There were 7 plenary speakers and 66 contributed oral presentations which were given in dual track sessions as well as 473 posters. The conference had 1014 attendees from 25 countries.
Trends (mentioned in proceedings’ preface): Areas that are more mature include ‘microfluidics and devices’ and ‘genomic and proteomic applications’. Cell handling and analysis are now a large focus. Nanofluidics and on-chip detection techniques are also developing.