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6th September 2017
12:30 to 13:30 Registration and Lunch
13:30 to 13:40 Welcome and Introduction Mike Cates (University of Cambridge)
Session 1: New Functional Materials (Chair: Tom McLeish, Durham University)
13:40 to 14:20 Vitrimers - a New Paradigm for Processible Polymers (+) Ludwik Leibler (ESPCI ParisTech )
14:20 to 15:00 Colloidal Assembly Strategies Sharon Glotzer (University of Michigan)
15:00 to 15:30 Tea and Coffee
Session 2: Soft Matter Industry Challenge Presentations (part 1) (Chair: Isabella Van Damme, Mars Food)
15:30 to 15:55 Adding Chemistry to Mescoscale Simulations: Hydrolysis of SDS Ian Stott (Unilever R&D)
15:55 to 16:20 Soft Matter Physics Challenges in Snack Foods John Bows (Pepsico)
16:20 to 16:45 Industry Challenge 3
16:45 to 17:00 Tea and Coffee
17:00 to 18:30 Poster, Networking, Drinks and Industry Challenge Discussions
7th September 2017
Session 3: Ionic Effects in Soft and Colloidal Materials
09:00 to 09:40 TBC Daan Frenkel (University of Cambridge)
09:40 to 10:20 Timescale and Lengthscale Puzzles in Ionic Liquids and Concentrated Electrolytes Susan Perkin (University of Oxford)
10:20 to 10:50 Tea and Coffee
10:50 to 11:30 Biomimetic Separation Materials Lyderic Bocquet (ENS - Paris)
Session 4: Soft Matter Industry Challenge Presentations (part 2)
11:30 to 11:55 Concurrent Product-Process Design - Challenges Presented by Process Dependent Microstructures Adam Kowalski (Unilever R&D)
11:55 to 12:20 Industry Challenge 5
12:20 to 12:45 Industry Challenge 6
12:45 to 14:00 Lunch and Industry Challenge Discussions
Session 5: Soft Biomatter (Chair: Bulbul Chakraborty)
14:00 to 14:40 Statistical Mechanics of Cell Differentiation Ben Simons (University of Cambridge)
14:40 to 15:20 Hydrophobins: A New Class of Surface-Active Molecules Cait MacPhee (University of Edinburgh)
15:20 to 16:00 Flow of Tissues and Cell Assemblies Jean-François Joanny (Institut Curie), (Université Pierre & Marie Curie-Paris VI )
16:00 to 16:20 Tea and Coffee
16:20 to 17:00 Elevator Pitches from Early Stage Researcher Poster Exhibitors
19:00 to 22:00 Workshop Dinner: Gonville and Caius College
8th September 2017
Session 6: Soft Matter Under Flow
09:30 to 10:10 Wormlike Micelle Rheology Ron Larson (University of Michigan)
10:10 to 10:50 Transient Shear-Banding Instabilities in Complex Fluids Suzanne Fielding (Durham University)
10:50 to 11:10 Tea and Coffee
11:10 to 11:50 Flow and Jamming of Granular Matter Bob Behringer (Duke University)
11:50 to 12:30 Rheology of Dense Suspensions Olivier Pouliquen (Aix Marseille Université)
12:30 to 13:00 Open Discussion and Wrap-Up
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch and Finish