June 19 / 20, 2024

Preliminary Scientific Program

During the conferences keynote lectures, invited lectures and short lectures are presented in two parallel sessions. Additionally, the presentation of posters is also planned.

The conference is generally scheduled according to the following timetable. The program in detail is available on June 1, 2024.

Download the program as .pdf-file: Program.pdf

Download the book of abstracts as .pdf-file: BookOfAbstract.pdf



“Are biopolymers ready for technical applications? - Blends and composites with biogenic components”
Prof. Dr. Johannes Ganster
Head of Biopolymers Division at Fraunhofer IAP
Chair of Biopolymers and Plastics Processing at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

"Microplastic - Formation and Degradation"
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Altstädt
University of Bayreuth
Bayreuth Institute of Macromolecular Research (BIMF)

"Reducing environment impact of the polyhydroxyalkanoates production by halophytic biorefinery”
Prof. Alexander Golberg
Head, Department of Environmental Studies
Porter School of Environment and Earth Sciences
Tel Aviv University, Israel

"Tailored multifunctional composites for sustainable lightweight applications"
Professor Dr.-Ing. habil. Robert Böhm
Professor of Composite Lightweight Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
Leipzig University of Applied Sciences

Sessions of polymertec24:

  • Biopolymers (Dr. Patrick Hirsch, Prof. Dr. Johannes Ganster)
  • Plastic Recycling and Circular Economy (Prof. Mathias Seitz, Prof. Thomas Martin)
  • Polymers for sustainable technologies (Prof. Maik Feldmann, Dr. Klemens Ilse)
  • Thermoplastic lightweight structures (Dr. Matthias Zscheyge, Prof. Robert Böhm)
  • Characterization of Plastic (Prof. Valentin Cepus, Prof. Beate Langer)
  • Deformation and Fracture Behavior (Prof. Katrin Reincke, Dr. Ralf Lach)