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Programme

 Wednesday, the 22nd September 2021 (UK time)

10:00 - 10:15 Welcome and Introduction - Dr Vivian Christogianni
Session 1 (Novel characterisation & innovations of adhesive formulations) -  Dr Vivian Christogianni
10:15 - 11:00 Prof Steven Abbott - The app-based approach to adhesion, Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd, UK
11:00 - 11:30 Toby R. Palmer - Tailoring the Tack Adhesion of Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives through Stratification by Formulation and Processing, University of Surrey, UK
11:30 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 12:30 Samuel Aspinall - Role of mucoadhesive polymers in retention of toothpaste in the oral cavity, University of Reading, UK
12:30 – 13:00 Fhataheya Buang - Methacrylated hydroxyethylcellulose to prepare mucoadhesive wafers, University of Reading, UK 

13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Alexandru Moldovan - Probing the Interface Between Organic Crystals, Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre, UK
Session 2 (Advancing sustainability of adhesive formulations) - Prof Flor Siperstein
14:30 -15:00 Prof Andrew T. Slark - Re-usable thermally reversible crosslinked adhesives, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
15:00 - 15:30 Break
15:30 -15:45 Dr Lydia Heinrich – Bio-based Adhesive: Binders from renewable resources, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
15:45 -16:15 Renke Bargmann - Innovative adhesive solutions made from renewable sources, tesa SE, China
16:15 - 16:30 Event close and thanks – Dr Phil Gill