Tuesday 5 July

Please note that the programme is subject to change

Session H: Plenary  - Joly Theatre


(Plenary) Dynamic interconversions of minimal surfaces
Raymond E Goldstein, University of Cambridge, UK
Joly Theatre


inFOAMation: Let's install a new platform for communication
Sascha Heitkam Technische Universität Dresden, Germany


Session I: Flowing foams and interfacial rheology

Joly Theatre


Session K: Foams for novel materials

Maxwell Theatre


(Invited) Rheology of foams near the jamming transition
Sylvie Cohen-Addad, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, France

  (Invited) Fire fighting foams: A success story
Dirk Blunk, University of Cologne, Germany
  Contributed presentations

10:30 Shear induced diffusion in dense emulsions
Gavin Ryan, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

  Precipitated silica foams for thermal insulation
Tamar Saison, Saint-Gobain Recherche, France
Refreshments and exhibition - Hamilton Building concourse

  Contributed presentations
11:20 Microstructural effects in foam fracture 
Peter Stewart, University of Glasgow, UK

  Tailoring the microporous structure of fibre materials with foam carrier
Tuomo Hjelt, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd, Finland
11:40 Shear-induced interactions between oil and aqueous foams in micropatterned surfaces    
Remy Mensire, Paris-Est University - Navier Institute, France

  Stability of foams containing fibres
Benjamin Haffner, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
12:00 Foams in a rotating drum 
Herve Caps, University of Liege - GRASP. Belguim

  From foams stabilized by coconut derived carbon particle to porous materials with hierarchical structure
Dominika Zabiegaj, CNR-IENI Genova, Italy

12:20 Phase-resolving simulation of sheared wet foam  
Sascha Heitkam, Institute of Fluid Mechanics, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany


A numerical approach for solving the light scattering model applied to solid polymeric foams
Saúl Pérez-Tamarit, University of Valladolid, Spain

12:40 Lunch - The Deloitte Gallery and Studio 2 

Session J: Flowing foams and interfacial rheology (contd.)

Joly Theatre


Session L: Foams for novel materials

Maxwell Theatre

  Contributed presentations
14:20  Soap film opera: How does a Plateau border wiggle?
Florence Elias, MSC/University, France

  Sustained satiety induced by food foams is independent of energy content, in healthy adults
Luben Arnaudov, Unilever Research and Development Vlaardingen, The Netherlands
14:40 Liquid foam opera: How does a liquid foam dance when insonified?
Juliette Pierre, Institut Jean Le Rond d’Alembert, France
  Stable foams engineered from a dipeptide fibrillar gel: the symbiotic relationship between the gel and the bubbles
Paul Clegg, University of Edinburgh, UK
15:00 Role of thermal dissipation in the attenuation of compressive waves by liquid foams
Martin Monloubou, Swansea University, UK

  Foam-like structures in ion irradiated antimonide films
Rita de Almeida, Instituto de Física - Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

15:20 The interaction between ordered foams and solid objects
Tudur Davies, Aberystwyth University, UK
  Gelation within foam skeleton
Alesya Mikhailovskaya, Université Paris-Saclay, France

15:40 Refreshments, poster session and exhibition 
17:00 End of sessions
19:15 Conference Dinner at Harbourmaster Restaurant



Key dates

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