The ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium is a long-running topical meeting bringing together interdisciplinary researchers in academia and industry with a common interest in particles and complex fluids, interfacial phenomena and chemistry, soft-matter science and environmental science. The three-day meeting has two Plenary and two Award lectures, 15 concurrent technical sessions, a poster session and a Banquet. Attendance will be about 700 people, more than half of them students and postdocs.

Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States, established in 1636. Harvard has been an active international center for work in various aspects of colloid and surface science, both traditional and modern, and is pleased to host the 90th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium.