Welcome to 6th EMN Sicily Meeting 2020!
Collaborative Conference on Advanced Materials


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To continue its success of last events at Phuket, Thailand 2015Dubrovnik, Croatia 2016Havana, Cuba 2017, Crete, Greece 2018EMN Rome 2019, the 6th EMN Sicily Meeting will be held during May 18 to 22, 2020 in Catania, Sicily, Italy!

It aims to be a unique platform for leading scientists, researchers, scholars and engineers from academia, R&D laboratories and industry around the world to exchange, share and learn the most recent advancement on various aspects related to nanotechnology, and energy-related materials and technologies. Now we set some workshops:

  • 3D Printing
    Designs and Modelling/ Materials and Methods/ Processing Technologies/ Medical Applications
    Session chair: Ying Hsi Jerry Fuh, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Advanced Electronic Materials
  • Advanced Energy Materials
    Session chair: Fuqian Yang, University of Kentucky, USA
  • Advanced Magnetic Materials
  • Advanced Nanomaterials and Devices in Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology
  • Engineering and Nanotechnology for Solar, Thermal and Other Energy Applications
    Session chair: Alexander Korsunsky, University of Oxford, UK
  • Carbon, Graphene and Other 2D materials
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Multiferroics, Ferroelectrics, and Piezoelectrics
  • Polymeric Materials
    Session chair: Eric Buhler, Paris Diderot University, France
  • Spintronics and Photonics

The meeting will be a few days of intense collaboration with great social occasions. It will be not only be a time to enjoy the company of fellow researchers in the field, but also a time to have fun with friends and family!
Contact: ccam@emnmeetings.org; emncroatia@hotmail.com
Local committee: Viviana Figà Euro-Mediterranean Institute of Science and Technology – Palermo, Italy


Speakers at a glance:

  • Keynote 
    Alexander Korsunsky
    , University of Oxford, UK
    Nanomechanics of hierarchically structured materials
    Thomas J. Webster
    , Northeastern University, USA
    Goodbye Hospitals: Hello Implantable Nanosensors
  • 3D Printing
    Designs and Modelling/ Materials and Methods/ Processing Technologies/ Medical Applications
    Ying Hsi Jerry Fuh, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Vincent Laur, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, France
    3D printing of composites for microwave devices and systems
    Ziyaur Rahman, Texas A&M University, USA
  • Advanced Electronic Materials
    Zhongtao Li, China University of Petroleum – Beijing, China
    The structral regulation of metal/Carbon nanocomposites to accelerate charges transfer during electrocatalyzing
    Ryotaro Sekine
    , Tokyo University of Science, Japan
  • Advanced Energy Materials
    Teresa Gatti, Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany
    Hole transporting materials for perovskite solar cells: limitations of benchmark species and opportunities from novel composite ones
    Larisa G. Gordeeva, Boreskov Institute of Catalysis, Russia
    MOFs as advanced adsorbents for water harvesting and thermal energy transformation technologies
    Yong Li, Southeast University, China
    Chemical Stress in amorphous wire-based electrodes

    Fuqian Yang, University of Kentucky, USA
    Nano Sb-based electrode materials for high-performance Li/Na-ion batteries
    Jun Yang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Advanced Magnetic Materials
    David Laroze, University of Tarapacá, Chile
    Szymon Chorazy, Jagiellonian University, Poland
    Wolfgang Kleemann, University Duisburg-Essen, Germany
    Novel states and functions of magnetic and polar solids at the nanoscale: supermagnetism, superglasses, nanocomposites
  • Advanced Nanomaterials and Devices in Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology
    Yizhak Marcus, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
    The Surface Tensions of Deep Eutectic Solvents Used to Estimate their Critical Temperatures
    István Szilágyi
    , University of Szeged, Hungary

    Reducing oxidative stress with hybrid nanomaterials
  • Carbon, Graphene and Other 2D materials
    Bozena Fenert, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
    Application of cellulose based adsorbents for microseparation of low-molecular mass compounds
    Partha Goswami
    , University of Delhi, India
    Unified Theoretical Description of Plasmons in Ferromagnet-Graphene-TMD van der Waals Heterostucture and Surface StateTopological Kondo Insulator
    Joanna Kargul
    , University of Warsaw, Poland
    Lucyna Lewandowska, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
    Investigations of adsorbents modified with graphene oxide nanoparticles for analytical applications and sewage treatment processes
    Krzysztof Piaskowski, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
    Carbon based nanoparticles as promising materials for wastewater processing
    George Mihail Vlasceanu, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
    Ectopic osteoinductivity in bioinspired composite biopolymer blend scaffold reinforced with graphene oxide and hydroxyapatite gradient density

  • Metals and Alloys
    Shulin Lü, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
  • Multiferroics, Ferroelectrics, and Piezoelectrics
    Zengzhe Xi, Xi’an Technological University, China
  • Polymeric Materials
    Eric Buhler, Paris Diderot University, France
    Integration of molecular motors and nanomachines into polymeric gels
    Pawel Zarzycki, Koszalin University of Technology, Poland
    Hybrid glucose based biopolymers for analysis of various micropollutants and biomarkers

  • Spintronics and Photonics
    Dina V. Deyneko, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia
    The influence of the crystal structure features on the luminescent properties in b-Ca3(PO4)2 phosphates
    Masaki Mizuguchi
    , Tohoku University, Japan
    Tokuei Sako, Nihon University, Japan


Call for abstracts: The conference organizing committee sincerely welcome the potential speakers to contribute a more exciting meeting. Email notification of contributed presentation acceptance will be provided no later than March 8th, 2020

The abstract template is available here: EMN-Abstract-Template. Abstracts from invited speakers will be accepted automatically. Please submit it as an email attachment to ccam@emnmeetings.org
  • Please underline the name of the presenting author.
  • Please limit abstracts to a single page.
  • Select Invited, Oral or Poster presentation preferred as prompted in the template.
  • Indicate preferred workshop where prompted from the options in the list of workshops.
  • Abstracts with figures are encouraged.
  • Abstracts may be submitted ONLY as Microsoft Word files. Please name your file according to the following convention prior to submission: First Name_Last Name_Conference name_ Abstract.doc (e.g. John_Smith_CCAM 2020_Abstract.doc).

Author preferences will be taken into account, however the final decision on presentation format and session will be made by the Committee and indicated in the acceptance email.


Registration

All participants including conference chairs and invited speakers need to register. Please pay registration fees according to the following schedule.
For Chinese mainland attendees, please contact the conference assistant for registration link.
Registration fee will not cover flights or accommodation.

Registration
Dates
Fees
Regular(Invited/Oral)
Before March 20, 2020
US$748
Regular(Poster)
Before March 20, 2020
US$548
Late(Invited/Oral)
March 20-April 5, 2020
US$798
Late(Poster)
March 20-April 5, 2020
US$598
Without Presentation
Before May 5, 2020
US$468
Accompany person
(without Scientific Program)
Before May 5, 2020
US$398
On-Site (Cash Only)
    May 18-20, 2020
US$898

The meeting schedule

On Site Registration Starts: 14:00 PM, May 18, 2020
Scientific Program: May 19/20/21, 2020
One-Day exchanging and collaborating: May 22, 2020

Venue
Plaza Hotel Catania ****
Viale Ruggero Di Lauria n°43, 95127 Catania CT, Italy
Tel.  095.8737040 – 095.8362406

www.plazahotelcatania.it

The meeting will be held in Plaza Hotel Catania. The hotel located at seaside with the view of Mediterranean Sea.
Accommodation: All attendees will book your stay by your own, you can choose the conference hotel, or alternatively other hotels nearby.
The Plaza Hotel Catania will offer a special group rate for attendees.
Room rate:
Double singe use € 110.00 per day (Etna view) € 120.00 per day (sea view)
Rates include Vat, tax and breakfast
City tax € 2.50 per person per day

Other hotels nearby for your information in 10 mins walking:
1. Hotel Nettuno****, Viale Ruggero di Lauria 121, 95126 Catania CT, 3 mins walking
2. B&B Hotei Catania***, Via del Rotolo, 46, 95126 Catania CT, 8 mins walking
3. Venere B&B***, Via del Rotolo, 44/46, 95126 Catania CT, 8 mins walking

Transportation:
From nearest Catania airport (Fontanarossa International Airport) to conference venue:
1. By taxi: About 8.5 Km which is around a 15 minute drive.
2. By bus/train:  bus ALIB+ train REG (from Capolinea ALIBUS to Stazione Centrale corsia esterna Palina 1, then from Stazione Catania Centrale to Picanello).

From Palermo, 3 hours by train to Catania.

Catania is the second largest city of Sicily in southern Italy, on the eastern coast of Sicily, halfway between Messina and Syracuse, at the foot of volcano Etna.


Past events

EMN Phuket, Thailand 2015
EMN Dubrovnik, Croatia 2016,
EMN 
Havana, Cuba 2017,
EMN 
Crete, Greece 2018,
EMN Rome 2019,
CCAM & 3D in Malta 2019