Imprs Recharge Symposium at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

Catalysis Towards Greener Chemistry

IMPRS RECHARGE 2nd Symposium

May 20th - May 23rd 2019


It is of great pleasure for us to continue the IMPRS RECHARGE scientific symposia series by inviting you to the 2nd symposium “Catalysis Towards Greener Chemistry”. Our research school focuses on interdisciplinary fields of research in biology, chemistry and physics that address the challenges faced in terms of catalysis, physical and chemical analysis to achieve sustainable energy solutions.

It has become more and more clear with time that the commonly used energy resources are either getting exhausted or pose serious environmental concerns, making it essential to hunt for alternative solutions. This provides a huge scope for the development of new technologies at a molecular level with fundamental insights and at an industrial level with efficient implementations. The awareness of these challenges and scopes is the foundation of a new conceptual thinking within research in natural sciences, "Green Chemistry". This symposium aims to obtain a more comprehensive understanding of this concept by focusing on different dimensions of catalysis such as, Heterogeneous Catalysis, Homogeneous Catalysis, Bio-catalysis and Industrial Catalysis.


Organizers

This symposium is organized by students of the International Max Planck Research School on Reactive Structure Analysis for Chemical Reactions.


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2nd IMPRS RECHARGE Symposium 2019 - Preliminary Program

A detailed program schedule will be announced soon.
Monday, 20th of May
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Tuesday, 21st of May
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Wednesday, 22nd of May
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Thursday, 23rd of May
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Download the schedule as pdf

Venue

The 2nd IMPRS RECHARGE scientific symposium 2019 takes place at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany.

Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung
Kaiser-Wilhelm-Platz 1
D-45470 Mülheim an der Ruhr
www.kofo.mpg.de

Front view of the Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

Arrival

By car

From the north (Duisburg, A3), from the south (Cologne, A3) or from the west (Dusseldorf / Airport, A52): Leave the motorway at junction Breitscheid in the direction of Essen. Take the exit Ratingen - Breitscheid and follow the main road B1 through Mülheim. After 8 km, the road crosses the Ruhr and winds uphill. Once at the top, take a sharp left onto Bismarckstrasse (sign "Max Planck Institute"). The third street on the right (with another sign "Max Planck Institute") leads after 300 m to the institute, entrance Lembkestraße.

From the East (Essen / Dortmund): On the A40 motorway, take the MH-Heißen / MH-Zentrum exit, which becomes Bundesstraße B1. After 4 km of winding road, at the traffic lights, drive straight past an ARAL gas station (left side of the street). After another 140 m, the B1 turns left into the valley, here you drive straight into the Bismarckstraße (sign "Max Planck Institute"). The third street on the right (with another sign "Max Planck Institute") leads after 300 m to the institute, entrance Lembkestraße.

By train

Fast and comfortable train connections lead either to Essen (from north and east) or Duisburg (from south and west). S-Bahn trains from both stations take you to Mülheim Central Station in less than 10 minutes. Then you can take a cab to the institute, entrance Lembkestraße (5-10 minutes, about 5 Euro).

Alternatively, you can take the tram or bus from Mülheim (Ruhr) main station to the bus stop "Stadtmitte". From there, take tram 104 (direction main cemetery) to the stop "Max-Planck- Institute".

The walk from the train station to the institute takes about 20 minutes. The easiest route for a visitor leads through the Forum (shopping center) and then up the Kaiserstraße to a small park on the right. Crossing this park, you come to a road (Kluse), at the end of which you can see the laboratory tower. If you go to the left at the end of the laboratory tower, you will reach the entrance to the institute on Lembkestraße.

By car

The easiest way to get to the institute from Dusseldorf airport is by cab (22 km, 20-30 minutes, approx. 40 Euro). If the cab driver is not familiar with the roads in Mülheim, you can follow the directions "by car".

There is also a direct train connection from Dusseldorf Airport to Mülheim Central Station. In each hour several different trains run with travel times of 15-27 minutes (IC, RE, S-Bahn, each in the direction of Dortmund). From Mülheim Central Station it is best to take a cab to the institute, entrance Lembkestraße (5-10 minutes). The train and cab ride costs are about 10 Euro.

From Frankfurt airport there are fast and direct train connections (IC, ICE) to Duisburg main station. From there, trains (S-Bahn, RE) go to Mülheim Central Station. The ride takes a total of 2 hours and costs about 75 euros. Then you can take a cab to the institute, entrance Lembkestraße.

Accommodation

We recommend booking at the following hotels for which a certain contingent is reserved during the time the symposium takes place. If you choose one of those, please provide the booking code "CTGC2019" as reference and be aware of the deadline for booking the available rooms.

Haus Kastanienhof
Dimbeck 27
45470 Mülheim
distance to KOFO: 700 m
tel.: 0208 32139
email: rezeption-haus-kastanienhof@t-online.de
web: www.assindia-hotels.de/Haus-Kastanienhof
prices: 55 € single room, 75 € double room, breakfast included
deadline: 22.04.2019

Gartenhotel Luisental
Trooststr. 2
45468 Mülheim
distance to KOFO: 1 km
tel.: 0208 992140
email: info@gartenhotel-luisental.de
web: www.gartenhotel-luisental.de
prices: 88 € single room, 118 € double room, breakfast included
deadline: 06.05.2019

Hotel Friederike
Friedrichstr. 32
45468 Mülheim
distance to KOFO: 1.3 km
tel.: 0208 992150
email: info@hotel-friederike.de
web: www.hotel-friederike.de
prices: 78 € single room, 108 € double room, breakfast included
deadline: 06.05.2019

Hotel Noy
Schloßstr. 28-30
45468 Mülheim
distance to KOFO: 1.7 km
tel.: 0208 45050
email: info@hotelnoy.de
web: www.hotelnoy.de
prices: 79.50 € single room, 99 € double room, breakfast additional 9.50 €
deadline: none

Registration

Registration will be opened soon and detailed information will then be provided.

Media

Abstract and Poster templates can be downloaded here and will be provided as soon as available.

Contact

Organization Team

E-mail: ctgc@cec.mpg.de


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