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DGMK-Event / Conversion of Carbon Carriers

K³/C³ - Plastic circularity through chemical recycling

Schwechat refinery
Mannswörther Straße 28, 2320 Schwechat, Austria

We look forward to a lively exchange during the K3/C3 - 16th Conference of the Department of Conversion of Carbon Carriers. Be there when science and industry meet!

The conference is jointly organized by the DGMK department "Conversion of Carbon Carriers", the ÖGEW, Austrian Society for Energy Sciences and PlasticsEurope Deutschland e. V..

We kindly ask the speakers to submit an extended abstract for publication in the conference proceedings by July 31, 2024. There are no restrictions on the length of the extended abstract. Illustrations, color and black and white, are permitted. Speakers will receive further information and a Word template from us by e-mail.

Please note that the presenter (oral and poster) must also pay the participation fee.

The presentations can be held in German or English.

Program schedule

Tuesday, 17.09.2024

From 13:00
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Opening of the conference | Greetings

2:15 pm
Primary Conversion

5:00 pm
Polymer Conversion

7:30 pm

Wednesday, 18.09.2024

08:30 a.m.
Primary Conversion II

10:15 a.m.

Intro ReOil system

Summary and concluding remarks

Tour of the ReOil plant

3:15 pm
End of the event

Scientific Program Committee

  • Tilman Bechthold, RWE Power AG, Essen
  • Dr. Michael Bender, BASF SE, Ludwigshafen
  • Dr. Karsten Büker, thyssenkrupp Uhde GmbH, Dortmund
  • Dr. Beate Edl, OMV Downstream GmbH, Schwechat
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Franke, Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology UMSICHT, Sulzbach-Rosenberg
  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Ernst Müller, Ruhr University Bochum, Carbon Sources and Conversion, Bochum
  • Dr. Matthias Müller-Hagedorn, AIR LIQUIDE Forschung und Entwicklung GmbH, Frankfurt
  • Dr. Alexander Kronimus, PlasticsEurope Deutschland e. V., Frankfurt am Main

Cooperation partner


Directions to the Schwechat refinery

Conference Fees

Registration until 15.08.2024

  • Individual members of DGMK/ÖGEW 
480,00 €
University / Authority1
330,00 €
190,00 €
Student (up to 30 years)1
65,00 €
  • Non-members
560,00 €
University / Authority
245,00 €
Student (up to 30 years)
80,00 €

Registration from 16.08.2024

  • Individual members of DGMK/ÖGEW 
525,00 €
University / Authority1
375,00 €
245,00 €
Student (up to 30 years)1
75,00 €
  • Non-members
595,00 €
University / Authority
445,00 €
295,00 €
95,00 €

1 This rate is only valid if the membership fee has been paid.

The amount is payable within 14 days without deduction after receipt of the invoice.


Please use the registration form below for your binding registration.

After registration you will receive an invoice for the conference fee to be paid. Please do not make any advance payments.

If registration is canceled by 12.7.2024, the DGMK will refund any fees already paid less a processing fee of EUR 30.00. After 12.7.2024, the full conference fee must be invoiced.

A processing fee of EUR 50.00 will be charged for reregistrations of participants.

All conference fees include the statutory VAT on the catering portion. The same conference fees apply for speakers.

The conference fees include participation in the conference, the conference report with the authors' manuscripts of the presentations, participation in the welcome evening, drinks during breaks and snacks.

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Event Coordinator

Dr. Gesa Netzeband

Head of the Conversion of Carbon Carriers Department

Ines Musekamp

Coordination Conversion of Carbon Carriers