Wednesday 6 July

Please note that the programme is subject to change

Session M: - Joly Theatre


(Plenary) Role of surfactant adsorption layers for dynamic foam properties
Slavka Tcholakova, Sofia University, Bulgaria


Foaming inspirational innovations in contemporary art
Kym Cox, Kym Cox Photography, UK


Refreshments - Hamilton building concourse


Session N: Foam stability: Drainage, coarsening coalescence

Joly Theatre


Session P: Industrial applications of foams (contd.)

Maxwell Theatre

10:40 (Invited) Generation and stability of foams made with transient polymer networks
Cécile Monteux, ESPCI, France
  Study of thermal insulation properties of new and aged polyurethane foams
Pavel Ferkl, University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, Czech Republic
   Contributed presentations
11:10 Simulating the evolution of the surface layer of crystalline foam due to coarsening
Gary Delaney, CSIRO, Australia
  Liquid oil penetration into aqueous foam
Azusa Kusaka, Kao Corporation, Japan

11:30 Life and death of not so "bare" bubble
Emmanuelle Rio, Université Paris Saclay, France
  Foam front advance during early stages of improved oil recovery
Paul Grassia, University of Straclyde, UK
11:50 Soft matter dynamics: An instrument for foam coarsening, emulsion stability and granular dynamics in space
Marco Braibanti, European Space Agency (ESA), The Netherlands

  Effect of surfactant concentration on foam: From core flood experiments to implicit-texture foam-model parameters
Sian Jones, TU Delft, The Netherlands
12:10 Interfacial properties of absorbed layers at liquid interfaces in relation to drop/bubble coalescence and the stability of disperse systems
Francesca Ravera, CNR-Institute for Energetics and Interfaces, France
  Simulation of open cell metal foams with a yield criterion by Green
Thomas Bleistein,  Universität des Saarlandes Lehrstuhl für Technische Mechanik, Germany
12:30 Bubble states with attractive forces
Michael Dennin, UCI, USA
  Novel mixed CO2/N2 foam: Stability and texture in porous media
Rahul Gajbhiye, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals
12:50 Lunch - The Deloitte Gallery and Studio 2 

Session O: Foam stability: Drainage, coarsening coalescence (contd.)

Joly Theatre

Maxwell Theatre
  Contributed presentations
14:10 Controlled foam generation using cyclic diphasic flows
Thibaut Gaillard, Université Paris-Saclay, France
  Determination of micromechanical parameters of Ni/Al and Ni/PU hybrid foams
Anne Jung, Universität des Saarlandes, Germany

14:30 How to understand and control the generation and the stability of hot and boiling foams?
Sylvain Faure, CEA, France
  Simulations of the dynamics of a foam-fibre dispersion
Vincent Langlois, Université de Lyon, France

Influence of wake size and shape on the bubble initial acceleration, local and terminal velocities
Marcel Krzan, J. Haber Institute of Catalysis and Surface Chemistry PAS, Poland

15:10     A scalable platform for functional nanomaterials
Luben Arnaudov, Unilever, The Netherlands
15:30 Refreshments Hamilton building concourse
16:30 End of conference




Key dates

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