Abstract submission

Online abstract submission is now closed.    If you would like to submit an abstract please email dawn.stewart@iop.org



Contributions for oral and/or poster presentations are invited. Abstracts of a maximum of one page (including a maximum of 1 figure and a maximum of 5 references) should be submitted online by 29 February 2016.

The subject topics are:

  • Foam Structure and Related Packing Problems
  • Foam Stability: Drainage, Coarsening, Coalescence
  • Flowing Foams and Interfacial Rheology
  • Foams and Particles
  • Foams for Novel Materials
  • Physical Chemistry of Foams and Thin Liquid Films
  • Industrial Applications of Foams


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Information for submitting your abstract

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  • Length: 1x A4 page including all figures, text and references
  • File format: .pdf and .docx
  • Page size: A4 paper (N.B. not US Letter), 25mm margins, no page numbers or running heading/footers (these will be added during production of the abstract book)
  • Font: Arial or Helvetica, size 11pt
  • Title: include the full title in the submission file, do not use all caps
  • Authors and affiliations: include full names of all co-authors and corresponding affiliations, with presenting author underlined
  • Abstract text: single line spaced
  • Abstract figures/references: include an informative caption for 1 figure, scheme, or illustration in your abstract. The abstract books will be in black and white, so check any colour figures to be sure they remain intelligible in greyscale.


The corresponding author will receive an email confirming the submission. If you do not receive an email, your abstract may not have been received and you are advised to contact the conferences team by email to conferences@iop.org or by telephone to +44 (0)20 7470 4800.

Abstract amendments

Authors can amend their submission online up until the abstract submission deadline.



If you are unable to submit your abstract online, please email the conferences team by email to conferences@iop.org or telephone to +44 (0)20 7470 4800. Please ensure that you quote the name of the event when contacting us.

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline:
    29 February 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    17 May 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    27 June 2016