Soft Matter Conference, Quy Nhon, Vietnam, 14-20 juillet 2019

The 1st Rencontres du Vietnam (Meeting Vietnam) on Soft Matter Science  will take place at the beautiful conference center, ICISE, in the coastal city of Quy Nhon, central Vietnam, in July 14th – 20th, 2019.

The conference is among a series of scientific meetings and events organised by the Rencontres du Vietnam, a non-profit organisation and an official partner of UNESCO since 1993. Rencontres du Vietnam’s mission is to foster scientific exchanges between Asia-Pacific scientists and colleagues from other parts of the world.
The conference will focus on recent advances in Soft Matter Science, in particular the following topics:
  • Active matter, colloids, polymers, and liquid crystals
  • Self-assembly at nano- and micro-scales
  • Biological soft matter
  • Interfaces and interactions
We hope that you can contribute your research works in the form of contributed talks or posters.
More details can be found on the attached announcement and on the event’s webpage  
Please register your attendance via the registration page.
The deadline for abstract submission is May 15th. 
Invited Speakers:
  • Anne Laure Biance (Institut Lumière Matière)
  • Elisabeth Charlaix (LiPHy Grenoble)
  • Massimo Pica Ciamarra (NTU Singapore)
  • Annie Colin (ESPCI Paris)
  • Elise Lorenceau (LiPhy Grenoble)
  • Luca Giomi (Universiteit Leiden)
  • Steve Granick (IBS Center for Soft & Living Matter)
  • Hyuk Kyu Pak (IBS Center for Soft & Living Matter)
  • Shmuel Rubinstein (Harvard)
  • Yael Roichman (Tel Aviv University)
  • Tobias Schneider (EPFL)
  • Prerna Sharma (Indian Institute of Science)
  • Zuankai Wang (City University of Hong Kong)
Scientific Program Committee:
  • Jean-François Joanny (Collège de France)
  • Claus-Dieter Ohl (Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg)
  • David Quéré (CNRS ESPCI)
  • Penger Tong (HKUST)
  • Jean Tran Thanh Van (LPT Orsay)
  • Hao Van Bui (Phenikaa University)
  • Tuan Tran (NTU Singapore)
  • Jun Zhang (NYU, Courant)
For questions regarding the scientific program, please contact:
Tuan Tran (
For administrative information, please contact:
Secretary of the Rencontres du Vietnam
BP 33, F-91192, Gif sur Yvette, France
Tel: 33 (0)1 69 28 51 35 / 33(0)7 81 29 44 15