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2 February - 6 February

The 10th International Membrane Science and Technology Conference (IMSTEC2020) will be held in Sydney, Australia, at the UTS Aerial Convention Centre, from 2nd to 6th of February 2020.

IMSTEC is attended by industry and academic leaders and focuses on advances in all areas of membrane science and technology, with particular attention on water treatment, food processing, energy production and material characterization. The IMSTEC conference program will include formal presentations and poster sessions of it scientific program as well as keynote presentations from leaders from academic and industry. The conference will also include a number of industry relevant workshops and tours of local sites featuring membrane operations, to be announced.

In addition to the presentations delivered by the renowned invited plenary and keynote speakers that will join the conference, IMSTEC welcomes the submission of high-quality research abstracts to enrich the scientific program and stimulate the discussion towards the development of new frontiers in membrane science

See the Official Conference website www.imstec2020.com for more details.

Conference Topics:

  • Novel membrane development, modifications and characterisation
  • Pervaporation, vapour separation and membrane distillation
  • Application in mining industry and agriculture
  • Electrically enhanced membrane operation
  • Advances in RO and NF membranes
  • Advances in MF and UF membranes
  • Forward and engineered osmosis
  • Water and waste water treatment
  • Wine, food and dairy application
  • Mixed session on membranes
  • Membrane bioreactors
  • Membrane fouling
  • Gas separation

Submission Procedure:

All abstracts are to be submitted via the online abstract submission portal available on the official conference website: www.imstec2020.com or by visiting directly the following page: www.imstec2020.com/abstract-submission. Please follow the instructions to create an account. Abstracts will be accepted for oral or poster presentations and shall be limited to a maximum of two A4 pages (including figures, tables and references).

Travel Awards:

IMSTEC2020 will strongly support Student and ECRs by offering a large number of travel awards (up to 400 AUD). Please contact the IMSTEC Secretariat directly a at [email protected] to verify the eligibility criteria.

Event and Travel Information:

The event will be jointly organised by the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and Sydney University of Technology (UTS)., and will be held at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. Exclusively for our Conference attendees, discounted room rate at nearby preferred hotels have been secured and will be announced soon. Please make sure to periodically visit our website for more information at: https://www.imstec2020.com/venue/

Key Dates:

  • Abstract Submissions: Now Open
  • Abstracts deadline: 15 August 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: 15 October 2019
  • Author Registration Deadline: 15 November 2019

Plenary Speakers

Conference Chairs:
Pierre Le-Clech (UNSW) | Long Nghiem (UTS) | Ho Kyong Shon (UTS) | Chuyang Tang (UNSW)

Conference Secretariat:
Andrea Merenda & Francois Allioux


2 February
6 February
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University of Technology Sydney (UTS)
FEIT Seminar Room (Bld.11, Level 6, R.408)
Sydney, Australia
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