• Date: January 24 (Thu) – 26 (Sat), 2019
  • Venue: Denkoku-no-mori, Yonezawa, Yamagata, 992-0052, Japan
  • Organized by: Graduate School of Organic Materials Science, Yamagata University

Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission: December 14th (Fri), 2018 (JST)
  • Registration: December 14th (Fri), 2018 (JST)

Topics of the Conference

  • polymer synthetic chemistry
  • polymer physical property engineering
  • optical and/or electronic organic material engineering

Plenary Speakers

“Polymer Self-Assembly: Engineering Stress-Induced Repair and Amyloid-Assembly”
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Binder (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany)
“Programmable Soft Matter: From Active Membranes to Self-Replication”
Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker (Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research, Germany)
Prof. Kozo Ito (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
“Organic Semiconductors for Advanced Printed Electronics”
Prof. Tatsuo Hasegawa (The University of Tokyo, Japan)

Keynote Speakers

“Nanoporous crystalline polymers and industrial innovations”
Prof. Gaetano Guerra (Unversity of Salerno, Itary)
“Sorption thermodynamics in polymers: combining experimental approaches with modelling strategies rooted on EoS theories”
Prof. Giuseppe Mensitieri (University of Naples, Italy)
Prof. Greg Beaucage (University of Cincinnati, USA)
Prof. San Hoa Thang (Monash University, Australia)
“High mobility OTFT devices; material formulation, process development and applications”
Dr. Simon Ogier (CTO, NeuDrive, UK)

Invited Speakers

polymer synthetic chemistry
  • Prof. Daniel Taton (CNRS-Université de Bordeaux-Bordeaux, France)
  • Assoc. Prof. Idriss Blakey (University of Queensland, Australia)
  • Assoc. Prof. Chih-Feng Huang (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan)
  • Prof. Michinori Suginome (Kyoto University, Japan)
  • Prof. Tomoki Ogoshi (Kanazawa University, Japan)
  • “Preparation of Functional Polymer Capsules by Miniemulsion Polymerization of O/W Emulsion Monomer Droplets”
    Assoc. Prof. Tatsuo Taniguchi (Chiba University, Japan)
  • Assist. Prof. Daisuke Aoki (Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • Assist. Prof. Huie Zhu (Tohoku University, Japan)
polymer physical property engineering
  • Prof. Florian J. Stadler (Shenzhen University, China)
  • Prof. Toshikazu Miyoshi (The University of Akron, USA)
  • “Engineering Thermal Conduction in Transparent Polymer Hybrids and Nanocomposites by Tuning Molecular Interactions”
    Prof. Jiahua Jack Zhu (The University of Akron, USA)
  • “Flow-Induced Crystallization of Polymer: a Shortcut of Nucleation”
    Prof. Liangbin Li (University of Science and Technology of China, China)
  • Prof. Yongjin Li (Hangzhou Normal University, China)
  • Prof. Giuseppe Mensitieri (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
  • Prof. Jorge Ramirez (Technical University of Madrid, Spain)
  • Prof. Giovanni Ianniruberto (University of Naples Federico II, Italy)
  • Prof. Keiji Tanaka (Kyushu University, Japan)
  • Prof. Masayuki Yamaguchi (Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan)
  • Prof. Yasuya Nakayama (Kyushu University, Japan)
optical and/or electronic organic material engineering
  • “Multi-functional Physical and Chemical Sensor Patches”
    Assoc. Prof. Kuniharu Takei (Osaka Prefecture University, Japan)
  • Assoc. Prof. Prashant Sonar (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
  • Dr. Satria Zulkarnaen Bisri (RIKEN, Japan)
  • Prof. Taishi Takenobu (Nagoya University, Japan)
  • Assoc. Prof. Takeo Miyake (Waseda University, Japan)
  • “Printing contractive silver electrode with low sheet resistance”
    Dr. Ta-Ya Chu (National Research Council Canada, Canada)
  • “Luminescent Supramolecular Assemblies: Molecular Recognition and Nanocatalysis”
    Assist. Prof. Vandana Bhalla (Guru Nanak Dev University, India)