The main themes of the conference include phase and aggregation behaviour of equilibrium and out-of-equilibrium condensed phases, including self-assembly, adsorption in porous materials, and nucleation and growth.

The meeting will begin at lunchtime on Monday and end at lunchtime on Wednesday and will take place in the beautiful Sackville Street Building of The University of Manchester. The conference dinner will be on Tuesday evening in Christie's Bistro.

The full conference programme can be downloaded here.

The book of abstracts can be downloaded here.

If you have a poster presentation, please prepare your poster in A0 portrait format.

Velcro stickers for hanging posters will be provided. Posters may be set up during the lunch or coffee break on Monday and can remain hanging to facilitate discussion during coffee breaks and lunch on Tuesday, but should be taken down before the conference dinner on Tuesday evening, as the boards will be removed on Wednesday morning.

The poster session will take place on Monday evenng and drinks and snacks will be provided.

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should be submitted from 1st February and before the closing date of 30th April - extended to 15th May 2018.

Please send to with the email subject 'CCP5 AGM 2018 - ABSTRACT'.

The abstract template can be found here.