1-5 September

ICMM 2018

Welcome to Rio

The Latin American Molecular Magnetism community is very happy to host the 16th International Conference on Molecule-based Magnets – ICMM2018. This traditional biennial conference has been held alternately in Europe, Asia and North America since 1989. This is therefore the first time that ICMM is hosted in the Southern hemisphere and we are both pleased and honored to invite you all to share and celebrate the new exciting scientific contributions developed by research groups worldwide.

ICMM is currently the main international forum for the discussion of promising and ground- breaking developments in the interdisciplinary area of Molecular Magnetism, integrating chemists, physicists and materials scientists from junior to senior levels. We thus invite contributions from researchers working in all these subjects, and also from related areas, for presentation in the ICMM2018. We believe this meeting has the potential to both increment existing and attract new scientific collaborations, as well as stimulate students and junior researchers to define and pursue their scientific goals in the field.

We welcome all of you to the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, famous for its exuberant natural landscape, distinctive gastronomy, captivating music and attractive cultural life. In our opinion the first ‘Latin America-hosted’ ICMM holds great promise for everyone accepting this invitation to enjoy excellent science and joyful fellowship in really breathtaking settings.

Looking forward to seeing you all in Rio,

Miguel Alexandre Novak
Conference Chair

Important dates

JAN 05

Registration and abstract submission opening

MAR 20

Abstract submission deadline

MAY 01

Notice of abstract acceptance

MAY 17

"Early bird" registration deadline

JUL 15

Registration deadline

SEP 01

Beginning of the conference


Regular participant






Accompanying person


The registration fee for regular participant and student covers:

The registration fee for accompanying person covers lunches, coffee-breaks and welcome reception



The conference will be held at the
Windsor Marapendi Hotel
  • Av. Lúcio Costa, 5400
  • Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro
  • RJ, 22630-012, Brazil

Special rates will be available for registered participants.
Hotel reservation should be made through the conference website.

Windsor Marapendi Hotel


International Advisory Board

  • Cameron Kepert (The University of Sydney, Australia)
  • Eugenio Coronado (Universitat de València, Spain)
  • Fernando Palacio (Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain)
  • George Christou (University of Florida, USA)
  • Hiroki Oshio (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
  • Jaume Veciana (ICMAB, Spain)
  • Joel S. Miller (University of Utah, USA)
  • Juergen Schnack (University of Bielefeld, Germany)
  • Kim Dunbar (Texas A&M University, USA)
  • Kunio Awaga (Nagoya University, Japan)
  • Masahiro Yamashita (Tohoku University, Japan)
  • Miguel A. Novak (UFRJ, Brazil)
  • Richard Winpenny (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Roberta Sessoli (Università di Firenze, Italy)
  • Rodolphe Clérac (CNRS, France)
  • Song Gao (Peking University, China)
  • Stephen Hill (Florida State University, USA)
  • Takeji Takui (Osaka City University, Japan)
  • Talal Mallah (Université Paris Sud, France)
  • Victor Ovcharenko (ITC, Novosibirsk, Russia)
  • Wolfgang Wernsdorfer (KIT,Karlsruhe, Germany)
Organizing Committee

  • Benjamin R. Salles (UFRJ, Brazil)
  • Diego Venegas-Yazigi (USACH, Chile)
  • Giordano Poneti (UFRJ, Brazil)
  • Guilherme P. Guedes (UFF, Brazil)
  • Jaísa F. Soares (UFPR, Brazil)
  • Maria G. F. Vaz (UFF, Brazil)
  • Miguel A. Novak (UFRJ, Brazil)
  • Pablo Alborès (UBA, Argentina)
  • Rafael A. Allão Cassaro (UFRJ, Brazil)
  • Ricardo Gonzalez (UDELAR, Uruguay)
  • Stéphane Soriano (UFF, Brazil)
  • Verónica Paredes-García (UNAB, Chile)
  • Wallace C. Nunes (UFF, Brazil)

Advisory Committee

  • Alberto Passos Guimarães (CBPF, Brazil)
  • Ana Maria Ferreira (USP, Brazil)
  • Armando Paduan Filho (USP ,Brazil)
  • Belita Koiller (UFRJ, Brazil)
  • Carlos Brondino (UNL, Argentina)
  • Carlos Kremer (UDELAR, Uruguay)
  • Dora Altbir (USACH, Chile)
  • Evgenia Spodine (Univ. de Chile, Chile)
  • Henrique E. Toma (USP, Brazil)
  • Humberto O. Stumpf (UFMG, Brazil)
  • Jairton Dupont (UFRGS, Brazil)
  • Marcelo Knobel (UNICAMP, Brazil)
  • Marco Cremona (PUC/RJ, Brazil)
  • Marcos Pimenta (UFMG, Brazil)
  • Paulo Cesar de Morais (UNB ,Brazil)
  • Sergio M. Rezende (UFPE, Brazil)
  • Vitor F. Ferreira (UFF, Brazil)
  • Waldemar Macedo (CDTN, Brazil)
National Supporting Committee

  • Adilson J.A. de Oliveira (UFSCar, Brazil)
  • Carlos Basílio Pinheiro (UFMG, Brazil)
  • Cynthia L. M. Pereira (UFMG, Brazil )
  • Danielle Cangussu (UFG, Brazil)
  • Fernando Machado (UFPE, Brazil)
  • Julio Criginski Cezar (LNLS, Brazil)
  • Kleber Pirota (UNICAMP ,Brazil)
  • Koiti Araki (USP, Brazil)
  • Nivaldo Speziali (UFMG, Brazil)
  • Rafael S. Freitas (USP, Brazil)
  • Wendel Andrade Alves (UFABC, Brazil)