Special theme this year: Low-temperature fuel-cell and electrolysis technologies

Venue: Meeting room 1, building 101 at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Lyngby
Conference dinner in Jagtslottet at Schæffergården, Jægersborg Allé 166, Gentofte  

Abstract Deadline - Extended: 15th of September

The Event: The Danish Electrochemical Society (DEF) is organising an annual two-day conference on Electrochemical Science and Technology. This year the event is co-organised by various Danish R&D projects revolving around Fuel-Cell and Electrolysis technologies for operation at low temperatures (< 200 ºC) such as polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM)-based cells and alkaline electrolysis cells. The aim of this special arrangement is to facilitate the dissemination of the current status and key findings from the projects. The co-organising projects are: 

4M CentreNonPreciousSmartMEA, UPCATUPGRADE/BiofuelBEESTWind2He-STOREHEALTH-CODEKDFuelCellPower2Hydrogen/HyBalance, and Z-gap/PorouZ

Topics: The special theme this year is low-temperature fuel-cell and electrolysis technologies, including PEM fuel cells, PEM electrolysis, alkaline electrolysis, and other power-to-fuel/chemicals conversion. There will be particular thematic sessions with invited as well as contributing speakers, which will make this part of the conference a particularly valuable forum for everyone interested in fuel cells and electrolysis at any level. However, the conference also highly welcomes contributions from other parts of both fundamental and applied electrochemistry. Thus, presentations from areas such as energy conversion and storage in general (fuel cells, electrolysis, solar cells, batteries), electrocatalysis, corrosion, physical and analytical electrochemistry, (bio-)sensors, ionic liquids, computational and theoretical electrochemistry, and chemically modified electrodes, are also strongly encouraged. The society welcomes both academic and industrial researchers / professionals at all career stages to present their work. Presentations for the conference may be based either on completed research projects or on ongoing research. There will be prizes for the best oral and poster presentations given by students / postdocs.

Invited Speakers: This year's meeting has four invited speakers concentrating on different aspects of low-temperature fuel cells, electrolysis, and related electrocatalysis:

  • Prof. Dr. Werner Lehnert, Jülich: “Experimental validation of a HT-PEFC computational model”
  • Prof. Dr. Dirk HenkensmeierKorea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST): “Membranes for HT PEM Fuel Cells”
  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Arenz, University of Bern: “Mass transport in electrocatalytic reactions”
  • Assistant Prof. Maria Escudero Escribano, University of Copenhagen: “Enhanced electrocatalysis of the oxygen evolution and reduction reactions in acidic electrolyte”

Abstract Submission: Abstracts for Oral (15-20 min) or Poster (A0) presentations, max one A4 page, should be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as a Word (.doc/.docx) file no later than the 15th of September. The abstract should be written in English. Authors are requested to use the template for abstracts that can be downloaded from http://www.electrochemistry.dk/images/stories/DEF-template.doc and indicate their preferred type of presentation (poster/oral) during abstract submission.

Registration: The conference fee is 1300 DKK for DEF members and participants in the co-organising projects. For MSc/BSc students and pensioners who are DEF members the fee is 700 DKK, while the fee for all others is 1500 DKK. The fee includes lunches and refreshments during two full days as well as the conference dinner at Schæffergården (http://www.schaeffergaarden.dk/en/) in the evening of the 2nd of November. The fee does not include accommodation. A suggested accommodation possibility for attendees is Hotel Scandic Eremitage (https://www.scandichotels.dk/eremitage) located in Lyngby town centre, about 2 km from the conference venue.

For registration and payment go to https://goo.gl/sq7S6R. Please register before the 14th of October.

Notification of Abstract Approval: Authors will be notified regarding acceptance and type of presentation by email by the 29th of September.

Web: Updates about the meeting can be found at http://www.electrochemistry.dk/.

Conference Sponsors:

The conference is financially supported by the following projects: 4M Centre, NonPrecious, SmartMEA, UPCAT, BEEST, Wind2H, and e-STORE.
The meeting is also sponsored by the following companies: EWII Fuel Cells A/S, Teamator AB, and Elplatek A/S.

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