The International Ion Channel Conference is a academic conference jointly organized by scientists at home and abroad every two years. It aims to provide an international and high-level exchange and cooperation platform for experts, scholars and researchers in the field of ion channel research. The conference has been successfully held for seven consecutive sessions in Dalian (2007) , Haerbin (2009) , Shanghai (2011) , Shijiazhuang (2013) , Luzhou (2015) , Qingdao (2017). The scale of participants is constantly expanding, which is an important academic event with considerable international influence.
The 8th International Ion Channel Conference will be held at Hebei University of Technology, in August 7th to 8th . Many academicians, scientists and scholars from many countires are invited to attend the conference, and scholars at home and abroad who are active in biophysics, physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience and other fields will attend the conference. The conference will be conducted in the form of conference reports, keynote reports and posters. There will be many academicians and famous scientists giving wonderful special academic reports. The theme of the conference covers all aspects of ion channel research, it provides a multi-system and multi-level communication platform for scientists from all over the world, and a good communication environment for international and domestic scientific research cooperation.