This is the 5th in a row of International Soft Matter Conferences (ISMC), held under the auspices of the SoftComp Network of Excellence (external link).
The 4th ISMC was held in Grenoble, France from 12-16 September 2016.
The 3rd ISMC was held in Rome, Italy from 15-19 September 2013.
The 2nd ISMC was held in Granada, Spain from 5-8 July 2010.
The 1st ISMC was held in Aachen, Germany from 1-4 October 2007.