops and official meetings of the IUCr is planned. This will be a state of the art international meeting set in the unique ambience of India.

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IMF-2017 - The Fourteenth International Meeting on Ferroelectricity
2017-09-04 to 2017-09-08
San Antonio, TX, USA
The IMF series has nurtured several special Symposia and Conferences in related fields and accelerated the rapid growth and extended interests in the field of ferroelectrics around the globe. The major themes and drives of these premier meetings have been to present the recent developments in the new understandings of fundamentals, advances in the field and bringing out the novel emerging cross-coupled effects among various characteristics of materials such as semiconductors, biosystems, and so on. link