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Please download the preliminary schedule here.

If you are interested in participating in this conference and in presenting a poster or in being selected for a short talk, please register and get in touch with the conference secretariat.

DAY 1, 21st Mar DAY 2, 22nd Mar
Design to Function
DAY 3, 23rd Mar
Function to Application
16:00-19:00 08:45-09:00 14:00-14:40 08:30-09:10 14:00-14:40
Welcome cocktail
All posters available
Open ceremony
MDPI introduction

Prof. Dr. Richard Hoogenboom

Invited talk 07 Prof. Dr. Katja Loos
09:00-09:40 14:40-15:00 09:10-09:30 14:40-15:00
Prof. Dr. Ulrich S. Schubert
Oral presentation 04 Oral presentation 08 Oral presentation 12
09:40-10:00 15:00-15:40 09:30-10:10 15:00-15:20
Oral presentation 01

Dr. Yao Lin

Dr. Andreas Greiner Oral presentation 13
10:00-10:40 Coffee break Coffee break 15:20-15:40
Dr. Josef R Wünsch 16:10-16:30 10:50-11:10 Oral presentation 14
Coffee break Oral presentation 05 Oral presentation 09 Coffee break
11:10-11:30 16:30-17:10 11:10-11:30 16:10-16:50
Oral presentation 02

Prof. Helmut Schlaad

Oral presentation 10

Dr. Greg Tew

11:30-12:10 17:10-17:30 11:30-12:10 16:50-17:10
Prof. Dr. Klaus Müllen Oral presentation 06 Dr. Roy Shenhar Oral presentation 15
12:10-12:30 17:30-17:50 12:10-12:30 17:10-17:30
Oral presentation 03 Oral presentation 07 Oral presentation 11 Oral presentation 16
Lunch break 18:00-18:20 Lunch break 17:30-18:00
Conference group
Closing remarks
Award ceremony
YIA session


Conference Speakers

Roy Shenhar
Hebrew University, Israel

Ulrich Neuhausen
Henkel, Germany

Josef Wünsch
BASF, Germany

Klaus Müllen
Max Planck Institute, Germany

Katja Loos
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
The Netherlands

Andreas Greiner
Universität Bayreuth, Germany
Topic: New biobased polycarbonates as functional materials

Yao Lin
University of Connecticut, USA
Topic: Revisiting the helix-coil transition and helical chain growth of synthetic polypeptides: a model based approach

Richard Hoogenboom
Ghent University, Belgium

Helmut Schlaad
University of Potsdam, Germany
Topic: Polymers from amino acids

Gregory Tew
University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA
Topic: Designing simple polymers with protein-like activity: opportunities in materials and medicine

Ulrich Schubert
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Topic: New Battery systems based on polymers as active materials