International Soft Matter Conference

We are pleased to announce that the 7th International Soft Matter Conference (ISMC2023) will be held in Osaka, Japan from 4-8 September 2023. ISMC2023 will be the very first ISMC outside of Europe. Previous conferences in the series were held in Poznan (2022), Edinburgh (2019), Grenoble (2016), Rome (2013), Granada (2010), and Aachen (2007), and brought together hundreds of experimentalists and theoreticians working in all branches of Soft Matter.

The conference will be held on-site / in-person. We invite all of you to join us in Osaka to present your work, either with a contributed talk or a poster.


  • Aachen, Germany, 1-4 October 2007
  • Granada, Spain, 5-8 July 2010
  • Rome, Italy, 15-19 September 2013
  • Grenoble, France, 12-16 September 2016
  • Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 3-7 June 2019
  • Poznan, Poland, 19-23 September 2022
  • Osaka, Japan, 4-8 September 2023 (the first ISMC held outside Europe)