Links to Professional Societies:
Australasian Colloid and Interface Society
New Zealand Institute of Chemistry
Royal Australian Chemistry Institute Division of Interfaces, Colloids, and Nanomaterials 

Links to Conferences:


Western Pacific Colloids Meeting, November 15-19,  2015, Siem Reap, Cambodia. 
Vince Craig and I organised this conference to extend the traditional Australia-Japan Colloid meeting hosted by ACIS to include our colleagues in China, New Zealand, Taiwan and South East Asia.  65 delegates attended. We thank our plenary speakers, and all our speakers and poster presenters for making it such a memorable event. Our Japanese colleagues are hosting a Colloid and Interface meeting in Asahikawa, Hokkaido on 22 -24th of September 2016. Please keep an eye on their website for more details (


30th Australian Colloid and Surface Science Student Conference, February 1-4, 2016, Kioala, Australia.

ACIS is pleased to announce the 30th Australasian Colloid and Surface Science Student Conference (ACSSSC). The student conference will be hosted by The University of Sydney, with help from the Australian National University, at the Kioloa Coastal Campus. The conference is being organised by Chiara Neto (Sydney). The ACSSSC provides postgraduate students working on colloid and surface science with an opportunity to present and discuss their research in an informal, supportive and friendly atmosphere. It is also an excellent opportunity for researchers and academics to exchange the latest updates in research in an informal atmosphere, and provides that all important scientific training for students.


6th International Colloids Conference, June 19-22, 2016, Berlin, Germany

This meeting offers a unique environment, being truly International, diverse and balanced. The aim is to provide a relaxed atmosphere to stimulate new collaborations, fresh thinking and creative ideas in Colloid and Interface Science. Plenary speakers include Regine von Klitzing (TU Berlin) and Nicholas Abbott (Wisconsin). Keynote speakers include Erica Wanless (Newcastle, Australia) and Giovanna Fragneto (ILL).