NEW YORK, NY – Columbia University in New York City will host a convergence of two international groups of colloid and surface scientists in June 2009 at its Morningside campus. The triennial 13th International Conference on Surface and Colloid Science will occur jointly with the annual 83rd Colloid and Surface Science Symposium.

The conference and symposium will take place June 14-19, 2009. For abstract submission and registration, visit