Invited Speaker Affiliation Tentative title/topic
Dragan Damjanovic Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne – Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne – EPFL, Switzerland Polar response in nominally centrosymmetric phases of oxide and organometallic halide perovskites
Martijn Kemerink Linköping University, Sweden Columnar molecular multi-ferroic materials
Apostolos Kyritsis National Technical University of Athens – NTUA, Greece Hyaluronic Acid – Gelatin hydrogels as bioelectrets: charge transport and dielectric polarization processe
Takeo Furukawa Kobayasi Institute of Physical Research, Japan Bernhard Gross Memorial Lecture
Reimund Gerhard University of Potsdam, Germany 50 years of international electret symposia from 1967 to 2017 – A global history
Andrei Kholkin University of Aveiro, Portugal Recent advancements in Scanning Probe Microscopy of functional materials
Dorina Opris EMPA – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology, Switzerland Smart capacitors
Michael Wübbenhorst Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven, Belgium Vapor deposited ultrastable glasses: a novel route towards polar amorphous solids
Martin Kaltenbrunner Johannes Kepler University, Austria Biodegradable Soft Transducers and Sensor Skins
Collette Lacabanne Université de Toulouse, France Influence of the particles aspect ratio on the ferromagnetic and piezoelectric coupling in polymer based nanocomposites
Peng Fang Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, China The Electric Charges on Polymeric Electrets and Their Applications
Yuji Suzuki University of Tokyo, Japan Electret piezoelectricity
Tomas Plecenik Comenius University, Slovakia Resistive switching phenomena for Microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) and other alternative applications
Ruy AP Altafim Univ Federal Paraíba, Brazil 3D-printed piezoelectrets
Qiming Zhang Pennsylvania State University, MA, USA Dielectric Metamaterials Exhibiting Amazing Interfacial Effects.