Conference Program

Program Outline for IPCG 2019

International Polymer Colloids Group Conference 2019

June 23 – June 28, 2019

Chair: Pauline Pei Li

Vice Chair: Bernd Reck

Local organization: Alex van Herk

Location: Sentosa Siloso Beach Resort, Sentosa Island, Singapore

Address: 51 Imbiah Walk, Sentosa, 099538

Phone: +65 6722 3333

Sunday 23rd of June

Check-in after 15:00

18:00 – 19:30         Dinner in Siloso Resort

19:30 – 21:40          Session Title: Polymer Colloids for Coatings

                                   Discussion Leader: Pauline Pei Li

19:30 – 19:40           Opening speech Chair Pauline Pei Li

19:40 – 20:40         Prof. Jose R. Leiza

                                  University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU Spain

                                  Functional waterborne polymer dispersions for advanced coating                                                           applications

20:40 – 21:40         Prof. Walter Richtering

                                  RWTH Aachen University, Germany

                                  Adaptive Microgels as versatile soft materials: from bulk to                                                                      coatings

Monday 24th of June

7:00                         Breakfast

9:00 – 12:30          Session Title: Synthesis of Polymer Colloids I

                                Discussion Leader: Alex van Herk

9:00 – 10:00          Prof. Henmei Ni

                                 Department of Polymer Science, School of Chemistry and Chemical                                                         Engineering, Southeast University Nanjing, P.R. China

                                 Hydrophobic interaction and mechanism of particle formation in the                                                     heterophase polymerization

10:00 – 10:30        Break

10:30 – 11:30        Prof. Atsushi Goto

                                 Division of Chemistry & Biological Chemistry,Nanyang University of                                                         Singapore, Singapore

                                 Synthesis of Nano-Particles and Nano-Capsules via Organocatalyzed Living                                       Radical Polymerization

11:30 – 12:30        Dr. Brian Hawkett

                                Key Centre for Polymer Colloids, The University of Sydney, Australia

                                Update on Disperse Phase RAFTing at KCPC

12:30 – 13:30          Lunch

18:00 – 19:30        Dinner in Siloso Resort

19:30 – 21:30        Session Title: Synthesis of Polymer Colloids II

                                 Discussion Leader:

19:30 – 20:30         Prof. Michael Monteiro

                                  Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (Australia), The                                            University of Queensland, Australia

                                  Building complex polymer nanostructures via the TDMT method

20:30 – 21:30         Dr. Francois Ganachaud    

                                  Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon, France

                                  An Universal Process to Trigger Complex Encapsulation

Tuesday 25th of June

7:00                          Breakfast

9:00 – 12:30           Session Title: Polymer and Particle Assembly

                                  Discussion Leader:

9:00 – 10:00           Dr. Andrew David Hollingsworth

                                 Department of Physics, New York University, USA

                                 Organofunctional-alkoxysilanes as a versatile monomer for colloid synthesis                                       and assembly

10:00 – 10:30         Break

10:30 – 11:30         Dr. Bridgette Budhlall

                                 Department of Plastic Engineering, University of Massachusette Lowell                                                   (UMASS-Lowell) USA

                                 Directed Assembly of Colloidal Particles of Poly(3-hexylthiophene) in AC                                             Electric Fields

11:30 – 12:30        Dr. Praveen Thoniyot

                                 Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences, A*Star, Singapore

                                Active driven spontaneous assembly of block co-polymers into polymer                                                colloids: A versatile and environmentally friendly approach for encapsulation

12:30 – 13:30         Lunch

16:30 – 18:00         Wine tasting

18:00 – 19:30       Dinner in Siloso Resort 

19:30 – 21:30      Session Title: Complex Nanostructures

                                Discussion Leader: Pauline Pei Li

19:30 – 20:30      Dr. Chee Cheong Ho

                               Faculty of Engineering & Science, Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman, Malaysia

                               Unravelling the Nanostructure of the Hevea Rubber Latex Particles

20:30 – 21:30      Prof. Guanghui Ma

                              Chinese Academy of Science, Institute of Process Engineering Beijing, China

                              Uniform biocompatible polymer microsphere and microcapsule: preparation,                                      bio-application and industrialization

Wednesday 26th of June

7:00                          Breakfast

9:00 – 12:30          Session Title: Industrial Applications of Polymer Colloids

                                 Discussion Leader: Bernd Reck

9:00 – 10:00          Dr. Zhenli Wei

                                Synthomer, Head of Research & Development, Asia | R&D, MANAGEMENT,                                              Malaysia

                                Alternative “Green” crosslinking systems (S, accelerator and metal  free) for                                        XNBR latex

10:00 – 10:30       Break

10:30 – 11:30       Dr. Pierre Emmanuel Dufils 

                                Solvay, Senior Scientist, Novecare – Technology Center Europe

                                Polymer synthesis in dispersed media at Solvay

11:30 – 12:30       TBC

12:30 – 1:30           Lunch

17:30 – 19:00         Hawker center Dinner

19:30 – 20:30       Session Title: 

                                Discussion Leader:

19:30 – 20:00       Special lecture

20:00 – 20:30        “EASE Presentation”

20:30 – 22:30          Poster Session

Thursday 27th of June

7:00                         Breakfast                              

9:00 – 9:20             Election of Vice-chair for 2021

9:20 – 12:40          Session Title: Advanced Applications of Polymer Colloids I

                                 Discussion Leader:

9:20 – 10:20           Dr. Guojun Liu

                                 Queens University, Department of Chemistry, Canada

                                 NP-GLIDE Coatings from Graft Copolymer Micellar Precursors for                                                           Practical Applications

10:20 – 10:40         Break

10:40 – 11:40         Prof. Rob Pelton

                                  Department of Chemical Engineering McMaster University, Canada

                                  Polymer colloids as flotation collectors

11:40 – 12:40         Prof. Pramuan TANGBORIBOONRAT

                                  Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Bangkok,                                            Thailand

                                  Hybrid Bio-based Nanoparticles for Ameliorated Health

12:40 – 1:40             Lunch

17:00 – 19:00         Session Title: Advanced Applications of Polymer Colloids II

                                  Discussion Leader:

17:00 – 18:00         Prof. Jay H. Kim

                                  Department of Chemical Engineering, Yonsei University, Korea

                                  The Generation of Conducting Polymers and Its Applications

18:00 – 19:00         Dr. Prof. Matthias Ballauff 

                                  Soft Matter and Functional Materials, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and Institute of                                    Physics, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany

                                  Catalysis by Metallic Nanoparticles Embedded in Polymer Nanoreactors:                                              Comparison of Theory and Experiment

19:20                        Conference Dinner at Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Island

                                  Best poster award and morals officer presentation

Friday 28th of June

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