There are few more perfect places to discuss the cutting edge of magnetic particle research than beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. This 3 day meeting will include fantastic talks, and presentations from the leaders in the field of magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical applications. This conference will bring a diverse group of disciplines together to discuss the frontiers in the characterization and control of magnetic carriers. The program includes invited talks, contributed talks, and posters. A separate session focused on career development for students will also be included. A social event will also be held the evening before the meeting (6/04/17) to greet friends and colleagues, old and new.