CCP5 Annual General Meeting 2020

40th edition - postponed due to covid-19

replaced by online event on 8th September 2020

Register now!


Due to the continuous uncertainty regarding the possibility of running face to face events in the UK in September, we are left with no other option than postponing CCP5 AGM 40 until September 2021. A one day online event on 8th of September 2020 will replace this year’s AGM. Despite this, we still have an fantastic list of keynote speakers

Key dates

Talk submission deadline: 1st of August 2020 Talk selection announcement: 15th of August 2020 Registration deadline: 1st of September 2020



If you missed the deadline for registration you can still follow online the event on youtube where will be streamed.

Streaming will start 08/09/2020 9:30 British time.


There is no registration fee for the online event but registratin is required.

Organising Committee

  • Dr Marco Molinari, University of Hudderfield
  • Dr Alin Elena, STFC Daresbury Laboratory


Registration is open, no payments till 1st of August 2020!

For registration please follow the link here. Please note the registration is handled by STFC.

Invited Speakers


Full programme and abstracts can be downloaded here

September 8th Speaker Title
Chair Paola Carbone
9:30 - 10:00 Prof Paola Carbone, University of Manchester, CCP5 Chair Opening/CCP5/CCP5 Prize
10:00 - 10:30 Dr Ali Karimi, Continental AG, Germany, invited From Material Chemistry to Tire Performance using Multiscale Modeling
10:30 - 11:00 Prof Rosalind Allen, University of Edinburgh, invited Simulating non-equilibrium phase transitions in the growth of bacterial biofilms
11:00 - 11:30 Email Break
Chair Alin Elena
11:30 - 12:00 Dr Helen Chappell, University of Leeds, invited Iron Oxide Nanoparticles for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anaemia
12:00 - 12:15 Oliver Gittus, Imperial College London Soft Matter under Thermal Fields: How Non-Equilibrium Coupling Effects Alter Transport Properties
12:15 - 12:30 Dr Miguel Jorge, University of Strathclyde Accounting for polarization in non-polarizable force fields
12:30 - 12:45 Dr José A. Martinez-Gonzalez, Donostia International Physics Center Spain Molecular dynamics of interfacial water in contact with model silicon surfaces
12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
Chair Marco Molinari
14:00 - 14:30 Dr ViV Kendon, University of Durham, invited Quantum computing for scientific applications: how to give your simulations a quantum boost
14:30 - 14:45 Dr Colin Freeman, University of Sheffield Survival of DNA in natural environments
14:45 - 15:00 David McKechnie, University of Strathclyde Interfacial Concentration Effect Facilitates Heterogeneous Nucleation from Solution
15:00 - 15:15 Dr Charlie Wand, University of Manchester Computer simulations of epoxy binding on Iron Oxide surfaces
15:15 - 15:45 Email Break
Chair Alin Elena
15:45 - 16:15 Prof Tina Düren, University of Bath, invited Combining molecular simulation and machine learning: autonomous investigation of porous solids for adsorption applications
16:15 - 16:30 Jacob Earnshaw, Sheffield Hallam University Molecular Dynamics Modelling of Polymeric Nanocomposite Thin Films
16:30 - 16:45 Dr Silvia Di Lecce, Imperial College London Lateral ordering in nanoscale ionic liquid films between charged surfaces enhances lubricity
16:45 - 17:00 Dr Breanndan O Conchuir, IBM Research Europe The Role of Chemical Heterogeneity in Surfactant Adsorption at Solid-Liquid Interfaces
17:00 - 17:10 Good Bye!




zoom webinar. info will be emailed.




For more information do not hesitate to contact Alin M Elena