2013 ICAM Annual Conference

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

April 17-20, 2013

Conference Program

Wednesday 17 April 2013

18:30 – 21:00 Registration and Reception
CBPF

Thursday 18 April 2013

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome Remarks
Daniel Cox & Piers Coleman
Co-Directors, Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter
09:30 – 10:20 Ion Fluxes Through Nanopores and Transmembrane Channels
Marcia Barbosa, UFRGS, Brazil
10:20 – 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 – 11:40 Shape and Order in Soft Matter
Mark Bowick, Syracuse University
11:40 – 12:30 Frontiers of Emergence in Soft Matter
Ivan Smalyukh, University of Colorado, Boulder
Marcia Barbosa, UFRGS, Brazil
Mark Bowick, Syracuse University
Dominique Langevin, CNEA, Paris
Ka Yee Lee, University of Chicago
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:50 Physical Biology of Proteins involved in Cancer and Neurodegenerative Diseases
Jerson Lima Silva, UFRJ, FAPERJ
14:50 – 15:40 Development of a True Optical Analogue of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance for Biological Systems
Elad Harel, Northwestern University
15:40 – 16:30 Frontiers of Emergence in Biological Matter
Daniel Cox, University of California, Davis
Elad Harel, Northwestern University
Jerson Lima Silva, UFRJ, FAPERJ
Jose Onuchic, Rice University
16:30 – 18:00 Future Growth of ICAM
Town Hall Meeting

Friday 19 April 2013

07:45 – 09:00 ICAM Executive Committee Business Meeting
Breakfast served at main conference hotel
09:00 – 10:30 ICAM Board of Governors Committee Business Meeting
CBPF
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00 ICAM Science Steering Committee Business Meeting
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch
14:30 – 15:30 Semiconductor Nanostructures and Solar Energy Conversion
Viktor KlimovLos Alamos
15:30 – 15:45 Introduction to Frontiers of Emergence in Materials for Sustainable Energy
Mark Lusk, Colorado School of Mines
15:45 – 16:45 Frontiers of Emergence in Materials for Sustainable Energy
Gergely Zimanyi, University of California, Davis
Viktor Klimov, Los Alamos
Mark Lusk, Colorado School of Mines
16:45 – 18:00 Poster Session
20:00 – 22:00 Evening Banquet

Saturday 20 April 2013

Joint Session with Frontiers of Quantum Matter Workshop
08:30 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 10:20 Unparticles in Quantum Matter
Philip Phillips, University of Illinois
10:20 – 10:40 Coffee Break
10:40 – 11:30 Turning Insulators into Metals!
Stuart Parkins, IBM Almaden
11:30 – 12:10 The Magnetic Gateway to High Tc and Possible Room Temperature Superconductivity
David Pines , University of California, Davis
12:10 – 13:00 Frontiers of Emergence in Quantum Matter
Cristiane Morais-Smith, Utrecht University
Gil Lonzarich, University of Cambridge
Eduardo Marino, UFRJ
Philip Phillips, University of Illinois
Natan Andrei, Rutgers University
Mucio Continentino, Centro Brasileiro de Pesquisas Físicas
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch