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BASF Symposium – Call for Contributions

BASF Symposium on Sustainable Chemistry – IUPAC Paris 2019
Theme: Chemistry Across the Themes
Symposium: Sustainable Chemistry, Materials and Resources for the City of the 2050s
Date/Time: 2-6pm,  July 8th

Symposium Flyer        PLEASE NOTE: Abstract Submission has been extended to 21st April
Abstract Submission

Invited Speakers

  • Professor Steven Chu: University of Stanford, Nobel Prize in Physics, former U.S. Secretary of Energy to President Barack Obama
  • Dr. Jonathan Cullen: University of Cambridge – Energy, transport and urban infrastructure
  • Professor Marc Hillmyer: University of Minnesota – Shaping the future of plastics through sustainable polymer science and technology

IUPAC 2019
The symposium forms part of the 47th IUPAC Congress, to be held in Paris July 5-12 2019
Event website and full programme

 

CCUS – Special Issue – Call for Contributions

Applied Energy:
Advances in Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS)

Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) is a vital and potentially effective technology to substantially decrease CO2 emissions from the use of fossil fuels. There is an urgent need for research and development to deliver cost-effective CCUS technologies for the capture, conversion, utilization, transportation, and storage of CO2.

This Special Issue, which will highlight the technological developments and future opportunities, as well as the current status of CCUS technology options, will be of great value to engineers, scientists and decision makers working in academia, industry and government. It will help to accelerate advanced research and development on CCUS technologies, while emphasizing their challenges from a sustainable perspective. Recognizing the diverse nature of CCUS, we invite researchers to submit their high-quality review or original research papers that discuss fundamental processes and emerging strategies, field, laboratory, and modeling studies.

Paper submission deadline: July 31, 2019
Final decision notification: December 31, 2019

Full Details, including ‘Guide to Authors’ here.

 

Help Transform Tomorrow!

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Sheffield is recruiting 5 new academics to join their vibrant community, apply online today. Watch this video on why to work in the department.

The department has identified the following fields of particular interest – including some with clear relevance to Carbon Dioxide Utilisation.

  • Biological Engineering (focussing on bioprocess engineering or biopharmaceutical engineering to support the Pharmaceutical Engineering programmes)
  • Systems Engineering / Sustainable Engineering (including Energy but relevant to chemical/biological engineering) and
  • Process Safety (to fulfil the ambition of developing excellence in process safety research and education).

Outstanding candidates in other areas of chemical engineering will also be considered.

Closing date: 24 April 2019                                                 Recruitment Details

Catalysis: from understanding to applications (Summer School)

The 1st Summer School “Catalysis: from understanding to applications” integrating heterogeneous, homogeneous and enzymatic catalysis, will be held in Albi (South West France) during June 18-21, 2019.

The School presents modern approaches to understand the mechanism of homogeneous, heterogeneous and enzymatic catalytic reactions, with a focus on the activation of small molecules. A foundation for those seeking to develop new catalytic systems for a sustainable chemistry.

This event particularity suits PhD students, Post-docs, Master students, and may also be of interest to academic and industrial engineers and researchers.

Event Website           Programme            Registration is open until April 30, 2019

 

Programme for Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers (Cologne, March 2019)

Nova have announced a near final programme for their 7th Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers.

Online registration is here.

CO2Chem members qualify for a 15% discount – contact r.pilling@sheffield.ac.uk for details.

This years’s conference includes an associated prize: “Innovation Award on the best CO2-based product or technology 2019”.  Application deadline is the 4th February.

FULL EVENT DETAILS 

 

CONNECTING SCIENCE & SOCIETY – Summer School Opportunity

CONNECTING SCIENCE & SOCIETY – COMMUNICATING RESEARCH ON SUSTAINABILITY AND GLOBAL CHANGE

The Potsdam Summer School 2019 is calling for applications now!

The event itself, taking place from August 20 through August 29, 2019 in Potsdam, Germany, will explore the importance of science communication in order to find effective ways of communicating highly relevant topics in the field of sustainability and global change.  The aim is to bring together talented early-career scientists and young professionals operating in the private sector, governmental agencies and non-governmental organisations from many different parts of the world to discuss frontier (research) questions on future sustainable development.

The Potsdam Summer School provides a unique opportunity for all participants to foster international cooperation and an interdisciplinary exchange of ideas. 

The programme will comprise lectures, various discussion formats, and interactive group work activities. The call for applications will start on February 01. The deadline for submitting applications will be on April 30.

For further information: www.potsdam-summer-school.org

CDU Postdoc at Swansea, UK

The Energy Safety Research Institute (ESRI) is advertising a PDRA post based at Swansea to undertake studies in carbon dioxide utilisation. The work forms part of a project on Reduced Industrial Carbon Emissions (RICE) and will focus on electrolyser design and development for CO2 conversion to high value-added products.

Further Details

Application deadline is 01-01-2019

 

 

 

 

 

Carbon Dioxide Utilisation – Online Resources

What are the best  information and engagement resources relating to Carbon Dioxide Utilisation?

We’d like to add sign-posts from our website. We’d be very interested to hear your suggestions.

This could be material aimed at schools, university, industry, government and/or for general public. It could cover general principles or more specific examples.

In the meantime here’s a video from CCm Technologies, a CO2Chem network member.

 

 

CO2 Reuse Summit 2019

CO2Chem is again media partner for the CO2 Reuse Summit, taking place on  8-9 May 2019 in Berlin. The event brings together major stakeholders from the industry to highlight latest developments related to carbon utilization.

The programme will address challenges and opportunities when it comes to technology, economics and policy. The organisers invite you to join your peers for 2 days of interactive presentations, case studies and networking sessions and to get involved in building a decarbonized society.

Further Details

CO2 Utilisation Conference & Innovation Prize

Conference

The  nova-Institute is organizing the 7thConference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Fuels, Chemistry and Polymers. The conference is aimed at providing international major players from the field of sustainable fuels, chemicals and polymers from CO2 with an opportunity to present and discuss their latest developments and strategies. The participants include interested experts from industry, associations, policy and civil society who wish to get a full picture of how this new and exciting scenario is unfolding. The conference provides an opportunity to meet the right partners for future alliances.

Innovation Award

For the first time this year, there will be an associated Prize: “Innovation Award on the best CO2-based product or technology 2019”. Interested applicants will find all the information they need to take part in the competition here: http://co2-chemistry.eu/award-application/

 

Upcoming Events

Sep
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2019
all-day Summer School @ The Diamond, Sheffield University
Summer School @ The Diamond, Sheffield University
Sep 2 – Sep 4 all-day
A series of CO2Chem, Network Events are taking place from 2nd to 6th September 2019: Summer School (Mon-Wed) Workshop (Thu) Network Reception and Annual Dinner (Thu Eve) Status Conference (Fri) All events take place at Sheffield[...]
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2019
all-day CCU Workshop @ The Diamond, Sheffield University
CCU Workshop @ The Diamond, Sheffield University
Sep 5 all-day
A series of CO2Chem, Network Events are taking place from 2nd to 6th September 2019: Summer School (Mon-Wed) Workshop (Thu) Network Reception and Annual Dinner (Thu Eve) Status Conference (Fri) All events take place at Sheffield[...]
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6
Fri
2019
all-day CO2Chem Status Conference @ The Diamond, Sheffield University
CO2Chem Status Conference @ The Diamond, Sheffield University
Sep 6 – Sep 10 all-day
A series of CO2Chem, Network Events are taking place from 2nd to 6th September 2019: Summer School (Mon-Wed) Workshop (Thu) Network Reception and Annual Dinner (Thu Eve) Status Conference (Fri) All events take place at Sheffield[...]
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all-day Sustainability Metrics – Trackin...
Sustainability Metrics – Trackin...
Sep 11 all-day
Sustainability Metrics - Tracking, Measuring and Reporting Responsible Innovation
Measure and monitor your supply chain’s performance with appropriate and easy-to-use sustainability metrics. Existing industrial sustainability metrics primarily focus on the chemical process, although the need to consider the performance of a “bigger picture” is[...]
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2019
all-day 4th EuCheMS Conference on Green ... @ Tarragona, Spain
4th EuCheMS Conference on Green ... @ Tarragona, Spain
Sep 22 – Sep 25 all-day
4th EuCheMS Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry @ Tarragona, Spain
This conference continues the successful meetings held in Budapest (2013), Lisbon (2015) and York (2017) and offers opportunities to discuss the latest developments in green & sustainable chemistry, creation of new partnerships and amplifying existing[...]