Confirmed Plenary Speakers 

Invited speakers

Frederico Alabarse ELETTRA, Trieste, IT
Roberto Bini LENS, University of Florence, IT
Vladimir Blank Technological Institute of Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials, Troitsk, Moscow, RU
Livia Bove École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, CH
Ion Errea University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian, ES
Audrey Grockowiak National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Tallahassee, FL, USA
Malte Grosche University of Cambridge, UK
Andreas Hermann University of Edinburgh, UK
Andrew Huxley University of Edinburgh, UK
William Knafo CNRS Toulouse, FR
Dominique Laniel University of Bayreuth, DE
Michael Nicklas Max Planck Institute, Dresden, GE
Phillipe Oger Institut National des Sciences Apliquées, Lyon, FR
Chris Pickard University of Cambridge, UK
Bruce Remington National Ignition Facility, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Jean-François Roch Laboratoire Aime Cotton,CNRS, ENS Cachan, FR
James Schilling Washington University, St. Louis, USA
Noriki Terada National Institute of Material Science, Tsukuba, JP
Bo Zou State Key Laboratory of Superhard Materials, Jilin University, CHN


  • Electronic, magnetic and transport properties
  • Pressure-induced phase transitions and quantum criticality
  • Spectroscopic & structural studies
  • Geosciences
  • High pressure chemistry, synthesis & novel materials
  • Instrumentation, new techniques
  • High pressure instrumentation at large scale facilities
  • Theory at extreme conditions
  • Bio-/Life-sciences
  • Food sciences and technology
  • Novel phenomena under high pressure
  • Dynamical pressures & shock physics