Plenary Lectures

Prof. Dick J. Broer (Eindhoven Univ. of Tech.)

Tentative title: Geometrical and topographical dynamics of liquid crystal polymer networks

Prof. Shin-Tson Wu (Univ. of Central Florida)

Tentative title: Next round of LCD innovations

Prof. Atsushi Yoshizawa (Hirosaki Univ.)

Tentative title: Liquid crystal oligomers stabilizing frustrated phases

Prof. Nicholas L. Abbott (Univ. of Wisconsin)

Tentative title: Design of liquid crystals that sense and respond to chemical and biological stimuli

Prof. Oleg Lavrentovich (Kent State Univ.)

Tentative title: Out-of-equilibrium nematics