National Physical Laboratory

New Tools for Emergence and Non-Equilibrium Physics

17 December 2018 - 18 December 2018

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is hosting the 2018 General Network Discussion Meeting of the EPSRC NetworkPlus in Emergence and Physics Far From Equilibrium. The Network brings together more than 240 researchers at more than 40 UK universities, research institutes, industrial and commercial organisations to tackle the EPSRC Grand Challenge in Emergence and Physics Far From Equilibrium.

Confirmed speakers*

  • Janet Anders, University of Exeter
  • Alfredo Braunstein, Politecnico Torino
  • Ton Coolen, King's College London
  • Ian Gilmore, National Physical Laboratory
  • Peter Mountney, Siemens Medical Imaging Technologies
  • Karen Page, University College London
  • Michael Ridley, Tel Aviv University
  • Michael Sentef, Max Planck Institute for Structure and Dynamics of Matter, Hamburg
  • Beatriz Seoane, Ecole Normale SupĂ©rieure Paris
  • Leonid Zhigilei, University of Virginia

* Additional speakers will be added and a full agenda will be available in due course.


Posters will be presented on dedicated electronic displays. If you wish to present a poster, please send a pdf of the poster in portrait format to by Wednesday 12 December 2018.

Conference dinner

The conference dinner will be held on Monday evening 17 December in Teddington.

If you have any enquiries, please contact


NPL, Teddington


Free to attend, but registration is essential


Register online (deadline for registration is Friday 30 November 2018)

When registering, please indicate if you require accommodation. Note that accommodation can only be reimbursed for speakers and members of NetworkPlus.



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