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5th September 2018
12:30 to 13:30 Registration and Lunch
13:30 to 13:40 Welcome and Introduction Mike Cates (University of Cambridge)
Session 1: Microscale Fluid Mechanics
13:40 to 14:20 Microfluidic Manufacture Jerome Bibette (ESPCI ParisTech )
14:20 to 15:00 3D Printing of Polymers Peter Olmsted (Georgetown University )
15:00 to 15:20 Tea and Coffee
Session 2: Jamming and Flow
15:20 to 16:00 Ordered and Disordered Motion in Dense Active Materials Ludovic Berthier (Laboratoire Charles Coulomb)
16:00 to 16:40 Shear Induced Rigidity in Granular Materials - a Statistical Approach Bulbul Chakraborty (Brandeis University)
16:40 to 17:20 Elasto Plastic Modeling of Flow in Soft Amorphous Solids: Avalanche Statistics, Strain Localisation and Creep Jean-Louis Barrat (Université Grenoble Alpes)
17:20 to 18:15 Posters, Networking and Drinks
6th September 2018
Session 3: Soft Interfaces
09:30 to 10:10 Using Phase Separation in Soft Materials to Create Structural Colour Robert Style (ETH Zürich)
10:10 to 10:50 Bijels Prepared by Direct Mixing at Fixed Temperature Paul Clegg (University of Edinburgh)
10:50 to 11:10 Tea and Coffee
11:10 to 11:50 Designed Colloids for Interfacial Stabilization Erika Eiser (University of Cambridge)
Session 4: Soft Matter Industry Challenges
11:50 to 12:20 Industry Challenge Talk Susan Bates (Unilever R&D)
12:20 to 12:50 Soft Material Formulations in Pharmaceuticals Jie Ren (Merck Sharp & Dohme)
12:50 to 14:00 Lunch and Posters
14:00 to 14:30 How to Get Right Answers from Wrong Models Thomas Halsey (Exxon Mobil)
14:30 to 15:00 Physics in Food Manufacturing Challenges John Bows (Pepsico)
Session 5: Mixer Session - Industry Challenge Discussions and Posters
15:00 to 16:00 Mixer Session and Posters
15:30 to 16:00 Tea and Coffee
Session 6: Elevator Pitches from Early Stage Researcher Poster Exhibitors
16:00 to 17:00 Student Elevator Pitches
17:00 to 18:00 Poster Exhibition and Networking
19:00 to 20:00 Workshop Dinner: Gonville and Caius College
7th September 2018
Session 7: Responsive and Programmable Soft Matter
09:30 to 10:10 Soft Matter Mechanics - Glasses, Elastomers and Non-isometric Origami Carl Modes (Rockefeller University)
Mark Warner (University of Cambridge)
10:10 to 10:50 4D Printing Elisabetta Matsumoto (Georgia Institute of Technology)
10:50 to 11:10 Tea and Coffee
11:10 to 11:50 Re-programmable Metrics in Gels Ryan Hayward (University of Massachusetts)
11:50 to 12:30 Spin-outs and Licensing in Soft Matter Technology
12:30 to 13:00 Panel Discussion and Wrap-Up
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch, posters and finish