Advances in innovative experimental methodology or simulation tools used to create, test, control and analyse systems, materials and molecules [NEXTLAB 2014]

IFPEN / Rueil-Malmaison - 2-4 April 2014


Main topics

  • New experimental and simulation tools for material design, synthesis and formulation
  • Innovative tools and methods to evaluate and characterize systems and materials
  • High-throughput Experimentation (HTE) to intensify the discovery, characterization and evaluation of materials
  • Numerical and experimental tools to process scale-up
  • New analytical tools for process monitoring
  • The laboratory of future: platforms, projects and collaborations

Industrially oriented topics

A part of the program will be dedicated to strongly industrially oriented issues. A round table with speakers from the industry will close the conference.

Already confirmed:
Jean-Claude Charpentier
, ENSIC Nancy, France (Moderator)

Hervé Cauffriez, IFPEN, France

Paul Deschrijver, Solvay Laboratory of the Future, France

Franck Dumeignil, Univ. Lille 1 REALCAT, France

Sophie Jullian, Ministère de l'enseignement supérieur et de la recherche, France

Eric Larrey, Ideel, France

John M. Newsam, Tioga research, USA


Already confirmed keynote speakers

Claude de Bellefon, CPE Lyon, France

Volker Hessel, Eindhoven Univ. of Technology, The Netherlands

Mel Koch, University of Washington, USA

John M. Newsam, Tioga Research, USA

Guy B. Marin, Ghent University, Belgium

Clément Sanchez, Collège de France, France

Oral presentations

- 40 minutes allotted for keynote speakers, including 5 minutes discussion
- 20 minutes oral presentations, including 5 minutes discussion

Official language

English will be the official language. Simultaneous interpretation will not be provided.