Schedule of Events

All events will be held at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center unless otherwise noted.

Printable versions of the abstracts and the program book are available.

Technical Session Presenters: All presenters must bring and utilize their own laptop — be sure to have VGA or HDMI connection available. Rooms will be equipped with a projection system that allows for VGA or HDMI connection, sound system, 110V outlets, microphones (as needed for the size of the room), and free WiFi/internet access.

Poster Presenters: Suggested poster size is 36” x 46” in either landscape or portrait layout; however, over-sized posters will be accommodated. Poster presenters may set up their posters on Monday afternoon, June 11, between noon and 5:00 p.m. in the Deans Hall at The Penn Stater Hotel and Conference Center. Velcro is provided and must be used. The poster session/reception is 5:30–7:30 p.m., Monday, June 11. Poster presenters are required to remove their posters at the conclusion of the poster session.

Sunday, June 10, 2018
Time Event
3:00–6:00 p.m. Onsite Conference and Exhibitor Registration/Check-in – Registration desk
6:00–7:30 p.m. Reception/Social
Monday, June 11, 2018
Time Event
7:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. On-site Conference Registration/Check-in – Conference Wing
8:00–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Presidents Hall Break Area)
8:30–9:30 a.m. Plenary (Presidents Hall)
9:30–10:00 a.m. Break (Break Areas)
9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m Exposition (Conference Lobby)
10:00 a.m.–noon

Technical Sessions:

Active and adaptive matter (Room 104)

Colloidal and surface forces (Room 105)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Emulsions, bubbles, and foams (Room 107)

Environmental systems (Room 218)

General (Room 204)

Molecules and particles at fluid interfaces (Room 205)

Rheology (Room 207)

Wetting and adhesion (Room 106)

Noon–1:20 p.m. Buffet Lunch (Presidents Hall)
1:20–3:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions:

Active and adaptive matter (Room 104)

Colloidal and surface forces (Room 105)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Emulsions, bubbles, and foams (Room 107)

Environmental systems (Room 218)

General (Room 204)

Molecules and particles at fluid interfaces (Room 205)

Rheology (Room 207)

Wetting and adhesion (Room 106)

3:00–3:20 p.m. Break (Break Areas)
3:20–5:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions:

Active and adaptive matter (Room 104)

Colloidal and surface forces (Room 105)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Emulsions, bubbles, and foams (Room 107)

Environmental systems (Room 218)

General (Room 204)

Molecules and particles at fluid interfaces (Room 205)

Rheology (Room 207)

Wetting and adhesion (Room 106)

5:30–7:30 p.m. Poster Session (Deans Hall) and Reception
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Time Event
8:00–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Presidents Hall Break Area)
8:30–9:30 a.m. Plenary (Presidents Hall)
9:30–10:00 a.m. Break (Break Areas)
9:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m Exposition (Conference Lobby)
10:00 a.m.–noon

Technical Sessions:

Active and adaptive matter (Room 104)

Colloidal and surface forces (Room 105)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Emulsions, bubbles, and foams (Room 107)

General (Room 204)

Molecules and particles at fluid interfaces (Room 205)

Rheology (Room 207)

Wetting and adhesion (Room 106)

Noon–1:20 p.m. Buffet Lunch (Presidents Hall)
1:20–3:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions:

Active and adaptive matter (Room 104)

Colloidal and surface forces (Room 105)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Emulsions, bubbles, and foams (Room 107)

General (Room 204)

Molecules and particles at fluid interfaces (Room 205)

Rheology (Room 207)

Wetting and adhesion (Room 106)

3:00–3:20 p.m. Break (Break Areas)
3:20–5:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions:

Active and adaptive matter (Room 104)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Emulsions, bubbles, and foams (Room 107)

General (Room 204)

Molecules and particles at fluid interfaces (Room 205)

Rheology (Room 207)

Wetting and adhesion (Room 106)

5:15–6:15 p.m. Unilever Award Lecture (Presidents Hall)
6:30–9:30 p.m. Symposium Banquet (Penn State Arboretum via Buses at Hotel Lobby Entrance)
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Time Event
8:00–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast (Presidents Hall Break Area)
8:30–9:30 a.m. Victor K. LaMer Award Lecture (Presidents Hall)
9:30–10:00 a.m. Break (Break Areas)
9:30 a.m.–noon Exposition (Conference Lobby)
10:00 a.m.–noon

Technical Sessions:

Colloidal nanoparticles (Room 104)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Electrokinetics and microfluidics (Room 105)

Emulsions, bubbles, and foams (Room 107)

Energy systems (Room 106)

General (Room 204)

Rheology (Room 207)

Noon–1:20 p.m. Buffet Lunch (Presidents Hall)
1:20–3:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions:

Colloidal nanoparticles (Room 104)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Electrokinetics and microfluidics (Room 105)

Energy systems (Room 106)

General (Room 204)

3:00–3:20 p.m. Break (Break Areas)
3:20–5:00 p.m.

Technical Sessions:

Colloidal nanoparticles (Room 104)

Connecting the dots in industry (Room 206)

Directed assembly of molecules and particles (Room 208)

Electrokinetics and microfluidics (Room 105)

Energy systems (Room 106)

General (Room 204)

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