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The Organizing Committee welcomes the submission of abstracts for oral or poster presentations. Please see the information below before submitting your application.


The abstract submission deadline for oral presentation has passed. Abstract submission for posters that will appear in the Symposium program will close on April 4th. Abstract submission for all other posters will close on April 30.


Technical Sessions

  • Active and adaptive matter
       Organizers: Wyatt Shields, Lauren Zarzar
  • Additive manufacturing and colloidal metamaterials
       Organizers: Donglei Emma Fan, Kenan Song
  • Biomaterials, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals 
       Organizers: Ashley Brown, Amir Sheikhi
  • Colloidal and interfacial phenomena
       Organizers: Peter Beltramo, John Frostad
  • Colloids for sustainability and energy
       Organizers: Matthew Gebbie, Yufeng Wang
  • Emulsions, foams and surfactants
       Organizers: Anirudha Banerjee, Ryan Poling-Skutvik
  • General fundamentals and applications
       Organizers: Zahra Niroobakhsh, Zachary Sherman
  • Machine learning and AI for colloids
       Organizers: Safa Jamali, Lilo Pozzo
  • Microfluidics and nanocolloidal systems
       Organizers: Alicia Boymelgreen, Adriana San-Miguel
  • Rheology and tribology of complex fluids
       Organizers: Jaehun Chun, Kelly Schultz
  • Self- and directed assembly
       Organizers: Carlos Silvera Batista, Sepideh Razavi
  • Wetting and adhesion 
       Organizers: Jonathan Pham, Stuart Williams
  • Plenary and Awards Talks [By invitation only]
  • Poster session
  • Special session: Connecting the dots – startup to corporate level [By invitation only]
       Organizers: Daniel Miller, Dawn Mason, Lilian Hsiao, Orlin Velev


Abstracts Timeline

Submission Deadline: March 14, 2023

Notification of Acceptance: March 31, 2023    

Deadline for Abstracts that will appear in the Symposium program: April 4, 2023

Presenting Authors’ registration deadline: April 15, 2023

Deadline for all other Poster Abstracts: April 30, 2023


Submission Procedure & Guidelines

  • The first step to follow before submitting an abstract online is to login, by creating your own username and password required by the system.
  • The same login details are to be used for all online forms (Abstract Submission, Registration & Housing Forms).
  • The presenting author is indicated by clicking on the appropriate box next to the respective name.
  • Important Note for Oral Presentations: We anticipate only one ORAL presentation per presenter per session.
  • During the abstract online submission, the author will be requested to choose the Session of preference, as well as preferred Type of presentation (Oral or Poster). Please note that the Technical Committee reserves the right to request the change of any abstract’s presentation type and/or Session, according to the Program’s specifications and needs.
  • It is the author’s responsibility to submit a complete abstract in finalized format. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific facts will be reproduced as typed by the author.
  • Acknowledgement of receipt of your submission will be sent to your stated email address. If you do not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours, please contact us at
  • To withdraw your abstract please contact the Symposium Organizers at by May 15th, 2023.
  • Authors may access their abstracts and make changes, if necessary, until March 14, 2023.

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