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Tentative list of Plenary sessions and Invited speakers

- Prof. Erio Tosatti, Scuola Internazionale di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), CNR-IOM Democritos, and ICTP, Trieste (Italy)
  "Nanofriction Theory and Simulation"

- Dr. Jerry D. Tersoff, IBM Yorktown Heights, New York (USA)
  "Complex dynamics in nanowire growth"

- Prof. Roland Wiesendanger, Institute of Applied Physics and Interdisciplinary Nanoscience Center Hamburg (INCH), Hamburg (Germany)
  "From Model-Type Nanomagnets to Atomic Spin Logic Devices"

- Prof. Frank Glas, CNRS - Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures, Marcoussis (France)
  "III-V nanowire growth : Kinetics, polytypism and quantum dot formation"

- Dr. Sébastien Gauthier, Laboratoire de Recherche CEMES-CNRS, Toulouse (France)
  "Charge effects in adsorbed molecules characterized by UHV STM and non contect-AFM"

- Prof. Wolf-Dieter Schneider, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), Institute of Condensed Matter Physics (ICMP), Lausanne (Switzerland)
  "Electron transport through nano-contacts: Ohmic behavior, zero-bias anomalies, and Coulomb blockade"

- Prof. Peter W.Voorhees, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston (USA)
  "Phase Field Crystal Simulations of Nanostructure formation"

- Prof. Enzo Mario Di Fabrizio, Università di Catanzaro & Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) (Italy)
  "Nanostructures, plasmonics and spectroscopy for single/few molecule excitation and detection"

- Dr. Annick Loiseau, Laboratoire d'Etude des Microstructures, ONERA-CNRS, Châtillon (France)
  "Science and applications of carbon nanotubes"

- Prof. Angel Rubio, NanoBio Spectroscopy group, University of the Basque Country, San Sebastian (Spain)
  "Theoretical Spectroscopy of Low dimensional and extended complex system: an ab initio approach"

- Prof. Michelle Simmons, Centre for Quantum Computer Technology, University of New South Wales Sidney, Sidney (Australia)
  "Quantum Computing with atomic precision"

- Prof. Petra Reinke, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville (USA)
  "Structure and magnetism in Mn-doped group IV semiconductors"

- Prof. Chennupati Jagadish, Department of Electronic Materials Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra (Australia)
  "Semiconductor Nanowires for Optoelectronic Device applications"

- Prof. Johannes Barth, Physik Department E20, TU München, Garching (Germany)
  "Porphyrin nanochemistry: a 2D perspective"