Formulating Functional Films and Coatings Event

Dale Pollard

Business Development Manager, PRA World

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The Formulation Science & Technology Group (FSTG)  and the Surface Coatings Interest Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry are organising “Formulating Functional Films and Coatings II”, which will be held in Burlington House, Piccadilly, London on the 11th of November.

The symposium follows the previous meeting held in 2015 and highlights the advances in the field of formulation of films and coatings with contributions from industry and academia covering barrier in flexible electronics, inks which enable smart sensors, active and passive coatings for glass, nanoencapsulation for heat storage, colour from nanocelluloses and highlights of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie EU funded SUSTICOAT project.  The programme has been structured as four main sessions – Control of transport through coatings, Smart coatings, Sensing and sensed coatings, Sustainability.

The symposium will also include a poster session, where attendees will have the opportunity to show recent results achieved in their research work. Submission of posters is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as academic and industrial researchers. For both academics and industrialists, this will be a great opportunity to share knowledge and find new collaborations.  Poster submission details.

Students with accepted poster can also request a registration fee waiver.

The deadline for submission of posters is Monday 21st October. Proposals submitted after Monday 21st October will not be considered. Poster format and layout are at the discretion of the authors, limited to maximum landscape size of A1 and maximum portrait size of A0.

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Best wishes,
Simon Gibbon – Chair Formulation Science and Technology Group

On behalf of the organising committee

Dr Josie Harries, Domino Printing Sciences, Bar Hill, Cambridge
Dr Colin Graves, CPI, Sedgefield / RSC SCIG
Emmanuel Ajayi, Aberdeen / RSC FSTG
Apoorva Ambarkar, AkzoNobel Technology, Sassenheim
Chi Him Lo, AkzoNobel Technology, Sassenheim
Raul Davalos Monteiro, AkzoNobel Powder Coatings, Como
Ander Cervellera Dominguez, AkzoNobel Technology, Sassenheim
Eugenio Bonetti, AkzoNobel Industrial Coatings, Malmo
Dr Flor Siperstein, The Univrsity of Manchester / RSC FSTG
Dr Simon Gibbon, AkzoNobel Research & Development, Northallerton / RSC FSTG

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Upcoming Meetings

11th November 2019 (Monday) – Formulating Functional Films and Coatings – FFFC2 – London or Manchester (TBC)
A follow-up conference to Formulating Functional Films and Coatings, held in 2015, aiming to highlight advances in the functionality that is brought through formulation to films and coating – for details contact Dr Simon Gibbon – [email protected]

13th November (Wednesday) – MiBio 2019 – Cambridge
Formulation as a critical and integral part of the biopharmaceutical development process – for details contact Dr Jan Jezek – [email protected]

December 13th (Friday) 2019 – Innovations in Encapsulation 2019 – Burlington House, London
Progress in encapsulated formulated products – for details contact Dr David Higgins – [email protected]

If you want to present / exhibit / attend any of these meetings for further details – click on the meeting above to send an email or just email [email protected].

We would like to hear from you if you have an idea for a new FSTG meeting you would like to happen and even more if you would like to help with the organisation – just email [email protected].

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