From March 4 to March 11, 2017 the
31st International Winterschool on Electronic Properties of Novel Materials (IWEPNM)  
will be organised in Kirchberg in Tirol, Austria by the groups of

C. Thomsen (Institut für Festkörperphysik, TU Berlin, DE)
J. Maultzsch 
(Institut für Festkörperphysik, TU Berlin, DE)

in cooperation with

A. Hirsch (Institut für Organische Chemie, Uni Erlangen, DE)
H. Kuzmany (Fakultät für Physik, Uni Wien, AT)
S. Reich (Fachbereich Physik, FU Berlin, DE)
S. Roth (Sineurop Nanotech GmbH, München, DE)

Kirchberg is a very nice resort for recreation and wintersports in Austria with good conference facilities. The IWEPNM is devoted to recent advances in the research field of "Novel materials". Recently the conferences focused on carbon nano