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What's Hot in CEICS specialization areas - Chemistry and Energy (morning)

Parallel sessions in CEICS specialization areas

Tarragona. ICIQ, Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia10/11/20119.00 to 13.30

There will be six parallel sessions with speakers in each field discussing strategies for the speciality areas of the CEICS. The six sessions will be in the areas of chemistry and energy, nutrition and health, oenology, tourism, prehistory and classical archaeology. Conferences, seminars and roundtables will be held in the morning and afternoon to share and learn about the current situation in research, development and innovation in every field. The seminars will provide an opportunity for CEICS community members, partners and strategic allies in each area to promote joint projects and teamwork.

All lectures will be in English


Main publics

  • CEICS researchers
  • CEICS research training students
  • Enterprise RDI research representatives
  • Representative of CEICS' main research allies





  • Carmen Claver, Prof. Dr. in Inorganic Chemistry at the Rovira i Virgili university, Scientific Director CTQC, Forum CEICS-Chemistry and Energy coordination.

"Frontier Research in Chemistry and Energy (I)"

Chair: Sergio Castillón, Responsible of the Stetereoselective Organic Synthesis and Carbohydrate chemistry group at the Rovira I Virgili University.

"Catalytic Decomposition of Methane as a route to produce Hydrogen and Advanced Carbon Materials for Energy applications"

  • Rafael Moliner,Coordinator of the Chemical Science and Technology Area of CSIC (Spanish National Research Council).

"New photocatalysts fo hydrogen generation for water"


Coffee Break


"Frontier Research in Chemistry and Energy (II)"

Chair: Joan Salvadó, Head of Bioenery and Biofuels and Group Leader of Feedstocks, IREC.

"Challenges and opportunities for a sustainable energy scenario: the key role of research and development in chemistry"

  • Lourdes Vega. Research & Development Director of Carburos Metálicos, Air Products Group. Director of MATGAS.

"Social dimensions in the technologies of capture ans storage of CO2, hydrogen and microalgae"

13:45-15:00 Lunch