Fifth International Symposium Frontiers in Polymer Science

In association with the journal Polymer

17-19 May 2017 | Seville, Spain

Join star plenary speakers and international delegates at the Fifth International Symposium Frontiers in Polymer Science.

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Delegate Registration Offer

4 for 3 delegate offer: Register 4 delegates from the same laboratory at the same time and the cheapest registration fee will be free.


Register now to

  • Find out about the latest research in the large poster sessions
  • Network with polymer scientists from around the world – including the editors of polymer and other Elsevier polymer journals
  • Explore the cultural and historic city of Seville

The 3-day symposium will consist of 15 plenary lectures (of 50 minutes each), given by outstanding scientists whose exceptionally creative work opens up new frontiers for polymer science. In addition, there will be three poster sessions (each consisting of two parts within the same day) allowing for the viewing of a large number of poster presentations. Abstracts for poster presentations covering all aspects of modern polymer science are welcome.

The symposium will start at 14:00 h on Wednesday, 17 May 2017 and finish at around 16:00 h on Friday, 19 May 2017.

We expect around 600 participants from over 50 countries as for the previous four symposia in the series.


Seville cathedral

The symposium will be held in Seville in southern Spain. With three World Heritage Sites, including one of the largest and most famous churches in the world, you will find many fantastic historical and cultural sights to explore during your time in Seville.

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Previous symposia

The First International Symposium Frontiers in Polymer Science took place in Mainz, Germany from 7-9 June 2009 and celebrated the 50th anniversary of the journal polymer. You can find out more about this and the subsequent symposia in the series via the history page.

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