• 12th EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON ELECTROCHEMICAL ENGINEERING
    Electrochemistry for electrification and energy transition toward a sustainable future
    June 14-18, 2020 – Leeuwarden, the Netherlands
    Organized by Working Party on Electrochemical Engineering at EFCE in cooperation with Wetsus
    De Harmonie theater
    (www.wetsus.nl, www.harmonie.nl)

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12th EUROPEAN SYMPOSIUM ON ELECTROCHEMICAL ENGINEERING

All around us we can see the rapid electrification of our society, changing how we recover valuable resources in a more sustainable way, make chemical products, store energy, provide energy to our houses, and go from place to place. Increasingly we move from molecular building blocks and processes towards a world where the electron is the carrier of energy and information, and is the key building block to create new materials.

It is our pleasure to invite you to attend the 12th European Symposium on Electrochemical Engineering (ESEE 2020). This international scientific conference will be held on June 14-18, 2020, in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands. The scope of ESEE 2020 is “Electrochemistry for electrification and energy transition toward a sustainable future”, which captures our aim to showcase scientific advances in physical, chemical and biochemical routes towards a future where electrochemical engineering is part of a sustainable society, closing resource cycles and contributing to zero-pollution mobility and manufacturing.

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The 12th European Symposium on Electrochemical Engineering is a vibrant international scientific conference, where we discuss electrochemical engineering from the scale of molecules to complete systems. It is a meeting place for all attendants to present and discuss new scientific and commercial ideas, motivated by scientific curiosity and excellence, and thereby inspire our community to move forward in exciting and relevant ways.

The ESEE 2020 is a place to share both experimental as well as theoretical findings in the field of electrochemical engineering. Out of the many relevant topics that are within the scope of this international scientific conference, important examples are the search for sustainable, safe, and affordable methods for water treatment (desalination and micropollutant removal), as well as energy storage at high efficiency and low costs.

We are looking forward to seeing you at ESEE 2020 in Leeuwarden, The Netherlands.

Previous years: 2017

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INVITED SPEAKERS


Matthias Wessling

RWTH Aachen University, Germany

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Menachem Elimelech

Yale University, USA

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Martin Z Bazant

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

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Elif Karatay

Palo Alto Research Center, USA

Design of electrochemical concentration stages of highly concentrated liquid desiccant solutions

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Geoff Kelsall

Imperial College London, UK

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Wolfgang Nitschke

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France

Life's emergence: an early success story of electrochemical free energy conversion

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Matthew Suss

Technion, Israel

Co-generation of electricity and desalted water using chemical energy

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Manuel Andres Rodrigo

Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

The binomial Technology Readiness Level / Environmental Electrochemical Engineering: where are we and where are we going?

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Xiao Su

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champain, USA

Electrochemical engineering of redox-active systems for materials processing and selective separations

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Annemiek ter Heijne

Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Understanding and influencing biological conversions with electrodes

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Slawomir Porada

Wetsus, the Netherlands

Emerging water technologies by electrochemical engineering

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VENUE

The conference will be held at the city theatre “De Harmonie”, one of the largest theatres in The Netherlands. From solar panels on the roof to conscious use of water and electricity, from fair trade coffee to the use of local products at the restaurant, De Harmonie holds strong values concerning sustainability and environmental responsibility.

Address

Ruiterskwartier 4
8911 BP Leeuwarden


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PROGRAMME

Scope
The scope of ESEE 2020 is “Electrochemistry for electrification and energy transition toward a sustainable future”, which captures our aim to showcase scientific advances in physical, chemical and biochemical routes towards a future where electrochemical engineering is part of a sustainable society, closing resource cycles and contributing to zero-pollution mobility and manufacturing.


Topics
  • Electrocatalysis and electrochemical technologies
  • Safe water and air
  • Corrosion science for durable materials
  • Water electrolysis and fuel cells
  • Novel energy storage devices, batteries, and electrochemical capacitors
  • Bioelectrochemistry for energy conversion and resource recovery
  • Green capture and conversion of CO2
  • Electrochemical recovery of raw materials
  • Advanced membranes and electrodes for selective ion removal
  • General session

SCHEDULE

14:00 – 18:00
Registration
19:00 – 20:30
Welcome Reception
09:00 – 9:30
Opening Ceremony
9:30 – 10:20
Plenary Lecture
10:20 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 13:00
Session I, II
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 16:00
Session I, II
16:00 – 16:30
Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:30
Session I, II
09:00 – 09:50
Plenary Lecture
09:50 – 10:20
Coffee Break
10:20 – 12:40
Session I, II
12:40 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 16:00
Session I, II
16:00 – 18:00
Poster Session
09:00 – 09:50
Plenary Lecture
09:50 – 10:20
Coffee Break
10:20 – 12:00
Session I, II
12:00 – 13:00
Lunch
13:00 – 19:00
Trip / Excursion
20:00 – 23:00
Congress Dinner
09:00 – 09:50
Plenary Lecture
09:50 – 10:20
Coffee Break
10:20 – 12:20
Session I, II
12:30 – 13:00
Closing Ceremony
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch

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CALL FOR PAPER

The call for abstracts will open on November 1, 2019.

IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES

Call for abstracts November 1, 2019
Deadline for abstract submission January 15, 2020
Confirmation of Acceptance March 15, 2020
Deadline for early-bird registration March 31, 2020
Tentative program online April 1, 2020

ACCOMMODATION

Please note that accommodation is not included in the registration fee. Suggestions for hotels can be found below.


FLETCHER HOTEL-PALEIS STADHOUDERLIJK HOF
(0.6 km from venue, city centre)
Hofplein 29
8911 HJ Leeuwarden

ORANJE HOTEL LEEUWARDEN
(0.7 km from venue, close to train station)
Stationsweg 4
8911 AG Leeuwarden

GRAND HOTEL POST-PLAZA
(0.9 km from venue, city centre)
Tweebaksmarkt 25 - 27
8911 KW Leeuwarden

STENDEN HOTEL
(1.4 km from venue)
Rengerslaan 8
8917 DD Leeuwarden

WTC HOTEL
(1.6 km from venue, easy parking)
Heliconweg 52
8914 AT LEEUWARDEN

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COMMITTEES AND CONTACTS

Scientific advisory committee

Karel Bouzek Institute of Chemical Technology Prague, Czech Republic)

Claudia Weidlich (DECHEMA e.V., Karl-Winnacker-Institut, Germany)

Johan-Maria Deconinck (Vrije Univ. Brussel, Belgium)

Zoran Mandic (University of Zagreb, Croatia)

Alain Bergel (CNRS - Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse, France)

Karine Groenen-Serrano (CNRS, Université Paul Sabatier, France)

Francois Lapique (CNRS - Nancy Université, France)

Henry Bergmann (Anhalt University of Applied Sciences, Germany)

Symeos Bebelis (University of Patras, Greece)

Niki Kouloumbi (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)

Yoram Oren (Ben Gurion University, Israel)

Matthew Suss (Technion, Israel)

Achille de Battisti (Università di Ferrara, Italy)

Simonetta Palmas (University of Cagliari, Italy)

Arjan Hovestad (TNO, The Netherlands)

Kemal Nisancioglu (Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway)

Mário G.S. Ferreira (Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Portugal)

Adelio Miguel Magalhaes Mendes (University of Porto, Portugal)

Alexey D. Davydov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia)

Vladimir Fateev (Institute of Hydrogen Energy and Plasma Technology, Russia)

Velizar Stankovic (University of Belgrade, Serbia)

Ján Híveš (Slovak University of Technology, Slovak Republic)

Manuel Andrés Rodrigo (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)

Vicente Montiel (Universidad de Alicante, Spain)

Ann Cornell (KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden)

Christos Comninellis (Institut des Sciences et Ingénierie Chimique, Switzerland)

Maryna Ved (National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute", Ukraine)

Geoff Kelsall (Imperial College London, UK)

Sudipta Roy (University of Strathclyde, UK)

Frank Walsh (University of Southampton, UK)


 

Program committee

Michele Tedesco (Wetsus)

Maarten Biesheuvel (Wetsus)

Bert Hamelers (Wetsus)

Jouke Dykstra (Wageningen University & Research)

Bastian Mei (University of Twente)

Willem Haverkort (Delft University of Technology)

David Vermaas (Delft University of Technology)

Enas Othman (Wetsus)

Emad Al-Dhubhani (Wetsus)

Seniz Ucar (Norwegian UST)

Deepika L. Ramasamy (Lappeenranta UT)

Thijs de Groot (Nouryon, TU Eindhoven)

Antoni Forner-Cuenca (TU Eindhoven)




For more information: esee2020@wetsus.nl

Organising committee (Wetsus)

Michele Tedesco

Enas Othman

Qingdian Shu

Mariana Rodrigues

Ragne Pärnamäe

Catarina Simões

Emad Al-Dhubhani

Hester Henstra

Linda van der Ploeg

REGISTRATION

The registration will open on November 1, 2019.


Early-bird registration
(before March 31, 2020)
Late registration
(after April 01, 2020)
Standard fee EUR 450 EUR 550
Students (incl. PhD. students) EUR 350 EUR 450



The conference fee includes access to the scientific sessions and excursion, conference materials, all meals including lunches, conference dinner and coffee breaks. Accompanying persons are allowed to take part in excursion and all social events including conference dinner. 



Cancellations and refunds

The registration fee will be refunded (with a deduction of 10% to cover the handling costs) if participation in the conference is cancelled in writing before May 10, 2020. No refund will be granted after this date.

Invitation to Sponsor

Join over 200 professionals from different fields on the new developments on electrochemistry towards a sustainable future.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 

The 12th European Symposium on Electrochemical Engineering booklet offers a range of Sponsorship packages allowing you to select your organisation’s involvement and maximise your corporate exposure. By sponsoring our event, you not only advertise your organization, but you can cement your products and services as the ‘go-to’ brand for professionals of different fields within electrochemistry, engineering, etc. In this symposium, as a sponsor you will be able to display your organization products, taking part in the exhibition as well as presenting your company in different occasions during the programme.

 

Claim your own share on a sustainable future!

 

5 Reasons to become a Sponsor

  1. 200 researchers, scientists and managers from all over the world
  2. World leading presentations on the last developments within the field and multiple panel discussions with industry and academia professionals
  3. Extensive visibility and client interaction for sponsors
  4. See your corporate branding advertised on all conference materials and website 
  5. Enjoy well-targeted networking opportunities

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