Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline [EXTENDED]:
    28 March 2016
  • Early booking deadline for exhibitors:
    29 April 2016
  • Submission deadline for the Early Career Researcher session:
    30 June 2016
  • Early registration deadline:
    10 July 2016
  • Paper submission deadline:
    22 July 2016
  • Registration deadline:
    12 August 2016


  • Biomagnetism and medical applications
    Symposium organisers: Russell Cowburn and Alessandro Lascialfari

  • Electronic correlations, superconductivity, superconducting spintronics
    Symposium organisers: Steve Hayden and Marco Aprilli

    Invited speakers: 
    Control of superconductivity with magnetic insulators and vice-versa
    Mark Blamire, University of Cambridge, UK

    Long range coherent magnetic bound states in superconductors
    Tristan Cren, UPMC Institut des Nanosciences de Paris, France

  • Frustrated and disordered magnetism including spin ice
    Symposium organisers: Steve Bramwell and Francois Montaigne

    Invited speakers: 

    Observation of magnetic fragmentation in spin ice Nd2Zr2O7
    Elsa Lhotel, Institut Néel CNRS, France

  • Deliberate Design of Exotic Phases in Nano-Magnets via Unusual, Dedicated Geometries
    Cristiano Nisoli, Los Alamos National Laboratory, US

  • Magnetic memories and magnetic recording, sensors
    Symposium organisers: Jim Miles and Hé
    lène Béa

    Invited speaker: 

    Towards multiterabits magnetic recording: Materials issues and approaches
    Dimitris Niarchos, NCSR 'Demokritos', Greece

  • Magnetic thin films, surface, interfaces and patterned thin films
    Symposium organisers: Dan Allwood, Francesca Casoli and Jeffrey McCord

    Invited speakers: 

    Temperature-dependent magnetic depth profiles of epitaxial films with graded and oscillatory exchange coupling structure
    Lorenzo Fallarino, CIC nanoGUNE, Spain

    In-situ TEM experiments using microwave fields
    Francisco Gonçalves, Hiroshima University, Japan

    Interface-structure dependent spin-mixing conductance
    Aidan Hindmarch, Durham University, UK

    Magnetism in curved geometries
    Denys Makarov, Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany

    Origin of antiferromagnetism at the Fe/Fe3O4 interface
    Andrew Pratt, University of York, UK

  • Magnetic shape memory, magnetoelastic and multifunctional materials
    Symposium organisers: Manfred Kohl and Volodymir Chernenko

    Invited speakers: 

    Magnetic shape memory and magnetocaloric effect in Ni-PtMnGa
    Luana Caron, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Germany

    Martensitic phase transition of Heusler-based magnetic shape memory alloys accessed by photoemission
    Akio Kimura, Hiroshima University, Japan

  • Magnetism and spin transport in graphene/h-BN, carbon based and organic materials
    Symposium organisers: Ivan Vera-Marun and Saroj Dash

    Invited speaker: 

    Magnetic impurities and spin relaxation in graphene
    Jaroslav Fabian, University of Regensburg, Germany

  • Magnetism in alloys and intermetallics
    Symposium organisers: Katayun Barmak and Ludwig Schultz

    Invited speakers: 

    Progress towards developing new permanent magnets
    Laura Lewis, Northeastern University, US

    Magnetization states in magnetocaloric materials
    Julia Lyubina, Imperial College London, UK

  • Magneto-transport, spin electronics, topological insulators
    Symposium organisers: Astufumi Hirohata and Riccardo Bertacco

    Invited speakers: 

    A novel-quasi-one -dimensional topological insulator in bismuth iodie b-Bi4I
    Gabriel Autès, EPFL, Switzerland 

    Unique 'topological' electronic transport signatures of topological insulators
    Luis Jauregui, Harvard University, US

    Thermal spin currents in magnetic heterostructures
    Guenter Reiss, Bielefeld University, Germany

  • Materials for energy (permanent magnets, magnetocalorics, soft magnetic materials, Heusler alloys)
    Symposium organisers: Leslie Cohen and George Hadjipanayis

    Invited speakers: 

    Title to be confirmed
    Olle Eriksson, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • Micromagnetics, magnetization processes
    Symposium organisers: Hans Fangohr and Thomas Schrefl

    Invited speakers: 

    Spintronics in micromagnetism
    Claas Abert, Technische Universität Wien, Austria

    The past, present and future of atomistic spin models
    Richard Evans, University of York, UK

  • Nanoparticles and interfaces , nanomaterials and molecular magnetism
    Symposium organisers: Mark Murrie and Gregory Chaboussant

    Invited speakers: 

    Directing the orientational alignment of anisotropic magnetic nanoparticles using dynamic magnetic fields
    Sabrina Disch, University of Cologne, Germany

    Endohedral metallofullerenes: an interior design for molecular magnetism
    Alexey Popov, Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research, Germany

    High aspect ratio nanoparticles : from chemical synthesis to consolidated permanent magnets
    Guillaume Viau, INSA Toulouse, France

  • Optically driven spin excitations, magneto-optics and magnetoplasmonics
    Symposium organisers: Roy Chantrell, Oksana Chubykalo and Paolo Vavassori

    Invited speakers: 

    Sensing Performance of Hybrid Magnetoplasmonic Nanohole Arrays
    Antonio Garcia-Martin, IMM-CSIC, Spain

    Ultrafast Magnetism of Ferrimagnetic Oxides
    Ilie Radu, Max-Born Institute Berlin, Germany

  • Perovskites, Multiferroics, artificial/composite multiferroics
    Symposium organisers: Neil Mathur, C Ross and Caf Vaz

    Invited speakers: 

    Strain and termination control of ferroic orders at perovskite interfaces
    Kathrin Dörr, Martin-Luther-Universität, Germany

    Electric-Field-Driven Complete Magnetization Reversal in Multiferroic Magnetoelectric Heterostructures

    Jiamian Hu, Pennsylvania State University, US

  • Spin orbitronics, spintronics in antiferromagnets and skyrmions
    Symposium organisers: Chris Marrows and Yuriy Mokrousov

    Invited speakers:

    Stability and dynamics of antiferromagnetic skyrmions
    Oleg Tretiakov, Tohoku University, Japan

    Creating and manipulating magnetic skyrmions at room temperature

    Suzanne G E te Velthuis, Argonne National Laboratory, US

    Current induced switching of an antiferromagnet
    Peter Wadley, University of Nottingham, UK

  • Spin waves, magnonics and dynamics
    Symposium organisers: Volodymyr Kruglyak and Giovanni Carlotti

    Invited speaker: 

    Interface Controlled Magnetization Dynamics in Ferromagnet/Nonmagnet Bilayer Thin Films: Time and Wave-vector Domain Investigation
    Anjan Barman, S N Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, India

    Excitation of propagating spin waves by non-local spin injection
    Sergej Demokritov, Universität Münster, Germany

    Steering spin waves in thin ferromagnetic films by design of the excitation source, patterning or formation of the domain structure 
    Maciej Krawczyk, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

    Collective modes in three-dimensional magnonic vortex crystals
    Guido Meier, Max-Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Germany