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Amcel Symposium program

Event details of AMCEL SYMPOSIUM
Date 28 October 2021
Time 08:30 -17:00
8:30 Reception (coffee)  Chair: Amanda Garcia (UvA)
9:00 – 9:30 Opening conference
9:30 – 10:00 Dr. Gunther Schmidt (Siemens)
  Renewable Synthesis of chemical Feedstock and Specialties employing Electrolysis and anaerobic Fermentation post processing
10:00 – 10:30 Prof. Dr. Andrea Russell (University of Southampton)
  Structure-property relationships in Pt-Sn electrocatalysts
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break  Chair: Bart van den Bosch (Avantium)
10:45 – 11:15 Prof. Dr. Earl Goetheer (TNO and TUDelft)
  Commercial opportunities and challenges for electrochemical CO2 reduction
11:15 – 12:00 Panel Discussion (Moderator: Prof. Dr. Gert Jan Gruter – UvA)
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch  Chair: Erik Garnett (Amolf)
13:30 – 13:50 Dr. Chris Slootweg (University of Amsterdam)
  ‘CHNOPS’: from the origin of life to the origin of waste. Ample potential for sustainable chemistry
13:50 – 14:10 Dr. Dennis Hetterscheid (Leiden University)
  Biomimetic copper complexes for electrocatalytic applications
14:10 – 14:30 Dr. Tom Burdyny (TUDelft)
  Space-resolved mapping of catalytic activity in electrolysers by infrared imaging
14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break  Chair: Joost Reek (UvA)
14:45 – 15:05 Dr. Antoni Forner-Cuenca (TUEindhoven)
  Advancing redox flow batteries through porous electrode engineering
15:05 – 15:25 Julia Krasovic (Avantium)
  Scaling-up: Lab to Industry
15:25 – 16:00 Award Ceremony + Award Lecture
16:00 – 17:00 Poster session + drinks
17:00 Closing


Science Park 104
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Research posters can be submitted to until 10 October.
Printed poster format must be vertical 120 cm / 90 cm.

Instructions for live participants

  • The exact address of AMOLF is Science Park 104, 1098 XG Amsterdam. 
  • The train station Science Park is 8 minutes far by walking.
  • There is a parking lot in front of the building. You can have the parking ticket stamped at the reception for free access.
  • The Symposium will be held in the Canteen, but you will be guided to the 1st floor when you receive the badge and have the Corona Check scanned.

Visitors from another European country can use the EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC). Using a paper or digital DCC from your original country can give you access to Dutch events.
Foreign visitors can also download the CoronaCheck app, but they don’t have to. 
Visitors from countries that don’t use the EU DCC need to get tested beforehand through Testen voor Toegang and convert their result in CoronaCheck into a coronavirus pass. 

Link for online participation

Meet the speakers

Dr. Gunther Schmidt (Siemens)
Prof. Dr. Andrea Russell (University of Southampton)
Dr. Earl Goetheer, TNO and TU Delft
Dr. Chris Slootweg (University of Amsterdam)
Julia Krasovic (Avantium)
Dr. Dennis Hetterscheid (Leiden University)
Dr. Tom Burdyny (TUDelft)
Dr. Antoni Forner-Cuenca (TU Eindhoven)

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