Colloid and Interface Science has evolved into a central scientific discipline, of relevance to a wide range of new technologies, and offering solutions to new challenges: for example, energy generation and storage, nano-medicine and drug delivery, sensing and diagnostics, advanced materials, climate change and resource efficiency. This meeting aims to bring together international researchers for communicating the latest developments in the fast-moving and ever-growing fields of Colloid and Interface Sciences. The cutting edge and future directions for the subject will be presented by Plenary speakers, who are all high-ranking, world-leading scientists. Hot new areas and recent advances will be communicated by Keynote lectures. Showcase lectures and Poster sessions will present fresh and exciting results, which will form the foundations for new research themes.