Scientific Programme/Schedule

The programme is complete (as of 6th of May 2021).

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

13:00 - 13:15F. Härtig, Vice President of PTB
Welcome address
 Fundamentals of Calorimetry (Chair: D. Walter)
13:15 - 14:00F. Hohls (Braunschweig) - Electrical quantum metrology in the new SI
14:00 - 14:45G. Pottlacher (Graz) - 40 years of dynamic pulse-calorimetry at TU Graz - From room temperature up to the critical point
14:45 - 15:15Coffee Break
Active Break - Low-intensity physical exercise to loosen and strengthen your muscles, helping to balance out the otherwise sedentary nature of the conference. (15 min).
15:15 - 16:15Introduction to posters, 2 min each (Chair: H. Heerklotz)
 High Temperature Calorimetry (Chair: G. Pottlacher)Battery Calorimetry (Chair: F. Mertens)
16:15 - 16:35R. Razouk (Trappes) - Towards accurate measurements of specific heat of solids by drop calorimetry up to 3000°CM. Steeb (Braunschweig) - Thermal investigation of battery heat production and aging using an isoperibolic calorimeter
16:35 - 16:55V. Stahl (Stuttgart) - Validation of a real-scale high-temperature calorimeter - lessons learnedC. Ortmann (Eschborn) - The Role of Isothermal Microcalorimetry in Battery Development
16:55 - 17:15Coffee Break
 High Temperature Calorimetry (Chair: J. Seidel)
17:15 - 18:00A. Navrotzky (Tempe, Arizona) - Recent developments in high temperature calorimetry

Thursday, 27 May 2021

 Process Simulation (Chair: S. Neuenfeld)Thermochemistry (Chair: J. Seidel)
09:00 - 09:30M. Busch (Darmstadt) - Simulating High-Pressure Polymerization Processes - Acquisition of Thermophysical Properties and their Impact - 
09:00 - 09:20M. Konnova (Samara) - Thermochemistry and thermodynamics of promising hydrogen carriers
09:20 - 09:40T. A. Mukhametzyanov (Kazan) - Possibilities for studying the fusion of metastable forms of compounds using Fast Scanning Calorimetry
09:40 - 10:00J. E. K. Schawe (Nänikon) - Calorimetric investigations of the transformations in metastable phases of metal alloys
10:00 - 10:20S. O. Kondratev (Rostock) - The stabilizing power of dispersion forces in aromatic compounds
09:30 - 10:00N. V. Muravjev (Moscow)  - Solving the puzzles of energetic materials using thermal analysis tools and advanced kinetic modeling with THINKS
10:00 - 10:30M. J. Kriegel (Freiberg) - High-temperature calorimetry as a basis for thermodynamic optimization using the CalPhaD approach
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
Relaxing Break - Light movement and conscious breathing exercises to help alleviate the stress of the conference. The relaxing break invites you to arrive in the “here and now” and to pause for a moment (held in German by E. Gades, 15 min).
 Material Science (Chair: F. Mertens)Thermochemistry (Chair: M. Feist)
11:00 - 11:20S. Groёl (Munich) - Determining α-relaxations with isothermal microcalorimetry to develop freeze dried products with improved shelf life from a thermodynamical point of viewD. Klimm (Berlin) - Rare-earth oxide systems for substrate and laser applications
11:20 - 11:40M. Tidau (Braunschweig) - Multistage differential scanning calorimetry as a tool for the definition of process windows for the production of 3D-printing filaments for individualized medicinesL. Q. Wagner (Gießen) - Nanoparticle-Derived Mesoporous Ceria-Zirconia Structures: Understanding the Low-Temperature Solid-State Intermixing
11:40 - 12:00I. Łukaszewska (Kraków) - Calorimetric study of hydrated poloxamer-based polyurethanes - thermoresponsive transition and peculiar antiplasticizationV. L. S. Freitas (Porto) - Phase transitions study of the o-acetylnaphthol isomers by Calvet microcalorimetry
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
 Workshop Respirometry vs. Calorimetry (Chair: D. Singer)
13:00 - 13:10C. Ortmann (Eschborn) - The Thermal Activity Monitor (TAM)
13:10 - 13:20E. Gnaiger (Innsbruck) - The O2k
13:20 - 13:30M. Jansson (Solna) - The calScreener
13:30 - 13:40W. Kammerloher (Waldbronn) - The Seahorse
13:40 - 14:00Panel Discussion
14:00 - 15:00Poster Discussion / Discussion on Instruments / Coffee Break
Active Break - Low-intensity physical exercise to loosen and strengthen your muscles, helping to balance out the otherwise sedentary nature of the conference (15 min).
 Application of Respirometry and Calorimetry (Chair: D. Singer)Thermodynamics (Chair: C. Schick)
15:00 - 15:15O. Braissant (Basel) - Use of isothermal microcalorimetry for personalized medicine applications 
15:00 - 15:20I. V. Andreeva (Rostock) - Development of a “Molecular Hook” group contribution approach for prediction of thermodynamic properties of substituted benzenes and amino alcohols
15:20 - 15:40F. Habermann (Freiberg) - Thermodynamic Study of the Dehydrogenation Reactions of the Complex Hydrides Mg(AlH4)2 and Ca(AlH4)2
15:40 - 16:00R. Siewert (Rostock) - The Relative Thermodynamic Stability of Diamond and Graphite
16:00 - 16:20J. Sartorius (Darmstadt) - Transitiometry for measurements of physical properties under high pressure
15:15 - 15:30T. Fromme (Freising) - Application of different respirometric assay systems to characterize the membrane permeabilization potency of saponins
15:30 - 15:45M. Gonzáles Moreno (Berlin) - Antimicrobial activity of bioactive glass S53P4 against representative microorganisms causing osteomyelitis – Real-time assessment by isothermal microcalorimetry
15:45 - 16:00K. N. Kragh (Copenhagen) - Predicting effective antimicrobial combination treatment in vivo with microcalorimetry screening
16:00 - 16:15M. Szibor (Jena) - Respiratory chain signalling is essential for adaptive remodelling following cardiac ischaemia
16:20 - 16:45Coffee Break
 New Techniques (Chair: C. Schick)
16:45 - 17:30J. Vlassak (Cambridge, Massachusetts) - Picocalorimeter Sensor for Liquid Samples with Application to Chemical Reactions and Biochemistry


Friday, 28 May 2021

 Flow Calorimetry (Chair: M. Gödde)Biocalorimetry (Chair: H. Bunjes)
09:00 - 09:30K. Hellgardt (London) - Flow Calorimetry 
09:00 - 09:20D. Bravo (Mosquera) - Using Isothermal microcalorimetry to measure cadmium related microbial activity and antagonic activity of fungal populations of cacao-growing farms in Colombia
09:20 - 09:40J. Hoffmann (Freiberg) - Comparative calorimetric measurements of two leaching-active bacterial strains
09:40 - 10:00J. Lerchner (Freiberg) - Chip-calorimetric assessment of heat generation during Ca2+ uptake by digitonin-permeabilized Trypanosoma cruzi
10:00 - 10:20T. Maskow (Leipzig) - Thermodynamics and kinetics of enzymatic degradation of nanoplastics analyzed in real time using isothermal microcalorimetry
09:30 - 10:00A. Georg (Neftenbach) - Continuous Reaction Calorimetry
10:00 - 10:30T. A. Frede (Dortmund) - Continuous Flow Reaction Calorimetry
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
Qigong - A harmonious combination of awareness, breathing and movement to help you regain calm and strength (15 min).
 Process Safety (Chair: S. Neuenfeld)Instrumentation (Chair: J. Lerchner)
11:00 - 11:20E. Füglein (Selb) - Accelerating Rate Calorimetry (ARC) for Investigation of Thermal Hazard Potential and Thermal RunawayC. Fricke (Leipzig) - Insights of an isothermal microcalorimeter - Flow and heat transfer simulations as a development tool for calorimeter design and construction
11:20 - 11:40G. Lebourleux (Caluire-et-Cuire) - Thermal analysis and calorimetry for process safety applicationsO. Savard (Abington) - See what is really happening within your furnaces
11:40 - 12:00S. Salg (Ludwigshafen) - Simulation of Decomposition Reactions considering the Residual Cooling Capacity of Industrial ReactorsM. Gerlach (Selb) - Chip-based Calorimeter in combination with RAMAN-spectroscopy inclusive related investigations
12:00 - 12:20D. Berset (Basel) - How to deal with a criticality class 5; calorimetric studiesC. Schick (Rostock/Kazan) - Fast scanning calorimetry for determining specific heat capacity
12:20 - 12:40M. Gosewinkel (Marl) - Practicable experiences regarding Thermal Process Safety - Rule of thumbs -H. Mehling (Würzburg) - Potential new reference materials for caloric measurements on PCM
12:40 - 13:00Farewell address and outlook to 2023

Poster Presentation

Wednesday, 26 May to Friday, 28 May 2021

Pharmacy and Life Sciences

K. Beck (Freiburg)Lipid clustering induced by antimicrobial peptides in mixed PE/PG vesicles: The effect of PEG-lipids
R. N. Bento (Lisboa)Metabolic pathway deficiencies are compensated by higher energy dissipation to maintain microbiological growth rate in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
C. Jaramillo (Medellín)Using Isothermal microcalorimetry to measure cadmium-tolerant activity in soil microbial populations of cacao-growing farms in Colombia
H. Knoch (Freiburg)The complex association behavior of the polysorbates Tween 20® and Tween 80®
J. Koehler (Freiburg)Molecular Mixing of Lipids by Dual Centrifugation – a DSC Study
L. C. Naßwetter (Freiberg)Pushing the detection limits of ITC - Determining partition coefficients of poorly soluble drugs
L. Uribe (Mosquera)Isothermal microcalorimetry (IMC) to determine antagonistic effects of Trichoderma asperellum and Bacillus amyloliquefaciens against Scopulariopsis sp.

Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry

V. B. S. Cardenas (Porto)Experimental and Computational Studies on the Thermodynamic and Structural Properties of a Maleic Anhydride Derivative: 1,2,4,5-cyclohexanetetracarboxylic dianhydride (HPMDA)
I. O. Feliciano (Lisbon)The Standard Molar Enthalpy of the 4’-Hydroxyacetophenone Polymorphic Phase Transition as Benchmark for Solution Calorimetry Measurements
F. Habermann (Freiberg)Thermodynamic Investigation of Vanadium Hydrogenation
F. Habermann (Freiberg)Thermodynamic Study of the Dehydrogenation Reactions of the Complex Hydrides Mg(AlH4)2 and Ca(AlH4)2
A. C. M. O. Lima (Porto)Calorimetric and computational study of methyl 1H-1,2,4-triazole-3-carboxylate
A. L. Ribeiro da Silva (Porto)Tautomerism and thermodynamic stability of two mercapto-1,3,4-thiadiazoles
C. Schick (Kazan/Rostock)Fast scanning calorimetry for vapor pressure determination above solids and liquids 
M. Shehab (Braunschweig)Improved metrological methodology to address the challenges associated with caloric value analysis of biofuel materials by bomb calorimetry (EMPIR Project BIOFMET)
C. A. O. Silva (Porto)Thermochemical fingerprint of allyl cinnamate
S. P. Verevkin (Rostock)Gibbs–Helmholtz equation: practical applications in thermochemistry
S. V. Vostrikov (Samara)Energy matryoshka. Hydrogen storage in liquid organic hydrogen carrier

Polymers and Organic Chemistry

F. Kandelhard (Geesthacht)Calorimetry & Simulation: Heat Balance of Anionic Polymerization in Batch Reactors
K. N. Raftopoulos (Kraków)Water absorption and plasticization in non-isocyanate polyurethanes with POSS inclusions

Inorganic Chemistry and Geo Sciences

A. S. Schulze (Gießen)Ligand Residues on Fe2O3 Nanorods from Hydrothermal Syntheses

Theory and Instruments

D. Urban (Berlin)Dynamic measurement of specific heat above 1000 °C