BLCS 2021 Delegates:

The conference is taking place this week! (21st-24th Jun). Registered delegates will be emailed the link to the Gather.Town space prior to the event beginning.


Instructions on how to join and navigate the space are have also been given to registered delegates by email - Gather.Town has a tutorial/demo space you can use to get a feel for the platform prior to the real event space.


A copy of these joining instructions can be downloaded HERE!

The final conference programme and abstract booklet can be downloaded HERE!

The Conference

We invite and welcome delegates to attend the annual meeting of the  British Liquid Crystal Society (BLCS), held virtually between 21-24th June 2021 with chairs from the University of Aberdeen.The conference aims to provide a platform for sharing cutting edge research in the field of liquid crystals and cover a wide range of disciplines.

If you wish to attend the conference, please REGISTER HERE!

If you also wish to contribute to the conference with an oral or poster presentation, please submit an abstract separately. You can find information on the submission process HERE!

If you have any questions or additional requirements, do not hesitate to contact us at and we will aim to reply as soon as possible!

Key Dates



Abstract Submission Closes

31st May 2021

registration closes

20th June 2021

BLCS 2021 Meeting

21st - 24th June 2021

Conference Organisers

Academic Organisers:

Dr Alfonso Martinez-Felipe, School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen

Dr Rebecca Walker, Department of Chemistry, University of Aberdeen

Professional Conference Organising team, CPD Services, University of Aberdeen:

Julie Dixon

Jade Murray

Karolina Miesala

INVITED Speakers

Dr Teresa Sierra

University of Zaragoza

Professor Ewa Gorecka

University of Warsaw


Professor Antal Jakli

Kent State University

(Sturgeon Lecture)


British Liquid Crystal Society

Annual Meeting 2021

University of Aberdeen @
21st-24th June 2021