Keynote Speaker

Roger Tsien, Nobel Laureate 2008, University of California, San Diego, USA.    Engineering Chromophores for Biological Imaging

Plenary Speakers

Zhenan Bao, Stanford University, USA.


Organic Transistor Based Sensors for Flexible Electronic Skin

Paul Burn, University of Queensland, Australia.


Solid-State Dendrimer Sensors

Yong Cao, South China University of Technology, China.


Development of Water/Alcohol Soluble Conjugated Polymers as Highly Efficient Electron Injection/Transporting Layer : Towards All Printable Polymer light-emitting  Devices and Displays

Hiroyuki Isobe, Tohoku University, Japan.


Functional Assembly of Amphiphilic Carbon Clusters

Bert Meijer, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands.


The Self-Assembly of Functional Π-Electron Systems

Invited Speakers

Hector Abruna, Cornell University, USA


Transport Behavior and Delocalization Effects in Inorganic and Organic Assemblies

Chihaya Adachi, Kyushu University, Japan


Up-Conversion of Molecular Excitons from Triplet into Singlet Excited
States and Their Application into Organic Light Emitting Diodes

Harry Anderson, Oxford University, UK


Conjugated Porphyrin Oligomers: Multi-Functional Π-Systems

Chantal Andraud, ENS Lyon, France


Novel Probes for Nonlinear Microscopies

Ana Arias, Xerox PARC, USA


Flexible Printed Sensor Tape based on Solution Processed Materials

Peter Bäuerle, University of Ulm, Germany


Thiophene-Based Materials for Photovoltaics of the Third Generation

David Beljonne, University of Mons, Belgium


Electronic Structure at Organic Interfaces: Implications for Organic Solar Cells

Fabio Biscarini, ISMN Bologna, Italy


Ultra-Thin Film Field Effect Transistors as Biotransducers and Sensors

Graciela Blanchet, Nano Terra Inc., USA


Reduction of Metallic Conductivity of SWNT by a Cyclo-Addition Reaction

Lin Chen, Northwestern University, USA


Effects of Π-Conjugation and Π-Π Stacking in Organic Photovoltaic Materials of Diblock Low Bandgap Polymers and Model Oligomers

Bong Rae Cho, Korea University, Korea


Two-Photon Probes for Bioimaging

Paulette Clancy, Cornell University, USA


Computational Insight Towards Understanding Design Rules for Functional Π-Electron Systems

Eugenio Coronado, University of Valencia, Spain


Magnetic Molecular (Super)Conductors

Xavier Crispin, Linköping University, Sweden


A Water Gate Field Effect Transistor

Luisa DeCola, University of Münster, Germany


(Electro)Luminescent Metal Complexes and their Porous Crystalline Assemblies

Dennis Dougherty, California Institute of Technology, USA


The Cation-π Interaction and its Role in Chemistry and Biology

Antonio Facchetti, Polyera Inc., USA


Semiconducting Polymers for Printed Transistors and Circuits

Richard Friend, University of Cambridge, UK


Excitons at Organic Semiconductor Heterointerfaces

Dan Frisbie, University of Minnesota, USA


Printed, Low Voltage Polymer Transistors and Circuits

Robert Haddon, University of California at Riverside, USA


Resonating Valence Bond and Charge Density Wave States in Phenalenyl-Based Neutral Radical Molecular Conductors

Samson Jenekhe, University of Washington, USA


High Performance Polymer Solar Cells: Tailoring Materials and Devices

Mario Leclerc, Université Laval, Canada


Plastic Solar Cells

Emil List, Graz University of Technology, Austria


Novel Concepts for Stable Blue Light Emitting Materials and Devices

Lynn Loo, Princeton University, USA


Highly Conducting Water-Dispersible Polymers for Broad Applications in Organic Electronics

Christine Luscombe, University of Washington, USA


Understanding the Origin of Control in the Kumada Catalyst Transfer Polycondensation for the Synthesis of Poly(3-Hexylthiophene)

George Malliaras, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint Etienne, France


Organic Bioelectronics

Jenny Nelson, Imperial College London, UK


Relationship between Chemical Structure, Microstructure and Optoelectronic Properties in Polythiophene: Methanofullerene Blend Films

Thuc-Quyen Nguyen, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA


Understanding Phase Separation in DPP(TBFU)2:PC71BM Bulk Heterojunction Solar Cells

Kirk Schanze, University of Florida, USA


Properties and Applications of Linear, Branched and Dendritic Conjugated Polyelectrolytes

Greg Scholes, University of Toronto, Canada


Quantum-Coherent Eenergy Transfer Involing П-Electron Systems and Conjugated Polymers

Natalie Stingelin-Stutzmann, Imperial College London, UK


Bringing Conjugated Polymer Semiconductors to Order

Timothy Swager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


Chemistry and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes

Kazuo Takimiya, Hiroshima University, Japan


Design and Synthesis of New Heteroarene-Based Organic Semiconductors for Thin-Film Transistors

Luisa Torsi, University of Bari, Italy


Recent Developments in OTFT Sensors and Biosensors

Lixiang Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Electroluminescent Polymers and Dendrimers for PLED

Scott Watkins, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia


Small Molecules and Non-Conjugated Polymers in Organic Solar Cells: Materials and Interfaces

Xiaowei Zhan, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China


Fused-Ring Molecules and Polymers: Synthesis, Self-Assembly and Device Applications

Xi Zhang, Tsinghua University, China


Supramolecular Amphiphiles For Controlled Self-Assembly

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