Programme (click on title to access abstracts, presentations and recordings)

Welcome – Introduction to FFFC4. Introduction to RSC-FST and RSC-SCIG - Helen Ryder/Simon Gibbon and Stuart Clarke/Laura Merritt

Session 1: Chairs - Professor Stuart Clarke and Dr Laura Merritt - RSC-SCIG

Peter Collins, Peter Collins Coatings Consultancy Ltd - Paint Formulation

Professor Steven Abbott, Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd - Using apps to bridge the gap between surfaces and coating formulations

Dr Beatriz Mingo, The University of Manchester - Smart ceramic coatings for corrosion protection 

Poster session - Chair Professor Simon Gibbon - RSC-FST

Session 2: Chair - Professor Flor Siperstein - RSC-FST

Professor Allan Matthews, The University of Manchester - EPSRC NetworkPlus in Digitalised Surface Manufacturing

Dr Saurav Goel, London South Bank University - Recent advances in simulation driven nanoscale manufacturing research

Dr Charlie Wand, The University of Manchester - Diffusion in Coatings

Session 3: Chair - Dr Helen Ryder - RSC-FST

Dr ACC (Catarina) Esteves, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands - Block copolymers distribution in coating formulations and drying films

Dr Alistair Little, SBZ CorporationFormulating a non-stick coating from initial concept to production

Panel discussion - Chair Professor Simon Gibbon - RSC-FST