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RSC Advances sponsors 6th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces

RSC Advances is proud to sponsor the 6th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces, which will be held in the Hotel Guimarães – Guimarães, Portugal, from 8th to 10th July 2015.

6th Iberian Meeting on Colloids and Interfaces

The meeting will consist of 5 Plenary Lectures and 5 Invited Lectures, given by outstanding young researchers, together with a large number of Oral Contributions and Posters.

The topics covered will include all areas of colloid and interface science, from a broad and interdisciplinary perspective.

View the preliminary programme here.

Abstract submission deadline: 31 March 2015
Early bird registration: 1 April 2015

 

Register and submit your abstract now!

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International Conference on Clean Energy and Advanced Materials (ICCEAM)

The International Conference on Clean Energy and Advanced Materials (ICCEAM) will be taking place from the 14–17th November in Chongqing, China. The ICCEAM will consist of plenary lectures, invited talks, short talks and posters.

Clean energy and advanced materials have become a worldwide focus, due to energy demands and environmental pollution. The ICCEAM is a multidisciplinary international conference exploring new green energy and novel materials for energy conversion/storage, biosensors, biomedicine etc. It will provide an academic exchange platform to discuss the challenges, solutions and perspectives of green energy and advanced materials for global needs, as well as the new opportunities for green energy/advanced materials commercialization.

ICCEAM Conference Chongqing ChinaTopics to be covered during the conference include:

Energy Materials & Clean Energy
     – Organic and inorganic photovoltaics
     – Batteries and supercapacitors
     – Fuel cells
     – Hydrogen generation and storage
     – Water splitting and photocatalysis
     – Solar fuels and thermosolar power
 Biosensors
     – DNA chips, nucleic acid sensors and aptasensors
     – Enzyme-based biosensors
     – Immunosensors
     – Lab-on-a-chip
     – Microfluidics and immobilisation technology
     – Printed biosensors and microfabrication
     – Proteomics, single-cell analysis and cancer-cell detection
 New materials for biomedicine
     – Controlled-release systems
     – Microcapsules
     – Targeted drug delivery
     – Vesicles and macromolecular conjugates
 Industrialization of clean energy and advanced materials

The Chair of the conference is Professor Changming Li (Southwest University, China, and RSC Advances Editorial Board member). For more details about the conference and to register, please visit the website: http://www.2014icceam.com

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International Symposium on Macro- and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-14)

MAM-14 7th International Symposium on Macro- and Supramolecular Architectures and MaterialsThe 7th International Symposium on Macro- and Supramolecular Architectures and Materials (MAM-14) Conference will take place from 23–27th November in Johannesburg, South Africa. The conference will cover topics such as nanotechnology; materials chemistry and analysis; material functionalization; and macro- and supramolecular architectures.

Three Nobel laureates (Prof. Dan Shectman – Nobel Prize for the discovery of quasicrystals; Prof. Robert Huber –  Nobel Prize for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction centre; and Prof. Dr. Klaus von Klitzing – Nobel Prize for the discovery of the quantized Hall effect) will be speaking at the event. They will be joined by a host of other Plenary and invited speakers. To view the full speaker list, please click here.

To find out more about the conference and to register, please visit the website.

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Total Food 2014

The Total Food 2014 Conference will be taking place from the 11th–13th November in Norwich, UK.

Total Food 2014 is the fourth in a series of international conferences which focus on the sustainable exploitation of agri-food co-products and related biomass, thereby helping to minimise waste.

Total food 2014 Conference, Norwich, UK November 2014Under the auspices of the Royal Society of Chemistry (Food Group), this three day event will provide an open forum to highlight recent developments and to facilitate knowledge transfer between representatives of the agri-food industries, scientific research community, legal experts on food related legislation and waste management, and consumer organisations. The 2014 conference will be run by the Institute of Food Research in collaboration with the COST Action Network TD1203 Food waste valorisation for sustainable chemicals, materials and fuels (EUBis), and will comprise plenary lectures, short talks, poster sessions, and focussed workshops. The conference is currently open for registration and abstracts can be accepted for poster presentation.

For more details about the conference and to register, please visit the website: http://www.ifr.ac.uk/totalfood2014/

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8th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis – ICEC 2014

The 8th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis (ICEC 2014) will be held in Asheville, North Carolina, USA between the 24-27 August 2014.

The conference aims to discuss technological challenges in environmental catalysis and the scientific programme will be based around the following main topics:

Sustainable and clean energy production
– Bio-fuel catalysis
– Fuel cells, electrolysis and solar fuels
– Fuel reforming
– Catalytic oxidation
– Photocatalysis
– Hydrotreatment of fuels
Emission control
– Mobile and stationary source emissions
– TWC, Lean de-NOx, and diesel emissions
Indoor air cleaning
– Catalytic processes to clean indoor air (VOCs, PAH)

Water treatment
– Non-biodegradable organic oxidation
– Nitrates reduction
– Sludge removal
Green Chemistry
– Biomass to chemicals
– Catalytic conversion of CO2
– Environmentally friendly catalytic processes
– Photocatalysis

The conference programme will also include three Plenary lectures by:

  • Professor Masakazu Anpo (Osaka Prefecture University)
  • Dr Klaus Harth (BASF)
  • Professor Enrique Iglesia (UC Berkeley)

Advanced registration ends the 31st July 2014 – click here to register today.

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Nanofair 2014 – 10th International Nanotechnology Symposium

The 10th International Nanotechnology Symposium Nanofair 2014 – will be held at the International Congress Center Dresden, Germany between the 1st-3rd July 2014.

The theme for Nanofair 2014 is “New ideas for industry” and will provide a forum for presenting current research and exchanging ideas and information between scientists and engineers for industry, research laboratories and academia.  Contributions presented at the conference will cover fundamental scientific aspects as well as application orientated research and development.  Specific topics include:

  • Functional nanocomposites
  • Nanostructured surfaces
  • Nanomaterials for life sciences
  • Nanomaterials for energy applications
  • Nanoelectronics & photonics
  • Processing aspects of nanomaterials
  • Nanoanalytical methods
  • Carbon nanotubes & graphene

In addition, the 2nd Dresden Nanoanalysis Symposium of the Dresden Centre for Nanoanalysis will be held as part of nanofair 2014 on the 2nd July.  This international symposium will provide highlights in the field of nanoanalysis and its applictions in materials science and engineering, advanced electronics, energy research and other branches.

Registration deadline is the 6th June 2014 – click here to register today.

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20th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution (SIS 2014)

The 20th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution (SIS 2014) will be held at the University of Coimbra, Portugal from the 22nd-27th June 2014.

SIS 2014 will provide the ideal forum to stimulate ideas and establish collaborations as well as to initiate discussions on the most diverse topics of surfactant and colloid science, ranging from biocolloids to nanostructured interfaces, from self-assembled materials to formulations.

Click here to register for this conference.

Topics that will be presented on at the conference include:

– Adsorption at interfaces – Polymeric and polymerizable surfactants
– Wetting, spreading and capillarity phenomena – Bioderived and bioinspired surfactants
– Interfacial tension, interfacial rheology and interfacial forces – Surfactant-polymer and -biopolymer interactions
– Monolayers and Langmuir-Blodgett films – Surfactants in pharmaceutics and life sciences
– Electrostatic and electrokinetic phenomena – Surfactants in energy production and environment
– Surfactant phase behavior and self-assembly – Surfactants in tribology
– Thermodynamics and kinetics of surfactant-based systems – Surfactants in nano- and microtechnology
– Solubilization and reactivity in self-organized systems – Self-assembled materials
– Micelles, emulsions and microemulsions – Modelling and simulation
– Vesicles, liposomes, niosomes, colloidosomes – Techniques in surfactant research

As well as 30 invited lectures, 5 Plenary lectures have also been confirmed:

Colin Bain (University of Durham, UK) – Dynamics of surfactants at interfaces
Henk N.W. Lekkerkerker (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) – Muddy Water-Clay Colloid Mixtures: From Liquid Crystals to Drilling Muds
Maria Graça Miguel (Coimbra University, Portugal) – From Surfactants to Cells
Yeshayahu Talmon (Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Israel) – The Coming of Age of Cryo-EM in the Study of Surfactants in Solution
Kenichi Yoshikawa (Kyoto University, Japan) – Real-world Modeling of Living System with Surfactant: Self-organized Structure and Dynamic Function

To find out more about this exciting event, please visit the conference website.

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Sol-Gel Synthesis and Investigation of Inorganic Compounds, Functional Hybrid Materials and Dispersed Systems (Sol-gel 2014)

The 3rd International Conference of CIS countries “Sol-Gel Synthesis and Investigation of Inorganic Compounds, Functional Hybrid Materials and Dispersed Systems” (Sol-Gel 2014), will be held in Suzdal, Russia bettwen the 8-12 Spetember 2014.

The prinicple topics which will be discussed at the conference are:

New Applications for Sol-Gel Materials Aerogels and Insulating Materials
Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials Sol-gel Materials for Electronic Applications (Magnetic, Ferroelectric, Semiconductor)
Size and Shape Control in the Synthesis of Nanoparticles. Colloid Materials. Sol-Gel Materials for Optics and Photonics
Self-Assembly, Supramolecular and Hierarchically Structured Sol-Gel Materials and Sorbents Sol-Gel Materials for Energy, Sensor, Solar and Space applications
Biomaterials, Biohybrids and Biomimetic Materials, Controlled Release Sol-Gel Materials for Catalysis and Membranes
Thin Films, Coatings and Surfaces Sol-gel Science & Technology and Industry

 

The confirmed Plenary speakers at the conference are:

  • Prof. Jean-Marie Nedelec (France)
  • Prof. Y.K. Gun’ko (Ireland)
  • Prof. Michel Wong Chi Man (France)
  • Prof. Andrei Kanaev (France) 
  • Prof. Gabriela Kuncova (Czech Republic)
  • Prof. Wieslaw Strek (Poland)
  • Prof. Robert Pazik (Poland)
  • Prof. Florence Babonneau (France)
  • Prof. Rafael Wiglusz (Poland)
  • Prof. Gulaim A. Seisenbaeva (Sweden)
  • Prof. Vadim Kessler (Sweden)

The key dates for this event are as follows:

  • Abstract submission deadline: 15th April 2014
  • Conference registration: 15th April 2014
  • Early-Bird registration: 15th April 2014
  • Hotel booking deadline: 30th April 2014
  • Visa application deadline: 15th April 2014

To register and find out more about the conference, visit the website.

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Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties 2013

The international conference Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties 2013 will be held in Alushta, Crimea, Ukraine between the 16th-21st Septmeber 2013.

The conference covers all aspects of nanomaterial science with particular focus on the following themes:Nanomaterials: Applications & Properties 2013 logo

  • Nanostructured thin films
  • Properties and characterisation of surfaces and interfaces
  • Synthesis and Characterisation of Nanoparticles
  • Nanomagnetism: Fine particles and magnetic multilayers
  • Functional nanostructured coatings
  • Plasma and ions for surface engineering – Radiation effects
  • Nanopolymers, nanocomposites and carbon nanomaterials
  • Nanomechanics, production and applications of nanodevices
  • Advances in equipment and technologies
  • Nanomaterial applications in electronics, spintronics and photonics
  • Nanomaterial applications in biotechnologies and medicine
  • Nanomaterials for energy applications

Registration is now open for this conference – click here to register today.

Visit the website to find out more about the invited speakers and their presentations.

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The 5th International Symposium on Advanced Micro- and Mesoporous Materials

The 5th International Symposium on Advanced Micro- and Mesoporous Materials will take place in Golden Sands, Bulgaria, from the 6–9th September. The scientific program of the symposium will cover various fields of advanced micro- and mesoporous materials, including:

– Preparation of porous materials
– Modification and characterization
– Advanced applications
– Catalysis
– Computational modelling
– Environmental chemistry
– New energy sources
– Films and membranes
– Host-guest chemistry

International plenary speakers include:

Avelino Corma, ITQ – Valencia, Spain
Christian Serre, CNRS – Versailles, France
Kyung Byung Yoon – Sogong University, Seoul, Korea
Richard Catlow – University College London, UK

For more details about this exciting conference and to register, please visit the website!

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