Programme (abstracts linked to the title)

09:45 - Meeting Open

10:00 – Welcome – Introduction to Particle Dispersion in Liquid Formulations - Dr Simon Gibbon

10:10 – Industrial Practices & Challenges Posters - 3 minute recorded presentation with live Q&A - Dr Simon Gibbon

11:10 – Equipment Supplier Posters - 3minute recorded presentation with live Q&A -  Dr Steve Ward-Smith

12:10 - Theme 1 - Particle dispersion - thermodynamics - Dr Simon Gibbon

12:10 - talk 1.1 - Particle Dispersion for Formulators - Prof Steven Abbot, Steven Abbott TCNF Ltd

12:55 - RSC FST AGM - Dr Helen Ryder, Chair of Formulation Science and Technology Interest Group

13:25 - Lunch Break

14:00 - Theme 2 - Particle dispersion - kinetics session - particles in hydrodynamics - Dr Claudio da Fonte

14:00 - talk 2.1 – An investigation of the performance of mixing systems for viscous solid-liquid mixing using CFD-DEM – Prof Bruno Blais, Polytechnique Montréal

14:30 - talk 2.2– Dispersion of Fine Powders in Liquids  - Dr N. Gul Özcan-Taşkın, Loughborough University

15:00 - Theme 3 - Particle characterisation session - both current methods and new improved approaches - Dr Helen Ryder

15:00 - talk 3.1 Particle characterization in formulation, pharmaceutical particulate material quality control - Dr Richard J Tweedie, Particulate Sensors Ltd

15:20 - talk 3.2 Breaking from the laboratory - On line and at line characterisation of particles – DrStephen Ward-Smith, Malvern Panalytical

15:40 - talk 3.3 Combining Methods for Particle Size Dispersion Measurement in a Research and Development Environment – Dr Kerstin Jurkschat, OMCS, University of Oxford

16:00 - Break

16:10 - Integrated Examples - "beginning to end" - Dr Simon Gibbon

16:10 - talk 4.1 Material 1 – Sustainable mineral/ microfibrillated cellulose composite formulation additives: Properties and uses
Dr David Skuse, FiberLean Technologies Limited

16:40 - talk 4.2 Material 2 – From particles to an ice-repellent coating
Dr Emily Haas1, Christina Puijk1, Selina Ambrose1, Angelo La Rosa2, Geraldine Durand2, Anna Wojdyla-Cieslak3, Alan Taylor3
1 Promethean Particles, 2 London South Bank University (LSBU), 3 TWI

17:10 - Summary - tying it all together
Session Chairs
- Richard / Steve / Claudio / Helen / Simon
Identified
- unmet needs / big problems
Future - Industry 4.0 / prediction / sustainability / early career / next generation technologies
Cross industry
- potential best practise transfer
Delegates comments / questions
- orally and in the chat

17:30 Close