The following speakers will give invited lectures at the 6th International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials in Sitges, near Barcelona, 11-15 March 2019.

Abstracts are invited by Friday 12 October for more than 250 oral presentations and large poster sessions within the conference symposia.

Full information and online submission is available at:


  • Yury Gogotsi, Drexel University USA
  • Lei Jiang, Beihang University, China
  • Ian Manners, University of Bristol, UK
  • Mohammad K. Nazeeruddin, EPFL, Switzerland


  • Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Carnegie Mellon University, USA
  • Clément Sanchez, Collège de France, France


  • Markus Antonietti, Max-Planck-Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, Germany
  • Martina Stenzel, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Molly M. Stevens, Imperial College London, UK


Symposium A: Biohybrids, biomaterials and biological materials

  • Lia Addadi, Weizmann Institute, Israel
  • Joanna Aizenberg, Harvard University, USA
  • Lennart Bergstrom, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Peter Fratzl, Max Planck Institute, Germany
  • Kazunori Kataoka, The University of Tokyo and Industrial Promotion, Japan
  • Ali Khademhosseini, UCLA, USA
  • Eugenia Kumacheva, The University of Toronto, Canada
  • Sébastien Lecommandoux, University of Bordeaux, France
  • Luis M. Liz-Marzán, CIC, Spain
  • João F. Mano, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Samuel Stupp, Northwestern University, USA

Symposium B: Functional hybrid nanomaterials, nanocomposites and their applications

  • David Avnir, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • C. Jeffrey Brinker, University of New Mexico, USA
  • David Cahen, Weizmann Institute, Israel
  • Luisa de Cola, CNRS, France
  • Eugenio Coronado, University of Valencia, Spain
  • Ovidiu Ersen, University of Strasbourg, France
  • Andrea Ferrari, University of Cambridge, UK
  • Richard Kaner, UCLA, USA
  • João Rocha, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Paolo Samori, University of Strasbourg, France
  • Patrice Simon, Universite Paul Sabatier, France
  • Francesco Stellacci, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Bao-Lian Su, University of Namur, Belgium

Symposium C: Functional porous materials

  • Thomas Bein, Ludwig-Max-University, Germany
  • Christophe Copéret, ETH, Switzerland
  • Mohamed Eddaoudi, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
  • Lin Emsley, EPFL, Switzerland
  • Susumu Kitagawa, Kyoto University, Japan
  • Kazuyuki Kuroda, Waseda University, Japan
  • Jeffrey R Long, UCB, USA
  • Johan Martens, University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Ferdi Schüth, MPI- Mulheim, Germany
  • Christian Serre, ENS, CNRS, France
  • Michael Silverstein, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Israel
  • María Vallet-Regí, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • Pascal Van Der, Voort UGent, Belgium