1. Prof. Marina Saphiannikova, Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany
"Photofluidization in azobenzene materials: myth or reality?"

2. Prof. Arri Priimagi, Department of Chemistry and Bioengineering, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
"Photoinduced surface patterning in azopolymers: how can non-covalent intermolecular interactions serve us?"

3. Prof. Yue Zhao, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada
"Photothermal effect can work for light-controlled complex deformation and motion of polymers"

4. Prof. Wei Hu, Nanjing University, China
"Photo-patterned liquid crystals for optical field control"

5. Dr. Dongyu Zhao, Beihang University, China
"Light-Emitting Liquid Crystal Displays Based on an AIE Luminogen"

6. Mr. Martin Cigl, ICT Prague, Czech Republic
"Changing E/Z isomerisation properties of azo-based liquid crystals"

7. Prof. Longin Lisetski, Institute for Scintillation Materials of STC, "Institute for Single Crystals", National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
"Cis-trans photoisomerization in nematic and cholesteric mesophases: physical chemistry, molecular models and novel implications"

8.Prof Jerome Plain, Univ Technol Troyes, CNRS, France
"Multiscale Optical Imaging of Complex Fields Based on the Use of Azobenzene Nanomotors"