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Organizing Committee

Marija Bešter-Rogač, University of Ljubljana (Conference Chair)
Ana Kroflič, National Institute of Chemistry (Conference Co-Chair)
Venčeslav Kaučič , Slovenian Chemical Society (Conference Co-Chair)
Bojan Šarac, University of Ljubljana
Črtomir Podlipnik, University of Ljubljana
Ema žagar, National Institute of Chemistry
Iztok Prislan, University of Ljubljana
Janja Mirtič, University of Ljubljana
Martin Šala, National Institute of Chemistry
Miha Škarabot, Jožef Stefan Institute
Mirjana Gašperlin, University of Ljubljana
Patricija Hriberšek, University of Ljubljana
Robi Rep, Repster, web & marketing
Samo Hočevar, National Institute of Chemistry
Simona Sitar, National Institute of Chemistry
Žiga Medoš, University of Ljubljana

Scientific Committee

Dan-Florin Anghel, Romanian Academy, Romania
Vladimir Aseyev, University of Helsinki, Finland
Wuge H. Briscoe, University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Dganit Danino, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
Alexandre Emelyanenko, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
Andreas Fery, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Germany
Slobodan Gadžurić, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
Luciano Galantini, University of Rome La Sapienza, Italy
Michael Gradzielski, TU Berlin, Germany
Per Hansson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Lucio Isa, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
Ksenija Kogej, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Erin Koos, KU Leuven, Belgium
Peter Kralchevsky, Sofia University, Bulgaria
Henk N. W. Lekkerkerker, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Christos Likos, University of Vienna, Austria
Luis M. Liz-Marzán, CIC biomaGUNE, Spain
Pierandrea Lo Nostro, University of Florence, Italy
Enrique Lopez Cabarcos, University Complutense Madrid, Spain
Róbert Mészáros, ELTE University Budapest, Hungary
Elena Mileva, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
Helmuth Möhwald, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces Potsdam, Germany
Jan Skov Pedersen, Aarhus University, Denmark
Miloslav Pekař, Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic
Matej Praprotnik, National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia
Francesca Ravera, CNR - ICMATE Genoa, Italy
Carlos Rodriguez Abreu, Institute for Advanced Chemistry of Catalonia (IQAC), Spain
Véronique Schmitt, University of Bordeaux, France
Marián Sedlák, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
Manuel Simões, University of Porto, Portugal
Harald Walderhaug, University of Oslo, Norway
Piotr Warszyński, Polish Academy of Science, Poland
Françoise Winnik, University of Helsinki, Finland
Aristotelis Xenakis, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece
Szczepan Zapotoczny, Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland
Primož Ziherl, University of Ljubljana/Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia.


Scientific Sessions/Topics

  1. Interfaces, Membranes, Emulsions and Foams
  2. Colloids and Interfaces in Medicine, Pharmacy, and Industry
  3. Colloidal Dispersions, Stability and Phase Behaviour
  4. Dynamics of Colloids and Complex Fluids
  5. Micro- and Nanostructured Materials
  6. Surfaces and Colloids in Environment
  7. Self-Assembly
  8. Polymers, Polyelectrolytes, Gels, Liquid Crystals
  9. Biocolloids and Biomimetic Materials
  10. Wetting and Superhydrophobic Surfaces
  11. Hydration and Specific Ion Effects
  12. Colloid and Interface Science in Energy Resource Management


Plenary Speakers

Eugenia Kumacheva (Toronto) "Bridging the gap between molecules and nanoparticles"

Martin Malmsten (Copenhagen) "Nanoparticles as carriers of host defense peptides"

Igor Muševič (Ljubljana) "Liquid crystal colloids"

Gregory Warr (Sydney) "The littlest amphiphiles: nanostructured solvents and self-assembly"



2018 Overbeek Lecture:
Henk N. W. Lekkerkerker (Utrecht) "Self-organised structures in suspensions of mineral colloidal plates: From colloidal liquid crystals to self-assembled nanocomposites"

ECIS-Solvay Lecture:
Horst Weller (Hamburg) "Quantum dots and other nanocrystals: from basic science to applications in materials and life sciences"




Program and Abstracts


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