DEP2020 is the fourth installment of this international conference series focusing on the fundamentals, applications and breakthroughs on Dielectrophoresis (DEP). The conference started in 2014 in London followed by meetings in 2016 in Boston, USA and 2018 in Surrey, England. This is a dynamic, diverse and international community advancing the state-of-the-art in DEP for various applications including healthcare, industrial processes, and advanced manufacturing.


  • April 15, 2020 – Early-bird pre-registration deadline (limited number of rooms available, register early!)
  • May 15, 2020 – Late breaking abstracts Due
  • June 15, 2020 – Pre-registration deadline
  • July 20-21, 2020 – On-site Registration (no accommodation or meals)
  • July 20-22, 2020 – Conference

Abstract Submission

Standard Submission is now closed
The submission system will be open again from April 15 to May 15
to accommodate submission of late breaking abstracts
Late breaking abstracts due by May 15, 2020 to accommodate exceptional work

Submissions are TEXT only. No figures are accepted. No files of any kind are accepted. You will receive a notification of submission.

Submissions require:

  • E-mail address of presenting author
  • E-mail address of corresponding author
  • Preference for Oral, Poster or Poster only presentation
  • Ordered list of Authors
  • Department/Group/Laboratory Affiliation of the presenting author
  • Institutional Affiliation of the presenting author
  • Text of the Abstract, maximum 500 words


This three-day program will feature 1 Plenary Talk, 4 Keynote Presentations, 27 Invited Oral Talks and more than 40 poster presentations. Presenters will come from universities, industry and research labs/institutions from 15 different countries. Below you can find more information about our Keynote and Plenary Speakers as well as the envisioned conference schedule.

Featured Speakers

Conference Schedule (subject to changes)

TimeMonday July 20Tuesday July 21Wednesday July 22
8:30Opening RemarksAnnouncementsAnnouncements
8:35PlenaryKeynote 2Keynote 4
9:15Talk 1Talk 10Talk 22
9:35Talk 2Talk 11Talk 23
9:55Talk 3Talk 12Talk 24
10:15Coffee BreakCoffee BreakCoffee Break
10:30Talk 4Talk 13Talk 25
10:50Talk 5Talk 14Talk 26
11:10Talk 6Talk 15Talk 27
11:30Poster Initial ViewingLunch/Poster ViewingClosing Remarks
12:00 PMLunchLunch/Poster ViewingConference Tour on your own
1:15Keynote 1Keynote 3
2:00Talk 7Talk 16
2:20Talk 8Talk 17
2:40Talk 9Talk 18
3:00Poster SessionCoffee Break
3:20Poster SessionTalk 19
3:40Poster SessionTalk 20
4:00Poster SessionTalk 21
4:30Welcome ReceptionFree/Prep for Banquet
5:00-6:30DinnerConference Banquet and Awards


The conference will be held in Northern Arizona University (NAU) in Flagstaff, Arizona. The city is served by the Flagstaff Pulliam Airport (FLG). International Airports near Flagstaff include Phoenix Sky Harbor (PHX), Las Vegas McCarran (LAS) and Tucson (TUS).

The company Groome offers a convenient shuttle service from PHX Airport directly to a bus station in NAU North Campus, which is a 20-min walk or 4-min drive to your lodging at The Suites in NAU. Follow this link to obtain a $5 discount on your reservation with Groome for any trips taken between July 12-31, 2020

Flagstaff is a Gateway to the Great American Southwest and its many stunning National Parks, Lakes and great Outdoors.

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Thank you to the following sponsors!