Scientific Programme

The programme is complete (as of 23 May 2023).

Wednesday, 31 May 2023

11:00 - 13:00Registration
 Seminar room A
 Hydrogen Storage
13:00 - 13:15J. Hornig, Head of PTB department 'Gas Flow' - Welcome address
13:15 - 14:00M. Heere (Braunschweig) - Sector coupling on a MW Scale or what to do with 500 kg of ‘green‘ H2 a day?
14:00 - 14:45F. Mertens (Freiberg/Sa.) - Limitations and Opportunities in Solid State Hydrogen Storage
14:45 - 15:15Instrument presentation / Poster presentation / Coffee break
 Chemical Process Safety and Biocalorimetry
15:15 - 16:00M. Gödde, A. Zentel (Ludwigshafen) - Assessment of Polymerizing Substances and Self Accelerating Polymerization Temperature (SAPT)
16:00 - 16:45A. Bartelt (München) - Biological principles of energy metabolism
16:45 - 17:30G. Makhatadze (Troy, NY) - Pressure Perturbation Calorimetry and the Effects of High Hydrostatic Pressure on the Conformational Equilibrium of Biomacromolecules
17:30 - 19:00Transfer to city
19:00 - 22:00Informal meeting at Rheinische Republik

Thursday, 01 June 2023

 Seminar room A
 Hydrogen Storage
09:00 - 09:45

K. Müller (Rostock) - Thermochemistry of Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carrier: How Calorimetry sets the foundations for development of the technology

09:45 - 10:30

T. Klapoetke (München) - New Possibilities for Hydrogen Transport

10:30 - 11:00Instrument presentation / Poster presentation / Coffee break
11:00 - 11:45M. Dornheim (Nottingham) - Characterisation of Reactive Hydride Composites as potential Hydrogen Storage Materials
11:45 - 13:10Annual meeting of GEFTA and Lunch break
 Seminar room ASeminar room B
 Chemical Process SafetyNew Methods
13:10 - 13:30D.P. Rütti (Winterthur) - Simulate chemical reactions and derive kinetics from milli-scale flow calorimetryJ. Lerchner (Freiberg/Sa.) - Calorimetric measurements on small tissue samples
13:30 - 13:50J. Nowottny (Frankfurt a. M.) - Heat-/Pressure-Accumulation Test - Adiabatic Calorimetry for Assessing Process Safety Relevant Parameters such as ADT24h and TexoJ. Narymany Shandy (Würzburg) - Development of an Optical Differential Scanning Calorimetry Setup for Determining the Specific Heat Capacity at High Temperatures
13:50 - 14:10A. Zentel, D. Ohlig (Ludwigshafen) - Evaluation of apparatus effects on calorimetric data as a basis for safe operating limits in thermal process safetyJ.E.K. Schawe (Nänikon) - An Advanced Heat Flux DSC Operated in the Power Compensation Mode
14:10 - 14:30Z. Gulsoy Serif (London) - Flow Calorimetry: A Methodology for Determining Kinetics of Exothermic ReactionsM.J. Kriegel (Freiberg/Sa.) - Utilizing high-temperature calorimetry for a thermodynamic assessment based on the CalPhaD approach
14:30 - 15:00Instrument presentation / Poster presentation / Coffee break
 Thermodynamics and KineticsNew Materials
15:00 - 15:32J.E.K. Schawe (Nänikon) - On Fictive and Real Kinetics of the Glass TransitionK. Burkmann (Freiberg/Sa.) - Thermodynamic Study of Yttrium Boranate - Y(BH4)3
15:20 - 15:40C.B.M. Groß (Mainz) - Determination of the specific heat capacity of melts using a tabletop DSCF. Habermann (Freiberg/Sa.) - Determination and Assessment of Thermodynamic Data for the Earth Alkali Metal Alanates Mg(AlH4)2, Ca(AlH4)2 and Sr(AlH4)2
 Safety and Hydrogen Storage
15:45 - 16.30K. Holtappels (Berlin) - Safety aspects for hydrogen technologies
16:30 - 18:00Transfer to city
18:00 - 19:00Guided visit to Herzog Anton Ulrich-Museum
19:00 - 23:00Conference dinner at restaurant Al Duomo

Friday, 02 June 2023

 Seminar room A
09:00 - 09:45W. Frieß (München) - Thermal Analysis in Formulation of Protein Drugs
09:45 - 10:30T. Rades (Copenhagen) - Investigation of pharmaceutically relevant properties of amorphous drug systems with differential scanning calorimetry
10:30 - 11:00Coffee Break
 Seminar room ASeminar room B
11:00 - 11:20C. Fricke (Landau) - Micro(bio-)calorimetry - Instrument and Method Development for Microbiological Drinking Water AnalysisM. Heere (Braunschweig) - Characterization of a novel Mg-conductor using Neutron Methods
11:20 - 11:40T. Maskow (Leipzig) - Characterisation of fungal lignocellulose utilisation strategies using biocalorimetryK. Böhm (Mannheim) - Possibilities and methods of Calorimetry to investigate the heat generation of silicon anodes for Li-Ion-Batteries
11:40 - 12:00J. Lerchner (Freiberg/Sa.) - Heat production of muscle tissue of tegu lizards (Salvator merianae)M. Steeb (Braunschweig) - Thermal investigation of inhomogenities in aged batteries using an isoperibolic calorimeter
 Seminar room A
 Energy Storage
12:05 - 12:50M. Felderhoff (Mülheim/Ruhr) - Hydride-based thermal energy storage
12:50 - 13:00Farewell address and outlook to 2025

Poster Presentation

Wednesday, 31 May to Friday, 02 June 2023

Wednesday, 31 May to Friday, 02 June 2023


K. Beck (Freiburg i. Br.)Binding of antimicrobial peptides alters the thermotropic behaviour of model membranes
K. Burkmann (Freiberg/Sa.)Thermodynamic Study of Zirconium and Hafnium Boranate - Zr(BH4)4 and Hf(BH4)4
M. Chorążewski (Katowice)Using Scanning Transitiometery to Investigate the PVT and Thermal Properties of Flexible Systems
C. Fricke (Landau)Design and application of a novel calorespirometer for measuring soil microbial activity
F. Habermann (Freiberg/Sa.)Study of the Influence of NaCl and LiCl on the Decomposition of Sr(AlH4)2
A. Lowe (Katowice)Relating Surface Entropy to the Heat of Intrusion into Macroscopic Pores by Scanning Transitiometry
P. Schlosser (Braunschweig)Establishing a phase diagram of polyoxyethylene (40) stearate and ibuprofen
T. Stahl (Bingen)Determination of the measurement accuracy of reaction calorimetric investigations under difficult reaction conditions for the heat flow balance
O. Sukhbat (Braunschweig)Influence of poloxamer type on the structural changes upon autoclaving of trimyristin nanoemulsions: A DSC study