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British Liquid Crystal Society
2019 Annual Conference
15 - 17 April 2019
University of Leeds
Download the conference programme here

Welcome to the official website of the British Liquid Crystal Society's annual conference 2019. Here we aim to provide you with all of the relevant information to make your experience as easy as possible. This year, the conference took place at the University of Leeds and included the first lyotropic liquid crystals workshop. The conference aims to provide a platform for sharing cutting edge research in the field of liquid crystals and cover a wide range of disciplines.

Download the conference booklet here.

Abstract submission and registration is now closed.

Plenary Speakers
Prof. Dick Broer

University of Eindhoven

Prof. Pratibha R.

Raman Research Institute

Prof. Ivan Smalyukh

University of Colorado Boulder

Key Dates

Registration and abstract submission open​

15 January 2019

Abstract submission closes

24 February 2019

Early Bird registration closes

17 March 2019

Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Symposium standalone registration closes

31 March 2019

Late registration closes

31 March 2019

Lyotropic Liquid Crystal Symposium

9:00 - 13:00, 15 April 2019

BLCS 2019 Conference

14:00, 15 April 2019 - 14:00, 17 April 2019

Conference Schedule

Full conference schedule will be confirmed at a later date.

Conference Organisers

The BLCS 2019 conference was held at the Maurice Keyworth LT (G.02), University of Leeds Business School.

For more information about the venue and planning your stay in Leeds, please follow the link below to the Your Visit section of our website.