The conference was held in Sorrento, Italy, from 3rd to 7th March 2013. Each day started will a Plenary Lecture followed by 3 parallel symposia:
Symposium A: Biohybrids and biomaterials;
Symposium B: Functional hybrid nanomaterials, nanocomposites and their applications;
Symposium C: Functional porous materials.
Takuzo Aida, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
C. Jeffrey Brinker, University of New Mexico and Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USAPeter Fratzl, Max-Planck-Institut für Kolloid- und Grenzflächenforschung (MPIKG), Gölm, Germany
Clément Sanchez, Collège de France, Paris, France
Sir Fraser Stoddart, Nortwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA