Overview

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Date: Sunday, September 8, 2019
17:00-19:00
Welcome Reception
Foyer
Date: Monday, September 9, 2019
7:30-18:00
Registration
Foyer
08:40-09:00
Welcome Word
Des Plaines
09:00-10:00 Session 1: Optics of LC

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- Tigran Galstian , Universite Laval, Canada
Des Plaines
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
Foyer
10:30-12:05 Session 2: Non linear optics of LC

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- Philip Bos , Kent State University, United States
Des Plaines
12:15-13:30
Lunch
Grande-Allée
13:30-15:10 Session 3: Excited LC states

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- Etienne Brasselet, CNRS, Univ. Bordeaux, France
Des Plaines
15:10-15:30
Coffee Break
Foyer
15:30-17:00 Session 4: Tailored optical properties of LC

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- Francesco Simoni, Dept- SIMAU - Univ.Politecnica Marche, Italy
Des Plaines
17:15-18:15 Poster Session 1

Foyer
Date: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
7:30-18:00
Registration
Foyer
08:20-10:00 Session 5: Light steering and material deformation

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- Oleg Lavrentovich, Kent State University, United States
Des Plaines
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
Foyer
10:30-12:15 Session 6: Photo patterning and Chiral systems

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- Timothy Bunning, AFRL, United States
Des Plaines
12:15-13:30
Lunch
Grande-Allée
13:30-15:10 Session 7: Electro optic systems

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- Liang-Chy Chien, Kent State University, United States
Des Plaines
15:10-15:30
Coffee Break
Foyer
15:30-17:30 Session 8: Periodic structures and Surfaces

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- Victor Reshetnyak, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Ukraine
Des Plaines
17:25-18:15 Poster Session 2

Foyer
Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2019
7:30-12:30
Registration
Foyer
08:20-10:00 Session 9: Bio and chiral LC

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- Peter Palffy-Muhoray, Kent State University, United States
Des Plaines
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
Foyer
10:30-11:55 Session 10: Chirality and Displays

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- Maria Helena Godinho, Universidade NOVA de Lisboa, Portugal
Des Plaines
11:55-13:30
Lunch
Grande-Allée
TBC
Excursion
Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
7:30-17:15
Registration
Foyer
08:20-10:00 Session 11: Material and bioapplications

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- Janusz Parka, Institute of Applied Physics Military University of Technology, Poland
Des Plaines
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
Foyer
10:30-12:15 Session 12: Bio, materials and applications

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- Yi-Hsin Lin, National Chiao Tung University , Taiwan
Des Plaines
12:15-13:30
Lunch
Grande-Allée
13:30-15:10 Session 13: Lens and imaging

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- Rumiko Yamaguchi, Akita University, Japan
Des Plaines
15:10-15:30
Coffee Break
Foyer
15:30-17:20 Session 14: Lens and applications

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- J. Cliff Jones, University of Leeds, United States
Des Plaines
TBC
Banquet
Des Plaines
Date: Friday, September 13, 2019
7:30-12:15
Registration
Foyer
08:20-10:00 Session 15: New developments

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- Pawel Pieranski, Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université Paris-Sud, France
Des Plaines
10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
Foyer
10:30-11:35 Session 16: Optics of LC

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- Tigran Galstian, Universite Laval, Canada
Des Plaines
11:35-11:55
Wrap up
Des Plaines