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23–29 April 2019 Eurofillers Polymerblends
The Conference aims to bring together researchers from academia, research organizations and industry in the very important area of filled systems and polymer blends.
The Scientific Programme will feature plenary/keynote lectures and oral and poster presentations. It will cover all major relevant topics of current interest in the following areas:
- Polymer Blends, Copolymers and Hybrid Systems
- New (nano and micro)fillers, Bio-Based Fillers, Coupling Agents and Surface Treatments
- Interfaces and Interphases in Multicomponent Materials
- Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites
- Nanostructured Polymer-Based Materials
- Functional Polymer-Based Materials
- Bio-based Polymers and Biocomposites
- Innovative Non-Reactive and Reactive Processing Methods
- Modern Applications of Polymer systems
28 April–2 May 2019 HPRG 59th Meeting: Polymers for Sustainability and Energy
The High Polymer Research Group is a charity whose objective is to ensure that leading edge developments in polymer science and engineering are made available and fully discussed by industrial and academic researchers engaged in the field. We do this by organizing conferences that have been held annually since 1960 (Origins and History of the High Polymer Research Group) and we aim to make participation as diverse and as international as possible. Equally we interpret polymer science and engineering in a broad way encompassing biopolymers as well as synthetic polymers and their use in devices, engineering and medicine. In addition to fundamental and applied research the High Polymer Research Group (HPRG) also endeavors to address societal aspects of polymer science.
27–31 May 2019 E-MRS 2019 Spring Meeting
It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2019 Spring Meeting of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) to be held in combination with the IUMRS - ICAM International Conference on Advanced Materials from May 27 to 31 at the Acropolis Congress Centre, Nice, France.
In line with the previous conferences, it is expected that this event will be the largest in Europe in the field of Materials Science and Technology. Indeed, the E-MRS Spring Meeting is a major conference with over 2500 attendees coming from all over the world every year.
The 2019 Spring Meeting will consist of parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations, assorted by two plenary sessions and a number of workshops and training courses. In parallel with the technical sessions, more than 90 international exhibitors are expected to display equipment, systems, products, software, publications and services during the meeting.
The high quality scientific program will address different topics organized into 28 symposia arranged in 6 clusters covering the fields of Materials for Energy; Bio- and Soft Materials; Nano-Functional Materials; 2-Dimensional Materials; Materials, Electronics and Photonics and Modelling and Characterization. The latest scientific results will be presented and authors are invited to submit papers in the selected journals that fit the scope of each symposium. It is worth noting that the papers are peer-reviewed at a high scientific level, according to a process and timetable that are at the discretion of the symposia organizers.
The focus of the scientific program will be both on fundamental investigations and technological applications, providing an international forum for discussing recent advances related to the different aspects to be considered to promote innovation.
The focal point of the conference will be the two plenary sessions each consisting of two Nobel Laureate presentations given by Prof. Hiroshi Amano (Nobel Prize in Physics 2014) and Prof. Klaus von Klitzing (Nobel Prize in Physics for 1985) followed by two eminent presentations given by the 2018 MRS Mid-Career Award winner speaker in the one session and the winner of the EU-40 E-MRS 2019 Prize winner in the second. These assorted presentations demonstrate exceptional promise for leadership and have made outstanding and innovative contributions to Materials Research in Europe and the US.
Everyone who complies with the profile of the EU-40 E-MRS 2019 Prize is encouraged to apply by January 31, 2019. The presentation of Graduate Students Awards, delivered for each one of the run symposia, will conclude the plenary session. We encourage all junior researchers to apply to these awards.
Please note the deadline for abstract submission is set for January 15, 2019!
It will be our great pleasure to welcome you all in Nice next May.
2–6 June 2019 14th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISMSC2019)
On behalf of the organizing committee, we cordially invite you to attend the 14th International Symposium on Macrocyclic and Supramolecular Chemistry (ISMSC2019), which will be held in Lecce, Italy on June 2-6, 2019. The symposium will provide a forum to discuss all aspects of macrocyclic and supramolecular chemistry, and also topics on materials and nanoscience, following the spirit and style of the thirteen preceding conferences. It will also offer networking opportunities among peers, recognized leaders in the field, young scientists, and students. The program will include lectures from the 2016 Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, as well as from the 2019 Izatt-Christensen Award, Cram-Lehn-Pedersen Prize, and Sessler Early Career Researcher Prize winners. Several keynote, invited, and oral lectures, as well as flash presentations and two poster sessions, are also scheduled. Lecce, a Baroque Florence in Southern Italy and capital of the charming peninsula called Salento, is among the most popular touristic destinations nowadays in Italy. Lecce is home to some of the finest wines and olive oils in the world. The Cathedral of the Holy Cross and Piazza Duomo are the most impressive and famous examples of the unique flowered baroque style typical of this part of Italy.
4–8 June 2019 Fabrication, Properties and Applications of Nano-Materials and Nano-Devices
Paestum, Salerno, Italy
5–7 June 2019 Nordic Polymer Days 2019
In 2019, Nordic Polymer Days conference will take place at the Gløshaugen campus at NTNU, Trondheim, Norway, June 5th - 7th.
The Nordic Polymer Days is the premier Nordic annual conference where researchers and professionals gather to confer around new polymer science developments and applications. Now in its 56th year, the Nordic Polymer Days continues to foster a collaborative environment and facilitate networking opportunities at the intersection of polymer science and technological development.
A primary focus for this conference will be the active participation of students and young scientists.
Abstracts for oral and poster presentation in any topic covering polymer science and technology are invited. Conference sessions will be organized within the following thematic areas:
- Scattering for characterization of polymers and polymer materials
- Polymer microscopy
- Polymers for biomedical applications
- Polymer theory and modelling
- Polymer composites
- Environmental aspects of polymers
- Functional polymers
4–6 September 2019 International Conference on Materials Science and Engineering
8–13 September 2019 ECIS 2019
ECIS 2019, the 33rd Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS), will be held from 8-13 September 2019 in Leuven, Belgium. The annual ECIS Conference brings together participants from the broad, interdisciplinary field of colloid and interface science, including chemists, physicists, biologists and engineers. Topics will cover fundamental and applied advances in the fields of dispersed systems, nanoparticles, self-assembly and supramolecular systems, as well as wetting and liquid interfaces. In addition, advances in theory, simulation, and instrumentation including new analytical techniques will be discussed.
15–18 October 2019 VII International Baekeland Symposium (Baekeland2019)
We are delighted to announce that the 7th edition of the Baekeland conference (Baekeland2019) will take place in October 15-18th 2019 in the city of Tarragona (Spain), organized by the Universitat Rovira i Virgili.
The conference, in honor of Prof. Leo Baekeland, is addressed to experts from academic institutions and industries working in the field of thermosetting materials. This conference aims to be a meeting point for the open discussion on the latest advances in the preparation, characterization and applications of thermosets.
3–7 February 2019 ACIS 2019
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
The 9th biennial Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia from 3 to 7 February 2019.
ACIS 2019 provides a key opportunity for colloid and interface scientists worldwide to share their findings, network, and discuss advancements in their fields of research.
There are a great many disciplines covered by colloid and interface science. Attendees will include scientists from all disciplines, early career researchers, industry representatives and end users interested in new developments across a range of technologies.
For more information please visit
24–27 January 2019 The 9th International Conference on Advanced Materials Research
Shaw Foundation Alumni House, National University of Singapore
ICAMR is an annual conference launched in the year of 2011. We had this conference successfully held in Fukuoka, Japan 2018, Hong Kong 2017, Torino, Italy 2016, Doha, Qatar, 2015, Macau, 2014, Dubai, UAE in 2013, Chengdu, China in 2012 and Chongqing, China in 2011. It will provide a valuable opportunity for researchers ,scholars and some scientists to exchange their ideas face to face together. ICAMR is very special for its strong organization team, dependable reputation and wide sponsors all around the world, which is the leading annual conferences of Materials Sciences for all researchers home and abroad.
ICAMR 2019 will include the participation of renowned keynote speakers, oral presentations, posters sessions and technical conferences related to the topics dealt with in the Scientific Program.
Accepted full papers will get published on KEM Proceedings.
Looking forward to welcoming you in Singapore!
Any further inquiry, please contact Celine XI via [email protected]
20–26 January 2019 The 4th International Conference on Aggregation Induced Emission
The International Conference on Aggregation Induced Emission is the largest AIE specialised conference, bringing together research and industry in Aggregation Induced Emission from all over the world. AIE-4, hosted by Flinders University together with South China University of Technology and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology on Adelaide, Australia, 20–26 January, 2019, will feature the latest developments in the field of AIE research.
26–29 November 2018 47th National Symposium of the French Group of Polymers Studies and Applications
The 47th national conference of the Groupe Française d'études et d'applications des Polymères (GFP2018) is the major French-language polymer conference and a highlight in the life of the French-speaking polymer community. This year's conference will assemble nearly 200 participants from industry and academia. In line with this year's location in Toulouse, the center of the European aerospace industry, the program will include a theme dedicated to 'Polymers for Aeronautics and Space'.The objectives of the conference are to establish the state of the art of the latest advances in key domains of polymer science, and in particular:
- to present recent innovations in polymeric materials (synthesis, characterization, processing and properties) and their applications;
- to encourage exchanges between specialists from different domains;
- and to contribute to the development of both fundamental and applied research.
21–24 October 2018 7th International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization (ICPC)
Houston, TX, USA
The International Conference on Polyolefin Characterization is a non-profit organization that was created with the purpose of bringing together researchers and developers with different levels of expertise to share their experiences and latest findings, to ultimately contribute to the community's comprehension of polyolefin characterization.
The ICPC Conference covers different aspects on polyolefin molecular architecture characterization, including molar mass distribution, comonomer incorporation and distribution, long chain branching, crystallinity and rheological properties. The Technical Program covers areas such as: Molecular Structure and Properties, Morphology and Thermal Analysis, Rheology, and Spectroscopy.
Intended for profiles from both the industry and academia, the ICPC is organized every two years in three different locations: Texas, USA, Valencia, Spain, and Shanghai, China. The 7th edition will be hosted in Houston for the third time.
The program is composed by Oral and Poster Presentations. Call for papers is open until June 30, 2018. More information here: http://www.icpc-conference.org/fees_registration
Registration is available online here: http://www.icpc-conference.org/call_for_papers
Email: [email protected]
14–17 October 2018 N.I.C.E. Conference 2018
The scientific and international N.I.C.E. (Nature Inspires Chemistry Engineers) Conferences are organized with the objective to share new developments in the growing field of bioinspired chemistry and materials and to understand new challenges that are being faced in this field of research. The NICE conference encompasses chemistry, biology and physics and gives a multi-disciplinary overview of biomimetic approaches to engineering new materials and systems.
Amongst the topics discussed at the conference: green chemistry, nanomaterials, renewable energy, stimuli-responsive materials, adhesive/anti-adhesive materials, functional polymers, biobased chemistry and materials. These topics are grouped in three main sessions: SmartTech, NanoTech and BioTech.The conference takes place every two years in Nice (France) and gathers together researchers, managers, manufacturer and decision-makers with different backgrounds. The conference promotes,the exchange of ideas, open discussion of current research problems and the development of new ideas and collaborations aimed at finding eco-friendly, green, sustainable solutions to materials challenges that will have a lasting impact for generations.
7–12 October 2018 SAS 2018
Traverse City, MI, USA
Every three years, the small-angle scattering community comes together at the international small-angle conference to showcase recent technique advances and to document its wide-ranging impact on numerous scientific fields. These conferences are known to bring together the best and the most recognized scientists in the field with researchers from other areas. The future generation is well represented by students, post docs, and young scientists. Conferences are also famous for active participation of industrial partners, represented by both instrument manufacturers in the exhibition as well as industry researchers in the scientific program. Thanks to this broad community involvement, these conferences create unique meeting places where new relationships and collaborations are forged.
XVII International Small-Angle Scattering conference, SAS2018, returns this series to the US after 19 years. SAS2018 will showcase the progress of small-angle scattering research in North America, including the many instruments at user facilities across the continent and the rich variety of research taking place. Coincident with major facility upgrades are renewed small-angle scattering capabilities across the U.S. (National Synchrotron Light Source-II, Advanced Photon Source, and Linac Coherent Light Source) which are either complete or well-in-progress, the SAS2018 conference offers a timely opportunity to promote stronger scientific and personal interactions.
Grand Traverse Resort & Spa in Traverse City, Michigan, was selected as an ideal venue to promote strong interactions among the conference participants and to host this conference in a more intimate setting, in the style of a Gordon Research Conference. This venue has extensive conference facilities and provides for numerous social activity opportunities for both participants as well travel companions. This time of year, Michigan provides unique opportunities for travel before or after conference during the colorful fall season.For more details, to sign for e-mail list, and to submit abstract, see
1–5 October 2018 10th ECNP International Conference on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites - ECNP 2018
San Sebastian, Spain
On behalf of the organizing committee, it is our pleasure to invite you to the 10th ECNP International Conference on Nanostructured Polymers and Nanocomposites, which will be held from October 3rd to 5th, 2018 in the beautiful city of San Sebastian, Spain. Prior to the ECNP Conference, the 6th Young Polymer Scientists meeting will take place (October 1st to 2nd). The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for scientists from both academia and industry (researchers, students and engineers from all over the world) to exchange up-to-date ideas on current research and new applications of nanostructured polymeric nanocomposites. We encourage participants to present their current research work as oral communications or posters in one of the topics of the program.
- Progress in polymer synthesis
- Structure of nanostructured polymers and nanocomposites
- Advanced processing and characterization techniques
- Modelling of processes and properties
- Application of functional polymers in energy, optoelectronics, sensing, biomedicine and others.
- Sustainable polymer chemistry (polymer materials from renewable resources, polymer recycling, biodegradable polymers)
24–27 September 2018 Biennial Meeting of the GDCh-Division of Macromolecular Chemistry together with SFB 1176 "Molecular Structuring of Soft Matter"
Aim of the conference
This year’s conference focus is “Dimensional Control of Polymer Materials – From Synthesis to Function”.
The design of polymer materials from highly defined macromolecules is in the focus of the conference. Molecular definition can be one-dimensional, along a chain, two-dimensional, within a surface, or three-dimensional. Noteworthy, the function of macromolecular materials is primarily determined by their molecular structure and the thereof resulting spatial arrangement and linkages.
The focus on the molecular structure of soft materials by a dimensional organizing principle – determining the function – opens the possibility to classify the synthetic challenges as well as to transfer the scientific findings from one to the next dimension.
This conference will address developments in functional polymers in all dimensions and aims at bringing together experts from both academia and industry to present and discuss novel ideas, applications, latest breakthroughs, developments, opportunities, and challenges of dimensional control of the macromolecular structure.
The scope of the conference covers all aspects of Dimensional Control of Polymer Materials with a special focus on the synthesis and characterization of polymers, the structuring of polymers on surfaces and in networks, their resulting functional aspects with applications as smart materials, as well as polymers derived from sustainable sources.
14–17 September 2018 SIPCD 2018
SIPCD 2018 Registration and abstract are now open!
We are pleased to announce that the 5th Symposium on Innovative Polymers for Controlled Delivery (SIPCD 2018) will be held in September 14-17, 2018 in Suzhou, China. SIPCD held biennially since 2010 has been established as a high-level conference in the fields of biomaterials, controlled drug delivery, protein and cell delivery, gene delivery, polymer-based diagnostics, and tissue engineering. In SIPCD 2018, we will welcome about 600 participants from all over the world. SIPCD 2018 has planned 32 invited plenary lectures by worldwide leading experts, 10 short oral presentations selected for Biomacromolecules Forum, and about 350 poster presentations by researchers and PhD students. The whole symposium is organized in one single session, thus offering you the possibility to be present at all lectures and to participate in stimulating discussions about the cutting-edge developments as well as challenges in biomaterials and controlled delivery.
SIPCD 2018 has following highlights:
- 600 Participants in one session (without parallel sessions) throughout the whole symposium.
- 31 Lectures all given by worldwide top scientists including editors and associate editors of over 10 prestigious journals.
- An author workshop given by executive publisher pharmacology and pharmaceutical science of Elsevier.
- 10 Short oral presentations by selected/nominated prominent researchers in the Biomacromolecules Forum.
- Publication of a special issue in the Journal of Controlled Release (Elsevier). All plenary lecturers are warmly invited to contribute a research paper or mini-review to this SIPCD 2018 Special Issue.
- 8 Best Poster Awards sponsored and presented by Biomacromolecules (ACS).
- Vivid social program for networking with your peers as well as pioneers in the fields.
We warmly invite you to participate in SIPCD 2018!
9–12 September 2018 POLYMERS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY 2018
Napa, CA, USA
2–7 September 2018 32nd Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society
The annual ECIS Conference is a major event for this community and this is the 32nd Conference of a series of successful meetings, whose primary goal is to bring together all major disciplines of colloids and interfaces, enabling participants to exchange knowledge, communicate each other the results of their recent research, and to network with colleagues for new collaborations.
29–30 August 2018 World Congress on Biopolymers and Bioplastics: Biopolymer 2018
Meeting International proudly announces the “World Congress on Biopolymers and Bioplastics :Biopolymer 2018” which will be held during August 29-30, 2018 at Berlin, Germany. The theme of conference is “Synthesis and Characterization of Biopolymers and Polymer Sciences”. Meetings International provides a Global Platform for Polymer Research Professors and research fellows, Students from Material science, Polymer Science and Technology & Chemical Engineering, Biopolymer Engineers, Polymer Science Engineers & Chemical Engineers to Exchange Ideas, Knowledge and Networking at its World Conferences.
For more information, please contact Michael Koch at: [email protected]
4–7 August 2018 International Conference on Advanced Polymers, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine
It is our great pleasure to announce our second International Meeting in Mauritius – The International Conference on Advanced Polymers, Biomaterials and Nanomedicine. The idea and the essence of this meeting stems from the huge success of our 2016 international conference on Nanomedicine, also held in Mauritius. We once again, bring together several of the top scientists from around the world who will showcase their most recent and exciting research in a truly fantastic location. Attendees will also have the opportunity to make poster presentations to showcase their research results. The main goal of this meeting is to encourage and stimulate the exchange of ideas and of cross-disciplinary discussion while also allowing for social interaction and recreation. We hope to create an exciting and truly memorable meeting and we invite to join us and be a part of its success. The meeting will focus on modern aspects of polymer science and engineering, biomaterials advances and recent development in nanomedicine. Overall, the focus will be on both the fundamental and applied aspects of this growing field of research. Some of the plenary speakers include Prof. Steve Armes (University of Sheffield), Prof. Kazuhiko Ishihara (University of Tokyo), Prof. Neil Cameron (Monash University) and Prof. Yoshiko Miura (Kyushu University). Please check the conference website below for the complete list of plenary and keynotes.
This meeting will take place in Mauritius, well-known for its fantastic breathtaking landscapes, beautiful beaches and safe environment. Mauritius is the prime touristic destination for visitors from Europe, Asia and Africa. Several tours will be organized.
On behalf of the organizing committee of ICAPBN 2018, we are looking forward to welcoming you in Mauritius from August 4-7, 2018.
15–18 July 2018 4th International Society for Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials (ISBPPB)
The 4th International Society for Biomedical Polymers and Polymeric Biomaterials (ISBPPB) conference and exposition to be held July 15-18, 2018 in Krakow, Poland. The Conference sessions will include topics such as controlled release systems, drug delivery systems, antimicrobial polymers, biodegradable polymers and copolymers, tissue engineering, and many others.
It is expected that around 300 delegates will attend the ISBPPB 2018 Conference, mostly from Europe (Austria, Belgium, Bielarus, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Irland, Italy, Netherland, Poland, Romania, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, UK), but also from the USA, Mexico, Australia, South Africa, Algieria, Brasil, Iran, India and Korea.
ISBPPB 2018 Conference is a perfect platform to present and learn about latest research findings, materials, testing equipment and future perspectives on biomedical polymers and polymeric biomaterials.
1–5 July 2018 The World Polymer Congress MACRO 2018
The World Polymer Congress MACRO 2018 is being held in Cairns at the Cairns Convention Centre from 1-5 July.
The program covers all areas of polymer science and engineering, including synthesis, characterisation, processing, modeling and materials. A large number of sessions will also cover topics at the interface between polymer science and other disciplines that address a range of important issues faced by our modern society, for instance in medicine, energy and the environment. Such a varied programme shows how multidisciplinary polymer science has become and how collaborations across fields are the best approach to tackle today’s challenges.
Over the years, the MACRO conference has developed a strong reputation for bringing together the latest polymer research from top international polymer scientists and, again in 2018, a number of leading Plenary and Keynote Speakers will be attending from around the world.
The reputation of MACRO events goes further than great science; they are also famous for their warm and convivial atmosphere. The 2018 Congress starts with a welcome reception and extends to a number of special events throughout the conference that will highlight Australian heritage and the region of Cairns, including the Great Barrier Reef, and concluding with the conference banquet.
For enquiries regarding delegate registrations or any other questions you may have about the Congress, please contact Emma Harrison at [email protected].
30 June–7 July 2018 NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018
NANOTEXNOLOGY is the largest technology, networking and matchmaking annual event in Europe and it includes the premier and Internationally established events:
- International Conference on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (NN18) 3-6 July
- International Symposium on Flexible Organic Electronics (ISFOE18) 2-5 July
- International Summer Schools "N&N, OE & Nanomedicine" (ISSON18) 30 June-7 July
- NANOTEXNOLOGY EXPO 2018, 2-6 July
- Business Forum & Start-Up Area, 3-5 July
- Matchmaking Event, 4 July
NANOTEXNOLOGY explores the opportunities in the emerging fields of Nanotechnologies, Organic & Printed Electronics and Nanomedicine. NANOTEXNOLOGY brings together over 2,000 researchers, scientists, engineers, business, technical and policy professionals to promote research and industrial collaborations, identify priorities and strengthen the innovation ecosystem.
24–27 June 2018 Fluoropolymer 2018
Denver, CO, USA
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18–22 June 2018 The 2018 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit
The 2018 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit will be held in the Convention Centre of Strasbourg (France), from June 18 to 22, 2018.
The conference will consist of 29 parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations and a plenary session to provide an international forum for discussing recent advances in the field of materials science. The conference will be augmented by an exhibition of products and services of interest to the conference participants.
This will be an exciting event which should not be missed! We look forward to welcoming you to Strasbourg and your active contribution and participation in the conference.
17–21 June 2018 82nd PMM Conference and the 24th Polymer Network Group Meeting
Prague, Czech Republic
82nd PMM: Polymer Networks and Gels 2018 and 24th Polymer Network Group Meeting organized by the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Czech Academy of Sciences.
17–21 June 2018 Prague, Czech Republic
The conference will provide a discussion forum for participants from academia and industry engaged in science and technology of polymer gels and networks, both synthetic and natural. The emphasis is put on theoretical and experimental studies of the relations between the formation, chemical composition, structure, and properties of polymer networks and gels.
10–13 June 2018 The 92nd American Chemical Society (ACS) Colloid & Surface Science Symposium
Join the ACS for This Exciting Annual Event.
The 92nd American Chemical Society (ACS) Colloid & Surface Science Symposium continues the long-standing tradition of bringing together interdisciplinary researchers from academia and industry across the globe. They convene to celebrate their common interest in particles and complex fluids, interfacial phenomena and chemistry, soft-matter science, and environmental science. We hope you can join us for this symposium from June 10 to 13, 2018, at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center, located in State College, Pennsylvania, USA. Call for abstracts due March 24, 2018.
5–8 June 2018 4th Functional Polymeric Materials Conference
Prof. Dr. Thomas Epps (University of Delaware), Prof. Brent Sumerlin (University of Florida) and Prof. Nathan Gianneschi (Northwestern University) are co-organising the 4th Functional Polymeric Materials Conference from the 05 – 08 June 2018, in Nassau the Bahamas.
Key sessions include:
- stimuli-responsive soft matter
- stimuli-responsive hybrid/composite materials
- biomolecular self-assembly
- bioinspired materials
- polymerization catalysis or polymer-modified catalysts
- synthetic methodology
- catalytic self-assembly
- activated catalysis at surfaces and interfaces
- nanoparticle assemblies
- multi-component systems
- organized assemblies
- self-replicating molecular systems
- self-sorting molecular systems
- enzyme responsive materials
- non-equlibrium self-assembly
- translational applications in biomedicine
- translational applications in detection systems
- translational applications in nanotechnology
For more information please take a look at
3–7 June 2018 POC 2018
Palavas Les Flots - France
This IUPAC conference is organized by research scientists of the Institute Charles Gerhardt of Montpellier (ICGM), with the support of National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the National Graduate School of Chemistry of Montpellier (ENSCM). This conference will contribute to promote the role of polymers in various areas of chemistry (organic chemistry, chemical transformations, catalysis, polymer applications, and environmental issues), and will provide perfect opportunities for participants to present and share the results of their research in the fields of polymer chemistry and applications.
The first POC conference took place in Lyon (France) in 1982. Since then, POC conference has been held every two years in different countries and continents (China, USA, Japan, Canada, Qatar, Romania). The latest POC conference was organized in Crete in 2016. In 2018, 36 years after the first edition, POC is back to France in the beautiful beach resort of Palavas.
The conference will bring together chemists from all over the world, from both academia and industry. The topical sessions of POC 2018 are:
- Phosphorus chemistry and polymers
- Polymers for and from the sea
- Polymers for energy
- Smart and novel functional polymers
- Supramolecular chemistry for polymers
- Bio-inspired polymers for health
- Bio-based polymers and their applications
Each topical session will start with an invited speaker. Overall, two plenary and ten keynote lectures will be delivered during POC 2018. Oral presentations will be given for all the topical sessions and two poster sessions will be organized (on Monday 4^th and Tuesday 5^th after the last oral presentation) during cocktail receptions.
As mentioned above, this conference is organized inside the Mediterranean Lighthouse of Palavas-les-Flots, a southern town located on a strip of land between the Mediterranean Sea and wild ponds, and taking its identity from over three centuries of history. The Mediterranean Lighthouse, this former water tower, completely rehabilitated and transformed into an amazing tourist infrastructure will host POC 2018. Thirty four meters above ground, the fully glazed panoramic lookout point and bar and restaurant on the top floor will welcome us for lunch and drinks during the conference.
More information can be accessed at the conference website:
28–31 May 2018 1st Bordeaux Polymer Conference
The goal of the first Bordeaux Polymer Conference (BPC 2018) is to gather the top specialists from all over the world, offering them the opportunity to present their most recent research findings and to discuss the latest ideas, discoveries and innovations in the field of Polymer Science and Engineering.
The number of participants will be limited to around 250 to ensure a relaxed atmosphere and encourage dialogues and debates between scientists of international repute and young researchers. 12 outstanding Plenary Speakers, including Prof. Robert H. Grubbs (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2005) and Prof. Ben L. Feringa (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2016), 14 Keynote Speakers and 30 Invited Speakers will present their most recent results and discuss upcoming challenges in polymer science with regards to the diverse applications of polymers. Around 50 researchers will be offered the opportunity to contribute with lectures and 2 poster sessions will be organized.
The event will take place in Bordeaux, FRANCE on May 28th-31st 2018. Bordeaux is a French city renowned for many aspects: Bordeaux is figuring as part of the UNESCO World Heritage, is described as “an outstanding urban and architectural ensemble”, classified as “City of Art and History”, and last but not least, Bordeaux is the wine capital of the world!
On behalf of the organizing committee of BPC 2018, we are very much looking forward to welcoming you in Bordeaux in May 2018.
20–24 May 2018 EUPOC2018
EUPOC 2018 aims to provide an ideal forum for researchers to exchange and share innovative ideas on biomimetic polymers with rationally designed molecular recognition and response properties. The conference will cover fundamental aspects of molecular recognition, high efficiency bioconjugation, molecular imprinting, and novel strategies in synthetic design and nano-fabrication of multifunctional materials. Invited presentations will be given by leading experts from both academic and industrial settings.
EUPOC 2018 will cover the following topics:
- Molecular recognition polymers by rational/computational design
- Biomimetic polymers through (bio)chemical conjugation
- Traditional and modern methods of molecular imprinting
- Biomimetic polymers for sensing, affinity separation and catalysis
- Biomimetic polymers for drug delivery, imaging, detection of biomacromolecules and cells
- Imprinted polyelectrolyte films, nanostructures and nanomaterials
- Switchable and multifunctional biomimetic polymers
21–23 March 2018 Polymers: Design, Function and Application
It is our sincere pleasure and great honor to announce our first international conference PDFA, Polymers: Design, Function and Application, organized by the MDPI open-access journal Polymers. The inaugural conference will be held as a two-day event in Barcelona, Spain, March 21-23, 2018.
We cordially invite researchers from both academia as well as industry, to join this polymer conference and to present cutting-edge research at the interface of design/function or function/application of polymers as a lecture or a poster. With its focus on function- and application-driven polymer research, the conference aims to address the development and testing of the next generation of polymeric materials with previously unrivaled properties for advanced applications. In order to stimulate research activities in these fields, large room for discussions and networking will be reserved in the agenda.
It is our firm belief that this conference will play host to a scientifically inspiring two-day meeting in Barcelona with its exciting history, architecture, and environment. Registration is now open.
21–25 January 2018 GEI 2018
The Giornate dell'Elettrochimica Italiana (GEI 2018) traditional meeting of the Italian Electrochemistry Community will be held in Sestriere, Italy from 21 to 25 January 2018, center of one of the most famous European ski areas known as Vialattea.
The conference aims at further promoting the collaboration between the Italian electrochemists, as well as those of other countries in the European Community, involved in all the different aspects of environmental, analytical, spectro-/bio- electrochemistry and energy conversion and storage, from fundamental studies to applied materials and devices. The Congress will be held in the Olympic Village Hotel (4*) in Sestriere, built for 2006 Winter Games, with panoramic views toward the Valley. During 5 days, a rich scientific schedule will be offered including Plenary/Keynote Speakers, invited oral, oral and poster presentations and the awarding with the 15th Galvani Medal to Prof. Jean-Marie Tarascon (Lectio magistralis on Sunday).
Info: [email protected]
6–8 November 2017 International Symposium on Bioinspired Macromolrcular Systems
The “International Symposium on Bioinspired Macromolecular Systems (ISBMS)” will be held at the University of Aveiro, Portugal, from 6th to 8th November, 2017. This event will include the workshop “Enabling chemical and design tools for natural biomaterials development”, as part of the European Horizon 2020 Twinning project “CHEM2NATURE” (“Enabling precision chemical methodologies applied to natural-based systems for the development of multifunctional biomedical devices”), as well as a marine biotechnology session under the scope of the Marine Biotechnology ERA-NET project “BLUETEETH”. Moreover, a training session on “Scientific management and translational research” is being planned to be part of the program.
The scientific program of this event will consist on plenary/tutorial lectures to be delivered by internationally world-distinguished scientists and poster presentations.
For more information on the confirmed plenary speakers to date and further details, please check the website.
25–27 October 2017 The 11th International Conference on Wood Adhesives
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
The Forest Products Society, along with the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory and the Wood Based Composites Center will jointly host the 2017 International Conference on Wood Adhesives, October 25-27 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
This is the 11th series organized every four years. The international conference will bring together industry, academics and consultants with a special interest in adhesives for wood and biomass, and provide networking opportunities to over 200 leaders in the field (half academic/half industry), from around the world, to hear about the latest developments and innovations in the wood adhesives industry. Targeted professionals for the conference include adhesive suppliers or user of the downstream product from industry, academia, government, or NGO sector.
If your business depends on having solid technical knowledge about glued wood products, this meeting is for you. We recruit the best technical minds in the field of wood adhesives so you get the most value for your time invested, and will have access to the proceedings.
5–9 August 2017 The 10th International Dendrimer Symposium and Application Innovation Contest
Chinese Chemical Society will be hosting “The 10th International Dendrimer Symposium” on 5–9 August, 2017, in Weihai, China. This symposium is co-organized by Donghua University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Weihai Chenyuan Dendrimer Technology Co., Ltd. The biennial event has progressively engaged more experts worldwide, ever since the 1st International Dendrimer Symposium hosted in 1999 in Germany, which in turn has facilitated academic exchange and scientific innovation. This symposium is gradually becoming a highly recognized international conference with, authority and a vast array of information exchanged.
This symposium is scheduled as the following: lectures and presentations, product exhibition, equipment and manufacturing technique exhibition, and discussion on international standards. The theme of the symposium is “Dendrimer: Future Orientation”. Parallel sessions are Biomedicine/Nano-medicine, Polymer Chemistry/Self-assembly, Photoelectricity/Energy/Catalysis, Industrialized Application, and Innovation Competition for the Application of Dendrimer Products.
2–7 July 2017 European Polymer Federation Congress 2017
On behalf of the European Polymer Federation (EPF), the French Polymer Society (GFP), and the Université de Lyon (UdL), it is my honor and pleasure to invite you to the European Polymer Federation Congress 2017. Our ambition is to organize a congress which will cover all the different sides of the polymer science and technology. We want to design an exceptional rendez-vous for all polymer scientists and engineers belonging from universities, institutions, and companies from all around the World. We will do our best to build from your contributions a unique program which will respond to the congress title: ‘From last trends in polymer science to cutting-edge industrial innovations’.
Polymers are everywhere and contribute significantly to a sustainable society thanks to their inputs to solve the main societal issues: energy, transport and mobilities, environment, global health, information and communication, including the industry of the future. Innovations in modern technologies by using polymers are based on significant advancements in all the domains of polymer science as well as at the interfaces with other sciences such as biology, computer science, physics, etc. All these topics related to fundamental sciences dedicated to polymers will be in the focus of the congress as well as the cutting-edge industrial innovations in order to merge as much as possible academy and industry communities.
Invited plenary and keynote talks given by renowned speakers from leading international teams as well as numerous contributed papers and posters will present latest trends, results, and applications. According to the selected topics and the expected high number of participants from different areas of polymer science and neighboring fields, the EPF congress will be an important place for inspiring international and interdisciplinary exchanges at the forefront of polymer science and technology. For sure, the next EPF 2017 Congress will be the place to be to identify the hottest topics in polymer science and the latest applications of polymers, to meet the all polymer community, to discuss and design new collaborations, … and to discover Lyon city !
We wait for you as EPF 2017 participant!
Download the EPF 2017 announcement brochure : here
26–29 June 2017 the Europe Africa Conference 2017 of the POLYMER PROCESSING SOCIETY (PPS)
The Europe Africa Conference 2017 of the POLYMER PROCESSING SOCIETY (PPS) which will be held in the Conference Center of the Deutsches Hygiene Museum (a museum for life sciences and health) in Dresden, Germany from June 26 to 29, 2017.
The Polymer Processing Society was founded in 1985 with the intention to create a platform for presentation and discussion of research results in the international polymer processing community. The first conference (at this time modestly called meeting) 1995 in Akron, USA, was the starting point of a series of very successful international annual PPS conferences. Since 1996 regional conferences have completed the offer of meetings.
The city of Dresden, the capital of the Federal State of Saxony, is not only a leading center in materials science including polymer science in Germany, it is a cultural hot spot, too. A number of museums renowned worldwide are located in Dresden, the reconstructed downtown is a unique place for sightseeing, and the surroundings offer a romantic landscape for recreation.
The Europe Africa Regional Conference 2017 will be organized by three leading scientific organizations in the field of polymer science in Saxony. The organizers invite you cordially to join the conference and meet friends and colleagues, expand your network and accompany young scientists at their entry into the polymer community.
Saint Petersburg, Russia
The main purpose of the Symposium is to bring together leading Foreign and Russian scientists,
young researches, experts and companies in the field of polymer chemistry and physics to
exchange their experience and discuss the research results.
The slogan for this year's Symposium is "Technology transfers: new opportunities for science and
This Symposium provides an international forum for presentation and discussion about the most recent progress and future trends in the rapidly expanding interdisciplinary field of macromolecular and supramolecular architectures and materials as well as multifunctional realms of their application.
This Symposium continues a series of conferences that have been organized biennial at different places around the world. The previous MAM conferences were held in South Korea, Japan, USA, Germany, Jamaica, South Africa and other countries. Russia will host the 8th symposium in 2017. Lomonosov Moscow State University with the support of International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry acts as the organizer of the Symposium.
MAM-17 will bring together more than 250 scientists and subject specialists from all over the world to share and discuss theoretical and practical knowledge about novel materials and to chart out future scientific and technological research directions.
Main topics of the Symposium:
• Catalysis and applications
• Membrane technologies
• Energy conversion and storage
• Materials for next generation manufacturing processes
• Biomedicine and bio-engineering
• Macromolecular design
• Engineered materials with high performance
• Nanomaterials and multifunctions
• Chemo- & biosensors
• Environmental applications
• General topics
Plenary and breakout sessions, poster sessions, school of young scientists are scheduled within the framework of the event. Specialized exhibition, where the leading domestic and foreign companies will present their products and developments, will be arranged as part of the Symposium.
he 12th International Conference on “Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering” (APME 2017) will be held in the beautiful historic city of Ghent, Belgium from May 21 to 25, 2017 and hosted by the Centre of Macromolecular Chemistry (CMaC) at Ghent University. The focus of the APME2017 meeting will be on macromolecular engineering for the design of advanced polymeric structures, in connection to their characterisation and recent applications.
The scope of the meeting will include topics such as (not limited):
- Recent Advances in Macromolecular Synthesis
- Complex Macromolecular StructuresDynamic and Supramolecular Polymers
- Stimuli-responsive and Functional Polymer Architectures
- Self-healing and Reprocessable Polymer Systems
- Polymers at Surfaces and Interfaces
- New Industrial Developments for Polymeric Materials
- Polymers meet Biology/Biochemistry
- Polymers from Renewable Resources
- Polymers for Energy Applications
Conference Background and History
The aim of this conference is to bring together scientists, engineers and students with an interest in bio-based polymers. Bio-based polymers include various synthetic polymers derived from renewable biomass resources and biopolymers (such as polysaccharides, polyesters, nucleic acids, polyamides, polyisoprenoids, and polyphenols), their derivatives, and their blends and composites. Fossil resources are limited, while renewable resources are sustainable. In the past few decades, the science and technology of bio-based polymers have experienced a tremendous rise in significance at both the academic and industrial sections. In addition, a lot of bio-based polymers also received great attention in biomedical applications due to their good biocompatibility and biodegradation properties. Today, research and development on bio-based polymers are rapidly expanding in both the macromolecular and biological sciences.
Previous conferences have been successfully held in November 2003 at RIKEN, Wako, Japan, in November 2009 at Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, in October 2011 at Peking University, Beijing, China, in September 2013 at Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea, and in June 2015 at National University of Singapore, Singapore, respectively.
The 6th International Conference on Bio-based Polymers (ICBP2017) will be held in Yuan Ze University, Taoyuan, Taiwan on May 14-17, 2017. The conference is designed to offer a unique opportunity not only to take a critical examination of the milestone achievements in bio-based polymers but more significantly, to discuss how bio-based polymers can contribute to global sustainability and health cares in the 21st century. The program will feature contributions from both established and young scientists and engineers from both academics and industries, and will provide a platform for representatives from all over the world.
1. Bio-synthesis of Bio-based Polymers and Monomers
2. Synthesis of Bio-based Polymers via Chemical Routes
3. Physical and Degradation Properties of Bio-based Polymers
4. Materials Design, Functionalization and Applications of Bio-based Polymers
5. Biomedical Application of Bio-based Polymers
6. Biocomposites and Blends of Bio-based Polymers
7. Industrial Production and Applications of Bio-based Polymers
8. Joint Symposium with the Annual Meeting of Biomaterials and Controlled Release Society
The themes for 36APS will cover all areas of polymer science, engineering and technologies from the latest innovations and new methods in synthesis, polymeric architectures and nanoparticles, characterisation, processing and molecular modelling to the advanced applications of polymers in health, nano-medicine, energy, electronic materials and sustainability as well as polymers in industry and translational research. The APS has a long established tradition of bringing together the polymer science and engineering communities of Australasia as well as esteemed polymer colleagues from around the world; from the current world-leaders in polymer research to academics, researchers, research students and industrial professionals from universities, research organisations and polymer industry in Australia and around World.
University of Potsdam, Germany
The main topic of the conference is the question "How to introduce different functionalities to polymer materials?". The tremendous need of designing and developing new functional materials originates from modern society challenges to improve the quality of life, to increase environmental protection and to develop advanced technologies. In this respect, polymer science has strongly moved towards functional polymer systems, in which properly designed molecular and macromolecular units act in concert to enable a certain function or action.
The conference is thought to compile three major lines of research towards functional polymer systems: (i) what we can learn from Nature, (ii) how can we make best use of the specific mechanical, optical, and electrical properties of polymers, and (iii) how can we introduce new functionalities through the incorporation of inorganic materials.
19–22 September 2016 E-MRS 2016 Fall Meeting
The conference will consist of 27 parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations and a plenary session to provide an international forum for discussing recent advances in the field of materials science.
The conference will be augmented by an exhibition of products and services of interest to more than 1300 conference participants from all sectors of the global materials science and engineering communities.
This will be an exciting event which should not be missed! We look forward to welcoming you to Warsaw and your active contribution and participation in the conference.
Carlsbad, San Diego, USA
Outstanding experts in the field have been invited from all over the world and already accepted our invitation to hold their plenary and invited lectures at the Conference. The event will offer an excellent platform for the exchange of scientific knowledge and experience on Inorganic Polymers for young and senior scientists, and experts from companies.
Kauai, Hawaii, USA
The 11th International Conference on Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering (APME 2015) will be held at Pacifico Yokohama in Yokohama, Japan, from 18th to 22nd October 2015. The focus of the meeting will be on recent advances in polymer chemistry, polymer synthesis and polymer characterization and the scope of the meeting will include
- Basic polymer synthesis system
- Energy and environment related materials
- Organic/inorganic hybrid materials
- Soft and hard networked materials and their function
- Tissue engineering
St. Julien Hotel, Boulder, CO USA
Topics that will be discussed at the meeting include (but are by no means limited to):
- Novel Concepts
- Radical and Cationic Polymerizations
- Thiol-Ene Polymerizations
- Oxygen Inhibition
- Polymerization Kinetics
- Novel Initiation Systems
- Hydrogels and Biomaterials
- Dental Materials
- Additive Manufacturing
- Smart and Responsive Networks
- Emerging Applications
The 27th meeting of the Polymer Physics Group provides an opportunity for researchers from both academia and industry to discuss the latest innovations in understanding and manipulating the physical behaviour of a wide range of polymeric systems.
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
This conference is a continuation of a very successful series of conferences that were held over the last ten years mainly in South Africa. It is a unique opportunity for (mainly) Southern African researchers and students to present and discuss their research in polymer science. Over the years the conferences had specific themes ranging from polyolefins over composites to materials with biological and medical applications. In 2015, the focus of the conference will be on biologically active polymer systems and polymer characterization.
The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
12–15 July 2015 35th Australiasian Polymer Symposium
Gold Coast, Australia
Invited plenary and keynote talks given by renowned speakers from leading international groups as well as numerous contributed papers and posters will present latest trends and results. With the topics chosen and the expected high number of participants from different areas of polymer science and neighbouring fields, the EPF congress will be an important platform for inspiring international and interdisciplinary exchange at the forefront of polymer science. Hence, it will provide breeding grounds and act as a catalyst for novel co-operative approaches beyond traditional disciplines and co-operations between research and industry, which are necessary to cope with the challenges polymer science is facing.
Boston, MA USA
- fostering the development and dissemination of knowledge in membrane science and technology, and
- by promoting the collaborative efforts of researchers, technologists and end-users.
Denver, CO, USA
19–23 October 2014 The Polymer Processing Society 2014 Europe – Africa PPS Conference
Tel Aviv, Israel
The Polymer Processing Society (PPS) was founded in March 1985 at the University of Akron, Ohio, USA. For the last 30 years, the meetings were held worldwide in major cities across the continents, this is the first time that a PPS meeting is held in Israel. The meeting will gather top researchers from all over the world coming from academic, institutional and industrial organizations working in the field of Plastics and polymers, polymer processing, smart polymers, polymer nanomaterial and in the field of functional polymers (magnetic and piezoelectric polymers, polymers for optics and photonics, biomaterials, polymers for sensors and actuators, polymers for packaging, agriculture, medical, energy, electronics, automotive and aerospace).
For further information you are welcome to visit the conference website:
16–18 June 2014 27th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization
Les Diablerets, Switzerland
29 September–2 October 2013 12th International Conference: Polymers for Advanced Technologies
PAT conferences are organized under auspices of the Polymers for Advanced Technologies journal in response to recent significant changes in the patterns of materials research and development.
3–5 April 2013 Austrian-Slovenian Polymer Meeting Bled 2013
The conference will cover all major topics in polymer science and engineering and provide a venue for discussions between scientists and engineers from academia and industry, bridging fundamental and applied aspects. Young researchers are especially encouraged to present their results.
• Advances in polymer synthesis and modification
• Surfaces, interfaces and structures
• Polymers from renewable resources
• Polymers for biomedical applications
• Polymers for technically advanced applications and energy
• Polymer composites and nanotechnology
• Coatings and adhesives
• Theory, modelling and simulations
• Polymer degradation and stabilisation
• Polymer processing and recycling
• Advances in polymer analysis, characterisation and testing
We are with great pleasure announcing that the time schedule for the 3rd Austrian – Slovenian Polymer Meeting is published. The scientific programme (http://aspm.si/scientific-programme) will host 4 plenary speakers, 16 keynote speakers, 75 speakers, and 110 participants with poster presentations from 38 countries, who will present their research findings in 11 sessions.
POLYSOLVAT-9 will focus on the formation mechanisms, the morphology, the molecular structure, and the properties of compounds from synthetic polymers, biopolymers, proteins, and supramolecular polymers. The bulk state, the solutions and the systems formed at surfaces/interfaces will be considered
22–27 July 2012 26th International Carbohydrate Symposium (ICS2012)
ICS 2012 will cover various fields of glycosciences, including:- Synthesis: Methods and Applications
- Chemical Glycobiology
- Analytical Methods
- Structural Glycobiology
- Glycomics and glycoinformatics
- Materials and Biotechnology
1–5 July 2012 Prague Meeting on Macromolecules: Polymers in Medicine 2012
Prague, Czech Republic
The 76th Prague Meeting on Macromolecules: Polymers in Medicine will be focused on the latest innovative developments in drugdelivery systems. The conference will bring together multi-disciplinary researchers from both academia and industry in the areas of pharmaceutics, polymer and materials science, imaging, cell and molecular biology, genetics, and medicine.
- delivery systems with active and passive targeting
- polymers for gene delivery
- polymers for diagnostics
- systems for combination therapy
- smart delivery systems
- systems for sustained release
20–23 May 2012 Sustainability in Polymer Materials (S-PolyMat 2012)
Kerkrade, The Netherlands
S-Polymat 2012 will focuss on the following topics, programmed in 5 partly parallel sessions:
S 1) Creating Sustainable Polymers
- Bio renewable polymers
- Supra-molecular Chemistry & Self assembly
- Polymers through Fermentation
- Controlled Polymerisations
- New (bio-based) monomers
S 2) Processing towards Sustainability in Polymer Materials
- Sustainable (Nano-) Composites
- Blending/ Compounding/ Self-structuring
- Chemical Modification
- Self-healing Materials
S 3) Sustainable Performance of Polymer Materials
- Functional Polymer Materials
- Tissues/ Fibres & Fabrics/ (Nano-)Membranes
- Biodegradable Polymers
- Sustainable Coatings
- Sustainability via Recycling/Re-use of Polymer Materials
- Molecular Architecture (incl. Characterisation)
S 4) Sustainable Applications of Polymer Materials
- Medical Applications
S 5) Polymers and Energy
- Organic Solar Cells
- Low friction Polymer Materials
- Light-weight Polymer Materials
- Reality of Cradle-to-cradle approaches
24–26 April 2012 Polymers in Photovoltaics 2012
16–19 April 2012 Polymers in Dispersed Media - PDM 2012
It is a pluridisciplinary event that covers a range of topics including:
- colloid science and latex stability;
- material applications;
- latex properties and characterisation;
- polymer and process chemistry;
- process technology and modelling;
- nanocomposites and hybrid colloids;
- new methods of latex production.
8–12 November 2011 3rd International Congress on Biohydrogels
- Nature and Structure of Hydrogels
- Renewable Hydrogels
- Stimuli Responsive Hydrogels
- Stem Cells and Hydrogels
- Hydrogels and Tissue Engineering
- Nanoparticles and Hydrogels
- Mechanism of Drug Release from the Hydrogels
11–15 September 2011 6th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives
Les Diablerets, Switzerland
This will be the 6th International Conference in the series organised by the European Structural Integrity Society - Technical Committee 4 on Fracture Mechanics related to Polymers, Polymeric Composites and Adhesives. We are again inviting papers in the areas reflecting the current and future interests of TC4 as listed below. New developments and innovative applications are especially welcome.
21–26 August 2011 ICCM18 - 18th International Conference on Composite Materials
As one of the most highly acclaimed meetings in the field of composite materials, ICCM takes place biannually in different countries all over the world, with the most recent ones being held in Kyoto, Japan (2007) and Edinburgh, UK (2009). I am truly glad to host such a big event on the beautiful Island – Jeju.
This year, the organizing committee has chosen “Composite Materials: Key to the Future” as the main theme of the conference, with a focus on the latest developments and trends, as well as the future outlook of the field of composite materials.
The organizing committee is gearing up for an exciting and informative conference program including plenary lectures, symposia, workshops on a variety of topics, poster presentations and various social programs for over 1,000 participants from around the world.
Akron, OH, USA
Abstracts for posters within the themes of the conference (Anionic Polymerizations, Cationic Polymerizations, Related Processes (Controlled polymerizations, Macromolecular Engineering)) are invited.
26 June–1 July 2011 European Polymer Congress EPF2011
The topics selected for the conference are:
1. Synthetic Routes: Monomers and Polymers from Bioresources and Advanced Methodologies
2. New Analytical and Characterization Tools
3. Advanced Processing and Recycling Technologies
4. Polymers for Advanced Applications Including Energy, Transport, Packaging and Environmentally Friendly Activities
5. Chemistry and Physics of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies
6. Bioinspired Polymers, Bioengineering and Biotechnology
(1) Polymer structure, Polymer physics, Polymer function, Polymer industry, Engineeringcan be selected by presentater “Oral presentation”, “Poster presentation” and “english oral presentation”.
(2) The theme of Polymer chemistry, Biological macromolecule, Polymer related to living body, Environment and Polymerare accepted “Poster presentation” or “English oral presentation”.
13–16 February 2011 The 32nd Australasian Polymer Symposium
Coffs Harbour, NSW, Australia
The topics of the conference will capture all areas in polymer science:
- Latest developments in polymer synthesis
- Latest trends in polymer characterization
- Advanced Materials
- Polymers for Health
- Polymers and the Environment and Water Treatment
- Polymers for Electronics and Energy
- Other Polymer Related Areas
1–30 November 2010 The 14th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ECSOC 14)
The 14th International Electronic Conference on Synthetic Organic Chemistry (ECSOC 14) will be hold from 1-30 November 2010 online at sciforum.net. This year's edition of ECSOC will be hold in five conference halls: A. General Organic Synthesis; B. Bioorganic, Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry; C. Symposium on Microwave Assisted Synthesis; D. Polymer and Supramolecular Chemistry; and E. Computational Chemistry. Authors are invited to publish their papers subsequently in the MDPI open access journal Molecules (ISSN 1420-3049).
11–13 October 2010 Biopolymers Symposium 2010
Denver, CO, USA
This year's Symposium will cover many new topics including:
- California's Initiatives Leading the Way in Green Chemistry and Biopolymer Use
- Consumer Applications
- Technology Developments
- Regulations and Metrics
- Waste Stream, Recycling and End of Life
- Lessons from Europe
- Developments on Existing and Emerging Feedstocks
- Green Marketing and Eco-labels
- Developments in Packaging Applications
- Key Players in Bio-polyesters
- Innovations in Materials
- US Markets
- Facilitating Markets for Bio-based Materials
3–5 October 2010 Polymers in Biomedicine and Electronics —Biannual Meeting of the GDCh-Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Polydays 2010
The main topics of the Conference will be:
Polymers in Biomedicine
- Biofunctional Polymers
- Polymer-based Materials for Regenerative Therapies
- Polymers für Controlled Drug Release
Polymers in Electronics
- Sensors and Actuators
- Charges and Transport
- Light Emission
12–19 September 2010 The 13th School-Conference for Young Scientists, Current Topics in Organic Chemistry
The main topics of School-Conference will be:
- Structure and reactivity of organic compounds
- Molecular design and synthesis
- Polymers, organic materials and nanomaterials
- Synthesis of biologically active compounds and medicinal chemistry
- Modern physical methods of investigation and analysis of organic substances and materials
- Advanced trends in organic synthesis.
29 August–2 September 2010 The 20th Polymer Networks Group Meeting
Scientific topics of this 20th meeting will include all areas of polymer networks, with special emphasis on
- controlled synthesis
- chemically reversible networks
- thin-layer networks
- filled networks
- biopolymer networks
- structure information by scattering
- transport in cross-linked systems
11–16 July 2010 Macro 2010: 43rd IUPAC World Polymer Congress
Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, UK
The 43rd IUPAC World Polymer Congress, \'Macro 2010\', is the latest in the series of the biennial meetings of the IUPAC Polymer Division. The series has been running for several decades and is the largest international multi-symposium conference dedicated to all aspects of polymer science and engineering.
28–30 April 2010 The 6th International ECNP-Conference on Nanostructure Polymers and Nanocomposities
The Conference will be organized with invited lectures, keynote presentations, oral contributions and sessions for exposition and discussion of posters. The following scientific topics will be covered:
- Chemistry of nanostructured polymers and copolymers
- Physics of soft matter in nanostructured polymers: relaxation phenomena, optoelectronic and magnetic properties
- Nanostructured blends and copolymers
- Nanofillers: carbon nanotubes and nanofibres, hybrids, POSS and metal-oxo clusters, nanocellulose, graphenes
- Nanostructured coatings and adhesives
- Processing of nanostructured polymers and nanocomposites
- Advanced characterization techniques
- Mathematical modelling of processes and properties
- Environmental impact and Life Cycle Analysis Chemistry of nanostructured polymers and copolymers
14–16 September 2009 14th UK Polymer Colloids Forum - Annual Meeting
The Lawns Centre, Cottingham, UK
The organisers are aiming to accept contributions from a wide range of areas in the field of polymer colloids and their applications.
2–7 August 2009 42nd IUPAC Congress: Chemistry Solutions
Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow, UK
The programme features around 50 symposia, which will demonstrate the impact of the chemical sciences, highlighting exciting innovations with an overall focus on \'Chemistry Solutions\'. With around 15 parallel sessions taking place each day plus end of day satellite meetings still being added, there are a range of topics and talks to choose from.
12–17 July 2009 European Polymer Congress 2009
President of the EPF