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7th September 2016
12:30 to 13:30 Registration and Lunch
13:30 to 13:45 Welcome and Introduction Jane Leeks (Newton Gateway to Mathematics)
Mike Cates (University of Cambridge)
John Toland (University of Cambridge), (University of Bath), (Isaac Newton Institute)
13:45 to 14:30 Sam Edwards - Continuing the Legacy for Industry-Facing Science Tom McLeish (University of York)
14:30 to 15:30 Polymer Electrolytes Monica Olvera de la Cruz (Northwestern University)
15:30 to 15:45 Tea and Coffee
15:45 to 16:15 Soft Matter Challenges - Chemicals Industry Stuart Little (Croda)
16:15 to 17:15 Topological Constraints Do Matter: Polymer Melts, Elastomers, Collapsed Polymer Globules, Chromosome Territories etc Kurt Kremer (Max-Planck-Institut für Polymerforschung )
17:15 to 18:15 Poster Exhibition and Networking Drinks Reception
8th September 2016
Session 1: Functional Complex Fluids (Chair: Francoise Brochard-Wyart)
09:00 to 10:00 Synchronisation: From Stick-Slip Instabilities in Jammed Fluids to Endogeneous Economic Crises Jean-Philippe Bouchaud (SPEC, CEA-Saclay)
10:00 to 10:45 Soft Matter Challenges - Oil and Gas Sector Louise Bailey (Schlumberger Cambridge Research)
10:45 to 11:00 Tea and Coffee
11:00 to 12:00 Building on Sir Sam's Formalism: Molecularly-Informed Field-Theoretic Simulations of Soft Matter Glenn Fredrickson (University of California)
12:00 to 13:00 The Intriguing World of Clay-Inorganic Nanoparticle Suspensions: Practical Opportunities and Theoretical Challenges Geoff Maitland (Imperial College London)
13:00 to 14:00 Lunch
14:00 to 15:00 Elementary Excitations in Amorphous Materials Matthieu Wyart (EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne)
15:00 to 15:30 Soft Matter Challenges - Food Manufacturing Isabella Van Damme (Mars)
15:30 to 15:45 Tea and Coffee
15:45 to 16:45 The Rotational Degrees of Freedom of a Granular Packing Hans Hermann (ETH Zürich)
16:45 to 17:15 Predictive Modelling & Cognitive Computing for Soft Materials Discovery Jason Crain (National Physical Laboratory)
18:00 to 19:00 Memorial Event to Celebrate the Life of Sir Sam Edwards
9th September 2016
09:00 to 10:00 Pattern Formation outside of Equilbrium as a Template for Drug Delivery Vehicles Jasna Brujic (New York University)
10:00 to 10:30 Soft Matter Challenges - Consumer Products Simeon Stoyanov (Queen Mary University of London)
10:30 to 10:45 Tea and Coffee
10:45 to 11:45 Onsager Principle - A Principle Useful for Solving Industrial Problems Masao Doi (Toyota Physical and Chemical Research Institute)
11:45 to 12:45 Electrified Interfaces: One Hundred Years of the Poisson-Boltzmann Theory and More David Andelman (Tel Aviv University)
12:45 to 13:15 Open Panel Discussion Chair: Robin Ball Robin Ball (University of Warwick)
13:15 to 14:00 Lunch & Finish