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17–20 April 2018 Annual European Rheology Conference 2018 (AERC 2018)

Sorrento, Italy

We invite you to the joint Annual European Rheology Conference (AERC) and XV Meeting of the Italian Society of Rheology - SIR in Sorrento, Italy, 17-20 April 2018. We aim at organising a meeting for rheologists from all scientific fields, from academy to industry and government laboratories in a friendly, informal atmosphere to discuss and share ideas. The Italian Society of Rheology (SIR) meetings are organized biannually all around Italy and provide a welcoming environment, which makes the conferences an excellent platform for networking with old and new colleagues, including the newcomers to the field.

23–27 April 2018 Optics & Photonics International Congress 2018 (OPIC 2018)

Pacifco Yokohama, Japan

The largest conference of OPTICS and PHOTONICS in Japan and one of the largest and most prestigious events in the field worldwide.
The objective of OPIC2018 is to discuss the future of our society which will be realized by optics and photonics, based on the most updated knowledge and technologies worldwide, presented at OPIC2018 and OPIE’18 (OPTICS and PHOTONICS International Exhibition 2018).

9–11 May 2018 2018 3rd International Conference on Energy Materials and Applications

University of Salamanca, Zamora, Spain

ICEMA is the workshop of International Conference on Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering providing a yearly platform for delegates and members to present and discuss the latest research, and our delegates and members will have many opportunities engage in dialogues about Energy Materials and Applications. It also provides new insights and bring together scholars, scientists, engineers and students from universities and industry all over the world under one roof.

13–16 May 2018 MELPRO 2018


International conference focused on membrane and electromembrane processes,
where industrial leaders and world-class scientists identify and tackle current issues.

TOPICS AND STUDENT AWARDS Focus of the conference will be on following topics

  • New membrane materials and new trends
  • Gas and vapor separation
  • Pressure driven membrane processes
  • Electrochemical membrane processes
  • Membrane systems in water treatment, biotechnology and biomedical applications
  • Membrane operations in process engineering
  • Modelling and simulation of membrane systems
  • General session and new trends

13–16 May 2018 20th annual Nanotech 2018 Conference & Expo (NANOTECH 2018)

Anaheim Convention Center, California, USA

Meet Us at The 20th annual Nanotech 2018 Conference & Expo (NANOTECH 2018) (Booth # 319), Anaheim, CA, USA, 13–16 May 2018

We will be attending The 20th annual Nanotech 2018 Conference & Expo (NANOTECH 2018), co-located with the TechConnect World Innovation Conference, Defense TechConnect Summit and Spring SBIR/STTR Conference. The event will attract more than 350 featured exhibitors and an expected crowd of more than 4000 attendees, including business executives, venture capitalists, politicians, s cientists and researchers from over 70 countries. Nanotech contains 38 symposiums and brings together specialists from a wide range of scientific fields, technology and business.

Representatives of the following open access journals will attend:

Journal of Functional Biomaterials
Journal of Imaging
Applied Sciences
Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing

If you will also attend this conference, please feel free to stop by our booth (Booth # 319). Our delegates look forward to meeting you in person to answer any questions you may have. For more information about the conference, please visit:

20–24 May 2018 EUPOC2018

Como, Italy

EUPOC 2018 aims to provide an ideal forum for researchers to exchange and share innovative ideas on biomimetic polymers with rationally designed molecular recognition and response properties. The conference will cover fundamental aspects of molecular recognition, high efficiency bioconjugation, molecular imprinting, and novel strategies in synthetic design and nano-fabrication of multifunctional materials. Invited presentations will be given by leading experts from both academic and industrial settings.

EUPOC 2018 will cover the following topics:
• Molecular recognition polymers by rational/computational design
• Biomimetic polymers through (bio)chemical conjugation
• Traditional and modern methods of molecular imprinting
• Biomimetic polymers for sensing, affinity separation and catalysis
• Biomimetic polymers for drug delivery, imaging, detection of biomacromolecules and cells
• Imprinted polyelectrolyte films, nanostructures and nanomaterials
• Switchable and multifunctional biomimetic polymers

7–8 June 2018 Select Biosciences Bioprinting and 3D-Printing in the Life Sciences Europe 2018

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

This conference will look at a wide range of technologies, applications and methodologies within the 3D printing in the life sciences space. With a well-known track record for delivering high-quality agendas, this event will include talks from some of the world’s foremost innovators in materials, applications, digital dentistry, scaffolds, cell containing constructs and tissue regeneration, and tissue engineering.

18–22 June 2018 2018 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit

Convention Centre of Strasbourg, France

MDPI will be attending the 2018 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit. The conference is a plenary session to provide an international forum for discussing recent advances in the field of materials science. It will consist of 29 parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations. Representatives of the following open access journals will attend:

Applied science
Clean Technologies
Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing
Quantum Beam Science
If you are also attending this conference, please feel free to stop by our booth (Booth #59). Our delegates look forward to meeting you in person to answer any questions you may have. For more information about the conference, please visit the official website.

4–7 July 2018 Between East and West: Sound and Music Computing Aspects--Selected Paper from SMC-18 and 'Computational Ethnomusicology' Summer School

Limassol, Cyprus

SMC2018 Conference is taking place in Cyprus, an island drenched in sun and mythology, at the crossroads of ancient civilizations with a remarkably rich legacy in archaeological treasures and developed tourism infrastructure. The Conference is organized by Cyprus University of Technology, Department of Communication and Internet Studies.

9–13 July 2018 2nd Summer School on Complex Fluid-Flows in Microfluidics

Porto, Portugal

On behalf of the organizers, we would like to warmly invite you to attend the 2nd Summer School on Complex Fluid-Flows in Microfluidics to be held in Porto, Portugal during 9–13 July 2018. The second edition of the Summer School on Complex Fluid-Flows in Microfluidics will be held at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto from 9th to 13th July 2018.

The first edition was rather international and we sold out the 40 tickets available before reaching the deadline for registrations. So you better be quick if you want to get your seat next July 2018!

This course intends to provide cutting-edge knowledge on complex fluid-flow at microscale, from experimental and numerical perspectives during 5 days (6h/day), covering the following blocks/units:

  • 09/07/2018 - Complex fluids and rheometry at microscale
  • 10/07/2018 - Microfabrication techniques of microfluidics devices
  • 11/07/2018 - Fluid-Flow characterization in microfluidics
  • 12/07/2018 - Numerical simulations of complex fluid-flows at microscales
  • 13/07/2018 - Numerical optimization in microfluidics

Despite the program is not yet available in full detail, as we are still waiting for the confirmation of some speakers, we can confirm that each day will be fully dedicated to each unit, providing lectures during the morning sessions (3h) and lab-sessions after lunch (3h).

In this edition, lunches are included with the registration fee, as well as coffee breaks and 2 books:

Looking forward to meeting you in Porto next Summer."

6–8 August 2018 6th International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S 2018) and 4th SPINTECH Technology Thesis Award

Kenting, Taiwan

Sensors are vital components of smart manufacturing, artificial Intelligence, Cyber–Physical System (CPS) and Internet of Things (IoT) for industry 4.0. For more advanced creations, biologists, engineers, physicists and chemists are all endeavoring to provide innovative technical sensors. This year, 2018, the well-known journal, Sensors, is going to hold the international conference in Kenting, which is located in the south of Taiwan—taking place in Asia for the first time. I3S embraces all professionals from industry, academia and government to discuss the latest developments and breakthroughs of sensor technology and related subjects. During the conference, attendees, from a range of research areas, will all gather together to share different aspects and establish new mutually beneficial collaborations across different fields.

We sincerely look forward to your participation in I3S2018.

25–27 September 2018 The Emerging Sensing Technologies Summit 2018 (ESTS'18)

Melbourne, Australia

The Emerging Sensing Technologies Summit 2018 (ESTS'18) brings together the sensing science and technologies communities from around the globe, from the current world-leaders in sensing research and industry applications to the future generations. It is an event not to be missed if you want to keep abreast of the latest advances and foster innovations in sensing developments and their applications.

Wide range of topics

ESTS’16 brings together key researchers from Australia and around the world to share and discuss the latest innovations in sensing technologies development including applications in the areas such as health and medicine, power networks, military, aviation, astronomy, automotive, agriculture, environmental monitoring and natural resources.

The ESTS'18 brings industry, academic and government bodies on 3 Expert panel discussions.

The main topics and subtopics of the summit are

Sensors for Sports, Human Performance, Health and Medical Applications
- Body area networks (e.g. flexible and organic electronics/photonics and wearables & thinkables)
- Bio-chemical sensing (e.g. drug delivery, molecular sensing and diagnosis)
- Optical (e.g. patient monitoring technologies)
- Sport sensor networks
- Biomedical Sensing (Echography, Radiology, MRI, CT, ECG, MEG)

Sensors for Mining, Industrial Processes and Resources
- Optical sensing
- Chemical sensing
- GIS and remote sensing
- Sensors for the power network
- Sensor for automation (e.g. motion control sensors)

Sensors for Food, Agriculture and Environmental Applications
- Physical and chemical sensors
- Weather sensing
- IoT solutions
- Smart phone sensors
- Virtual sensors

Sensors for Smarter Cities, Security and Defence
- Sensor for air quality
- Sensors for green buildings
- Sensor for future lighting
- Water quality sensing
- RADAR & LIDAR technologies
- Sensing for future transportation

Distributed sensors and IoT
- Data analytics methods for sensor data
- Artificial Inteligence enabled sensors
- IoT platforms for sensor Data
- IoT implementations
- Sensor Networks
- Automated systems

New frontiers in sensing
- Theoretical Research
- Sensor Fabrication and Packaging
- Mechanisms, Modelling and Simulation
- Nanomaterials and Composites for Sensors
- Sensor Array and Data Analysis
- Hybrid Sensor Devices
- Flexible, Stretchable and Wearable Sensors
- Signal Processing Technologies

11–13 October 2018 Photonics Asia 2018

Beijing International Convention Center

Jointly organized by SPIE and COS—Chinese Optical Society, Photonics Asia is the established international event for cutting-edge research on optics and photonics. This symposium promotes advanced photonics science, novel methods, and applied technologies for industry. New conferences expand the program to include Laser Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Optical Imaging.

11–14 November 2018 The 5th International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment (ENGE 2018)

Jeju, Korea

We are pleased to announce that the 5th International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment (ENGE 2018) will be held from November 11 to 14, 2018 in Jeju, Korea, hosted by the Korean Institute of Metals and Materials.

The International Conference on Electronic Materials and Nanotechnology for Green Environment has been held biennially since 2010 to provide a unique platform for researchers to share their latest research progress in and explore future directions of electronic materials and nanotechnology studies. ENGE stands as a highly acclaimed meeting with the tradition of pursuing high standards particularly in oral presentations as well as an atmosphere of close interactions with world-renowned scientists.

ENGE 2018 is ready to welcome your participation in 13 technical programs comprising 45 sessions. The programs include exciting and informative plenary lectures, keynote and invited speeches, and oral and poster presentations by researchers from various countries so as to provide opportunities for the exchange of the most up-to-date scientific and technical information.

As new challenges continue to emerge, there is no better time than the present to prepare for the future together. Therefore, we truly believe ENGE 2018 will be a highly rewarding international conference to bring further enhancement of the scientific level and quality to our field. Additionally, we encourage you to take this chance to enjoy many attractions of the beautiful island of Jeju. We look forward to meeting you in the conference!

18–20 November 2018 The 15th International Conference on Laser Applications in Life Sciences (LALS 2018)

Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

LALS 2018 to be hold in Israel will aim to provide a unique gathering forum in which scientists from different disciplines of life sciences such as biomedical optics and imaging, laser spectroscopy, laser therapy and bio-photonic sensing can get together in order to establish a platform of collaboration, to exchange ideas as well as to learn about the challenges involved in laser applications in life sciences. The meeting will involve a fruitful scientific program for formal and informal interactions between the participants, as well as industrial exhibition and a touring program in Israel.

Authors are encouraged to submit papers focusing but not limited to the following:

  1. Fundamentals, hybridization and future approaches:
  • Laser tissue interaction
  • Emerging technologies and applications
  • Photo-acoustics
  1. Sensing:
  • Biomedical imaging and sensors
  • Laser spectroscopy, microscopy and nanoscopy
  • Nonlinear Imaging and Multiphoton Microscopy
  • Cytometry and High Content Screening
  1. Treatment:
  • Laser therapy and devices for: Photo-thermal, Photodynamic and Low laser level therapy
  • Laser acoustics remote treatment and visualization
  • Opto- and thermo-genetics: Controlling the brain with light
  • Towards nanomedical treatment: usage of nanoparticles, nanoplasmonics and teranostics

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