Kurt Kremer

MPI for Polymer Research Mainz

Omar Valsson

MPI for Polymer Research Mainz

Tristan Bereau

MPI for Polymer Research Mainz

Marialore Sulpizi

Department of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Burkhard Duenweg

MPI for Polymer Research Mainz

Mainz Materials Simulation Days 2019

The Mainz Materials Simulation Days are by now an established series of biennial meetings organized by the Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research in Mainz and the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz.

The topic of the 2019 meeting is "Exploring Complex Free Energy Landscapes: Structure/Function Formation, Multiscales, and Long-timescales", with special focus on the development and applications of free energy methods and enhanced sampling methods.

Apart from invited talks there will be available slots for contributed talks. There will also be a poster session, with a poster prize sponsored by Advanced Theory and Simulations (Wiley-VCH).

The event will take place Wednesday, June 5 - Friday, June 7, 2019, at the Staudinger Lecture Hall of the MPI for Polymer Research. We will start around lunchtime on June 5 (Wednesday) and end around lunchtime on June 7 (Friday).

See below for information about registration and abstract submission (deadline May 10, 2019).

This is a CECAM Node event. The webpage of the workshop can be accessed here. (Due to ongoing issues with the CECAM website should registration and abstract submission be done directly with organizers, see below.)

Invited Speakers

- Giovanni Bussi - SISSA Trieste
- John Chodera - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
- Lucie Delemotte - KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
- Gerhard Hummer - Max Planck Institute of Biophysics
- Bettina Keller - Freie Universität Berlin
- Kresten Lindorff-Larsen - University of Copenhagen
- Angelos Michaelides - University College London
- Christine Peter - University of Konstanz
- Fabio Pietrucci - Sorbonne Université
- Carme Rovira - University of Barcelona
- Gerhard Stock - University of Freiburg
- Pratyush Tiwary - University of Maryland, College Park

Registration and Abstract Submission

Please register and submit abstracts by sending an email to Omar Valsson.

Please indicate in your email if you want to apply for a contributed talk or if you want to present a poster. We will inform about the acceptance of abstracts for contributed talks a few days after the deadline.

The deadline for registration and abstract submission is May 10, 2019.

After registering please transfer the registration fee of 200 Euros to the following bank account:

Max Planck Society c/o MPI for Polymer Research
IBAN: DE80 7007 0010 0195 1383 16

In the bank transfer, please mention as purpose of payment: MMSD POLYWGB21 (Name of participant). Upon request, we can provide confirmation of the payment of the registration fee.

The registration fee includes conference dinner and catering during the meeting.

Travel and Accommodation

Mainz is conveniently located near Frankfurt airport and is serviced daily by several Intercity (IC), Eurocity (EC) and Intercity Express (ICE) trains. See the instructions here on how to reach the institute and how to reach Mainz from Frankfurt Airport.

Please note that Mainz can be very busy during the summer. We therefore strongly recommend that you book your accommodation well in advance.

For the invited speakers, we have already arranged accommodations in the Intercity Hotel Mainz.

The following hotels are convenient suggestions.

Near the train station:

Hotel Königshof, Schottstraße 1 - 5, 55116 Mainz

Intercity Hotel, Binger Str. 21, 55131 Mainz

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