Monday 4 July

Please note that the programme is subject to change

Session A: Plenary  - Joly Theatre

09:00 Welcome address


(Plenary) Solid foams using emulsions as templates
Véronique Schmitt, Université de Bordeaux, France
Joly Theatre


Refreshments and exhibition- Hamilton Building Concourse


Session B: Foam structure and related packing problems

Joly Theatre


Session E: Physical chemistry of foams and thin liquid films

Maxwell Theatre

10:30 (Invited) Order and disorder in foams and related systems: Local and Global effects
Sascha Hilgenfeldt, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  (Invited) Frog foams and natural protein surfactants 
Alan Cooper, Glasgow University, UK

Contributed presentations

11:00 Mixing and ordering in two-dimensional bidisperse foams
Marc Durand, Université Paris, France

  On how hydrogen bonds affect foam stability  
Cosima Stubenrauch, University of Stuggart, Germany

11:20 Topological changes in wet 2D foams 
Friedrich Dunne, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

  Surface-driven flows in liquid foams: what can we learn from molecular dynamics simulations?
Laurent Joly, Institut Lumière Matière, France

11:40 Many-body interactions in foams and emulsions
Reinhard Höhler, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France


Thermocapillary forced-drained foam: effect of surface rheology
Marie-Caroline, Jullien, CNRS/ESPCI, France

12:00 Mechanics and the shape of cells in soap froth and open-cell foams
Andrew Kraynik, Sandia National Labs (retired) USA

  Foams for water remediation: from ion to particulate flotation 
Micheau Cyril, CEA/ICSM, France



Rigid polyelectrolyte/surfactant mixtures: Adsorption behavior and foam film stability
Martin Uhlig, TU Berlin, Berlin

12:40 Lunch - The Deloitte Gallery and Studio 2

Session C: Foam structure and related packing problems (contd.)

Joly Theatre


Session F: Physical chemistry of foams and thin liquid films (contd.)

Maxwell Theatre

  Contributed presentations
14:20  What is the shape of an air bubble on a liquid surface?
Paulo Teixeira, ISEL and CFTC-UL, Portugal

  Tracking surface foam films by nonlinear optics
Oriane Bonhomme, ILM - University Lyon 1, France

14:40 Curvature driven motion of soap cells in toroidal Hele-Shaw cells
Adil Mughal, Aberystwyth University, UK

  Coalescence in draining foams made of very small bubbles
Dominique Langevin, Université Paris Sud, France

15:00 Extending the cone model to the Kelvin foam
David Whyte, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

  Surfactant-induced rigidity of interfaces: a unified approach to free and dip-coated films
Lorene Champougny, ESPCI - Gulliver, France

15:20 The approach to the limit of a wet two-dimensional foam: a puzzle
Stefan Hutzler, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

  Influence of physicochemical interactions between particles and organic compounds on mineral foams stability
Mélodie Auriol. CRPP/CNRS, France

15:40 Refreshments and exhibition - Hamilton Building concourse

Session D: Imaging foams

Joly Theatre


Session G: Foams and particles

Maxwell Theatre

  Contributed presentations

16:20 The surface tells it all: Relationship between bulk and surface fractions of liquid dispersions
Emilie Forel, LPS, Université Paris Sud, France 

  Clay flotation: effect of TTAB cationic surfactant on foaming and stability of illite clay micro-aggregates foams
Julie Chapelain, CEA Marcoule, France

16:40 In situ and X-ray tomography of aqueous foams: Analysis of foam structure generation
Francisco García-Moreno, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie, Germany

  Effect of mesoporous silica nanoparticles on the foam stability and decontamination efficiency
In-Ho Yoon, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Republic of South Korea

17:00 Fast synchrotron X-ray tomography of dynamic processes in metallic foams
Paul H Kamm, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin, Germany

  3 Phase foams in flotation systems
Robert Pugh, Nottingham Trent University, UK
17:20 Particle dynamics in liquid metallic films and foams studied by synchrotron radioscopy
Korbinian Heim, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

  Theoretical and experimental study of morphology evolution of microstructured polystyrene foams prepared by thermally induced phase separation
Andra Nistor, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic

17:40 TBC

  Complex rheology of suspensions controlled by capillary forces in thin liquid films
Andrea Scagliarini, Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energies, Germany

18:00 End of sessions 

Key dates

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