ECCE AND WCCE UPDATE!
9th European Conference of Chemical Engineering - ECCE9
and 2nd European Conference of Applied Biotechnology - ECAB2
The Hague, The Netherlands, 21-24 April 2013
As EFCE Executive Vice-President, I am especially pleased that my home country, The Netherlands, will host the ECCE9-ECAB2 from 21-24 April 2013 in The Hague.
It will be the most comprehensive Chemical and Biochemical Engineering Congress in the history of the EFCE, with a theme that encompasses every corner of today's society: "Shaping a Sustainable Future: a Partnership of Academia, Industry and Society".
The Call for Abstracts is already open, with a deadline of 15 November 2012. The Scientific Committee welcomes submissions from individuals and industrial partners.
We expect around 2300 people including 700 talented students. The programme will comprise contributions from both industry and academia, via lectures, workshops, excursions, a job market, and a large high-tech industrial innovation exhibition.
The keynote plenary speakers are:
- Peter Vadasz, Mayor of Güssing and Professor Hermann Hofbauer, University of Vienna, Austria:
'A Biomass Success Story'
- Rob van Leen, Chief Innovation Officer DSM, Netherlands:
'How DSM contributes to Sustainable Development'
- Bernhardt L. Trout, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, MIT, Cam-bridge USA:
'From Molecular Computations to Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and Their Role in Shaping a Sustainable Future'
And as a further special event, we are pleased to mark the 60th Jubilee of the EFCE. For more information see http://www.ecce2013.eu or http://www.ecab2013.eu
I look forward to seeing you in The Hague!
Executive Vice President
9th World Congress of Chemical Engineering - WCCE9
Coex, Seoul, South Korea, 18-23 August 2013
Incorporating the 15th Asian Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE 2013)
The central theme of the Congress is "Chemical Engineering: Key to the Future".
Recent information is provided in the 3rd Announcement and Call for Abstracts
Abstract submission deadline: 31 October 2012
Congress website: http://www.wcce9.org
Let's meet in NICE for ECCE10!
At its meeting in August, the EFCE Executive Board accepted a bid from its French Member Society, SFGP, to host the 10th European Congress of Chemical Engineering - ECCE10 in Nice, France, from 27 September to 1 October 2015. The theme is "Chemical Engineering for a new sustainable process industry in Europe".
Note in your calendar!
10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Barcelona, Spain, 2-6 October 2017.
EFCE EVENTS AND HIGHLIGHTS 2012-2013:
CHEMREACTOR-20 - 20th International Conference on Chemical Reactors
Mondorf Parc Hotel, Luxemburg, 3-7 December 2012 (EFCE Event No. 710)
The biennial International Conference on Chemical Reactors - CHEMREACTOR - focusses on the fundamental aspects and practical application of the catalytic processes and chemical reactors, as well as to the development of the novel technologies. The conference topics include Advances in Chemical Reactor Fundamentals; Chemical Reaction Engineering and Reactor Design - Novel Approaches, Modeling, Scale-Up, Optimization; Chemical Reactors and Technologies for Emerging Applications.
Conference website: http://conf.nsc.ru/CR-20-2012/en
Loss Prevention 2013 - 14th International Symposium on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industries
Florence, Italy, 12-15 May 2013 (EFCE Event No. 707)
The Symposium is an opportunity to share experience and to preserve existing know-how for the benefit of the process industry and the safety of employees and the public. The technical program will be structured as parallel sessions: Risk Management and regulatory issues; Human Factor and Management systems; Learning from accidents and knowledge-transfer; Process safety engineering; Material hazards.
Symposium website: http://www.aidic.it/lp2013/
ESCAPE 23 - 23rd European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering
Lappeenranta, Finland, 9-12 June 2013 (EFCE Event No. 712)
ESCAPE 23 brings together researchers and practitioners of the computer-aided process engineering (CAPE) community interested in Modelling, Simulation and Optimisation; Synthesis and Design; Automation and Control; and Education. The boundaries of CAPE have expanded and the research interests cover a wide range of interdisciplinary problems related to the current needs of society and industry. Addressing existing and emerging research trends, the technical themes of ESCAPE 23 are: Energy Systems; Sustainability of Products and Processes; Biomaterial Processing; Mineral Processing; Biomedical Engineering; and Management & Economics. ESCAPE 23 will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners to present and evaluate emerging as well as established research methods and concepts, and to learn from industrial case studies.
Symposium website: http://www.escape23.fi
ISHPPT 2013 - 6th International Symposium on High Pressure Process Technology
Belgrade, Serbia, 8-11 September 2013 (EFCE Event No. 708)
High pressure process technology increasingly offers new opportunities in transferring advances in science to technology beneficial to mankind. The 6th ISHPPT - jointly organised by the EFCE Working Party on High-Pressure Technology and Association of Chemical Engineers of Serbia - will assess the impact of rapid changes in science on the practice of chemical engineering in developing new or improved processes. The Symposium will attract participants from a wide range of research fields who will meet and discuss ideas, solutions and future issues in a relaxing and friendly environment.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 30 January 2013
Conference website: http://www.6ishppt.org.rs
ESCC 2013 - 13th Conference on Comminution and Classification
Braunschweig-Königslutter, Germany, 9-13 September 2013 (EFCE Event No. 704)
Launched in 1962, ESCC is planning its 13th event in 2013. As the host of ESCC 2013, Professor Arno Kwade is calling for interesting abstracts on comminution and classification of diverse materials. Focus topics: Processing of primary and secondary materials, especially minerals and ores; Grinding, dispersing and classification of fine particles, particularly in pharmaceutical, chemical and electronic industries; Fundamentals, modelling and simulation of particle breakage as well as of grinding and classification processes; New and non-classical applications as well as new developments of milling machines and mill periphery.
Full papers submitted will be published in a special issue of either Chemical Engineering & Technology (CET) or of the International Journal of Mineral Processing (IJMP) following a referee process.
Deadline for submission of abstracts for oral or poster contributions: 1 February 2013
Conference website: http://www.escc2013.org
Distillation & Absorption 2014 - 10th International Conference on Distillation & Absorption
Friedrichshafen, Germany, 14-17 September 2014 (EFCE Event No. 705)
Since its beginnings in 1960, the International Conference on Distillation & Absorption has become a leading scientific conference in Distillation and Absorption technology. The fine tradition which started in Brighton, UK, was carried on in Europe and celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010 in Eindhoven, NL. The hosts trust that Distillation & Absorption 2014 - jointly organised by the EFCE Working Party on Fluid Separations and the German ProcessNet Subject Division Fluid Separations - will be a landmark conference, bringing together scientists from all over Europe and beyond. Friedrichshafen, in the beautiful region of Lake Constance (Bodensee), promises not only a great scientific event but also a pleasant and memorable experience for authors, exhibitors, participants and guests alike.
Conference website: http://www.da2014.de
An extended list of events is available at http://www.efce.info/events.html