Plenary Session

  1. FORNASIERO Paolo, University of Trieste, Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Consortium INSTM, Italy, EU
    Opportunities and Challenges of Well-defined Nanocatalysts
  2. PALATINUS Lukáš, Institute of Physics of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic, EU
    Crystal Structure Analysis from Single Nanocrystals 

Session A - Nanomaterials for Electronic, Magnetic and Optic Applications. Carbon Nanostructures, Quantum Dots

Low-dimensional carbon nanostructures and their applications. Fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, nanodiamonds. Graphene, its derivates and analogues. Quantum dots and their applications. Magnetic, metal and oxidic nanomaterials, alloys. Mechanical properties of nanomaterials. Nanophotonics, spintronics, fluorescent nanomaterials, memory media, nanoelectronics, optical technologies, LED technologies.

Session B - Industrial and Environmental Applications of Nanomaterials

Applications in catalysis, photocatalysis; nanocoatings and paints, thin films, applications in civil construction, chemical, textile and consumer industries. Nanofiltration, water treatment and environmental applications. Energetics, solar cells. Lithium batteries. Nanotribology.

Session C - Bionanotechnology, Nanomaterials in Medicine

Antibacterial materials and products, biosensors, biocatalysers, biochemical applications, biogenic nanomaterials; Targeted drug transport, tissue engineering, diagnostics, MRI and other imaging and analytical methods applied in medicine, molecular analysis, antitumor therapy, intelligent biomaterials, nanoimplants, marking and separation of cells. Nanomachines, nanorobotics.

Session D - Monitoring and Toxicity of Nanomaterials

Influence of nanomaterials on environment and health, potential risks of production, applications and transport of nanomaterials; Monitoring of nanomaterials, toxicity and eco-toxicity of nanomaterials, mechanisms of interaction of nanomaterials with a cell and with living organisms, influence of a size, morphology and functionalization of nanomaterials to their toxicity. Fate of nanomaterials in environment.

Session E - Advanced Methods of Preparation and Characterization of Nanomaterials

Managed functionalization of nanomaterials, self-assembly, hybrid multidimensional systems, new methods and approaches to characterization of nanomaterials, progress in applications of electron microscopy, in scanning tunnelling microscopy and in microscopy of atomic powers, STM / AFM applications – study of chemical reactions, imaging of molecules; nanomechanics, methods of nano-manipulation, methods of computational chemistry for modelling of nanocrystalline materials and their interactions, advanced spectroscopic and synchrotron methods of study of nanomaterials.

Poster Session (A - E)

Only posters, focused on the above mentioned themes, will be accepted.