Colloid and Interface Science is the foundation for today’s advanced material science and engineering, nano-science, soft matter science and catalysis. As such, Colloid and Interface Sciences underpin new advances in energy efficiency, generation and storage, nano-medicine and drug delivery, sensing and diagnostics, amongst other applications.

This meeting aims to attract international researchers to communicate and share the latest developments in these dynamic and ever-expanding fields.



Julian Eastoe

University of Bristol, UK

Prof. Julian Eastoe is a full faculty member in the School of Chemistry in the University of Bristol, UK.

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Arthur Hubbard

Santa Barbara Science Project, USA

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Martin Malmsten

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

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Scientific Committee

Nicholas Abbott, Cornell University, USA

Michele Adler, University Paris-Est, France

Alidad Amirfazli, York University, Canada

Teresa Bandosz, City University of New York, USA

Jean-Francois Berret, Universite Paris Diderot, France

Debora Berti, University of Florence, Italy

Ben J. Boyd, Monash University, Australia

John Brash, McMaster University, Canada

Brad Chmelka, University of California Santa Barbara, USA 

Dganit Danino, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Jinfeng Dong, Wuhan University, China

Franz Grieser, University of Melbourne, Australia

Marie Pierre Krafft, University of Strasbourg, France

Daeyeon Lee, University of Pennsylvania, USA

Manuel Arturo Lopez-Quintela, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Spain

G.Q. Max Lu, University of Surrey, UK

Jian Lu, University of Manchester, UK

Martin Malmsten, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Reinhard Miller, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany

Tommy Nylander, Lund University, Sweden

Alyssa Panitch, University of California Davis, USA 

Rossen Sedev, Curtin University, Australia

Slavka Tcholakova, Sofia University, Bulgaria

Robert Tilton, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Shaobin Wang, Curtin University, Australia

Erica Wanless, University of Newcastle, Australia

Catherine Whitby, Massey University, New Zealand

Yun Yan, Peking University, China

Qian Yu, Soochow University, China 

Gengfeng Zheng, Fudan University, China

Reasons to attend

  • Present your latest research
  • Learn from internationally renowned researchers
  • Understand the current state of research and the challenges to future discovery
  • Meet with international colleagues, make new friends
  • Visit the exhibition of leading-edge, commercial technologies
  • Grow your professional scientific network
  • Meet with fellow scientists from around the world and socialize at the Conference Dinner
  • Win the Best Poster Prize
  • Explore Sitges, a beautiful town along the coast of Barcelona which enjoys a privileged location between the sea and the mountains

High quality presentations
Our attendees continuously rate the quality of the presentations among the highest in the field.

Gender policy
The conference has published its Gender policy

Young investigator perspectives
Oral slots are available specifically for Young Investigators (PhD students or Post-docs). Young Investigator Perspectives talks should be structured to include clear scientific justifications for the research, new results from the studies and explanations of how the research has advanced the field compared to existing literature. There will be opportunities for these Presenters to contribute Young Investigator Perspectives articles to Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, in consultation with the Editors.

Win the best poster prize
The best Posters will be selected by the Scientific Committee, and prize winners will receive a certificate and free registration for the 2019 conference.

Post-conference publication
After the conference a selection of articles will be published in the Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, subject to the normal peer review process.