AoA Community Building 2017

​The annual "Area of Advance: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology" community building activity will take place 21-23 August. Join us, present your work and get the best cross-disciplinary Nano-feedback and inspiration possible at Chalmers!
The community building activity includes a broad scientific programme with lectures, a poster exhibition, and discussions in combination with team building and networking. You can get an impression of last year's event here: Community Building Event 2016 (Video)
When: 21–23 August 2017
Where: Strandberg Falkenberg (
Last day of registration: 16 June 2017 (Link in the navigation list on the left)
Last day of poster abstract submission
: 18 July 2017

Confirmed speakers:
Peter Nordlander, Physics, Nanoparticles and Nanophotonics, (Rice University, TX).
Luisa deCola, Supramolecular and Biomaterial Chemistry, (Institut SIS, Université de Strasbourg).
Fredrik Höök, Biological Physics, Bioanalytics and cell-membrane mimics, (Chalmers).
Mathieu Kociak, Physics, Nanoplasmonics and Nanooptics, (LPS, Université Paris Sud).
Katarina Edwards, Colloid and Surface Chemistry, (Uppsala University).
Witlef Wieczorek, Physics, Mechanical Quantum Devices, (Chalmers).
Jeremy Levy, Physics, Oxide nanoelectronics and nanotransport, (University Pittsburgh, PA).
Herre van der Zant, Physics, Electronic tranport properties of molecules and nanoparticles, (TU Delft).
Åsalie Hartmanis, Director of SwedNanoTech, an organisation aiming to connect the various actors within the Swedish nanoscience community.

The event is free of charge, but registration is required at the latest by June 16. For PhD students and PostDocs submission of a poster abstract and participation in the poster exhibition at the event is mandatory. (Posters should be "standard" A0-sized.)
Registered participants who do not appear at the conference will be charged 500 SEK. If you have registered but are unable to come please contact the organisation committee ( up until July 18.
The Organising Committee:

Published: Mon 14 Aug 2017.