Please note this conference will now happen in 2022


Wednesday 8 September 
12:00 Registration and lunch

Session 1  
14:00 Quantifying the length-scales of polymer-substrate interactions and the impact on physical properties of polymers
  Peter Green, FRSC, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, USA
14:45  3 contributed talks

15:30 Coffee break

Session 2  
16:00 DPOLY lecture (winner to be announced)
16:45 Flash posters

17:30 Poster session and drinks reception (IOP Polymer Physics Group AGM at 17:30)
Thursday 9 September
08:00 Registration and welcome coffee

Session 3  
09:00 Dynamics of ring polymers by neutron scattering: overview and recent developments
  Valeria Arrighi, Heriot-Watt University, UK
09:45 3 contributed talks

10:30 Coffee break

Session 4  
11:00 PPG exchange winner lecture (winner to be announced)
11:45 5 contributed talks

13:00 Lunch

Session 5  
14:00 Rheology and structure formation in soft matter composites
  Jan Vermant, ETH Zürich, Switzerland
14:45 3 contributed talks

15:30 Coffee break

Session 6  

Ian Macmillan Ward Prize Lecture (Best Student Paper)

16:15 3 contributed talks

17:00 Founders' Prize Winner Lecture
  Polymer Physics as an Enabler of Carbon Sequestration
  Tony Ryan OBE, University of Sheffield, UK

19:00 Conference dinner
Friday 10 September
08:00 Registration and welcome coffee

Session 7  
09:00 An industrial perspective of global trends in bio-derived and natural polymers
  Andy Sweetman, Futamura Chemical, UK
09:45 3 Contributed talks

10:30 Coffee break

Session 8  
11:00 How to tune properties of interfaces with polymers; insight from molecular simulation
  Paola Carbone, University of Manchester, UK
11:45 4 Contributed talks

13:00 Closing remarks and lunch

Key dates

Abstract submission deadline:

1 June 2022

Early registration deadline:

31 July 2022

Registration deadline:

1 September 2022

Organised by the IOP Polymer Physics Group