Sessions and Schedule

The JEMS2019 booklet is now available for download (please note that a printed copy will be included in the conference bag). More details about the program of the conference may be found here.

Download the abstract book here

The welcome reception will take place on Sunday 25 at Uppsala University Main Building – “Universitetshuset” from 17:30 to 18:30. It will be possible to register and pick up name badges there from 16:30 on that day.


The conference will then proceed at the venue, “UKK”, the Uppsala Concert Hall & Conference Centre from Monday 26 to Friday 30, 8:15-18:30 (Monday-Thursday) and 8:15-15:30 (Friday). It will be possible to register and pick up name badges there between 7:30 and 16:30 on Monday 26 and between 7:45 and 10:15 on the next days.


The invited and contributed oral presentations of the symposia have been organized into four parallel sessions, taking place in Halls A, B, C, and K of the venue. In the schedule, symposia are refered to using their number (S1-16, see the list of symposia). The poster presentations have been arranged into three poster sessions. Refreshments will be provided during the poster sessions.


The morning of each conference day starts with a Plenary lecture in Hall A, followed by two parallel Semi-Plenary lectures in Hall A and Hall B, respectively.


There will be four special sessions at the venue (Hall A):

Gender and Science Session
Tomas Brage, Lund University, Sweden

“What does Gender have to do with Physics?”

Outreach Session

evening session with mingle, open to all

Oliver Gutfleisch, TU Darmstadt, Germany

“The element 60 – Neodymium; from critical minerals to power-magnets for renewable energy”

Adrian Rennie, Uppsala University, Sweden

“Using neutrons to reveal secrets of complex materials”

Pascale Deen, ESS, Sweden

“The European Spallation Source (ESS): the world’s most powerful neutron source addressing some of the most important societal challenges of our time by enabling scientific breakthroughs in research related to materials, energy, health and the environment.”

Dominique Givord Memorial Session
chair N. Dempsey, CNRS Grenoble, France

D. Fiorani

“Dominique Givord – contributions to the magnetism community”

M. Coey

“Dominique Givord – a life of science”

Forward Looking Session
Dipankar Das Sarma, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, India

“In search of quantum spin liquids in “non-quantum” spin systems”


The three course Conference dinner is served in the magnificent Hall of State at Uppsala Castle on Thursday 29 August, starting at 19:00 (7 p.m.).

If you have pre-booked your dinner, you will receive a ticket at the registration.