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Linz, Austria, June 11 - 14, 2017
Johannes Kepler University
ISPAC 2017
30th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization
Linz, Austria
June 11 - 14, 2017

ISPAC 2012  10 – 13 JUNE

ROLDUC ABBEY, KERKRADE, THE NETHERLANDS

PROGRAM

 

Download detailed lecture schedule as PDF document.     

 

SUNDAY 10 JUNE

Short Course

Location: Lecture Hall 2

 8:30 –  9:00 Registration Short Course  
 9:00 – 10:30 Polymer solution characterization - Dr. Liz Meehan, AstraZeneca, UK
10:30 – 11:00 Pause
11:00 – 12:30 Characterization of polymers for biomedical applications - Dr. Edmondo Benetti, University of Padova & University of Twente
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 AFM and biomechanics - Dr. Peter Schön, University of Twente, The Netherlands
15:30 – 16:00 Pause
16:00 – 17:30 Polymer membranes - Dr. Kitty Nijmeijer, University of Twente, The Netherlands
18:00 – 19:00 Conference registration  
19:00 – 21:00 Dinner buffet  

 

MONDAY 11 JUNE

Session 1 Recent Trends in Solution Characterization of Polymers

Location: Aula Minor

 8:00 –  8:30 Conference registration  
 8:30 –  9:15 Invited I Prof. Peter Schoenmakers - University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Towards Hyperformance Polymer Separations
 9:15 – 10:00 Invited II Prof. Wayne F. Reed - Tulane University, New Orleans, USA
Recent advances in polymer reaction monitoring and solution characterization
10:00 – 10:0 Discussion I & II  
10:20 – 11:00 Coffee-break (& mount posters)  
11:00 – 12:30 6 x 15 min. Contributed lectures: CL-1 - CL-6
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch Location: Main dining room
13:30 – 13:50 Promotion Lecture Malvern 
Location: T.B.A.
B. Postma: The benefits of moving from single to multi-detector size exclusion chromatography 

 

Session 2    Polymers and Energy: The Characterization Challenge

Location: Aula Minor

14:00 – 14:45 Invited III Dr. Joost Duvigneau – AeroTech Development, The Netherlands
Polymer Nanocomposite Foams: Towards an increased thermal efficiency of buildings
14:45 – 15:30 Invited IV Prof. Rene Janssen - TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Polymer solar cells: Status and challenges
15:30 – 15:50 Discussion III & IV  
15:50 – 16:30 Coffee-break  
     
Session 2A Location: T.B.A.  
16:30 – 18:30 8 x 15 min. Contributed lectures: CL-7 - CL-14
Session 2B Location: T.B.A.  
16:30 – 18:30 8 x 15 min. Contributed lectures, CL-15 - CL-22
     
18:30 – 20:30 Dinner buffet
Poster session I
Main dining room
Lecture Hall 4

 

Session 3    25 Years of ISPAC: Excellence in Polymer Analysis and Characterization

Location: Aula Minor

20:30 – 21:15 KEYNOTE LECTURE Prof. Guy Berry - Carnegie-Mellon University, USA
Twenty five years of ISPAC
21:15 – 21:45 Panel discussion  
21:45 – 22:00 25 years of ISPAC jubilee celebration, drinks

                                                

TUESDAY 12 JUNE

Session 4     Polymers in Biomedical Applications

Location: Aula Minor

 8:30 –  9:15 Invited V Dr. Edmondo Benetti –University of Padova, Italy / University of Twente, The Netherlands
Polymeric grafts at biological interfaces: Engineering and application
  9:15 – 10:00 Invited VI Prof. Christine Jérôme - University of Liege, Belgium
Reversible networks for advanced smart biomaterials
10:00 – 10:20 Discussion V & VI  
10:20 – 11:00 Coffee-break  
11:00 – 12:30 6 x 15 min. Contributed lectures: CL-23 - CL-28
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch  
13:30 – 13:50 Promotion lecture Waters
Location: T.B.A.
S.Harden Extending the Capabilities of MS Technologies for Polymers Analysis using Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry

                        

Session 5     Polymer Composites

Location: Aula Minor

14:00 – 14:45 Invited VII Prof. Bela Pukanszky - BME, Budapest, Hungary
Characterization of PLA/wood “green” composites:
Structure, physical ageing, micromechanics, and performance
14:45 – 15:30 Invited VIII Prof. Ton Peijs - Queen Mary University of London, UK
Making composites without matrix
15:30 – 15:50 Discussion VII & VIII  
15:50 – 16:30 Coffee-break  
16.30 – 18:30 8 x 15 min. Contributed lectures: CL-29 - CL-36
18:30 – 19:30 Drinks Poster session II
19:30 – 22:00 Conference dinner  

                             

WEDNESDAY 13 JUNE

Session 6     Micro- and Nanotechnology with Polymers

Location: Aula Minor

 8.30 – 09:15 Invited IX Prof. Jürgen Rühe - IMTEK University of Freiburg, Germany
Diffusion of polymers through nanopores:
New perspectives for the analysis of watersoluble polymers?
  9:15 – 10:00 Invited X Prof. Philippe Leclère - University of Mons, Belgium
ICMS- Eindhoven University, The Netherlands
Scanning probe microscopy of (complex) polymeric materials:
beyond imaging their morphology
10:00 – 10:20 Discussion IX & X  
10:20 – 10:45 Coffee-break  DPI Poster Price announcement
10:45 – 12:45 8 x 15 min.  Contributed lectures: CL-37 - CL-44
12:45 – 14:00 Lunch  

 

Session 7     General Papers

Location: Aula Minor

14:00 – 16:15 9 x 15 min. Contributed lectures: CL-45 - CL-53
16:30 End congress & departure  
16:30 – 17:30 Optional: Rolduc abbey and rococo library tour                                                                      
17:30 – 18:30 Optional: dinner