The international workshop on Advances in 2D Materials (IW2DM) is being organized during 22-23 July, 2019 at Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Thiruvananthapuram, India. The workshop aims to bring experts from all around the world as well as eminent scientists from India on a common platform to discuss the cutting edge innovations and recent happenings in this emerging area of materials science. Workshop will host plenary and invited talks from world-renowned scientists, and multiple poster sessions on various aspects of 2D layered materials. The field of 2D materials is an emerging interdisciplinary research area that will have major impact in diverse fields such as Physics, Chemistry, Engineering, Bio-sciences etc. The proposed workshop is the first-of-its-kind event happening in India and therefore would provide a perfect platform to showcase the research achievements of world class Indian Scientists/Researchers in this upcoming field.