The organisation, scientific programme and admission of participants for the 8th international conference on Highly Frustrated Magnetism (HFM 2016) was performed in order to allow full inclusion of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, physical abilities or religious beliefs.

Just before the meeting, accounting for nationality (based on home institution) 22 countries will be represented, by passport traveling on more than 35 countries will be attending. Approximately 80% of the participants will be male and just over 20% of those attending identified themselves as students.