13th IACIS International Conference on Surface and Colloid Science and the 83rd ACS Colloid & Surface Science Symposium

June 14 – 19, 2009
Alfred Lerner Hall
Columbia University
New York, New York

The Technical Program is now available.
Review the Schedule at a Glance and General Information.

Two international scientific groups, the International Association of Colloid and Interface Scientists and the American Chemical Society Division of Colloid and Surface Science, will come together June 14 – 19, 2009 at Columbia University Morningside Campus in New York City to host the Joint 13th International Conference on Surface and Colloid Science and the 83rd Colloid and Surface Science Symposium. This conference will bring together top researchers and technologists focusing on a wide range of topics that come under the umbrella of colloid and surface science. Symposia will include behaviors in particulate systems and at interfaces, and the application of this knowledge to a host of industrial technologies. Areas include biomedical, material science, nano-engineering, water treatment, oil recovery, mineral processing, papermaking, and energy and environmental stewardship. Papers are invited on a variety of topics in colloids and surfaces.

There are still rooms available at the hotels. Reserve a room now.



ICSCS2009 organizers are pleased to present entertainment on each evening at the Lerner Hall Auditorium (except on June 18th) as follows:

  • Sunday, June 14th, 7.30 p.m. – Welcome with Korean Drum Dances by Woori Garak Dance Company, Eun-Joo Kang, Director
  • Monday, June 15th, 6.30 p.m. – An American Evening with Multi-media Dance by High Frequency Wavelengths, Marilyn Danitz, Artistic Director
  • Tuesday, June 16th, 6.25 p.m. – An Indian Evening with Western Fusion by Kalashri School of Arts, Bina Menon, Director/Choreographer
  • Wednesday, June 17th, 6.25 p.m. – A Brazilian Evening with Samba by Grupo Ribeiro, Quenia Ribeiro, Director/Choreographer
  • Thursday, June 18th at the Banquet at Low Library – Magic Show by Prof. Gerard F.  Parkin, Chemistry at Columbia

Entertainment Coordinator
Dr. Thomas Abraham
Conference Executive Director, ICSCS2009






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