Alfonso Maria Ponsiglione, Dept. of Chemical, Materials and Production Engineering, University “Federico II”, Italy
The role of hydrogels in the development of polymer contrast agents for MRI
Amin Bigham-Sadegh DVM
, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shahrekord University, Iran.
Andrey Mikhailov, Moscow Polytechnic University, Russia
Structure and transfer properties of hydrogels for tissue cultutre cultivating in bioreactor
Ara Nazarian, Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, USA
Aurelio Pedroza Sandoval, Unidad Regional Universitaria de Zonas Áridas, Universidad Autónoma de Chapingo, México
hydrogel in agriculture
Dae Hyeok Yang, Catholic University of Korea, Republic of Korea.
Dibyendu Sekhar Bag, Defence Materials and Stores Research and Development Establishment, India
Deon Bezuidenhout , Cardiovascular Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Bioactive Hydrogels for Cardiovascular Applications

Enza Torino, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, IIT@CRIB – Center for Advanced Biomaterials for Health Care CABHC, Napoli, Italy.
Development of hydrogels nanostructures for multimodal imaging applications
Fred MacKintosh, Department of Physics and Astronomy, VU University, Netherlands

Gary Chinga Carrasco, PFI, Focus area Biocomposites, Norway
Guillaume Sudre, Ingénierie des Matériaux Polymères, Université de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1,  France
Microstructure gradients within physical hydrogels of chitosan
Hanying ZhaoCollege of Chemistry, Nankai University, China
Protein-based nanogels and hydrogels
Charlotte Hauser,Laboratory for Nanomedicine, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Jae Hyun Jeong, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Soongsil University, South Korea
Self-folding of Multi-layered Hydrogel Designed for Biological Machine

Jinbo Li, State Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Life Science,School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering,Nanjing University
Jose Paulo S. Farinha, CQFM and Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon, PORTUGAL
Mahdiyar Shahbazi, Research Institute of Food Science and Technology (RIFST), Iran
Mahesh B , Department of Chemistry, JSS Academy of Technical Education, India
Nandor Bekesi, Instituto de Optica Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Spain
Nihal Engin Vrana, PROTiP Medical, France
Orhan YALÇIN, Omer Halisdemir University, TURKEY
Philippe Barthélémy, Bordeaux University, ChemBioPharm, France.
Tuning Supramolecular Gel Properties: a New Paradigm for Sustained Drug Delivery
Renata Nunes Oliveira, Engenharia de Materiais, Departamento de Engenharia Química, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hydrogels loaded with natural products for woundcare
Riess Gisbert, Polymer Chemistry, Department of Polymer Engineering and Science, Austria
Novel urea-siloxane copolymers as gelling agent for cosmetic applications
Ryan Gilbert, Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
In situ Alignment of Electrospun Fibers to Promote the Directed Regeneration of Axons
Roberto Fernández de Luis, Basque Center for Materials, Applications & Nanostructures (BCMaterials), Technological Park of Zamudio, Spain
Shingo Tamesue, Department of Material Science and Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Niigata University, Japan
Supramolecular adhesive hydrogel system by using cationic substituents and layered inorganic compounds
Tomas BobulaContipro a.s.,  Czech Republic
Photofabrication of 3D hydrogel structures of hyaluronan for biomedical applications
Tae Hyun Choi, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Republic of Korea
Skin-on-a-chip model simulating inflammation, edema and drug-based treatment
Valeriy Luchnikov, Institut de Science des Matériaux de Mulhouse, CNRS LRC 736115, FRANCE
Time-programmed release of a model fluorescent drug from self-scrolled chitosan hydrogel microtubes.
Wael M. Talaat, College of Dental Medicine, University of Sharjah, UAE
Yajiang Yang, School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China
Yu Chen, School of  Material Science and Engineering, Beijing Insititute of Technology, China
The Novel Physical Hydrogels Prepared from Chitosan
Yuji Suzaki, Laboratory for Chemistry and Life Science Institute of Innovative Research Tokyo Institute of Technology Osakada-lab, Japan
Zahra Mohammadi, Texas A&M University, Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, United States.
Biomimetic hydrogels and their application in medicine and environment.
Zizi I. Abdeen, Polymers Laboratory, Petrochemicals department, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute (EPRI), Egypt.
Eve J. Harrison, Department of Clinical Studies–New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, USA
The use of liquid hydrogel bandages in surgical incisions