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13 June


14 June


15 June


Conference opening

Electrospun Nb, Ti, and Fe based oxide nanofibers and their Electrochemical Properties

Invited Lecture - M. V. Reddy – National University of Singapore, Singapore


Electrospray synthesis of LiCoO2 and Li4Ti5O12 thin films as positive and negative electrodes for Lithium-ion batteries

I. Bezza, University François Rabelais Tours, France

10.40-11.10 Coffee break

Electrospun carbon nanofiber composites for high performance rechargeable batteries

Invited Lecture – J-K. Kim, The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong


Electro-spun electrodes for aluminium ion batteries

T. Nann – Victoria University of WelIington, New Zealand


Influence of Processing Parameters on Electrochemical Performance of Carbonised Electrospun PAN Fibre Mats as Electrodes in Aqueous Alkaline Metal-Air Batteries

M. Gehring, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

12.45-14.30 Lunch break

Ion Conducting Membrane Elaborated by Electrospinning

Invited Lecture - C. Laberty – Sorbonne University, France


High surface-to-volume electrodes for flow batteries via electrospinning of flat fibers

S. Yadav, University of Waterloo, Canada


Electrospinning to prepare mesostructured photocatalysts and photoelectrodes

R. Marschall, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, Germany


Electrospinning of silica fibres without carrier polymer for advanced applications

K. De Clerck, Ghent University, Belgium

16.30-18.30 Poster session & Coffee Break



Electrospun materials based on high-performance polymers applied for energy devices. From laboratory up to industrial scale

Invited Lecture - Y. Ponomarev, Elmarco s.r.o., Czech Republic


Towards more hydrophilic proton-exchange membranes: Adjusting the wetting properties by electrospinning PVDF-HPF/PVP blends

M.S. Mu’min, IMTEK, University of Freiburg, Germany

10.40-11.10 Coffee break

Centrifugal-spinning technology and its applications for energy

Invited Lecture – L. Merlo, Solvay, Belgium


Functional electrospun nanofibre scaffolds for PEM fuel cell membranes with enhanced mechanical and chemical stability

M. Zaton, ICGM AIME, Montpellier University, France

12.40-14.30 Lunch

Electrospinning for bioenergy

Invited Lecture - D. Cornu, ENSCM, Montpellier, France


Doped Tungsten Carbide nanofibers as PEM catalyst support materials

J. Chamier, University of Cape Town, South Africa


Tailored PEMFC Catalyst Layer: Hierarchical Nanofibrous Electrodes

F. Farina, ICGM AIME, Montpellier University, France

 16:05-16:30  Coffee Break

High Throughput Coaxial Electrospinning to Generate Efficient Heat Storage Biomaterials

J.M. Lagaron, Novel Materials and Nanotechnology Group, IATA-CSIC, Spain


LaPrNiO4+δ as innovative oxygen electrode for intermediate temperature solid oxide cells: role of active functional layer manufactured by electrostatic spray deposition

N.I. Khamidy, University Grenoble-Alpes, LEPMI, France

19.00 Gala Dinner

Electrospinning of active organic materials, functional polymers, and nanocomposites for photonics and energy harvesting

Invited Lecture – D. Pisignano, University of Pisa, Italy


Study of gas-adsorption energies on PAN based electrospun carbon fibres

H. Tempel, Forschungszentrum Jülich, Germany

10.40-11.10 Coffee break

Development of membranes for the co-electrolysis of CO2 and H2O

F. Spanu, ICGM AIME, Montpellier University, France


Three-dimensional characterization of electrospun nanofibers by X-ray nano-CT

A. Hofmann, ZIK SiLi-nano MLU Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

12.00-12:10 Conference closing