The 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Rheology

Welcome to the 8th Pacific Rim Conference on Rheology

May 15 – 19, 2023
Vancouver, BC, Canada

The  8th Pacific Rim Conference on Rheology will be held in Vancouver, on the Point Grey campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC)*, May 15 – 19, 2023. It will host discussions on rheological research in fundamental and traditional areas of rheology, non-Newtonian fluid mechanics, nano-technology, biomaterials and special technical sessions directed at natural resource industries.

*UBC Point Grey Campus is on the unceded Traditional Territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) People.

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Important Dates

Abstract submission: 31st January 2023 (oral), 15th February 2023 (poster)
Acceptance notification: 28th February 2023
Early bird registration: 15th March 2023

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Meeting Organizers

Honorary Conference Chair:
Jeffrey Giacomin, Queen’s University, Canada

Secretary General:
Ian A. Frigaard, University of British Columbia, Canada

Technical Committee Chair:
Savvas G. Hatzikiriakos, University of British Columbia, Canada

Conference Secretary:
Marjan Zare, University of British Columbia, Canada

Communications Manager:
Mariana Carrasco-Teja, University of British Columbia, Canada


Plenary Speakers

Conference Venue & Accommodation

The conference will take place at The University of British Columbia, Point Grey Campus, in Vancouver, BC.
Accommodation blocks have been reserved on campus. These include studio apartments and lower-budget rooms. The UBC campus has some of the city’s most spectacular views and the best value rooms possible, with the convenience of being in close proximity to the meeting events and other delegates. 
Reservation/booking details will be made available when registration opens.