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Welcome to the 24th International Colloquium on Magnetic Films and Surfaces (ICMFS-2022), which will be held as a hybrid conference from July 10-15, 2022 in Okinawa, Japan.

Pursuing the idea of free circulation of scientists, the ICMFS-2022 will bring together scientists from all areas of magnetism in lower dimensions. The Colloquium aims at exchange of new results and ideas for advancing the field of magnetism at surfaces, interfaces, in micro- and nanostructures as well as of spin-dependent phenomena.

The structure of the Colloquium will be a single session style conference, consisting of invited and oral talks given by world leading experts from research institutes, universities and industry. There will be poster sessions, where attendants and particularly early career scientists and students are encouraged to present their work related to the fields covered by the ICMFS-2022.

The ICMFS-2022 will also hold the IUPAP prize ceremony, plenary talks by the awardees of IUPAP Magnetism Award and Néel Medal 2021 (Agnès Barthélémy, and Nicola Spaldin), and invited talks by the winners of IUPAP Young Scientist Prize (Early Career Scientist Prize) in Magnetism 2019–2022 (Julia Mundy, Jiadong Zang, Can Onur Avci, TBD).

Although the ICMFS-2022 will be held as a hybrid conference, we encourage you to consider participating in-person to enjoy the intensive discussions with other participants at this single-session style conference. However, recognizing the uncertainty with the travel restrictions during the ongoing pandemic, you do not have to decide on the style of your participation (in person or virtual) at the time of submitting your abstract, but you will have time to do so until the beginning of July.

Teruo Ono & Shinji Yuasa
(Chairs of ICMFS-2022)

What’s New-

All posters remaining after the removal time will be discarded by the Secretariat.

The organizer and secretariat will not be held liable for any theft, loss or damage of posters.

Web Program

Pocket Program


Abstract submission opens: January 18, 2022
Abstract submission closes: February 19, 2022
March 15,2022
Notification of acceptance: April 11, 2022
Registration site opens: April 11, 2022
Early registration closes: May 10, 2022
Conference dates: July 10-15, 2022


Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

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