Dr. Laura Rodriguez Raurell (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Inorganic Chemistry Department, University of Barcelona, Spain
Title: Playing with luminescent Au(I) organometallic systems: hydrogels, rods and vesicles

Dr. Giacomo Bergamini (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Photochemistry Department, University of Bologna, Italy

Polysulfurated aromatic molecules as ligands in multichromophoric supramolecular networks

Dr. Nelsi Zaccheroni (Confirmed)

Affiliation: PhotoChemistry Department, University of Bologna, Italy

Merging nanotechnology and luminescent signalling

 Dr. Mark Heron (Confirmed)

Affiliation: School of Chemistry, University of Leeds, UK
Title: Merocyanine Dyes and Photochromic Naphthopyrans

Dr. Amparo Faustino (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Title: Tetrapyrrolic macrocycles as anion and metal cation sensors: a comparative study on the sensorial ability of porphyrin and corrole derivatives

Dr. Pier Luigi Gentili (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Biology and Biotechnology, University of Perugia, Italy
Title: The Fuzziness of a Chromogenic Spirooxazine

Dr. Joao Carlos Lima (Confirmed)

Affiliation:  REQUIMTE, Faculty of Science and Technology, University NOVA of Lisbon, Portugal
Title:  Multiplexing Light Outputs/Inputs in Nucleic Acid Sensors and Actuators

Dr. Jorge Romero (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Centro de Investigación en Química Aplicada, San Jose de los Cerritos, Coahuila, Mexico
Title: Bioconjugated particle preparation of poly(g-glutamic acid(/oligophenylethynilene)

Dr. Sergey Borisov (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute of Analytical Chemistry and Food Chemistry, Graz University of Technology, Graz, Austria
Title: New high-performance materials for optical sensing and imaging of methabolic parameters

Dr. Fábio Fernandes (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Centro de Química-Física Molecular and IN, IST, UTL, Lisbon, Portugal

Characterization of PI(4,5)P2 distribution in membranes through fluorescence spectroscopy

Dr. Tashiro Kentaro (Confirmed)

Affiliation: International Center for Materials Nanoarchitectonics (WPI-MANA), National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
Title: Metal-metal interactions as a probe to visualize the interplays between molecules

Dr. Pierre-Yves Renard (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Normandie university, UMR 6014 CNRS COBRA & FR 3038 INC3M, University of Rouen; CNRS; INSA of Rouen, France
Title: Strategies for post synthetic hydrosolubilization of fluorophores

Dr. Johannes Gierschner (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies – IMDEA Nanoscience, Madrid, Spain
Title: Highly Luminescent Single Crystals for Organic Optoelectronics

Dr. Masayoshi Higuchi (Confirmed)

Affiliation: National Institute for Materials Science, Japan
Title: Electrochromic devices using a metallo-supramolecular polymer film

Dr. Ana Margarida Silva (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Faculty of Science, University of Porto, Portugal
Title: Sustainable synthesis and chemical modifications of rhodamine based chemosensors

Dr. Alfons Penzkofer (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Fakultät für Physik, Universität Regensburg, Germany
Title: Photo-cycle dynamics of blue light activated cyclases

Dr. Mogens Brøndsted Nielsen (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Title: Photochromic Compounds for Molecular Electronics

Dr. Joakim Andreasson (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden
Title: Photochromic control of energy transfer processes on DNA scaffolds

Dr. Janos Erostyak (Confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Pécs, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Experimental Physics, Hungary

Fluorescence quenching and energy transfer in newly derived cavitands’ host-guest complexes

Dr. Claudia Caltagirone (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dipartimento di Chimica Inorganica ed Analitica, Università degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy

Drug Loaded Fluorescent Cubosomes for Theranostic Applications

Dr. Maria Sameiro Torres Gonçalves (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Chemistry Department, University of Minho, Gualtar Campus, Portugal
Title: Long-wavelength fluorescent probes based on new Nile Blue derivatives

Dr. Luís Filipe V. Ferreira (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Centro de Química-Física Molecular, Complexo Interdisciplinar, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa, Portugal
Title: A spectroscopic characterization of pigments, glazes and pastes of the Portuguese tin-glazed earthenware from the 16th century and 17thcenturies

Dr. Rui Fausto (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Strategies for Selection of Conformational States of Matrix-Isolated Molecules: Case Studies

Dr. Fred Brouwer (Confirmed)

Affiliation:  University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Title:  Fluorescent probes for contact

Dr. Jean-Luc Fillaut (Confirmed)

Affiliation:  Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, University of Rennes 1, France

Engineering of neutral cyclometallated platinum(II) complexes incorporating acetylide ligands for chemosensing

Dr. Lidong Li (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Univeristy of Science and Technology Beijing, China
Title: Tunable Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence

Dr. Yao Hiroshi (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Graduate School of Material Science, University of Hyogo
Title: Tunable Metal-Enhancement Fluorescence

Dr. Frédéric Castet (Confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Bordeaux, France
Title: Multistate nonlinear optical switches

Dr. Matthew J. Allen (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University, USA
Title: Application of Luminescent Lanthanide Complexes in Catalysis

Dr. Milko van der Boom (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Weizmann Institute of Science, Department of Organic Chemistry, Israel

Surface Confined Molecular Assemblies for Electrochromic Applications

Dr. Orhan Güney (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Letters, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey
Title: Design of fluorescent materials for selective optical sensing of metal ions

Dr. Vicente L. Cebolla (Confirmed)

Affiliation: CSIC, Instituto de Carboquímica, Zaragoza, Spain
Title: Fluorescence Detection by Intensity Changes (FDIC), a useful analytical tool for complex mixtures based on non-covalent interactions

Dr. Cesar Laia (Confirmed)

Affiliation:  REQUIMTE, Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science and Technology, University NOVA of Lisbon, Portugal

Unraveling Photochromic and Photoluminescent Inorganic Pigments of Zeolite 4A Intercalating Chalcogen Clusters

Dr. Gaëlle Cane (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dept of Immunology, Genetics & Pathology, Uppsala University Biomedical Center, Sweden
Title: Molecular Profiling of Colorectal Cancer by Proximity Ligation Assays

Dr. Katharina Uhlir (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Conservation Science Department, Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Austria
Title: X-ray fluorescence analysis in the field of cultural heritage – The PART II spectrometer and its applications

Dr. Felix Zelder (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Zürich, Switzerland
Title: Corrin-based Chemosensors for Cyanide: Fundamentals and Applications

Dr. Sylvain Achelle (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Institut des Sciences Chimiques de Rennes, Université de Rennes 1, France
Title: Conjugated pyrimidine derivatives : From synthesis to fluorescent sensors and non linear optical applications

Dr. Piotr Bojarski (Confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Gdansk, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Institute of Experimental, Physics, Gdansk, Poland
Title: Energy transfer and local dye concentration in silica and and titanium dioxide nanofilms

Dr. Viviane Pilla (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Federal University of Uberlândia, Brasil
Title: Spectroscopic and Thermal Characterization in Natural Dye: Annatto and Anthocyanin

Dr. Krzysztof Dobek (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Adama Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Physics, Umultowksa 85, Poznan, Poland

Temperature effects on photophysical properties of Coumarin 102 and Coumarin 153

Dr. M. Elisabete. C. D. Real Oliveira (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Centre of Physics, University of Minho, Campus of Gualtar, Braga, Portugal
Title: Development of functionalized Dioctadecyldimethylammonium Salts (DODAX)/Monoolein (MO) nanovetors for controlled drug delivery

Dr. Alessandra Garau (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche e Geologiche, University of Cagliari, Italy

New coumarin-based fluorescent chemosensors for Hg2+ detection

Dr. Ute Resch-Genger (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Division Biophotonics, BAM Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Germany
Title: Methods for the determination of the optical properties and the surface chemistry of fluorescent particles

Dr. Kazuki Nakamura (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Graduate School of Advanced Integration Science, Chiba University, Japan
Title: Thermoswitchable emission and coloration of composite films containing emissive molecules and fluoran dyes

Dr. Ishita Mukerji (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Molecular Biology & Biochemistry Dept., Wesleyan University, Hall-Atwater Labs, Middletown, USA
Title: Applying 6-Methylisoxanthopterin-Enhanced Fluorescence To Examine Protein-DNA Interactions in the Picomolar Range

Dr. Andrea Pucci (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry, University of Pisa, Italy
Title: Chromogenic materials based on luminescent molecular rotors

Dr. Martina Cacciarini (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dept. of Chemistry “U. Schiff”, University of Firenze, Italy
Title: Dihydroazulene/vinylheptafulvene-based chemodosimeters for thiols

Dr. Mercedes Novo Rodríguez (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, Facultade de Ciencias, Lugo, Spain
Title: Dynamics of DNA binders studied by Single-Molecule Fluorescence Tecniques

Dr. Blake Peterson (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry, The University of Kansas, USA
Title: Design and Synthesis of Fluorescent Molecular Probes Based on Principles of Medicinal Chemistry

Dr. Andreia Leite (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas de Abel Salazar, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

Fluorescent Iron Chelators with Antimicrobial Activity: Insights on Structure Activity Relationships from Spectroscopic Studies in Liposomes

Dr. Michel Negrerie (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Laboratoire d’Optique et Biosciences, INSERM U696, UMR7645, Ecole
Polytechnique, 91120 Palaiseau, France
Title: Time-resolved absorption spectroscopy of nitric oxide protein sensors

Dr. Graham Hungerford (Confirmed)

Affiliation:  HORIBA Jobin-Yvon IBH, Glasgow, UK
Title:  Time-resolved luminescence to study a protein interaction and conformation

Dr. Alexey Feofanov (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia. And M.V.Lomonosov Moscow State University, Biological Faculty, Moscow Russia.

Combining fluorescence microscopy and bioengineering approach to discover new potassium Kv1.x channel blockers

Dr. Vilija Krisciuniene (Confirmed)

Affiliation:  Kaunas University of Technology, Institute of Synthetic Chemistry
Radvilenu pl. 19 Kaunas LT-50254 Lituania
Title:  Selective and sensitive chemosensors based on 1′3,3 4-tetrahydrospiro[chromene-2,2′-indole] derivatives for the optical detection of cyanide ion

Dr. Kenjiro Hanaoka (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences,The University of Tokyo, Japan
Title: Development of Far-Red to Near-Infrared Fluorescent Dyes and their Applications to Multicolor Bio-imaging

Dr. Graça Neves Morgado (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Organic Chemistry Department, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Title: New b-functionalized meso-tetraarylporphyrins as red fluorescent probes for metal cations.

Dr. Anabela Sousa de Oliveira (Confirmed)

Affiliation: CQFM – Centro de Química – Física Molecular and IN – Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Av. Rovisco Pais 1049-001, Lisboa, Portugal

PAHs in Fish From Guanabara Bay accessed by Fixed and Synchronous Fluorescence

Dr. Isabelle Leray (Confirmed)

Affiliation: PPSM, (CNRS UMR 8531), ENS-Cachan, France

Selective detection of alcali cation by calixarene-based fluorescent sensor

Dr. Yu Tian (Confirmed)

Affiliation: School of Municipal and Environmental Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Title: Fluorescence identification of key membrane foulants in membrane bioreactor for wastewater treatment

Dr. Elena Lalinde Peña (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Departamento de Química Inorgánica; Centro de Investigación en Síntesis Química (CISQ). Facultad de Ciencias, Estudios Agroalimentarios e Informática, La Rioja, Spain

Stimuli-responsive luminescent platinum-lead clusters

Dr. Joana Barata (Confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Aveiro, Organic Chemistry Department, Portugal
Title: Designing new photoactive systems for biomedical applications based on corrole macrocycles and nanoparticles

Dr. Onder Pekcan (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Mühendislik ve Doğa Bilimleri Fakültesi, Istanbul, Turkey
Title: Fluorescence Study on Film formation from Polymer/Inorganic-oxide Based Composites

Dr. Marco Montalti (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Chemistry Department, University of Bologna, Italy
Title: Self-assembled fluorogenic nanoparticles for photo-tunable multicolour fluorescence imaging

Dr. Hiroyuki Asanuma (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Molecular Design and Engineering,
Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya University, Japan
Title: Stemless linear probe with multiple fluorophores on D-threoninols for the fluorescent imaging of m-RNA in cell

Dr. Jubaraj B. Baruah (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, India
Title: Ion and molecular recognition by fluorescent receptors

Dr. Mireille Blanchard-Desce (Confirmed)

Affiliation: University of Bourdaux, France
Title: Engineering of ultra-bright molecular based organic nanoparticles. Towards molecular plasmonics?

Dr. Adelaide Almeida (Confirmed)

Affiliation: CESAM – Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar, Deparment of Biology, University of Aveiro, Portugal
Title: Bioluminescence and its application in the monitoring of new antimicrobial treatments

Dr. Maria Pilo (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dipartimento di Chimica e Farmacia, Università di Sassari, Via Vienna 2, 07100 Sassari, Italy

Terthiophene-appended Ru(II)-terpyridine complexes: nature of the tether and luminescent behaviour

Dr. Burak Atakan (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of mechanical and process engineering, Faculty of Engineering
University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany

Eu3+, Tb3+ doped yttria coatings for surface temperature measurements

Dr. Fausto Puntoriero (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Dipartimento di Scienze Chimiche – Università di Messina, Italy
Title: Ultrafast energy dynamics of BODIPY/ carbohydrate supramolecular systems

Dr. Fabiano Rodembusch (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Avenida Bento Gonçalves 9500. Bairro Agronomia CEP 91501-970 – Porto Alegre, RS – Brazil
Title: Photophysical Characterization of Fluorophore-Pharmacophore dyads based on N-Heterocycles achieved by multicomponent synthesis.

Dr. Osama K. Abou-Zied (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman, Oman

Characterization of the warfarin drug-binding site of human serum albumin using fluorescent probes

Dr. Uwe Pischel (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Universidad de Huelva, Spain
Title: Borylated Arylisoquinolines: A New Class of Fluorescent Dyes as Versatile Probes, Sensors, and Switches

Dr. Maria Joao Melo (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department Conservation and Restoration
Faculty of Sciences and Technology, New University of Lisbon,
Campus Caparica, Portugal
Title: Unveiling the colors of medieval illuminations with a little help from microspectrofluorimetry, SERS and FORS

Dr. Ko Vicent Chi Chiu (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Biology and Chemistry
City University of Hong Kong, China
Title: Highly luminescent rhenium complexes with readily tunable features

Dr. Beata Joanna Myśliwa-Kurdziel (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Plant Physiology and Biochemistry; Faculty of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biotechnology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków
Title: Light-induced protochlorophyllide reduction – a key step in chlorophyll biosynthesis

Dr. Elisabete de Jesus O. Marques (Confirmed)

Affiliation: REQUIMTE, Chemistry Department, FCT, University NOVA of Lisbon, Portugal
Title: A Journey Through Fluorimetric and Colorimetric Properties of New Emissive Chromophores Bearing Vitamine B6 units.

Dr. Cristina Nuñez González (Confirmed)

Affiliation: UCIBIO-REQUIMTE, Chemistry Department, FCT-UNL, Campus de Caparica, 2829-516, Portugal

Novel Rhodamine Probes for Metal Detection in Solution, Gas Phase and Cellulose Supported Devices

Dr. David Magri (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malta, Msida, MSD 2080, Malta
Title: ’Pourbaix Sensors’: A New Class of Fluorescent Molecular Logic Gates for pE and pH based on Photoinduced Electron Transfer

Dr. Carlos Baleizão (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Centro de Química-Física Molecular – Instituto Superior Técnico, PORTUGAL
Title: Hydrid Silica Nanoparticles for intracellular pH sensing

Dr. David Wright (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Chemistry Department, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA

Fluorescent and Chromogenic Probes for Low Resource Diagnostics

Dr. Teresa Moreno García (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Departamento de Química, Universidad de La Rioja, Spain

Luminescent alkynyl phenylquinoline-based Pt(II) complexes

Dr. Mercedes Cano Esquivel (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Inorganic Chemistry Department, University Complutense of Madrid, Spain
Title: Combining luminescence properties in Liquid Crystal Materials to Generate Molecular Electronics.

Dr. Claudio Roscini (Confirmed)

Affiliation: NANOSFun grupo, ICN2, University Autonoma of Barcelona, Spain
Title: Fast-responsive photochromic materials

Dr. Raquel Gavara (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Inorganic Chemistry Department, University of Barcelona, Spain

Exploring the photophysics and aggregation mechanisms of alkynyl gold(I) compounds in water

Dr. Souchum Yin (Confirmed)

Affiliation:  College of Material, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Hangzhou Normal University, Hangzhou 310036, China
Title:  New colorimetric chemosensor containing BODIPY with large blue-shift absorption for naked eyes detection of Cu2+ and Hg2+

Dr. Bo Wegge Laursen (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Nano-Science Center and Department of Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Title: Long Fluorescence Lifetime Triangulenium Dyes

Dr. Ryota Sakamoto (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Nishihara (Inorganic Chemistry) Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science,  The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Molecular and low-dimensional systems based on luminescent dipyrrin complexes

Dr. Anatoly Metelitsa (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry, Southern Federal University, Russian Federation, Russia.

Photochromic spiropyrans for fluorescent molecular switches

Dr. Anatoly Chenyshev (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Laboratory of Photochemistry, Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry, Russia

Ionochromism of azole substituted spiroindolinenaphthopyrans

Dr. Kunbo Wang (Confirmed)

Affiliation:  Institute of Cotton Research of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China
Title: What we can see from the comparisons with genomic maps to FISH maps in cotton (Gossypium)

Dr. Carlos D. S. Brites (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Departamento de Física & CICECO, Universidade de Aveiro, Campus de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal

Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials for Nanothermometry

Prof. Dr. Jose M. Leal (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Chemistry Department, University of Burgos, 09001 Burgos, Spain

Dimerization of Doxorubicin. New Insights into the Mechanism of Nucleic Acid/Doxorubicin Interaction

Dr. Luiz Oliveira de Faria (Confirmed)


Depto. de Eng. Nuclear, UFMG,  Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil


Investigation of Photoluminescent Properties of PBAT Copolymers Induced by High Energy Radiation

Dr. Stephen J Butler (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Durham University, Department of Chemistry, Durham, UK

EuroTracker Dyes: Highly Emissive Europium Complexes as Alternative Organelle Stains for Live Cell Imaging

Dr. Olivier Galangau (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Nara Institute of Science and Technology, NAIST. Talayama, Ikoma, Japan

Photochromic properties of newly designed symmetrical and non-symmetrical perfluoro-diarylethenes: influence of the benzothiophene

Prof. Dr. Norihisa KOBAYASHI (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Department of Image and Materials Science, Chiba University, Japan

Reflective and emissive dual mode display with electrochromism and electrochemiluminescence

Dr. Alcindo A. Dos Santos (Confirmed)

Affiliation: Locsin, Departamento de Química Fundamental, Instituto de Quimica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil

Selenium and Tellurium Fluorescent Probes for Reactive Oxygen Species Determination and Cell Labeling