2007: Geneva (CH)

Organizing Committee

Michal Borkovec
Robert Gurny
Georg Papastavrou
Didier Perret

Scientific Committee

Eric Allémann, University of Geneva
Martien A. Cohen Stuart, University of Wageningen
Imre Dekany, University of Szeged
Roque Hidalgo-Álvarez, University of Granada
Otto Glatter, University of Graz
Rüdiger Iden, BASF, Ludwigshafen
Jörg Kreuter, University of Frankfurt
Marie Paule Pileni, University Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
Peter Schurtenberger, University of Fribourg
Brian Vincent, University of Bristol
Hakan Wennerström, University of Lund

Plenary and Keynote Lectures
Bo Jönsson (Lund) “The interaction of highly charged particles or macromolecules” 

Thomas Kissel (Marburg) “Polymeric nano-carriers for pulmonary drug and gene delivery” 

Zbigniew Adamczyk (Crakow) “Adsorption of colloid particles at heterogeneous surfaces bearing sites of various shapes” 

Luc Belloni (Saclay) “Ion specificity in bulk electrolytes and at interfaces: Ionic adsorption measurements and continuous vs discrete solvent description

Clemens Bechinger (Stuttgart) “Direct measurement of critical Casimir forces

Shimon Benita (Jerusalem) “The influence of surface charge on the nanoparticle endocytosis mechanism

Alexander Florence (London) “Adhesion, aggregation, flow and diffusion in nanocarrier targeting and drug delivery

Stephan Förster (Hamburg) “Ghost-peaks, aligning, and twinning: Ordering in self-assembled soft materials

Pavel Jungwirth (CPrague) “Water surface is acidic

Dominique Langevin (Paris) “Polyelectrolyte/surfactant aggregates: Influence of the polymer backbone rigidity

Henk Lekkerkerker (Utrecht) “Gelation versus liquid crystal phase transitions in suspensions of charged colloidal platelets

Martin Leser (Lausanne) “Soft matters in food

Helmuth Möhwald (Golm) “From monolayers to polyelectrolyte multilayer capsules

Jens Rieger (Ludwigshafen) “Precursor structures in crystallization/precipitation processes and control of particle formation by polyelectrolytes
Peter Schurtenberger (Fribourg) “Dynamical arrest in colloidal suspensions: From Wigner glasses to viscoelastic phase separation
Robert Thomas (Oxford) “The interaction of polyelectrolytes and surfactants at interfaces
Marcus Textor (Zürich) “Design of biointerfaces at the micro- and nanoscale: Application to 2D surfaces and 3D objects