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Program

Nanofiltration 2020 will take place from Tuesday 7 July until Friday 10 July. The preliminary programme is shown below. The meeting place is the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Campus North, which is located about 1.5 hours by train south of Frankfurt. For those arriving on the 7th this is a convenient meeting place. We offer a casual lab visit of the Institute for Advanced Membrane Technology, a lunch at Germany’s largest research centre and will then travel by bus to the Achalm.

 

In the afternoon the three days programme starts. There will be 11 sessions and tentative topics are listed below. All meals will be provided, please note that room bookings are separate to registration and as room availability is limited please register early.

 

 

Session 1 What is nanofiltration? Historic developments and State-of-the-art in the context of membrane filtration

 

PART I: Nanofiltration Principles
Session 2 Nanofiltration materials and module configurations
Session 3 Membrane characterization and transport models
Session 4 Nanofiltration Fouling

 

PART II: Nanofiltration Applications
Session 5 Water treatment and reuse
Session 6 Industrial effluents, products processing and organic solvent filtration
Session 7 Micropollutant removal and membrane photocatalysis

 

Part III: New Nanofiltration Materials
Session 8 Novel polymers and water/ion channels
Session 9 Carbon based composite materials
Session 10 Membrane with novel functionalities
Session 11 Future developments and research perspectives