News & Announcements

Dear perspective HFM2020 attendees,

Hope you have a good start for 2020. 

As you may know, there is an outbreak of novel coronavirus in China, which introduces a great uncertainty to our planned HFM2020 in the coming May.  After discussing with the organizing committees and consulting some of HFM contributors, we, on the behalf of the organizing committee, are announcing that HFM2020 is now to postponed to a late time of the year.

We will announce the new date for the conference and put on the conference webpage [],  depending on the virus situation. The new date will be in the second half of this year. 

Thank you for your understanding and support.


Gang Chen
Xiaoqun Wang
Tao Xiang
Fuchun Zhang

on the behalf of the local organizing team

Key Dates

Abstract Submission Window: Oct 15 2019 - Dec 15 2019 

The abstract submission is still accepted now.

Early Registration: Jan 01 2020 - Apr 01 2020 

Regular Registration: Apr 02 2020 - May 01 2020 

Onsite Registration: May 16 - 17 2020 

Tutorial: May 17 2020 

Conference: May 18-22 2020


On behalf of the organizing committee, it is our honor to invite you to attend the 10th International Conference on Highly Frustrated Magnetism 2020 (HFM 2020) which will be held at Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China from the 17th to the 22nd of May, 2020.

This international conference will be a great opportunity for scientists from around the world to share the most recent developments in the study of frustrated magnetism. It will feature presentations reporting on experimental and theoretical studies of magnetic frustration, in all of its manifestations.

This conference follows in the series of HFM 2018 (Davis), HFM 2016 (Taipei), HFM 2014 (Cambridge), HFM 2012 (Hamilton), HFM 2010 (Baltimore), HFM 2008 (Braunschweig), HFM 2006 (Osaka), HFM 2003 (Grenoble) and HFM 2000 (Waterloo).

Founded in 1896, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) is among the oldest higher education institutions in China. Today, SJTU is a National Key University administered by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and supported by both MOE and Shanghai Municipal Government. Through its 120 years' unremitting efforts, SJTU has become a national leader in higher education, research and international collaboration.

We look forward to seeing you in Shanghai in 2020.