1981: Evolution of Polymer Science.
Manor House Hotel, Moretonhampstead, Devon
Tuesday 28th April
Opening remarks - Sir Harry Melville
Session 1. Dedicated to Sir Harry
Chairman: C.E.H. Bawn
"Personalities in British polymer science."
"Rate processes in polymer science."
Session 2. Dedicated to C.H. Bamford
Chairman: G. Smets
Session 3. Invited lecture
"Electro and photo-responsive polymers."
Wednesday 29th April
Session 4. Dedicated to G. Gee
Chairman: R.N. Howard
Sir G. Allen
Session 5. Invited lecture
Chairman: G. Gee
Sir S. Edwards
"Theory of viscoelasticity."
Session 6. Dedicated to J.C. Bevington
Chairman: K.J. Ivin
"Branching, end groups, and structural abnormalities."
Thursday 30th April
Session 7. Dedicated to C.E.H. Bawn
Chairman: J.C. Bevington
Session 8. Invited lecture
Chairman: D.H. Richards
"Mechanisms of ionic polymerisations : Living and dormant polymers."
Session 9. Invited lecture
Chairman: Sir H. Melville
"Polymeric monolayers and liposomes as models for biomembranes and living cells?"
Closing remarks - Sir H. Melville
The conference was held at Moretonhampstead
Tuesday April 29th - Thursday May 1st 1981