8th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science
It is our great privilege to cordially invite you to the 8th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science (ACCIS 2019) to be held during September 24-27, 2019 in Pulchowk Campus, Institute of Engineering, Tribhuvan University, Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal.

The aim of the ACCIS 2019 is to provide a platform for researchers, scholars and engineers to present their new findings and advancements in the fields of colloid and interface sciences. The Asian Society for Colloid and Surface Science (ASCASS) has been organizing ACCIS conference series to share knowledge and in-depth discussion to solve the existing problems within the regional scientific community.

The ACCIS 2019 features plenary, keynote, invited lectures as well as oral and poster presentations. The conference is open to all from the related research fields. Submitted abstracts will be peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality and relevance to conference sessions. The ASCASS truly believes that the ACCIS 2019 will be a great opportunity for you to advance the academic insights and also experience the diverse Nepalese culture, life styles and Nepalese cuisine. We look forward to welcoming you all in Kathmandu, Nepal in September 2019.

Scientific topics covered
  • Principles of self-assembly, micelles & liquid crystals
  • Nanoparticles, nanomaterials & structure-property relationship
  • Soft materials, colloidal dispersions, gels, thin films, surfactants & polymers
  • Biomimetic materials, drug discovery, drug delivery, nanomedicine & pharmacy
  • Foam, bubbles, emulsions, microemulsion & applications of colloids
  • Catalytic systems, fuel cells, supercapacitors & batteries
  • Nanomaterials for environmental sensing, separation & adsorption

Plenary Speakers
  • Prof. A. K. Sood (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA)
  • Prof. Junbai Li (Chinese Academy of Sciences, CHINA)
  • Prof. Kirk Schanze (University of Texas at San Antonio, USA)

  • Click here for more about the speakers!

Keynote Speakers
  • Prof. Conxita Solans (CSIC, Barcelona, Spain)
  • Prof. Francoise Winnik (Univ. of Helsinki, Finland)
  • Prof. Gregory Warr (Univ. of Sydney, Australia)
  • Prof. Kohei Uosaki (NIMS, Japan)
  • Prof. R. R. Pradhananga (Tribhuvan University, Nepal)
  • Prof. Thomas A. Jung (Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland)

Abstract Submission
  • Content: Abstract should contain title, authors full names and affiliations.
  • Font and size: Times New Roman. Title in 12 points bold, authors’ names (starting from first name) in 10 points, affiliations in 9 points and contents in 10 points.
  • Volume: Single space within one page of A4 size (about 350 words).
  • Figures can be included (within 10 MB only).
  • Presenting authors should be identified by underlining the name.
  • E-mail address of corresponding author should supply.

Submit your abstract (word document file) to the conference chair by email attachment at: shrestha.Lokkumar@nims.go.jp

Guidelines for poster presentation
  • The poster board is self standing.
  • The poster size should be no more than A0 size.
  • Poster number will be displayed on top of each poster board.
  • Push pins will be provided.
  • Poster presenters are recommended to be present at their poster panel during the session and actively discuss with the participants.
  • After the poster session, presenters should remove their poster by themselves.
  • Remaining posters will be discarded otherwise.


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Important Dates
  • Abstract submission open: January 5, 2019
  • Registration open: January 5, 2019
  • Abstract submission deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Registration payment (early bird): July 30, 2019
  • Conference date: September 24-27, 2019

Registration Fee
  • Early bird (Until July 30, 2019)
    Regular: 300 USD
    Students: 150 USD
    Accompanying person: 150 USD

  • Late (After July 30, 2019 or On site)
    Regular: 350 USD
    Students: 200 USD
    Accompanying person: 200 USD

  • Registration fee includes:
    Invitation to the welcome reception on Sept. 24
    Access to all scientific sessions
    Abstract book and conference documents
    Lunches and coffee/tea breaks during the conference (Sept. 25 to 27)
    Refreshment during the poster session
    Banquet on Sept. 27

  • Payment of Registration Fee
    Bank transfer can remit the registration fee. Details here.

Accompanying person is the family or relatives of regular participants of ACCIS 2019. The registration fee enables access to all scientific sessions, welcome reception, lunches and banquet. Student must present the valid student ID card at the time of registration.

Dr. Lok Kumar Shrestha
E-mail: shrestha.Lokkumar@nims.go.jp

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Sept 24 - Sept 27, 2019