28 May - 1 June 2006, Waseda, Tokyo, Japan
Chair: Professors Hiro Nishide and Kurt E. Geckeler

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Keynote Lecture

Sun, May 28
(16.30 - )
Welcome Reception
(18.30 - )
Mon, May 29
Opening Ceremony
(9.00 - 9.30)
KL Duesberg
(9.30 - 10.20)
PL Kataoka
(10.20 - 11.10)
(11.20 - 11.55)
(11.55 - 12.30)
(12.30 - 13.30)
Bio-Related Materials/
Inorganic Nanomaterials
(13.30 - 15.35)
Supramolecular Architectures/
Inorganic Nanomaterials
(15.45 - 18.50)
Short Excursion
(19.00 - )
Tue, May 30
PL Akagi
(9.00 - 9.50)
Super-Hierarchical Structures/
Self Assemblies
(9.50 - 12.20)
Poster / Lunch
(12.20 - 13.40)
Super-Hierarchical Structures/
Self Assemblies
(13.40 - 15.35)
Super-Hierarchical Structures/
Nano Clusters
(15.45 - 18.00)
(19.00 - )
Wed, May 31
PL Ober
(9.00 - 9.50)
Bio-Rerated Materials/
Nano Composites
(9.50 - 12.20)
Poster / Lunch
(12.30 - 13.40)
Gels & Bioinspiration/
Functional Polymers
(13.40 - 15.35)
(15.45 - 18.00)
"Sayonara" Party
(18.00 - )
Thu, Jun 1
Full-day Excursion
(8.00 - 18.00)

For Detailed Schedule, Click Here (pdf-file) (12 May, updated)

Final Scientific Program (pdf-file), Oral(16 May, updated), Poster(16 May, updated)

Keynote Lecture

P. Duesberg (Member of the National Academy of Sciences, Univ. of California) Berkeley, USA
Cancer: Fatal Evolutions of Selfish Chromosomes

Plenary Lectures

K. Akagi (Kyoto Univ.) Kyoto, Japan
Hyperstructured Polyacetylene

K. Kataoka (Univ. of Tokyo) Tokyo, Japan
Smart Nano-assemblies of Block Copolymers for Drug and Nucleic Acid Delivery

C. Ober (Cornell Univ.) Ithaka, USA
Nanochemistry for Controlling the Biological-Materials Interface

Invited Lectures

H.J. Adler (Dresden Univ. of Technol.) Dresden, Germany
Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Nanoparticles - From Synthetic Routes to Applications

R. Bar-Ziv (The Weizman Institute of Science) Rehovot, Israel
Artificial Genetic Networks as an Approach to Nanotechnology

J. R. Bellare (I.I.T Bombay) Mumbai, India
Nano-structures in Transient Surfactant Systems: Eroded Myelins and Interconnected Funnels

L. Bouteiller (Univ. P. & M. Curie) Paris, France
Dynamic Self-assembly of Bis-ureas into Nanotubes

F. Ciardelli (Univ. of Pisa) Pisa, Italy
Reactive Blending of Polyolefins "to Nanostructured Functional Thermoplastic Materials"

E. C. Constable (Univ. of Basel) Basel, Switzerland
Greasy Fréchet Dendrons - from Floppy Balls to Highly Ordered Two-dimensional Arrays

D. Diaz (Univ. of Mexico) Mexico City, Mexico
Synthesis and Potential Applications of Silver and Metal Oxide Colloidal Nanoparticles

S. Ermer (Lockheed Martin ATC) Redwood City, USA
Nanomaterials for Aerospace Applications

H. Fenniri (Univ. of Alberta) Edmonton, Canada
Memory and Catalytic Transfer of Conformational Chirality

M. Fujiki (Nara Institute of Science and Technology) Nara, Japan
Versatile Helical Polymer-Based Supramolecular Films: Chiroptical Inversion Switching and Memory with Re-Writable (RW) and Write-Once Read-Many-Times (WORM) Modes

K. Gothelf (Aarhus Univ.) Aarhus, Denmark
DNA-Programmed Assembly of Organic Compounds

A. Guisepp-Elie (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.) Richmond, USA
Chemically Modified Carbon Nanotubes For Amperometric Biosensing

A. Hariyono (Indonesia Inst. of Sci.) Tangerang, Indonesia
Nano-Emulsion Formed by Palm Oil Surfactants

J. Hilborn (Uppsala Univ.) Uppsala, Sweden
Synthesis of Bio-Inspired and Bio-Directed Assemblies

I. Kahwa (Univ. of the West Indies) Jamaica, West Indies
Small Nanoclusters: Mechanical and Cooperative Electronic Behavior therein

E.A. Karakhanov (Moscow State Univ.) Moscow, Russia
Nanocatalyst Based on Molecular Receptors - a Route to Green Chemistry

T. Kawai (Nara Inst. Sci. & Technol.) Nara, Japan
Conjugated Polymers for Molecular Photomemory and Photoswitch

K. Kuroda (Waseda Univ.) Tokyo, Japan
Rational Design of Inorganic Nanoporous Materials

R. Laine (Univ. of Michigan) Ann Arbor, USA
Perfect and Nearly Perfect Silsesquioxane Nanoconstruction Sites for Nanocomposites

H. Lemmetyinen (Tampere Univ. of Technol.) Tampere, Finland
Porphyrin- and Phthalocyanine-Fullerene Dyads and Triads as Molecular Layers for Light Conversion to Electricity

M. Lu (Univ. of Queensland) Brisbane, Australia
Nanoporous and Nanocomposite Materials for Clean Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies

K. Matsumoto (Waseda Univ.) Tokyo, Japan
Nano-wire Metal Complexes with One-dimensional Pt-Pt and Pt-Rh Bonds

Y. Messaddeq (IQ-UNESP) Araraquara, Brazil
Preparation and Characterization of Nanostructures Latex and Silica Spheres for Photonics Applications

T. Miyashita (Tohoku Univ.) Sendai, Japan
Functional Devices Based on Polymer Nano-Sheet Assembly

T. Momma (Waseda Univ.) Tokyo, Japan
Electrochemical Formation of Mesoporous Metal Materials

S-Y. Park (Seoul National Univ.) Seoul, Korea
Molecular Nanostructures and Nanophotonics

Y-W. Park (Seoul National Univ.) Seoul, Korea
One-Dimensional Charge Transport in Conducting Polymer Nanofibers

S-M. Peng (National Taiwan Univ.) Taipei, Taiwan
Molecular Metal Wires and Molecular Switches

R. Quijada (Univ. of Chile) Santiago, Chile
Polypropylene Nanocomposites: Study Of Different Nanoparticles And Compatibilizers

J. Ramsden (Cranfield Univ.) , Cranfield, UK
New Approaches Towards Self-Connected and Self-Organized Biomacromolecular Systems

H. Ritter (Univ. of Duesseldorf), Duesseldorf, Germany
Stimuli-Responsive Materials via Interaction of Cyclodextrins with Polymers

E. Rosenberg (Univ. of Montana) Missoula, USA
Immobilized Metal Polyamine Composites (IMPACS): Selective Anion Capturing Materials

F. Schue (Univ. of Montpellier II) Montpellier, France
Nanocomposite Resins for Restorative Materials in Dentistry

S. Takeoka (Waseda Univ.) Tokyo, Japan
Design and Preparation of Blood Substitutes Using Molecular Assembling Technologies

B-Z. Tang (Hong Kong Univ. Sci. & Technol.) Kowloon, Hong Kong
Functional Polyacetylenes: Mesomorphic Organization, Macromolecular Helicity, Supramolecular Assembly, and Biological Activity

L.-J. Wan (Chinese Academy of Sciences), Beijing, China
Self-organized Complex Architectures: Molecular Engineering and Scanning Tunneling Microscopy

H.-C. Zeng (National University of Singapore) Singapore
Synthetic Architecture of Nanomaterials