Plenary Lectures



Commercial Applications of Ionic Liquids

Mark Shiflett

Foundation Distinguished Professor
The University of Kansas, USA

Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis


Biological Activity and Toxicological Issues of Ionic Liquids

Valentine P. Ananikov

Lomonosov Moscow State University

Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry Moscow, Russia
Member of Russian Academy of Sciences


Prospects of Electrolytic Conversion of Carbon Dioxide in Molten Salts

George Z. Chen

University of Nottingham, UK and China

Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering
Electrochemical Technologies


Polymeric Ionic Liquids: Broadening Properties and Applications

Isabel Marrucho

Associate Professor
University of Lisbon

Department of Chemical Engineering and Centro de Química Estrutural, Instituto Superior Técnico
Molecular and Engineering Thermodynamics

PL- 5

Rational design of ionic media from a molecular perspective: understanding solvation and interfaces

Agílio Pádua

Université Clermont Auvergne, France

Institute of Chemistry, Clermont-Ferrand
Molecular Thermodynamics of Ionic Liquids


Development of New Cellulosic Fibers for Technical Applications using IL-Technology

Frank Hermanutz

Head of Biopolymers, Wet Spinning Technology

German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research Denkendorf, Germany


Molten Salts and Energy

Marcelle Gaune-Escard

Aix-Marseille University, IUSTI, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS, Marseille, France

Plenary: 30 minutes + 5 minutes discussion.