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DGMK-Event / Petrochemistry

Circular Economy - A Fresh View on Petrochemistry

Dreikönigskirche Dresden-Neustadt
Hauptstraße 23, 01097 Dresden-Neustadt
The scientific programme is available

The conference is jointly organised by the Petrochemistry Division of DGMK, the Division of Industrial Chemistry of the Società Chimica Italiana (SCI) and ÖGEW Austrian Society for Petroleum Sciences.

The scientific chairmen are Dr. Michael Bender (BASF SE, Ludwigshafen), Dr. Harald Häger (Evonik Performance Materials GmbH, Marl), Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Jess (University of Bayreuth), Prof. Dr. Johannes A. Lercher (Technical University Munich), Dr. Mario Marchionna (Saipem S.p.A., San Donato Milanese, Italy) and Prof. Dr. Dieter Vogt (Technical University Dortmund).

Keynote Lectures

We are happy to announce the follwoing keynote lectures.

  • Selection of Novel Nanoporous Materials for Carbon Capture Applications
    S. Brandani, School of Engineering, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Carbon as a future energy carrier
    R. Schlögl, Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society, Berlin
  • Carbon Capture and Utilization - An Alternative Approach for Petrochemical Down Stream Products?
    N. Schödel, Linde AG, Pullach, Germany
  • Closing the Carbon Cycle - Catalytic Conversion of Alternative Feedstocks for the Chemical Value
    Chain W. Leitner, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Converscion, Mülheim a.d.R., Germany
  • ReOil - OMV's Pace to Circular Economy
    O. Schneider, OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH, Vienna, Austria
  • Hydrogen, Oxygen and Synthesis Gas for Storage of Energy and Greening of Coal-based Technology
    H. Niemantsverdriet, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • The Role of Chemistry in a Circular Economy - Decoupling Growth from Resource Comsuption
    T. Schaffrannek, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • Storing Energy in Chemical Bonds - Strategies for Electrochemical Conversion of Organic Waste to Petrochemicals and Fuels
    J. Holladay, Institute for Integrated Catalysis, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA, USA


The scientific programme is available.

Event Coordinator

Dr. Hedwig Doloszeski

Executive Director

Christa Jenke