Dr. Marco Montalti (confirmed)

Affiliation: Chemistry Department, University of Bologna, Italy
Title: Photo-responsive Nanoparticles for bio-application.

Dr. Ramon Martinez Manez (confirmed)

Affiliation: Chemistry Department. Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain
Title: Silica-based nanomaterials in sensing applications.

Dr. Isabel Pastoriza (confirmed)

Affiliation: Physical Chemistry Department, University of Vigo, Spain
Title: Self-assembly of Gold Nanoparticles as Highly Efficient SERS-active Substrates for Catalysis and Sensing.

Dr. Sergio Murgia (confirmed)

Affiliation: Università di Cagliari, Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Geologica, Italy
Title: Cubosomes in Theranostic Nanomedicine.

Dr. Mauro Comes Franchini (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Industrial Chemistry “Toso Montanari”. University of Bologna. Viale Risorgimento 4, 40136 Bologna (Italy)
Title: Gold Nanorods and Magnesium nanoparticles embedded into sugars: novel non-toxic nano-heaters for cancer therapy

Dr. Andriy Voronov (confirmed)

Affiliation: Coatings and Polymeric Materials
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND, USA
Title: Biocatalytic Enzymogel Nanoparticles.

Dr. Raul Arenal (confirmed)

Affiliation: Instituto de Nanociencia de Aragon (INA), Universidad de Zaragoza (Spain)
Title: Electron Irradiation: In-situ Atomic Modifications for (Trans)Forming Nanostructures.

Dr. Samuel Bernard (confirmed)

Affiliation: Chargé de Recherche CNRS/Senior Research Scientist-CNRS Institut Européen des Membranes (UMR 5635-CNRS/ENSCM-UM2) CC 047-Place E. Bataillon
34095 Montpellier Cedex 05
Title: Nanostructured Organosilicon Polymer-Derived Silicon-based Carbide, Nitride, Carbonitride Ceramics for Hydrogen Generation.

Dr. Ian MacLaren (confirmed)

Affiliation: BSc (Hons), PhD, FInstP, CPhys
Senior Lecturer in Physics Materials and Condensed Matter Physics
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Glasgow
Glasgow G12 8QQ
Title: Counting atoms in nanoparticles and nanostructures using electron energy loss spectroscopy

Dr. James Wilton-Ely (confirmed)

Affiliation: Imperial College of London, (UK)
Title: Sensing and Medical Imaging Using Functionalised Gold Nanostructures.

Dr. Karsten Haupt (confirmed)

Affiliation: Head of Institute
Compiègne University of Technology
CNRS Institute Enzyme and Cell Engineering
Rue Roger Couttolenc, CS 60319
60203 Compiègne cedex
Title: Molecularly imprinted polymer nanogels and nanocomposites as antibody mimics for medical diagnostics and treatment.

Dr. Bingqing Wei (confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716, USA
Title: Carbon Nanostructures for Energy Storage Applications.

Dr. Vuk Uskokovic (confirmed)

Affiliation: College of Engineering and College of Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
851 South Morgan Street, Room 218
Chicago, IL 60607-7052, USA
Title: Deficiencies and potentialities of calcium phosphate nanoparticles as components of advanced biomaterials

Dr. Shu Hotta (confirmed)

Affiliation: Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan
Title: Dual Role of Highly Crystalline Organic Semiconductors