Plenary and Keynote speakers

Katharina Landfester,
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany 
Luis Liz Marzan,
CIC BioMagune, San Sebastian, Spain
Jacob Klein,
Weizmann Institute of Science,  Israel
Maria Jose Alonso,
University of Santiago of Compostela, Spain
Michael Cates,
University of Cambridge, UK
Gareth McKinley,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts, USA

Overbeek medal winner.

Thomas Zemb,

Institut de Chimie Séparative de Marcoule, France

Solvay Prize winner

Steve P. Ames

The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom



Keynote speakers

KN1 Vanessa L. Albernaz, University of Stuttgart, Germany.
Surface active monomers: tools for the synthesis of functionalized monodisperse polymer nanoparticles

KN2 Luciano Galantini, La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.
Supracolloidal association of microgels and supramolecular tubules of bile salt derivatives

KN3 Michael Gradzielski, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Polyelectrolyte/surfactant complexes (PESCs)–some interesting structural and rheological behavior

KN4 Kevin Roger, Toulouse University, CNRS, Toulouse, France
Drying aqueous colloidal systems:molecular interactions, self-assembly and homeostatic behavior

KN5 Jérôme J. Crassous, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Assembling Oppositely Charged Lock and Key Responsive Colloids: A Mesoscale Analogue of Adaptive Chemistry

KN6 Nicholas L. Abbott, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
Topological defects in liquid crystals as templates for molecular self-assembly

KN7 Francesca Bomboi, Sapienza Università di Roma, Rome, Italy
Unconventional gels made of self-assembling DNA nanostars

KN8 Ernesto Scoppola, Max Planck Institut of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany
Floating Lipid Bilayers at the Liquid/Liquid interface

KN9 Andrés Guerrero-Martínez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Reshaping, Assembly, and Applications of Gold Nanoparticles Assisted by Femtosecond Pulse Lasers

KN10 Emanuel Schneck, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam, Germany
Standing-wave x-ray fluorescence enables near-angstrom precision depth localization of biologically relevant chemical elements in molecular layers

K11 Gregor Trefalt, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Interdependence of Double-Layer and Depletion Forces between Charged Surfaces in the Presence of Like-Charged Polyelectrolytes

K12 Helmuth Moehwald, Max-Planck-institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany
Self-Regulated Ion Permeation through Extraction Membranes and its Control by Ultrasound

KN13 Jitka Neburkova, Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic
Optical imaging of localized chemical events using programmable diamond quantum

KN14 Jorge Pérez-Juste, University of Vigo and CINBIO, Spain
Au@Ag@ZIF-8 Nanoparticles as Universal SERS-tags for the robust immobilization of functional proteins

KN15 Kenji Aramaki, Yokohama National University, Japan
Non-phospholipid-based reverse wormlike micelle formed by a poly(oxybutylene) poly(oxyethylene) block copolymer

KN16 Andreas Zumbuehl, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Cuboid Phospholipid Vesicles Formed by Template-Free Self-Assembly

KN17 Stephen Garoff, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Transport on Liquid Surfaces by Marangoni Flows

KN18 Jianjun Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Anti-Icing Surfaces with Low Adhesion to Condensed Microdroplets

KN19 Erin Koos, KU Leuven, Belgium & Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Structural transitions with variation of the secondary fluid volume fraction in liquid-liquid-solid systems

KN20 Vasyl M. Haramus, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht: Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, Geesthacht, Germany Rearrangement of lipid lamellar structures under synovial joint-like conditions

KN21 Elena Dormidontova, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA
Gold nanoparticles strings and rings in lipid nanodiscs and vesicles

KN22 Vesselin N. Paunov, University of Hull, UK
Bioimprinting Technology for the Removal of Blood Cancer Cells from Acute Myeloid Leukaemia Patients

KN23 Glen McHale, Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK
Droplet Transport and Positioning on Smart Slippery Surfaces

KN24 Andrea Tummino, Institut Laue Langevin, Grenoble, France
Spread polyelectrolyte/surfactant films at the air-water interface: effects of aggregate charge and subphase ionic strength

KN25 Daniele Vigolo, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
Continuous Isotropic-Nematic Transition in Amyloid Fibril Suspensions Driven by Thermophoresis

KN26 Paul Joyce, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Nanostructuring Biomaterials with Specific Activities towards Digestive Enzymes for Controlled Lipid Hydrolysis

KN27 Ramon Gonzalez Rubio, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Evaporation of liquid droplets

KN28 M. Lozada-Cassou, Instituto de Energías Renovables, UNAM, Morelos, Mexico
Long-range overcharging: Finite concentration colloidal suspensions

KN29 Juan L. Aragones, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
Elasticity induced force reversal between active spinning particles in dense passive media

KN30 Marianna Mamusa, University of Florence, Italy
Liposomal delivery of oligonucleotide therapeutics against antibiotic-resistant bacteria

KN31 Xuehua Zhang, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
Controlled Formation of surface nanodroplets by solvent exchange

KN32 Pierre Colinet, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Evaporation of sessile droplets with moving contact lines

KN33 Alex Oppermann, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Structural insights into nanocompartmentalized stimuli responsive microgels by superresolution fluorescence microscopy

KN34 Laurence S. Romsted, Rutgers University, NJ, USA
Ion-specific effects on micelles reflect interfacial headgroup-counterion pairing and dehydration: a molecular dynamics/chemical trapping study

KN35 Dominic Hayward, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
New continuous flow chemical reactor for in-situ soft matter research at SANS beamlines

KN36 Jean-Louis Salager, University of the Andes, Merida, Venezuela
Optimum formulation relationship to quickly predict a solution in many micro-and macroemulsion applications in surfactant-oil-water systems